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Upcoming Events

Direct questions to Program Coordinator Janie Patterson JPatterson@FortMitchell.com

CLICK HERE for printable schedule.


April Cleanse & Walking Challenge
CLICK HERE


Vent Haven Museum Double Talk
Saturday, April 20, 3:00 PM
Notre Dame Academy, 1699 Hilton Drive, Park Hills
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets and for more info.


Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway
Saturday, April 27, 9:00 AM
Biggby Coffee
Arbor Day is a national holiday created to recognize the importance of trees. This event is an opportunity to meet Tree Board members and pick-up a free native sapling tree. Pick up is from 9:00 AM – 12 noon unless trees go before then – first come first serve!


Large Item Collection
Saturday, April 27
City Wide
This is a one day collection City wide. Place items at the curb the night prior on Friday – this day is NOT to be used for regular trash disposal. All mattresses and upholstered furniture should be completely wrapped in plastic. Examples of large items include but not limited to: furniture, large quantities of brush, tree trimmings bundled and cut less than 4 ft, and appliances. If you have questions about particular items please confirm with Best Way Disposal 859-372-4900.


Community Yard Sale
Saturday, May 11, 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
City Wide

CLICK HERE for a garage sale permit. Addresses of participating residents will be available at FortMitchell.com by 5/6. Participants must register by 5/1 if they want tobe included.


Party in the Fort
Saturday, May 18, 6:00 – 10:30 PM
DCCH Fair Grounds, 75 Orphanage Road
Featured Act: Naked Karate Girls
Family friendly event featuring music from Naked Karate Girls, kid games, bounce houses, music, food, and more!


Event: Science Camp
Date: June 3 – June 7, Monday – Friday
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 AM
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: $100 – Check made payable directly to Toby Parton
Age Restriction: Grades 4th – 6th
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, May 17
Mandatory Liability Waiver & Release Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp CLICK HERE.


Event: Create a Garden Stepping Stone
Date: June 5, Wednesday
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park , 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, June 3


Event: Woman’s Self Defense
Date: June 6, Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Torakan Karate, 2551 Schmidt Ln, Crescent Springs (Behind Burger King)
Cost: $10 – Check made payable directly to Torakan Karate
Age Restriction: Age 13+
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, June 3
This class will be highly rewarding, fun, and help build confidence. You will be taught self-defense tactics and given tips about situational awareness and how your mindset could determine the outcome.


Event: Fort Mitchell Blood Drive
Date: June 13, Thursday
Time: 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Location: Hoxworth Blood Center, 220 Grandview Drive, #140, Fort Mitchell
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Age 16+
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, June 3
Free Cincinnati Red’s gear to all who donate! CLICK HERE to learn if you are eligible to donate blood.


Event: Kid’s Camp
Date: June 18 – June 20, Tuesday – Thursday
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park , 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: $5 – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 5 – 10
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, June 7
Mandatory Liability Waiver & Release Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp CLICK HERE.
This fun three day camp will be filled with games, crafts, snacks, experiments, and special visits from the Fire, Police, and Public Works Departments! Please have children wear sturdy shoes (no flip-flops) and clothes that can get dirty/messy.


Event: BINGO for Senior’s 55+
Date: June 20, Thursday
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Age 55+
Registration: N/A


Event: Kid’s Intro to Martial Arts
Date: June 20, Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Torakan Karate, 2551 Schmidt Ln, Crescent Springs (Behind Burger King)
Cost: $10 – Check made payable directly to Torakan Karate
Age Restriction: Age 6 – 12
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, June 17
This class is designed to introduce kids ages 6-12 to martial arts. The three primary benefits to Martial arts are physical fitness, discipline, confidence and honor. In this class students will be taught the basics of all three phases of martial arts that are taught at Torakan dojo, Stand up (Kick boxing), throws (Judo), ground fighting (Jujitsu). Torakan dojo has a martial art linage going back to 1918 and maintains the high standards in teaching.


Event: Flower Garden Competition
Date: June 22, Saturday
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Location: Varies throughout Fort Mitchell
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, June 17
Judges will need access unto property to view garden. Winner will be announced on Facebook “City of Fort Mitchell, KY” 


Event: Guided Nature Hike
Date: June 22, Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Highland Cemetery – Meet by front office
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Age 10+ Recommended
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, June 21


Event: Science Camp
Date: June 24 – June 28, Monday – Friday
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 AM
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: $100 – Check made payable directly to Toby Parton
Age Restriction: Grades 4th – 6th
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, June 3
Mandatory Liability Waiver & Release Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp CLICK HERE.


Event: Adult’s Intro to Martial Arts
Date: June 27, Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Torakan Karate, 2551 Schmidt Ln, Crescent Springs (Behind Burger King)
Cost: $10 – Check made payable directly to Torakan Karate
Age Restriction: Age 18+
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, Monday, June 24
This class is designed to introduce adults to martial arts. The three primary benefits to Martial arts are physical fitness, discipline, and confidence. In this class students will be taught the basics of all three phases of martial arts that are taught at Torakan, Stand up (Kickboxing), throws (Judo), ground fighting (Jujitsu). Complete beginners welcome!


