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Upcoming Events in Delaware Ohio


April

10 Spring Clean-Up Day at Delaware State Park - Come to the beach and help with spring cleaning, clearing of trails and beautification projects followed by a picnic lunch. For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Delaware State Park

5202 U.S. 23 North

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

May

1 - 2 Delaware Arts Festival - Arts and crafts festival in downtown Delaware. Enjoy entertainment, food children's activities, and silent auction.

Address:
Historic Downtown Delaware

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 363-2695 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.delawareartsfestival.org

June

23 Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a duathlon or triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

23 Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a duathlon or triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

5 The Fat Rabbit Racing Traithlon at Alum Creek State Park - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

July

4 Beach Day at Delaware State Park - Come to Delaware and enjoy attractions for the entire family including crafts, games, entertainment, food and a movie on the beach. For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Delaware State Park

5202 U.S. 23 North

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

10 Blast From the Past Cruise-In - Come cruise at the annual car, truck and motorcycle show. The event features music, entertainment and cruising through downtown Delaware (on Sandusky Street from Central to Harrison).

Address: Downtown Delaware

Sandusky Street from Central Ave. to Harrison St.

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 363-3545 (Always call and confirm events)

August

16 - 19 First Fridays Presented by Main Street Delaware -

No need to ask yourself what to do for fun on the first Friday of each month. Downtown Delaware is the place to be as the community enjoys free, family-friendly fun during Main Street Delaware?s First Friday events.  All First Friday events also feature kid-friendly crafts and games at Andrews House and extended shopping and gallery-hopping opportunities as many merchants stay open late to welcome visitors.

Address: Historic Downtown Delaware

10 1/2 N. Sandusky St.

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 362-6050 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mainstreet@midohio.net
Web: www.mainstreetdelaware.org

24 Street Dance at Delaware State Park - Come to the Delaware Campground parking lot and enjoy live entertainment and dancing in the street under the stars! Refreshments will be available. For more information, call (740) 369-2761.

Address: Delaware State Park

5202 U.S. 23 North

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2761 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

September

22 All Horse Parade - Largest All Horse Parade in the state. Over 550 horses, mules and donkeys with several great bands. All horses--no motors--carriages, wagons, stage coaches, 8 horse hitches, 26 horse breeds, and more!

Address:
Delaware County Fairgrounds through Historic Downtown Delaware

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 363-2920 (Always call and confirm events)

28 - 4 Delaware County Fair - Enjoy a traditional county fair with daily entertainment, junior/senior fair animals and exhibits, tractor pulls and other motor events. World-class harness racing, featuring the Little Brown Jug.

Address: Delaware County Fairgrounds

236 Pennsylvania Avenue

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 362-3851 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.delawarecountyfair.com

2 Little Brown Jug - Multitudes enjoy the exciting pace in Delaware with the running of the Little Brown Jug, one of the jewels in the triple crown of grand circuit harness racing.

Address: Delaware County Fairgrounds

236 Pennsylvania Avenue

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 362-3851 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.littlebrownjug.com

4 Harvest Fair - Family-centered in every way, the farm is transformed into a playground and celebration of the season. Kids of all ages can climb on a tractor, make apple cider, ride on a horse-drawn wagon, make paper, grind grain, and so much more! Old-fashioned games involve the young and young at heart. Stratford sells home-grown food for lunch and volunteers provide a great array of baked goods for sale. 

Address: Stratford Ecological Center

3083 Liberty Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 363-2548 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org

October

23 - 24 Fall Festival & Campout at Alum Creek State Park - Come to Alum Creek for this weekend of fun and fright featuring scary campsite and costume contests, pumpkin carving, refreshments and crafts. Regular camping fees apply. For more information, please call (740) 548-4631.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 548-4631 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

November

16 Chili Cook-Off at Alum Creek State Park - Come out and see who makes the best chili at Alum Creek! You can also enjoy crafts, a corn hole tournament and more. Get more information or pre-register your chili by calling (740) 548-4631.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 548-4631 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

18 - 22 Dining with Diabetes - Dining with Diabetes, a three session diabetes education program focused on holiday dining is scheduled for November 1, 3 and 5 at Willow Brook Christian Village. Each class will include a three-course meal, food demonstrations, samples and recipes. Call the OSU Extension office at 740-833-2030 to register by Wednesday, October 27.

Address: 100 Willow Brook Way s. , Delaware, Ohio
Ph: 740-203-2012 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ajordan@delawarehealth.org
Fee: 30.00

23 - 24 Castle Arts Affair - Join us at The Castle for the annual Castle Arts Affair...a juried showcase of affordable fine handmade jewelry, hand blown glass, photography, ceramics, paintings/drawings and other quality artwork of over 100 artisans. Come support this wonderful event--and discover your most memorable gifts!

Address: The Arts Castle

190 W. Winter Street

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 369-2787 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.artscastle.org

28 - 12 Holiday Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek State Park - Come to the Alum Creek Marina and take a drive through the Holiday Fantasy of Lights. The 1 1/2 mile drive features over 1 million lights and 100 displays, including a giant American flag and some with animation. After your drive, stop in at the Marina Boat House to visit Santa Claus at his Gift Shop and enjoy free cookies and hot chocolate. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Recreation Unlimited, a non-profit organization serving youth and adults with physical and mental disabilities. For additional information, please call (740) 548-6056.

Address: Alum Creek State Park

3615 South Old State Road

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 548-4068 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

December

14 Perkins Observatory - Gaze at the galaxies, count the craters on the moon, and enjoy an entertaining astronomy lesson along with a historical tour of this unique observatory built in 1923. The observatory is one man's dream, funded by income from raising pigs to feed the Union Army.

The observatory's 32" mirror is the second largest telescope in the state. Even when Ohio skies fail to cooperate for the best possible star gazing, the Perkins experience is one not to miss. Night or day, rain or shine, star gazing and storytelling at Perkins is a fun, educational, one of a kind experience--a great stop for a mystery tour, too!

Address: Perkins Observatory

3199 US Rt. 23 South

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 363-1257 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.perkins-observatory.org

19 Delaware's "Twas The Night Before Christmas" First Friday - Join downtown Delaware in celebrating the last first Friday of the year. ?We will be holding our annual tree lighting on the Brow Jug's Greenspace and serving hot chocolate. ?There will be carolers singing up and down the lumainary lit streets, and Santa will paying us visit. ?

Address: Historic Downtown Delaware

Sandusky St.

, Delaware, Ohio
Ph: (740) 362-6050 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mainstreet@midohio.net
Web: www.mainstreetdelaware.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Stratford Ecological Center & State Nature Preserv

Stratford Ecological Center is a 236 acre organic farm consisting of fields, forest, swamps, pond, creek, education center, sugar shack, gardens, greenhouses and farm animals. 95

Delaware, OH Nature Preserves

Delaware Golf Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Delaware, OH Golf Courses

Delaware State Park

Delaware State Park is located in Delaware County, just outside Delaware. This wild escape from the city was the historic home of the Delaware Indians and now offers woodlands, meadows and shimmering lake.

Hike 7.5

Delaware, OH State Parks

Simple Indulgences

Located in historic downtown Delaware, Simple Indulgences offers gourmet gifts, fun wines, gift baskets, and yummy snacks.  Described as the connoisseurs of yumminess, you are sure to find something to please your palate. 

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