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My List for a Fall-tastic Time in Northeast Ohio

What to do This Fall in Northeast Ohio

As much as I dread winter and mourn summer - I LOVE FALL in Northeast Ohio!

Pumpkin everything, leaves turning, and trick or treating are just a few of my favorite things. But, I actually have a list of things that we will be attempting to check off our list. Some are new and some are our traditions.

What to do this fall in Northeast Ohio

Chalk Fest at the Cleveland Museum of Art - September 19 - 20

This is one of our favorites to kick-off the season of Fall festivals! 
Large square (approx. 3 x 4 ft.) and a 24-color box of chalk: $16.
Small square (approx. 2 x 3 ft.) and a 12-color box of chalk:$8.
If you are nervous about chalking on the sidewalk, there is a workshop the weekend before but you can always just browse.

Chalk Fest | What to do This Fall in Northeast Ohio

Ohio City Street Festival - September 27

We have never been to this, but it seems like it would fun and I just love to visit this neighborhood! I'm also not sure if this is the first or tenth year but eh, there will be beer,

Festival-goers can expect:
  • Food from Ohio City restaurants 
  • Vendors from Ohio City retailers 
  • Programming including music, dance and art 
  • Two beer gardens featuring beer from Ohio City Breweries: Great Lakes Brewing Company, Platform Beer Co., Market Garden Brewery 
  • Special West Side Market hours: the Market will be OPEN on a Sunday! 
  • Programming on the Ohio City Farm 
  • Mitchell's Ice Cream eating contest 
  • Bratwurst eating competition sponsored by Frank's Brats 
  • A dunking booth - dunk your favorite Ohio City neighbor!

Halloweekends at Cedar Point Open September 19!

Halloween at Cedar Point! What could be better - roller coaster and zombies! During the day, it's pretty kid friendly and last year they even had a trick or treat station. Not sure the details for this year but you can take a look at our visit last year.

Halloweekends at Cedar Point | What to do This Fall in Northeast Ohio

Marvel Universe Live! - October 1 - 3

Another one we have not been to, yet, but you can go too! Enter to win a four pack!

Ingenuity Festival - October 2 - 4

This is by far my favorite of all of the festivals. I must admit, last year was not as well done as in the past, but I have super high hopes for this year. It will be at Voinovich Park by the Rock Hall and should be a great time!

Ingenuity Fest | What to do This Fall in Northeast Ohio

Goblins in the Garden - October 3 - 4

This has become a family tradition - dress up, trick or treat and play on haystacks. My kids love this!

Last year we had a membership, and I don't remember paying. And, I don't remember it being $20 for a carload of non-members so I suggest loading up a car to take advantage of the by the car pricing. Even for a family of four - $5 each is worth it!

Goblins in the Garden | What to do This Fall in Northeast Ohio

Okober Fest on Put-in-Bay - October 10 - 11

Not one we've been, too but if there is a way we can swing this - the Hubs and I will be trying sans kids!

Spooky Pooch Parade - October 17

This parade of pooches is in Lakewood at Kaufman park. How can anyone resist cute dogs in costume!

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME - October 21 - 25

I adore the circus. I can't help it but I do and this may be the last time you will be able to see elephants in the acts. I have such mixed emotions about this. They've always been my favorite even though I feel bad for them. Anywhoo! I will be giving away tickets closer to the event and you can see our experience from last year's performance

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ColorFall at the Botanical Gardens now until November 1 and Boo-tanicl Bash October 24

Fall in the garden is simply gorgeous. It is a must for anyone in Northeast Ohio or are planning a visit.

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Beriswill Farms Corn Maze

Beriswill Farms Family Corn Maze coupon (up to 8 people) $25! @usfg #thisiscle

Beriswill Farms has been located in Valley City since 1955 and raising a wide range of agriculture products: corn, soybeans, berries, vegetables, pumpkins and beef cattle. In recent years, the focus has shifted more to vegetable farming to meet the needs of a growing Medina County.

This weekend kicks off the start of their corn maze! Discover a maze in a cornfield of great family fun! Help us save Farmer Joe by playing the Farm Scene Investigation game! Whether you're 5 or 85, our corn maze offers a challenging and fun adventure that inspires creativity and teamwork.

Fun attractions include a state of the art Corn Maze, Animals on the farm, Corn "sandbox", more mazes, Hayrides and games for any age!

My readers get to save! Family Pack for Corn Maze! - This coupon is good for admission for up to 8 people for only $25!

What are your favorite fall activities?

For more events to add to your to-do list take a look at my weekly list of events - a new post every Wednesday!

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