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.


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

August 26-27, 2016

Great Lakes Burning River Fest 
Time - 6-11 pm 
Place: historic Coast Guard Station at Whiskey Island

For more information view website.


August 27, 2016 Brew at the Zoo

Time: 6-9 pm
21 and older only.
Registration required. 

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio


August 27-28, 2016

Cleveland Garlic Festival 

2016 Garlic Festival
Saturday, August 27, 2016, Noon to 9pm and
Sunday, August 28, 2016, Noon to 6pm

Festival Admission ONE DAY* – Please purchaseTWO admissions to attend TWO days.
$9 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+) and $5 for children 4 to 12 years old. Children under 4 are free.



August 31, 2016

Octane Nights On Main Street – Celebrate Portage will be Wednesday, August 31, 2016. This is our HUGE Car Cruise where we shut the road down for ¼ mile from Mongoose Motorsports to A&W. This will be our 3rd year Celebrating Portage! 2014 was our first year and we had over 700 cars in attendance with spectators everywhere! 2015 brought over 900 cars with thousands of spectators as well! We hope to see you this year at our family friendly event!

For more information view website.


September 2, 2016 BIRDS, BEASTS, BRATS & BEER
Friday, September 2; 5:30-11pm
Enjoy a bratwurst and a cold beer as you get an up close and personal view of our amazing live animals at this annual 21+ party. Learn about the importance of animal enrichment, encounter birds of prey up close, and see training and enrichment demonstrations throughout the evening.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, Ohio  44106
216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155

September 2-6, 2016

Cleveland Oktoberfest
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
164 Eastland Road, Berea



September 3-4, 2016

Made in Ohio Art & Craft Festival
Dates: September 3 and 4, 2016
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Location: Hale Farm & Village, Bath, OH
Description: The Made in Ohio Art & Craft Festival features Ohio artisans, local restaurants and all that Hale Farm & Village has to offer!

The $5 admission fee includes one day admission to the art festival as well as the grounds, buildings and period craft demonstrations at Hale Farm & Village.

Our vendors include jewelry artists, potters, carvers, glass artists, soap and lotion makers, quilters and a variety of unique crafters. You will be amazed at the variety of the vendors and the one-of-a-kind finds! In addition, we have a variety of food vendors and local wines and beers. These two days are all about Ohio! Let's celebrate our incredible state!

Contact info and/or website: 330-666-3711

September 3-5, 2016

Cleveland Air Show
featuring U.S. Navy Blue Angels
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September 9-11, 2016

Mantua Potato Festival at Buchert Park in Mantua

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September 10-11, 2016

Art in the Park at Fred Fuller Park in Kent
2016 Festival Dates and Times Free Admission and Parking
Saturday Sept 10th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday Sept 11th 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information click here.

September 13, 2016

9th Annual Streetsboro Health Fair is Tuesday September 13th from 3pm - 6pm at the University Hospital's Health Center in Streetsboro.

Some Expected Participants including but not limited to: dentists, chiropractors, opticians, pharmacies, weight loss centers, fitness centers, podiatrists, pediatricians, dermatologist, general practitioners, insurance companies, financial consultants and any business that will provide health and financial wellness. Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce


September 15-18, 2016


Ravenna Balloon A-Fair in Downtown Ravenna & Sunbeau Valley Farm

For more information

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 20-25, 2016

Jersey Boys
State Theatre
This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids (Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi) became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide--all before they were 30! JERSEY BOYS features their hit songs, "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "Oh, What a Night," and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You."

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444

September 22-25, 2016


BrimFest in Brimfield Township


September 23 thru
October 30, 2016

Corn Maze & Farm Experience at Derthick's Corn Maze

Sept. 23-25 & 30, Oct. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 & 28-30

For more information



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

September 24, 2016 Akron Symphony - Opening Night

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Three icons of the late Romantic age. Elgar's ceremonial classic opens, then Sibelius's most personal symphony, created to reflect nature's wonders. Rachmaninoff's Third Concerto is prized for its technical bravura and haunting beauty.

92 North Main Street, Akron, Ohio, 44308

October 1, 2016 Brew at the Zoo

Time: 6-9 pm
21 and older only.
Registration required. 

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio


October 6-9, 2016 OHIO MART 
The 50th annual Ohio Mart is Stan Hywet's annual artisan craft showcase and a major fundraiser for the estate. Enjoy gorgeous autumn weather and major retail therapy with 120 artists and exhibitors and more.
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Akron, Ohio

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

October 15-16, 2016 Boo at the Zoo

Saturdays & Sundays - Oct. 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event. Use your candy passport to find all of the treat stations at the zoo!

Pre-sale (A least 24 hours in advance):
Trick-Or-Treaters - $11
Akron Zoo Member Observers - FREE
Non-Member Observers - $8

Day-of: Trick-Or-Treaters - $12
Akron Zoo Member Observers - $2 | Non-Member Observers - $

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio

October 21, 2016
Trunk or Treat
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241

October 29, 2016
Trick or Treat Trot 1 mile and 5K
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241

November 19-20, 2016
Woodcarved Art Annual Open House
330-274-2671 or


December 1, 2016
Holiday Lighting
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241

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


December 17, 2016
Santa is Coming to Town
Streetsboro Parks and Recreation
9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241


July 27-30, 2017

Streetsboro Family Days

For more information

August 4-6, 2017

Twins Day Festival
Twinsburg, OH

For more information

For additional Northern Ohio area events click here.

More events will be listed as we become aware of them.
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8929 State Route 14, Suite A, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241
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