Calendar

Schedule of Events

  • In addition to park sponsored events listed in the Schedule of events, there are many other events that take place within the park. Special Use Permits may be issued for special events, sporting events, and wedding related activities. See the following calendar for events in the park that may impact your visit here.


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

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 Canalwayis 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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    • Location: See Description
    • Fees: See Description
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 11/11/2017 to 12/21/2017

    Wear pajamas to hear a reading of The Polar Express as we journey to the North Pole. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.

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    Candlelight Walk

    • Location: Downtown Peninsula
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Shops, organizations, churches, museums, and restaurants will greet you with festive holiday treats, music, special events, goodwill, and cheer.

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    • Location: Visit cvsr.com for times and locations.
    • Fees: Visit web site for fee information.
    Friday, December 1, 2017

    Journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express™.

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    Hale Farm & Village - Holiday Market on the Farm

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 1, 2017

    Enjoy a holiday visit to this heritage farm.

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    Bird Watching

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders.

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    Christmas in Peninsula

    • Location: Peninsula, OH
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Holiday memories for the entire family are made here.

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    Countryside Farmers' Markets at Old Trail School

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Old Trail School - 2315 Ira Road, Bath 44210
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Ohio farmers and food entrepreneurs produce local, healthy foods year-round - even fresh produce!

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Rockside Station
    • Fees: $30
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Join us in your ugliest holiday sweater for an evening of fun.

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    Full Moon Walks

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Provided upon registration
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

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

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    Holiday Lantern Tours

    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: $20 adults, $12 children 3-12, $15 WRHS members
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Walk with lantern in hand through the village and discover seasonal traditions and lore.

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    Junior Ranger - Man in the Moon

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Provided upon registration
    • Fees: $6 per child, adults free
    Saturday, December 2, 2017

    Spend an evening in the park to learn about the moon.

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    Winter Warm-ups Hikes

    • Location: Times and locations vary - see descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 3, 2017

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

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    Solo at Sarah's Vineyard

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Sarah's Vineyard: 1204 West Steels Corners Road, across from Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls 44223
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Enjoy the sounds of local musicians in a 1840s post-and-beam tasting room

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    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: See description
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

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

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    Dinner & A Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: visit forcvnp.org/div
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    Enjoy a meal before The Barefoot Movement concert.

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    Junior Ranger Jr. - Winter Wildlife

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Location provided upon registration
    • Fees: $6 per child, adults free
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    Enjoy a winter day in the park.

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    Off the Beaten Path - Farmstead Footprints

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: NPS Headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    Off the Beaten Path allows you to explore the lesser known places and stories of CVNP. Hikes take place both on and off trail. Moderate pace.

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    Cuyahoga Valley Civil War Roundtable

    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Location: Peninsula Library
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    Listen to experts provide historical details on this topic from the Civil War.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Hines Hill Conference Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    Gather for a holiday celebration.

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    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Canal Corners Farm & Market
    • Fees: $12 adults, $8 children ages 12 and under
    Saturday, December 16, 2017

    Bring the family for an evening with a classic holiday story.

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    The Spicy Lamb Farm - Away in the Manger

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: The Spicy Lamb Farm
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 17, 2017

    Stop by and see the sheep.

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    Countryside Local Food Swaps

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Visit cvcountryside.org
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange.

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    Festival of Lights

    • Location: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Visit forcvnp.org/events
    Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Learn why many cultures observe seasonal days of celebration during December.

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    Cookie Burner

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: NPS Headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Burn off the holiday cookies and calories.

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    Lantern Walks

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, December 29, 2017

    Experience CVNP by lantern light.

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