Get Ready For A Massive Swarm Of Cicadas To Invade Parts Of Ohio This Spring

They lurk beneath the trees—underground and out of sight—awaiting the perfect, warm spring night. They arrive in swarms, crawling up out of the earth in billions. They sing a loud, distinct song.

Cicadas in Ohio are impossible to ignore, especially when they arrive in 17-year swarms. If you don’t remember the last cicada swarm Ohio experienced, this year is your chance to see what it’s like. A specific brood of cicadas are predicted to emerge in a handful of Ohio counties this spring. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

Are you ready for the next cicada invasion? What memories do you have of cicada swarms in Ohio? Share your photos and stories with us!