Butler County New Developments
Butler County, Ohio is consistently evolving and expanding! New entertainment, dining, and accommodation options are always on the horizon. Take a look at just some of the new developments for the upcoming year here.
BUTLER COUNTY SAFETY PLEDGE
Over 200 Butler County businesses have taken steps towards ensuring the health of employees, customers, and visitors alike. Learn more about the Butler County Safety Pledge.
GREAT MIAMI RIVER RECREATIONAL TRAIL
The City of Middletown will begin construction on the 1.4-mile bike path from Middletown to Franklin in 2020. This is a very significant and important new bike path as it will now connect with a multitude of national trails including Ohio’s Buckeye Trail, the national North Country Trail, U.S. Bike Route 50, and the Great American Rail Trail.
IN THE GAME
In The Game, a family entertainment center and restaurant, is slated to open in 16,000 square feet between The Roosevelt Room and Cobb Bistro at Liberty Center in 2020. This new entertainment center will feature arcade gaming, six-lane bowling boutique, virtual reality, and an axe-throwing arena.
LAND OF ILLUSION ADVENTURE PARK
The 180-acre park in Madison Township announced it is working on two new multi-million dollar attractions, both of which should be ready within the next two years. The result of which will make the Park open 365 days per year. In addition, the park is adding several primitive camp set-ups and RV hookup spots.
The City of Fairfield finalized their Fairfield Forward strategic plan. The redevelopment of Marsh Park as a water-based recreation site with access to the Great Miami River has been identified as a new project.
N.E.W ALES BREWING
Downtown Middletown has welcomed a new brewery in 2020. N.E.W. Ales Brewing was opened by 3 locals who are passionate about making the craft beer experience approachable and unique.
SPOOKY NOOK SPORTS CHAMPION MILL
Spooky Nook Sports Champion Mill in Hamilton, Ohio is slated to open in 2022. This exciting new sports complex will be the region's largest indoor sports complex.
- 500,000 sq. ft. of space
- 12 hardwood courts
- 100,000 sq. ft. of multi-purpose sport court
- Full multi-sport outdoor turf field
- 60,000 sq. ft. fitness center with indoor track
- 30 ft. high ceilings
- Family entertainment with arcade
- On-site hotel and restaurant
URBAN AIR ADVENTURE PARK
Jump sky high and get an adrenaline rush at this new indoor entertainment experience. Urban Air's attractions include a sky rider, ropes course, climbing walls, a leap of faith, warrior course, tubes-indoor playground, battle beam, and of course, trampolines!
VOICE OF AMERICA ATHLETIC COMPLEX
The Voice of America Athletic Complex is a premier athletic facility in Butler County. The complex boasts 22 multi-purpose athletic fields that can be utilized for soccer, lacrosse, archery, Ultimate Frisbee, cricket, and more.
The field house is an exciting addition to the Voice of America Athletic Complex. The field house has a concessions area, a storage area for equipment, restrooms, and trainer’s rooms.
Visitors have a variety of hotels to call home during their stay. With the tremendous growth in Butler County these featured hotels are recently opened or coming soon!
Aloft - Now open! This West Chester 116 room hotel is tech-forward, trendy, and modern in style.
avid hotel - Opening September 2020. With 95 guest rooms, unique communal areas, and a state-of-the-art fitness center, guests will enjoy a comfortable stay. Check back for further opening date information.
Fairfield Inn Union Centre - Opening April 2021. More details will be coming soon.
Hampton Inn by Hilton - Now open! Find 101 guest rooms close to the action of Voice of America MetroPark and the Liberty Center.
Hyatt House Cincinnati North - Opening April 2021. Find 156 well-appointed guest rooms at this hotel located in West Chester. Check back for further opening date information.
Indigo Pass - Now open! This boutique hotel has 5 cozy and welcoming guest rooms in the heart of downtown Middletown.
Marriott Townplace Suites - Opening July 2020. Located in Fairfield, this new property will have 83 comfortable guest rooms. Check back for further opening date information.