There are many year round activities, events and cultural festivals in the Berea commuinity. The City of Berea Recreation host many activities around Coe Lake and in their facilities as well as the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds host the county fair and seasonal events. Venture to the many cultural festivals or enjoy activites through the park systems. These ares just some of the community activities.

Berea's National Rib Cookoff & Beerfest the signature event for Berea’s City Club, which raises funds to support the Berea Community. This national rib cookoff attachts some of the best barbeque cooker in the nation. Enjoy great barbeque, music and activites for the family.

The annual event is Memorial Day weekend and tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. The Berea National Rib Cookoff & Beerfext is held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, located at 164 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017. The Fair box office phone: 440 234-5181.

Berea Parks & Recreation Events organizes many events in the city of Berea, including the Grindstone Festival, Live at the Lake Concerts, Harvest Festial and the Jack Frost Festival. Enjoy movie nights at the Coe Lake during the summer and fall. These family friendly events are free.

The events are usally in downtown berea or at Coe Lake. Visit their website for event information. The city event adminstrator can be reached at 440 274-5608.

Berea Swimming Pools are available to the community. There is an outdoor swiming pool near Coe Lake and an indoor pool at the Berea Recreation Center. Both swimming pools have seasonal swimming / passes and swiming intructional programs.

The Dave Tressel Outdoor Pool Complex is located at Berea Municipal Pool Berea, OH 44017. Visit their website for both pool hours and days available. Call the Aquatics Supervisor & Program Coordinator at 440 826-5890.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a world class zoo located 12 miles away in Cleveland. The zoo has year round events and exhibits, with the primary period May through October. Enjoy their cultural events and educational opportunities.

The Clevealnd Metroparks Zoo is located at 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109 . Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. Visit their website for activities, programs and events. Phone: 216 661-6500.

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival is annual cultural event celebrating the areas Irish heritage. Enjoy the food, music, dancing exhibitions, vendor area, mass and more. Activites for the entire family. Visit their website for more information.

Buy tickets online or at the gate. The Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival is usually in July at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds are located at 19201 East Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130.

Cleveland Oktoberfest is annual cultural event celebrating the areas German heritage. Enjoy the Glockenspiel, food, music, dancing exhibitions, vendor area, wiener dog races, beer competition, kids play area and more. Activites for the entire family. They have a 5K run and fireworks on one day of the festival.

Buy tickets online or at the gate. The Cleveland Oktoberfest is held over Labor Day weekend and the following weekend at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds are located at 19201 East Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. Event Organizer Phone: 440 781-5246.

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds has a variety of annual events, including the Cuyahoga County Fair. Enjoy annual events such as the Berea National Rib Cookoff and Beer Fest, The Cleveland Oktoberfest, Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival, Music Concerts, 7 Floors of Hell - Haunted Screem Park, Flea Markets, Citrus Sale and more.

The Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds are located at 19201 East Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. Events are year round, so check the calendar for upcoming events. Fairground Boxoffice Phone: 440 243-0090.

Donauschwaben is a German-American cultural center located in Olmsted township. They host many seasonal events, including their Sommer Oktoberfest, Beer & Brats events, Oktoberfest Fall Festival, national soccer tournments, fish frys, Krampusfest, Brunch wit Santa and more.

Donauschwaben at Lanau Park is located at 7370 Columbia Rd, Olmsted Township, OH, 44138. Phone: 440 235-2646.

Dyngus Day Festival is a Polish tradition celebrating the end of the observance of Lent and the joy of Easter. Dyngus Day has become a wonderful holiday to celebrate Polish-American culture, heritage and traditions. Enjoy the parade, food, beer, polka music, polish dance exibision, vendors and of course paczkis!

The Dyngus Day festival is held at the Gordon Square Center at 5400 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102. The annual festival is the day after Easter.

German Central is a German-American Cultural center located in Parma. The center has monthly dances, Oktoberfest, fish fries during Lent, Zumba classess, chess club, Wednesday fun nights, Thursday line dancing and more. All of these events are open to the public and their facilities are available for event rentals. The dances are held two Saturdays every month with well-known bands.

The German Central Foundation realies on membership, events and donations to mainatain the cultural center. They are located at 7863 York Road, Parma, OH 44130. Main Phone: (440) 843-8373 Rental Agent Phone: (440) 665-8554.

