FATHER’S DAY EVENTS

Looking for things to do with Dad this Father’s Day?

SPEND TIME OUTDOORS.
ENJOY AN OHIO FESTIVAL!

The following festivals take place over the Father’s Day weekend.

NORTHEAST OHIO

15th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival – Avon (June 14-16, 2018)
Juneteenth BluesFest – Lorain (June 16, 2018)
Cleveland Summer Beerfest – Cleveland (June 16, 2018)
Wine, Jazz & Art Fest and Car Show – Geneva-on-the-Lake (June 16, 2018)
Simply Slavic Heritage Festival – Youngstown (June 16, 2018)
Strawberry Festival – Canfield (June 16-17, 2018)
38th Wildwood Fine Arts and Wine Festival – Mentor (June 16, 2018)
The Country Fest – N. Lawrence (June 14-16, 2018)
Rock The Docks Music And Art Festival – Canton (June 16, 2018)
Minerva Monter Day – Minerva (June 16, 2018)
Strawberry Jambroee – Rittman (June 16-17, 2018)
Summerfest- Columbiana  (June 15-16, 2018)
44th Annual Dulcimer Days Festival – Coschocton  (June 15-17, 2018)

NORTHWEST OHIO

Festival of Fish –  Erie County (June 15-17, 2018)

CENTRAL OHIO

St. Mary Festival – Delaware (June 15-16, 2018)
Grove City Wine & Arts Festival – Grove City (June 15-16, 2018)

SOUTHEAST OHIO

15th Annual National Road Bike Show & Ribfest – Cambridge  (June 16, 2018)

SOUTHWEST OHIO

Washboard Music Festival – Hocking County (June 14-16, 2018)

>> Links for all the above festivals can be found at  northernohiotourism.com/ohio_festivals.htm


ENJOY ONE OF THESE FATHER’S DAY EVENTS:

Below you will find Father’s Day events listed by county.


ASHLAND COUNTY (NE OH)

OHIO VINTAGE TRUCK JAMBOREE!
Date: June 16-17, 2018
Location: Ashland County Fairgrounds
Ashland, Ohio
ohvintrkjam.com

 

ASHTABULA COUNTY (NE OH)

FATHER’S DAY FREE GOLF
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 7AM-6PM
Location: Indian Creek Minature Golf & Concessions
4710 Lake Road East, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041
Dad’s golf Free on Father’s Day.
Click here for more info.

For area visitor information visit
Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 

CUYAHOGA COUNTY (NE OH)

CLEVELAND METROPARKS ZOO
Date:  June 17, 2018
Time:  10AM – 5PM
Location:  3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH  44109
216.661.6500 | clevelandmetroparks.com
Enjoy Father’s Day with a FREE day at the Zoo for dad.

 

GREATER CLEVELAND AQUARIUM
Date: June 17, 2018
Time:  10AM-5PM
Location: 2000 Sycamore St. Cleveland, OH  216.252.7613
greaterclevelandaquarium.com

The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is offering free admission for dads, stepdads and grandpas on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17, 10am – 5pm, last admission is at 4pm) with the purchase of a child or adult general admission ticket.Whether it’s looking up at a shark slowly gliding just a few feet overhead in the seatube or pretending to be an exhibit diver in our Imagiquarium play space, there are plenty of opportunities to create a memorable family moments.

DRINKS WITH DAD
Date: June 16, 2018
Time:  4:50 PM
Location: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence, OH 44131
Tickets – www.cvsr.com

Your dad raised you right, now enjoy the right to have a drink or two with him! Climb aboard for this round trip through the National Park! Ticket includes one complimentary beer, and a cash bar will be available to your throughout the duration of your trip, and four appetizers will be served to each passengers.

Ages 21 and older. Passengers must have valid ID to board.

FRANKLIN COUNTY (CENTRAL OH)

ZIPZONE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
Dates: June 15-17, 2018
Location: 7925 N High St., Columbus, OH 43235
614.907.1983 | zipzonetours.com

BUY 4 GET 50% OFF AERIAL PARK*
*while supplies last

FATHER’S DAY AT THE COLUMBUS ZOO
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 9AM-7PM
Location:  4850 Powell Rd., Powell, OH  43065
columbuszoo.org
In celebration of Father’s Day, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering free admission to all fathers and grandfathers who are accompanied by at least one of their children/grandchildren, regardless of age.

