LIST: Top 5 things to do Memorial Day weekend

Posted at 11:14 AM, May 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-26 11:14:29-04

Memorial Day will be recognized on Monday. Here are five things you won't want to miss out on this weekend to honor the special day:

  • Blossom Time Festival - Chagrin Falls


  • KIDSDAY - Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
    • May 28-29
    • Saturday through Sunday, Cleveland Clinic Children's will offer costumed characters, crafts, a Gaming Zone, the chance to dance at the DJ Dance Party and Touch-A-Truck encounters with some of the Zoo's heavy equipment, and more.
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  • 18th Annual Berea's National Rib Cook-Off
  • Get Rich Outdoors Nature Events (Memorial Day Edition) - Northern Ohio national, state and county parks
    • May 27-June 2
    • Enjoy a Memorial Day weekend campout, searching for cicadas, demonstrations, trail explorations and more. 
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And, for those looking for the Cleveland celebration on Monday:

  • Lake View Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration - Cleveland
    • On Memorial Day - Monday, May 30
    • Activities at the Garfield Memorial include a parade, keynote speech and Sousa band concert. There will also be a 1:30 p.m. ceremony honoring those interred at LVC this past year, held at the Garfield Memorial.
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