2018 Pickerington Village Events

Discover the charm of historic Pickerington Village by attending events offered throughout the year. There is always something for every age group to enjoy and, best of all, most events are free!

April 7 – Dec 15, 2018
Open House at Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society Museum
Location: 15 E Columbus Street in the heart of the Pickerington Village (State Route 256)
Time: Every Saturday, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sponsor: Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society
Contact: pickhistsociety@hotmail.com or 614-382-5989
Website: www.PickHistory.org
Details: FREE admission. Discover local history through displays of artifacts, furniture, photographs, stories and more from days gone by. The Museum features a gift shop, one of Pickerington’s original town pumps, the stove from one-room Peru school, and a collection of Violet Township-Pickerington High School class photos from 1909 through 1981.

May 12, 2018
Pickerington Village MayFest - Craft Bazaar and Chocolate Hop
Location: West Columbus St and various locations around the Village
Time: Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sponsor: Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: Peggy Portier, 614-595-5867
Details: Family friendly event in the heart of the Village. Craft and business vendors, food and live music.
Our Annual Chocolate Hop fundraiser will be held from Noon to 2:00 PM. For a $5.00 donation, obtain a map and enjoy a chocolate treat at each participating business. Proceeds benefit the Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society and PVA Community events. Great Mother's Day treat for Mom!
Limited number of maps available. Reserve yours beginning April 1st at the following locations:
- Froggy's Sweets & More, 31 Hill Rd South (Tues-Fri 11am-6pm, Saturday Noon-3pm
- The Hair Boutique, 37 E. Columbus St (Tues-Fri 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-3pm)
- Historical Society Museum, 15 E. Columbus St (Saturdays 10am-1pm)
For more info, call 614-321-8221
Vendor Registration:
CLICK HERE for an application form
Online Vendor Registration: CLICK HERE
Event Poster: CLICK HERE

June 1, 2018
Pickerington Village PetFest
Location:  Victory Park - accessed from Lockville Rd
Time: Friday, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Sponsor: Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: Pam Good at 614-837-4311
Details: FREE admission to this annual, well-attended family-friendly event. Food and pet-related vendors will take over the park.
Event Poster: CLICK HERE
Vendor Registration Form:
CLICK HERE





June 1 – July 27, 2018
Friday Night Flicks
Location: Sycamore Park Amphitheater – accessed from Hereford Drive
Time: Movies begin at dark
Sponsor: Fairfield Federal Savings & Loan.
Contact: Pickerington Parks and Recreation, 614-833-2211
Details: FREE admission. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the show. For more information, go to www.pickerington.net – Parks & Recreation - Special Events.

June 2 – Aug 25, 2018
Yogo in the Park
Location: Victory Park – accessed from Lockville Road
Time: Every Saturday, 8:00 AM
Sponsor: The Kuzmic Team
Contact: Darlene Kuzmic, 614-531-2050, darlene.kuzmic@kingthompson.com
Details: FREE yoga class; bring your own mat

June 3 – July 29, 2018

Summer Concert Series
Location: Sycamore Park Amphitheater – accessed from Hereford Drive
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Sponsor: City of Pickerington.
Contact: Pickerington Parks and Recreation, 614-833-2211
Details: FREE admission. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the show. For more information, go to www.pickerington.net – Parks & Recreation - Special Events.

June 7 – Sept 27, 2018
Pickerington Outdoor Farmers’ Market
Location: 89 N Center Street (at Town Square Drive) north of the railroad tracks
Sponsor: Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: pickfarmers@hotmail.com or 614-321-8221
Time: Every Thursday, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Details: Weekly gathering of area farmers, bakers and artisans offering fresh produce, baked goods, crafts and more at this North Center Street location with plenty of parking. Located one block north of SR 256 in the Pickerington Village, where shops and restaurants also are open.

July 4th Celebration
Location: Victory Park – accessed from Lockville Road
Time: Saturday, 4:00-11:00 PM
Sponsors: City of Pickerington and Violet Township
Contact: Pickerington Parks and Recreation, 614-833-2211
Details: Victory Park, containing a variety of vendors, opens at 4:00 PM. Parade begins at 6:00 PM. Opening Ceremonies at 7:30 PM. Concert begins at 8:00 PM on the Victory Park stage. Fireworks at 10:00 PM. For full event schedule go to www.pickerington.net - Parks & Recreation - Special Events.





