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: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Date: Tuesday, July 2nd 2024 - Tuesday, July 2nd 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library hosts VWHS Robotics
Time: 7:00AM - 1:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 4th 2024 - Thursday, July 4th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Historical Society 602 N. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Starting at Jubilee Park at 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The Firecracker Century Bike Tour has three routes available.

VW Historical Society Firecracker Century Bike Tour
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 4th 2024 - Thursday, July 4th 2024
Location: Van Wert Historical Society 602 N. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Enjoy our nation's birthday with Holiday at Home on July 4th at our local historical society. Food tents will be provided by the local Van Wert VFW from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

VW Historical Society July 4th Holiday at Home
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 4th 2024 - Thursday, July 4th 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert

Downtown Van Wert will be celebrating our country in red, white and blue at 11:00 a.m. on July 4th.

City of Van Wert 4th of July Parade
Time: 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 4th 2024 - Saturday, July 6th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds Van Wert, OH 45891
Old Fashioned Farmer Days
Time: 10:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 4th 2024
Location: Van Wert High School Parking Lot 10708 St. Rt. 118 Van Wert, OH 45891

Come and see the beautiful display in so many colors that will light up the sky and celebrate July 4th.

City of Van Wert Fireworks Display
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 6th 2024 - Saturday, July 6th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 South Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

New, exciting, and yes even better than before! Homemade yummy items, fresh vegetables from gardens, and more.  Follow on their Facebook page:  The Market (Van Wert Farmers Market)

“The Market”
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Date: Monday, July 8th 2024 - Monday, July 8th 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert

Two food trucks in one place!

MSVW Food Truck Monday
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Tuesday, July 9th 2024 - Monday, July 8th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library presents Whiz Bang Science
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 13th 2024 - Saturday, July 13th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 South Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

New, exciting, and yes even better than before! Homemade yummy items, fresh vegetables from gardens, and more.  Follow on their Facebook page:  The Market (Van Wert Farmers Market)

“The Market”
Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Tuesday, July 16th 2024 - Tuesday, July 16th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library presents Professor Tony Sweetland
Time: 12:00PM - 9:00PM
Date: Thursday, July 18th 2024 - Saturday, July 20th 2024
Location: Van Wert Community

Ignite is a community event that provides volunteers for projects in the community.

Ignite Community Relief
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Date: Friday, July 19th 2024 - Friday, July 19th 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library presents Mad Cap Puppets
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 20th 2024 - Saturday, July 20th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 South Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

New, exciting, and yes even better than before! Homemade yummy items, fresh vegetables from gardens, and more.  Follow on their Facebook page:  The Market (Van Wert Farmers Market)

“The Market”
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Date: Monday, July 22nd 2024 - Monday, July 22nd 2024
Location: Downtown Van Wert

Yummy Monday with two choices!

MSVW Food Truck Monday
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Date: Tuesday, July 23rd 2024 - Tuesday, July 23rd 2024
Location: Brumback Library Van Wert, OH 45891
Brumback Library presents Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Time: 7:30PM - 2:00PM
Date: Friday, July 26th 2024 - Sunday, July 28th 2024
Location: Van Wert Civic Theatre 118 S. Race St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Sunday performance will be held at 2:00 p.m.

Van Wert Civic Jr. Theatre presents Hey Diddle Diddle
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 27th 2024 - Saturday, July 27th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 South Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

New, exciting, and yes even better than before! Homemade yummy items, fresh vegetables from gardens, and more.  Follow on their Facebook page:  The Market (Van Wert Farmers Market)

“The Market”
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 27th 2024 - Sunday, July 28th 2024
Location: Van Wert County Historical Society 602 N. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Railroad Heritage weekend is filled with July 27th 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. July 28th 10:00 - 3:00 featured at the VW County Fairgrounds.

VW Historical Society hosts Railroad Heritage Weekend
Time: 7:30PM - 2:00PM
Date: Saturday, July 27th 2024 - Monday, July 29th 2024
Location: Van Wert Civic Theatre 118 S. Race St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Sunday performance will be held at 2:00 p.m.

Van Wert Civic Jr. Theatre presents Hey Diddle Diddle
Time: 12:00PM
Date: Sunday, July 28th 2024
Location: Fountain Park Downtown Van Wert
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