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Northeast Ohio Lavender Trail

Northeast Ohio Lavender Trail

05/06/2021 1:14PM CDT

May 2021 -- Warm summer days are almost here and it's the perfect time to start planning your trip to pick fresh Lavender on the Northeast Ohio Lavender Trail!Read More

Mother’s Day Buffet & Meals

Mother’s Day Buffet & Meals

04/28/2021 7:04AM CDT

April 2021 -- It's the day all about MOM! Treat your Mother, Grandmother, or just that special lady in your life to a delicious meal. Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Fun

Memorial Day Weekend Fun

04/26/2021 8:30AM CDT

May 2021 - Memorial Day is the official kickoff to the summer and many are excited to have pools opened, the unofficial kickoff to summer, and a highly anticipated long weekend. Here are just a few of the fun activities you and your family can enjoy!Read More

Easter Buffets & Special Holiday Meals

Easter Buffets & Special Holiday Meals

03/16/2021 7:06AM CDT

March 2021 - We feel ya, cooking on a holiday just does not sound fun, especially this year! Don't worry, there are a plethora of prepared meals that can be purchased and taken home to heat & serve or are ready to eat in-person at restaurants.Read More

Stark11: 11 Places Kids Can Eat FREE

Stark11: 11 Places Kids Can Eat FREE

02/24/2021 7:44AM CST

February 2021-It’s almost the summer, which means you will be traveling with your kids! Not only will your kids love these restaurants, but so will your wallet! Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

02/18/2021 9:23AM CST

February 18, 2021 -Whether you have a bit o’ Irish in you or green is your favorite color—there are events for all ages happening this month of March for St. Patrick’s Day in Stark County. Everything from Irish cultural experiences, family fun events, and plenty of green beer to go around.Read More

Free, Fun, & Safe in Stark County

Free, Fun, & Safe in Stark County

02/16/2021 12:26PM CST

February 16, 2021 – Warmer days are ahead, and its time to start planning for affordable Spring Break fun to do lots of activities with family and friends! Having fun doesn't mean that you have to break the bank -- so explore some of these activities. Read More

Stark11: 11 Best Happy Hours in Stark County

Stark11: 11 Best Happy Hours in Stark County

02/12/2021 10:31AM CST

February 2021 -- Whether you've had a long day at work or you just plain feel like it, there's always a good reason for Happy Hour, and Stark County has no shortage of them. Check out 11 happiest hotspots around Stark County. Read More

Most Instagrammable In Canton

Most Instagrammable In Canton

01/29/2021 7:00AM CST

January 2021 -- Looking to capture that perfect picture on your visit to Canton/Stark County? Check out the most Instagramable spots in Canton. Read More

Stark11: 11 Places to Enjoy Chocolate in Stark County

Stark11: 11 Places to Enjoy Chocolate in Stark County

01/07/2021 4:08AM CST

March 2021 - Are you a fan of dark chocolate or milk chocolate? Caramel filled or peanut cluster? Chocolate ice cream anyone or are you more of a chocolate covered popcorn fan? You have the cravings and we have the delicious CHOCOLATE here in Stark County!Read More

21 for 2021

21 for 2021

12/16/2020 3:25PM CST

January 2021 -- This year, instead of making a New Year’s Resolution list, make a list of 21 experiences you want to accomplish by the end of 2021. Read More

Winter Break Fun in Stark County

Winter Break Fun in Stark County

12/11/2020 7:37AM CST

January 2021 - Kids are home from school, the whole family has cabin fever, and you are looking for safe, socially distanced options for family fun? We have you covered!Read More

Holiday Meals

Holiday Meals

12/02/2020 2:14PM CST

December 2020 -- Whether you are traveling through the area, want to send a meal to a loved one, or just want to let someone else do the cooking, check out these great restaurants offering heat & serve meals to take home to share!Read More

Seasonal Sweets & Treats

Seasonal Sweets & Treats

12/02/2020 11:14AM CST

December 3, 2020 -- Stark County is home to dozens of delicious dessert shops, beloved ice cream shops, handcrafted candy spots and specialty coffee shops. Explore the delicious flavors of the season at some of the sweetest spots in Stark County. Read More

Make & Takes at Home

Make & Takes at Home

11/20/2020 3:40AM CST

November 20, 2020 -- Creative juices flowing? Order an activity kit online from one of the local make and take retailers.Read More

