Step up to Medina County for end-of-summer and fall fun. Come and enjoy the many great festivals and events offered all year long, especially in the late summer and fall.
The month of August starts off with the Medina County Fair where families can come see farm animals, 4-H programs, bands, antique tractors, a rodeo, motocross, demo derbies, rides, and of course great fair food. Fun for the whole family. If crafts are your thing stop in Medina Square on the second Sunday in August for Affair on the Square Craft Show. Throughout August concerts are held all over the county. Some are free while others will have a charge to attend, but all will be live music you can relax and enjoy. The concerts are tribute bands, jazz, country rock & pop. Contact the visitor’s bureau to see what concerts are planned throughout August & September. On August 27 and September 24 plan a family night out at Buckin Ohio for a rodeo and barrel racing. Call ahead for tickets.
When in town on a Saturday morning stop at a local farmers’ market for fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, frozen meat, bread, and specialty foods. Markets are in Seville, Wadsworth, and Medina, while Brunswick holds theirs on Sunday mornings.
For rail enthusiasts, the Northern Ohio Railway Museum is open on Saturdays. Walk around and in their collection of trolleys, all in different states of renovation. On select dates, take a short trolley ride weather permitting. Check out www.northernohiorailwaymuseum.org for updates and ticket prices.
Medina County Parks are fun places to get out and enjoy the outdoors. The parks offer biking and hiking trails, fishing in some of the lakes, and great programs and activities all year long. See www.medinacountyparks.com. for all the great programs in August and September.
There are spectacular shopping opportunities at the Historic Medina Square, town centers, and out in the country. Unique stores like the Log Cabin Shop cater to the reenactors but have a great used book collection and a small museum showing an early American Kitchen and how it worked. Hollo’s Paper Craft is a great stop for scrapbooking enthusiasts and those looking for great prices on paper, envelopes, and other paper supplies. The Alpaca Boutique offers items specialty items made from Alpaca wool. Root Candles has been a Medina County business for over 150 years, where they have their flagship store offering their candles and home decorations sold from their original factory. The candles are known for burning longer, cleaner, and with fabulous fragrances.
No trip to Medina County is complete without a stop at Castle Noel the World’s largest Christmas Entertainment complex. Open weekends all year long they have thousands of props set pieces and costumes from Christmas movies. They also have New York City Department store Christmas windows, and toys from the 40s-90s. A second business in the lower section of the building is Alien Vacation Freaky 3-D blacklight Mini Golf. Always a great family entertainment. Speaking of family entertainment Foundry Social offers games such as bowling, corn hole, ping pong, pool, and arcade games. It has a brewery and food with High Voltage Karting attached. Brunswick’s Scene 75 has arcade games, indoor carting, indoor mini golf, and laser tag. For food, while enjoying the games there is a food truck alley with three food trucks available for meals and snacks. Medina County is a great place to bring family and friends.
Plan your getaway at https://www.visitmedinacounty.com/.