Click on 'Learn More' for additional information such as confirm date , time, location, availability (ie. seats still available, etc.) and any cost associated with the event.  Previous major OC Events are listed at bottom of this page.  Orange Celebration is not responsible for any date/location changes or alterations/cancellations to events.  Contact us to get your event listed for free! 

Current Events

Momster Ball, Thursday, October 18, 6pm - 9pm, Olentangy Berline High School - Join the Berlin Lacrosse Team fo our inaugural Halloween costume and dance party for mothers and their little "monsters". LEARN MORE

Be A Star 2018 Show Choir Workshop, Friday, October 19, 8am - 3pm, Olentangy High School - Do you love to sing and dance on stage, or perhaps have always wanted to try it for the first time? If so, you are invited to shine with the OHS Keynotes and She-Notes Show Choirs during this exciting one-day music workshop under the direction of Olentangy Vocal Music Director, Tim Smith. You will learn two songs, choreography and perform on stage with the Keynotes and She-Notes. LEARN MORE

Geology and Fossils of Highbanks, Saturday, October 20, 10am - 12:30pm, Highbanks Metro Park - Join geologists Erika Danielsen and Mark Peter from the Ohio Geological Survey for a talk and 2.6-mile walk through the ravines to learn about the rocks and fossils of Highbanks, deposited during the Devonian Period nearly 400 million years ago. Meet at the Nature Center. Wear sturdy hiking boots and bring water. LEARN MORE

Great Greekfest, Saturday, October 20, 10am - 5pm, Delaware County District Library, Main Branch - THIS EVENT IS FREE! The Great GeekFest is a celebration of all the things people geek out over. Come and share what you’re geeky for in the home of all geekdoms: the Library. Whether you’re a die-hard cosplayer, a video game nut or a casual fan there’s something to entertain you all day. Admission is FREE and all ages are welcome to attend. We've even got an area for the littlest of "geeks." LEARN MORE 


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Orange Celebration's Featured Supporter 

Dave Burgett, AAMS®. Invested in the Community.  As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I believe it’s important to invest my time to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money. It's also important to understand the level of risk you're comfortable accepting when investing so we can balance it with the steps necessary to reach your long-term goals. Areas of focus include Retirement, College Savers, Insurance and Estate needs.  


Fall on the Farm, Sunday, October 21, 1pm - 4pm, Gallant Farm Park - Join us for some fall work and fun at the farm! See how corn was picked and shocked by hand, and then help us press apples. You’ll sample the delicious apple juice, and join in with other farm activities. Visitors can also head across the road to Gallant Woods Park for the popular Trick or Treat Trail, also 1-4 p.m. It’s all free and for all ages!  LEARN MORE

3rd annual Craft Fest-Delaware, Sunday, October 21, 10am - 4pm, Delaware County Fairgrounds  - Join lots of local crafters and artists to kick off your holiday shopping! Over 100 different LOCAL crafters/artists to shop from!  Admission is FREE- However, we will have donation boxes for Safe Harbor. So please bring a non parishable item- or 5!  Tthe last 2 years have been a huge success- and we are hoping to have an even bigger year this year! LEARN MORE 

Friends of the Library: Coffee with George, Monday, October 22, 7pm - 8pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Do you have questions about the upcoming library levy? Here's a chance to get the answers you are looking for (as well as coffee and dessert.)  The Friends of DCDL are hosting Coffee with George! You can meet library staff, learn about future DCDL plans, ask questions and chat with George Needham, DCDL Director. Refreshments are provided by Richwood Bank. No RSVP is necessary. We hope to see you there!  This program will also be held at the Main Library on Nov 1st.  LEARN MORE

Fall Wine Glass Painting, Tuesday, October 23,  or Wednesday, October 24, 6:30pm - 8pm, Taranto's Pizzeria - Fall is in the air- so brushes up, as we paint Wine glasses!  Examples will be given, and then you get to choose how to paint your glass/es. Use your wine glass to drink out of, or to hold holiday decor/candles!  $25 for one glass, or $30 for 2 glasses (per person). 2 dates to choose from!  LEARN MORE

