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Fall Fun and Festival Round-Up

Fall Fun and Festival Round-Up

08/14/2018 1:32PM CDT

August 14, 2018- It’s almost everyone’s favorite season—FALL! The time when everyone falls into love with pumpkin spice, oversized sweaters, bonfires, football games, corn mazes, and apple cider. Check out all of the fall festivals and events that are happening in Stark County this September!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

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

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

07/30/2018 4:18PM CDT

July 30, 2018 - 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

Canton First Friday: Fandom on August 3rd in Celebration with #PFHOF18

Canton First Friday: Fandom on August 3rd in Celebration with #PFHOF18

07/26/2018 3:32PM CDT

July 26, 2018 -- First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District in Canton, OH featuring themed music, performance and visual arts events and always a few surprises for adults and children! The theme for August's First Friday is FANDOM! In the heart of the Canton Arts District is where you will find one heck of a good time.Read More

Tax Free Shopping Days

Tax Free Shopping Days

07/21/2018 4:02PM CDT

July 21, 2018 -- 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 3, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.Read More

Your Insider’s Guide to Everything Canton #PFHOF

Your Insider’s Guide to Everything Canton #PFHOF

07/18/2018 3:30PM CDT

July 18, 2018- Get ready for some football and celebrations in Canton, Ohio August 1-6! 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

Summer Outdoor Movie Series Comes to Cultural Center for the Arts

Summer Outdoor Movie Series Comes to Cultural Center for the Arts

07/05/2018 3:19PM CDT

July 5, 2018 -- Every Thursday night in July, ArtsinStark will be hosting “Music & Movies,” featuring a live band --- followed by a family-friendly movie. The events will take place on the lawn on the Cleveland Avenue side of the Cultural Center for the Arts (1001 Market Ave. N) with music from 7-9PM and movie will follow at Dusk. Those attending should bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Free parking will be available onsite.Read More

National Ice Cream Day Bucket List for Stark County

National Ice Cream Day Bucket List for Stark County

07/05/2018 10:59AM CDT

July 6, 2018- “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 15 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

Canton First Friday: Chalk the Walk on July 6th

Canton First Friday: Chalk the Walk on July 6th

06/28/2018 2:43PM CDT

June 28, 2018 -- Everyone’s favorite First Friday is here again on Friday, July 6th from 6PM until 10PM in Downtown Canton. 25 chalk artists will fill downtown with color and imagination during our 10th Annual Chalk the Walk! Read More

Summer Guide to Camping

Summer Guide to Camping

06/27/2018 10:21AM CDT

June 27, 2018 -- 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

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

Fireworks on the 4th of July

Fireworks on the 4th of July

06/18/2018 9:25AM CDT

June 12, 2018 -- 4th of July 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, fireworks display, and special events that are happening! Don't forget to visit the MAPS Air Museum, National First Ladies' Library and the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum this weekend to learn more about American history.Read More

Summer Serenades in the Park Returns!

Summer Serenades in the Park Returns!

06/06/2018 8:41AM CDT

June 12, 2018 -- 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

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

Your Summer Guide to Patio Dining in Stark County

Your Summer Guide to Patio Dining in Stark County

05/30/2018 11:42AM CDT

May 31, 2018 -- We thought warm weather would never come, but guess what. It's here and we couldn't be more excited about it! What better way than to celebrate the beautiful Ohio weather this summer, than to do some patio dining with friends & family!Read More

Canton First Friday: Gone to the Dogs on June 1

Canton First Friday: Gone to the Dogs on June 1

05/29/2018 10:38AM CDT

May 29, 2018--The monthly arts, music, and food festival you know and love gets a little friendlier this month and welcomes all our pooch friends to be a part of the excitement. Come visit for a night of dog themed activities and specials.Read More

Canton Blues Fest: Headliners Announced

Canton Blues Fest: Headliners Announced

05/29/2018 8:28AM CDT

May 30, 2018 - The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the headliners for the 2018 Canton Blues Fest. This FREE annual outdoor blues festival, now in its 17th year, will take place on Market Square (301 Market Ave. N) in downtown Canton on Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, with headliners taking the stage nightly at 8:30PM.Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Fun

Memorial Day Weekend Fun

05/20/2018 11:23AM CDT

May 21, 2018- Memorial Day is the official kickoff to the summer and many are excited to have their pools opened, families over for barbeques, and a highly anticipated long weekend. Here are just a few of the fun activities you and your family can enjoy!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

Canton First Friday Gets Physical May 4th

Canton First Friday Gets Physical May 4th

04/30/2018 3:27PM CDT

April 30, 2018- Let’s get physical!! This upcoming Canton First Friday will be themed FITNESS FRENZY and is all happening in the Canton Arts District in Downtown Canton May 4th from 6PM until 10PM.Read More

Canton Summer Festival Guide

Canton Summer Festival Guide

04/18/2018 2:04PM CDT

April 18, 2018 - 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

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

03/02/2018 9:23AM CST

March 1, 2018-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 parties with green beer.Read More

FREE Spring Break Fun

FREE Spring Break Fun

02/27/2018 8:05AM CST

February 27, 2018- 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

Easter Buffets & Special Holiday Meals

Easter Buffets & Special Holiday Meals

02/26/2018 11:06AM CST

February 26, 2018- We feel ya, cooking on a holiday just does not sound fun! Don't worry, there are a plethora of Easter Buffets and prepared meals that can be purchased that you won't have to do the cooking!Read More

Canton First Friday: Scavenger Hunt on March 2nd

Canton First Friday: Scavenger Hunt on March 2nd

02/23/2018 2:13PM CST

February 23, 2018- Searching for something to do this First Friday? Search no more! This month's theme is SCAVENGER HUNT! First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District in Canton, OH featuring themed music, performance and visual arts events and always a few surprises for adults and children!Read More

President’s Day: Events To Entertain the Kids

President’s Day: Events To Entertain the Kids

02/16/2018 9:17AM CST

February 16, 2018- 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

What’s Happening in Canton August 1-6: Football. Family Fun. Music. Arts.

