Summer Fun Guide

Summer Fun Guide


When it comes to family fun in Northeast Ohio during the summer months, we’ve got you covered! Find area attractions, outdoor fun and free entertainment, plus plenty of options for arts, culture and education.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Extends Asian Lantern Festival

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is extending the popular Asian Lantern Festival through September 17. Also, it announced the return of Wild Ride, a one-night-only event on Sept. 18 where guests can ride their bike through the zoo after-hours to experience the illuminated lanterns.   ...
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August Things to Do with Kids in Northeast Ohio

Fill your final weeks of summer with these fun activities and events in Northeast Ohio. Touch a truck, visit a pop-up petting zoo, indulge in ice cream and more!   ...
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Cleveland Fed’s Money Museum Reopens to Visitors

After two years, the Learning Center and Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has reopened its doors to visitors with new exhibits and updated safety protocols. Guests can experience the 23-foot tree covered in currency; virtually visit imaginary islands to trade oranges and coconuts for safe passage; and snap pictures of their faces on a dollar bill. ...
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It’s a Girl! Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Announces Birth of Rhino Calf

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced the birth of a female Eastern black rhino calf on July 9. The birth is an important one for the species as Eastern black rhinos are critically endangered with less than 750 remaining in the wild due to poaching. ...
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2022 Northeast Ohio County Fairs List

Northeast Ohio's 2022 county fair season is underway! Dust off your boots and head out to enjoy classic rides, fried food, farm animals, live grandstand entertainment, and more! ...
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My Family Summer Bucket List

Melissa Koski Carney, a Northeast Ohio Parent blogger of “I Crashed the Web“ shares her family's bucket list of things to do this summer. ...
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Navigating Electronics with Kids in the Summer

Navigating electronics can be difficult for parents. It is difficult because parents can be busy, and children and adolescents can be very stubborn in not wanting to get off the games and, sometimes are sneaky in how they get on the games. Here are some tips that might be helpful to you as a parent if you are working on getting a balance this summer. ...
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50 Ways to Explore and Adore Nature in Northeast Ohio

The region’s park systems have many offerings for families. Travel to one of their nature centers and farms, which often provide an in-depth look at the park’s history, animals, and interactive exhibits for all ages to enjoy. There are also plenty of outdoor activities around or near the centers. Here are 50 ways to make the most of your time outdoors. ...
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Read the 2022 Summer Fun Guide

Get ready for the season by checking out these regional activities, beach fun, 50 ways to explore the park systems, summer helmet safety and help to navigate screen time for the kids. ...
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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Re-Opens with Free MLK Day Celebration

Maltz Museum will honor the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an all-day celebration. Visitors will receive free admission to tour the museum in-person or enjoy the online special programs. The virtual family-friendly activities including a "Stop the Hate" Essay Writing Workshop from Lake Erie Ink and "March Toward Freedom" an interactive family online event. Learn how to register or visit. ...
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