2017 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 1 – Dec 16, 2017
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 5, 2017
Pickerington Village Chocolate Hop
Location: Various locations around the Village – State Route 256 (Columbus @ Center Street)
Time: Friday, 6:00 – 8:30 PM
Sponsor: Pickerington Village Association (PVA)
Contact: Peggy Portier, 614-595-5867
Details: 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:
Non-members CLICK HERE for registration form
Event Poster: CLICK HERE
CLICK HERE for current list of participating businesses

June 1 – Sept 28, 2017
Pickerington 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.

June 2 – July 28, 2017
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 3 – Aug 26, 2017
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 4 – July 30, 2017

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 16, 2017
Pickerington Village PetFest
Location:  Pickerington Village – State Route 256 (Columbus Street @ Center Street)
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 line West Columbus Street in the Pickerington Village. Bring your leashed pets and be part of the 7:30 PM Pet Parade! Village shops and restaurants are open.

Vendor Registration Form:
CLICK HERE


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 13-16, 2017
Picktown Palooza
Location:
Victory Park - accessed from Lockville Rd
Times:
Thursday 5-11PM, Friday 5-midnight, Saturday noon-midnight, Sunday noon-6PM
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 5, 2017
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.

August 19, 2017
MMA Family Fun Day
Location:
Victory Park - accessed from Lockville Rd
Times:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Contact:
MMA Insurance at 614-454-3869
Details:
Games, vendors, and family-oriented fun for kids.

September 4, 2017
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

October 30, 2017
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 1, 2017
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.
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
Children's activities including crafts, a prize wheel, facepainting and more
Christmas lights and luminaries
Pet a live reindeer
Strolling carolers
A live Nativity
Complimentary popcorn & hot chocolate
Shops, restaurants and the Historical Society Museum will be open  
and MORE!