Centennial Events in Cuyahoga Valley

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016! As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is planning several signature events in the park and we hope you will join us for several of them.
Conservancy for CVNP has compiled a list of 100 things to do in CVNP!
With 100 ideas for you to explore in the park, we will be looking for you this year!
100 Things to do in CVNP

Celebrate the milestone of 100 years of America's best idea by exploring your Cuyahoga Valley National Park and discovering all it has to offer. The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley Naional Park has put together 100 fun ideas for you try out during the NPS Centennial.

Get Started! Pick your first CVNP experience off our list of suggestions.

Picnicking on the Kendall Hills.

Picnic in the Park: Centennial Celebration!
Saturday, August 20
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula

Countryside is very excited to be celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service with a Picnic in the Park! In addition to the Farmer's Market and Picnic in the Park, the day also features the Countryside's annual Tomato Tasting, Crafty Mart, and Bloody Mary Craft Cocktails Class.

For more information visit the Countryside Picnic in the Park page!


Celebrate100! Party in Your National Park .
Sunday, August 21
Noon - 5 p.m.
Howe Meadow, 404o Riverview Road, Peninsula, Ohio

Each year in August, the National Park Service celebrates its birthday and this year everyone is invited to join the party! As part of the celebration, Cuyahoga Valley National Park has invited amazing musicians to play all afternoon. In addition we will offer kayaking, theater, games, cupcakes (while they last!) and more. And...it's all FREE!

We are still adding more to the fun afternoon! For details see our Celebrate100! event page.


Akron Symphony Orchestra and CVNP Collaboration
Friday, November 4

Listen to the talented musicians of the Akron Symphony Orchestra while experiencing a visual montage from Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Event is held at E.J. Thomas Hall in Akron.

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