June Happenings and Events

As June arrives, we welcome sunshine, warm weather, and summer vacation! Whether you’re visiting Mansfield or opting for a relaxing staycation, there are plenty of events to fill your schedules, like a paranormal women’s retreat, a Bluegrass Americana Music Festival, motorsports events, and the annual Miss Ohio Pageant....

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Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting on May 1, 2019, at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System. From a major concert to a group of local museums, we congratulate the five honorees who were recognized for their contributions to Richland County’s tourism industry. And the Tourism Award of Excellence Winners for 2019 are…...

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May Happenings and Events

May is here and it brought a flurry of activity with it! The first weekend of the month was packed with events, but here’s what’s going on throughout the rest of May. Festivals, special exhibits, and a racing world championship are on deck, but what are you going to put on your calendar?...

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Mansfield Area Welcomes May with a Packed Calendar!

There’s something about May. It’s the month of springtime, flowers, rainstorms, and best of all, warm temperatures without the summer mugginess! This month’s calendar will be packed for sure, but the area is opening the month with a bang. Here are the major events happening the first weekend in May. There’s something for everyone, but how will you choose? We sure don’t know how!...

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Your 2019 Guide to Race Season in Richland County

Whether you have the need for speed or a passion for vintage motorcycles, Mansfield is a motorsports haven with an event just for you. With a 2.25-mile, 13-turn road course at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and an old-school 4/10 premier dirt track at Mansfield Motor Speedway, this area offers two track experiences in one destination....

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Starting an AirBnB in Richland County? Here’s What You Need to Know

Traveling habits are still evolving and not all travelers opt to stay at hotels. Many travelers choose to book homes, spare apartment rooms, guesthouses, and inns through sites such as AirBnB, VRBO, and hometogo. If you’ve opened your home – or just a room of your home – to paying guests, here’s everything you need to know about collecting Richland County’s Bed Tax....

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Mansfield Area Sites Included in New Ohio.org Road Trips

Just in time for spring and summer travel planning, TourismOhio just launched RoadTrips.Ohio.org to help travelers find their perfect Ohio road trips. The Ohio State Reformatory and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course were selected by TourismOhio as stops on the “Rock, Ride and Explore” and “Winning Drive” trips respectively. We are thrilled to have sites from our area included in Ohio’s new road trips campaign. Road trips provide a fun and accessible way for travelers to explore a new place or rediscover a place where they have already been. ...

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Celebrate the Great Outdoors with 2019 Mohican Wildlife Weekend

Want to experience the habitats of birds and bats, learn about fly-fishing, and hike in the great outdoors? Then you’re bound to enjoy the 18th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend, April 26-28th, 2019. This weekend-long event is a celebration of wildlife habitat, heritage, and natural history. Twelve program sites across Richland and Ashland Counties will offer workshops and demonstrations to interest beginners and experienced naturalists alike. It’s sure to be a fun and educational weekend for both families and nature lovers of all ages....

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April Happenings and Events

April Ushers in Springtime Fun in Richland County! The clocks have sprung forward and we have more and more sunlight to enjoy each day. The April calendar is filling up with lots of events to get you out of the house and into those warming temps. End your winter hibernation with outdoor festivals, special art exhibits, book talks, and featured performances that are sure to be worth your time....

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We Bet You Don’t Know…

Whether you’re a history buff or a trivia lover, fun facts about cask ales, world records, and secret caverns are just the start of the fascinating information available about Mansfield and Richland County. The Shawshank Redemption filming sites, motorsports, and a haunted prison frequently bring travelers to the area, but there’s so much more to explore while you’re here. Whether we’re your destination or a detour on your journey, we want to share some little-known facts to inspire your next stop in Richland County....

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