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.

Upcoming Downtown Sidney Events


  • JULY
    • July 4th: Farmers Market - Family Picnic Day - Join us for a picnic celebration on the Square! Bring a blanket and your lunch for a picnic on the Square!
    • July 11th: Farmers Market - Second Saturday Snacks - Berry Pie! Enter the tasting contest or be a judge!
    • July 17th: Third Friday Fling-Downtown Music Fest
      Food trucks will be serving great eats from noon until 9:00 p.m. Music will begin at 5:00 p.m.
    • July 18th: Downtown Music Fest Continued & BBQ Contest on the Square
      The music continues with a finger-licking BBQ Contest! Farmer’s Market begins at 8:00 a.m. and the BBQ contestants will begin serving at noon. Judging will be at 5:30 p.m. with awards at 7:00 p.m. More Info!
    • July 25th: Farmers Market

  • AUGUST
    • August 1st: Farmers Market
    • August 4th: National Night Out
      Over 37.8 million people in more than 16,124 communities will join forces to promote police-community partnerships; crime, drug & violence prevention; safety; and neighborhood unity. Find us on the square from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for great FUN!
    • August 8th: Farmers Market - Second Saturday Snacks - Fresh Cucumber! Enter the tasting contest or be a judge!
    • August 15th: Farmers Market - August 15-Taste of the Market/National Local Foods Week - Complete the passport book and be entered for a great prize!
    • August 21st: Third Friday Fling-Picnic with Our Heroes on the Square
      Join us for a FREE hot dog picnic and activities! You can meet our local heroes from our Police, Sheriff, Fire, Rescue and Veteran departments from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the Square!
    • August 22nd: Farmers Market
    • August 29th: Farmers Market

  • SEPTMEBER
    • September 5th: Farmers Market - Chalk the Walk - Rent a sidewalk square and show us your talent! Chalk will be provided or you can bring your own!
    • September 12th: Farmers Market - Second Saturday Snacks - Strawberry Jam! Enter the tasting contest or be a judge!
    • September 18th: Third Friday Fling-Rebel Run Cruise-In on the Square
      See some of the best entries from The Rebel Run parked around our court square with our old-fashioned classic car cruise-in from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.! Don’t miss out on these great cars, food & music! Food trucks will be serving great eats from noon until 9:00 p.m.
    • September 19th: Farmers Market - Rebel Run Classic Car   Parade - Watch unique and classic cars cruise through our downtown!
    • September 26th: Farmers Market

  • OCTOBER
    • Octover 3rd: Farmers Market - Taste of The Market - Apples! Complete the passport book and be entered for a great prize!
    • October 10th: Farmers Market - Second Saturday Snacks
    • October 16th: Third Friday Fling-Chocolate Walk
      Sample delicious chocolate treats as you tour our downtown businesses & organizations! The Walk will begin at 6:00 p.m.
    • October 17th: Farmers Market Final day
    • October 17th: Fall Festival- Ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses will gather downtown for a costume contest and activities!
    • October 30th: Murder/Mystery Dinner Theatre at the Historic Sidney Theatre
      Come join us for a fun filled evening of murder, mayhem, and delicious food! Ticket information TBA.

  • NOVEMBER
    • November 20th: Third Friday Fling-Winter Wonderland Parade
      See our downtown all dressed up for the holidays and enjoy a wonderful evening parade, complete with Santa & Mrs. Claus! A lighting ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the parade stepping off at 7:30 p.m.

  • DECEMBER
    • December 5th: Christmas of Yesteryear
      Enjoy the sights, tastes & sounds of a Historic Downtown Sidney Christmas, complete with horse & carriage rides. It’s a great time to shop local and finish up those Christmas lists too! Information on times and specific locations and activities TBA.