5 Fun Fall Things to Do at Buckeye Lake
The weather’s getting colder and the leaves are falling… but that doesn’t mean there aren’t exciting things still happening at Buckeye Lake! Check out these 5 fun fall things you can do in and/or around the water this season.
1. Fall Fishing
Who says you can’t cast a line year-round? Even during the chilly Ohio months, fishing is still a top activity amongst the lake. Check out the lake fishing map for more information on finding your perfect catch!
2. Snag a Bite
With over 30 bars and restaurants surrounding the lake, there’s always a good place to grab a bite to eat. Cozy up beside the outdoor fireplace at Horvath’s Harbor or the Buckeye Lake Winery and enjoy the beautiful views right on the water. Just a reminder that as the weather changes, so do the hours of most businesses around the lake! Make sure to call ahead for the most accurate hours of operation.
3. Cozy Up With a Cup
Looking for a hot brew to keep you warm? Check out Buckeye Lake Coffee Company, Millersport Coffee, and Coffee Shack Coffee Roasters & Cafe for all your caffeinated cravings this autumn!
4. Outdoor Autumn Adventures
Stretch your legs before the snow falls! There’s a myriad of outdoor activities around Buckeye Lake to keep you out-and-about this autumn season. Whether you’re looking for walking trails, bike paths, or excited to enjoy the wildlife, the Buckeye Lake area has it all.
- Buckeye Lake Dam-Walking & Bike Path
- Buckeye Lake Birding Drive
- Perry State Forest
- Buckeye Lake State Park
- Dawes Arboretum
- Mount Pleasant
5. Autumn Outings
Looking for some fun things to do by the lake this month? Don’t miss these upcoming events.
- Miracle on Lancaster Street in Millersport | 11/12/2022 from 12:00PM-5:00PM
Already in the holiday spirit? Stop by for carriage rides with Santa and great deals from local businesses!
- River Rats “Live on the Lake” at Boatyard at Buckeye Lake | 11/12/2022 from 7:00PM-9:00PM
Listen to Zanesville, Ohio’s very own River Rats as they share live upbeat percussion, original acoustic ballads and instrumental fiddle pieces that stem from the Appalachian culture in the foothills of southeast Ohio.
- Randy Gleason at Horvath’s Harbor | 11/18/2022 from 6:00PM-9:00PM
Enjoy music from Shawnee, Ohio native, Randy Gleason, as he covers everything from the ‘60s to now, including Neil Young and Three Doors Down.
- Flu’z Acoustic at Horvath’s Harbor | 11/23/2022 from 7:00PM-10:00PM
Catch Flu’z Acoustic performing all of your favorite songs, from genres like rock, country, and today’s hits!
- Pancake Dinner at Thornville Masonic Lodge | 11/27/2022 from 4:30PM-6:30PM
Who doesn’t love breakfast at night? Bring the kids and stop out for pancakes, fruit, coffee, raffles and more! All donations go to the Thornville Action Committee.
Keep It On Your Calendar…
Events coming up this December near Buckeye Lake.
- Breakfast with Santa in Thornville on 12/3/2022
- Millersport Chocolate Hop on 12/4/2022
- It’s a Wonderful Life in Thornville on 12/4/2022
Stay a while! Maybe you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway without the hassle? Whether you’re near or far, Buckeye Lake is the perfect place with lots to do, no matter the weather! With a ton of lodging options, you’re sure to find the perfect place to enjoy the lake. Don’t wait, plan your trip today!
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