Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

This summer explore Ohio’s “Planes, Trains and Automobile” events and museums.

PLANES

ASHTABULA COUNTY  (NE OH)

D-DAY CONNEAUT – WWII REENACTMENT
Dates: August 17-18, 2018
Location: Conneaut Township Park, Conneaut, OH
www.ddayohio.us

D-Day Conneaut is America’s premier living history event and one of the most realistic and educational annual reenactment of D-Day – June 6th, 1944 and the largest WWII reenactment in the US.

For area visitor information visit
Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

CUYAHOGA COUNTY (NE OH)

DIXIE WING SBD DAUNTLESS RIDES EVENT
The tentative schedule is as follows:
June 13: noon to 5 p.m.
June 14: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 15: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 16: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport
1501 N Marginal Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Facebook event page. 

The SBD – 5 pilot will be offering rides over the course of four days. Rides will only be available for purchase as walk-up only. Current rates include: 20 minutes for $995, 30 minutes for $1195, and 40 minutes for $1395.
The public is also welcome to view the plane in between rides free of charge.

Please note the arrival of this aircraft as well as the operation of rides is dependent on weather, maintenance, and pilot status. For any questions or status updates, please contact Executive Director of IWASM, Heather Alexander, at 216.623.1111.

 

CLEVELAND AIR SHOW 
Dates: September 1-3, 2018
Location: Burke Lakefront Airport
Cleveland, Ohio
clevelandairshow.com
Featuring the US Navy Blue Angels


MONTGOMERY COUNTY (SE OH)

2018 VECTREN DAYTON AIR SHOW
Dates: June 23-24, 2018
Location:  Dayton International Airport (DAY)
3600 Terminal Dr, Dayton, Ohio 45377
daytonairshow.com
Featuring the world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is located at
1100 Spaatz St. at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
nationalmuseum.af.mil

 

OTTAWA COUNTY (NW OH)

LIBERTY AVIATION MUSEUMS 1928 FORD TRI-MOTOR “CITY OF WICHITA/CITY OF PORT CLINTON”
Date: June 29-July 4, 2018
Time: 9AM-5PM
Location: Liberty Aviation Museum
3515 E State Rd, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452
px.libertyaviationmuseum.org

Adults $70/advance, $75/walk up, $50/children 17 & under, right seat (co-pilot) may be available for $125.00 (upgrade on day of flight only if available)

To book an air adventure in the Ford Tri-Motor, please visit: https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/flight-experiences/fly-the-ford-eaa-ford-tri-motor-airplane-tour/ford-tri-motor-tour-stops or call 1-877-952-5395 or by email at flytheford@eaa.org

 

SUMMIT COUNTY (NE OH)

PROPS AND PISTONS FESTIVAL 
Dates: August 18-19, 2018
Time: 10 AM – 5PM
Location: Akron Fulton International Airport
1600 Triplett Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44306
flyohio.wixsite.com/papf

This event includes military and civilian airplanes of all kinds, a car show, various airplane rides in different price zones, food trucks, vendors, music, a kids zone with different activities and more. There’s something for everyone to love at Props and Pistons!

FREE parking & shuttle bus will be at the Rubber Bowl at 870 George Washington Blvd. Handicap parking is available on a first come first serve basis near our main gate.

Ticket Prices for 2018
Adults: $15 | Kids ages 6-12: $5 | Kids under 5: Free

 

(photo credit Andrew Gacom Photography)

TRAINS

CUYAHOGA COUNTY ( NE OH)

CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD
Location: Departs Rockside Rd., Independence & Peninsula
cvsr.com
The Cuyahoga Valley offers daily trips, as well as special event rides.

MIDWEST RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY
Location: 2800 W. 3rd St., Cleveland, OH 44113 US
216.781.3629 | midwestrailway.org

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY (CENTRAL OH)

OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM
Location: 990 Proprietors Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085
614-885-7345 | ohiorailwaymuseum.org

 

LAKE COUNTY (NE OH)

THE PAINESVILLE RAILROAD MUSEUM
475 Railroad Street, Painesville, OH 44077
Open Hours
Fridays, 6pm to 9pm |
1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month, 11 am to 3 pm
May through October
website

 

MEDINA COUNTY (NE OH)

NORTHERN OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM – TROLLEY RIDES
Dates: June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, and October 13, 2018
Location: 5515 Buffham Road, Seville, Ohio 44273
website

“Over forty streetcars, interurbans, rapid transit cars and other rolling stock have been collected.”

 

MUSKINGUM COUNTY (CENTRAL OH)

ZANESVILLE & WESTERN SCENIC RAILROAD
Location: 5700 OH-204, Mt Perry, OH 43760
zwsr.org

“The Zanesville & Western Scenic Railroad provides a tourist destination in Southeast Ohio, offering passenger train excursions on an exceptionally scenic and historic rail line known as the Glass Rock Spur.”

