Memorial Day Parades and Activities in Akron, Ohio Area 2014

Memorial Day weekend is this weekend! Below is a list of Memorial Day Parades and Activities in Akron, Ohio area for 2014.

Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, and Car Show in Green

The annual Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, Pancake Breakfast, and Car Show will take place on Monday, May 26, 2014.  Green Fire will hold a pancake breakfast beginning at 7:00 a.m. at Fire Station #1 (the corner of Massillon and Steese Roads), sponsored by Green Fire Local 2964.

Parade kick-off is at 10:00 a.m. from the Green High School parking lot.  A community picnic immediately follows the Memorial Ceremony. There will also be a car show from noon – 3pm.

Hudson Memorial Day Parade

Make plans to attend the Hudson Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 at 10 am -1:30 pm. Parade starts at ACME Plaza and proceeds down Rts. 303 and 91 to Markillie Cemetery. Sponsored & organized by the American Legion Family.

Bandstand Concert – Hudson Jazz Bands I & II concert is from 7-9pm on the Gazebo Green. For more information call the Bandstand Committee (330) 958-5800.

Kenmore Community Days Parade

The Kenmore Community Days Parade is on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 11am starting at Kenmore High School and ending at festival grounds at Prentiss Park.

Kenmore Fireworks Spectacular

Enjoy the Kenmore Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 9:45pm at Kenmore Community.

1097 Battles Ave
Akron, OH 44314

Free The Monuments Men Movie

Watch The Monuments Men Movie for free at the Cuyahoga Falls Library on Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 2-4 pm.

Cuyahoga Falls Library
2015 Third St.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

New Franklin Memorial Day Parade

Honor and remember our Veterans at the New Franklin Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014 at 10 am.  Parade steps off at 10 A.M. at the Grace Bible Church, 5781 Manchester Road, Akron, Ohio  44319.  Anyone wishing to be in the parade should contact Tami Stefan at 330-882-4324. (No political parties permitted)

5611 Manchester Road
Akron, Ohio 44319

Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale at Aurora Farms Outlets

Make plans to spend the weekend at Aurora Farms Premium Outlets Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale starting Friday, May 23-26, 2014. Enjoy extra Memorial Day Weekend discounts and more!

Aurora Farms Premium Outlets
549 S. Chillicothe Rd.State Route 43
Aurora, OH, 44202
(330) 562-2000

Day Out with Thomas

Spend the Day Out with Thomas with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, May 23 – 25, 2014. Plan to spend at least 3 hours for this fun and activity filled outing.

You can buy tickets now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630 or ordering online.   For more information and directions contact Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad at (800) 468-4070 or visit for the Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 are $18 plus tax for ages two and up.

Marc’s Great American Rib Cook Off & Music Festival

Head on up to Cleveland for Marc’s 20th Annual Great American Rib Cook Off & Music Festival is Friday, May 23-26, 2014. Enjoy free admission on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 3pm. Kids 12 and under are free every day, all day.

Entertainment continues to be FREE with your paid general admission. During its tenure, the four-day grilling showdown has become a meaty community staple symbolizing the start of summer and grilling season in Northeast Ohio. Rib lovers are invited to sample BBQ styles from across the country as 10 professional grilling teams battle for “Greatest Ribs in America,” “Greatest Sauce in America” and the Akron-Canton Airport “People’s Choice” awards.

Parking is available at surrounding lots on the East and West Bank of the Flats.

Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
2014 Sycamore St.
Cleveland, OH, 44113
(440) 247-2722

Cedar Point Free for Military and Discounts for Family

Military members receive free admission to Cedar Point on Memorial Day weekend. All active, retired, and honorably-discharged members with valid ID, including active duty ID, retired personnel ID, VA ID or a copy of DD-214 discharge papers and a photo ID.

Family members of military personnel will also receive a special discount on park admission. They will be able to buy a regular ticket at $38.99, which is $21 less than the normal admission cost.

Military members can also receive free admission into Soak City, which opens Saturday.

Cedar Point
1 Cedar Point Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870

Do you have an Akron, Ohio Memorial Day Event that you would like added?

Please email cindy @ to add your event. Thanks.

For more on what Memorial is all about and how to plan activities at home to teach your kids, check out Beth’s article: Celebrating Memorial Day – It’s More Than Just Summer’s First BBQ!

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