Honor those who have sacrificed for our country by attending one of the many ceremonies and events taking place on Memorial Day in Northeast Ohio. There are plenty of options in the greater Cleveland/Akron area to help your family commemorate the holiday.
Please check with venues before attending an event to ensure times and availability are valid and to understand health guidelines.
Blossom Time Festival. Enjoy carnival games, food, rides, hot air balloon launch, live music and Memorial Day parade in Chagrin Falls. Downtown Chagrin Falls, cvjc.org
Berea Rib Cook-Off. A family-friendly environment with a picnic-style atmosphere. Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds,164 Eastland Road, Berea, 440-234-5181, berearib.com
May 27 & May 29
Memorial Day at Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market. Visit more than 1,000 indoor and outdoor vendors. 1289 Edison St. NW, Hartville, hartvillemarketplace.com
Free Passenger Fare for Active Military and American Veterans. Receive free passenger fare aboard Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay or Middle Bass Island. millerferry.com
Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony & Car Show. Parade at 10 a.m. from Green High School. Ceremony is at 12 p.m. at Green Veterans Memorial Park. Picnic and Car Show begins at 12:30 p.m. at John Torok Community Center. cityofgreen.org
Mentor Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. Parade begins at Heinen’s parking lot at 8850 Mentor Ave. at 9:30 a.m. and follows Mentor Avenue to Hopkins Road to Mentor Cemetery. cityofmentor.com
Avon Lake Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. The parade will be held at 10 a.m. with a ceremony following at 10:45 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. avonlake.org
Warrensville Heights Memorial Day Parade. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., cityofwarrensville.com
North Ridgeville Memorial Day Parade. Parade will depart from the Senior Center and conclude at the Ranger Stadium. 9:45 a.m., nridgeville.org
Tallmadge Memorial Day Parade & Service. Begins at 30 Wright Road, heads towards Tallmadge Circle and ends at the cemetery. 9:30 a.m., tallmadge-ohio.org
Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast. All you can eat. 7-11 a.m. Sharon Center UMC, 6407 Ridge Road, sharoncenterumc.org