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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


Black Hills & Brownies1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington Street Van Wert OH
160th Van Wert County Fair8:00 AM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds 1055 S. Washington Street Van Wert OH
101st Annual Gymanfa Ganu7:00 PM, Salem Presbyterian Church 15240 Main St Venedocia, OH
59th Annual Old Fashioned Canal Days12:00 AM, Downtown Delphos Ohio
29th Annual Fall Mums & Pumpkin Festival11:00 AM, Lincoln Ridge Farm 6588 Pollock Road Convoy, Ohio 45832 Phone: 4199-749-4224
Van Wert Young Eagles Rally9:00 AM, Van Wert County Regional Airport 1400 Leeson Avenue Van Wert OH
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