Special Events

Easter Egg Hunt

When: Saturday, April 16th, 2022
Where: Smiley Park
Time: 10:00 AM
Age Groups: 2 & Under, 3 & 4, 5-7 and 8-10

The Annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt! The Easter Bunny will be hopping in to say “Hello” so parents and grandparents make sure you bring your camera to capture the moment. Eggs will be provided, but children will need their own basket or bag to gather!

Van Wert, Ohio Parks Department

Easter Bone Hunt

When: Saturday, April 16th, 2022
Where: Van Wert Community Dog Park
Time: 11:00 AM
The dog park will be celebrating its Grand Opening with the Easter Bone Hunt put on by 540 Martial Arts!

Dogs must be on a leash! Hunt for dog treat filled eggs with your pet. Free to the Public. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Van Wert County Dog Park.
For further information contact Sarah Robeson 419-605-7612

Van Wert, Ohio Parks Department

Firework Show

When: Sunday, July 4th, 2022
Where: Van Wert High School Parking Lot
Time: 10pm

The 4th of July Firework display is provided by the Van Wert County Foundation, The City of Van Wert & Local Donors. We greatly appreciate their support! The location of the show is at Van Wert High School, 10708 St Rt 118 S. (Reminder, We ask that you DO NOT BRING IN ANY fireworks or sparklers onto school grounds for the safety of everyone!)