City of London Festivals and Events
The City of London has become well known for its many festivals and fun events will take place every year.
London Strawberry Festival
Join us for the fun rides and games... and all the yummy strawberries! Be sure not to miss the Queens’ Parade on Saturday morning. See you there!
See full event information at http://www.londonstrawberryfestival.com
The Strawberry Festival Event Runs all weekend
Cobra Car Show
This is your chance to become immersed in the Cobra experience. See lots of different makes and color combinations; including Cobra's, Daytona Coupe's and GT40 replicas. Checkout the multitude of engine configurations. Have fun at the Strawberry Festival... then come experience the Cobra Car Show for yourself
Find more information and purchase T Shirts on the Cobra Web Site.
Hear the rumble from June 21 2014 9am till 3pm
London Silver Cornet Band
The London Silver Cornet Band performs numerous concerts during the year including at the Cowling Park gazebo on Main Street in London. Early incarnations of the band performed in the park in June - 100 years ago. The present day group recreates several of those numbers. Director Thomas Lloyd reads excerpts from the newspapers of June 1909.
Summer Dates to be announced for 2014
The Downtown London Association puts on a "First Fridays" Event from May to September each year. Specific activities have varied from our Ribs & Jazz Fest, DLA Car Shows, DLA Art Walks, London Pep Rally and the Chili Cook-Off.
Check the Downtown London OH Association web site regularly for event schedule updates.
London Patriotic Celebration
Join in the family FUN all day and enjoy the fireworks at night! Our annual event is community sponsored and located at London High School on Elm Street (State Route 38).
Find more information about the annual London Patriotic Celebration on our FaceBook site.
The fireworks will begin at approximately 10PM.
Meet us on July 3, 2014 for the Fun and Celebration!
July 4th Parade and Celebration
Since the Bicentennial Committee has reverted to a as needed mode there is need for a community group to take over the 4th of July parade for 2013 and beyond. This community should continue the tradition.
Anyone interested should contact Pat Closser 1-740-506-1028 for information.
Madison County Fair
Madison County is home to the Madison County fair held in July of each year. During the remaining months, the fairgrounds is host to truck/tractor pulls, swap meets, auctions, livestock shows and more.
Several buildings are available for event rentals.
Get our complete schedule at: http://www.madisoncountyfairoh.com/
This year's County Fair runs July6-12 2014
Rib & Jazz Festival: FRI AUG 1 2014 and SAT AUG 2 2014
Rib and Jazz Festival brings the party to downtown London Ohio! Enjoy the Jazzed Up LIVE Music and that sweet smell of barbecue well into the night as we celebrate in the streets. London, Ohio is a town rich in history and community. This year the festival expands to two days.
This is a wonderful community event, filled with family friendly events. Check out our Rib & Jazz Fest website at:http://www.londonribandjazzfest.com/
Olde Fashioned Christmas 2014
The Olde Fashioned Christmas annual event will consist of carriage rides along Main Street in the downtown up to Cowling Park. The downtown businesses and many non-profit organizations hold open house with refreshments and special holiday pricing. Many local London businesses and churches participate in this family event. It is a time when we open our arms and hearts to embrace family, friends, and cherished memories that have become not just a part of ourselves but also have become interwoven with this great place we call home.
After all John McLeod wrote in his inspirational poem "Home is where the heart is". (Contact us to register or get for more information)
December 1,2014 - Streets close at 5pm carriage rides begin at 6pm on the Monday after Thanksgiving each year.
There will be additional activities in the community center.
Notice on the Parks and Recreation Facilities:
Are you hoping to reserve our beautiful Cowling Park or the Community Center for your next event?
We have available the beautiful Cowling Park grounds and facilities available for social functions, plus the London Community Center for sports events and Conference Room facilities.
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