Ionia County

Welcome to Ionia County!

Largest City: Ionia

Main Industry: Manufacturing

Largest Employer: MDOC, Ventra Ionia

John C Blanchard House, also fondly known as La Palistina, is an original 1880s home built from area pink sandstone and is available for historic tours.

Come to the famous Ionia Free Fair and enjoy daily shows and entertainment including Rodeos, Monster Trucks, Motocross, Ionia Idol and more.

Enjoy first run movies, free movies, and more at Ionia Theatre. You can easily spot their marquee from W Main Street.

Support Big Brothers, Big Sisters at the annual Autumn Celebration – Chili Dawg Challenge. Join in eating contests or sample a variety of Chilli Dogs yourself.

The Hometown Holiday celebration features an Electric Light Parade through downtown Ionia, a visit from Santa, a Christmas Bizarre, and a Jingle Bell Walk/Run to begin your holiday season.

Expect to see over 50 vintage vendors at the Wizard of Oz Festival and watch the classic movie for 25 cents, the price of a ticket when the movie first debuted.

Munch on local food, register to win door prizes, and explore more than 100 area restaurants, non-profits, small businesses and Main Street companies at the Ionia Expo.

Support the Ionia Public School District at their annual Community Dinner.

Admire the couple hundred cars from generations past at the Classic Car/Truck Show.

Attend the Farm Power Show for farm equipment demonstrations, live music, and tractor pulls.

Watch Fourth of July fireworks from the Fair Grounds at the Ionia Independence Fireworks.