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2023 Fall Activities Near Cleveland, OH You Need to Know

A new season means new possibilities to explore the surrounding area! The weather is getting colder and the aroma of pumpkin spice is back - hello, fall! Here at Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™, we have an abundance of fall events and activities planned right at our Ohio campground, but there's also plenty of other events your family must try! Less than an hour from our Camp-Resort, Cleveland offers an array of fall activities that are great for families! What are you waiting for?! Grab your fall jacket and explore all of the fall events in Cleveland!

Photo by Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.

Pumpkin Train - Sept. 23, 2023 - Oct. 22, 2023

Where else can you get a pumpkin that rides the rails?! The Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc. quarter scale trains take you on a ride to the pumpkin patch to find that special pumpkin. Load it on the train’s flatcar and you and your pumpkin take one more trip around the track to return to the station. Make sure to enjoy the other games, decorations, and family friendly activities throughout the museum during your visit to this Cleveland event!  

Fall Festival at North Coast Harbor - Oct. 14, 2023

Introducing Downtown Cleveland's first ever Fall Festival! On the first three Saturdays of October, enjoy fall food staples, games, live music, and more. Each Fall Fest day will feature different experiences for the whole family, and the October 14th event will transition into their Bright Nights evening pop-up with a beer garden!

Third Friday Art Walk - Oct. 20, 2023

Join the creative businesses of 78th Street Studios on Friday, October 20th from 5-9pm for their THIRD FRIDAY art walk!This event is FREE and open to the public! Many of their resident artist studios and galleries will be open for you to explore, presenting dynamic new exhibits and artwork. In addition, see Guest Artisans, courtesy of Northcoast Promotions and MakerTown, all while enjoying live music throughout the building! Grab a bite to eat from their long-time food partners, Local West, a terrific Gordon Square sandwich shop that will be located in smARTspace, and enjoy an adult beverage from BARneo on the RAMP level to benefit the operations of the resident museum, ARTneo, while you navigate your way through their eclectic arts maze!

Kid's Boo Bash Halloween Party - Oct. 22, 2023

Bring the kiddos to the this fun fall activity in Cleveland that is sure to be a spook-tacular event! During the party at Hofbrauhaus Cleveland, you can plan on fun crafts, a costume contest, and brunch buffet! Be sure to make reservations early, as they are expecting this event to sell out quick. You can make reservations here.

A Night to Dismember - Oct. 13, 2023

Prepare for a hauntingly good time at "A Night to Dismember IV" – the ultimate Halloween fundraiser in support of the Journey Center for Healing in Cleveland, Ohio. Mark your calendars for a spine-chilling evening on Friday the 13th of October that will leave you trembling with excitement! Their DJ will unleash a wicked playlist that'll get your bones moving on the dance floor. From bone-chilling classics to modern hits, the music will keep your spirits high all night long. Learn more about this fall event in Cleveland here.

Fall Wreath Workshop - Oct. 16, 2023

Join Pioneer Cleveland for this fun-filled fall event in Cleveland! Guests will be guided in creating a seasonal wreath of forever flowers. Festive, unique, and ever-lasting! Blossom Flower Bar's skilled designers will walk guests through the process of creating their own 10" wreath with gorgeous forever flowers. The perfect seasonal accent that brings a bit of fall wherever you hang it! Enjoy a welcome drink and small bites from Pioneer and Jaja, relax by the firepits, and enjoy their fall - Halloween movie features all while learning to make a one of a kind wreath. Learn more here.

Pumpkins & Piranhas - Oct. 30, 2023

Explore the deep “BOO” sea during Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s Pumpkin & Piranhas celebration Thursday – Sunday, October 26-29, from 5-8pm, with a special sensory-friendly evening on Monday, October 30. Full Aquarium access, nightly Halloween activities, trivia, not-so-spooky decor, costumed divers, animal encounters, and special treat bags for the kiddos are all part of the “SEA”sonal fun with this Cleveland event. Capacity is limited so get advance tickets for this warm and dry fall family outing here.


When you plan a stay at Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™, there are always exciting activities and events in Cleveland that the whole family will love! Plus, the fall activities in Cleveland are a must-try - so be sure to book a fall camping trip to our Ohio camping resort to see all the events Cleveland has to offer. You can browse availability or book your fall stay here.