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Family-Friendly Labor Day Weekend Activities in Northeast Ohio

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Labor Day weekend in Chagrin Valley and surrounding areas is always exciting thanks to a stellar lineup of fun, family-friendly events!

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Here’s a list of events you can check out on Labor Day weekend.


Witness high-speed aircraft blaze across the skies at the Cleveland National Airshow, a Labor Day weekend tradition and one of the oldest annual air shows in the country.

The 2023 Air Show will be headlined by the US Air Force Thunderbirds, who will showcase choreographed flight performances at speeds of up to 500 mph every show day. Other highlights in this year’s show include F-15 Eagle fly-bys from the Louisiana Air National Guard, tactical demonstrations from the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, aerobatic routines from the AeroShell Aerobatic Team, and a mid-air refueling demonstration from a KC-135 Stratotanker.

For tickets and other information, head to this page.


Started in 1823, The Great Geauga County Fair is the oldest county fair in Ohio and one of the longest-running agricultural fairs in the country. Held on Labor Day weekend every year, the annual celebration features a plethora of activities and attractions including amusement rides, games, competitions, live music, over 300 vendors and concessionaires, and a spectacular lineup of shows including a demolition derby, a truck and tractor pull, and a rodeo.

Get your tickets to this year’s county fair by visiting this page.


Held at the historic Hale Farm & Village, the Made in Ohio Art & Craft Festival brings together many of the finest Ohio artisans for a fun-filled Labor Day weekend event.

It’s a terrific opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind finds created by talented local painters, illustrators, potters, carvers, jewelry makers, and crafters. In addition to arts and crafts booths, the festival will have a wide selection of food vendors and kiosks serving local wines and craft beers.

Visitors can also catch performances from local Ohio musicians, magicians, and storytellers, as well as a special performance from the Akron Symphonic Winds on Sunday, September 3 at 1pm.


Stop by Hofbrauhaus Cleveland on Sunday during Labor Day weekend to join an Oktoberfest-themed family day with fun activities and a sumptuous brunch buffet! Kids can get glitter tattoos, join a craft workshop, and enjoy a live animal show hosted by Jungle Terry during this special event.

Visit Hofbrauhaus Cleveland’s website for more information.


There’s no better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend than by spending time outdoors and reconnecting with nature! Families looking forward to an unforgettable adventure are spoiled for choice thanks to the many terrific camping destinations throughout Chagrin Valley. Many campgrounds host fun activities over Labor Day weekend including games, arts and crafts workshops, cook-offs, scavenger hunts, and fishing competitions.

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Check out our previous blogs for more fun activities for families and kids!

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