Here are some things to do around Warren County this fall

Knights and jousting are part of the medieval fun at the Ohio Renaissance Festival throughout September and October weekends. CONTRIBUTED

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Knights and jousting are part of the medieval fun at the Ohio Renaissance Festival throughout September and October weekends. CONTRIBUTED

The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau has listed several autumn attractions this fall:

• Running Saturdays and Sundays between Sept. 2 and Oct. 29 (including on Labor Day), the Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg will introduce new attractions, stage shows and vendors; featuring nearly 100 daily shows, more than 135 artisan-run craft shops and era-inspired food and drink.

• Halloween-themed attractions will also open their doors in the coming weeks: Kings Island’s Halloween Haunt will welcome guests on Friday and Saturday nights from Sept. 22 through Oct. 28, while The Great Pumpkin Fest, the park’s family-focused Halloween celebration, will run Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 30 through Oct. 29.

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• New this year is Brimstone Haunt, hosted on the grounds of the Ohio Renaissance Festival, the Harveysburg attraction will welcome guests from Sept. 22 through Oct. 28, and will feature two unique experiences, Brimstone Haunted Hayride and Forgotten Forest.

• Waynesville, regarded as one of the nation’s most-haunted villages, will once again host guided walking tours select October evenings.

• Open year-round, Oregonia, Ozone Zipline Adventures is one of the largest tree-top canopy zip line tours in the Midwest. Its zip tours feature lines as high as 200 feet above ground and experienced tour guides who share knowledge of Southwest Ohio’s natural history. Full moon night zipping is offered on select weekend nights throughout the year, including Oct. 13, when the course will offer a special Halloween-inspired tour, Zipping with Zombies.

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• LM&M Railroad’s Fall Flyer returns this year, offering guests extended one hour and 15 minute nostalgic train rides through the Warren County countryside select Saturdays and Sundays in October. Upon their return to the railroad’s station, riders will be greeted with more fall activities, including hay mazes and complimentary pumpkins from The Black Barn, a local farmer’s market.

• The end of fall will mark the return of Kings Island’s WinterFest. Following a 12-year hiatus, the park’s once-annual winter celebration will open its doors for ice skating, craft shopping, festive food and more on select dates from Nov. 24 through Dec. 30.

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