If you are looking for great festivals in the Cincinnati area, then this is the place for you. Junglefests is the home of Jungle Jim’s International Market’s festivals.
Jungle Jim’s has a full calendar featuring a variety of festivals. With events for beer, cheese, wine, wellness and fiery foods, there is sure to be something for everyone. These fests aren’t your average social gatherings either, they’re designed to unleash your inner party animal! This is the place to get all of the details for upcoming festivals including tickets. All events are held in the Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s in Fairfield, Ohio.
Feb 7 & 8
Big Cheese Festival
No passport required as you travel to different regions and sample some of the finest cheeses we have to offer. In addition to a wide array of cheeses, there will also be meats, olives and other appetizers, as well as a fantastic range of beer and wine to complement it all.
Cheese makers from all over the country will be offering up samples of their best cheeses with everything from mozzarellas, cheddars, and Goudas to more rare and artisan based varieties. Jungle Jim’s offers over 1,500 cheeses, and many will be at the festival to taste.
Travel the Midwest and take part in the American Whiskey tradition without leaving Fairfield, Ohio. Join us for Jungle Jim’s first ever Whiskey Trail. Journey from distillery to distillery and sample some of the finest local whiskeys around. Travel Jungle Jim’s Whiskey Trail - a truly sensational experience for everyone - every sip of the way.
Take part in Whiskey 101. Whiskey experts will talk about how their whiskeys are made, how the flavors are developed and why whiskey has a signature taste. They will share insider tips on the proper way to taste and evaluate the flavors and quality of whiskey.
Spring into Health
This year Jungle Jim’s is taking a fresh approach to wellness! We have teamed up with Mercy Hospital Fairfield to provide more ways you can be aware of your health in 2015.
World-class health industry professionals from Mercy Hospital Fairfield and food industry specialists will be ready to answer questions and provide new, exciting ways to make positive lifestyle changes for you and your family. Health screenings will be provided throughout the day while Jungle Jim’s vendors will be sampling healthy food options to make eating well a simply delicious decision.
June 19 & 20
International Beer Festival
Jungle Jim’s Beer Fest will include over 350 beers from more than 100 different breweries. You will have the chance to try: imported beers, craft beers, hard ciders, beer blending, beer fresh from a firkin (the beer is fermented inside the barrel) and even taste your way through our new local beer section. And back this year... Bonus Brews!
Bonus Brews are the beers that set us apart from the rest. Bonus Brews can be: Exquisite, Hard to Find, Highly Rated, Rare, or Only sold from the Brewery. Look for Bonus Brews at select booths.
Wild for Pets
This is the second year for our Wild for Pets festival and we’re excited to share the fun with you. We have some spectacular activities planned for you, your family and your pets. This is the perfect opportunity to explore the latest in animal products in a pet-friendly environment. Play, learn, adopt and more!
Cats, dogs and birds are welcome, so bring your furry and feathered friends and enjoy a day together at our pet festival. We’ll have treats and activities to make this day one that your pet won’t soon forget.
Weekend of Fire
The Weekend of Fire is a wild weekend filled with fun, food and contests. Over 55 vendors and more than 350 samples will be waiting for you in the Fiery Food Expo! There will be vendors coming from all over the country ready to sample their wares. They’ll have hot sauces that range from mild to wild, including some of the hottest hot sauces you have ever tried.
Don’t miss the Contests! Every hour on the hour the Arena of Fire will be packed full with brave competitors while they attempt to eat some of the hottest items from the show.
Nov 14 & 15
International Wine Festival
The Grand Hall of The Oscar Event Center will come alive with wineries and oenophiles pouring wines from around the world. This is a chance to discover your perfect wines from over 90 wineries, plus experience food pairings by country. Raise your Jungle Jim’s wine fest glass to a great night.
Upgrade your evening in style! Experience all of the benefits of the Grand Tasting, plus enjoy rest and relaxation in our Jungle Lounge complete with International "Dinner by the Bite," Exclusive Wine Sampling, and full access to the Oscar Pub.
Barrel Aged Beer Bash
Like the finer things in life, beer only gets better with age and Jungle Jim’s will be celebrating this beverage with the Barrel Aged Beer Bash. Our popular barrel aged beer tasting is back and better than ever. This is a festival style tasting where attendees will move from booth to booth mingling with other beer lovers and breweries, and of course, sipping plenty of beer.
There will be 60 different types of barrel aged beers available from a variety of brewers. Available for sampling will be rare beers covering a variety of tastes and styles, all aged to perfection.