Event: Independence Day Parade
Theme: Honoring Hometown History – Happy 100th Birthday Blessed Sacrament & Happy 150th Birthday Highland Cemetery
Grand Marshals: Blessed Sacrament Church & Highland Cemetery
Date: July 4, Thursday
Time: Parade starts at 12:30 PM. Roads Close at 12:00 Noon.
Location: Start DCCH Center on Orphanage Road. Finish TBD based on construction projects.
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Parade walkers must be age 12+. Participants age 11 and younger must ride in parade float/vehicle.
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, June 14
Important Parade Day Information:

  • Registration deadline to walk/ride in parade is Friday, June 14. CLICK HERE to register.
  • All Roads along Dixie Highway, between Orphanage and Beechwood, will be closed 12 Noon – 1:30 PM
  • Stay on the sidewalk and do NOT walk on street, or up to parade floats and vehicles!
  • Trash & recycling will still be collected if your regular scheduled day is on Thursday.
  • Rain or shine the parade will go on and will not be cancelled due to weather.

Participate in Parade

  • Registration deadline to walk/ride in parade is Friday, June 14. CLICK HERE to register.
  • Lineup Confirmation will be confirmed and emailed by Friday, June 28. Please do not ask where your party will be placed before 6/28.
  • Not Allowed: Water balloons, squirt guns, and anything similar. If your party brings anything of this nature the business/organization risk not participating in future parades.
  • All walkers must be age 12+. Participants age 11 and younger must ride in float/vehicle.
  • Arrival: Between 11 – 11:30AM at DCCH Fairgrounds on Orphanage Road. Late participants will automatically be put at end.
  • Absolutely no pizza deliveries or any other deliveries.
  • Vehicles not in parade will not be allowed to park in staging areas and must park in designated parking areas. 
  • Throw items and candy beyond the curb not in the street.
  • Bring plenty of water and wear sunscreen. There is very little shade and parties will be in direct sunlight.
  • Be prepared for all weather: Rain or shine the parade will go on.
  • Please Play Music: It makes the parade more entertaining and fun!
  • Direct parade questions to JPatterson@FortMitchell.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Janie Patterson 859-331-1212 OR JPatterson@FortMitchell.com


Event: Kid’s Camp
Date: July 16 – July 18, Tuesday – Thursday
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park , 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: $5 – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 5 – 10
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, July 8
Mandatory Liability Waiver & Release Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp CLICK HERE.
This fun three day camp will be filled with games, crafts, snacks, experiments, and special visits from the Fire, Police, and Public Works Departments! Please have children wear sturdy shoes (no flip-flops) and clothes that can get dirty/messy.


Event: Top Flight Gymnastics Camp
Date: July 22 – July 23, Monday – Tuesday
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Top Flight Gymnastics, 721 Centre View Blvd, Crestview Hills
Cost: $5 – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 3 – 12
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, July 12
Mandatory Registration Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp (even if already a member of Top Flight Gymnastics) CLICK HERE.


Event: Top Flight Gymnastics Camp
Date: July 24 – July 25, Wednesday – Thursday
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Top Flight Gymnastics, 721 Centre View Blvd, Crestview Hills
Cost: $5 – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 3 – 12
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, July 12
Mandatory Registration Form must be signed and completed before child can attend camp (even if already a member of Top Flight Gymnastics) CLICK HERE.


Event: Concert in the Park – Sweet Beats
Date: July 27, Saturday
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park , 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: N/A
Beatlemania – Performed by four of the most experienced Beatles musicians and actors in the Untied States. Dressed in original Beatles costumes and equipped with all of the original Beatles instruments. Bring your chairs, blankets, beverages, and snacks – we’ll provide fun entertainment! This is going to be a great community event shared with Lakeside Park!


Event: Coed Adult Kickball
Dates: July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8 – Thursday’s
Time: TBD
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park , 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: $150 per team – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 21+ (strictly enforced)
Team Size: Min 10, Max 20
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, July 8
Gather your friends, co-workers, and neighbors for a kickball team! No former experience required – just have fun!


Event: Fort Mitchell Swim Day
Date: August 2, Friday
Time: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Aquatic Center, 8200 Ewing Blvd, Florence
Cost: $5 – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Thursday, August 1


Event: Pottery in the Park
Date: August 8, Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: General Ormsby Mitchel Park, 261 Grandview Drive
Cost: Varies on the pottery pieces chosen
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: N/A


Event: Putt-Putt
Date: September 8, Sunday
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Location: Putt putt-Putt Fun Center, 3143 Dixie Highway, Erlanger
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Family Friendly
Registration: N/A


Event: BINGO for Senior’s 55+
Date: September 12, Thursday
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Age 55+
Registration: N/A


Event: Autumn Wreath Making Class
Date: September 12, Thursday
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: $25 Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Age Restriction: Age 13+ (age 13 – 17 must be accompanied by an adult)
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, September 2


Event: Quest Race Around Fort Mitchell
Date: September 14, Saturday
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Starting/Finishing at Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: $30 per team – Check made payable to City of Fort Mitchell OR CLICK HERE to pay online
Team Size: Min 4, Max 6
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Monday, September 2
Gather your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors for a race around the city while completing fun challenges & solving puzzles!


Event: CPR Certification Training
Date: September 28, Saturday
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location: Fort Mitchell City Building, 2355 Dixie Highway
Cost: Free
Age Restriction: Age 13+
Registration: CLICK HERE – Deadline Friday, September 20


Ongoing Events