Vermilion Ohio News


The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce, partnering with FOX 8 Cleveland, is pleased to announce that the 2021 Woollybear Festival will be held Sunday, October 10th in Vermilion, Ohio. The Vermilion Fox 8 Woollybear Festival is the largest one day festival in the state of Ohio. Be a part of the fun as the annual Woollybear Parade & Festival takes over Vermilion, Ohio. The festival is held every year around October on a Sunday on which the Cleveland Browns have an away game.

The 2021 Vermilion Market in the Park is back and will run on Saturdays, July 3 through August 28, in Victory Park. Hours are 10 am to 2 pm. There’s plenty of free parking next to and near the Market. Within easy walking distance are plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy, and just a few blocks north is Main Street Beach and one of the best views of Lake Erie anywhere. Fresh seasonal produce, herbs and flowers.

Mill Hollow Summer Concert Series takes place Sunday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at Vermilion River Reservation's Bacon Woods Amphitheater. Join Vermilion River Reservation Sunday evenings each summer for outdoor musical performances at the Bacon Woods amphitheater! All bands are family friendly.

Swimmers of all ages enjoy our sandy beaches located in Historic Downtown Vermilion and either side of the city. Recreational boating of every kind, jet skis, canoeing, and sail boats adorn the Vermilion harbor, where ship building was once the major industry. On summer nights, residents and visitors congregate on the large deck at Main Street Beach to watch boats sail back and forth in front of the beautiful Lake.

Brownhelm Township is located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Toledo. Much of the township resides in Vermilion, Ohio. Rich in history, the stunning beauty of this country hamlet features picturesque farms, historic homesteads, gently rolling hills and scenic nature.

The Vermilion River, which flows into Lake Erie, endows marina facilities with more than 1,000 boat slips and ramps for easy access to the Lake, earning Vermilion the title of the “Largest Small Boat Harbour on the Great Lakes.” Lake freighters are a regular sight on Lake Erie making their way through the Great Lakes.

Environmentalism is an integration of the ideology and philosophy of protecting the health of the environment and the social movement resulting from it. Issues such as conservation, preservation, ecosystem restoration, and improvement of the natural environment are foremost on the agenda of environmentalists. Concerns and threats involving the Earth's biodiversity and ecology feature at the top.

A water trail along the Vermilion River, Black River and Lake Erie makes kayaking and canoeing accessible and user-friendly. The trail provides a unique paddling experience in that it offers both river and open water travel along the lakeshore.

Nothing is more iconic to the local landscape than the Vermilion Lighthouse, which looks out over Lake Erie at the foot of Main Street. There's a rich, deep history to this marvelous structure. A dedicated, ongoing effort seeks to preserve it for generations to come. Main Street Vermilion's Lighthouse Preservation Committee is dedicated.

Each year Vermilion celebrates the summer with free outdoor concerts from 7 pm to 8:30 pm every Sunday July through August. Concerts are sponsored by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce and held at beautiful Victory Park in historic downtown Vermilion (Rt. 60/Main and Ohio Street on the Village Green.) Bring your chair or blanket and listen to the music which changes weekly.

Grandma's Attic Glass, Dishware, and PINK! Mini-Sale takes place on Friday, July 30, and Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Historic Brownhelm School at 1950 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, Ohio. Come on by the Historic Brownhelm School for another fantastic mini-sale! This mini-sale will be a unique mix of items including Pops of Pink. There will be a special area in the gym dedicated to unique items in pink.

Beulah Beach celebrates 100 years on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Join the 100th Birthday Bash for food, entertainment, fireworks and celebrations. The event will feature food trucks, live music, free cake and ice cream, fireworks, and celebrations with family and friends! It starts at 5 pm.