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HFV 60TH Anniversary Year


Holiday Lantern Tours Signature EventHoliday Lantern Tours
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19-23, 2018
Reservations begin at 5:40 nightly

Take a lantern-lit tour of the village and visit historic homes, bustling with holiday preparations. Experience the sights and sounds of the season through a series of charming holiday vignettes.

Reservations Required – Call 330-666-3711 x 1720




Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast Signature EventMaple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast
March 9, 10, 16 & 17, 2019 | 10am-4pm | Breakfast served until 3pm

Enjoy a pancake breakfast and learn about the process of creating maple syrup, celebrating a 200 year old Hale family tradition.

“It’s fun for families, especially children, to see the process of how syrup is made, taste the difference between the pure syrup and commercially produced syrup and to discover the work involved in making maple syrup.” ~Jason Klein, HFV Director


Sow & Grow Farm Festival Signature EventSow & Grow Farm Festival & Plant Sale
June 8 & 9, 2019 | 10am-5pm

Experience the past and present farming lifestyle including draft horse demonstrations, oxen talks, wheel plowing and bee keeping. The plant sale features herbs and heirloom varieties, presented by The Citizens of Hale Auxiliary.




Music in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival Signature EventMusic in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival
July 13 & 14, 2019 | 10am-5pm |

Tour the beautiful Hale Farm & Village grounds while enjoying the sounds of local musicians and wines from Ohio based wineries.

“This festival is one our summer favorites, not only is the music amazing but the wineries and food vendors just keep getting better each year!” ~HFV Guest


Civil War Reenactment Signature EventCivil War Reenactment
August 10 & 11, 2019 | 10am-5pm

Experience the largest annual Civil War Reenactment in the state of Ohio. Relive one of the most significant events in our nation’s history through a reenacted battle, speeches by “President Lincoln,” cavalry mounted drills, artillery demonstrations, Camp Chase Fife and Drum Corps performances, and shopping on Sutler’s Row, alongside a thousand Civil War soldiers and civilians.


Made in Ohio Signature EventMade in Ohio Arts & Crafts Festival
August 30, 2019 | 12pm-5pm  and August 31  & September 1, 2019 | 10am-5pm

Live music echoes in the valley throughout this weekend as visitors shop from 160 vendors selling Ohio-made products including jewelry, pottery, glass, soap, quilts and a variety of unique fine arts. This weekend also features Handcrafted at Hale items and historic craft and trade demonstrations.


Harvest Festival & 5K Run Signature EventHale Harvest Festival & 5K Run
5K Run October 5, 2019 | 9:15am
tober 5, 6, 12 & 13, 2019 | 10am-5pm

Celebrate the fall bounty amid the sights, smells and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley! “Our family makes memories here every year. The kids always come away with a new favorite piece of history” ~HFV Guest

Thanksgiving Dinner with Abe Signature Event

Thanksgiving Dinner with Abraham Lincoln
November 16, 2018 | 3:30pm-6pm

 Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast with family and friends as you dine with President Lincoln.

“Thanksgiving is a celebration deeply rooted in the timeline of American history and at Hale Farm & Village, we are excited to honor that celebration and the man who made it a national holiday.” ~Kelly Falcone-Hall, WRHS CEO


Holiday Market on the Farm 2018Holiday Market on the Farm 2018
November 30, 2018 | 3pm-7pm

This year we will welcome multiple vendors to the Gatehouse for a  one-of-a-kind All Ohio shopping experience. Visit our own store The MarketPlace at Hale Farm & Village for  handcrafted at Hale products along with other Ohio and holiday brands. Enjoy Ohio themed wine and beer tastings, or relax by the fire with a glass of mulled wine. We also welcome a Café 1810 Takeover by TBD! Join us and explore our updated Holiday Market on the Farm shopping experience! (No admission fee, the museum is not open this day.)



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