Visitng Findlay, Ohio? Be sure to check out some of our best local attractions.
Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery: If you are an antique enthusiast or just looking for something to rekindle past memories, you are going to want to add Jeffrey’s Antique Gallery to your list of must see malls. The family owned business opened in July 1990 and because of the great antiques our dealers provided, it quickly expanded into our 700 foot facility. 38,000 square feet of antique and collectibles on one level, making it North West Ohio’s largest malls. Our 300 dealers are dedicated in bringing you a large variety of antiques. Whether your taste is fine furniture, glassware, advertising tins, primitive items or toys, our dealers have what you need.
Findlay Brewing Company: The only local brewery in Hancock County, Findlay Brewing Company is located in Downtown Findlay. Featuring an extensive food and beer menus, you won’t want to miss Findlay Brewing’s signature brews like Floodwater Stout, the Micropolitan, and more! Findlay Brewing Company Beer is featured at many local restaurants, and can also be found throughout the state.
Mazza Gallery Findlay: The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum celebrates the original art of picture books using education, exhibits, events and artist visits. Giving world-renowned artists a platform to share their creative process, the Museum invites people to explore the art within the story through its programs for children, adults and educators. The Museum is home to more than 14,000 pieces of artwork from picture books, making it the largest and most diverse collection of picture book art in the world.
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.: Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation was established in 1998 as an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation for the preservation, promotion, and education of railroad history in Northwest Ohio. NWORRP is unique among railroad groups in that we incorporate a diversity of interests – from model size, to quarter-scale, to full scale. We believe each aspect communicates the importance railroads were to our national and local history, and combining all of these interests together allows a better understanding of the positive impact railroads have in our everyday lives.
Children’s Museum of Findlay: The Children’s Museum of Findlay, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has been inspiring children, connecting families, and building community through exploration, exhibits, programming, and play since we opened our doors in July 2014. We are a museum just for kids! Located in the Findlay Village Mall, our hands-on exhibits help children aged birth to ten years old learn all about science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics through a variety of activities tailored just for their learning experience. Play matters to us because playing is critical for children as it strongly benefits their health and development mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially. CMF provides a safe place where kids can be creative and stretch their imaginations playing in our locally-focused exhibits. At CMF, kids can pretend to be a firefighter, work or shop in the grocery store, practice recycling in the recycling truck, use the farming tractors, and much more. School groups, children with special needs, parents, caregivers, and teachers use the Museum space as a place to learn and play. Partnerships with community organizations help us provide weekly educational programming for members and non-members alike throughout the year.
The Cube: The Cube Ice Arena was founded in 1974 and is an indoor ice arena which is open seasonally from September to late March and May to mid-July. When the ice is melted from mid-July through August, The Cube offers large, indoor space suitable to host everything from concerts and flea markets to wedding receptions and meetings. The Cube offers a competition quality ice surface for figure skating, hockey, adaptive, and public skating. The Cube is home ice to:
Ghost Town Findlay,Ohio: Did you know that Ohio is home to a ghost town that’s open to the public? Most people don’t know about Findlay’s Ghost Town, a unique roadside attraction adults and kids alike will enjoy exploring. (And during the Halloween season, it gets extra spooky.) If you’ve never been to this one-of-a-kind landmark before, you’ll want to visit soon. Ghost Town is a craft show and flea market location during the summer and is transformed into a haunted attraction in the fall.
The Parks: Findlay Recreation strives to provide affordable, quality programming to meet the needs of our community. We are committed to providing quality recreational services which are educational, fun, and rewarding. We promote participation by all Findlay citizens in diverse, interesting and high quality recreational and leisure opportunities in safe, accessible, and well-maintained facilities. Findlay Recreation offers Adult co-ed and men’s slow pitch softball leagues in the summer & fall; Learn-to-Ice Skate group lessons for toddlers through adults and beginners through advanced figure skating, hockey, and recreational when the ice is available; Pitch, Hit & Run contest in April for boys and girls ages 7-14; Clinics for pickle ball, disc golf, and lacrosse throughout the year; Keep Active, Keep Healthy activities in the city parks for all ages in the summer; and Youth lacrosse league in the spring. The success of Findlay Recreation is due in part to the collaboration of numerous volunteers and volunteer groups and organizations. Findlay has a wide variety of parks and facilities for all ages and abilities to enjoy. We invite you to look through our City Parks directory to find a place for a picnic, family reunion, play ground or sporting event or activity. We encourage everyone to keep active and keep healthy.
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts: MCPA is a beautifully renovated 960 seat performance space featuring a large proscenium stage launching its premiere season on Dec. 18, 2015. Today, MCPA hosts over 300 events each year including performances by rock-n-roll legends Chicago and country music superstar Darius Rucker, as well as weddings and preschool graduation ceremonies. The growth of MCPA’s programming and endowment fund ensures that the long history of this community performing arts center is just the beginning!