If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for family friendly fall fun, this list is for you! Below you’ll find details on 100 things to do in Northeast Ohio this fall!
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100 Things to Do in Northeast Ohio this Fall
Get outside, enjoy some fresh air and Pick Apples at a Local Apple Orchard
Looking for some good old fashioned fun on the farm? Browse through the list of over 40 area Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes & Hayrides
Enjoy the fun at an annual Fall Festival with pumpkin carving contests, s’mores, caramel apples and more.
Many counties also organize farm tours during the fall months. In years past this has included Lorain, Stark and Wayne Counties. Subscribe to the Northeast Ohio Family Fun weekly newsletter to be notified of the weekends they occur this year.
Check out the Family Friendly Halloween Events & Activities and let your kids don their Halloween costumes again and again. Note: This event listing is updated yearly with current information available in mid-September
Find out when your community is having Trick-or-Treat this year. Note: This event listing is updated yearly with current information available in early October.
Head to Cedar Point for their Kids Friendly Halloweekends event.
Or if you have older kids or are planning an adults night out you may want to check out the area Haunted Houses & Halloween Thrills
You can also drive around and enjoy these FREE Halloween Yard Displays like a house transformed into a pirate ship, the transformer house, musical light displays and much more. Note: This event listing is updated yearly with current information available in early October.
Calling all Summit County residents, on specific days during September you can get FREE Admission to the Akron Zoo. You must get your tickets in advance.
Get in FREE at many area museums during FREE Museum Admission Day (Sept 26, 2015).
And the Pro Football Hall of Fame typically host a FREE Kids Friday in November. Details aren’t available yet, but I’ll include the details when they become available. Note: Sign up for the FREE Northeast Ohio Family Fun Newsletter so you don’t miss out
Of course you visit the area Museums & Science Centers at any time for some educational fun!
Go down the HUGE slide at Secrest Arboretum or visit one of the many other Outdoor Gardens & Arboretums across Northeast Ohio
Grab your smart phone, download the free geocaching app and head out on a Geocaching scavenger hunt
Try your hand at Orienteering
Hike to the Waterfall in Akron at the Gorge part of Summit County Metroparks
Cheer on the tribe at a Cleveland Indian’s Game and let the kids enjoy the Kid’s Zone
Let your kids burn off some energy at one of the many featured Parks & Playgrounds.
Sign up for the Cleveland Metroparks Kids Club
Ride on a Canal Boat pulled by a Horse
Wondering what a bicycle poker run is? Read Our Review and see pictures of the canal horses we passed one the tow path.
Observe the changing leaves during one of the Northeast Ohio Fall Foliage Driving Tours
With the cooler temps, you may need to play inside. Enjoy Laser Tag, Inflatables, Trampoline Parks, Roller Skating and more at one of the local Indoor Play Centers.
You could even play a round or two of Glow in the Dark Mini Golf
Many Thanks to Kristian from OhioFestivals.net for providing us with the inside scoop on some of the Unique Festivals Happening this Fall – Note: Monthly Festival details are update at the beginning of each month
Does your child have a birthday party during the summer months? Use the Birthday Party Planning Guide to help make planning a breeze.
Enjoy a free kid’s meal at one of the restaurants that offer Kid’s Eat Free
Head to the Cleveland Museum of Art (it’s always FREE Admission) for their FREE Family Days on the second Sunday of each month.
Take a tour of Harry London’s Chocolate Factory, learn how chocolate is made and get some free samples too
Find out about all the fun events and ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Note: This event listing is updated yearly with current information available in early November
Speaking of Thanksgiving, take the time to create a Thankful Tree with your kids. It’s a fun visual reminder of how many little and big things we can be thankful for.
And for those who like to get their Christmas Tree’s the day after Thanksgiving, check out the list of area Christmas Tree Farms where you can Cut Your Own Christmas Tree. Note: This event listing is updated yearly with current information available in early November
See historical airplanes and more at MAPS Air Museum
Get some great deals on gently used children’s clothing at an area Kid’s Fall/Winter Consignment Sale
So how about you? Are there any locations on the list that you’ve been to before? Attractions you’re hearing about for the first time? I’d love for you to leave a comment about the places on the list you’d recommend or if there are any places you know of that didn’t make the list.
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