The weather is finally getting warmer and spring is in full swing here in Oxford, Ohio! From area attractions to festivals and farmers' markets, Oxford isn't lacking in fun things to do for the whole family! We've compiled a list of some of our favorites. With these, you're sure to get outside and enjoy the start of sunny days, warm temperatures and endless fun things to do around the community.
So spring into Oxford this month with these fun activities to make the most out of spring in this charming small town!
Find it here: Conrad Formal Gardens
Here in Oxford, Ohio, the Conrad Formal Gardens are a favorite for those seeking a beautiful and relaxing place to enjoy nature and of course, some spring flowers. Tucked back in the northeastern area of Miami University, the gardens are a favorite among students and community members alike. Complete with brick walking paths, rows of flower arrangements and a pond, you're bound to feel rejuvenated after a visit to these picturesque gardens. Bring a hammock, a picnic lunch and your camera, because we're sure you'll fall in love with this Oxford beauty fast!
Find it here: Peffer Park
We can't think of a better way to ring in the coming of spring than with our town's beloved Wildflower Walks, led by professional botanists from Miami University. These colorful walks will take place at the Silvoor Biological Sanctuary at 1:00PM on seven consecutive Sundays, from March 25 to May 13. Just minutes from Miami University's campus, the Silvoor Biological Sanctuary has been a staple in the Oxford community ever since it was donated to the university by Dr. Robert A. Hefner in 1978. Bring the little ones along to enjoy activities based off of the Pollinator Lesson Plan created by Kelli Scarpa, an Art Education major at Miami University. Activities will include bingo, birding days (bring your own binoculars!) and a special Mother's Day activity (May 13th) called Mommy Mammals, where kids can create little gifts with the materials provided!
Find it here: 4 N Main St.
Nothing screams a Saturday morning in Oxford quite like the community farmers' market. A community favorite, the market boasts homemade goodies, breakfast sandwiches, freshly-grown produce and delicious smoothies. Visit the next farmers' market on Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Oxford's Uptown Park. A perfect way to support local farmers and artisans, the Oxford Community Farmers' Market is a fun event for the whole family! As temperatures get warmer into the summer months, the market will open more regularly.
Find it here: 4 N Main St.
Here in Oxford, Ohio, when the weather's nice there's almost always a festival going on in our Uptown Park! This spring we have many festivals coming up — festivals that celebrate diversity, provide learning experiences and of course, fun for the whole family! Check out some of the festivals going on in Uptown Park in the coming weeks:
To find even more festivals going on this spring, please visit Enjoy Oxford's calendar. We're sure you'll find some festivals you love while enjoying all the learning opportunities Oxford provides!
Find it here: 119 E High St.
With over 20 locally-owned restaurants to choose from, Oxford's Uptown district has anything and everything you want in a meal. Asian, pub grub, Italian, Mexican — you name it and Uptown Oxford's got it! Many of our restaurants boast outdoor patios, perfect for enjoying this spring weather. Plus, you'll always find friendly service and charming ambiance! For a full list of Oxford's locally-owned restaurants, please click here.
Having a blast with these fun events and want to share some pictures with us? Post them to Enjoy Oxford's Facebook. And from all of us at Enjoy Oxford, happy spring!
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