From festivals to free concerts, Bryan is fortunate to have wonderful events in all four seasons. In this post, we’ll touch on some noteworthy offerings. Of course, we can’t cover everything in just one article! To see even more of what’s happening, including dates, times and other details, check out

Spring Fling: The first major event on the downtown square each year is Spring Fling. The streets come alive with craft vendors, food trucks and live music. This annual event also marks the beginning of the Williams County Farmers Market season.

Bryan Jubilee: Held for three days in June each year, the Jubilee is a carnival-style event offering rides, games, food vendors and plenty of fun.

Day in the Park: A celebration of Bryan’s beautiful park system, this annual event includes kids’ games, delicious eats and other activities. The one-day event is capped off with fireworks at dusk.

Flair on the Square: On the last Saturday in July, the square transforms into an art, food and music festival. Visitors can enjoy a juried art show & sale, multiple bands, dance performances, make & take crafts for kids, and a fresh market.

Fountain City Festival: Each summer, Fountain City Festival brings live musical theater to the stage at Bryan’s Arts & Education Auditorium. Past performances have included noteworthy products like “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Seussical,” and “Oliver.”

Fall Fest, Barn Fest & Fountain City Fandemonium: Each year on a Saturday in late September, three events brings thousands of visitors to Bryan. Fall Fest is held around the downtown square and features food trucks, craft vendors and fall favorites like mums and pumpkins. Just a short walk away, visitors will find Fountain City Fandemonium. This event, hosted by the Williams County Public Library, is a fandom celebration that includes a costume contest, vendors, authors, artists and more. Barn Fest takes place at the MacDonald-Ruff Ice Rink and features more than 60 craft vendors, homemade vegetable-beef stew cooked over an open fire, and homemade kettle corn.

Oktoberfest: Every October, you can find a little bit of Deutschland, right here in Bryan, Ohio! Live polka music, folk dancers, German food, and beer are all part of this fall-time celebration on the square.

Santa Arrival Parade & Christkindl Market of Bryan: The holiday season officially begins in Bryan the day after Thanksgiving, when Santa arrives on the square in a horse-drawn carriage and gives the signal to turn on the lights. This popular evening parade is followed by eleven nights of an outdoor, European-style Christmas market around the courthouse square. The Christkindl Market of Bryan includes free nightly entertainment, along with a variety of activities and attractions like horse-drawn wagon rides and visits with Santa.

Some of Bryan’s other popular events and activities include:

Many businesses and organizations throughout Bryan offer fun events, live music, hands-on classes and other great reasons to visit. Be sure to check out often, as new events are added every week!