Join in the annual Winter Days festival at the Vermilion River Reservation. Winter Days, hosted by Lorain County Metro Parks, takes place in January at Vermilion River Reservation, 51211 North Ridge Road, Vermilion, Ohio. Enjoy all winter has to offer with activities including sleigh rides, ice carving demos, cooking demos, snowshoeing, and more! Food vendors will be available, and cookies and hot cocoa for purchase from Friends of the Metro Parks. No registration required. Vermilion River Reservation is located at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, Ohio. Contact the Carriage Barn at (440) 967-7310 with questions.


Vermilion River Reservation’s ‘Fire & Ice Walk’ event takes place January 21, 2023 from 11 am to 3 pm. Walk through the scenic Vermilion River valley filled with cool ice carving demos and warm fire pits! Visit with characters and dance to DJ music. Various food options will be available for purchase including gourmet warm beverages. Preregistration is required at Fee is $4. Free event parking on Bacon Woods side and handicap parking on Mill Hollow side. For more information or to register visit or call the Carriage Barn office at (440) 967-7310.


The Vermilion Arts Guild hosts seasonal shows featuring artwork that reflect the season. The Vermilion Arts Guild, a program of Main Street Vermilion, is a collective of local artists and craftsmen working together to provide opportunities that promote and identify Vermilion as an exciting art community. Gallery shows feature watercolors, acrylics, oils, mixed media, photography, jewelry, potters, fiber art, wood and hand-crafted items. Original art is a great gift. You'll find a wonderful selection here along with scenes that celebrate the season. The gallery location is 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Main Street Vermilion is located at 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 963-0772 or visit for more information.


The Postcard Project features 15 big and beautiful, mural-sized recreations of vintage postcards that record local history and the nostalgic scenes that depict Vermilion as a long-time vacation destination. Enjoy a day downtown and all around Vermilion and see the award-winning Postcard Project for yourself. Stop in at Main Street Vermilion first for your keepsake Tour Guide (a $5 suggested donation). Postcards 1 through 10 are walkable throughout the historic downtown district. Postcards 11-14 are located along the eastern corridor of town and can be viewed on foot or by car. Postcard 15 is located 4.8 miles west of downtown at Beulah Beach, where the grounds are open to the public and the view of the lake is a wonderful way to end your day in Vermilion. This is the perfect social distancing activity, outdoors and spread out! Main Street Vermilion is located at 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 963-0772 or visit for more information.