August is upon us, as is the end of summer and the start of the school year. This is a HUGE month for Marysville with the Balloon Festival, the city’s bicentennial and the first football game of the season, so read on to start planning your month of fun.

August 3
A Healthy Day in the Park at Legion Park (+ Movie Night!)
Enjoy an afternoon of healthy snacks and free admission to the pool at this wellness focused event. At dusk, grab your lawn chairs to enjoy The Little Mermaid under the stars for the Movie in the Park event.

4-Year Anniversary Bash at Dalton Union Winery
Celebrate four years of Dalton Union with food trucks, door prizes and live music.

August 8-11
2019 All-Ohio Balloon Fest
It’s the biggest event of the year! Spend the weekend snapping pics of the amazing hot air balloons, while enjoying live music, zoo animals, helicopter rides and more. 38 Special, former STAIND singer Aaron Lewis and Bon Journey will headline! Tickets available here.

August 9
VIP Meet + Greet Happy Hour at Walker Villas
Tour the fabulous condos, learn more about the community and meet your potential new neighbors while snacking on free apps and drinks. RSVP requested. More info available here.

August 10
Crawl for the Kids at Leon’s Garage
Grab a group and register for this bar crawl for a good cause. Registration includes a team t-shirt and three pitchers of beer per venue. Proceeds benefit the Elizaveta Fund, which assists families with the adoption of an orphan. Register here.

August 14
Care Train Night at Benny’s Pizza
As if we needed another reason to go to Benny’s…. 20% of all dine-in and carry-out sales on August 14 benefit Union County Care Train. There will also be live music (of course), door prizes and more entertainment.

August 16-17
Bicentennial Bash in Uptown Marysville
Celebrate our city’s bicentennial with live music, zip-lining and a climbing wall and a vintage car show. There will be free parking at the fairgrounds and a free shuttle service to uptown. There will be events held throughout the weekend, including the dedication of a temporary art exhibit.

August 24
Marysville Mini Con at Marysville Public Library
Get a taste of comic con at the Marysville Public Library! This free event features comics, art, cosplay and more.

August 30
First Home Football Game of the Season
Cheer on the Monarchs at the first home game of the season against Northland High.

August 31
Union County Foundation Covered Bridge Cycling Tour
Tour covered bridge country by bike! Riders can choose a 19, 34, 63 or 73 mile route. Register here.