Festivals and Events

Catch the Spirit of Fun
Part of having a good quality of life is having fun. Wellington offers a series of festivals and events for young and old alike. Being about an hour drive from the Cleveland/Akron/Canton metroplex and almost Columbus, along with being close to many of Ohio’s major attractions, Wellington’s festivals and events are a nice day trip or an excellent stop as part of a larger vacation.

Here is a sampling of the festivals and events for you to enjoy. Be sure to check the news and calendar areas for specific dates and more information.

  • Gazebo Garden Tour - shop for homemade garden-related crafts and plants on the Village Green.
  • Village Wide Sidewalk and Yard Sales - visit merchants downtown and residents throughout the Village to find unique and bargains.
  • Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration in the Park - two days of celebrating patriotism and the birthday of our nation. Kid’s activities, a parade, a band concert and an ice cream social and, of course, fireworks at the fairgrounds.
  • Lorain County Fair - one of, if not, the biggest county fairs in Ohio, national level grandstand entertainment, all of the great things you expect in a county fair and maybe a few you do not, like a combine demolition derby and celebrity donkey races.
  • Harvest of the Arts - nice quality handmade crafts and food on the Village Green and in the Town Hall.
  • Annual LaGrange Engine Club Show - a gathering of those who are interested in old farm tractors and engines at the fairgrounds. Demonstrations, swap meet, tractor pulls and lots of old farm equipment to see.
  • Fall Foliage Tour - The perfect way to spend an hour or two on a Saturday or Sunday in October!  Visit Lorain & West Virginia Railway for more information.

  • Christmas in the Village - Christmas parade, Santa arrives, craft bazaars and merchant specials to start the Christmas season.
  • Holiday Home Tour - visit some of Wellington’s grand century homes to see the wonderful holiday decorations.
  • Santa Train - We're excited to have Santa visit us again this year!  Enjoy complimentary, warm hot-chocolate in our vintage railway station, which is decorated for the season, then board the train for a short ride and a chance to visit Santa!  Visit Lorain & West Virginia Railway for more information.

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