The city has over 20 community parks to enjoy with athletic fields, hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, tennis and volley ball courts, and fitness areas. Fairfield Community Recreation Center, owned by the city of Fairfield, offers golf, a swimming pool, tennis and a private banquet room available for rental. The City of Fairfield Aquatic Center has an eight-lane lap pool as well as many water play areas. A variety of sports groups are available for both youths and adults. The city operates two golf courses at Fairfield Greens South Trace and Fairfield Greens North Trace. The local YMCA provides swimming, baseball and other activities. Hueston Woods State Park is about a 35-minute drive and offers a lake and miles of trails along with boating and fishing opportunities. The Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields is a multi-field complex for tournament play for the disabled.
The Fairfield Community Arts Center is located in the heart of the city and hosts many cultural and arts events. Residents enjoy concerts, plays and other performances throughout the year.
The city has a weekly Farmer’s Market on Wednesdays during warmer months at the Village Green.
Fairfield hosts many annual events: Light Up Fairfield (December), Fine Art Fair (June), Groovin’ on the Green (May - August), Red White Kaboom (July), Blues and BBQ, to name a few.
The proximity to Cincinnati allows the Fairfield residents to enjoy the many cultural and sporting events available there.