Member Spotlight: Herlihy Christmas House

The Herlihy Christmas House is open to the public every other year during the Christmas season. Come see dazzling displays of Christmas collections – some more than 50 years old. The Herlihy Christmas House is decked with over 30 themed Christmas trees, tens of thousands of lights, countless Santas, villages, trains, and more.  Make the Herlihy Christmas tradition a part of yours....

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TEDxMansfield Puts the Spotlight on Ideas Worth Spreading

Mansfield, Ohio is getting its own TEDx event to bring people together for a TED-like experience. Don’t know TED? TED stands from Technology, Entertainment, Design. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading” that invites the world’s leading innovators, thinkers, and doers to speak at their two annual conferences for 18 minutes or…

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Meeting Spotlight: Quality Inn & Suites Mansfield

Quality Inn & Suites in Mansfield offers event space for your next meeting, reunion, rehearsal dinner, or social gathering. Make your meeting into a retreat and create a convenient experience for guests with event space and lodging options under one roof. Stay in this platinum awarded property and take advantage of the pool, sauna, fitness room, business center, and a complimentary deluxe hot breakfast each morning. Quality Inn and Suites is conveniently located off Route 30 near Mansfield’s great attractions like The Ohio State Reformatory, Kingwood Center Gardens, and the historic Carrousel District....

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Fall Fun for the Whole Family

When we say “fall,” what comes to mind? Do you think of drinking apple cider and crunching leaves, or pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating? We all have strong memories of this season, and there’s no better place to make these fall memories with your little ones. Here in Mansfield and Richland County we are packed with classic fall activities your kids are going to love....

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Member Spotlight: The Barnyard Park

The Barnyard Park is one of Richland County’s premier destinations for fall family fun. Located only 40 minutes from Columbus and just an hour from Cleveland, this scenic farm is perfect for a weekend day trip. Explore the simply a-maze-ing corn maze during the day or get lost in the dark during one of the Flashlight Nights. Enjoy a 20-minute scenic hayride through the farm fields and woodlands. Pick your pumpkins to take home or spend the day trying each of the 20+ family-friendly activities. With a zipline, jumping pillow, kiddie maze, corn box, apple blaster, pumpkin checkers, train rides, gemstone mining, a bounce house, pumpkin bowling, a pumpkin slingshot and more, you can be sure your kids will sleep the whole car ride home....

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October Happenings and Events

Fall is here, and the cooler weather and changing leaves make this the perfect time of year to wander outdoors. Those hazy summer days are gone, so make time to explore the many hiking and bridle trails that line the county’s diverse terrain. Grab your bike and roll along the gentle hills of the B&O Trail. Whether on wheels or on foot, you’ll love the 18.4 miles of paved trail on the railroad bed of the former Baltimore & Ohio Railway. Grab your friends, family, and pets and head out to Malabar Farm State Park for their Fall Hike for Health (Oct 20). More fall activities for both families and fear fanatics are added all the time, so make sure to follow the Destination Mansfield – Richland County calendar for all the upcoming fall fun, live music, and haunted happenings!...

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Destination Mansfield – Richland County Wins Marketing Award

During the educational conference, Destination Mansfield – Richland County received a first-place marketing award called a RUBY in the statewide RUBY Awards competition. The recognition was for their Shawshank Trail Digital Marketing Campaign, which tells the first-hand story of a visiting couple experiencing the Shawshank Trail, featuring 15 filming sites from the movie The Shawshank Redemption....

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Haunts and Horrors to Fill Your Fall

Maybe it’s just the chill in the air, but this change in the seasons has us ready for some hair-raising, heart-pounding thrills. This fall, Mansfield and Richland County lives up to its reputation as the Haunted Capital of Ohio with events and activities that range from spooky to downright terrifying....

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