Vermilion’s Main Street Beach welcomes hundreds of daily visitors from near and far during summer months, inviting all to bask in the sunshine, play in the sand, jump in the water, paddle the lake, and more. The city’s beach is a public attraction that few other Ohio towns can boast. With only 17 percent of Ohio’s lakefront property along Lake Erie open for public access.

2022 3rd Thursday Music, Flowers & A Sunset offers free live music brought to you by Vermilion Chamber of Commerce in downtown Vermilion May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, and September 15th. Stroll the sidewalks and browse the shops while listening to many wonderful genre’s of music from 5 pm to sunset.

Devoted, dedicated animal lovers are ready to pamper your pooch while you're at work or away for the day. Our doggy daycare center offers a fun, clean and safe environment with all the comforts of home and a large dog park. Book a one-time visit, or setup a regular schedule.

Treat your best friend to an hour or two at Vermilion, Ohio's private dog park. Book the spot through Sniffspot.com to enjoy a private dog park experience. The best experiences and fun for you and your dog, the 2 acre dog park is designed for the ultimate safe dog exercise. Safe, private space to help you minimize distractions or triggers and maximize time with your dog.

Be a part of the sixth annual Vermilion Beach Market at Sherod Park on Friday, August 5 (3 pm to 8 pm) and Saturday, August 6 (9 am to 4 pm), 2022. Shop by the beach from over 90 vendors for vintage, shabby and chic decor including furniture, architectural salvage, as well as handcrafted home decor, jewelry, clothing, and art. Take a pause from shopping at our beachside wine bar and food booths..

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce presents “Live at the Lighthouse” Summer Sunday Concert Series (formerly Concerts in the Park). Come and celebrate the summer in Vermilion with free outdoor concerts at the Lighthouse at Main Street Beach in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Bring your favorite lawn chair and snack.

Chalk it Up! will return on August 6, 2022 in Vermilion, Ohio. Main Street Vermilion is looking forward to the return of Chalk it Up!, a display of beautiful chalk creations by local artists. Visit www.mainstreetvermilion.org closer to summer for complete details on how you can participate as an artist or simply enjoy as a spectator. Watch as the roads and walks in Vermilion fill up with bright chalk drawings created by local artistic talent.

The Annual Brownhelm Memorial Parade takes place on Sunday, May 29, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. “The Shortest Parade in Town” is happening once again on the Sunday before Memorial Day! This one-of a-kind parade is small town America at its best!

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce and the Festival of the Fish Committee bring you the Annual Festival of the Fish June 17th to June 19th, 2022. Celebrate the sea in downtown Vermilion, Ohio at Victory Park, 687 Main Street. An amazing entertainment line-up will be offered. Start planning for the Fish Fest Sand Castle Contest, Crazy Craft Race, Parade and Lighted Boat Parade.

Every week features new vendors and new products to keep you coming back all summer. 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.

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.

Come shop, wine, dine, and explore downtown Vermilion Ohio. Join the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce for Corks & Kegs Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12 pm to 4 pm. Registration is $20 and you will receive a QR code after registration that you will need for check in. Check in will be 1145 am to 1 pm day of the event.