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.
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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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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Breakfast and Lunch Along the Cuyahoga

    • Location: Rockside Station
    • Fees: Fee (breakfast/lunch): $30/35 adults, $25 children ages 12 and under
    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/02/2017 to 11/05/2017

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

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    Lock Demonstrations

    • Location: Canal Exploration Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/02/2017 to 10/29/2017

    Find out how the Ohio & Erie Canal helped shape the nation. Lock demonstrations repeat as crowds gather

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    Hale Farm & Village

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: Fee: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3 – 12. WRHS members and active military free.
    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/02/2017 to 10/29/2017

    Enjoy farm animals, pastures, gardens and historic houses with interpreters in period costume.

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    Hiking the Hills

    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 24, 2017

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

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    Steam in the Valley

    • Location: See Desription
    • Fees: . Fee: $25 - $50 per person; children under 2 free
    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Enjoy a two-hour round trip with the Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive No. 765, one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the US.

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    Yoga in the Fields

    • Location: Spice Acres
    • Fees: Fee: $10 non farm-share members, $5 farm-share members.. Cash or check only
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 09/05/2017 to 10/31/2017

    Join us on the farm for yoga in the fields.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Habitat Restoration – Native Planting

    • Location: Location provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 09/06/2017 to 10/25/2017

    Join park staff in restoring CVNP’s ecosystem by restoring native plants.

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    • Location: G.A.R. Hall
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Listen to experts detail historical aspects of this American conflict.

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    Habitat Restoration - Native Seed Collection

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Location provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 09/14/2017 to 10/26/2017

    Join park staff in restoring CVNP’s ecosystem by collecting native seeds.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow

    • Location: Howe Meadow
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 09/02/2017 to 11/18/2017

    Live music, chef demonstrations, and family activities add spice to shopping for goodies from over 60 vendors.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Day of Service: National Public Lands Day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Locations given upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Individuals and groups are invited to lend a hand.

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    Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

    • Location: See Description
    • Fees: See Description
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Full Moon Hike

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Location given upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Join a ranger for a moonlit walk on a hilly unpaved trail. Leisurely pace.

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    Women in the Wild

    • Location: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: See Description
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Join optional yoga and hikes, or simply rest, and return home feeling refreshed and inspired.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

     Hale Harvest 5k

    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: See Description
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Experience a variety of scenery on this loop course for runners or walkers. Hale Farm & Village, 9:15 a.m. For registration and pricing call 330-666-3711 or visit halefarm.org.

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    "Grape Escape" Wine-Tasting Train

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: See description
    • Fees: $60 - $96
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

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

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    Bird Walks

    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Join a volunteer naturalist to look for birds.

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    Harvest Festival

    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12.
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Celebrate the season's bounty amid the sights, smells, and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley.

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    Off the Beaten Path

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: See discription
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Takes you off trail to explore the park's hidden gems. Trails Vary Moderate pace.

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    U-Pick Flowers

    • Location: Spice Acres
    • Fees: Fee: $10 per bouquet, cash or check only
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Pick your own flowers at this Countryside Initiative Farm.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Towpath Marathon

    • Location: Boston Store Visitor Center
    • Fees: Fee for runners
    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Run or watch this unique specialty race through the national park. Full marathon, half marathon, and 10k options.

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    Dinner in the Valley

    • Location: See Description
    • Fees: See Description
    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Dinner in the Valley

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    Habitat Restoration - Invasive Plant Removal

    • Location: Location provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Join park staff in restoring CVNP’s ecosystem by removing invasive plants.

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    Plated Landscapes

    • Location: Spice Acres
    • Fees: $150 plus Eventbrite fees
    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    This al fresco dining experience features a handcrafted welcoming cocktail, farm-inspired passed hors d'oeuvres, and a guided farm tour.

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    Art @ M.D. Garage – Small Gems

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: M.D. Garage
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Enjoy a series of free art exhibitions located at the M.D. Garage, a 1940s gas station in the village of Boston

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    "Ales on Rails" Beer-Tasting Train

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: See description for Times and Location
    • Fees: $50 - $94. Ages 21 and older.
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    This fun trip includes a five-sample tasting of beers and appetizers as you watch the sun set.

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    Cuyahoga Valley Sheep Dog Herding Trials

    • Location: The Spicy Lamb Farm
    • Fees: $10 adults, $5 children
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Enjoy a weekend of Open, Ranch, and Por-Novice trial classes hosted by The Spicy Lamb Farm

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Fossils Drop-In

    • Location: Hunt House
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Drop by to learn about Ohio fossils

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Harvest Festival

    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Celebrate the season's bounty amid the sights, smells, and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Junior Ranger, Jr. – Nuts About Squirrels

    • Location: Location given upon registration.
    • Fees: $6 per child, no charge for adults
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Learn about squirrels and chipmunks through activities and a hike.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    National Fossil Day

    • Location: See description
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Celebrate the fossil!

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Local Food Swap

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Visit cvcountryside.org
    • Fees: Free registration is required
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Swaps are gatherings of cooks, bakers, brewers, and growers.

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    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Photographer Chris Coffey shares images and stories of how working on long-term projects often results in iconic single images

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    • Location: Hines Hill Conference Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Learn about and discuss the history of sewers in northeast Ohio, why the river burned many times, stormwater, flooding, and water quality monitoring.

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    Junior Ranger – Meteor Shower

    • Location: Location given upon registration
    • Fees: $6 per child, no charge for adults.
    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Discover the wonder of the Orionids meteor shower and the rest of the night sky. Bring a chair or blanket

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    • Location: Ledges Shelter
    • Fees: Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5 p.m.
    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Meet characters that bring the past to life as we explore our national park in a unique way.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Hike Aboard!

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: $3 (paid upon boarding)
    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Take a one-way train ride followed by a challenging hike back to our cars.

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    Hike Aboard: Hike. Eat. Ride.

    • Time: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Peninsula Depot
    • Fees: $3 per hiker (paid upon boarding).
    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Join a ranger for a one-way train ride followed by a challenging hike back to our cars. Trails are unpaved and hilly.

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752

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