Labor Day Weekend Events in Northeast Ohio


Labor Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Below you’ll find details on many Labor Day Events taking place across Northeast Ohio.  Be sure to visit our Ultimate List of Things to do with Kids in Northeast Ohio for even more ideas and inspiration!

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Cleveland National Air Show at Burke Lakefront Airport

Highlights include: US Navy Blue Angels Jet Demonstration Team, The Golden Knights elite parachute team, Metro Life Flight, interactive ground displays, educational exhibits, kid-friendly activities, planes and more.  Tour unique aircraft, help pack a parachute, get a picture with a pilot and a day-long festival of flying, food and outdoor fun. {Find Out More}
When: August 30 – Sept 1, 2014; Schedule of events
Where: Burke Lake Front Airport, Cleveland Ohio
Cost: General Admission Tickets can be purchased at the gate, or at any Cleveland Discount Drug Mart Location  Ticket Prices

FREE Labor Day Air-A-Fair

Join the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland for family fun at Whiskey Island, in conjunction with the Cleveland Air Show.  The day will include entertainment, games and activities for all ages, food, fun and more, all while watching the Air Show from Whiskey Island’s premier lakeside location. {Find Out More}
When: Saturday, August 30, 2014; noon-6pm
Where: Whiskey Island
Cost: FREE

FREE North Shore AFL-CIO Labor Day Festival

Enjoy Live Musical, Vendors a Kids Pavilion with enterainment by Jungle Bob, Balloon Bender Dave, Face Painting, Tattoo Artisits and a Bounce House. {Find Out More}
When: Saturday, August 30, 2014 10am-4pm Kids Pavilion is noon-3pm
Where: 6161 Engle Rd Brook Park, OH 44142
Cost: FREE Admission

FREE Little Green Choo Rides with Lorain County Metroparks

Children and adults can take a ride on this little train during select dates throughout the year.  It travels along an asphalt trail and winds through fields and forest. {Find Out More}
When: Aug 30 & 31, 2014; 1pm-3pm
Where: Carlisle Reservation Train Station
Cost: FREE

FREE Super Hero Spectacular Cleveland Pops Orchestra Concert and Fireworks Show

Enjoy appearances and skits by live, fully-costumed Super Heroes from the nonprofit Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio.  The Cleveland Pops Orchestra will incorporate the Super Heroes into their musical performance.  The evening will end with a star-spangled extravaganza complete with fireworks. {Find Out More}
When: Saturday August 30, 2014; 5:15pm-9pm
Where: Ely Square 131 Court Street Elyria, OH 44035
Cost: FREE Admission

Spend the Day at an area Pool, Water Park or Sprayground

Labor Day weekend is usually the last weekend that many of the local pools, water parks and sprayground are open until next year.  Don’t miss your last opportunity to cool off.  Note: Be sure to confirm hours on each of the locations listed below.  Some are limited due to it being the end of the season.

Spraygrounds & Splashpads – Details on over 40 splash pad across Northeast Ohio.  And many are FREE to use.

Local Beaches – Even though we’re miles from the ocean, there are still some nice beaches in Northeast Ohio and a number open for the season this weekend.

Outdoor Water ParksMemorial Day typically marks the start of swimming pool season.  Here’s details on local outdoor water parks.

Labor Day Weekend Festivals

There are many festivals taking place over labor day weekend.  Here is just a sample of the fun to be had.  Visit for a comprehensive list.

Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest – Aug 29 – Sept 1
FREE Labor Day Air-A-Fair – Aug 30
FREE North Shore AFL-CIO Labor Day Festival – Aug 30
Made in Ohio Craft Festival at Hale Farm & Village – Aug 31
FREE Lorain County Labor Day Festival –  Aug 31
FREE Taste of Hudson – Aug 31 – Sept 1
FREE Great Trail Festival – Aug 30 – Sept 1
Gross Schechter Day School 22nd Annual Totally Kosher Rib Burn Off – Sept 1

Head to a County Fair

The following country fairs are taking place over Labor Day weekend.  Enjoy live musical entertainment, Midway games and rides, Exhibits and Demonstrations, Children’s activities and more.  Use the links below to find out the complete event schedule for each fair.

Stark County Fair – Aug 26 – Sept 1
Geauga County Fair – Aug 28 – Sept 1
Canfield Fair – Aug 27 – Sept 1, 2014

Find out more about these and other Upcoming Fairs across NE Ohio

FREE Labor Day Celebration at Lake Anna in Barberton

Check out theses Labor Day Celebrations taking place in Barberton over Labor Day Weekend.

FREE Riverfront Cruise-in in Cuyahoga Falls

Take the family out on Labor Day to check out the Riverfront Cruise In, n car show with musical entertainment in Cuyahoga Falls.  The event is very close to the FREE Interactive Fountains in Cuyahoga Falls, so you may want to bring some swim suits for the kids!
When: Monday, Sept 1, 2014; 5pm-9pm
Where: Falls River Square – 2200 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls , Ohio 44221
Cost: FREE

Annual Labor Day Weekend Hartville Flea Market Special

Labor Day weekend is one of the largest weekends at Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market.  There will be hundreds of outdoor vendors to choose from. {Find Out More}
When: Thursday, August 28 through Monday, September 1, 2014 (Closed Sunday)
Where: 1289 Edison St. NW Hartville, Ohio 44632
Cost: FREE Admission

Other Fun Options

Spend the Weekend Camping – Many Northeast Ohio Campgrounds are hosting fun activities over Labor Day Weekend including, glow hayrides, kids games & activities, arts & crafts, animal shows, fishing contests and much more.

FREE Outdoor Summer Concerts – Enjoy musical entertainment, fresh air and quality time together as a family.

Ultimate List of Things to Do with Kids in Northeast Ohio - Need more ideas and inspiration?  Check out our lengthy list of fun things to do in the region.

As usual if you know of a fun event that isn’t listed please leave a comment below or send me an email.  Thanks!

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