List of coronavirus summer cancellations and closures in Ohio

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(WJW) – The coronavirus pandemic is prompting many municipalities to cancel upcoming Memorial Day and summer events, due to restrictions on large gatherings.

Here’s an updated list of affected events by city:

AKRON:

  • Akron Pride Parade and Festival
  • Akron Marathon summer races
  • All City-sponsored events with an expected attendance of 250 or more, scheduled before September 7, 2020.
  • Friday Night Rock the Lock Series
  • Lock 3 Saturday Night Concerts
  • Lock 3 Festivals, including:
    • Kids Festival (would have been held June 20)
    • Rib, White and Blue (would have been held July 1-4)
    • Italian Festival (would have been held July 9-11)
    • African American Festival (would have been held July 18-19)
    • Taste of Ireland (would have been held August 8)
    • Pizza Festival (would have been held September 4-6)
  • The annual Akron Arts Expo (would have been held July 23-26).
  • Sunday Akron Symphony Orchestra concerts

ALLIANCE

  • 2020 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival 

AVON

BAY VILLAGE

BEACHWOOD

BEREA

  • Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Festival
  • Grindstone festival
  • Live at the lake concert series
  • Community shores and s’mores campout
  • Outdoor movies
  • Family and youth initiative programs
  • All outdoor pools will also remain closed. 

CANTON

CHARDON

  • City recreational events canceled through June
  • Pools and recreational facilities will not open this summer

CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS

  • All city summer programs and camps
  • Cain Park’s summer season
  • Cumberland Pool
  • Youth and adult sports
  • Safety Town 

CONNEAUT

CUYAHOGA SCENIC VALLEY RAILROAD

  • All rides canceled through Sept. 30

GENEVA

KENT

  • No permits issued for events prior to Aug. 1

ORRVILLE

PERRY

ROCKY RIVER

SOLON

  • All special events for 2020 including the city’s Memorial Day celebration, Independence Day Fireworks, Solon Home Days and all remaining Bicentennial events

SOUTH EUCLID

  • Bexley Park Swimming Pool
  • Quarry Park Splash Park
  • City playgrounds
  • City ballfields
  • City dog park

STRONGSVILLE

  • Memorial Day parade and ceremony
  • Fourth of July fireworks
  • Shred Day (which was set for June 13 and can hopefully be rescheduled)
  • Touch a Truck (June 12)
  • Historical Society yard sale (June 25-26)
  • Safety Town
  • Strongsville Community Band Concerts
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Strongsville Rotary’s Duck Race and Kids Fest
  • All city recreation programs through August 31
  • Strongsville City Club Ribs Burnoff

SUMMIT METRO PARKS

  • All events canceled through September

TWINSBURG

WADSWORTH

WOOSTER

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