Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Events in Northeast Ohio

Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Events in Northeast Ohio

thanksgiving events in Ohio

Get in the thankful spirit all month long with the following Thanksgiving-themed events taking place throughout the greater Cleveland and Akron area.


November 10

Thankful for Turkeys. Gobble! Gobble! It’s turkey season! Connect with Stark Parks to talk some turkey via Zoom. 6-6:30 p.m.,


November 16-21

Grab & Go Turkey Craft. Pick up supplies while they last. 1 p.m. Domonkas Branch Library, 4125 E. Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410,


November 17-21

Monthly Makers: Hand Turkeys. Take the opportunity this fall to get creative and showcase your artistic endeavors along the trail. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center,


November 21

Super Science Saturday: Microbes and the Mayflower. With Thanksgiving approaching, what better time to study the journey of the Mayflower than now? You will take a look at the little creatures that might have helped them and the ones that might have harmed them. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Akron Fossils & Science Center, 2080 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Copley, 330-665-3466,


November 24

An Attitude of Gratitude. Chalk the Lee Road Library walk and tell us what you are grateful for this year. You can draw a picture or write a poem or a word. 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, 216-932-3600,

Thanksgiving Fun. Gobble, gobble, gobble! Join this virtual program full of stories, games and crafts all about Thanksgiving. 6:30 p.m. Wadsworth Public Library,

Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot has been a hallmark event in Cleveland since 1982 and a Thanksgiving morning tradition for the entire family. 8:45 a.m. Public Hall, 500 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland,


November 27

Hike Your Turkey Off. With Thanksgiving leaving us feeling a bit over-stuffed, it’s time to hike that turkey off with a steady-paced, calorie-burning eight-mile hike. 9 a.m.-noon. The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell, 440-286-9516,

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