Shop Local This Saturday at Market Day

On Saturday, September 23 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Market Day festival. On Market Day, Worthington's largest one-day festival,  artisans will gather to sell hand-crafted goods. Community and local charitable groups also have fundraising and informational booths on display, and a host of food vendors provide meals, snacks, and concessions ranging from signature local restaurant dishes to carnival-atmosphere snacks. High Street between 161 and South Street will be closed for the event.

This long-standing event will be made fresh this year by many of Old Worthington's merchants will be having specials and activities to interest visitors. Here is a list of all the things our merchants have happening that visitors and locals have to check out on Saturday:

DORA: This event is a DORA-designated event, which means any of the establishments can serve an alcoholic beverage in a to-go cup, so patrons can enjoy the festivities within the district boundaries. For more information, please visit

Worthington Inn: Bloody Mary's on the patio

AR Workshop: We will be officially opening on Sept 28th, but come get a sneak peek of our space and see us in action...Enjoy acoustic guitar music and don't miss out on your chance to be entered into a raffle to WIN a FREE class on us!

Balance Beauty Spa (In the Snow House): Stop by for samples & one-day-only sales on natural & organic beauty.

Igloo Letterpress: Market Day While-You-Wait Make-and-Take Poster
Choose from several backgrounds and personalize your very own 8x10 letterpress poster. You can choose from our antique wood and metal type to display the last name, monogram, date, child's name, address, or inspirational word. $25

Swoonful Gifts at Igloo Letterpress: Branchline Leather Company Trunk Show
You're invited to come meet the Elaine from Branchline Leather Company during our Market day trunk show. Their quality leather tote bags are just one of our unique, locally sourced goods offered in our handmade shop.

House Wine: We'll have a tailgate party in House Wine's parking lot with Land-Grant Brewing, Junior's Tacos, and a big screen so you can watch the OSU/UNLV with your family and friends. Festivities will kick off at 11 am.

For more information on Market Day, and street closures and parking restrictions, visit

Annina Parini