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Discover home again at Van Wert County • Ohio

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.


24th Annual Artist Member Exhibit & Sale1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center
Lighting of the Christmas Garden6:30 AM, Van Wert Children's Garden Smiley Park 1409 Leeson Ave Van Wert
Holiday Lights at the Fair6:00 PM, Van Wert County Fairgrounds
17th Annual Delphos Canal Commission Christmas Tree Festival1:00 PM, Delphos Canal Commission Museum 241 N. Main St Delphos OH
24th Annual Artist Member Exhibit and Sale1:00 PM, Wassenberg Art Center 214 S. Washington St Van Wert
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