July 11-14, 2018
Picktown Palooza
Location:
Victory Park - accessed from Lockville Rd
Times:
Wednesday 5 & Thursday 5-11PM, Friday 5-midnight, Saturday noon-midnight
Contact:
Picktown Palooza, 614-379-2099
Details:
Four-day family-oriented festival with carnival rides, food vendors, car & bike show, music, and more. For full event details and schedule, go to www.picktownpalooza.org


August 4, 2018
Pelotonia
Location:
Columbus & Center Streets
Times:
Riders begin coming through around 8:00 AM
Contact:
Team Pickerington Pelotonia on Facebook
Details:
Join us as we line the streets to cheer on hundreds of Pelotonia riders as they come through the Village.

September 3, 2018
Labor Day
Annual Lions Club Parade and Fish Fry
Location:
Victory Park - accessed from Lockville Rd
Time:
Parade 10:00 AM, Fish Fry begins 11:00 AM
Contact:
Pickerington Lions Club, or call 614-833-4728
Details:
Annual community event and fundraiser for the Lions Club

September 22, 2018
Pickerington Oktoberfest
Location:
Combustion Brewery Parking Lot, 80 W. Church Street
Time:
11:00 AM- 8:00 PM
Contact:
Pickerington Village Association, 614-321-8221
Details:
Traditional German Oktoberfest celebration. Several different brews on tap, food vendors, live music on an outdoor stage all day. This event is a fundraiser for local charities. Are you 21 years old? CLICK HERE to volunteer and earn money for a charity you pick.

October 4 through December 20, 2018
Pickerington Indoor Farmers' Market
Location: 80 W. Church St, at The Loft above Combustion Brewery
Sponsor: Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: pickfarmers@hotmail.com or 614-321-8221
Time: Every Thursday, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Details: Weekly gathering of area farmers, bakers and artisans offering fresh produce, baked goods, honey, meats, pasta, crafts and more.

October 30, 2018
Haunted Village
Location: Pickerington Village - State Route 256 (Columbus St at Center Street)
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Sponsors: Pickerington Recreation Department and Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: Pickerington Parks and Recreation, 614-833-2211 or www.pickerington.net
Details: Enjoy FREE ghost tours, hayrides, trick ‘n treating at Pickerington Village businesses and more! Food vendors also available; restaurants and shops open.
 

 

December 7, 2018
Pickerington Village Holiday Gathering
Location: Pickerington Village (various locations, tree lighting at Columbus & Center Street)
Time: Friday, beginning at 5:00pm
Sponsors: Pickerington Village Association (PVA) and Pickerington Recreation Department
Contact: PVA Voicemail 614-321-8221 or Pickerington Parks and Recreation, 614-833-2211
Details: FREE family-friendly event featuring:
-- Lighting the Festival of Lights at the Food Pantry
-- City Tree Lighting Ceremony at the gazebo
Many participating businesses providing a place to warm up and offering free activities and treats.


Gingerbread House Contest: Check back for Info and Entry form
Event Poster: Check back
Map and Schedule of Events: Check back
All Evening:

Horse-drawn wagon rides
Circulating hop-on/hop-off trolley
Ice carving demonstrations
Children’s games
VISIT WITH SANTA (Take your own photo for free or have one taken for a $5 donation)
Cookie decorating for kids and holiday stories
Train rides for kids on our mini train b
Children's activities including crafts, a prize wheel, facepainting and more
Christmas lights and luminaries
GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST - CLICK HERE TO ENTER
Pet a LIVE reindeer
Strolling carolers
A live Nativity
Complimentary popcorn & hot chocolate
Indoor Holiday Gift Market with more than 40 vendors
VENDOR APPLICATION- CLICK HERE - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV. 26TH
Shops, restaurants and the Historical Society Museum will be open  
and MORE!