CLEVELAND (WJW) — Labor Day – A lot of fun stuff to do in NE Ohio.
Here’s a list and info if you go to some of these fun festivities.
Asian Lantern Festival
Through Sept. 16 | Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Originally set to run through Aug. 27, the zoo confirmed the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s ultra lit Asian Lantern Festival is going to last through Sept. 16. This year, there are two options to experience all of the light displays: either walk through or drive through. Find out more in the video above and find tickets right here.
Cleveland National Air Show
Sept. 2-4 | Burke Lakefront Airport
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are coming to this year’s air show to once again bring the awe to the Cleveland skies. On the ground, families can check out planes of all sizes. Just be sure to buy your tickets in advance for this event. Find out more right here.
Geauga County Fair
Aug.31-Sept. 4 | Burton, 14373 North Cheshire Street
Celebrating its 201st year, the Geauga County Fair is back in action and is one of the last Ohio county fairs running this year. The event is offering food, rides, grand stand shows and much more. Find advanced tickets right here. Find FOX 8’s full fair guide right here.
Sept. 1-4, 8-9 | Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Middleburg Heights
Cheers! The annual German-themed event features plenty of beer and sauerkraut, but also Weiner dog races, a bier run, live music and fireworks. Sure, Oktoberfest isn’t celebrated until October in Germany, but why not get into the spirit a little early? Find out more right here.
Hartville Flea Market
Sept. 2 and 4 | Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market
Celebrating 82 years, the Hartville Flea Market is one of those places you can find truly anything and for a fair price … if you’re willing to dig through literal acres of items. Remember: arriving early is key. It opens at 8 a.m. Find out more about the event right here.
St. Rocco Festival
Aug. 31-Sept. 4 | St. Rocco Parish, 3205 Fulton Road
The annual St. Rocco’s Italian festival continues on this Labor Day weekend in Cleveland, and its back at full strength. Yes, this year, expect the return of live music, a casino, a greasy pole contest along with the delicious food. Find out more about times and costs right here.