Go Ape an treetop activity and outdoor adventure center in the Cleveland Metroparks Mill Streem Run Reservation. Enjoy ziplines, treetop bridges, a forest escape adventure and hatchet throwing.

Make reservations online. Go Ape is located at the Chalet Area of Mill Streem Run, 16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville, OH, 44136. Their season is generally April through November. Phone: 800 971-8271.

I-X Center is one of the top ten convention centers, and is located 3 miles away by the airport. Enjoy many of their annual events, inclucing an remodel show, home and garden show, boat show, Christmas Connection and more!

Visit the I-X Center website for upcoming events and ticket information. The I-X Center is located at 1 I-X Center Dr Cleveland, OH 44135. Phone: 216 676-6000.

Memphis Kiddie Park is a kiddie park for kids 50 inches and under. Ther park has been open for more than 70 years in nearby Brooklyn Ohio. Enjoy kiddie rides, train ride, kiddie coaster, mini golf, concession stand and more.

Memphis Kiddie Park is located at 10340 Memphis Ave, Brooklyn, OH 44144. They are generally open in the spring, summer and fall, but visit their website for days and hours. Phone: 216-941-5995.

Pumpkin Village at Mapleside Farms is fall family experiance at the farm with corn maze, live entertainment, hayrides, cow train, super slide, bouncy pillows and more. Purchase fall produce in their farm market.

Visit their website to see live performance schedule. Purcahse tickets online or at the farm gate. Maplesides Farms is located at 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212. Pumpkin Village is open in the fall, but the farm market is open year round. Phone: 440 845-0800.

Tobaggan Chutes at the Chalet are twin 700-foot refrigerated ice chutes that operate with or without snow from the end of November through late February, weather permitting. As long as the ait temperature is below ?, they can maintain ice on the chutes! Enjoy the thrill of riding down a hill on a sheet of ice!

The tobaggan chutes are located 16200 Valley Parkway Strongsville, OH 44136, located on Valley Parkway between Routes 42 and 82 in Strongsville. Reservations are required for a timeslot and can be made online. Reservations generally open 2 weeks before the event dates. Phone: 440 572-9990.

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Living in Berea Ohio has small town charm with all of services that are expected in a community. The City of Berea provides a vast amount of services to residents in the community, with a wonderful recreation center, outdoor swiming pool, trash pickup, recycling, yard waste pickup, brush and branch shreadding, leaf pickup and more.

Residents have access to many businesses that provide everyday services. These are a just some of the great services available in Berea Ohio and surrounding communitites.

Barber's Den & Shave Shop local barber shop that provides hair cuts, shaves, beard trims and more.

Call for appointment or walk in. They are located at 167 Front St, Berea, OH 44017. They are open Tuesday through Satruday. Phone: 440 721-1501.

Berea Recreation Center is a 32,000 square foot facility with pool, sauna, two weight rooms, cardio equipment, fitness studios, basketball courts, indoor track and more. The facility is available to residents with a current membership, daily guest fee, or a specific program enrollment.

The Berea Recreation Center is located at 451 Front Street Berea, OH 44017. They are generally open Monday through Saturday. Phone: 440 826-5890.

Berea Service Department offers great servcies to residents. Curbside rubbish and recycling collection, fall residental leaf pickup, yard waste pickup, yard brush / branch shreading and more. The service garage can be contacted to arrange non-standard services.

The Berea Service Garage is located at 400 Barrett Road Berea, OH 44017. Call to arrange services at 440 826-5853.

Citizens Bank is a full service bank branch located at 447 West Bagley Road, Berea, OH 44017. Phone: 440 826-4575.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport offers regional, local and international flights on many different airlines. The airport offers local services, a food court, shopping, onsite parking, third party offsite parking lots and access to public transporation via the Greater Cleveland RTA.

The airport is located 5300 Riverside Dr, Cleveland, OH 44135. Phone: 216 265-6000.

CVS is a full service pharmacy located at 212 West Bagley Road Berea, OH 44017. Phone: 440 243-6676.

Fifth Third Bank is a full service bank branch located at 30 W. Bridge St. Berea, OH 44017. Phone: 440 234-2041.

Master Cleaners & Alternations is a full service dry cleaners that is family owned for over 60 years. They also offer luggage repair, alterations and other services.

