We are hard at work planning the 34th "world famous" CAMDEN BLACK WALNUT FESTIVAL to be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16, 2022. Held the third weekend in October, the Black Walnut Festival is a fan favorite and one of the best in the entire SW OHIO area with more than 120 vendors and averaging 7,000-9,000 attendees per day.

This year, you will enjoy all the fantastic festival fun we can possibly pack into a weekend including...

  • 120+ Vendors!
  • Handmade crafts
  • Antiques, vintage and collectibles
  • New products and fun novelties
  • Pumpkins, gourds, flowers and other fall produce
  • Fantastic food vendors
  • A big 'ol fun parade
  • Car & Truck show
  • Baking contest and Auction
  • Kiddie Tractor Pull and Train Ride
  • Top notch entertainment all day long - both days
  • Wood carving Artist
  • Petting Zoo
  • Preble Shawnee High and Middle School Art Show and an Art Class for kids
  • Royalty Contest (Ages 2-13, boys and girls)
  • Family events like face painting, caricature artists, barrel train rides and a balloon artist
  • Historic Camden Walking Tours
  • Haunted Camden Wagon Tours (are you brave enough to ride?)
  • Oh, and let's not forget the great hand-cranked, homemade ice cream!

Lots of fun for everyone and every age!




DATES:   Saturday & Sunday, October 15-16, 2022

FESTIVAL TIMES:  9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. both days

PARADE:  10:00 a.m. Saturday

CAR SHOW:  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday

FOOD - CRAFTS - VENDORS - ENTERTAINMENT:   9:00 - 5:00 pm -- All day both days!!!

KIDDING TRACTOR PULL:  12:00 noon registration 1:00 Pull on Sunday

BAKING CONTEST & AUCTION:  Saturday 11:00 am judging and 3:00 Auction

SAT. EVENING CONCERT:  6:00 p.m. Saturday

BEER GARDEN:  1:00 - 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday



Are you interested in partnering with us as a sponsorship to make 2022 our best year yet.  We have several sponsorships levels and Festival activity and event sponsorship opportunities to suit every potential sponsor.

You can find complete details about sponsorship here.

Thank you!


We had over 120 vendors last year!  What to be part of the fun?  You'll find 2022 vendor information here.





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