Zoar Brezelfest

Zoar Pretzel Day will be held April 19, 2019 from 11am – 4pm. The Zoar Separatists always made pretzels on Good Friday as a religious tradition. Come to Zoar for a fun, flavor-filled day that includes a how-to demonstration on making original Zoar pretzels given by a Zoar descendent! Plus: Kids activities, Museum tours, Guest Speaker, Kathleen Fernandez, and a...

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Zoar Maifest

2019 will be the 3rd year for Maifest, which occurs from 10am – 5pm on May 3rd. Beers, Brats, and Bands! Celebrate the coming of spring with a traditional German festival! German food and drink, German bands, choirs, and dancing, games, make-and-take art projects and a Maypole. The Tuscarawas County Art Guild will be set up throughout the village. Maifest is also...

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Cobbler Shop Gardens

Cobbler Shop Gardens

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Zoar Garden Tour

Zoar Community Association hosts this Garden Tour, which includes many private village gardens. With symposiums and vendors; a market fair in the Historic Garden; a lovely luncheon and silent auction – this one day affair is always a big hit – whether you like to grow or browse! The famed Historic Zoar Village Garden is the site of tours and presentations by Master...

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Zoar Harvest Festival

On July 27 and 28, join Historic Zoar Village for the Antique Show and Artisans tent at the 46th Annual Harvest Festival. More than 60 dealers of high-quality country antiques will be on site selling historic treasures. This is one of the nation’s most prestigious antiques shows, with dealers from across the country sharing unique finds with early American style...

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Civil War Reenactment

The very popular Civil War reenactment comes to Zoar during Autumn of odd years, and September 21-22, 2019 is the time! Witness the Battle of the Wilderness when 700+ reenactors set up camp at Zoar and restage a key American Civil War battle at Ohio’s largest Civil War Reeanctment. Enjoy living history figures and sutlers selling Civil War-era goods. Show off your...

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Zoar Ghost Tours

October 18, 19, 25 & 26 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm $15 Tour the buildings of Historic Zoar by lantern light as the ghosts of Zoar tell you their haunted tales. This popular event sells out every year, so call (330) 874-3011 to make reservations early. Tours leave each night at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45 and 8:00. Cost for the tour is $15/adult and $10/child....

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Christmas in Zoar

Experience all the joy and cheer of the season during Christmas in Zoar. On Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8, enjoy musical entertainment, a juried craft show, tour the village, and more. While in Zoar, makes sure to visit Belsnickle, Santa, and Kristkind, and take a horse-drawn wagon ride around the village. On Saturday evening, attend a candlelight church...

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Zoar Hotel Tours

Historic Zoar Village is offering tours of the Zoar Hotel in 2018. Dates are April 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15th; and November 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 & 11th. Tour lasts approximately one hour. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling (330) 874-3011. This guided tour will cover all three floors and the long history of the building. Reservations are...

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Zoar 2017 Bicentennial Events

The village celebrated its 200th birthday in 2017 with an expanded list of events, new exhibits, grand openings and even a traveling show. Bicentennial celebrations kicked off on March 26th with a gala and concert by the Tuscarawas Philharmonic, in honor of Zoar.* The event was held at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center, and included Zoar exhibits and...

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Carriages in Zoar

When the Western Reserve Carriage Association comes to Zoar, you’ve got the perfect opportunity to capture the 1800’s village with your camera. As members of the Association clip clop along the village streets, the original Zoar structures are the perfect backdrop for their Spring outings. Pictures taken by Holly...

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Snowstorm at the Cobbler Shop

If you have to be snowed in – there’s no better place to be than The Cobbler Shop! We’ve always got something warm and cozy to keep you occupied during your stay when the weather doesn’t cooperate. Here are a few snapshots of The Cobbler Shop winter...

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ZCA Dinner Events

Zoar Community Association occasionally holds special dinner events, complete with silent auctions, inside some of the old buildings. Enjoy these photos from a few different...

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Zoar Community Gathering

Similarly to how the original Zoarites banded together to survive, we current Zoarites band together for fun! From time to time our neighbors congregate to enjoy music, wine, or just each other! The Cobbler Shop sponsored the event below, which was purchased at auction during a Zoar Community Association fundraising...

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Back Porch Supper

This event was a fun one! Libby Moffat provided supper on the Cobbler Shop back porch for the winners of a silent...

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Alliance String Quartet

A village favorite, the Alliance String Quartet came to Zoar for an impromptu music affair next door at the Cider Mill. Afterward, onion tart and wine were enjoyed by all...

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Zoar Store Grand Opening

Sandy played a big part in getting the Zoar Store readied for its grand opening when Zoar Community Association first took over management of Historic Zoar Village from the Ohio Historical Society. Below are photos of some of the...

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Long time guests return

Long time guests return

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Cavorting on the Canal

This event was a fundraiser held in Zoar’s historic Garden to benefit the towpath trail running along the old canal in 2009. The towpath lies just on the other side of the levee in Zoar – just another adventure to be enjoyed when you stay with us at the Cobbler shop Bed and...

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Zoar Flower Extravaganza

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Historic Zoar Village’s Flower Extravaganza will be held during Maifest 2018 in the Zoar Garden. Gardeners and those looking for the perfect gift for “Mom” will appreciate a wide selection of sun and shade annuals, perennials, herbs, blooming containers, hanging baskets and vegetables. All sale proceeds benefit the Zoar Community...

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