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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 >>

2016 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

Fri3Jun
41st Annual Van Wert Peony Festival Weekend & ArtRageous11:00 AM, Fountain Park, Downtown Van Wert
Fri3Jun
Peony Festival Car Show6:00 PM, Fountain Park
Fri3Jun
Fountain Park Concert - The Together Band7:00 PM, Fountain Park 200 W. Main Street Van Wert OH
Fri3Jun
Fountain Park Concert - The Together Band7:00 PM, Fountain Park 200 W. Main Street Van Wert OH
Fri3Jun
Fountain Park Concert - The Together Band7:00 PM, Fountain Park 200 W. Main Street Van Wert OH
Sat4Jun
41st Annual Van Wert Peony Festival Weekend & ArtRageous11:00 AM, Fountain Park, Downtown Van Wert
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