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Don’t You Just Love…

Whether you’re a snow bunny, a history buff, or a motorsports fanatic, Mansfield has experiences that immerse you in your favorite things, while creating special memories with those you love.

Racing

Racing

Feel the thrill of speed at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course as it brings in big-name auto and motorcycle racing each year. Test your own skills at the Mid-Ohio School.

Picking Your Own

Picking Your Own

Apple Hill Orchards and The Blueberry Patch offer pick-your-own apples, peaches, and berries as well as famous mouthwatering apple and blueberry donuts. No time? Visit one of the area’s farm markets to get fresh veggies, baked goods, Amish cheeses, and live plants.
To Stop and Smell the Flowers

To Stop and Smell the Flowers

Richland County is gorgeous in all seasons. Kingwood Center Gardens offers rare and diverse plants, peacocks and more. Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Wade Gardens make it easy to take home beautiful flowers or plants for a special gift or landscaping project. Wander through nature along the paths at Gorman Nature Center and the Ohio Bird Sanctuary.
A Good Scare

A Good Scare

Escape from the terrifying inmates of Blood Prison each fall at the Ohio State Reformatory – the only haunted house located in a former prison. Hunt for ghosts and encounters with the paranormal at one of our haunted sites, like the Fire Museum and historic Renaissance Theatre. Mansfield has been featured on multiple ghost hunting shows.
Playing in the Snow

Playing in the Snow

Fun doesn’t hibernate here! Snow Trails guarantees snow for great downhill skiing and snowboarding for seasoned pros and newbies seeking lessons. Even those who don’t ski or snowboard can get in on the fun at the snow tubing park. Cross-country skiing is also available around the region.
History

History

Richland County is steeped in fascinating American and Ohio history and RichHistoryAlliance.org makes it easy to discover it all. The first weekend in May, RichHistory Weekend is packed with events that bring our most exciting past to life. One of the United States’ largest military shows, the Ohio Civil War & Artillery Show, takes place during this unforgettable three-day, county-wide event.
Hollywood

Hollywood

The area’s history with Hollywood dates to the 1930s. Visit the filming sites of major motion pictures and television shows. See 15 filming sites of The Shawshank Redemption. Malabar Farm State Park was the home of author and screenwriter Louis Bromfield and where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall tied the knot.
Playing Outdoors

Playing Outdoors

Tee off at Deer Ridge Golf Club where a mind-blowing 500-yard tee-to-green drop earned the club the label “one of golf’s best values.” Zipline through the tree tops at Tree Frog Canopy Tours. Canoe, kayak or jet ski at Pleasant Hill Lake Park and Charles Mill Lake Park. Rent a boat at Pleasant Hill or Charles Mill marinas. Go paintballing at Battle Zone Paintball Park III. The possibilities for outdoor adventure are endless.
The Local Food Scene

The Local Food Scene

Mansfield’s food scene is laid-back, local, and one-of-a-kind. Restaurants, farms, and markets feature locally-sourced meat and produce.

Photo Credit: Richland Source

Live Entertainment

Live Entertainment

Live theatre and concerts take the stages at the Renaissance Theatre and the Mansfield Playhouse. In summer, popular bands perform at The Brickyard’s Final Friday Concert Series. Mansfield’s Wine & Ale Trail features local music acts all year long.