Cleveland Fall Festivals – Fall 2021 OH Events

Cleveland Garlic Festival - Cleveland, OH - Aug 28 to Aug 29, 2021
Live bands, Top Chef Grill Off Competition, parade, pageant, and opening preview party. Kids activities including rock climbing, tastings, garlic growing, and chalk art classes.

Cleveland Pickle Fest - Broadview Heights, OH - Aug 28 to Aug 28, 2021
Kick off Pickle Fest with a 5k run or community bike ride. Finish directly into the fest where you can sample pickle-flavored items and get your dill on. Live music, pickle eating contest, and vendors all day.

St. Andrew Ukranian Fall Festival - Parma, OH - Sep 4 to Sep 5, 2021
Ukrainian cuisine, tortes, raffles, live music, children’s area, free parking and admission

Cleveland National Air Show - Cleveland, OH - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2021
Tour aircraft, pack a parachute, watch aerial displays and kids zone.

Milan Melon Festival - Milan, OH - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2021
Annual event for 55+ years. Parade, Melon Festival Queen and beautiful baby contests, road race, food and craft vendors, and other entertainment.

Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 17, 2021
It showcases regional, national and international urban culture as well as providing a platform for talented minority independent filmmakers, screenwriters and actors of greater Cleveland.

Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show - Independence, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 12, 2021
Four days of pinball, arcade games, toys and more set on free play.

Mantua Potato Festival - Mantua, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 12, 2021
Enjoy potatoes, including the “world’s largest pierogi,” beer/wine garden, contests, live entertainment and other fun for three days.

SkunkFest - North Ridgeville, OH - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2021
A gathering of skunk lovers.Vendors, music, raffles, speakers, food, contests and more

Elyria Apple Festival - Elyria, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021

Crocker Park Wine Festival - Westlake, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2021
Features musical entertainment and over 150 wines at a benefit for health related charities in Cuyahoga County and elsewhere.

Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2021
A multicultural celebrating cultural and artistic diversity at Lincoln Park. The event includes over 130 vendors featuring artist selling their paintings, sculptures, jewelry, etc.; live music and dance performances; beer & wine garden; children’s village, and more. Free admission

Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival - Lorain, OH - Sep 18 to Sep 18, 2021

Barberton Mum Fest - Barberton, OH - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2021
Over one million blooms of mums annually at Lake Anna Park. Free admission and parking, potted mum sale, family entertainment, arts & crafts, kids activities and more.

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival - Huntsburg, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
A free family day in the country with free admission, free and free parking, games, entertainment and attractions.

Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival - Jefferson, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Annual event for 30+ years. Drive yourself tours, parade, quilt show, crafts, farmers market, kids’ rides/games, contests and other entertainment. $5 parking fee per car. Enjoy both the shortest and longest covered bridges in America

Burton Apple Butter Festival - Burton, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Century Village Museum hosts a apple butter festival, their largest event of the year, with copper kettles of fresh apple butter, artisans, music, great food, tours and more!

Woolybear - Vermillion, OH - Oct 10 to Oct 10, 2021
The Woollybear Festival areas consist of entertainment, food booths, craft booths, and merchant sales. Woollybear T-shirts, Woollybear sweatshirts, and Woollybear hats will be available at the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce stand. Various entertainers are at the main stage throughout the day. Parade with commentary by Dick Goddard of Fox 8 (whose idea lead to the creation of this event) occurs at the reviewing stand.

Hiram House Pumpkin Festival - Chagrin Falls, OH - Oct 10 to Oct 10, 2021
Food and balloons, pumpkins and mums, plus all-day activities with a wristband like archery, bounce house, candle dipping, cookie decorating, haunted hay maze, sand art, pony rides, petting zoo, slime making, tie dye, face painting and more!

Tchaikovsky’s Winter Dreams by the Cleveland Orchestra - Cleveland, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 14, 2021
Enjoy the Cleveland Orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 in G minor (“Winter Dreams”)

A Garden Holiday at the Cleveland Botanical Garden - Cleveland, OH - Nov 20 to Jan 2, 2022
A Garden Holiday will delight the senses and transport visitors into a holiday wonderland filled with the colorful plants and towering trees that bring the most festive time of year to life. Visitors will be surrounded by beautiful holiday plants and trees from evergreen conifers to poinsettias in shades of white, pink, and red. Popular traditions return including dozens of trees decorated by more than 30 Affiliate Garden Clubs from Northeast Ohio and candy-coated gingerbread houses assembled by bakers from across the community. In the Ellipse, visitors will be greeted with a stunning 16-foot-tall holiday tree with handcrafted decorations by a local artisan – a delightful background for holiday photos.

Cleveland Turkey Trot - Cleveland, OH - Nov 25 to Nov 25, 2021
40th anniversary run, starts at Williard Park for either a 5 mile, 5K or 1 mile run on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Polka Party Weekend - Independence, OH - Nov 26 to Nov 28, 2021
Holiday Inn Cleveland South hosts a weekend of polka including 15 bands and entertainers, three days of dancing, polka brunch, and more.

A Christmas Carol at the Ohio Theater - Cleveland, OH - Nov 26 to Dec 23, 2021

Winterfest and Tree Lighting Ceremony - Cleveland, OH - Nov 27 to Feb 27, 2022
Opening weekend has free, family-friendly festivities begin at 4 p.m., with a lighting ceremony and fireworks starting at 6 p.m. The event will include musical performances and appearances from Santa Claus, live and interactive visual-arts demonstrations, skating, carriage rides, food trucks, fire pits and more. Check out other programming on select Saturdays between Dec. 4 and Feb. 27

Home for the Holidays with the Cleveland Pops - Cleveland, OH - Nov 28 to Nov 28, 2021
Enjoy all your favorite music of the season. Santa and local animal shelters in the lobby.