Summer Festivals in the Cleveland/Akron Area in June and July

Summer Festivals in the Cleveland/Akron Area in June and July

Find family-friendly fun all summer long with the following festivals taking place in Northeast Ohio.

June 23-25

Ashland Balloonfest. High-flying fun for the whole family. Freer Field, Center St. and Morgan Ave., ashlandohioballoonfest.com

June 23-26

Saint Ambrose Summer Festival. Festival foods, games and great bands. St. Ambrose, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick, stambrose.us/summer/

June 24-26

Pyrate Festival. Pyrate Village, Faire Winds Circus, historic displays, re-enactors, and so much more. DeRivera Park at the Pirates Platform, Put-in-Bay, millerferry.com

June 25 & 26

Beach Glass Festival. Ashtabula Harbor will be filled with beach glass creations large and small.  Vendors and collectors gather to show off their treasures.  Come for beautiful beach glass art and  food. .facebook.com/beachglassfestival/ or visitashtabulacounty.com

June 25
Chardon Love Fest. Annual open-air music festival. Chardon Square, Chardon, chardonlovefest.com

Larchmere Porch Fest. PorchFest is a family-friendly event open to the community featuring musicians from a wide variety of genres. There’s something for everyone, including activities for kids. larchmereporchfest.org

June 26
Edgewater Neighborfest. Two blocks of all-ages activities. Noon-6 p.m. Clifton Blvd. between W. 115th St. and W. 117th St., Cleveland, cudell.com/enf

July 6 through August 21

Asian Lantern Festival. In the event’s fifth year, guests can look forward to an experience featuring large-scale illuminated lantern displays, live acrobatic performances on the and culturally-inspired cuisine. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-635-3391, clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo/programs-events

July 7-9

Olde Canal Days Festival. Amusement rides, games, canal boat rides, a vintage baseball game, and much more. 125 Tuscarawas St., discovercanalfultonevents.com

July 9

Farm Fest. Families can drive a horse, milk a cow, and ride the barrel train. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid Chardon Road, Kirtland, lakemetroparks.com

July 11-12

Folk & Wine Festival. Enjoy local musicians casually playing throughout the living history museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd., Bath, wrhs.org

July 14-17

Alive Festival. Christian music festival and summer destination for people of all ages. Atwood Lake Park, 9298 Atwood Lake Road, Mineral City, alive.org

July 16

Lakewood Summer Meltdown. The biggest block party in the city. 4-10 p.m. Detroit Ave., between Marlou and Arthur Aves. lakewoodalive.org

Willoughby ArtsFest. Juried art, music, and local vendors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Willoughby, willoughbyartsfest.com

Bee Festival. Bee-themed family fun including the opening of a bee hive. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Medina County District Library, 210 S. Broadway St., mcdl.info

July 24

Valley City Frog Jump Festival. Family fun day with music, food, activities, Frog Jump and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Liverpool Mill Stream Park, frogjump.valleycity.org

July 26-31

Lake County Fair. Parade, truck and tractor pulls, Jungle Terry, food, entertainment and more! lakecountyfair.org

Summit County Fair. Motocross, tracker and truck pulls, derby, animals, food and more! Visit here

July 29-31

Solon Home Days Community Block Party. Weekend-long annual city festival. Solon Community Park, 6679 SOM Center Road, Solon, solonohio.org/1444/Home-Days

August 5-7

Twins Days Festival. The world’s largest gathering of twins and other multiples. Glenn Chamberlin Park, 10260 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, twinsdays.org 

August 7

The FEST. Performances by national Christian musical artists, Kids Zone, and more. Center for Pastoral Leadership, 28700 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, thefest.us 

August 13

Fun Fest. Free family festival with arts, crafts, music, and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Downtown Massillon, massillonmuseum.org/fun-fest

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