Shelby County Focus Ohio
Downtown Sidney Events
The Downtown Sidney Organization and the merchants of Downtown Sidney host many events throughout the year. We provide you with this events calendar to keep you abreast of what is happening in Sidney's downtown. Please refer to it often as it is a constantly changing list of downtown Sidney events.

Downtown Sidney Events 2014

      • March 21: Third Friday Fling – March for Art
        Students from Shelby County schools display their great works of art throughout Downtown for the community to enjoy.
        • Artwork can be found at:
          • Ron & Nita’s
          • The Spot Restaurant
          • Amos Memorial Public Library
          • The Historic Sidney Theatre
          • The Shelby County Annex
          • MTCS Screen Printing
      • April 1-16: Annual Easter Coloring Contest
        Children enter the contest by coloring the selected picture and turning them in at various Downtown businesses
      • April 18: Third Friday Fling – Easter Egg Hunt on the Square and Coloring Contest Winners Announced
        Children search far and wide around the Historic Court House for hidden eggs. The winners of the coloring contest are announced during the event.
  • MAY
      • May 1-8: Mother’s Day Drawing
        Patrons can enter the mothers in their life to win a gift package fit for a Queen!

      • May 16: Third Friday Fling – Downtown Scavenger Hunt
        Teams scavenge through Downtown searching for clues for the chance to win a great prize!

      • May 24: First Saturday of The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market
        Every Saturday morning 8:00 a.m. to noon.  around the Shelby County Court Square in Downtown Sidney until October 18th.  Fresh produce, herbs, crafts, baked goods, books, flowers, canned goods, plants & more.

  • JUNE
      • June 1-12: Father’s Day Drawing
        Patrons can enter the fathers in their life for a gift package fit for a King!

      • June 20: Third Friday Fling - Rib Cook-Off!
        Taste some fantastic ribs and you be the judge of your favorite!

      • June 28: Kids Around the Square
        We partner with United Way agencies, other non-profit organizations and churches to provide a free morning of FUN for children ages 12 & under.

  • JULY
      • July 18: Third Friday Fling - Sidney Civic Band
        Join us as we enjoy the sounds of the Sidney Civic Band. They can be found on the Square nearly every Friday during the summer!

      • August 15: Third Friday Fling – Picnic with the Cops
        Join us for a hot dog picnic and activities with the Sidney Police Department and Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

      • September 5-7: Shelby County Applefest
        Offering activities all weekend long in Downtown Sidney. Parade, food vendors, musical entertainment, farmer’s market, children’s area and more. For more information visit:  

      • September 19: Third Friday Fling – Rebel Run Classic Car Cruise-In
        See some of the best entries from the Rebel Run parked around our Downtown. The Rebel Run will be taking place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds this weekend.

      • October 17: Third Friday Fling – Chocolate Walk
        Sample delicious chocolates while touring our Downtown businesses.

      • October 18: Kids Fall Festival/Last Day of the Great Sidney Farmer’s Market.
        A costume contest in the morning followed by trick-or-treating at our Downtown businesses and activities at Amos Memorial Public Library.

      • November 21: Third Friday Fling – Winter Wonderland Reason for the Season Lighting Service and Parade
        See our Downtown all dressed up for the holidays and enjoy a wonderful evening parade, complete with Santa & Mrs. Claus!

      • December 5: Christmas of Yesteryear
        Enjoy the sights, tastes and sounds of a Historic Downtown Christmas!