Computer Training: Social Media Basics, Tuesday, October 23, 900am - 10:00am, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Learn about Facebook or Pinterest social media networks in a conversational setting. No previous classes are required. Please register by calling (740) 549-2665 or online form by clicking link >  LEARN MORE

Faith Breakfast, Tuesday, October 23, Breakfast at 8:15 a.m. and Presentation at 9 a.m., Sourcepoint - Please join SourcePoint, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, for a complimentary breakfast and engaging opportunity to learn more about caregiving and the aging resources available in Delaware County. Rabbi Cary Kozberg presents Spiritual Care for Those with Dementia: Cherishing Broken Tablets. Please RSVP by Oct. 16.  LEARN MORE

Olentangy Schools Job Fair, Wednesday, October 24, 9am - 11am, Olentangy Local Schools  - Olentangy schools is hosting a job fair on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Central Office, 7840 Graphics Way. Seeking full-time/part-time/substitutes in a variety of positions including bus drivers, secretaries, food service workers, custodians, aides, and more. Join us!  LEARN MORE

Orange Book Club, Wednesday, October 24, 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Pick up a copy of the month’s selected title and give it a read, then join us the fourth Wednesday of every month for a casual, entertaining discussion. BOOK: Only Child by Rhiannon Navin.  Ask at the Information Desk for additional copies of any book.  LEARN MORE 

Oktoberfest, Wednesday, October 24, 5pm – 7pm, SourcePoint - Enjoy a wunderbare German buffet, with pub-style seating. Herbed Spätzle with brown butter, caramelized sauerkraut, sautéed green beans, potato cakes, garden salad, hot pretzel sticks with spicy mustard and horseradish, cream puffs, and apple strudel.  Entertainment by QHC Brass.  Sponsored by ClearCaptions and The Inn at Olentangy Trail.  Cost: $16.50. Register by Oct. 15.  LEARN MORE 

Trunk or Treat, Thursday, October 25, 6:15pm - 7:30pm, Grace Polaris Church - Join us for a FREE family-friendly extravaganza complete with food, bounce houses, fire trucks, police cars, 104.9 The River, and more! At 6:15 p.m. kids are invited to go trunk-to-trunk collecting goodies.  YOU can help make this outreach opportunity amazing by parking your car in the Northeast parking lot at 5:30 p.m. and serving candy and prizes to all the little ones.  LEARN MORE

Evening of Generosity, Thursday, October 25, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris - Evening of Generosity at the new Renaissance Hotel, Westerville Join us as we honor the outstanding givers in our community.  LEARN MORE

Pinterest Crafts, Thursday, October 25, 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Project will be Fall Bucket List.  Do you like to visit Pinterest for craft ideas but don’t always have time to create the idea? Join us at the Orange Branch Library to create a craft found on Pinterest. Supplies will be provided.  LEARN  MORE

OCES Truck or Treat, Friday, October 26, 6:15pm - 7:45pm, Oak Creek Elementary School - Save the date! More details to come!  LEARN MORE

Igniting Souls Conference, Friday, October 26, 2:30pm - 8:30pm, Hilton Columbus Polaris - Everything you want awaits you—just on the other side. But before you can do your dream, you must first CLOSE THE GAP.  Also see Author Academy Awards.   LEARN MORE

Highbanks Harvest Fest, Saturday, October 27, 1pm - 4pm, Highbanks Metro Park - Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a fall celebration. Enjoy hayrides, jump in a giant leaf pile, make Halloween crafts, play games and roast marshmallows over a campfire. Meet at Big Meadow Picnic Area. LEARN MORE

