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Summer Fun in and around Mount Vernon

Summer things to do in and around Mount Vernon:

  1. Bike, walk, climb the tower or fish at Ariel-Foundation Park
  2. Play at Riverside, Memorial, or Phillips Park
  3. Storytime at the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County
  4. Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County Summer Reading program
  5. $1 movies at Premier Theater- Wednesday’s at 10:00 am June 15-July 6th
  1. June 15- Sing
  2. June 22- Trolls World Tour
  3. June 29- Secret Life of Pets
  4. July 6- Abominable
  1. Summer concert series at Ariel-Foundation Park
  2. Mount Vernon Farmers Market--9-12 Saturday mornings on the square
  3. MVNU Summer Quests  www.mvnu.edu/summerquest
  4. Science and Art Camps  https://www.spi-mountvernon.org/
  5. SpiSpot” Science & Play Center --400 S Main St, Mt Vernon, OH
  6. Children’s Garden at Knox County Career Center--306 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon
  7. Honey Run Waterfall, Millwood- 11416 Hazel Dell Rd, Howard, OH 43028
  8. First Fridays downtown
  9. Visit the Brown Family Environmental Center 9781 Laymon Road, Gambier
  10. Visit the Knox County Historical Society 875 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon
  11. Mount Vernon Music & Arts Festival in August 10-13, Downtown Mount Vernon
  12. Heart of Ohio USA Days, June 16-18 at Centerburg Memorial Park (Fireworks on June 18!)
  13. Knox County Fair, July 24-30, Knox County Fairgrounds
  14. Great Mohican POW-WOW-September 16-18, Mohican Reservation Campgrounds & Canoeing
  15. Take the Historic Mount Vernon Walking Tour www.mountvernonwalkingtour.info
  16. Visit Ramser Arboretum in Danville
  17. The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College
  18. The Schnormeier Gallery-221 South Main Street, Mount Vernon
  19. MTVArts--Oliver! July 9-17
  20. MTVArts--Shrek Jr.. Workshop (cost $100)
  21. Go for a hike at Wolf Run Regional Park (they also have a 2 acre dog park!)
  22. Cruise-ins at Southside Diner, 620 South Main Street, Mount Vernon (3rd Monday of each month)
  23. Go swimming at Hiawatha Water Park And Pool
  24. Fireworks!
  1. July 4 at Ariel Foundation Park
  2. June 18 at Centerburg Memorial Park
  1. Get ice cream!!!
  1. Round Hill Dairy-300 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon
  2. Dairy Queen-1600 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  3. Martinsburg Dairy Isle-18 South Market Street, Martinsburg
  4. Twist & Shake -3940 Columbus Road, Centerburg
  5. Velvet Ice Cream--11324 Mount Vernon Road, Utica
  6. Whit’s Frozen Custard-500 South Main Street, Mount Vernon
  7. Young’s Drive-in-206 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon
  8. Riverside Dairy--1 Fountain Street, Mount Vernon (across from Riverside Park)
  1. Kokosing Gap Trail (be sure to visit the train in Gambier)
  2. Visit Schnormeier Gardens Thursdays-Sundays in June
  3. Weavers Farm and Furniture - 29217 Mickley Road, Danville, Petting Zoo and Free Soft Pretzels on Wednesdays
  4. Aureum June 18, at Knox Memorial Theater
  5. TRAILapalazooza June 25 at the CA&C Depot
  6. Hang out at the Dog Fountain (downtown Mount Vernon)
  7. Kokosing Splash Pad in Fredericktown

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