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Old Fashioned 4th of July Weekend

Friday, June 30 - Saturday, July 1, 2023   10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

fourth of july event naturalization ceremonyWhat better place to celebrate our Independence than at Ohio's largest living-history village!  ON JULY 1st, celebrate with our new citizens as they take the last step in the process in becoming a United States citizen. The U.S. District Court Naturalization Ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. and takes place on our beautiful Village Green.  

Some of the other activities that day:

  • Listen to Patriotic Songs on the Reed Organ
  • Beat the Heat at 1836 Lauber Settlement with Keeping the Mosquitoes Away  and Grandmother’s Harvest Drink activities
  • 1856 Witmer Roth Home - Create historic Fourth of July decorations and play historic games – sack races and three legged races
  • Centennial Celebration in the Stuckey Homestead where picnic preparations will be underway.
  • Horseshoe pitching
  • Play Croquet in the 1920s
  • Veterans and Active Military receive free admission in honor of their service to our country. 
  • On this day also enjoy the Breakfast Buffet at the Barn Restaurant - follow this link for more details.

Veterans & Active Military receive free admission (with Military ID)

Historic Village Open Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Wednesday - Saturday July 5-8
CLOSED Sunday, Monday & Tuesday July 2 – 4

The Barn Restaurant will be serving:
Breakfast Buffet on Tuesday July 4, 11 am – 2 pm The Barn will be closed for Dinner.

Make it a Getaway with:
A stay at the Sauder Heritage Inn or Sauder Village Campground -specials available: Getaway Packages