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY (NE OH)

FATHER’S DAY CRUISE-IN
Date: 11 AM – 4PM
Location: Fort Steuben Mall, 100 Mall Dr., Steubenville, Ohio

Fort Steuben Mall is proud to announce our first Father’s Day Cruise-In!
SCHEDULE:
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM SET UP
10:00 AM – NOON REGISTRATION & PARKING
NOON ALL SHOW VEHICLES MUST BE PARKED
NOON TO 2:30 PM VOTING BEGINS
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
4:00 PM VEHICLES MOVE OUT
Games, Crafts, Food & Fun! Come on out & celebrate Dad!
*In case of Inclement weather, the event will be moved to 6/17*

 

LAKE COUNTY (NE OH)

FATHER’S DAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST 
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 am–1:00pm
Location: Lake County History Center 415 Riverside Dr., Painesville, OH
lakehistorycenter.org

Got a dad? Grandad? Uncle? A man you think is sweeter than syrup? Bring him along to Lake County History Center’s grounds on June 17th for all the pancakes he can eat. Afterward, walk off that food belly with a tour of our museum, specially open for this Sunday event. Enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, tea & milk just right for the whole family. Don’t spend your Father’s Day Sunday working in the kitchen. Relax & enjoy a leisurely meal surrounded by the lush green of summer.

Tickets: $10 (Adults), $5 (Children 3-11), Children 0-2 free.

FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION – LAKE COUNTY CAPTAINS
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 35300 Vine St., Eastlake, Ohio 44095
Tickets

Looking for the perfect gift to give Dad this Father’s Day? Look no further than our special Father’s Day VIP Package! 
This includes:
-An all-you-can-eat buffet featuring hot dogs, burgers, mac & cheese, baked beans, chips, cookies, lemonade, iced water & iced tea from 3:30-5:00 (first pitch is at 4:00)
-$21 adults/ $18 kids (4-12)
-Pre-game catch on the field 3-3:20
-Pre-game autographs 3:05-3:25
-Photos with dad on the video board, e-mail photo to jyorko@captainsbaseball.com

 

MEDINA COUNTY (NE OH)

CASTLE NOEL AND ALIEN VACATION MINI GOLF
Date: June 17, 2018
Location: 260 S. Court Street, Medina, OH 44256
330.721.NOEL (6635) | castlenoel.com

All Dads who take a tour of Castle Noel or enjoy a game of golf at Alien Vacation Mini Golf will receive a special surprise.

FATHER’S DAY SUPERHERO BREAKFAST
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 8AM-10AM
Location: Scene75 Entertainment Center – Cleveland
3688 Center Road, Brunswick, Ohio 44212
website

DONUTS WITH DAD PAINTING EVENT
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 10AM- Noon
Location: All Fired Up! Medina
233 S Court St, Medina, Ohio 44256

Donuts with Dad (Grandpa, or that someone special..) will be on Saturday, June 16th starting at 10am. Spend some time together painting and making memories this Father’s Day! Choose to join our Donut Canvas Workshop at 10am or to paint pottery: either a donut box or a mug. Cost is $20 per canvas and $20 per pottery and includes a donut, juice, and coffee. Sign up is required. 330-723-1112

For area visitor information visit
Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

OTTAWA COUNTY (NE OH)

OHIO CRAFT BEER WEEK
Dates: June 9-16, 2018
Location: Island House
131 Division St., Kelleys Island, OH  43438
419.746.2800 | For more info click here.
There will be tastings, tap takeovers, food pairings, and live entertainment all week long featuring breweries big and small from Cleveland to Cincinnati and all points in between.

6TH ANNUAL CORVETTES AT THE MUSEUM
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Liberty Aviation Museum
3515 E. State Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452
419.732.0234 | lakeshorecorvettes.com
Admission: FREE

MUSKET & CARRONADE WEEKEND
Dates: June 16-18, 2018
Time: 11am – 5pm
Location: Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial
93 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456

Park Rangers and volunteers will demonstrate firing black powder muskets and the Park’s carronade throughout the day. Ranger programs will cover the nuances of the 1812 military uniform, the proper handling of black powder and the steps to firing a musket. The carronade, a small gun like those used on board the US Brig Lawrence and US Brig Niagara, will be fired by the Park’s Gun Crew. The Carronade program will discuss the proper steps in firing the short range gun and its limitation during the Battle of Lake Erie. Musket firing demonstrations will take place at 11 am, 1, 3, and 5 pm. Carronade demonstrations will be given at noon, 2, and 4 pm.