 

SANDUSKY COUNTY

MAD RIVER & NKP RAILROAD MUSEUM
Location: 253 Southwest Street, Bellevue, OH 44811
madrivermuseum.org

The Mad River & NKP Railroad museum is a lasting bicentennial project. NKP is the AAR reporting mark for the Nickel Plate Road (New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company) which ran through Bellevue from 1882 until 1964 when it merged with the Norfolk & Western Railway. 

For area visitor information visit
Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 


TUSCARAWAS COUNTY (NE OH)

DENNISON RAILROAD DEPOT MUSEUM 
Location: 400 Center St, Dennison, Ohio 44621
dennisondepot.org

“The Dennison Depot, built in 1873 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, stands as a proud symbol of Dennison’s vast railroad heritage.”

WARTHER MUSEUM 
“The Warther Museum is home to the wood carvings of Ernest “Mooney” Warther, over 64 working models out of ebony, ivory, and walnut.”
Location: 331 Karl Avenue, Dover, OH 44622
thewarthermuseum.com

 

WARREN COUNTY (SW OH)

LM&M RAILROAD
Location: Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
127 S Mechanic St, Lebanon, OH 45036
lebanonrr.com

 

WAYNE COUNTY (NE OH)

ORRVILLE RAILROAD HERITAGE SOCIETY 
Time: 10 am – 4pm
Location: Orrville Union Depot
145 Depot Street, Orrville, Ohio 44667
330.683.2426 | orrvillerailroad.com

Railroad Days – August 17-18, 2018

 

AUTOMOBILES

ASHLAND COUNTY (NE OH)

7TH ANNUAL OHIO VINTAGE TRUCK JAMBOREE
Dates: June 16-17, 2018
Location: Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree
2042 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio 44805
ohvintrkjam.com

Over 300+ trucks registered in 2017… Help make 2018 even bigger and better! Vintage truck show, one-of-kind trucking memorabilia display, truck parts swap meet, “Country Convoy” dinner cruise, truck light display, model truck building contest, classic trucking music, and so very much more! Bring your family and friends and come see what all the hubbub is about!

12TH ANNUAL LINCOLN HIGHWAY CAR SHOW
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 9AM – 2:30 PM
Location: UH Samaritan on Main property, 663 East Main Street, Ashland

Registration will be from 9am to Noon. Car owners will be charged $5 per vehicle. There will be four classes: Car, Rod, Truck, and featured Chevy Trucks of all makes and models. Chevy Trucks, from 1992 and older, will be admitted free. Car Show participants will vote on their favorites and the awards ceremony will take place at 2:30pm. There will be dash plaques and goody bags for the first 100 cars. Awards will include: one best of each class, one best of show, and four plaques for each class.

A DJ will provide entertainment throughout the event. Food will be available for purchase. For more information on the Car Show contact Amy Daubenspeck, Executive Director, at 419-281-4584 or cvb@ashlandoh.com.

 

REBEL ROUSERS RUMBLE 2018
Date:  September 8, 2018
Time:  11AM – 7PM
Location: 512 East Main St Ashland Ohio 44805
Facebook event page.

Pre-1964 Rod & Custom Show
The Armory will be rocking again with 5 bands!
September 8th, 2018.
512 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio.
11AM -7PM, Car Registration 8AM till Noon. Rain or Shine.
Roll to the Rumble!

ASHTABULA COUNTY (NE OH)

WINE, JAZZ & ART FEST AND CAR SHOW
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 1PM-8PM
Location: The Landing at Old Firehouse Winery
5499 Lake Road E., Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH 44041
800.UNCORK-1 | website
Free Admission

 

HURON COUNTY (NW OH)

6TH ANNUAL MONSTER MOPAR WEEKEND
Dates: July 27-29, 2018
Location: 1300 State Rt 18
Norwalk, OH 44857
website

 

LUCAS COUNTY (NW OH)

5TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW FOR AUTISM
Date:  July 15, 2018
Time:  9AM – 2PM
Location: Davis College
4747 Monroe St, Toledo, Ohio 43623

It’s that time again for my autism awareness car show! All makes, years , models and bikes are welcome its $10 to register a car at the show and free to spectators. The Lucas county sheriff’s will judge the show in case of rain the show will be held on July 22nd.
Top 5 trophies 50/50 Driver’s Pool Over 30 door prizes

 

LORAIN COUNTY (NE OH)

ANTIQUE CAR FESTIVAL
Date: July 2, 2018
Time: 4PM-8PM
Location: Downtown Wellington, OH
mainstreetwellington.org

Stroll through downtown Wellington’s park and see dozens of Antique [pres-1933] Cars, bicycles, motorcycles and more.  A mother and son musical group, Uhl Entertainment will be performing music from 1890-1930.  The Ohio Wheelmen will also have several antique bicycles on display.  Uncle Buck’s Smokin’ Q will have food available for sale.
A few vendors will offer some shopping too.

 

MAHONING COUNTY (NE OH)

THE 2018 SALEM SUPER CRUISE
Dates: June 7-10, 2018
Location: Salem, Ohio
Facebook page. 
“If it has wheels gas it up and join the city of Salem and the Mahoning Valley Corvettes this June 2018 for four days of live music, games, many unique automobile attractions and yes….classic car cruising in beautiful downtown Salem, Ohio. Monetary donations and non perishable food will be accepted during the show to benefit the Second Harvest Food bank supplying food to more than 150 local food pantries.We are welcoming all cars trucks and motorcycles to this unique weekend event. ADMISSION IS FREE!”

