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OBP | Positively Oberlin! Events



2nd Thursday of Every Month!

Good Morning Oberlin is a business and community meeting that offers attendees the opportunity to network, learn, and share information about their businesses, projects,  events, etc.  OBP hosts this meeting at 9 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month.  There is usually a primary presentation and one or two short presentations - followed by Q&A and opportunity to share. Join us to be informed and in touch with what is happening in our community and region.



Everyone needs to relax and laugh one in a while – especially if it is for a good cause. Comedy Night helps to raise funds to support the work OBP | Positively Oberlin! does to advance and promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community.  The evening begins at 6:45 p.m. with music for your enjoyment.  Steel Magnolia Food Truck will be on site and offering food to take into the event. The comedy show starts at 7:30 p.m. with three acts – each with a different comedian.  In between acts, we announce winners of the prize raffles and give you some time to buy more 50/50 raffle tickets.  Cash bar features beer, wine, and soft drinks, and there are free snacks.  The evening ends at 10 p.m. with the announcement of the 50/50 raffle winner! Tickets are only $25 – tables of eight only $175.  You can register here.

THE BIG PARADE - May 14, 2022

The Big Parade is a town-gown tradition in Oberlin. Each in May the downtown streets are visited by this home-grown spectacle.  The parade features floats of all kinds -  marching groups, out-of-this world hand-made costumes, puppets, etc.  Workshops leading up to the parade help people of all ages design items to present and/or wear in the parade.  The day continues with a festival on Tappan Square.


JUNETEENTH - June 18, 2022

The Oberlin community celebrates Juneteenth – the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States with a public festival and picnic on the first ‘teenth’ weekend in June each year.  The celebration is free and includes music, food, a parade culminating in with a picnic on Tappan Square.


CHALK WALK - June 25, 2022

A day of fun & creativity for EVERYONE!   Local and regional artists create imaginative chalk drawings throughout downtown Oberlin. Volunteers are on hand to provide free chalk and people of all ages can add their own artwork to the sidewalk galleries. If you can’t engage your inner artist in creating chalk art, come downtown to view art in action.  Take a leisurely stroll (be sure to take photos), enjoy food from one of our local restaurants and be amazed by what people can create from a few sticks of chalk and a sidewalk square. 

Discover Oberlin this Summer!

2nd SATURDAYS IN OBERLIN                  

June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10
2nd Saturdays in Oberlin happen on the2 nd Saturday of June, July, August, and September.They are full of a variety of fun - including crafts, shopping, dining, scavenger hunts, music, art, origami, kids crafts and games, food, etc.  You name it, 2nd Saturday probably has it!  Check out the activities happenin each month on our Facebook and Instagram pages.


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