Calendar

Schedule of Events
The Schedule of Events is produced quarterly and is the official schedule of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is available in several formats:

Winter 2015 - 2016 Schedule of Events (Events are for December, January, February)

A chronological listing of all winter programs (without graphics and accompanying articles is available.

Printed Copies:
Pick up your FREE schedule at our visitor centers. Click here for hours.

 

Music & Arts in the Valley
Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a diverse selection of cultural activities all year. From art to concerts to dancing, your park is the destination for interesting and fun activities.
Click here to go to the Music & Arts in the Valley page
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Event Calendars

Opportunities for exploring the park and its neighbors are numerous. Whether you want to join a hike, learn about wildlife, ride the train, or attend a concert, you can find that information here.

Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area - designated by Congress in 1996 - to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal. Click here to access this calendar.

Special Use Permit Calendar: In addition to National Park Service programs, CVNP issues Special Use Permits to other user groups for events in various park locations. To ensure you are aware of events that may result in high visitor use of an area or impact parking availability, we are including a list of Special Use Permit events here.

Parknet Calendarbelow includes a comprehensive listing of events offered by the National Park Service at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
 

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    Dinner in the Valley

    Thursday, February 11, 2016

    Each month, Chef Larkin Rogers creates a delightful themed meal served in a unique park setting. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    $48 adults, $42 adult Conservancy members, $20 children ages 5 - 12
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    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Dinner Along the Cuyahoga

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Bring your sweetheart to Cuyahoga Valley for a Valentine's dinner aboard the scenic railroad. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Rockside Station
    Fees:
    See website
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Girl Scout Cadet Weekend/ Girl Scout Juniors Weekends

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Your Girl Scouts can make new friends while working toward the NPS Girl Scout Ranger patch. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    Fees:
    $95 per scout, $50 per chaperone
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    Heritage Series Concert

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    The Cuyahoga Valley Heritage Series presents Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem More

    Time:
    8:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    $17 adults, $12 Conservancy members, and $5 children ages 3 - 12.
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    Countryside Farmers' Market

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Live music, chef demonstrations, and family activities add spice to shopping for local produce. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM,4:00 PM to 7:00 AM
    Location:
    Old Trail School, Howe Meadow and Highland Square
    Fees:
    Free
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    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad National Park Scenic Day Pass

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Enjoy a scenic train ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    See description
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    Learn to Cross-Country Ski

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Learn the basics of cross-country skiing. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment. More

    Location:
    Kendall Lake Shelter
    Fees:
    Free (rentals are $7.50)
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    Snowshoe Hikes

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 12/12/2015 to 02/27/2016

    Enjoy the serenity of winter in the Cuyahoga Valley by snowshoe! More

    Location:
    Kendall Lake Shelter
    Fees:
    Snowshoe Rental fee
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    Explore the Beaver Marsh Hikes

    Sunday, February 14, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly from 12/06/2015 to 02/28/2016

    Join a park ranger to explore the Beaver Marsh. More

    Location:
    Ira Trailhead
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Countryside Local Food Swaps

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Visit cvcountryside.org
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Solo at Sarah's Vineyard

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 12/02/2015 to 02/24/2016

    This Countryside Initiative farm presents solo and duo performances by local performers. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Sarah's Vineyard
    Fees:
    No cover charge
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lantern Walks

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Join a park ranger to explore the wonders of CVNP by lantern light. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Various
    Fees:
    Free
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    Cuyahoga Valley House Concerts - Ed Caner

    Sunday, February 21, 2016

    Violinist/fiddler Ed Caner serves as both musician and host for this series of intimate house concerts. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    Hines Hill Conference Center
    Fees:
    $10 general public, $8 Conservancy members.
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    Winter Warm-up Hikes

    Sunday, February 21, 2016

    Warm up as you explore CVNP’s more challenging trails. More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary - see descriptions
    Fees:
    Free
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    Full Moon Hikes

    Monday, February 22, 2016

    Explore your national park by the light of a full moon! More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    See descriptions
    Fees:
    Free
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    Become a Park Ambassador

    Wednesday, February 24, 2016

    Learn what park ambassadors do. More

    Location:
    Locations given upon registration.
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    Lyceum Distinguished Speakers Series

    Friday, February 26, 2016

    In-depth and engaging content from experts in history, adventure, and the natural world. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    $6 adults, $3 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Campfire Tales

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Gather around a crackling fire to hear stories of the past. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Murder Mystery: Feud in Ragtime

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    Board the scenic railroad for a night of intrigue. Romeo and Juliet in a Model T. Was it love or murder? More

    Location:
    Akron Northside Station
    Fees:
    See website
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Solo at Sarah's Vineyard

    Wednesday, March 2, 2016

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 03/02/2016 to 04/27/2016

    Enjoy the sounds of local musicians in our 1840s post-and-beam tasting room while listening to local musicians perform. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Sarah's Vineyard
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lyceum Distinguished Speakers Series

    Friday, March 4, 2016

    Fostering fresh perspectives and lasting connections, Cuyahoga Valley Institute’s Lyceum series presents in-depth and engaging content from experts in history, adventure, and the natural world. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    $6 adults, $3 children ages 3 - 12.
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Bird Watching

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders. More

    Location:
    See descriptions for time and location
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Breakfast and Lunch Along the Cuyahoga

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/05/2016 to 05/29/2016

    All aboard for a four-course meal catered by Creekside Restaurant. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:45 PM
    Location:
    Rockside Station
    Fees:
    $30/32 adult, $25/27 children ages 12 and under
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    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Grape Escape" Wine-Tasting Train

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Sample five wines and hors d’oeuvres and enjoy the view as you travel through CVNP. More

    Location:
    Rockside Station - see descriptions for times
    Fees:
    $60 - $96
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    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad National Park Scenic Day Pass

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    View wildlife and scenery in the comfort of our climate-controlled train cars. Get on and off at any station. Spend a whole day exploring or just a few hours. More

    Location:
    Rockside Station to Akron Northside Station
    Fees:
    Day pass fee (coach): $18 adults, $13 children ages 3 - 12.
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    Volunteer Orientation

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Learn about CVNP’s mission, vision, and partners, as well as the park’s expectations and standards. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Location provided upon registration
    Fees:
    Free
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    Hiking the Hills

    Sunday, March 6, 2016

    Hiking the Hills is a fitness series on CVNP’s more difficult, hilly trails. Fast pace. Sundays, twice a month. More

    Location:
    See descriptions
    Fees:
    Free
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    Dinner in the Valley

    Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    Enjoy a meal featuring local foods in a gorgeous park setting. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    $48 adults, $42 member adults, $20 children ages 5 - 12.
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    Cuyahoga Valley Heritage Series Concert

    Friday, March 11, 2016

    Presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Heritage Concerts celebrate our valley’s cultural legacy. More

    Time:
    8:00 PM
    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    $17 adults, $12 Conservancy members, $5 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Ales on Rails" Beer-Tasting Train

    Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Sample a variety of brews while riding the rails through CVNP. More

    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    $50 - $94
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast

    Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Celebrate the coming of spring amid the sights, smells, and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Hale Farm & Village
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Spring Training

    Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Spring Training is a fitness series that starts with easy trails and gets harder. Fast pace. Saturdays, twice a month through May 7. More

    Location:
    See Discription
    Fees:
    Free

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