Mansfield Had A Great 2019 Travel Season!

Mansfield Had A Great Travel Season! Led by the Shawshank 25 Anniversary weekend, Inkcarceration, Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) National Championships, close to 100,000 visitors from 43 states and at least 6 countries came to Richland County.  In all, events generated nearly $10 Million in spending. ...

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Area Tourism Marketing has Award Winning Day!

Destination Mansfield – Richland County attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in West Chester, October 16-18. During the educational conference, local tourism marketing shined brightly with a total of eight awards for exceptional marketing, two for Destination Mansfield and six for Little Buckeye Children’s Museum....

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Americas Rallycross makes its Midwest Debut

A brand new event will feature racing on the asphalt and dirt of a purpose-built track this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Americas Rallycross (ARX) makes its Midwest debut during the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, June 8-9, in Lexington, Ohio. Featuring 600 bhp cars launching from 0-60 mph in less than 1.9 seconds, fans in the Midwest will now experience the most emphatic form of motorsports in North America up close and personal....

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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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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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Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Annual Job Fair

Mid-Ohio is looking for hardworking, dedicated candidates ages 16 and older to join its seasonal staff in areas including call center, ticketing, food service, security, safety services and maintenance. Limited internship positions for college and university students are also available....

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State Route 95 Bridge Replacement Project Detour

The State Route 95 Bridge Replacement Project has an estimated start date of June 3, 2019, and an estimated end date of August 30, 2019. Signs will be posted weeks in advance warning motorists that the road will be closed with the official date of the closure and the number of days the closure will last. This detour may affect travel to the following destinations. Please check your route for closings and make plans accordingly....

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Studebaker Drivers Club Selects Mansfield, Ohio for 55th Annual International Meet

The Studebaker Drivers Club Inc. (SDC) has announced the selection of Mansfield, Ohio as the site of the 2019 SDC International Meet.  Studebaker owners from across North America and beyond will bring their classic Studebakers and families to Mansfield for a week of history, fun, and comradery September 8-14, 2019....

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Ohio Halloween & Haunters Convention Coming to The Historic Ohio State Reformatory

Ohio Haunters Association (OHA), a non-profit group of Halloween Enthusiasts and Haunted Attraction Industry professionals and amateurs, is debuting an all-new convention at the historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio from May 17th to May 19th, 2019. The Ohio Halloween & Haunters Convention 2019 will feature a trade show floor with over 40 vendors with products ranging from arts and décor, to costumes, special effects makeup and props. There will be a hearse and haunt vehicle show, Q&A Panel with Industry leaders, 30 hours of educational classes, Reformatory Ghost Hunt, and Costume Party....

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