Alumni ready for annual homecoming event

Grove City’s 28th annual Homecoming Celebration is the gathering place for Grove City High School alumni and the Grove City community to come together and reminisce with friends and neighbors from 6 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, July 28 in historic Grove City Town Center.

Live entertainment features The Reganonmics from 7 to 10 p.m., with a mix of favorites from the 1980s. The annual Homecoming Hall of Fame induction ceremony, by tournament founder Steve Carr, occurs during the band’s intermission.

“Grove City is proud to welcome friends and families who gather each year for this annual reunion,” said Mayor Richard L. “Ike” Stage. “Even with the growth of our community, this traditional gathering remains a key example of our community’s small-town charm.”

A variety of food trucks and Town Center restaurants offer concessions during the event.
The 10th annual Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by Grove City Tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. features a first-place prize of $200 and $100 for second place. Registration is $40 per two-person team; forms are online at or available for pick up at City Hall, 4035 Broadway, or Parker’s Tavern, 3998 Broadway. Completed forms can be mailed to: Parker’s Tavern or Grove City Tomorrow, P.O. Box 912, Grove City, Ohio 43123. For more information, call 614-309-0332 or email

Broadway will be closed from Grant Street to Grove City Road. Park Street will be closed from the City Hall driveway to First Street. All streets will close at noon and reopen by 11 p.m.

Weather-related cancellation information for the Friday evening events will be available at the Grove City website or 614-277-3060 the day of the event. For additional information, contact the Grove City Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050 or visit


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