From the Fine Art galleries to the arts festivals, artisans have set up shop throughout the county to display and sell their crafts and works of art. On village squares, in small shopping centers, or in private workshops you can find treasure troves of art for sale.
On the canvas of your home, fine craftsmanship and custom design are the hallmarks of our local artisans. When working on the color palette of your garden, be sure to frequent our many nurseries and greenhouses.
Nurseries and garden centers invite you to their seasonal affairs, harvest festivals and instructive workshops. Every spring, the tradition of making maple syrup is celebrated at the Geauga County Maple Festival. From Maple Stirs to carnival rides, this street fair is a family favorite.
The first weekend of August, Geauga Park District hosts the Nature Arts Festival to coincide with the annual Chardon Arts Festival. Both feature local and regional artists.
Enjoy live theater by the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild, as they perform six or more productions each year and also provide workshops for children. On the weekends when there is no live production, this historic theater on Chardon Square presents current feature films.
Find FREE outdoor musical entertainment in the summer months during the Friday night “Concerts in the Park” on Chardon Square, and bi-weekly Saturday evening performances in the Frances Hall Amphitheater in Big Creek Park.
The highlight of Labor Day weekend is always the Great Geauga County Fair, the state’s oldest continuously operating county fair. Kids of all ages will relish the sights, sounds and excitement!
Century Village in Burton, “where history and culture meet,” hosts events all year, which emphasize cultural history. Civil War Reenactments, the Steam Engine Show and the Raccoon County Music Festival are just a few highlights. Step into another time as you experience life in this historic village.
The Calendar of Events lists all activities by month, letting you choose your favorite times to visit.