Twins Days Aug. 3-5, 2018 will have the theme of “Two-Player Mode” this year. More info is at
Twins Day Festival is an annual event to celebrate twins, as Twinsburg was named by Connecticut brothers Moses and Aaron Wilcox. Aug. 3 is for registered twins but the public is welcome on Aug. 4 and 5.
Every year has a theme and “Two-Player Mode” means all twins and multiples are encouraged to dress up as their favorite video or arcade game characters or draw inspiration from classic card games, board games, role-playing games, or video game themed movies. Some ideas include Super Mario Bros., Monopoly, chess, poker or Uno, Twister, Dungeons & Dragons, World of Warcraft or even Angry Birds.
Hamburger Festival Aug. 11 from noon to 11 p.m. and Aug. 12 from noon to 7 p.m. at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron, 200 S. Main St. The festival raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital. More info at https://
Legend has it that two brothers from Akron, Frank and Charles Menches, created the hamburger back in 1885 on the final day of the New York State Fair in Hamburg, NY when they ran out of pork for sandwiches.
More than 125 years later, the city of Akron salutes this all-American sandwich during the National Hamburger Festival. Each year, more than 20,000 people enjoy the weekend of family fun featuring over 20 area eateries serving-up 50 different styles of hamburgers.
Summit County Italian-American Festival July 12 -14 opening at 11 a.m. at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. Free admission. More info at http://
The 71st annual Italian-American Festival is sponsored by the Summit County Council of Italian-American Societies and the city of Akron. Crowds of 50,000 celebrate Italian heritage with an opening ceremony, parade, mass, wine making contest, a 5K run, scholarships, music and plenty of Italian food.
On July 14 at 8 a.m. will be the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk, and July 14 at 8:30 p.m. will be Lights Out Frankie Valli Tribute Band with fireworks after dark.
Riverfront Irish Festival – June 8, 9 and 10 in downtown Cuyahoga Falls. Spend the weekend at Falls River Square in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.  This family friendly festival features three stages of music, the Irish Market Place with traditional Irish and American fare, Irish Mass on Sunday, and Traditional Irish dance. Admission is free and parking is free. Watch http:// for updates.

Summit County Fair will be July 24-29, 2018 at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. For more info http:// fairmain18.html
The Summit County Fair began in 1849 at the county courthouse and moved to Tallmadge in 1957. Gates open at 8 a.m. and in addition to admission, there are additional costs for the rides and grandstand shows.