HOT ROD SUPER NATIONALS
Dates: June 22-24, 2018
Location: Canfield Fairgrounds
7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd, Canfield, OH
Ticket information – click here.

“The Hot Rod Super Nationals returns to the Canfield Fairgrounds June 22 – 24, 2018 for another year of classic and late-model muscle cars, sport compacts, hot rods, trucks and customs. Jam-packed with over 2,000 vehicles on display, predominant aftermarket vendors on hand and plenty of extracurricular automotive activities to engage in.”

For area visitor information
visit Mahoning County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 


MEDINA COUNTY (NE OH)

FIREWORKS & CLASSIC CAR CRUISE-IN
Date: July 3, 2018
Time: 6PM – 10PM
Location: Main Street Wadsworth
102 Main Street, Suite 20, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
website

For area visitor information visit
Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

PORTAGE COUNTY (NE OH)

KELSO HOUSE MUSEUM CAR SHOW
Date: June 23, 2018
Time: 10AM to 4PM
Location: Kelso House Museum and Brimfield Historical Society
4158 State Route 43, Kent, OH 44240
website

Contact the Kelso House Office at
Phone: 330-673-1058 | Email: curator@kelsohouse.org
Or contact Mary at 330-240-1226

5TH ANNUAL OCTAINE NIGHTS ON MAIN STREET
Date: August 29, 2018
Time: 5PM – 9PM
Location: Octane Nights
1340 E Main St, Ravenna, Ohio 44266
octanenights.com

Every year in late August thousands of racecars, hotrods, classics, semis, tractors, motorcycles and vehicle enthusiasts of all ages descend on downtown Ravenna for a HUGE cruise-in!

For area visitor information visit
Central Portage VCB.

 

 

STARK COUNTY (NE OH)

DON SITTS AUTO’S 9TH ANNUAL MAPS BENEFIT CAR SHOW
Date: June 9, 2018 (Rain date: September 1, 2018)
Location: MAPS Air Museum
2260 International Pkwy, North Canton, Ohio 44720
mapsairmuseum.org

Special public admission pricing for this event. $8.00 per person with Children 9 and under Free!

Food Vendors, 50/50 Raffle, music by Bruce, 48 aircraft, and full admission to the museum!

Come early to see all the cars at this great show!

 

SUMMIT COUNTY (NE OH)

NEO CARS & COFFEE #4 
Date: August 4, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Location: Summit Racing Equipment
1200 Southeast Ave, Tallmadge, Ohio 44278
neocarsandcoffee.com

THIS EVENT IS FREE as always, and ALL VEHICLES ARE WELCOME!

MOLTO BELLA AUTO SHOW
Date: September 9, 2018
Time: 9AM-4PM
Location: 714 North Portage Path, Akron, Ohio
330-836-5533 | www.stanhywet.org

 

TRUMBULL COUNTY (NE OH)

ROCKABILLY RUCKUS 2018
Dates: August 10-12, 2018
Times: Friday noon to 8
Saturday 9 to 8
Sunday 9 to 6
Location: Trumbull County Fair
899 Everett Hull Road, Cortland, Ohio 44410
rockabillyruckus.com

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY (NE OH)

CANAL STREET CRUISE-IN
Date: July 21, 2018
Time: 4PM – 7PM
Location: Bolivar Main Street Association
Cherry St, Bolivar, Ohio 44612

WHEELS ON WABASH – CAR SHOW & FOOD TRUCK FRENZY
Date: July 22, 2018
Time: Noon – 4PM
Location: The Times-Reporter
629 Wabash Ave NW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Enjoy Chicken BBQ by the Lions Club while you browse the streets. Dinners are $10 Presale, $12 Day of. Purchase presale tickets from any Lions Club member.
Registration for cars and bikes is from 3-5pm. $8 pre-register, $9 day of. Trophies will be awarded.
Free admission for spectators.

 

 

WAYNE COUNTY (NE OH)

CONCERT CRUISE-IN
Date:  June 15, 2018
Time: 7PM-9:30PM
Location: Downtown Wooster, OH
mainstreetwooster.org

Classic cars and street rods line the streets of historic Downtown Wooster. Live music and food vendors.

LEHMAN’S CAR SHOW
Date: June 23, 2018 (rain date July 21)
Time:  10AM-2PM
Location: Lehman’s
4779 Kidron Rd., Dalton, OH 44618
800.438.5346 | website 

Join Lehman’s for a grand time at the 2018 Second Annual Classic Car Show! Bring your families for fun swinging music by Michael Amstutz, raffles and rockin’ food trucks like Twisted Pig. This year’s car show will be one not to miss! For just an $8 registration fee, there will be dash plaques for the first 100 participants, gift bags for the first 50, free gifts in the store and 12 classes you can win when you bring your classic car.

For area visitor information visit 
Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau