December Happenings and Events

Richland County has caught the Christmas spirit. Whether it’s shopping local for Christmas gifts, watching a Christmas concert, or finding something to do with family from out of town, Mansfield has art fairs, holiday performances, festive attractions and more to brighten your holiday season....

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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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July Happenings and Events

As summer ramps up and temperatures rise, can’t-miss events around Richland County emerge. The opportunities are diverse: music lovers, car buffs, and arts aficionados alike will be pleased by the area’s many offerings, including the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival, the Honda Indy 200, and the 35th Annual Great Mohican Pow-Wow....

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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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2018 Holiday Performances

Mansfield and Richland County has no shortage of options for great holiday entertainment with classics like The Nutcracker and familiar friends like everyone’s favorite Buddy the Elf. Ring in the season with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for an enchanting, community favorite performance of contemporary and classic holiday songs and everyone’s favorite carol sing. Here’s your source for all holiday performances happening this season!...

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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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Member Spotlight: The Ohio State University at Mansfield Theatre and Stage

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Theatre & Stage offers quality student productions including full-scale musicals, comedy sketches and plays that range from the contemporary to the classics. The theater seats up to 340 patrons making for intimate theatrical experiences. Come for a unique production at an affordable price with tickets under $10....

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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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