Nestled within historic Downtown Wapakoneta is the Riverside Art Center, a cultural venue that is constantly abuzz with artists and art enthusiasts.
The center is composed of a spacious gallery, which plays host to various art exhibitions and special events, as well as ample classroom space for budding artists of all ages. The Riverside Art Center is also a haven for practicing artists who come to work, showcase and sell their artwork.
The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild invites patrons to enjoy a variety of live theatrical and musical productions throughout the year. Moviegoers frequent the Wapa Theatre, a well-known local landmark that opened in 1904. There is no missing the bright marquee in downtown, which is glowing with the theatre’s weekly showings. The Famous Old Time Music Company plays host to various bluegrass concerts, festivals and jam sessions. Even more entertainment can be found at the popular Route 33 Rhythm & Brews roadhouse, a World War II-era roadhouse that stands among the best small entertainment venues in the region.