Sweets on the Square

Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of all things sweet! Over 25 Downtown Newark Businesses are participating and will provide you with a unique candy land experience. Each organization will offer a sample, a sugary item for you to take home, or a sweet activity!

This event is open to the public, but if you are interested in taking part in some sweet treat sampling, purchase a ticket here. There are only 250 tickets available so don't delay. We hope to see you on Friday, April 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



Food Truck Festival

Date: Friday, May 26, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Join us for the 3rd Annual Downtown Newark Food Truck Festival. It will once again be held on South 3rd Street (near the Canal Market) and will be an all day event.

  • The following trucks will be in attendance:
  • The Cheesy Truck
  • Cupzilla-Korean BBQ
  • Franks & Sammies - Hotdogs and Sammiches in a class of their own Hogg Head's Blue Smoke Barbecue
  • Mai Chau on Prospect
  • Mixing Bowl Asian Grill
  • Paddy Wagon Food
  • Pitabilities
  • Poppy's Roadside Diner
  • Smitty's Real Pit BBQ LLC
  • SteamRoller Bagel Sandwiches
  • Tortilla Street Food
  • Trucking Delicious - How food should taste

This is an event that you do not want to miss!



Cruise-In to Newark

Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Last year we had over 70 cars at this event - this year, we hope for even more! Join us with your classic or prized car and enjoy a fun night in Downtown Newark!

Celebrate the Arts and History Walk

Date: Friday, July 28, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Help celebrate all of the arts and history in Downtown Newark! Enjoy local artists, authors and musicians - all around the Square! Guided history tours, musical performances, and much more! STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS!
It’s sure to be a fun filled evening in Downtown Newark O-H!!

Kids Fest

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Details for this family-friendly fall event are coming soon!

Apple Festival

Date: Friday, September 29, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Details for this family-friendly fall event are coming soon!

Fall Harvest

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Details for this family-friendly fall event are coming soon!