Weekend After Thanksgiving Fun For the Whole Family
Nov 09, 2022
Have family in town or just looking for something to do to avoid all the craziness of shopping for the holidays?
Here are a few great events to entertain the whole family the weekend after Thanksgiving!
Holiday Weekend Special Events & Activities
Holiday Light Display at Stadium Park | November 25-27
Check out the Drive-Thru Holiday Light Display at Stadium Park. With over 50 holiday light displays, it’s a fun drive-through location. The cost is FREE. Stadium Park is located at 1615 Stadium Park Drive, 44718 in Canton. Open daily starting November 17 2022. To find out more information call Canton Parks and Recreation at 330.456.4521.
Free Kids Friday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame | November 25
Spend your Thanksgiving weekend at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to kick off the holidays with your family. Don't miss out on this annual tradition and enjoy up to 4 kids (12 and under) FREE with 1 paid adult admission ($28). Kids will love the FREE Gameday Goodie Bag provided (while supplies last).
Holiday Movies Series at the Canton Palace Theatre | November 26
Watch the holiday classic A Christmas Story on Canton's largest screen and enjoy snacks and popcorn from the concessions. This Canton tradition continues this holiday season and tickets are sold at the door for $10. Doors open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:00pm.
Nature's A-Glow at Beech Creek Botanical Garden | November 25-27
Beech Creek Gardens, home of the fabulous butterfly gardens, has fun for the family all year! Their botanical garden glows with holiday spirit and is transformed into a natural wonderland filled with unique areas to explore and things to learn about the wonders of winter nature. Enjoy lots of hands-on activities for all ages! Visitors can make their own special ornament to take home, join an elf dance party and see wild critters up close. Discover beautiful light displays as you wander through the enchanted gardens at night and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and roasting marshmallows near a toasty campfire. Open 5PM until 9PM and admission is only $8 per person. Children 2 year and younger are FREE.
Christmas on the Farm at Nickajack Farms | November 26 & 27
Christmas on the Farm includes indoor ice skating, animals, hot cocoa, bonfire with s'mores, crafting with NickaJack's special elves, and of course visits with Santa in his Toy Barn!! Admission cost is $12 per person, 2 and under is free. For an additional cost, you can take a pony ride for $6 and make reindeer food for $1.50 per bag. Come to the farm and enjoy the magic of the season.
Planetarium Shows at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum | November 26
Walk off all of those Thanksgiving dinner carbs by visiting the McKinley Monument and walking up the 108 steps to the top! Explore the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum with family fun and activities for all ages! Enjoy hands-on activities in the Discover World, including animal friends at the Ecology Island, capture your shadow in Fascination Station, and interact with Alice the Allosaurus! Kids (or kids at heart!) will enjoy simulated fossil digs, experience the power of electricity, and discover the properties of light and magnetism! Learn about the history of Stark County and learn American history from President McKinley himself! Take a step back in time into the Street of Shops and view the gorgeous decorated trees in each shop. Gaze at the stars during one of the Planetarium shows, included with the price of admission! Complete your visit with some holiday shopping in their Museum Shoppe.
The Museum is open 9AM until 4PM. Cosmic Kids (Ages 3 & up) Planetarium shows begin at 11AM and 11:30AM and Universe at Large (Ages 7 & up) Planetarium shows are at 1PM and 2PM. Admission is $10 per adult, $9 for seniors, and $8 for kids 3-18.
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1200-2500 Stadium Park Dr. NW Canton, Ohio 44708 (330) 456-4521 Website
Stadium Park1200-2500 Stadium Park Dr. NW
Canton, Ohio 44708
Pro Football Hall of Fame
2121 George Halas Dr. NW Canton, Ohio 44708 (330) 456-8207 Website
Pro Football Hall of Fame2121 George Halas Dr. NW
Canton, Ohio 44708
Canton Palace Theatre
605 Market Ave. N Canton, Ohio 44702 (330) 454-8172 Website
Canton Palace Theatre605 Market Ave. N
Canton, Ohio 44702
Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve
11929 Beech St. NE Alliance, Ohio 44601 (330) 829-7050 Website
Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve11929 Beech St. NE
Alliance, Ohio 44601
2955 Manchester Ave. NW (St. Rt. 93) P.O. Box 132 North Lawrence, Ohio 44666 (330) 323-9714 Website
Nickajack Farms2955 Manchester Ave. NW (St. Rt. 93)
P.O. Box 132
North Lawrence, Ohio 44666
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW Canton, Ohio 44708 (330) 455-7043 Website
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW
Canton, Ohio 44708