September Regions by Seasons — Great Times Near Great Lakes

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels squadron will appear at the Cleveland National Air Show. Photo: Nick Seibert

See the Regions by Seasons calendar for more year-round destinations.

RV Regions by Seasons — plan ahead for your September adventures.

Get your fill of late-summer festivals and stellar RV parks in the Midwest. Barbecue extravaganzas and beer festivals occupy the menu, but leave room for cool events that focus on cars, hunting and pizza.

Find a festival below and then book a stay at a nearby RV Park (click on the links for more information).


Illinois Events & RV Parks

U.S. Pizza Museum Opening, September, Chicago. Take a trip into the past of America’s favorite disc-shaped cuisine. More…

Calhoun County Fair, September 5, Hardin. Carnival rides, 4H shows and musical entertainment make this a must-see late-summer event. More…

2019 Hunting and Fishing Days, September 28-29, Carterville. Hone your hunting and fishing skills and browse exhibits of the latest products. More…

Stay here during your visit:

Cahokia RV Parque, Cahokia
Leisure Lake Resort, Joliet


Indiana Events & RV Parks

Indianapolis Boat & RV Show, September, Indianapolis. Browse the latest watercraft and RV models. More…

Johnny Appleseed Festival, September, Fort Wayne. Learn the facts behind the myth in a flavor-filled event. More…

Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard, September 8, Indianapolis. Experience great Indy racing action on an iconic track. More…

Stay here during your visit:

Caboose Lake Campground, Remington
Ceraland Park & Campground, Columbus
Indiana Beach Campgrounds, Monticello


Michigan Events & RV Parks

Paddle Antrim Festival, September, Bellaire. Use paddle power to navigate beautiful waterways. More…

Labor Day Bridge Walk, September 2, St. Ignace. Walk or run across the Mighty Mac Bridge connecting the Michigan Mitten with the Upper Peninsula. More…

7th Annual Hops and Props on the River, September 15, Manistee. Beer and boats combine beautifully on a waterside festival. More…

Stay here during your visit:

Little River Casino Resort RV Park, Manistee


Missouri Events & RV Parks

Kansas City Irish Festival, August 31 – September 2, Kansas City. KC turns green in a celebration of all things Irish. More…

Silver Dollar City National Crafts and Cowboy Festival, September, Silver Dollar City. Turn the clock back to a time of handcrafted goods and cool cowboys. More…

Jefferson City Labor Day Parade, September 2, Jefferson City. Watch a parade honoring hard-working America. More…

Stay here during your visit:

America’s Best Campground, Branson
Big Red Barn RV Park, Carthage
Mark Twain Landing, Monroe City


Ohio Events & RV Parks

Cleveland National Air Show, August 31-September 2, Cleveland. Watch as pilots put their aircraft through daring maneauvers. More…

Milan Melon Festival, August 31-September 2, Milan. Enjoy the Big Wheelie Race, Melon Eating Contest and more. More…

Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival, September, Macedonia. Revel in all things Oz with fans of the franchise’s movies and books. More…

Stay here during your visit:

Cross Creek Camping Resort, Delaware
Evergreen Park RV Resort, Mount Eaton
Wood’s Tall Timber Resort, New Philadelphia

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