Things to Do in Amish Country

There’s plenty of things to do in Ohio Amish Country. Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of events for the Holmes County, Ohio area including festivals, shows, dinner theaters, music and concerts, shopping, parades, and more.

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Amish Country Theater (Walnut Creek)

Amish-Country-TheaterFebruary 11 – December, 2017
Live theater in Ohio’s Amish Country! The remarkable venue that hosts these hilarious productions is a 12,000 sq. ft. theater with a 325-seat auditorium designed to trigger your imagination by creating the illusion that youState Of The Art Theater are stepping into an authentic Amish barn—except this barn features state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and effects. As a result, audiences experience the production at the highest level. The climate-controlled theater features comfortable movie theater-style seating and easily accommodates wheelchairs and scooters. Hungry patrons may even purchase homemade treats and desserts at the “Barnyard Fixin’s” stand just outside the theater adjacent to the box office. Make sure you arrive early to shop around in the “Hen House” and take home a souvenir from the show!

TIME: visit website
LOCATION: Amish Country Theater – Walnut Creek, Ohio (map)
CONTACT: 1-888-988-7469
WEBSITE: www.amishcountrytheater.com

Velvet Ice Cream at Ye Olde Mill (Utica)

April – October, 2017
Since 1970, Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill has been a destination serving up delicious ice cream, food and memories. Join us in Utica to spend a day surrounded by ice cream! Each year, more than 150,000 come to Licking County Ohio to be at one with nature and get their fill of the freshest ice cream they’ve ever tasted at Ye Olde Mill. With 20 picturesque acres of rolling hills and thick forests, Ye Olde Mill provides the perfect setting for family fun, reunions, weddings and more.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Velvet Ice Cream Co. at Ye Olde Mill (map)
CONTACT: Phone:(800)589-5000  
WEBSITE: www.velveticecream.com

The Home Game Musical (Sugarcreek)

May 9- August 19, 2017
For as long as he can remember, handsome Levi Troyer has loved playing baseball. He daydreams about playing in the major leagues, but with his father’s expectations that he remain on the farm, he manages to keep most of his dreaming in check. All of that changes when a sports talent scout happens into town one day and catches sight of Levi’s amazing fast ball. Impressed with both his pitching and batting skills, the talent scout offers Levi a deal he can’t refuse.

TIME: visit website   LOCATION: Ohio Star Theater (map)
CONTACT: Box Office (855) 344-7547
WEBSITE: www.ohiostartheater.com

Music On The Square (Berlin)

May – September 2017
Enjoy, free, live entertainment every Friday night, on the square in Berlin (on the corner of N Market and Main Street). Music on the Square begins May and runs through September and is weather permitting. Featuring many local bands, some old favorites and some new faces, with music styles ranging from Bluegrass to Contemporary. Come join the fun!

TIME: 7 PM
LOCATION: On the Square in Berlin, OH (map)

 

Tecumseh! Outdoor Historical Drama

June 9 – Sept. 3, 2017
Witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700’s. TECUMSEH! has been labeled as one of the most mesmerizing dramas in the nation.
The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre afford the audience a unique viewing experience. Sit beneath the stars as sheer spectacle surrounds you with a herd of galloping horses, live military cannon in action, and the most dazzling battle sequences offered on the American stage.

TIME: 8 PM   LOCATION: Sugarloaf Mountain Ampitheatre (map)
CONTACT: Phone: (866)775-0700; Email: tecumseh@bright.net
WEBSITE: www.tecumsehdrama.com

The Living Word Outdoor Drama

June 16 – September 23, 2017
This nationally recognized drama brings to life the passion of Jesus Christ. The 400-foot set was researched, making it an authentic representation of Old Jerusalem. With nearly a half million visitors, we pray and hope that you too will come and witness Ohio’s Only Outdoor Passion Play this summer.
BECAUSE HE LIVES!

TIME: Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm – 10 pm
LOCATION: Living Word Ampitheatre (map)
CONTACT: Phone: (740)439-2761  
TICKETS: click here for tickets
WEBSITE: www.livingworddrama.org

Family Farm and Field Day

family-farm-and-field-day-event-ohio-amish-countryJuly 14 & 15, 2017
We invite you to join us for demonstrations, presentations, discussions, sessions and sponsor’s displays, as we bring you an educational format for grass-based agriculture and much more!
TIME: Friday 4:30 – 8:30 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Wholesome Valley Farm (Wilmot, OH) (map)
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East Holmes Fireman’s Festival

east-holmes-firemens-festival-berlin-ohioJuly 15, 2017
The annual East Holmes Fireman’s Festival is held every year to honor the many volunteers who protect life and property in Holmes County, at Berlin Elementary School. This year’s festivities will be as good as they have been in the past, with games for the kids, an auction, lots of food, including delicious barbecue chicken, and ending the night with fireworks at dusk.
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Berlin Elementary School (map)
WEBSITE: www.eastholmesfire.org

Rainbow of Hope Benefit Auction

July 21-22, 2017
This annual (non-profit) Benefit Auction is to provide financial assistance to area residents who are unable to pay the health costs resulting from catastrophic illnesses affecting infants and children. Pre-Auction – Friday Night with chicken barbeque, local entertainment, volleyball tournaments, and kids toys/fun auction. Saturday – Full course breakfast starts at 6:00 am. Auction begins at 8:30 am. Quilts, crafts, furniture, lawn furniture, bake sale, livestock, and many more local items.

TIME: see above
LOCATION: Mt. Hope Auction Grounds (map)
CONTACT:(330)674-5062  
WEBSITE: www.mthopeauction.com