Backyard Bash
Details for our 2020 Backyard Bash are to be announced. For a taste of what it's like to attend our largest summer celebration explore details below!
Where: The Oscar Event Center
5440 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014
Cost: TBA

2019 Details

This summer, we’re kicking back to soak up some sun at Jungle Jim’s annual Backyard Bash, a Jungle Fest dedicated to summer fun! Join us at The Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield to sample more than 200 foods from over 60 booths and sip on craft beers and refreshing summer cocktails from our bar! This summer extravaganza is fun for all ages, so gather your family and friends and make Backyard Bash your new summer tradition!

The Festival

Unlimited Food Samples
Backyard Bash is packed full of samples! This year, we’re offering more than 200 samples from over 60 booths in two locations. Sample as much as you like, then head inside to shop your new finds!

Take Home Your New Favorites
Every item featured at Backyard Bash is available in our stores, so you can go home with your new favorites!

Packed with Family Fun
Bring the whole family! With fun activities, raffles, games, and more, Backyard Bash has something fun for everyone. Our annual summer festival is great for families, groups of friends, or couples.

Get Even More with VIP
With a VIP ticket, you’ll dive into a fun-filled day of unlimited samples, craft beer, and summer fun at Backyard Bash. But this year, VIPs get even more. From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, join us for a show-stopping conclusion to our summer festival at the first ever VIP-exclusive Backyard Bash After Party with live music and a pig roast dinner!

Directions, Parking & Lodging


The Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s International Market
5440 Dixie Highway
Fairfield, OH 45014


Need somewhere to stay?

Jungle Jim's has partnered with the following hotels and special offers may be available for customers who book their rooms with them. When making your reservations be sure to mention that you will be attending a Junglefest!

  • Holiday Inn at Centre Park of West Chester

    5800 Muhlhauser Rd.
    West Chester Township, OH 45069

    Welcome to the Brand New West Chester Hotel at Centre Park! Welcome as you begin your journey to Centre Park and step into an extraordinary experience at the Holiday Inn Cincinnati North - West Chester featuring Ohio’s first Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse. Located 20 miles from Downtown Cincinnati and within minutes of I-275 and I-75, our hotel rises above all of the competition.

    Free Shuttle!

    Phone: 513-874-2744

  • Cincinnati Marriott North

    6189 Muhlhauser Rd.
    West Chester, OH 45069

    The Cincinnati Marriott North at Union Centre is the perfect place for you to stay on your next getaway! Located conveniently off of I-75 in West Chester, the Cincinnati Marriott North features 295 comfortable guest rooms, 24-hour business center, wireless Internet, non-smoking rooms, indoor lap pool, executive fitness center, and so much more! The property also features the RiverCity Grille Restaurant and Lounge, a great casual dining experience, which is a great way to end a long day!

    Phone: 513-874-7335

  • Hilton Garden Inn

    9306 Schulze Dr.
    West Chester, OH 45069

    The Hilton Garden Inn West Chester hotel is conveniently located off I-75 within one mile of businesses, shops, restaurants and many activities! Feel at home in a bright and spacious guest room or suite, equipped with complimentary WiFi, an HDTV, a mini-refrigerator, a plush Garden Sleep System bed, a work desk with ergonomic chair and a Keurig® coffee maker. Unwind in the Lounge or on the patio, and enjoy tasty American cuisine in the welcoming Garden Grille & Bar.

    Phone: 513-860-3170

  • Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton

    1 Riverfront Plaza
    Hamilton, OH 45011

    The Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton hotel is ideal for the business traveler, with 120 guestrooms, 6,500 square feet of meeting and banquet space with full catering available, and a healthy breakfast buffet. Looking for Miami University hotels? The Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton is a short drive from Miami University and a perfect choice for your next trip to Butler County.Situated in the heart of downtown Hamilton, “The City of Sculpture,” the Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton is close to many dining, entertainment, and shopping options. The Courtyard provides exactly the room you need for work, relaxation and sleep with a large work area with well-lit desk and free high-speed Internet access. Also available is an indoor pool, exercise room, and business center.

    Phone: 513-896-6200

  • Quality Inn West Chester

    8567 Cincinnati Dayton Rd.
    West Chester, OH 45069

    The Quality Inn of West Chester is located conveniently off of I-75. The hotel features wonderful guest amenities including: a spacious heated indoor swimming pool, business center, Internet access, and exceptional customer service!

    Phone: 513-755-3900

  • Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North

    7500 Tylers Place Boulevard,
    West Chester, OH, 45069

    Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North is centrally located between Dayton and Cincinnati, minutes from the Voice of America Center, Cincinnati Premium Outlets, and Miami Valley Gaming. Enjoy fast & free WiFi, free parking, and local Best Brews® craft beer during your stay at our West Chester hotel.

    Phone: 513-777-1101

  • Home2 Suites

    7145 Liberty Centre Dr.
    Liberty Township, OH 45069

    Settle in and stay a while at our new Home2 Suites by Hilton Cincinnati Liberty Center. Enjoy all the comforts of home just minutes from downtown Cincinnati and adjacent to Liberty Town Center. Business travelers appreciate our proximity to businesses such as Jungle Jim's, Cincinnati Enquirer, GE Aviation, Level 3 Communications and Proctor & Gamble.

    Phone: 513-644-2207

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the festival?

    August 10 2019 from 1-6pm | Vip Pig Roast After party 5-8pm

  • Where is the festival?

    Jungle Jim’s Backyard Bash will be held in The Oscar Event Center as well as the Greenhouse.

    The Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s
    5440 Dixie Highway
    Fairfield, OH 45014
  • How much are tickets?

    See tickets page for detailed pricing.

  • Can I bring my child?

    Yes, Backyard Bash is suitable for the entire family!

  • Is the event indoors or outdoors?

    Yes, Jungle Jim's Backyard Bash will be held indoors and outdoors. Join us at The Oscar Event Center or the Greenhouse, conveniently located at Jungle Jim’s International Market for the ultimate summer celebration.

  • How much is parking?


  • Is Beer and Wine included in the ticket price?

    Depends on the ticket. General Admission does not include drink tickets, however Craft Beers & cocktails will be available for purchase throughout the show from our Oscar Event Center bars.

    VIP tickets includes five drink tickets as well as full access to the Backyard Bash Pig Roast After Party.

    Additional drinks will be available for those who are still thirsty.

  • What does my ticket include?

    General Admission: Includes unlimited food samples as well as full access to the other fun surprises and activities (Drink tickets are not included in the General Admission ticket.)

    VIP: Includes unlimited food samples as well as five drink tickets. VIP's also gain full access to the Backyard Bash Pig Roast After Party! Guests must be 21+.

    Kids: Includes unlimited food samples as well as full access to other fun surprises and activities!



  • Tickets Coming Soon


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