Polaris's 3rd Annual Biggest & Baddest Halloween Party, Saturday, October 27, 6pm - 2am, The Brass Tap Polaris - It's time for Polaris's *3rd Annual* Biggest, Baddest, Halloween Party!! Prepare yourself for a wild party from 6p-2am *Saturday* October 27th! 🙌Drink specials. Rouge will be on site giving away free prizes. And with every rouge beer or liquor purchase, you will receive a raffle ticket with a chance to Win a Rouge NEON SIGN, shirts, and other amazing free giveaways.  LEARN MORE


Pumpkin Run & Sweet Feat Walk - 5 K, Saturday, October 27, 3pm - 4pm, Mingo Park, Delaware - This year the City of Delaware and the Delaware County Diabetes Association are teaming up to bring you one big event - The 2018 Pumpkin Run 5k and the Sweet Feat 5k Walk! All proceeds go towards the Delaware YMCA Healthy Weight and Your Child Program. This year long program is available at the Delaware YMCA to help families focus on nutrition education and physical activity to encourage healthier eating habits and an active lifestyle. Register by October 14 to receive a race day shirt. Shirt availability and sizes cannot be guaranteed after this date. LEARN MORE

City of Delaware - Halloween Party, Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 4pm - 7pm, Mingo ParkHosted by Delaware Community Center YMCA. Come dressed in your finest ghoulish gear and join our family friendly event. Activities include a trunk or treat, inflatables, live music, costume contest and safety demonstrations from our local fire and police departments. Treats include grilled hot dogs, cookies, a bonfire for roasting marshmallows and a cartload of pumpkins for the picking.  One free pumpkin per child (11 and under) for the first 500 participants.  Rain or Shine. Parking is limited, please carpool. No alcohol or costumes with dangerous weapons. Bring a bag/pail for trunk or treat.  LEARN MORE

Family Storytime Halloween, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Family Program. Dress up and come down to the Orange Branch for a spooky-fun night of Halloween themed stories, songs, crafts, and more.  LEARN MORE

Halloween Hike for Bats!  Tuesday, October 30, 5pm - 7pm, Alum Creek Lake - RSVP by calling 740-548-6151. Did you know, that aside from being a great Halloween decoration, bats are SUPER important to us! Without bats we would not have chocolate for trick or treating! On October 30th, join the rangers of Alum Creek for a dusk hike and bat house raising ceremony, in honor of Bat Week. We will play a bat-themed game, hike around Alum Creek in search of bat habitats, and use echometers to listen for bat activity. Join us to learn about why we care about bats, what is threatening them and how YOU can be a bat hero!  LEARN MORE 

Trunk-or-Treat (Arrowhead Families Event), Tuesday, October 30, 6pm - 7pm, Arrowhead Elementary PTO - It's almost time for Arrowhead's Annual Trunk-or-Treat! This event is hosted by our wonderful school teachers and staff for the families of Arrowhead. Put on your Halloween costume, bring your candy bag, and collect treats from all the fun and spooky trunks. Be sure to say "trick-or-treat" to your teacher!  *Trunk-or-Treat is held rain or shine. It will be located on the side parking lot (cafeteria lot) and will need to utilize that entire area. Due to the limited parking space in the front lot, please consider car-pooling or walking if you're in a surrounding neighborhood. In the event of bad weather, the event is moved indoors.*  LEARN MORE

TRICK OR TREAT IN ORANGE TOWNSHIP.  Trick or Treat will be held Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8pm. - Orange Township adopted to follow the recommended Trick or Treat schedule as set forth by Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission between the hours of 6pm-8pm. Communities are not required to follow the recommended Trick or Treat schedule as approved by MORPC and may hold their Trick or Treat on a different schedule; however, Orange Township has adopted to follow the schedule set forth by MORPC including holding the event rain or shine.  READ MORE

Parent's Night Out Disney Double Feature, November 2, 6pm - 10pm, Johnnycake Corners Elementary - Drop your kids off for a fun movie night with the Girl's Basketball team while you enjoy some down time!  LEARN MORE

