2020 Special Events
Magic Egg Hunt-Saturday, April 11: 11:00 a.m.-CANCELLED
Come and enjoy some egg hunting at Tuscora Park. Age group hunting areas for ages 9 and under. Get there early as entrances close by 10:50 a.m. and the hunt starts right on time!
Take Pride in Barberton Day-Saturday, April 25
Help us clean up Barberton with your friends, family or group. Supplies are provided and lunch is offered after at Tuscora park for those volunteering. Please contact Lisa McLean at 330-848-6653 to take part in this event.
Grapes on the Lake-Saturday, April 25, 2020: 5:00-9:00 p.m.-POSTPONED
Purchase your ticket today for a wine tasting event that showcases Northeast Ohio wineries! Pre-sale tickets are $20, $25 at the door and include 10 taste tickets and a commemorative wine glass. There will be a silent basket auction, live music and food available for purchase.
Labor Day BBQ and Music Festival-Saturday, September 5, 2020 CANCELLED
The Disco Inferno concert, fireworks and Labor Day parade have been cancelled.
Food vendors, music and fireworks. Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 7 at 10:00 a.m. Parade entry form: /DocumentCenter/View/4028/2020-Labor-Day-Parade-Entry-Form
This paper recycling event is sponsored by ReWorks. The event takes place at the Barberton Community Foundation Sports Complex located at 841 Wooster Rd. W, entrance is on the Wooster Rd.side, exit Hopocan Ave. This event is a free Document Shredding Event for Summit County residents and businesses.
> All paper shredded will be recycled.
> Limit 10 file boxes or shopping bags (please do not tape up boxes; paper bags are preferred over plastic)
> Remove all metal clips, rubber bands and plastic report covers
> STAPLES ARE OKAY
Questions? Please contact ReWorks at 374-0383.
30th Annual Mum Festival-Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27, 2020: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. both days-CANCELLED Enjoy the beautiful chrysanthemums along with family entertainment, craft and food vendors, water ski shows, kids activities and more.
Although Barberton’s annual Mum Festival has been cancelled this year as a result of the COVID 19 Pandemic, the good news is that there will still be mums at Lake Anna Park this year to welcome fall. The mum gardens were planted earlier in the summer and will reflect Mums in a Sea of Color. The mum arch and floral clock will also be put on display from September 25 – September 27.
A potted mum sale will take place from Tuesday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 27th or while supplies last. Mum sale hours will be 11:30 am – 6:30 pm daily. Mums will be sold from the corner of West Hopocan Avenue and 3rd Street NW, across from the YMCA gymnasium. Eight inch potted mums will be available for sale at $7.00 per pot, or 5 pots for $30.00. Parking will be available in the orange City parking lot off Hopocan Avenue. (Access from either Newell Street or Wunderlich Avenue). For more information, contact Barberton Parks and Recreation at 330.861.7135.
Lake Anna Park Holiday Lighting-TBA
Holiday lights will be lit beginning the weekend of November28 and continuing through January 1, lights are turned on at 5:00 p.m. daily and remain on until 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday evenings, and until 10:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. Lake Anna Park is located at 615 W. Park Avenue in Barberton.
Please call 330-861-7118 for lighting information.