Community and Local Events

Streetsboro Ohio is located near all the hottest events. From festivals to fairs to concerts we put you near all the action. There is so much to do all year round.




May 3-22, 2016
Matilda
State Theatre 
“Rejoice. It is even more glorious than promised.” – New York Times. TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year! Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards,® MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, MATILDA continues to thrill soldout audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End. The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of MATILDA have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.” 

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444
www.playhousesquare.org


May 20-22, 2016
Bike & Pedestrian Count Project
Help the Portage Park District count our trail users. Sign up to Volunteer at various trail sites in Portage County. Contact us at info@portageparkdistrict or 330-297-7728 to help out!

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May 21, 2016
Streetsboro Community Garage Sale
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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May 21, 2016

The Rubber City Beatlefest 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016 6:30 PM
Akron Civic Theatre

Rubber City Beatlefest 2016
Featuring The Liverpool Lads, The ReBeats and Hard Days Night

This year BeatleFest attendees will be able to view a photo exhibit by George Shuba, Cleveland's first and foremost Rock Photographer. Also, Steve Madonna will have classic Beatles memorabilia available.

6:30 PM – Doors open for Beatlefest exhibits
8:00PM – The Liverpool Lads
8:50 PM – The ReBeats
9:40 PM – Hard Days Night

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May 21-22, 2016

Cleveland Asian Festival
Free Admission, Free Parking, Free tour of AsiaTown, Free Performances and demonstration on two outdoor stages, a World Marketplace of 100+ exhibitors, 20+ local restaurants, caterers, and cultural associations offering authentic Asian cuisine, Free health screenings at the Health Pavilion inside Asia Plaza, Free children's activity area, Free games and Free "Sumo" Wrestling, and eating contests!
For more information view website.

 


May 21-22, 2016

Rib Burn Off

Ribs, music and family friendly activities. 

Century Village Museum, southeast corner of Burton Square. GPS: 14653 East Park Street, Burton, Ohio 44021. For more information or group reservations, call 440-834-1492.

 


May 21-31, 2016
Branch Out
TREEHOUSES, NATURE EXPLORATION, AND ADVENTURE


Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, August 28

Tuesday - Saturday · 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesdays till 9 pm | Sundays · Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays

Garden Admission (Includes Branch Out)
Garden & Arboretum Members: FREE 
Adults: $11.00 | Children (3 - 12): $6.00 | Children under 3: Free

Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Blvd. 
Cleveland, Ohio 44106, (216) 721-1600 
www.cbgarden.org

Cleveland Pops
May 27, 2016

16th Annual An American Salute
Cleveland Pops

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Honoring All Branches of the Military, Veterans and their Families
This will be the 16th celebration of The POPS' annual patriotic classic. Be prepared for the best of military-inspired music and pageantry, magnificently expressed by Cleveland POPS Orchestra, Chorus and guest artists.
11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH

clevelandpops.com


May 28-29, 2016
KIDS DAYS
Time: 10 am - 7pm

Experience a world of kid-friendly fun in one destination. Enjoy special entertainment, costumed characters and more. Presented by Cleveland Clinic Children's. 

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
and Rain Forest
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
216-661-6500 
clemetzoo.com

 


June 3, 2016
Dixie Chicks
Time: 7:00 PM
Blossom Music Center
1145 W Steels Corners Rd
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
(330) 920-8040

To purchase tickets click here

June 4, 2016
Community Shred Day
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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June 4, 2016
The 10th annual Main Street Kent Art & Wine Festival
Time: Noon - 10 pm
Enjoy Ohio wines, local art, food and entertainment at the Hometown Bank Plaza and surrounding N. Water and W. Main Streets. It's free to enter, and costs $20 for a commemorative wine glass and ten taste tickets.
For more information click here.


June 9, 2016

BREW AT THE ZOO - '80'S NIGHT
Akron Zoo 
Thursday, June 9 
Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Tickets and Brew Passes on sale Jan. 5!

If you remember Cyndi Lauper, Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen and Beastie Boys, then you are not going to want to miss this Brew at the Zoo as we take you back to a great decade and spin some of your favorite records while enjoying summer brews.

Enjoy a casual beer and wine tasting from local breweries as you stroll through the zoo. Tastings are included and full-size beers will be available for purchase at $4 each. Additional tasting cards are $10.

21 and older only. 
Registration required. 

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June 10, 2016
Towner's Woods Hike to the Hopewell Mound
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Celebrate the Ohio Chautauqua this year in Portage County-Take a hike with us at Towner's Woods in Kent to the Towner Mound & learn about Hopewell Indian Culture. For other Chautauqua events this week, check the website. Towner's Woods Park 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, OH 44240

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June 10-12, 2016 Riverfront Irish Festival
Place: Falls River Square
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
This family friendly festival features three stages of music, the Irish Market Place with traditional Irish and American fare, Irish food court, Irish Mass on Sunday, and Traditional Irish dance! Admission is free and parking is free! Spend all three days enjoying the music, the food, and the marketplace. The festival also includes Inflatables for the kids. Enjoy a weekend of fun and music at the Riverfront Irish Festival!

For more information www.riverfrontirishfest.org

June 11, 2016
Portage Trail Walkers Hike: Franklin Connector
8:30 am
Join the Portage Trail Walkers on a Hike from the Franklin Connector Trailhead in Franklin Township heading west. The walk is up to 5 miles round trip, or turn around at Spell Rd. for a 2.6 mile round trip.
Meet at the PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail Franklin Connector Trailhead,Corner of Hudson and Judson Rd. in Franklin Township, Portage County
Call Larry Thomas for Information: 330-673-6896

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June 15-30, 3016

The Phantom of the Opera
State Theatre
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to Cleveland as part of a brand new North American Tour. Hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," this production boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography.

