BOLIVAR200

In 2025 the village of Bolivar, Ohio turns 200 years old!

This page lists various celebrations and special events happening throughout our birthday year. Stop back often to stay up-to-date! It’s still early – Dates shown below are subject to change.

2025 Bicentennial Events

JANUARY 2025 – Speaker Series at Bolivar Branch Library

  • History of Bolivar – First 100 Years, Q&A, Refreshments

MARCH 2025 – Speaker Series at Bolivar Branch Library

  • History of Bolivar – Second 100 Years, Q&A, Refreshments

MAY 2025 – Front Door/Porch/Store Front Decorating Contest

  • Bicentennial Theme – Judging last week of May

JUNE 2025 – Bolivar Main Street’s Bicentennial Plate Auction

Bolivar Main Street’s Strawberry Festival – Special Sunday 4th Day HOMECOMING: 

  • Service, Gospel Singing, Food Trucks
  • Decorating Contest Winner Announced
  • Carriage Event with Photo Ops, Activities for Kids

JUNE 22, 2025 – Bolivar Area Historical Society SPECIAL EVENT

  • Several events throughout the afternoon, beginning at 1:00 pm
  • Location: Fort Laurens Park

INFORMATION

Bolivar is now accepting cash payments in person only. (not to be dropped off in box)

Village of Bolivar

109 Canal Street
PO Box 117
Bolivar, OH 44612