Things to do in Northeast Ohio This Weekend

Things to do in Northeast Ohio This Weekend

- in August 2015

There’s a lot of things happening this weekend from festivals, shopping discounts and more. Here are some of the highlights.

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Weekend August 7-9
Parents can save money on clothing, footwear and back-to-school items during Ohio’s first-ever Sales Tax Holiday. Get the list of what your family can purchase tax-free this weekend.
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Twins Day Festival
Celebrate twins at the 40th annual festival that includes the double take parade — from the town square down Ravenna Road — plus kids’ entertainment, Jungle Terry, twins talent show, games, contests and more.
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Lake Erie Water Fest
Kid-friendly and informational activities will teach families why everyone should care about protecting the lake, as well as how you and your children can get involved in protecting our precious natural resources.
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Super Star Party 
This sure-to-be stellar event has universe-ALL appeal as it includes ongoing engaging activities, such as guided night hikes, night sky exploration using telescopes and more, for people of all ages and interest levels. Also, enjoy a ride on the “Red Light Express Train Ride.”
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North Ridgeville Corn Festival
Featuring 100+ vendors, live music, fireworks, car show, horseshoe tournament and parade.
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Citizens Bank Cinema at Sunset at Edgewater Park
Your family can watch “The Goonies” on the big screen. Also, try food from local food trucks and take advantage of Edgewater Eats & Treats with Honey Hut ice cream and The Pier concession stands, games and activities at the Citizens Bank tent and free cornhole.
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Medina County Fair
Lots of free family entertainment including; Elephant Encounter, Granpa Cratchet Puppet Show and an Agriculture Tent.
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National Hamburger Festival
The festival is held at historic Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. The festival, which includes, family fun activities, entertainment, contests and unique tastes from around the region,  raises money each year for the Akron Children’s Hospital.
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The Fest
The free two-day festival includes performances by national Christian musical artists, Mom’s Relaxation Stations, Dad’s Den and activities for children of every age. This event in Wickliffe is designed to bring together families for a day of fun and spiritual uplifting.
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For more, activities visit Northeast Ohio Parent event listings

About the author

Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her articles and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and taking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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