The “dog days” are here, but this month is still jam-packed with summer fun in the ‘Ville. Read on for more August events in Union County, including all the details for the annual All-Ohio Balloon Fest.

Avalon Theatre Grand Opening
We’ve been enjoying special events The Avalon for the past few months, but now the theater will celebrate its long-awaited grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 4 and a free showing of “The Greatest Showman” on Friday, August 5.

All-Ohio Balloon Fest
The balloon fest is back! Marysville’s biggest event will be returning to the airport August 11-13. Fan-favorite balloons like Yoda and Darth Vader will make their appearance, as will festival headliner Bret Michaels. Get tickets here.

Uptown Makers Market
Sip and stroll your way through uptown Marysville on Saturday, August 13 with a makers market sponsored by Walking Distance Brewing and Gathered Goods.

Dine on a Covered Bridge
Grab your ticket for lunch on Pottersburg Bridge on Saturday, August 20. Enjoy wine, beer or cider from Dalton Union.

Friday Nights Uptown
Head uptown for this month’s event (plus car show!) on August 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. and check out a live performance from McGuffey Lane.

House Hunting in Marysville
Tour this spacious ranch, equipped with a basement craft room and workshop. Contact me for more info, and come see for yourself.