How-To Festival, Saturday, November 3, 11am - 4pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - It’s never too late to learn a new skill, and DCDL is spending a whole day devoted to trying something new. On November 3, the Orange and Ostrander Branch Libraries will be hosting several “How-To” sessions throughout the day. Visit the website for a complete list of programs, times, and their descriptions!  LEARN MORE

Softball Clinic, Nov 3 and Nov 10, 8am, Olentangy Berlin High School - Session 1: 8-9:30 (Grades 3-5) and Session 2: 10-11:30 (Grades 6-8)  LEARN MORE

Raising Cane's Fundraiser, Monday, November 5, 11am - 9pm, Raising Canes Polaris - Present their flyer at the Riasing Cane's Fingers Restaurant on Polaris. With the flyer, 15% of sales will be dontated to the Olentangy Berlin Athletic Boosters. FLYER: Print out picture at top of the event's page on Facebook to present as flyer.  LEARN MORE

Veterans Day Breakfast & Ceremony, Friday, November 9, 8:30am, Sourcepoint - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the End of the Great War (WWI): What Lessons Have We Learned from Battles Fought throughout the Years? Presented by the Delaware County Veterans Association. Breakfast is free for veterans plus one guest.

All other guests $5 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are required.  To make a reservation, call 740-203-2388 by Oct. 26.  LEARN MORE

Orange Township Heroes Not Forgotten 5k, November 10, 9am - 12pm, Olentangy Orange High School - Join us November 10th for the Orange Township 3rd annual Heroes Not Forgotten 5k run/walk. This is an exciting event dedicated to honor veterans. The money raised for this event will go towards the planned Orange Township Veterans Memorial that will be erected on the corner of Orange Rd and South Old State behind the old Town Hall.  LEARN MORE & REGISTER

Drop-in Discovery: Raptors, Saturday, November 10, 12pm - 4pm, Deer Haven Park - Fly into the Visitor Center to discover the various birds of prey that live in Ohio. Learn about their adaptations through fun activities and crafts! Free; all ages. No registration required.  LEARN MORE

Leaf Raking Day! November 10, 8 a.m.–Noon, SourcePoint - This is the perfect volunteer opportunity for College students, Families, Organizations, and Community groups. Grab your rakes, gloves, and lawn bags and join us at SourcePoint at 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware to enjoy a light breakfast before helping out!  Please RSVP by Friday, Oct. 26. LEARN MORE

CES Cultural Connection, Thursday, November 15, 6pm - 8pm, Cheshire Elementary School - Save the Date! You don't want to miss this fun event. The CES Cultural Connection is a wonderful chance to celebrate the many cultures and traditions that are a part of our CES family. Sample food, listen to music and see performances from around the world.  LEARN MORE

Oak Creek Holiday Market, Saturday, November 17, 10am - 2pm, Oak Creek Elementary School - Shop small for the holidays with 50 local makers and support the Oak Creek Elementary School PTO. While you shop, the kiddos can look for gifts on their own at our Secret Santa shop!  LEARN MORE 

Fall Bird Walk, Saturday, November 24, 8am - 9:30am, Shale Hollow Park - See what birds are flittng about in the parks during fall migration, as you take a walk with staff. All skill levels are welcome, and loaner binoculars will be available. Free, ages 7+.  LEARN MORE 

Orange Book Club, Tuesday, Wednesday, November 28, 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Orange Branch, Delaware County District Library - Adult Program. Pick up a copy of the month’s selected title and give it a read, then join us the fourth Wednesday of every month for a casual, entertaining discussion. BOOK:  A Casualty of War by Charles Todd. Ask at the Information Desk for additional copies of any book. LEARN MORE

Holiday Market, Saturday, December 1, Cheshire Elementary School - Shop from over 40 unique handcrafted vendors for that perfect gift! The Scholastic Book Fair will be open to satisfy all of your reading needs as well.  LEARN MORE