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444
www.playhousesquare.com



June 18, 2016
Portage Trail Walkers Berlin Lake Trail Moonlight Walk
7:15 - 9:15 pm
Join the Portage Trail Walkers for a moonlit hike on the Berlin Lake Trail. 4.5 mile round trip.
Kirkbride Rd. Trailhead off of Route 14 in Deerfield Township, Portage County
Call Larry Thomas for Information: 330-673-6896

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Garrettsville Summerfest
June 24-26, 2016
Garrettsville Summerfest

Attracting over 25,000 attendees each year, Garrettsville Summerfest is one of the largest summer celebrations in northeastern Ohio. In addition to rides, games, and contests, this three day event is packed with more live entertainment & music than you'll find at most County fairs!

garrettsvillesummerfest.com

 
July 1-10, 2016

The Phantom of the Opera
State Theatre
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to Cleveland as part of a brand new North American Tour. Hailed by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," this production boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography.

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444
www.playhousesquare.com

 


July 2, 2016
Portage Trail Walkers Hike: PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail
8:30 am
Join the Portage Trail Walkers on a Hike from the Cleveland Rd. Trailhead to Peck Rd. in Ravenna. 5 mile round trip.
Meet at the PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail Cleveland Rd. Trailhead, across from480 Cleveland Rd., Ravenna.
Call Larry Thomas for Information: 330-673-6896

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July 9, 2016

Art on the Hill and Wine Tasting Too
July 9, 2016 10-6 pm
E. Prospect St. Mantua, Oh
90 + Artisans, Great food, Wine tasting, huge auction
More info? Christine Pitsinger, 330-414-6486
communityjournal@yahoo.com
Seeking Artisans!

 


July 9, 2016
Portage Trail Walkers Hike: Headwaters Trail
8:30 am
Join the Portage Trail Walkers on a Hike from Buchert Park in Mantua to Asbury Rd. in Hiram Township. 6.7 mile round trip. Meet at Buchert Park on High St. in Mantua. Call Larry Thomas for Information: 330-673-6896

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July 16, 2016
Headwaters Adventure Race
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Run, Pedal & Paddle for Trails & Watershed Conservation! Register and join us for this exciting adventure race that begins and ends in Mantua Village Park. For more info, go to www.portageparkdistrict.org/programs/recreation/

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July 22-24, 2016

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival

Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Admission: Tickets are $12 per person, and will be available for purchase online, as well as from ticket booths at both the Bagley and Eastland Road gates. Parking is FREE and children under 10 gain FREE admittance.

For more information view website.

 


July 23, 2016
3V3 Live Soccer Tournament
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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July 27, 2016
Portage Park District Info Session & Hike at the Portage County District Library
Learn about the Park District Master Plan and how to Exercise Your Mind through hiking and reading.
6:00 - 7:30
Portage County District Library 10482 South St. Garrettsville, OH 44231

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July 28-31, 2016

2016 Pink Ribbon Classic

Place: Sun Beau Valley Farm
229 OH-59, Ravenna, OH 44266
412-298-2512

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August 13-14, 2016 Civil War Reenactment
Hale Farm and Village 

Thousands of visitors and reenactors flock to Hale Farm & Village annually for this popular summertime event—one of the largest Civil War reenactments in Ohio. Meet soldiers, cavalry and civilians. Hear the sounds of battle and smell the gunpowder. Shake hands with President Lincoln or shop for a hoopskirt. Don't miss the excitement!

$10 adults; $5 youth 3-12; members free (tickets go on sale in July)

For more information click here

 

August 23-28, 2016 Portage County Randolph Fair

For more information view website.

August 23-28, 2016 KINKY BOOTS is the exhilarating Broad­way musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony® Awards including BEST MUSICAL, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos.

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444
www.playhousesquare.com
 

September 2-6, 2016

Cleveland Oktoberfest
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
164 Eastland Road, Berea

440.781.5246
website

 

September 3-5, 2016

Cleveland Air Show
featuring U.S. Navy Blue Angels
For more information clevlandairshow.com.


September 17, 2016

Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival
Cleveland, OH 

The Tenth Annual Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival, proudly presented by the Cleveland Dragon Boat Association, will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

For more information view website

September 24, 2016
National Public Lands Day

Come help the Portage Park District complete an outdoor cleanup or planting project-Contact us at 330-297-7728 or info@portageparkdistrict.org

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October 8, 2016
Towner's Woods 40th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the heritage of our most popular park, Towner's Woods. More details about the event to follow!
Towner's Woods Park 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, OH 44240

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October 21, 2016
Trunk or Treat
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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October 29, 2016
Trick or Treat Trot 1 mile and 5K
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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December 1, 2016
Holiday Lighting
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
website

December 2-4, 2016 35th Annual E.J. Thomas Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Held @ E.J. Thomas Hall
Akron, OH (Univ. of Akron Campus)
Fri. Noon-7
Sat. 10-6
Sun. 10-4 Featuring 107 professional artists & craftsmen, this show is a treasured holiday tradition for over 36 years!
General Admission: $5.00/$4.50 seniors children 12 & under free.
Free campus parking
E.J. Thomas Hall (198 Hill St., Akron, OH 44325) is located one square block from Quaker Square at
University Ave. & Hill St.
(330) 972-7597 directions
For general information contact:
Sharon @ Raab Enterprises, Inc.
(440) 237-3424
raabshows@wowway.com
www.raabenterprises.com

December 17, 2016
Santa is Coming to Town
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241
330.626.3802
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More events will be listed as we become aware of them.
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