Contact Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial for details at 419-285-2184.

FATHER’S DAY AT AFRICAN SAFARI WILDLIFE PARK
Date: June 17, 2018
Location: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452
419.732.3606 | website
Celebrate Father’s Day by taking dad on a safari. Get up close and personal with hundreds of animals, ride a camel, and see an educational animal show. Dads get free admission to the park. Visit website for rates and times. Open rain or shine.

For area visitor information visit
Lake Erie Shores and Islands.

 

 

PORTAGE COUNTY (NE OH)

FATHER’S DAY KAYAK PADDLE AND BRATS
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
$60 per person if you are renting one of our kayaks​
$35 per person if you have your own kayak

Skill Level: Beginner and up
Treat dad to a unique Father’s Day celebration.  Start off with a 2 hour kayak trip down the scenic Cuyahoga River followed by riverside brats and burgers.  This kayak excursion is one he will remember for a long time. Come paddle the river and leave the rest to us. Bring your own kayak if you have one or sign up soon for one of our kayak rentals.  We can provide complimentary shuttle service for those who have their own kayaks.
Breakaway Excursions
4690 East Prospect Street, Mantua, Ohio 44255
(440) 773-2465 | breakawayexcursions.com

TOUCH-A-TRUCK
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 11AM – 3PM
Location: 4484 Edson Rd., Kent, OH  44240

Brimfield Township will be hosting their first Community Touch-A-Truck event to support project Kidz First at the Lions Park located on Edson Road. Township vehicles along with community business vehicles will be present for kids and adults to see and explore. Food vendors will also be present and asking customers to donate their change to support the Kidz First Playgroup Equipment upgrade project. Parking will be available at the future Brimfield Community Center parking lot located adjacent to the park.  For  more info click here.

For area visitor information visit
Central Portage VCB.

 

 

STARK COUNTY (NE OH)

FREE ADMISSION FOR DAD
Date: June 16, 2018
Location: McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton, Ohio
All dads are admitted FREE.
mckinleymuseum.org

DAY OUT WITH DAD
Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 9AM – Noon
Location: Pro Football Hall of Fame
2121 George Halas Drive N.W., Canton
(330) 456-8207  | www.profootballhof.com
Tickets
Join us for a day of Family, Football and Fun! Randy Moss will be the featured Gold Jacket for this event with a Special Appearance by Gold Jacket Anthony Muñoz.

SUMMIT COUNTY (NE OH)

FATHER’S DAY LUNCH ALONG THE CUYAHOGA – SOLD OUT
Date: June 16, 2018
Time:  11:35 AM
Location: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Peninsula Depot, 1630 Mill Street West. Peninsula, OH
www.cvsr.com

BREW AT THE ZOO: DECADES NIGHT
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
Location: Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio
330-375-2550 | www.akronzoo.org

Come enjoy a beer or glass of wine while exploring the zoo after hours! Tickets include a 4oz souvenir tasting glass, 8 sample tastings, admission to the zoo after hours and a giveaway.  21 and older ONLY, including designated drivers (DD tickets)

FATHER’S DAY SCAVENGER HUNT
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 1PM-3PM
Location: Liberty Park Nature Center
9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg, OH
summitmetroparks.org

Come out to the park to celebrate Father’s Day while finding fun objects in nature with the special male in your life. Groups who find all the objects will win a prize, while supplies last.

FATHER’S DAY CAR SHOW – Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 10AM – 4:30 PM
Location:  714 North Portage Path, Akron, Ohio
330-836-5533 | www.stanhywet.org

The 61st annual Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, is presented with the Ohio Region Classic Car Club of America. View 400 classic, antique and collector cars manufactured from 1915-1993.

AKRON ZOO
Date: June 17, 2018
Time: 10AM-5PM
Location: Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio
330-375-2550 | www.akronzoo.org

Free admissions for all dads and granddads.

 

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