Wayne Center for the Arts

MON-THURS: 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SATURDAY: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Holidays may limit hours. Please check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date hours.

Traveling to WCA?

Traveling to Wooster for a class, workshop, or intensive at WCA? Our city has a lot of wonderful things to offer -- award-winning bed-and-breakfasts, farm-to-table dining, local shopping and antiquing, and more! Wooster is host to three colleges, 600 acres of parkland, a full calendar of festivals, a growing urban bike trail network, and more. There are plenty of reasons why we were named one of Ohio's Best Hometowns. Find more information below, and enjoy your stay!


St. Paul Hotel

Market Street Inn

Mirabelle Bed & Breakfast

Black Squirrel Inn

Best Western (downtown)

Hilton Garden Inn

Hampton Inn

Comfort Suites

Days Inn by Wyndham

Rodeway Inn


Restaurants (just a sampling!)

City Square Steakhouse

Broken Rocks Cafe & Bakery

Rox Gastropub


Basil Asian Bistro

Local Roots Market & Cafe

Spoon Market

Pine Tree Barn

The Parlor

Coccia House

The Barn Restaurant

Hartzler Family Dairy


Looking for quick eats? Try Beall Avenue (near the College of Wooster) or Wooster's North End



Sure House Coffee Roasting Co.

Tulipan Hungarian Pastry & Coffee Shop

Underground Cafe & Coffeeshop


Things to Do

Ohio Light Opera - summer performances by the Resident Professional Company of the College of Wooster

Wooster Farmer's Market - local produce & artisan market

Downtown Shopping - Wooster's thriving downtown has much to explore

Secrest Arboretum - 110 acres of outdoor gardens maintained by Ohio State ATI

Christmas Run Park - playground, pool, & park, just minutes from WCA

Salt & Serenity Grotto - local Himalayan salt spa

Freedlander Park - pool, playground, fields, & disc golf

Barnes Preserve - ADA-accessible nature preserve & walking trails

Spangler/Wooster Memorial Park - spectacular hiking trails

Alice Noble Ice Arena

Wayne County Historical Society & Museum

Lehman's Hardware Store - tourist destination featuring old-fashioned wares, antiques, and household items

College of Wooster Art Museum - open during the school year

Wooster Symphony Orchestra - three subscription concerts per year, plus other performances

JM Smucker Store & Cafe - factory gift store & museum

Acres of Fun - entertainment center featuring laser tag, mini-golf, and more

Jump and Shout - bounce house and kids' activities

Troutman Winery

Blue Barn Winery

JAFB Brewery

Minglewood Distillery