Stark County Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Meals

Stark County Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Meals

11/01/2020 11:57AM CST

October 20, 2020- Whether you are traveling through the area, have a large group of people to feed, or just want to let someone else do the cooking, check out these great restaurants offering buffets on site or ready-made meals to take home to share!Read More

Local Trick-or Treating Times for Stark County

Local Trick-or Treating Times for Stark County

10/12/2020 8:04AM CDT

September 18, 2020— It's sure to be a spook-tacular time this Halloween! Now's the time to dress up as your favorite superheroes or princesses. Check out our most up-to date list of local Trick-or-Treat times! Read More

Things to Do This Columbus Day with Kids

Things to Do This Columbus Day with Kids

10/01/2020 11:02AM CDT

October 2, 2020- The kids have off of school and you have to find a way to entertain them. Here are ways to entertain your kids, your neighbors’ kids, or your inner kid at heart this Columbus Day in Stark County! Read More

Fall Fun & Pumpkin Pickin

Fall Fun & Pumpkin Pickin

08/27/2020 1:32PM CDT

August 27, 2020- It’s almost everyone’s favorite season—FALL! The time when everyone falls into love with everything pumpkin spice, corn mazes, apple cider, and pumpkin picking. Check out all of the fall fun that are happening in Stark County!Read More

Labor Day Weekend Fun

Labor Day Weekend Fun

08/01/2020 3:49PM CDT

August 31, 2020 - A long weekend with sunny, warm weather are in the forecast! This may feel like the unofficial last weekend of summer for many, so make sure to get out and make the most out of it. Read More

Tax Free Shopping Days

Tax Free Shopping Days

07/31/2020 7:17AM CDT

July 31, 2020 -- Are you ready to shop til you drop – tax free? The state of Ohio has joined many of its neighbors to bring you a tax free shopping weekend in honor of back to school shopping! Sales Tax Holiday in Ohio begins on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.Read More

Celebrate the Hall of Fame City

Celebrate the Hall of Fame City

07/28/2020 2:26PM CDT

July 28, 2020 – The Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class Enshrinement Weekend may have been postponed until 2021, but we are still celebrating the Hall of Fame City with these safe, at home activities. Read More

National Ice Cream Day Bucket List for Stark County

National Ice Cream Day Bucket List for Stark County

07/13/2020 10:59AM CDT

July 13, 2020- “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream” is the chorus to our childhood summer memories! We are still all children at heart, and with the warm temperatures this summer, what a better to cool down then to indulge in an ice cream treat? Sunday, July 19 is National Ice Cream Day, so here is a list of some of the best places to get ice cream in Stark County!Read More

Celebrations for the 4th of July

Celebrations for the 4th of July

06/17/2020 9:25AM CDT

2020 - This weekend is all about the Red, White, and Blue! Whether you are visiting Canton or you are from Canton—we have all of the summer fun activities and special events that are happening!Read More

Summer Guide to Camping

Summer Guide to Camping

05/20/2020 9:59AM CDT

April 2021 -- Enjoy the great outdoors while you're in Stark County by camping under the stars. Whether you're into primitive camping or glamping or somewhere in between, there's a place for every adventurer. Read More

Create Your Own Outdoor Oasis

Create Your Own Outdoor Oasis

04/15/2020 2:32PM CDT

April 15, 2020 – Birds are chirping, flowers blooming, and the sun is shining! We are heading into warmer months here in Northeast Ohio, so now is the time to create you own outdoor oasis. Check out what some of our local home improvement stores and garden centers special hours are, so you can spend this time creating your own outdoor oasis. Read More

Online Shopping Specials

Online Shopping Specials

03/20/2020 3:15PM CDT

March 20, 2020 – What better time to score a great deal on something you have had your eye on for a while, start your holiday shopping early this year, or just support a local business! Read More

Virtual Visits With Local Museums

Virtual Visits With Local Museums

03/18/2020 11:11AM CDT

March 18, 2020 - As the community works together to keep COVID-19 at bay, Stark and Tuscarawas County museums have organized to present their collections to audiences in the comfort and safety of their homes. Read More

FREE Spring Break Fun

FREE Spring Break Fun

02/28/2020 8:05AM CST

March 1, 2020- Whether you are a local to Stark County or you are looking for a road trip of family fun—here is your to-do list of family fun for Spring Break that is not going to break the bank! There is so much to explore that will keep both you and the kids entertained all week long.Read More

Restaurant Madness

Restaurant Madness

02/24/2020 2:04PM CST

February 25, 2020 -- Join us in the ultimate showdown this March to determine the winner of the 2020 Restaurant Madness: Wing Showdown! Read More

