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Discover home again at Van Wert County • Ohio

Welcome to the Van Wert Area Convention and Visitors Bureau web site. We’re here to help you plan an enjoyable visit to the Van Wert area. We’re proud of our historical attractions, cultural activities, unique shopping venues and outstanding restaurants. We will assist with additional information or help plan your itinerary as we extend our “Welcome Home” greeting.

Why are we called Van Wert?

Van Wert is named in honor of Isaac Van Wart, a hero of the Revolutionary War. Born in the farm country of Greenbaugh, New York,near the village of Elmsford. Van Wart's exact birthdate is not recorded, but his tombstone declares that he died at the age of sixty nine. Read more >>

2017 VISITOR'S GUIDE

Events, Attractions, Dining, Shopping, Lodging and more! All right here in the communities of Van Wert County.

2016 Visitor's Guide

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wed22Nov
Christmas Garden Holiday Light Display5:30 PM, Smiley Park Children's Garden 1409 Leeson Avenue Van Wert, OH
Fri15Dec
Holiday Lights at the Fair6:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Sat16Dec
Van Wert Dance Club7:30 PM, S. F. Goedde Building 205 W. Crawford Street Van Wert
Sat16Dec
Holiday Lights at the Fair6:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
Sun17Dec
A Christmas Carol3:00 PM, Niswonger Performing Arts Center 10700 St. Rt. 118 Van Wert, OH
Sun17Dec
Holiday Lights at the Fair6:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert, OH
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