Zoo School Open House, Thursday, January 24, 6pm - 8pm, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Hosted by Delaware Area Career Center - The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Zoo School will hold a Open House January 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Conservation Education Building at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. This special open house is your chance to get a sneak peek of the program, meet the teacher, and ask questions.  LEARN MORE

Engineering Preview Day, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, South Campus, 8am - 10:45am, Delaware Area Career Center - Engineering Preview Day is a great time for students who are interested in attending the Delaware Area Career Center to see teachers and current students in action. Visiting students will come to DACC in the morning and visit the Engineering lab. If you want to know what it’s like to be a student at DACC, go ahead and ask! Our students are happy to talk to you about the experiences they have here, both in academic classes and in their labs.  If you have questions, please feel free to call us at 740-201-3216 or email at  LEARN MORE

Delaware Arts Festival, May 18-19, 2019, Downtown Delaware, OH - LEARN MORE  

O N G O I N G  E V E N T S

DACC Fall Schedule. The Delaware Area Career Center, in partnership with community, is an innovative model for developing lifelong learners, quality leaders, and critical thinkers for the dynamic and global environment.  FALL SCHEDULE & EVENTS

Main Street Delawares Farmers Market, Now thru end of October, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, On the shady side of Sandusky Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Delaware - Main Street Farmers’ Markets offer an enticing array of seasonal fresh produce, baked goods, live and cut flowers and plants, and craft items including homemade soap and pottery. Income-eligible senior citizens can get vouchers for farmers’ market foods from SourcePoint.  LEARN MORE

Walk with a Doc, Every Saturday, 8:30am, Polaris Mall - Every Saturday we walk, talk, and exercise our way to a healthier you! - Learn with a high yield health discussion given by a local expert healthcare provider - Exercise with new friends, doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals. What's better than a walking opportunity with others, healthy tips for smart living, and way to talk to your doctors and nurses without any copays!? Come... Walk with a Doc! Ask questions, get to know your doctors, and have a great time improving your life! Join Us at the next one! We'll check blood pressures, give away lots of free stuff, and get you to use exercise as medicine to improve your life!  Be green and bring a reusable water bottle from home to stay hydrated!  LEARN MORE 

Hike Ohio! - Novices of the outdoors - This group is for anyone who likes to hike and walk on nature trails, backpacking trails and just about anywhere in the great outdoors. All those who are dedicated to hiking excursions in Ohio, with a focus on leaving no trace of litter on our lands can join us! We will get together for evening hikes on metro parks trails, gather for day hikes in the Ohio State park and forest system and maybe even do overnight trips if anyone is interested. Lace up your hikers and hit the trail with us! And don't forget to check out the Polls section to vote on when/where to go on the next hike. We are trying to get some dog friendly hikes in for you and your canine companions. Check out the calendar for upcoming meet ups.  LEARN MORE

Saturday Morning Run Through Highbanks Metro Park Trails! - EVERY SATURDAY: NEW TIME! 8:00 a.m. Highbanks Metro Park. We meet at the third parking lot of the Oak Coves Picnic Area—near the restrooms. We’ll plan on running one or two loops (7-14 miles) but we can help you with a route if you want to do a different distance. Just get out here and RUN! It's beautiful here! LEARN MORE

Your Neighborhood Clinic, 1st Wednesday of each month, 10am - 11:30am, Delaware General Health District - Call 740-203-2040. LEARN MORE

Olentangy Area Seniors, 1st Wednesday of each month, 11:45am, Orange Township Moffett Room - Join us for lunch and activities. Call 740-591-8077.  LEARN MORE

Do you have a local event in the Orange Township area you would like for us to promote for free? - Here is a great opportunity to get the word out about your upcoming events. We will promote it for free! Seminars, fundraisers, grand openings, or something else, email the info to us and we'll post it for free! LEARN MORE

2018 Car & Booster Seat Inspection Schedule for Orange Township


Saturday, February 24, 9am - noon
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015.


