Explore Bryan

Enjoy four seasons of fun in the Fountain City! Whether you plan to visit Bryan in winter, spring, summer or fall, you’re sure to find plenty to see, do and explore. See our community directory below to locate places you may want to visit.

VisitBryanOhio.com is a great local resource to check out when planning your trip. You’ll find up-to-date event listings, happenings at local businesses, places to eat, and more!


If you want to be active during your visit, our city has you covered. Enjoy a walk in one of Bryan’s 11 beautiful parks, try out the Recreation Park fitness course, play a round on our 18-hole disc golf course or enjoy a game of pickle ball. You can also get in a workout at one of several local fitness centers, bowl a few frames or drop-in for a yoga class.


Arts & Entertainment

Catch a movie in Bryan’s historic theater. Enjoy local, live music at a coffee shop, wine bar or brewery. Several downtown stores and establishments proudly feature local works of art available for browsing or purchase. There’s plenty to see, do and hear.

Bryan also has a growing number of groups dedicated to the performing arts, including the Fountain City Festival, Williams County Community Concert Association Live on Stage,  Williams County Community Theatre, Carnegie Concert Series and Bryan High School music and theatrical productions.


Bryan is home to stores that feature the essentials and then some. Whether you’re looking for a boutique with unique fashions, hardware and appliances, or somewhere to browse locally-made offerings, you’ll find it here! Stop by for holiday shopping, when you need to restock on supplies or to find something special for yourself.


From cafes and coffee shops to fine dining and comfort food, you’ll find plenty of options to please your palate. Stop by one of our restaurants around the square for a meal and beautiful views of our historic Williams County Courthouse. Venture downtown for award-winning BBQ, a light lunch or dinner in a historic church.


Beyond Bryan

Williams County is home to numerous attractions, located just a short drive from Bryan.


Community Directory

Take a walk or a drive to explore the various businesses in our community. Talk with the locals you meet, and you’re likely to hear about hidden gems and favorite spots that come highly recommended.

The Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce also offers an extensive list of local businesses, including: