There are several great events happening in Butler County this weekend. Check one out and support local art, music and fun.  You can also check out music during the week and farmers markets.

Live music in Butler County

Farmers Markets in Butler County


2017 Electronic Dayton Music Festival
WHEN: July 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – July 15, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
WHERE: Land of Illusion, 8762 Thomas Rd Middletown, OH 45042
COST: $60-$400
This July 14th and 15th a new Electronic Dayton Music Festival will be held in Middletown, OH at Land of Illusion. The festival will feature 23+ international, national, and regional DJ’s performing on 2 stages. Each stage will be connected through live social media streaming. In addition to just music, there will be an interactive vendor area where attendees can be creative and share images or videos at the festival with various organizations offering decorative art, banners, body art, and specialty clothing.

Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta at Voice of America
WHEN: July 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
WHERE: Voice of America Park, 7850 VOA Park Dr West Chester Township, OH 45069
BOATS! BOATS! BOATS! Cardboard boats, that is. The MetroParks of Butler County presents the 8th Annual Crazy Cardboard Regatta on Saturday, July 15th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Voice of America Park in West Chester! Do you think you’ve got what it takes? Then, sign your team up to build your own cardboard boat and join the amazing race around the lake! Sea legs aren’t quite ready; you say? No problem! Vendors, entertainment, activities, and more await you upon shore. So, come on out for some summer family fun, and don’t forget to keep calm and boat on!

Blues, Brews, and BBQ at Pyramid Hill
WHEN: July 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013
COST: $15.00

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum started the Blues, Brews & BBQ festival in 2016. The festival features live blues bands selected by The Cincy Blues Society, a variety of BBQ vendors and craft beer tastings selected by Cavalier Distributing. Current BBQ vendors include Sweets & Meats BBQ, Neal’s Famous BBQ, Wicked Hickory and Remi Js Barbecue Food Truck. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 – 12. BBQ and Beverages available for individual purchase.