Wauseon Downtown Association

    Wauseon Christmas Parade

      Saturday, November 30th

                    7:00 pm            

Photo Credit: David Coehrs

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Christmas Parade 2013 Prince and Princes

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Santa Claus to Visit Local Children at the Wauseon Depot After the Parade

Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Wauseon Depot immediately after the Christmas Parade. Hot Chocolate and Cookies will be served by the Wauseon Chamber of Commerce while supplies last. Santa will be listening to hear all of the wishes for the local children, and photos can be taken at the site. Santa will be riding the final float in the parade. Members of the Wauseon music department will lead caroling while everyone awaits the arrival of "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas."

November 8, 2019

The beloved local holiday tradition continues! On Saturday, December 14th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, stop by the Wauseon Congregational United Church of Christ on the corner of Clinton and Elm Streets for a delicious selection of home baked cookies and Christmas treats. The event is a benefit fo the Wauseon School Food Pantry. Abundant parking is available at the community lots across from and behind the church building. Enjoy a cup of hot Christmas tea with your family and friends as you make your selections.

November 8th, 2019

Family Ornament Craft Night  and Winter Painting Class at the Wauseon Public Library

Sign up for the Family Ornament Craft Night at the Wauseon Public Library.  The event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 3rd. 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Contact Andrea at the Library: 419 335 6626. This free event is open to all ages. 

 The Winter painting class will be taught by Jamie Evans (FB/Evan's Art). The class will be Saturday, December 7th from 10:00 am to 1:45 pm. The cost is $25.00 and participation is limited to twelve. To sign up contact Connie at the library, 419 335 6626.

November 8, 2019
Continuing Exhibit At The Fulton County Museum

Wood Campbell left a legacy of showmanship that captivated audiences across the nation. His exploits have been captured in “The Amazing Showman of Clinton Street: The World of Wood Campbell, P.T. Barnum and Wild Bill Cody,” a special Museum of Fulton County exhibit. The exhibit  include historical photos, authentic Native American costumes from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, and show items used by Woodson and Cody including a 19th century circus tent and a Fiji mermaid. Held in the museum’s 1,000 square foot middle gallery, “The Amazing Showman” exhibit will run through April 20, 2020.

November 8, 2019





Downtown Wauseon Association Mission Statement

The purpose of the Wauseon Downtown Association is to promote a vital community through marketing, promoting special events and development of leadership in the downtown district. Our organization meets to promote the downtown area, member businesses, and the community at large.


Membership in the Wauseon Downtown Association will be composed of merchants, restaurant owners, business leaders, non-profits, property owners and advocates to the downtown district.


A Personal Invitation From WDA President, James Kerr

   I arrived in Fulton County in 1959 at the age of four.

My parents, Robert and Marcia Kerr brought their family of

four boys to start the Blue Skies Orchard at the former

McConkey farm just north of town.

   Like so many who grew up outside of town, we came to

the downtown area to go to school and church and to shop. In the summer we played ball under the lights at the diamonds by Harmon Field, and on really hot days we swam at the Wauseon Public Pool at Reighard Park. The Homecoming was a social highlight in the summer. Santa visited the downtown in December while the star at the south end of Fulton Street and the live, colorfully lighted trees at every pole greeted the downtown shoppers.

    I joined the Wauseon Downtown Association because I believe that the historic downtown must continue to be the focus of our community. Change is a constant in our lives together, yet amid these changes some historic aspects must be conserved, valued, and restored.

    Together, with advocates and volunteers from our merchants, clubs,  organizations, and churches, the Wauseon Downtown Association is investing in the future. We need the support of many friends who help to make the Wauseon Strawberry Festival, the Farmers' Market,  the Christmas Parade, the Wauseon Window Wonderland Competition, and the Wauseon Downtown Chocolate Walk  possible. Stay in touch and join us in sponsoring these events and more.