Black Walnut Festival

Saturday & Sunday - October 15-16, 2022
9:00am - 5:00 pm

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, this long-time festival favorite is 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
  • Fun Kiddie Tractor Pull
  • 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)
  • Fun events for the whole family (face painting, caricature artist, barrel train rides, 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 - FUN:   9:00 - 5:00 pm -- All day long 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 CONCERT6:00 p.m. Saturday

BEER GARDEN :  1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday (times are tentative and could change)


We look forward to having you!  Updated vendor information and fees for the 2022 can be found here.



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