Things to Do


Oxford is home to a wide array of art and cultural experiences. Several artisans call Oxford home and we have a world renowned Performing Arts Program at Miami University. We have access to great theatre, music and visual art. Explore our art culture by checking out the the Oxford Community Arts Center, tour of the Miami University Art Museum or catch a performance at Miami.

Families things to do

Families are sure to find plenty to do in our little town! Try the climbing wall at the Rec Center, visit the historic pioneer farm or if you have little ones… let them splash in the fountains uptown. Get out there and explore all we have to offer.

Festivals & Fun things to do

There is always something fun going on in Oxford! Check out the award winning Kinetics Festival for quirky human powered sculptures or visit the Oxford Wine Festival to sample wines,craft beers and admire the work of numerous area artisans.

History things to do

Established in 1810, Oxford has a rich history and has maintained many historical sites for residents and visitors to enjoy. Admire the restored Black covered bridge, visit the Miami McGuffey Museum or imagine the life of a confederate spy as you look at the Lottie Moon house.

Miami things to do

Miami University is one of the top ranked public universities for undergraduate teaching. With it’s strong academic reputation, great opportunities for students and picturesque campus… we couldn’t ask for a better neighbor. Come visit what’s deemed Ohio’s public ivy and experience all that Miami has to offer.

Natural areas things to do

According to Robert Frost, Miami boasts “the most beautiful campus that ever there was” and we tend to agree. Take a walk through Miami’s picturesque campus, play in the community park, take a hike in the Miami University Natural Areas or head over to the Hueston Woods State Park to relax and take in the view.

Nightlife things to do

Have a reason to celebrate or just getting together with friends? There are plenty of places to have a great night out. Whether you’re looking for a nice glass of wine, craft beers or a place to dance, Oxford has it all. Get your friends together and head to Oxford for a great night!