What’s Happening in Canton August 1-6: Football. Family Fun. Music. Arts.

02/13/2018 12:11PM CST

February 9, 2018- 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 August 1 through the 6, 2018.Read More

5 Events You Haven’t Heard About This Weekend February 9-11

5 Events You Haven’t Heard About This Weekend February 9-11

02/05/2018 11:20AM CST

February 5, 2018- I know, I know, we are all busy and sometimes making weekend plans with family and friends gets pushed to the side burner. That's what we are here for! You may not have heard of these events yet, but put them in your phone, because you know you want to go! Read More

February First Friday: Mardi Gras | February 2

February First Friday: Mardi Gras | February 2

01/26/2018 9:42AM CST

January 26, 2018- Your favorite day of the month! The Canton Arts District’s monthly art, music, and food festival takes over the streets of downtown Canton. Shop your favorite local businesses, grab a bite, and listen to lots of live music. This month’s theme is Mardi Gras and the streets are coming alive. 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

6 MLK Day Kids Activities

6 MLK Day Kids Activities

01/07/2018 12:49PM CST

January 8, 2018- 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 2018 in Stark County!Read More

What’s New at the Museums?

01/04/2018 8:36AM CST

January 3, 2018- The new year brings with it new museums and exhibits opening in 2018. New 2018 museums and exhibits opening throughout the Canton area cover art, history, architecture and more. Read More

Canton First Friday Presents Winterfest on January 5th to Kickoff 2018

Canton First Friday Presents Winterfest on January 5th to Kickoff 2018

01/02/2018 12:56PM CST

January 2, 2018- ICE Returns to Canton First Friday! Court Avenue between 3rd and 4th street transforms into our wintry playground. Ice slide, interactive photo ops, and live demos from Elegant Ice Creations at 6 and 8pm, PLUS tour around the Arts District to see the 20 local carvings. Good food, exciting music, new art, shopping and lots of ICE are in store. The Hall of Fame City Skating Rink will also be open for skating.Read More

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Run in Stark County

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Run in Stark County

01/01/2018 1:51PM CST

January 2, 2018- There are so many running events in Stark County in 2018. From a full marathon to family friendly runs your list of races to register for this season is sure to grow a little longer!Read More

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 15-17

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 15-17

12/11/2017 9:41AM CST

December 11, 2017- Just a week before all of the holiday hoopla, enjoy your final weekend of freedom from baking, wrapping presents, and eating too many sweets. Enjoy one of these family-friendly activities with friends, family, or whoever you want to spread holiday cheer to. Read More

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Stark County

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Stark County

12/05/2017 8:03AM CST

December 6, 2017- If you are anything like me, you have yet to start your holiday shopping this year. Visit Canton is here to help! We have complied a list of gifts for everyone on your list this year. From stocking stuffers to experiences, check out our suggestions for the holiday season!Read More

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 8-10

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 8-10

12/04/2017 1:17PM CST

December 4, 2017- Brrrrr...it's getting chilly outside and the holidays are just three weeks away! Spread holiday cheer near and far with some of the most prominent holiday traditions in Stark County! Read More

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 1-3

5 Things To Do This Weekend December 1-3

11/27/2017 3:27PM CST

November 27, 2017- With the holiday season in full swing, there are just oh, to many events to choose from! Here are just events happening this weekend, but make sure to check the FULL list! 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

Stark County Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Buffets 2017

Stark County Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Buffets 2017

11/05/2017 11:42AM CST

November 6, 2017- 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

Veterans Day Programs and Offers in Stark County 2017

Veterans Day Programs and Offers in Stark County 2017

10/30/2017 10:35AM CDT

October 31, 2017- Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors ALL military veterans. Every day, local businesses and communities honor veterans throughout Stark County, but below find the list of programs and offers especially for Veterans throughout the month of November! Read More

Celebrate the Rivalry of McKinley vs. Massillon Week 2017

Celebrate the Rivalry of McKinley vs. Massillon Week 2017

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

5 Things To Do This Weekend October 20-22

5 Things To Do This Weekend October 20-22

10/16/2017 8:32AM CDT

October 16, 2017- The days are still warm this year, way into mid-October! Make plans to enjoy one of these events---and remember to check out our full calendar of events on our website! Let's not forget about the GREAT golf weather! Read More

Day After Thanksgiving Fun For the Whole Family

Day After Thanksgiving Fun For the Whole Family

10/13/2017 11:22AM CDT

October 13, 2017- 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

5 Things To Do This Weekend October 13-15

5 Things To Do This Weekend October 13-15

10/09/2017 8:34AM CDT

October 9, 2017- As we draw closer and closer to Halloween in Stark County, the scary and not-so scary are awakening and invading the area! Enjoy all of these Spook-tacular events this weekend, and check our full event calendar for even more great events!Read More

7 Things to Do This Columbus Day with Kids

7 Things to Do This Columbus Day with Kids

10/05/2017 2:02PM CDT

October 6, 2017- The kids have off of school and you have to find a way to entertain them. Here are 7 ways to entertain your kids, your neighbors’ kids, or your inner kid at heart this Columbus Day in Stark County! Read More

Boo-tastic Fun This October in Canton

Boo-tastic Fun This October in Canton

09/26/2017 2:14PM CDT

September 20, 2017- Crisp leaves are falling, pumpkins are being picked, kids are dressing in their Halloween costumes, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte 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

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