Summer has arrived and fresh produce, movies and outdoor fun await! Get out and explore with our picks for best events and things to do in June.
Pick Strawberries at a Local Farm
There is nothing quite as tasty as freshly picked berries! Picking season only lasts a few weeks and the strawberries typically ripen in Ohio around the beginning of June. So mark your calendar and check out our list of area farms that offer strawberry picking to find one near you.
Watch a Movie Under the Stars
Warm summer nights bring several unique movie watching opportunities, including Outdoor Movies at local parks. Bring a blanket and enjoy the flick on the big screen. Of course, a heading to a Drive In Movie Theater is another great option. With 9 spots in Northeast Ohio to choose from there is bound to be one near you.
Try a New Park or Playground
Pack a lunch and put on some sunscreen and head out to a few new parks this month. Watch the blimp at Wingfoot Lake State Park. Play and Try the zip line at Kids Quarters Park in Brecksville. Walk the nature trail and take the kids to the playground at Fort Island/Griffiths Park. Slide down the two story slide at Orange Village Community Park.
Take a ride around your neighborhood or load up your bikes and head to one of these paved trails, or the Towpath Trail which spans 87 miles from Cleveland to New Philadelphia. Want a more thrilling adventure, try mountain biking at Hampton Hills Metro Park. Don’t feel like dragging your bikes all over town? Consider renting bikes instead!
Go on a Weekend Trip to Toledo
Schedule a behind the scenes tour at Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, check out the hands-on exhibits at Imagination Station, stop by the family center at the Toledo Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at Fossil Park or experience history at Fort Meigs. Before you plan your trip, make sure to check out our top picks for Things to do in Toledo.
Whether your dad prefers a low key fishing trip, an extreme outdoor adventure or something in between we've got ideas that will make him feel loved and appreciated. Check out our picks for Things to do on Father's Day.
Sign the Kids Up for FREE Fun this Summer
Prevent boredom this summer with these free options. Sign the kids up for the Kids Bowl FREE Program and let them bowl free all summer long and many local bowling alleys. Or you can register for the Kids Skate FREE program offered at local roller rinks. Encourage your kids to read by singing them up for one of the FREE Summer Reading Programs at your local library.
Take a Relaxing Getaway without the Kids
Looking for more ideas & inspiration? Check out our Summer Fun Guide filled with 100+ things to do during the summer season in Ohio.