History & Tourism

Richland County Is Ready For 2020: Here Are Some Can’t Miss Events

4 Jan , 2020  

The 2020 calendar is filling up fast! Here are 7 events that are happening in our community in just the first half of the year. Make sure not to miss these cool local opportunities!

1 – Ski Carnival: February 22-23
The 59th Annual Ski Carnival at Snow Trails is an epic weekend of winter fun, spectating, racing, brats and beer – an annual tradition since the very first season at Snow Trails!

2 – Maple Syrup Festival: March
This free family festival at Malabar Farm State Park has been held the first two weekends in March continuously since 1977. Take a step back in time and learn about the history of Ohio syrup making.

3 – Mohican Wildlife Weekend: April 24-26
Experience wildlife and natural history in the breathtaking hills of Richland and Ashland counties. The theme for 2020 is “Survivor Mohican” and will feature 13 different programming sites.

4 – Ohio Civil War Show: May 2 & 3
The Ohio Civil War Show at the Richland County Fairgrounds includes historical demonstrations and presentations, military vehicles, and memorabilia through WWII for buy, sell, or trade.

5RichHistory Weekend: May 2 & 3
RichHistory Weekend promotes the history of Richland county with house & garden tours, history hikes, dinner theater, storytelling and more across many participating locations.

6 – Vintage Peddler Marketplace: June 13-14
From the founders of the Prairie Peddler Festival, shop this outdoor marketplace for all things vintage, antique, and repurposed. This festival also includes DIY seminars and a vintage fashion show.

7 – Miss Ohio Scholarship Program: June 13-20
Mansfield has hosted the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program for 42 years. Head to the historic Renaissance Theater for this week-long event to see who will claim the crown of Miss Ohio 2020 and Miss Ohio’s Outstanding Teen 2020.

While we think these all sound great, the really exciting thing is that these are just highlights of what is planned for the first half of the year. Check DestinationMansfield.com/Events for even more events and all the details you need.

Source, Photo: Destination Mansfield – Richland County

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