Celebrate the holiday weekend with these family-friendly events throughout Labor Day weekend in the Greater Cleveland/Akron area.
Updated for 2023!
August 31-September 4
The Great Geauga County Fair. Ohio’s oldest fair. 14373 N Cheshire St., Burton, geaugafair.com
Barberton Labor Day BBQ & Music Fest. Let your kids enjoy dozens of games and activities at the festival including Bubble Soccer, face painting, balloon-making and more. Lake Anna Gazebo, 615 W. Park Ave. Barberton, barbertonlaborday.com
Made in Ohio Art & Craft Festival. Featuring over 170 Ohio artisans, local food, entertainment and all that Hale Farm & Village has to offer. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd., Bath, 330-666-3711, http://www.madeinohiofestival.org
4th Annual Akron Pizza Fest. A 3-day food and music festival featuring pizza parlors from all over the Akron-Canton area, live music, free-to-play cornhole and much more. Due to ongoing improvements in Lock 3 Park, the Pizza Fest will be held in Lock 3’s Backyard. The Backyard is located behind the original stage, next to The Akron Civic Theater. Friday 11-1 and 5-close p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 3 p.m. – close. akronpizzafest.com
September 1-4, 8-9
Cleveland Oktoberfest. A holiday family tradition attracting fun-lovers from every walk of life and offering an exciting menu of activities and entertainment to delight young and old. Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Middleburg Hts., clevelandoktoberfest.com
Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms. Enjoy this upscale flea market on the grounds surrounding the Farm’s century home. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 6050 Riverview Rd., Peninsula, 330-657-2330, heritagefarms.com/peninsula-flea
Stow Summer Sunset Blast. Fireworks, community picnic, games and more. 5-10 p.m. Silver Springs Park, 5238 Young Road, Stow, stowohio.org/stow-summer-sunset-blast/
September 2 & 4
Cleveland National Air Show. The 2021 Air Show… is officially cleared for take-off. Featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Burke Lakefront Airport, Downtown Cleveland between East Ninth and East 55th streets, clevelandairshow.com
Labor Day Flea Market. With over 12 acres of outdoor vendor space, the Hartville Flea Market features a wide variety of vendor booths. From fresh produce to antiques to comic books, you’re sure to find something special. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday & Monday. Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market, 1289 Edison St. NW, Hartville, hartvillemarketplace.com/events/memorial-day-weekend-09-2-23/
67th Annual Hungarian Festival. Featuring a flag raising ceremony, ethnic food and dancing, live muic and more! 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., German Central Park, 7863 York Road, Parma. https://csbk.org/en/scout-festival/