Don't miss the Ohio Village Season Opening Weekend on May 25th and 26th as the Ohio Village kicks off the summer season with a Civil War Reenactment and Living History Weekend!
Join us on Saturday, June 1 from 10am to 5pm for Storybook Village. Throughout the collaborative efforts of the Ohio Historical Society and the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio Village will magically bring your favorite storybook characters to life. Come and meet Clifford, Curious George, Olivia, The Cat in the Hat, and many more familiar characters as they roam and take residence in Ohio Village. Bring your little one for multiple story times, character encounters, literacy and history resources, and countless activities. This event will be geared for small children from 3-7 and everyone who appreciates a good story. Click here for more information!
The Glorious 4th is a late-19th century Independence Day celebration held on July 4 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of old-fashioned family activities to celebrate the nation's independence at this re-created 19th century village, including a Grand Procession, patriotic speeches, Muffins base ball, a concert by the Ohio Village Singers, dancing, a brass band concert and much more! Admission is $12/adult and $9/ages 6-12 ($10/Ohio Historical Society member adult and $7/Ohio Historical Society member child), children 5 and under are FREE. Check back for online registration information!
During All Hallows' Eve enjoy an evening of old-fashioned Halloween fun with spooky stories by the bonfire, pumpkin carving, creepy characters like the village gravedigger and lost souls like Krazy Kate, plus 19th century style entertainment like fortune telling, crafts, games, and more! October 12 & 19, 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Admission is $12/adult and $9/ages 6-12 ($10/Ohio Historical Society member adult and $7/Ohio Historical Society member child), children 5 and under are FREE. Check back for information on ordering tickets online! Click here for more information on this fantastic event!
Pleasure of the Cup: Drinks of the 19th Century on December 7 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm is a fun way to sample quirky yet tasty concoctions as you explore the world of 19th-century adult beverages at select Ohio Village buildings. It's like an old-fashioned pub crawl! Participants must be 21 years of age and up. Reservations are required. Cost is $35/adult and $30/Ohio Historical Society member. We will begin taking reservations for this program on October 1. For more information, call 800.686.1541. To learn more about this event click here!
Dickens of a Christmas, held this year on December 13, 14, 20, and 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm and December 22 from 12:00 to 5:00 pm, transforms Ohio Village with Victorian-era crafts, decorations, caroling, cooking demonstrations and traditions inspired by his festive vision of Christmas. Admission to Dickens of a Christmas at Ohio Village is $12 ($9/ages 6-12), $10/Ohio Historical Society member ($7/Ohio Historical Society member ages 6-12). Parking is free. Please dress for the weather. For more information on Dickens of a Christmas a click here! We start taking reservations for Dickens of a Christmas and our dinner events on October 1.