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Events

Van Wert County Events

Discover festivals, fairs, theater, and more events in Van Wert County!

The Peony Festival is what made Van Wert famous, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to events in Van Wert County. Our community boasts many exciting events, like rodeos, community festivals, Van Wert LIVE and more. You’ll want to bookmark this page, so you can always check back to see what weekend events are around the corner. We are constantly updating this page with the latest things to do, so we’ll make sure you never miss the excitement of events in Van Wert County.

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Time: 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Date: Saturday, June 1st 2024 - Saturday, June 1st 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library Summer Kickoff
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Date: Monday, June 3rd 2024 - Wednesday, June 5th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Historical Society 602 N. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Each day middle school age students will visit locations in Van Wert County for local history.

VW Historical Society hosts Middle School History Camp
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Date: Monday, June 3rd 2024 - Monday, June 3rd 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert

Two food trucks in one place makes our downtown even better!

MSVW Food Truck Monday Smokin J’s & Fat Pigs Smokehouse
Time: 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Date: Thursday, June 6th 2024 - Monday, June 10th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library Lima Symphony Storytime
Time: 5:30AM - 11:00AM
Date: Saturday, June 8th 2024 - Saturday, June 8th 2024
Location: City of Van Wert South Reservoir Van Wert, OH 45891

Lures, Tackleboxes, Rods and sunglasses may be helpful while you catch all the fish!

City of Van Wert Bass & Pan Fishing Tournament
Time: 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Date: Saturday, June 8th 2024 - Saturday, June 8th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds Van Wert, OH 45891
Kevin Anspach Memorial Horse Show @ Van Wert County Fairgrounds
Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Date: Saturday, June 8th 2024 - Saturday, June 8th 2024
Location: Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891
The Wassenberg Art Center Boho Bracelet Workshop
Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Date: Tuesday, June 11th 2024 - Tuesday, June 11th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891

Come see the robots!

Brumback Library VWHS Robotics
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00AM
Date: Wednesday, June 12th 2024 - Wednesday, June 12th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891

Rocks and Books, how does that even work? Come and see at the Brumback Library.

Brumback Library Rockin’ Robin/Stoneco Quarry
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Date: Thursday, June 13th 2024 - Thursday, June 13th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library Lima Symphony Storytime
Time: 7:30PM - 2:00PM
Date: Thursday, June 13th 2024 - Sunday, June 16th 2024
Location: Van Wert Civic Theatre 118 S. Race St. Van Wert, OH 45891

June 13, 14, 15 performances are 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 16th performance will be at 2:00 p.m.

Van Wert Civic Jr. Theater Disney Beauty and the Beast
Time: 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Date: Friday, June 14th 2024 - Saturday, June 15th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds Van Wert, OH 45891
Freedom Truck Meet
Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Date: Friday, June 14th 2024 - Friday, June 14th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Council on Aging 220 Fox Road Van Wert, OH 45891

All proceeds benefit the Council on Aging and their senior programs. All donations are tax deductible.

Van Wert County Council on Aging Designer Purse BINGO
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Date: Monday, June 17th 2024 - Monday, June 17th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library hosts Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Date: Monday, June 17th 2024 - Monday, June 17th 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert

Two food trucks in the same place downtown is marvelous Monday.

MSVW Food Truck Monday
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Date: Thursday, June 20th 2024 - Thursday, June 20th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library hosts local author
Time: 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Date: Friday, June 21st 2024 - Wednesday, June 12th 2024
Location: Main Street Van Wert Van Wert, OH 45891

It's a downtown block party on Main Street Van Wert! Live music, car show, kids activities, pop up vendors, food, drinks and more!

Main Street Block Party
Time: 4:00PM - 10:00PM
Date: Friday, June 21st 2024 - Friday, June 21st 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert Van Wert, OH 45891

Food trucks, LIVE entertainment, market vendors, and kids zone

Van Wert Main Street Block Party Downtown
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Date: Saturday, June 22nd 2024 - Saturday, June 22nd 2024
Location: Smiley Park Pond 1451 Leeson Avenue Van Wert, OH 45891

It's all about the kids! Maybe the poles are smaller, maybe the tackleboxes are smaller, but the fish will still be biting!

City of Van Wert Kids’ Fishing Tournament
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Date: Tuesday, June 25th 2024 - Tuesday, June 25th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891

Tigers, Cats and More - Oh My!

Brumback Library hosts Indiana Wild Petting Zoo
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Date: Thursday, June 27th 2024 - Thursday, June 27th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library Niswonger PAC Tour
Time: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Date: Friday, June 28th 2024 - Saturday, June 29th 2024
Location: Willshire, Ohio
Willshire Days Celebration