Summer in Central Ohio is jam-packed with festival, events, and things to do. Get out and enjoy the weather by stopping by some of these can’t-miss summer events in Grove City:
May 20-September 9: Grove City Farmers Market
Stock up on fresh produce, homemade canned goods, baked goods, and more at the Grove City Farmers Market, organized by the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce. The market runs every Saturday in the summer from 8am to noon.
June 3: Heritage Celebration
Head to Century Village for a celebration of everyday life in an emerging Ohio farm community in the late 1800s. The event features hands-on experiences, building tours, interactions with reenactors, demonstrations, and live music.
June 8-July 27: Fryer Flicks on the Hill Movie Series
Enjoy summer evenings with a family-friendly movie at Fryer Park. Movies are shown at dusk on the sledding hill. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks and you’ll be all set!
June 9-August 18: Summer Sizzle Concert Series
Summer Sizzle Concerts are free and open to the public most Friday evenings in the heart of Grove City. Bring a lawn chair, grab some food from the local spots in the Grove City Town Center, and enjoy great musical performances.
June 16-17: Grove City Wine & Arts Festival
Boasting only Ohio-crafted wines, the Grove City Wine and Arts Festival includes amazing arts vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment. Hotel patrons can enjoy a free shuttle to and from the event. If you’re a serious wine connoisseur, don’t miss the VIP dinner.
August 12: Annual Bourbon Tasting
Come to Grove City’s Annual Bourbon Tasting where bourbon, pizzas, cigars, and live entertainment will delight experienced bourbon patrons and beginners alike.
August 19: EcoFest
Celebrate green and healthy living at EcoFest, featuring live entertainment, demonstrations, workshops, information booths and natural-living products. The event is free and will be held in the Grove City Town Center.
September 16-17: Arts in the Alley
The 38th annual Arts in the Alley Music and Arts Festival features more than 100 juried exhibitors displaying fine art, photography, jewelry, crafts, fabric art, glass work, pottery and wood creations. Festivities include a parade to kick off the event on Saturday morning, musical entertainment, food vendors, and a Kids Fun Street.
What are your favorite summer events in Grove City? Share with us on social media using #visitgrovecity!
Blogger: Sarah Lilly is the marketing manager for Visit Grove City. She started her career in tourism by interning for the CVB from 2013-2015. She is a Gilmore Girls enthusiast, travel lover, and graduate of Miami University. Tweet: @GroveCitySarah #visitgrovecity