Master Cleaners & Alterations are located at 232 Front St. Berea, OH 44017. They are open Monday through Saturday. Phone: 440 234-9132.

MetroHealth Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center offers many health care services and physician offices in the MetroHealth system.

They are located 7800 Pearl Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. General Phone: 216 957-9700.

Parkway Barber and Styling has been cutting and styling hair and trimming beards since 1950. They offer classic barber cuts, modern styles and face shaves.

Call for appointments or walk-in if available. They are located at 42 West Bridge St. Berea, Ohio 44017. They are generally open Monday throuhg Saturday. Call for appointments 440 234-5106.

PNC Bank is a full service bank brank located at 343 West Bagley Rd. Berea, OH 44017. Phone: 440 826-4515

Southwest General Hospital and Medical Center provids a full range of medical, emergency, and surgical services, support services in their medical center. Their Level III trauma center provides the community with emergency and trauma care.

The Southwest General Main Campus is located 18697 Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. General phone: 440 816-6000.

United Cab Company is a Cleveland based transporation services company that offers taxi cab and limosine service. They are located at 5730 Brookpark Road, Cleveland OH 44129. Call for services at 216 398-9000.

US Bank is full service bank branch located at 98 Front St Berea OH 44017. Phone: 440 243-4420

Walgreens is a full service pharmacy located at 6 East Bagley Rd. Berea, OH 44017. Phone: 440 891-9422.

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Shopping Centers

The Berea community has many shopping centers and shopping malls that provide access to local, regional and national products and services. Many are just a short drive away to shop local!

Bagley Plaza is a small strip center located off of Bagley Road in Berea with restaurants, businesses and services. The center has Romeo's Pizza, Great Clips, China House and more retailers. There is storefrong parking.

Bagley Plaza is located near 420 Bagley Road Berea. PJ 44017.

Berea Square Plaza is a local shopping plaza with many merchants and restaurants located at 390 W. Bagley Road. Berea, OH 44017. They a large parking lot for the center. Maya Mexican Restaurant, Dollar General and Sherwin Williams are some of the stores.

Downtown Berea shops are located in the heart of downtown Berea, OH. There are many retailers, services and restaurants with street and lot parking available. Dick's Bakery, Suburban Clock, US Bank, Cornerstone Brewery are some of the shops in downtown Berea.

Grand Pacific Junction is a fully restored Victorian shopping village located in the heart of Olmsted Falls, Ohio. They have over 30 unique shops, restaurants and services. They have a train engine, cars, signals and other items at the junction. Visit their website for information and a list of businesses.

Grand Pacific Junctions is located at 8082 Columbia Road | Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138. Phone: 440 570-2000.

Great Northern Mall is a larger shopping mall that offers a convenient, comfortable, and family-friendly indoor shopping experience. They have over 120 national, regional and local stores; along with restuarants and a movie theater. The Great Northern Mall also host family events throughtout the years. Visit their website for mall information and a list of businesses.

Great Northern Mall is located at 4954 Great Northern Blvd. North Olmsted, OH 44070. Guest Servcies Phone: 440 734-6304.

Helwig Whistle Stop is a local shopping plaza in Berea with restaurant, shops, medical offices, services and more. Visit their website for a list of busineses.

The Helwig Whistle Stop is located at 599 West Bagley Road Berea, OH 44017.

Parkway Shoppes are located off the downtown Berea square. There are several retail stores in the shoping center. Giant Eagle, Parkway Barbershop, Cafe Ah-roma, Buchards Jewelers and Dollar Tree are some of the shops in the center They have a large parking lot and street parking.

Parkway Shoppes are located at 50 W Bridge St, Berea, OH 44017.

SouthPark Mall is a larger shopping mall that offers a full lineup of retailers, restaurants and entertainment for visitors. The have many national, regional and local stores, restaurants and services. The SouthPark mall also had a movie theater and other family events throughout the year. Visit their website for mall information and a list of businesses.

The SouthPark Mall is located at 500 SouthPark Center Strongsville, OH 44136. Mall Phone Number: 440 238-9199.

West Valley Plaza is a larger shopping center in Berea, with Marc's as an anchor store. The plaza has many retail stores, services, restaurants and treats. Some of the stores are Marco's Pizza, Mootown Creamery, Subway, West Valley Barber Shop to name a few.

West Valley Plaza is located near 420 West Bagley Rd, Berea, OH 44017.

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