Celebrate Galentine’s Day in Mansfield, Ohio

Galentine’s Day is the unofficial holiday dedicated to celebrating gal pals.  Usually celebrated on February 13th, Galentine’s Day was first created by the television character Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation. Celebrating female friendship doesn’t have to be a made-up holiday! Grab your best girlfriends. Destination Mansfield- Richland County has planned a Galentine’s Day itinerary for you. Our itinerary includes brunch, exploring Downtown Mansfield, plenty of shopping, spots to play, and dinner. We have also included other options and alternatives, depending on the personalities of your girlfriends....

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Buck ID Friendly Businesses and Attractions in Richland County

The Ohio State University at Mansfield has partnered with several area businesses in Richland County. A student’s Buck ID serves as a discount card if presented at these locations. College is pricey but shopping local is not! Our community welcomes students and encourages exploration of your new home away from home....

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Shop Over 200 Artisans at the 2019 Prairie Peddler Festival

Every fall the Prairie Peddler Festival returns to Richland County to showcase handcrafted items available for purchase. Vendors come together to give the community a unique shopping experience featuring over 200 artisan booths.  This year’s event takes place September 28–29 and October 5–6....

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Shop Ohio’s Longest Yard Sale

Each August, the Buy-Way Yard Sale (August 8-10) takes place for one weekend along the historic Lincoln Highway, which passes through north central Ohio. Over 1,000 sellers line the areas along the byway with their wares, and travelers can stop to explore each sale. Nearby businesses also offer special sales for Buy-Way shoppers....

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A Day in Ontario: The Retail and Restaurant Hub of Richland County

While Ontario may be the retail and restaurant hub of Richland County, the community is more than just shopping and dining. Ontario doesn’t have a quintessential Main Street or a typical downtown area, but its people are community-minded, and community in Ontario happens at the park....

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Discover the New Downtown Mansfield

Have you been to downtown Mansfield lately? I don’t just mean have you driven through it. Have you parked your car and walked North Main Street? Have you heard live music in the gazebo or the bubble of Vasbinder fountain in Central Park?   Have the sounds of the carrousel’s pipe organ carried throughout the Carrousel District brought you back to a simpler time? Has the smell of freshly popped and flavored popcorn drawn you into the direction of the Brickyard? Have you sampled the distinctive menu at an upscale dining spot in a historic car showroom? Have you sipped an award-winning brew in a renovated mortuary? Things are changing downtown and not just physically – there’s something in the air. Dare I say a buzz? The Mansfield Rising Plan has renewed interest in this urban area and given many residents and local business owners an excitement for Mansfield’s future....

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September Happenings

Make the most of summer’s end! The Destination Mansfield – Richland County calendar is filling up with great activities to fill those final warm days and those cool September nights including favorites like the Prairie Peddler Festival and new events like Shawshank 100 dirt track race....

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