Wednesday, May 2, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015


Wednesday, July 25, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015

October 17

Wednesday, October 17, 4pm - 7pm
Orange Township Fire Station #361
7700 Gooding Blvd, Delaware, 43015


Real time traffic updates. Access on computer or device. 

Your source for real time traffic updates. Access up-to-the minute details on current traffic speeds, incidents, road construction, and weather-related conditions affecting travel from your desktop, tablet or mobile device. Making Demonstrations (Selected Days)

How to receive severe weather text or Twitter alerts from Delaware County EMA

Don't be caught off guard! Be warned of severe weather in our area! You can be alerted either by phone or Twitter? Click on the link below to view the PDF file with instructions and additional information.

Perkins Observatory
Family Night -
Fridays at 8pm

Our public nights are fun for the whole family! Individuals, families, and groups of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. We have limited openings for our Friday night programs throughout the remainder of the year. To guarantee spot in one of our programs... buy your tickets now for the next available date.

The Orange Township Veterans Memorial

The Orange Township Veterans Memorial is moving forward. There will be several ways that individuals and families, clubs, organizations and businesses can donate to help make it a reality! The memorial's cost will be paid for through donations, not township funds. Help recognize and celebrate those who have served our country! 

2018 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application Available! 

Download the 2018 Aquatic Center Season Pass Application.  Orange Township resident only.  2018 season will open for the 2018 season Wednesday, May 23, and close September 3, 2018 (Labor Day). Hours typically 11am - 8:00pm, 7 days a week, but may vary on special occasions. Contact pool for details. Ph: 740-657-8881 (answered during pool hours only.)  To access Pool Rules & Regulations, click here.

 Habitat ReStores
New Fall & Winter Hours!

The ReStore will be shifting its hours beginning Oct 1st. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Habitat ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers whose proceeds are used to build homes, communities and hope locally and around the world, helping to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Every Wed - 15% Military Discount with ID; Every Thurs - 15% Senior Discount, 60+ with ID. 

Previous Major Orange Celebration Events

This includes events where was the organizer, partner, sponsor or attended to provide an overview. 

2017 Orange Township Parade

2017 Little Bear Summer Fair

2017 Halloween Decoration Contest

2017 LC FallFest

2017 Heroes Not Forgotten 5K Fundraiser  Promotional Video

2017 Holiday Shop

2017 Little Bear Holiday Shop

2016 Orange Township Parade

2016 LC Holiday Market

200 Year Bicentennial Celebration

2016 Halloween Decoration Contest

2016 FallFest Event

2016 Orange Township Holiday Lights Contest

Additional Resources & Points of Interest

Home Safety Checks - Any home can be made safer which is even more important as we age. Home safety checks can help you make your home safer, allowing you to continue living independently. The appointments generally last between 1 and 1.5 hours and include a health screening with our registered nurse and a home assessment. (see Home Safety Checks on right hand column) LEARN MORE

Delaware County District Library - Find out the complete schedule of events at the Orange Branch!  LEARN MORE 

Local Air Quality Conditions - Find out what the air quality is in our area. Air pollution data, ozone forecasting, information about public health and environmental effects of air pollution, and actions you can take to reduce pollution.  AIR NOW

MASH Military and Service Heroes Pantry - To reduce hunger throughout the Veteran and Active Duty communities of Franklin, Pickaway, and Delaware County, Ohio through our Outreach Program. In addition, we will concentrate on our low income and homeless Veteran population and promote self-sufficiency by making the best possible use of all available resources. M.A.S.H. Pantry is a non-profit 501(3)c charitable food pantry serving veterans, military families and survivors in the Greater Columbus Area. To find out about the Local Schedule for Delaware, access the Event Calendar for updates. Or call 614-522-1555 (8am - 4pm) or email:

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