President’s Day: Events To Entertain the Kids

President’s Day: Events To Entertain the Kids

02/07/2020 9:17AM CST

February 7, 2020- The kids are off, you have a long weekend, and you want to make sure no one is complaining that they are bored! Head to the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum to honor our 25th President, and then check out one of these other events! Read More

6 MLK Day Kids Activities

6 MLK Day Kids Activities

01/15/2020 7:49AM CST

January 15, 2020 - The kids have off of school this Martin Luther King Day and begging you for something to do? Start off by explaining to them the significance of the day and here are 6 ideas of fun activities to do with the kids this Martin Luther King Day 2020 in Stark County!Read More

Hartville Kitchen Announces Their Beloved Dinner Shows

Hartville Kitchen Announces Their Beloved Dinner Shows

01/03/2020 7:23AM CST

January 3, 2020 -- Experience the warm atmosphere and delicious food Hartville Kitchen has to offer while enjoying a great concert or show! Get up close and personal with some of the biggest entertainers around. Bring your family to Hartville to celebrate traditions and create new memories.Read More

Visit Canton: A Year in Review

Visit Canton: A Year in Review

12/20/2019 1:57PM CST

December 20, 2019 -- 2019 has been a year of travel and memories made in Stark County. From the brand-new boutique hotel, The Casa and the The Still House and Distillery opening at Gervasi Vineyard, the Class of 2019 was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the second year of the Pigskin’s Pals program and so much more. See below to check out what you loved the most on our @visitcanton social media pages, blogs, and website this year!Read More

Holiday Light Displays

Holiday Light Displays

11/11/2019 9:28AM CST

November 11, 2019 -- Remember the days when you would drive around your neighborhood in your PJs looking at Holiday Lights? Check out one or all of these beautiful light displays throughout Stark County!Read More

Holiday Hoopla

Holiday Hoopla

10/30/2019 2:46PM CDT

October 30, 2019 – Looking for a Holiday Experience for your family, date night, or day out with friends? We have the tickets to all of the hottest holiday events. For the next four weeks we will be giving away tickets for Holiday Happenings all throughout Stark County. Read More

Day After Thanksgiving Fun For the Whole Family

Day After Thanksgiving Fun For the Whole Family

10/23/2019 11:22AM CDT

October 22, 2019- Day After Thanksgiving: Loathing over all the loads of turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and green bean casserole you ate the day before, arguing about politics with family, thinking about how much you need a nap, and Black Friday Shopping! Even though we all love all of the above, sometimes we want to get away from all the madness. Here’s a few great events to entertain the whole family that day after Thanksgiving!Read More

Divergent Sounds Series Returns

Divergent Sounds Series Returns

09/18/2019 12:47PM CDT

September 17, 2019 -- Hear Canton Symphony Orchestra musicians perform with some of the region’s most popular musicians in these intimate concerts at Zimmerman Symphony Center. Read More

Downtown Canton Restaurant Week

Downtown Canton Restaurant Week

08/23/2019 1:08PM CDT

August 29, 2019 – Get ready, get set, LET’S EAT! Downtown Canton Restaurant Week will take place September 16-21 with more than 15+ participants. Read More

Museum Day Live!: Get FREE Admission to Stark County Museums

Museum Day Live!: Get FREE Admission to Stark County Museums

08/18/2019 8:48AM CDT

August 30, 2019- Receive FREE admission as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s “Museum Day Live!” on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Participating Stark County Museums include Canton Museum of Art, McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Read More

9 Things YOU Must Do Before Back-To-School in Stark County

9 Things YOU Must Do Before Back-To-School in Stark County

07/30/2019 4:18PM CDT

July 30, 2019 - Believe it or not…the big yellow bus will be turning the corner and the kids will be heading back to school! It seems like summer flew by so quickly, but don’t worry there is still plenty of time to get in those summer activities before the kids go back. Here are the 9 things you and your kids HAVE to do before summer is over!Read More

Your Insider’s Guide to Everything Canton #PFHOF

Your Insider’s Guide to Everything Canton #PFHOF

07/18/2019 3:30PM CDT

July 18, 2019- Get ready for some football and celebrations in Canton, Ohio July 31-August 5! Being a Cantonian and a huge football fan my whole life, I want to make sure you get the absolute best experience and you don’t miss any of the fun! No matter what team you cheer for on the field, these celebrations bring people together for one reason: FOOTBALL. Read More

What’s Happening in Canton Enshrinement Week: Football. Family Fun. Music. Arts.

