Situated northeast of Columbus,
Westerville is a great place to live, work, play or visit.
With over 580 acres of park land in 46 locations,
Westerville is, indeed, a City Within a Park. And there’s
In August 2014, Ohio Magazine named
Westerville one of it's five Best Hometowns!
Come enjoy our attractions, historic sites and
Midnight Madness Back in Uptown
Ghouls, goblins and just regular folks are invited to Uptown
Westerville tomorrow, October 24th, for the long-running Midnight
Madness event, sponsored by the Westerville Uptown Merchants
From 6pm-Midnight, costumed kids will receive treats in
participating Uptown stores. Families can visit the Brick Walk
Haunted Sidewalk at 20 S. State S. and grab Twisted Taste of
Westerville treats like Frankein Fingers at Westerville Grill and
Superstition Wine at Good Vibes Winery.
Debbie Bennati, President of the Westerville Uptown Merchants
Association, says there will be a pet costume contest and a "Strut
Your Stuff" Kids Cat Walk in front of City Hall and a Halloween
Chalk Mural on College Ave. Take a free wagon ride through Uptown
from 7 to 10pm, sponsored by Suite 59 Hair Design, Morgan's Treasure
Jewelry, Captivating Canines and Java Central.
Click Here for a map and the complete schedule of events.
Ohio Magazine Features
You might recognize the white trestle on the front cover of this
month's issue of Ohio Magazine. It is one of the
to Alum Creek Park North on W. Main St. All central Ohio editions of
the magazine's November issue feature a Westerville family at Alum
Creek Park North. Inside the issue, you'll find an article
highlighting several Uptown businesses and an attractive ad on the
"We're delighted that Westerville was chosen as one of Ohio
Magazine's Best Hometowns for 2014-2015," says Westerville
Visitors & Convention Bureau Executive Director Jeff Hartnell. "We
are so happy to reach a new audience to show everything Westerville
has to offer."
Hartnell says there will be more articles in the coming months.
To find out where to pick up a copy of Ohio Magazine,
Click Here! Locally, Ohio Magazine will be available at the
Kroger stores at SR 161 and Sunbury Rds and SR 3 in Westerville; the
Westerville Giant Eagle and Meijer and the Kroger in Sunbury.
Otterbein to Present Fall Collage
Otterbein University Department of Music and Friends of Music at
Otterbein will present a Fall Collage Concert at 7 p.m., on Sunday,
Oct. 26. The concert will take place in the Fritsche Theatre at
Cowan Hall, located at 30 S. Grove St.
The concert will be a fast-paced and
entertaining showcase of the outstanding performers and ensembles of
the Otterbein University Department of Music. This year’s Halloween
theme is sure to be a treat for the whole family.
Tickets to this concert will be sold at the
door for $15 general admission, or free for students (of all
institutions, including high schools) with valid ID. Ticket
proceeds will benefit the Craig Johnson Fund for the Future of Music
at Otterbein. There will also be an opportunity to make donations
to the Craig Johnson Fund at the concert.
Registration Open for
Westerville Sertoma is now accepting
registrations for the 2014 Children's Christmas Parade and Rudolph
Run set for December 7th. Information is now available about both
the parade and the race at
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the release of the song
"Up on the Housetop", by Westerville's own Benjamin Hanby, Pam and
Jim Allen will be the grand marshals of the parade. The Allens are
caretakers of the Hanby House which is owned by the Westerville
Historical Society. For more information about the history of "Up on