Visit Alliance, Ohio

While Alliance maintains a small-town charm, it is a city that’s on the move. Recent growth and development have vastly expanded the city’s offerings, and today, Alliance offers plenty of things to do and places to go.

To celebrate the city and all that makes Alliance special, the Alliance Area Development has launched Alliance: Make It Yours.

The Carnation City also is home to churches of various denominations and a large variety of non-profit organizations that work to improve and maintain a good quality of life for Alliance residents.

The city has a daily newspaper, the Alliance Review, and local radio stations WDPN 1310 AM and WDJQ 92.5 FM.

Business and Industry

Industry is alive in Alliance, and helping the city to grow. Manufacturing business including MAC Trailer, Coastal Pet, Morgan Engineering Systems, Inc., Robertson Heating Supply Co., Trilogy Plastics, Inc., Whitacre Greer Company, Inc., and Winkle Industries, Inc., among others, are among the thriving industrial manufacturers and supply companies in Alliance.

Shopping, Dining, and Lodging

State Street offers a variety of shopping and dining options along with several hotel locations.

Get Outdoors

For those who enjoy the outdoors, Alliance is a hub of activity. Residents enjoy attending events or taking nature hikes at the following locations:

The city also offers a number of public park areas that provide opportunities for picnicking, recreation and enjoying nature.

Downtown Arts Scene

Downtown Alliance is becoming more of a hot spot as well with revitalization efforts underway, led by area residents, businesses and city officials. Mount Union is a committed partner in this effort. The downtown area offers a number of antique and specialty stores, entertainment opportunities, galleries and special attractions including:

 Celebrating the State Flower and Local History

Known as the Carnation City, thousands descend upon the town for the annual Greater Alliance Carnation Festival each August. The festival, which lasts more than a week, is packed with activities including a queen’s pageant, parades, a rib fest, a hot air balloon liftoff, a fire truck pump-in, a vintage base ball game and tours of historic homes, including Glamorgan Castle, Haines House, a former underground railroad site, and the Mabel Hartzell Historical Home.