What’s Happening in Canton Enshrinement Week: Football. Family Fun. Music. Arts.

07/12/2019 12:11PM CDT

July 9, 2019 - Whether you are in town for Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls or coming to explore Canton with family and friends--you don't need to ask what there is to do; we have the complete list! Check out everything that is happening in Canton and surrounding communities July 31st through August 5, 2019.Read More

Summer Happenings at Gervasi Vineyard

Summer Happenings at Gervasi Vineyard

05/30/2019 12:36PM CDT

May 29, 2019 – Days are heating up and nights are getting longer! It’s time to plan your summer fun, and why not spend it at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, Ohio! Read More

Pigskin’s Adventure Bingo

05/15/2019 10:31AM CDT

May 15, 2020 -- Pigskin misses all of his friends and wants to go on an ADVENTURE with you this summer! From June 1 until July 6, 2020, we encourage families to participate in a fun activity, snap a picture with Pigskin, then tag @VisitCanton with at least five photos to be entered to win a Family Membership to Beech Creek Gardens. Read More

Summer Serenades in the Park Returns!

Summer Serenades in the Park Returns!

05/07/2019 4:23PM CDT

May 7, 2019 -- Enjoy a free, family-friendly series, so pack your picnic, bring your favorite lawn chairs or blanket, and enjoy music in one of your favorite parks around Stark County!Read More

Canton Summer Festival Guide

Canton Summer Festival Guide

04/17/2019 9:33AM CDT

April 17, 2019 -- With warm weather, live music, delicious food, arts, cultural experiences, entertainment for the kids (and kids at heart!) and celebrations of greatness, from May until September, you will find yourself exploring your way through Stark County!Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Trolls Have Escaped In Downtown Alliance!

BREAKING NEWS: Trolls Have Escaped In Downtown Alliance!

04/13/2019 10:29AM CDT

April 13, 2019- All was calm at the Troll Hole Museum, then all of a sudden 17 trolls escaped and are on the loose on Main Street in Downtown Alliance! Join the hunt on April 27th from 10AM until 5PM for Troll Mania on Main—and locate the trolls to be entered to win awesome prizes!Read More

Stark11: 11 Places to Buy a Prom Dress in Stark County

Stark11: 11 Places to Buy a Prom Dress in Stark County

03/05/2019 6:50AM CST

March 5, 2019- Will you go to Prom with me? Check yes or no. Asking one another to prom has become just a little more extravagant these days—but shopping for a prom dress just got a little easier! The ladies in your life wanting the most unique dress at their dance that fits your budget? Make sure to check out these 11 places in Stark County to get the Prom Dress (or Pageant/Bridal/Bridesmaid) of your dreams!Read More

12 Days of Kids-Mas

12 Days of Kids-Mas

12/03/2018 11:33AM CST

December 3, 2018 – Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your little ones in your family & friends, but not really sure what to get them? We are here to help! For the next 12 Days we will be giving away prizes that are perfect gifts for children 12 & under and give you ideas for your last-minute shopping! Read More

Your Holiday To-Do List | Massillon, OH

Your Holiday To-Do List | Massillon, OH

11/15/2018 10:08AM CST

November 15, 2018 – Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Clause is coming to town and he’s bringing holiday cheer to Downtown Massillon this year. The City of Massillon, Downtown Massillon Association, Massillon Main Street, Massillon Parks & Recreation Department, and many local attractions will be hosting a plethora of family-friendly events, community celebrations, and holiday displays this season. Check out the full list of things to do this holiday season!Read More

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium To Host Bands of America Regional Championships

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium To Host Bands of America Regional Championships

09/28/2018 11:42AM CDT

September 28, 2018- The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Music for All will present the 2018 Bands of America Northeast Ohio Regional Championship marching band competition on Saturday, October 13 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium at Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village. The 2018 Bands of America Northeast Ohio Regional Championship is presented by Yamaha.Read More

Canton Art Call

Canton Art Call

09/21/2018 2:13PM CDT

September 21, 2018 -- Head to 6th Street in Downtown Canton to see artwork from all over the world! Public vote determines the $5000 first place, $1000 second place and $500 third place winners but you must come vote at the exhibit. Read More

Boo-tastic Fun This October in Canton

Boo-tastic Fun This October in Canton

09/20/2018 2:14PM CDT

September 20, 2019- Crisp leaves are falling, pumpkins are being picked, kids are dressing in their Halloween costumes, and the Pumpkin Spice craze has hit an all-time high! Whether you are looking for a frightening experience to make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck or a family friendly event, there is something for everything throughout the month of October!Read More

Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market Opens “South Side Market”

Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market Opens “South Side Market”

08/02/2018 10:57AM CDT

July 31, 2018- Who doesn’t love shopping? Well, now who doesn’t love shopping for fresh produce, meats, cheeses, delicious foods 6 days a week? Grocery shopping at your favorite locally owned market? Indoor shopping experience that is perfect for the whole family? It’s your time to explore the BRAND NEW South Side Market at Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market! Read More

Beech Creek Gardens Opens New Nature Playground

Beech Creek Gardens Opens New Nature Playground

06/21/2018 3:52PM CDT

June 21, 2018-- Have you been to Beech Creek Gardens recently? If your answer is yes, you know how absolutely amazing all of the hands on activities are there, for all ages. If your answer is no, then YOU NEED TO GET THERE! With the recent opening of the Nature Playce, the interactive nature playscape, there is so many more things to explore! Read More

Father’s Day Fun

Father’s Day Fun

06/05/2018 9:11AM CDT

June 7, 2018 | Dad’s love that new tie and the #1 Dad shirt you get him every year for Father’s Day, but why not make a memory with your Dad this year? Read More

30 Summer Fun Things You MUST Do This Summer in Canton

30 Summer Fun Things You MUST Do This Summer in Canton

05/30/2018 2:44PM CDT

May 30, 2018-We have made it to Memorial Day, kids are getting out of school, vacations on your brain, and you are starting to plan summer fun activities for all ages. There are so many activities that you must explore in Canton, Ohio and its surrounding communities all throughout Stark County. Here are just a few of the top must do activities and events! Read More

Minerva Jazz Festival Celebrates Art & Local Music

Minerva Jazz Festival Celebrates Art & Local Music

05/09/2018 2:43PM CDT

May 10, 2018- The Brick Street Art & Jazz Festival is a yearly event taking place on the historic North Market Avenue in Minerva, Ohio on Saturday, May 19th from 10AM until 7PM. The FREE festival integrates jazz students and popular jazz musicians and a day filled with the arts! Read More

Bridal Shows & Open Houses: Just in Time for Wedding Planning Season

Bridal Shows & Open Houses: Just in Time for Wedding Planning Season

01/15/2018 10:16AM CST

January 15, 2018- With so many decisions from a venue, entertainment, food, flowers, dresses, tuxes, wedding bands, and so much more, many are asking themselves where to start. Have no fear, with all of these bridal shows and event space open houses, you are sure to feel much more at ease with your wedding planning decisions. Read More

Holiday Tree Lightings Kick Off The Holidays in Stark County

Holiday Tree Lightings Kick Off The Holidays in Stark County

11/22/2017 9:16AM CST

November 21, 2017- The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to herald its arrival than with a grand holiday tree lighting and community celebration? You don't have to travel far this season to spend a magical evening with your family and friends!Read More

Shop Local: Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday Specials Throughout Stark County

Shop Local: Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday Specials Throughout Stark County

11/14/2017 11:33AM CST

November 14, 2017-Sometimes shopping for everyone on your list can become overwhelming with the amount of presents you have to buy this year, standing in long lines, or taking the chance that they will not have the sweater size you are looking for? Shop local this holiday season and end up with unique items for everyone on your list and check out these great deals to save some cash!Read More

Celebrate the Rivalry of McKinley vs. Massillon Week

Celebrate the Rivalry of McKinley vs. Massillon Week

10/20/2017 11:05AM CDT

October 20, 2017- The tradition of high school football runs deep in the blood of those living in Stark County. As the seasons end draws near, the rivalry of Massillon and McKinley starts to heat up even more. Enjoy the events happening all week, leading up to the 128th McKinley vs. Massillon Game! Read More

Shop Small Saturdays and SAVE in Downtown Canton

Shop Small Saturdays and SAVE in Downtown Canton

09/12/2017 12:14PM CDT

September 15, 2017- Shop Small Saturdays kicks off September 16th through November 4th at participating Downtown Canton businesses! Make sure to get your map at participating businesses and start shopping on Saturdays and SAVE!Read More

Something to Wine About in Stark County

Something to Wine About in Stark County

08/03/2017 8:31AM CDT

July 31, 2017- There is nothing like drinking Ohio Wine while you are traveling, and Stark County has the vineyards and wineries that have everything from sweet, fruity, dry and everything in between for you to enjoy! Read More