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:

Spring 2015 Schedule of Events (Events are for March, April, and May)

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
.

 
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.

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

 

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Full Moon Hikes

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

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

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Dinner in the Valley

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    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:
    $45 adults, $38 adult Conservancy members, $15 children ages 5 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Exploring the Small Farm Dream

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Is starting an agricultural business right for you? More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Crown Point Ecology Center
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - “Grape Escape” Wine-Tasting Train

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    Enjoy choice wines and tasty appetizers while experiencing the Cuyahoga Valley’s scenic beauty by rail. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    See descriptions
    Fees:
    Fee: $59 - $92
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Howe Meadow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Bird Watching

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders. More

    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Flap Jack & Jill 5K and 15K

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    An out-and-back run on the Towpath Trail More

    Time:
    8:00 AM to 12:00 AM
    Location:
    Stanford House
    Fees:
    Fee
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Hike, Eat, Ride

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    An early morning hike, a bite to eat, then ride back on CVSR. More

    Time:
    7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Peninsula Depot
    Fees:
    $3 (not including food)
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Exploring the Small Farm Dream

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Is starting an agricultural business right for you? More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Crown Point Ecology Center
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Contra Dances

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Become part of a living tradition in Cuyahoga Valley - contra dancing. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Boston Township School House
    Fees:
    Fee: $7
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Volunteer Opportunity - Habitat Restoration

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Help park staff restore Cuyahoga Valley’s ecosystem. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Various Locations
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Campfire Tales

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Gather around a crackling fire to hear stories of triumph, danger, adventure, and discovery. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Howe Meadow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Bird Watching

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders. More

    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Junior Ranger - Rambling Along the River

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Become a water quality scientist on River Day. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Location is given upon registration.
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    RiverDay

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    This annual event provides the opportunity to celebrate, protect, and restore our National Heritage River, the Cuyahoga. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Day Out With Thomas"

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Enjoy a trip with Thomas the Tank Engine. More

    Location:
    See listing
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Explore the Beaver Marsh hikes

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Join a park ranger to explore the Beaver Marsh. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Ira Trailhead
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley House Concerts - Ed Caner

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    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:
    $8 general public, $6 Conservancy members.
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Spring Training Hikes

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Get in shape with a park ranger. More

    Location:
    See description
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Day Out With Thomas"

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Enjoy a trip with Thomas the Tank Engine. More

    Location:
    See listing
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Canalway Questing

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Set out on nearly 40 adventures—called quests—in the Ohio & Erie Canalway! More

    Location:
    See descriptions for times and locations
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Countryside Local Food Swaps

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    Various locations
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Exploring the Small Farm Dream

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Is starting an agricultural business right for you? More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Crown Point Ecology Center
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Monthly presentations, workshops, and other activities for photographers and those interested in photography. More

    Location:
    Happy Days Lodge
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Day Out With Thomas"

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Enjoy a trip with Thomas the Tank Engine. More

    Location:
    See listing
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Howe Meadow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lock Demonstrations

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Weekend demonstrations at the Canal Exploration Center. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Exploration Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Day Out With Thomas"

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Enjoy a trip with Thomas the Tank Engine. More

    Location:
    See listing
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Canalway Questing

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Set out on nearly 40 adventures—called quests—in the Ohio & Erie Canalway! More

    Location:
    See descriptions for times and locations
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lock Demonstrations

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Weekend demonstrations at the Canal Exploration Center. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Exploration Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - "Day Out With Thomas"

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Enjoy a trip with Thomas the Tank Engine. More

    Location:
    See listing
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Off the Beaten Path - Brandywine Gorgeous

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Discover the Brandywine Gorge from the inside. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Brandywine Falls
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lock Demonstrations

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    Weekend demonstrations at the Canal Exploration Center. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Exploration Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside U - Exploring the Small Farm Dream

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Is starting an agricultural business right for you? More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Crown Point Ecology Center
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Civil War Lecture Series

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Listen to experts detail historical aspects of the Civil War. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    G.A.R. Hall Museum
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Market at Highland Square

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Get fresh local produce in a relaxed, enjoyable setting. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Highland Square
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Contra Dances

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Become part of a living tradition in Cuyahoga Valley - contra dancing. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Boston Township School House
    Fees:
    Fee: $7
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Howe Meadow
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lock Demonstrations

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Weekend demonstrations at the Canal Exploration Center. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Exploration Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Wingenstock 7 Concert in the Big Red Barn

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Enjoy an evening concert at this Countryside Initiative Farm! More

    Time:
    7:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Corners Farm & Market
    Fees:
    $10
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    M.D. Garage
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Exploring the Ledges hikes

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    A hilly hike in Virginia Kendall Park. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Ledges Shelter
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Open Tent

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    A camping version of the drop-in open house—the OPEN TENT! More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Hunt House
    Fees:
    Free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lock Demonstrations

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Weekend demonstrations at the Canal Exploration Center. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Canal Exploration Center
    Fees:
    free
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Spring Excursions

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Immerse yourself in stories of nature and history as you ride through the Cuyahoga Valley. More

    Location:
    Multiple times and locations
    Fees:
    $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - Bike Aboard!

    Sunday, May 31, 2015

    Bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car—or do it in reverse! More

    Location:
    Times and locations vary
    Fees:
    See description

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