Summer 2020 event and festival cancellations

After Governor Northam issued a statewide stay-at-home order, the 2020 Dominion Energy...
After Governor Northam issued a statewide stay-at-home order, the 2020 Dominion Energy Riverrock festival held on May 15-17 at Brown’s Island and Historic Tredegar has been canceled.(pixabay)
Updated: Jul. 22, 2020 at 12:18 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, summer event cancellations and postponements are becoming increasingly common.

This list will be updated as information becomes available.


  • Lock 3 concerts and festivals have been postponed to 2021
  • Akron Civic Theater has canceled most events through the summer of 2020
  • E.J. Thomas Hall events were canceled until April 20
  • First two races of the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series is canceled
  • National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile scheduled for June 27 is canceled
  • Goodyear Half Marathon & 10k scheduled for Aug. 8 is canceled


  • 2020 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival scheduled for July 30 - Aug. 9 is canceled


  • Wine & Walleye Festival


  • Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival scheduled for June 25-27 is canceled

Bay Village:

  • BAYarts is closed until further notice
  • Bay Days and the Fourth of July fireworks is canceled


  • Mandel JCC canceled all 2020 summer camp programs (including Playland, J-Day Camps, Performing Arts and Camp Wise)




  • Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater LIVE concert series is canceled
  • Cleveland Metroparks Euclid Beach LIVE concert series is canceled
  • Cleveland Metroparks summer camps are canceled
  • Cleveland Metroparks Go Ape Treetop Adventure is canceled
  • Cleveland Metroparks Ledge Pool and transportation on the eLCee2 Water Taxi is canceled
  • 41st annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland was canceled
  • 44th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival scheduled for March 25 - April 5 was canceled
  • Wolstein Center events postponed or canceled
  • 11th Annual Cleveland Asian Festival scheduled for May 16-17 is canceled
  • Cleveland Garlic Festival scheduled for August is canceled canceled

Cuyahoga Falls:

  • Falls Downtown Fridays, Farmers’ Market in the Falls, Flicks on the Falls, Keyser Concert Series, Kids’ Carnival, Mobile Rec Park Schedule, and Touch a Truck are canceled
  • Riverfront Irish Festival scheduled for June 12-14 was canceled
  • Festa Italiana scheduled for July 17-19 was canceled


  • All permits issued for summer events, festivals and block parties are suspended until at least Aug. 1
  • Memorial Day Parade is canceled
  • Kent Heritage Festival and fireworks is suspended
  • Grill for Good is suspended
  • Summer concerts are suspended


  • All City-sponsored events are canceled through May 31
  • KLB Spring Humus Sale & Adopt-Spot Flower Pick-up scheduled for May 16 at Lakewood Park was canceled
  • Pavilion rentals are canceled through May 31st
  • Meet the Trucks at Lakewood Park scheduled for June 6 is canceled

Mayfield Village:

  • Shred Day scheduled for May 15 was canceled
  • Memorial Day events scheduled for May 24 are canceled
  • Cruise Night scheduled for June 13 is canceled


  • Opening of swimming pools and splash parks postponed until June 30
  • Summer camps postponed until June 30
  • Summer hikes and educational classes postponed until June 30
  • Earth Day Celebration is canceled
  • On-Tap postponed until June 30
  • All events at the Mentor Civic Amphitheater prior to June 30 are either postponed or canceled
  • Mentor Rocks is suspended until further notice
  • CityFest is canceled


  • Painesville Party in the Park scheduled for July 17, 18 and 19, 2020 has been cancelled.

Port Clinton:


  • Memorial Day celebration scheduled for May 25 is canceled
  • Independence Day fireworks scheduled for July 2 are canceled
  • Home Days scheduled for July 24-26 are canceled
  • Fall Festival scheduled for Oct. 17 is canceled
  • All remaining Bicentennial events are canceled


  • Memorial Day parade and ceremony are canceled
  • Touch a Truck scheduled for June 12 is canceled
  • Shred Day scheduled for June 13 is postponed
  • Historical Society yard sale scheduled for June 25-26 is canceled
  • Fourth of July fireworks are canceled


  • Memorial Day Parade is canceled
  • Parks and Recreation Summer Camp is canceled
  • Safety Town is canceled
  • Touch-a-Truck is canceled
  • Music on the Circle is canceled
  • Circle Festival and Light Parde (Circlefest) is canceled


  • Rock the Park is canceled


  • Woollybear Parade scheduled for Oct. 6 is canceled


  • Memorial Day parade and ceremony at the Woodlawn Cemetery is canceled


  • Willoughby ArtsFest scheduled for Aug. 28-30 will be virtual

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