As the days get longer and warmer, the fun heats up here in Geauga County. You'll find the ideal event to fit your summer plans. Love Parades, food, games and family activities..., Chardon Old Glory Day, Garrettsville Summerfest, Kelly Miller Circus, and Middlefield Summer Fest are events you need to get on your calendar.
Interested in the arts? Come and spend the afternoon at The West Woods Park and take in the Florian K. Lawton: Retrospective Art exhibit, or pack a picnic dinner and enjoy one of Rabbit Run’s live theater productions. Open air concerts on Chardon Square offers music the whole family can enjoy. History and paranormal stories are offered every Thursday night at the Punderson Haunted History Tour.
Whether you are looking for something old or something new you will find it at the 22nd Annual Flea Market On The Square, Mesopotamia Ox Roast & Antique Market, Saturdays in the Country or the Burton Antiques Market. Interested in healthy cooking? Chances are Geauga Fresh Farmers' Market, Sirna’s Farm Market or the Chardon Square Farmers' Market will have that perfect ingredient. Fresh strawberries from Ridgeview Farm, Sunrise Farm or Patterson Farm will make it impossible not to make some short cake for desert! If some ‘down on the farm’ time more to your liking... June is National Dairy Month and there is no better place to visit than Hastings Dairy in Burton.
If that’s not enough, how about joining the Burton-Middlefield Rotary on a leisurely Motorcycle ride through scenic Geauga county, escorted by Sheriff Dan McClelland, and Midge (the world’s smallest Police Dog!) Plenty of fun activities will take place at the Burton Fairgrounds after the Run for riders & non-riders too!
Summer in Northeast Ohio is a precious time, where the weather is beautiful for such a short time. How will you spend it? Tough decision. There are so many choices, so many options. But why not spend some of your summer where there is something for everybody? A place where everyone can get involved? Why not spend some time here in Geauga County?
Geauga County is the closest Amish Community to Cleveland, Ohio. With an Amish population of just over 14,000 it is the 4th largest Amish settlement in the world. Browse through the information on our Web site to find the best places for dining, lodging, shopping, parks, recreation, art, historical sites and entertainment. If you need additional assistance don't hesitate to call us at 1-800-775-TOUR (8687), or use the form on our Contact Us page.
With the popularity Maple Max, Cat’s Eye Creations has begun a jewelry line featuring our Geauga County ambassador! Jewelry will be available throughout the summer at the Saturdays in the Country, and other craft shows. A portion of all sales will be donated to Geauga County Tourism. For more information or to order your own Maple Max pendant, earrings or key chain call 440-968-3593