The best dates in July take place outdoors where you can soak up the sun and warm summer breezes. We’ve rounded up the best outdoor activities this month for you to enjoy with your partner.
Courtyard Concert Series
Tuesdays in July (except for July 2), meet for lunch and music at downtown Findlay’s Latham Court. Bring a lunch or purchase one there. Each Tuesday features a different performer and a different restaurant. 11:30am-1pm.
For more information, visitfindlay.com.
Food Truck Wednesdays
Rendezvous at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts’ parking lot on Wednesdays, 11am-4pm, for lunch from Findlay’s fabulous selection of food trucks, including Dixie Girl Truck, Amy May’s Rockin’ Tacos, Angie’s Street Tacos, JK Juices and King’s Concessions. Food truck selection may change weekly. This is a fun lunch opportunity you won’t want to miss!
Riverside Summer Concert Series
For more than six decades, area couples have enjoyed these outdoor concerts at the Allen P. Dudley Memorial Band Shell in Riverside Park. Grab a lawn chair and a picnic basket for uplifting performances by area musical groups. Taking the stage on July 3 and 10, Findlay Civic Band; July 17, Night Session; July 24, 730 Club Band; and July 31, Erin Coburn Band. Concerts start at 7pm.
For more information, hancockparks.com.
Hancock County Farmers’ Market
Shop for some fresh ingredients and specialty items with your partner, then go home and cook together! The Hancock County Farmers’ Market takes place every Thursday through the summer from 4-6pm in the parking lot of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Vendors sell a variety of items, including fresh flower bouquets, garden plants, homegrown fruits and vegetables, homemade cookies, pies, breads and cinnamon rolls, locally sourced honey, organic meats, beauty products and more.
For more information, facebook.com/HancockFarmersMarket.
Rally in the Alley
Unwind on Friday evenings at Rally in the Alley! It’s is a chance to head outdoors, sample some local cuisine, and enjoy the talent of area musicians. On July 12, check out the band Hipnotix and enjoy snacks by Campus Pollyeyes. On July 19, Spoiled Rotten takes the stage with snacks by Chick-fil-A, and July 26 features the local favorite Reunion Band with snacks from The Fern Café. Rally in the Alley is 5-8p.m. in the Latham Courtyard in downtown Findlay.
For more information, findlayhancockchamber.com.