The 2023 Van Wert Peony Festival is chock full of events for the whole family at Fountain Park. 

Taking place June 2-4, music entertainment includes appearances by Head Games: A Tribute to Foreigneron Friday night, Sunny Taylor on Saturday at 1 p.m. and the Will Freed Band at 7 p.m.

The always popular Peony Festival Car Show takes place Friday night, while Saturday features the Grande Parade at 5 p.m., Street Outlaw Style Power Wheel Drags, a fishing derby and a bike rodeo. 

Of course, amusement rides will be available throughout for those seeking that type of entertainment and plenty of carnival food and drinks. 

Finish things up Sunday with the all-day Pretty Porches contest and the third annual Burnout Contest at Van Wert Cinemas.