London Silver Cornet Band

The London Silver Cornet Band performs numerous concerts during the year at the Cowling Park gazebo on Main Street and their next performance will take place on July 31 at 6pm. Early incarnations of the band performed in the park during the month of June - 100 years ago!  The present day group recreates several original numbers and Director Thomas Lloyd reads excerpts from the newspapers of June, 1909.

For more information, contact Mr. Lloyd at 740-852-4229 or email at:

Plain City July - August Events

July 4th: Independence Day - Pastime Park
                 Parade begins in Park 3pm
                 ProBono - Trombone Band 4-5pm
                 Coal Canyon Band 6pm-9:45pm
                 Fireworks at 9:45pm

July 4th -       Farmers Market - Main Street & South Chillicothe Street 
October 5th:     July 4th, July 6th then every Thursday from
                       July 13th - October 5th  4:30pm - 7:00pm

July 13th - 16th: Miami Valley Steam Threshers Festival - Pastime Park

July 21st - 22nd: Dawg Daze Festival - Pastime Park

July 23rd: Music in the Park - Emerald City Swing Orchestra 7:00pm - Pastime Park

July 30th: Buckeye Rod Builders Annual Poor Man's National - Pastime Park

July 30th: Music in the Park - Shriners Jazz Band 7:00pm - Pastime Park

August 6th: MIP-Lower London Street Dixieland Band 7:00pm - Park Gazebo

August 26th: Plain City Classic Car Cruise In - Main Street

August 27th: Music in the Park - Trombones Plus 7:00pm - Pastime Park    

Rib & Jazz Festival

The London Rib & Jazz Festival brings the party to downtown London!  
The festival takes place on Main Street in downtown, from High Street to First Street and is packed full of activities! Along with delicious food and great music, the streets are lined with local artists selling and demonstrating their crafts.  A car show is planned, featuring over 100 vintage automobiles and the 5K Rib Tickler Color Run/Walk and Rib Tickler Bicycle Ride are perfect for both the serious and casual athletes.  Children’s activities take place throughout the festival, appealing to kids of all ages!
The two day festival always takes place on the first Friday and Saturday in August.
For more information and a schedule of events, check out the London Rib & Jazz Fest website at

Plain City September - October Events

September 9th: Buckeye Bash - Big Screen OSU game, Food & Beer - Pastime Park

September 10th: Music in the Park - Shriners Concert Band 6:30pm - Pastime Park

September 15th - 16th: Honda Goldwings Rally - Pastime Park

September 23rd: UPCO 4 Mile Run/Walk - New PC Elementary

September 23rd, 24th:       Reformation Renaissance Faire - Pastime Park
September 30th, Oct. 1st:       Saturdays & Sundays - 3 weekends
October 7th & 8th:                                10am - 6pm

Olde Fashioned Christmas

Organized by the Downtown London Association, the annual Olde Fashioned Christmas event always takes place in the heart of our downtown on the first Monday after Thanksgiving . Enjoy carriage rides up and down Main Street and take in the the lovely holiday sounds of the many community bands and choirs as they perform throughout the event. Many businesses and non-profit organizations hold open houses offering free refreshments and special holiday pricing.  The streets come alive with holiday cheer and as this night has become an anticipated,family tradition!

The streets close at 5pm and the carriage rides begin at 6pm.  See you there!

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