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You have chosen the perfect venue to handle your event when you select The Roberts Centre, strategically located between Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus in Wilmington, Ohio. One of the most common questions we get from attendees is regarding the local events and dining available in Wilmington. Check out our service guide below to learn more.

Welcome to Wilmington, Ohio!

Ralph’s American Grill

Conveniently located within Roberts Centre Hotel, Ralph’s American Grill offers delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Featuring gourmet burgers, house-smoked BBQ, steaks and classic American comfort favorites, including local and regional craft beer and bourbon-centric handcrafted cocktails, all in a one-of-a-kind, comfortable family-friendly environment that pays homage to Wilmington, Ohio’s rich history in the trucking and transportation industry. They also have live entertainment and numerous specials/buffets.

Ready to make a reservation? Reserve your table today!

Ralph’s American Grill honors this legacy of trucking, from the automotive décor to the carefully curated menu.

Main Street Wilmington

Historic downtown Wilmington is home to locally owned businesses of all kinds, and Main Street Wilmington is the source to go to for everything Wilmington! They also organize community events and work on beautification projects to make our downtown an inviting and vibrant place to be. Check out their website to see what events are going on now!

Shop at Destination Outlets in Washington Courthouse

Destination Outlets right up the road on I-71 in Jeffersonville, Ohio is a great place to do some shopping with friends and family during your stay at The Roberts Centre.

Plan your shopping route with a store map and check out local deals before you go.

Enjoy a Spa Day at the Cutting Room

Do you need a visit to a high-quality spa before your big event? The Cutting Room in Wilmington has got you covered. Just a few minutes away, The Cutting Room, an official Aveda Salon in the historic district of Wilmington, offers salon-quality hair styling, manicures, pedicures, massages, waxing, facials and more.

Have a Cake Tasting at BB’s Cakes & More

Get your sweets on at Laney Cakes Bakery in Wilmington, Ohio. The bakery bakes cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pastries, and many other treats! Along with the tasty baked goods, Laney Cakes also offers a self serve candy bar and Asher’s Chocolates.

Florists Fulfill Your Needs

Looking for a floral arrangement or a gift for any occasion? Swindlers & Sons Florists Inc. in downtown Wilmington has a variety of floral arrangements for your special event needs.

McCarty Gardens in nearby Sabina, Ohio can also handle all of your needs while you are in town.

Destination Outlets is a great place to do some shopping with friends and family during your stay at The Roberts Centre.


Wilmington, Ohio Dining

If you’d like to venture into town, the historic district in Wilmington is home to the General Denver Hotel Pub, which has a great menu created from fresh local produce!! Check out their menu and a schedule of upcoming events.

Right around the corner from the General Denver Hotel is The Mediterranean Restaurant and Cafe, featuring made from scratch Italian and Mediterranean fare in an intimate setting.

Also located in the historic district is the new Fiesta Veracruz Mexican Restaurant. Specializing in authentic Mexican fare with a friendly atmosphere at affordable prices, Fiesta Veracruz offers great service in a beautiful historic building, once home to a high-end furniture store.

Wilmington Ohio Events and Dining

There are many delicious restaurant options in Wilmington, Ohio.

Head to Kings Island Adventure Park

Are you seeking some adventure nearby? Rollercoaster lovers and park enthusiasts flock to Kings Island near Cincinnati each year to have a great park experience. The park has thrill ride coasters, family rides, a waterpark and more. They even have seasonal activities around Halloween and Christmas!

Plan your trip by reviewing park hours, ticket prices and a park map.

Wilmington, Ohio Local Event Planning Vendors

If you are looking for local vendors to help with your event needs, we have you covered. Here is a cheat sheet of nearby vendors:

  • The Alleen Company in nearby West Chester, Ohio has everything you need to plan the perfect event at The Roberts Centre.
  • Event Source in Dayton is a one-stop rental resource for all of your special events needs.
  • ITA AV in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio has you covered with all of your audio and visual event needs.

Do Your Dry-cleaning at Weathervane Dry Cleaners

Whether you need a suit pressed or a last-second stain removed, Weathervane Dry Cleaners on Main Street in Wilmington will have you looking your best.

Schedule Your Roberts Centre Event

Wilmington and the surrounding area, when combined with the services of The Roberts Centre, is the perfect spot for your next event. We also offer an on-site Holiday Inn and restaurant and bar. Whether you are planning a wedding, a business conference, trade show or any other events, we have more than 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate you. Contact the Roberts Centre today at (937) 283-3272 to book your event today!

About Roberts Centre

Roberts Centre is home to the region's largest convention center, a luxurious Holiday Inn hotel, and Ralph's American Grill. The flexibility of our space, combined with our location between three major cities in Ohio, makes us the perfect venue for weddings, banquets, meetings, pet shows, and other special events.

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