Annual Events

Old Car Club

Lancaster Festival

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Rockmill Weekends
Location: Rock Mill Park, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Organization: Fairfield County Historical Parks
Contact: Park Office
Phone: 740-681-7249

Historic Rock Mill will be open to the public on weekends from 1 PM – 3 PM starting May 12. Free admission.

Saturday, Jun 02, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Lancaster Old Car Club Spring Festival
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Organization: Lancaster Old Car Club

The annual car show is held at the fairgrounds and features a replica of a gas station from the 1930s.

Saturday, Jun 16, 2018
32nd Annual Earth Angel Super Cruise-In
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Organization: Earth Angel Foundation
Contact: Neil Redd
Phone: 740-332-4713

Featured entertainment: To Be Announced. Special events, kiddie tractor pull, trophies, hundreds of classic cars, activities all day long.

Saturday, Jun 23, 2018
Lancaster Soap Box Derby
Location: Derby Downs: 3060 BIS Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Organization: Lancaster Soap Box Derby
Contact: Tom Clark
Phone: 740-974-4795

Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Fairfield County Heritage Association Home Tour
Location: Various locations in Fairfield County
Time: 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Organization: Fairfield Heritage Association
Contact: Office
Phone: 740-654-9923

A town and country tour of 10 historic buildings. Explore architecture and history through sites that provide a glimpse into life in the 19th century.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018
Lancaster Festival
Location: Various Locations throughout Fairfield County
Time: Various Times by Venue
Organization: Lancaster Festival
Contact: Office
Phone: 740-687-4808

11-day celebration of music and the arts. Over 70 events throughout the area, most are free.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Carroll Community Festival
Location: Downtown Carroll - Bessie Benson Park
Time: Friday 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Organization: Carroll Area Historical Society

Carroll has featured a family-fun event since 1963. This festival continues to offer a variety of entertainment and activities. No charge for festival admission.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 - August 19, 2018
23rd Annual Antique Tractor and Truck Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: Friday 12:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Organization: Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club
Contact: Doug Shaw
Phone: 740-407-2347

Tractors, equipment, memorabilia. Flea Market, Crafts, Steam Engines, Corn Sellers,Saw Mill, Buzz Saw, Threshing Wheat, Stationary Baler, Corn Shredding, Rope making, Hit & Miss Engines, Ensilage Cutting & Blowing, Raffles, Farm Animals, Food Vendors, Thomas the Train and Tractor Parade.

Tractor display, field & construction demonstrations throughout the weekend.

Free admission and parking.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival
Location: Historic Lions Park, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd, Millersport, Ohio 43046
Time: Wednesday-Friday 5:00 PM-11:00 PM
Organization: Millersport Lions Club
Contact: Lions Club
Phone: 740-467-2640

Get ready for this fun festival that you are sure to find ear-resistable! Bring your family and friends to discover more than 20 midway rides and games, tractor pulls, food, parades, and more. Compete in one of the fun contests that are held throughout the week. 

Friday, Sep 07, 2018 - September 8, 2018
12th Annual Lithopolis Honeyfest
Location: W. Columbus St., Lithopolis, Ohio 43130
Time: Friday 3:00 PM-7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Organization: Lithopolis Honeyfest
Contact: Festival Commitee
Phone: 614-829-7355

See observation hives and the bee beard, meet the American Honey Princess, and more. Two stages of live music. Shop for an array of honey products direct from the hive. Free admission, parking and shuttle.

Sunday, Sep 09, 2018
Corvette Gathering
Location: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Organization: Ohio Corvette Club Alliance
Contact: Dan Singer
Phone: 740-687-1234

Largest corvette show in Ohio! Sunday-car show in historic downtown Lancaster. Free admission for spectators, door prizes, silent auctions, music, food, and lots more.

Sunday, Oct 07, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Fairfield County Fair
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: Various Times each day
Organization: Fairfield County Fair
Contact: Fair Office
Phone: 740-653-3041

The last County Fair of the season! Free admission on Sunday, October 8.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
Pumpkin Hike at Alley Park
Location: Alley Park, 2805 Old Logan Rd. SE, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Organization: Lancaster Parks & Recreation
Phone:  740-687-6651

Hundreds of carved pumpkins throughout the park. Bonfire and concession from 5:00 PM-7:30 PM. Hike from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. 

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
Lancaster-Fairfield County Holiday Parade
Location: Downtown Lancaster
Time: 10:00 AM
Contact: Fran Miller
Phone: 740-653-3583

Thousands of people line the streets to see the decorative floats, animals, tractors, live music, entertainers, Santa and much more. Parade route begins at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds heading south on Columbus Street. Route turns east onto Main Street through Downtown. Parade goes north on Broad Street, returning to the Fairgrounds. The parade lasts approximately 2 hours. 

Friday, Dec 07, 2018 - December 8, 2018
Lancaster Camp Ground 17th Annual Christmas Walk
Location: Lancaster Campgrounds
Time: 4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Organization: Lancaster Camp Ground
Phone: 740-653-2119

Two historic buildings, Hotel Woodside and Grocery Store, will be open for tours.  The Temple, cottage tours, Santa’s Workshop, LuLaRoe Boutique and a tour to see all of the decorations is also available. A candlelight dinner with live music will be served in our Cafeteria. To honor the real meaning of Christmas, a nativity drama will be performed on both evenings in the Temple. A shuttle service will be available both evenings.

There is no charge to attend; however, we accept donations at the front entrance. 


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