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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 >>


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

2016 Visitor's Guide


25th Annual Artist Member Exhibit and Sale1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington St Van Wert
Lighting of the Christmas Garden6:30 PM, Van Wert Children's Garden Smiley Park 1409 Leeson Ave Van Wert
18th Annual Delphos Canal Commission Christmas Tree Festival12:00 AM, Delphos Canal Commission Museum 241 N. Main St Delphos OH
Miracle on 34th Street12:00 AM, Van Wert Civic Theater 118 S. Race Street Van Wert, OH 45781
Holiday Lights at the Fair6:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds
Christmas Tree Festival 1:00 PM, Delphos Canal Commission Museum 241 N. Main Street Delphos
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