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Memorial Day Weekend Fun

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!

Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to make some stops on the Hall of Fame Hops Craft Brew Trail! Have fun visiting local restaurants, breweries, and a distillery. Discover the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the heart of Ohio Amish Country, and award-winning craft brews in each unique destination along the way.

Memorial Day Flea Market

May 27-31 (Closed Sunday) | Hartville Marketplace & Flea Market
The big weekend kicks off on Thursday, and runs Friday, Saturday, (closed on Sunday), and finishes up Monday. There are typically around 1,000 vendors that are selling everything from produce, flowers, garden plants to antiques, collectibles and just anything someone pulls out of their basement. Make sure to wear your walking shoes and mark your calendars, because you do not want to miss out on all of the bargains and fun.

Memorial Day Weekend at Clay's Park & Resort

May 28-31 | Clay's Park Resort
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with the Summer opening of the Adventure Water Park or book a camping stay today! A day pass to Clay's Park Resort includes unlimited use of the swimming lake, Wet Willie water slides (must be 42" or taller), inflatable obstacles, old-fashioned barrel roll, ring swings, due zip lines, kayaks & canoes, white sand volleyball, basketabll, miniature golf, picnic areas and so much more! Open Monday-Friday 12PM-7PM and Saturday and Sunday 11AM-7PM. 

Sluggers & Putters Amuseument Park Weekend Fun 

May 28-31 | Sluggers & Putters Amuseument Park 
Celebrate 30 years of Sluggers & Putters being Stark County's only amuseument park! Open weather permitting -- there truly is outdoor family fun for all ages! Popular attractions includeBumper Boar Adventure Mini-Golf with a "Wizard of Oz" theme, Olde' Skool Golf, Outdoor Laser Tag, F-22 Raptor Go Karts, Bumper Boats, Batting Cages, Rock Climbing Wall, Arcade, plus rides including Stark County's only roller coaster.

Funtimes Fun Park & Splash! Waterpark Weekend Adventures

May 28-31 | Funtimes Fun Park 
It's the moment we have all been waiting for -- Funtimes Fun Park to open for the season! Weather permitting the park is open Friday-Monday 12PM-9PM with Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Go-Carts, Arcade, and Rides. Day passes are available or a la carte tickets can be purchased per activity. Splash! Waterpark opens Saturday, May 29th from 12PM-6:30PM for the season! For just $10 kids will enjoy inflatable water fun including 3 waterslides, plus car wash spray & bounce. 

Hoover-Price Planetarium Shows

May 29 | McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Head to the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum for family fun for all ages and enjoy a FREE Planetarium show! Planetarium shows are included with paid admission to the Museum.  All shows are provided on a first come, first served basis.

Art in Bloom: Spring Flower & Art Exhibit

Open Daily - June 6 | Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve
You don’t want to miss this exhibit—and it is winding down to its last weekend! This exhibit features various movements of the arts nestled in with thousands of beautiful eye-popping flowers and plants-resulting in a “horticultural art gallery” of color and fragrance. Come stroll through the gardens and be inspired! Cost is only $8 per person and includes access to the gardens and art exhibits, the Amazing Garden Science Center, Log Playground, Hiking Trails, picnic areas, and more! 

Did somebody say PATIO SEASON? Enjoy unique Patio Dining throughout Stark County, from Wineries & Breweries to upscale and family dining this weekend. 

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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