Arts and Culture

Visit Madison County Historic Arts & Culture

There is no need to travel to Paris for arts and culture...we've got it right here in Madison County, Ohio! 

Wine connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike can enjoy the beautiful scenery and ambiance of Eldchrist Winery. Located in Plain City, Eldchrist offers small events and a tasting room where guests are invited to try their outstanding wines. On your way home, stop by The Cheese House located just a few miles down the road on Route 42. Their expert staff can help you select the perfect cheese to pair with your new bottle of wine. 

Some of the best baked goods and comfort food can be found at The Der Dutchman and Carlisle Gifts. Their pies, doughnuts and pastries are a huge hit and their delicious homemade food will fill your stomach, pleasure, and delight! Stop in, have a meal and arts gallery london ohioshop for some great gifts, Amish-made furniture and collectibles.

If you enjoy looking at art, painting, drawing or writing stop by the  Visual Arts Guild and Gallery on High in London, Ohio. The gallery showcases art that is pleasing to the eye, and offers drawing, painting and writing classes for beginners, novices and experts.

Arts and culture, right here in Madison County, Ohio! 

Historic Downtowns

Downtown London Ohio


Full of quaint shops and businesses, London's wide, tree-lined streets and beautifully maintained Victorian homes send you back in time. Great, locally-owned restaurants and shops include Ronetti's, Phat Daddy's Pizza and Mabe's Clothing and Athletic. London celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2011 and is still a great representation of small-town America. The Rib and Jazz Fest, Strawberry Festival and Gallery on High are some of the great activities this community has to offer.

Downtown West Jefferson OhioWest Jefferson

Home of the Ox Roast Festival and Christmas in the Park, West Jefferson offers a warm and inviting downtown. The newly revitalized village features new sidewalks, street lights, on-street parking, and handicapped-accessible ramps. Locally-owned, renowned Italian restaurant Ann and Tony's, offers homemade pasta and delicious fresh-baked bread. A fresh Farmer's Market in the summer months, holiday parades and beautiful parks make West Jefferson a great place to visit, raise a family or start a business. 

Downtown Plain City OhioPlain City

Rich in Amish heritage and culture, the Village of Plain City boasts several fresh farm markets, delicious food and quality craftsmanship. The uptown businesses and community members are committed to the historic restoration, revitalization and preservation of the historic uptown. From the iconic Der Dutchman and Miller's Furniture to small, locally owned shops like Main Street Treasures and White Feather Gallery, Uptown Plain City is a beautiful, unique place. The Heritage Days Festival, Christmas Under the Clock and Classic Car Shows offer fun and exciting things for residents of Plain City. 

Downtown Mt Sterling OhioMount Sterling

A friendly, inviting town, rich in Ohio history, the Village of Mt. Sterling, sits at the southern tip of Madison County. Located along the iconic 3C Highway, Ohio travelers pass through this quaint town on their way to Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. Just six miles south, Deer Creek State Park is a great place to hold a business meeting or take the family for a weekend away. Park visitors can bike downtown and stop at the iconic Dairy Freeze which has been a staple in the community since 1956.