The holidays are a wonderful time to visit Medina County. The season has numerous celebrations and events. Everything kicks off with the 34th Candlelight Walk in Medina on November 16. Following the initial lighting of the Square on Friday, luminaries will be lit each evening. Saturday evening brings the Light Parade, fireworks, music, entertainment and children can visit the Santa House. Stores will be open late for shopping during the event which continues through Sunday, November 18. The 2018 Candlelight Fun Run is also scheduled for Sunday, November 18.
Hometown Root Candle Company is the main sponsor of the Candlelight Walk. Be sure to visit their retail store for some wonderful holiday scents and gifts for everyone on your list.
Castle Noel, the world’s largest entertainment complex, has NYC department store window displays from Sax, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, and Lord & Taylors. Walk through the Blizzard Vortex and the “I Had That” Toyland Experience where you can find toys from when you were a child. Feel what Santa feels when you go through the Santa Squeeze. Then view the largest collection of Christmas movie set pieces, props and costumes. See things like Will Ferrell’s Elfcostume, pieces from Tim Allen’s Santa Clausemovies, The Grinchcostumes and props, even Cousin Eddy’s RV from Christmas Vacation. Slide down the slide like Ralphy did in A ChristmasStory.
A visit to Castle Noel is fun for the whole family. Their Saturday Elf Labs for kids begin on November 17 and will continue through December 15. Krafts with Mrs. Klaus will be December 1 and 8. You can find more information and even register online at castlenoel.com.
You can see Tomassen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas Concertat the Medina Performing Arts Center on December 1 or the Medina Holiday Pops Concert featuring the Akron Symphony Orchestra on December 8.
Creek Bend Ranch in Burbank will host Christmas on the Ranch December 1 and 2. There will be a live nativity scene, games, music, a bon fire and wagon rides. Also beginning on December 1 and continuing on Fridays and Saturdays through December 22 will be Candy Cane Christmas at Spring Mist Farms. They will offer wagon rides, a petting farm, as well as other activities.
Medina County with its old time atmosphere is a wonderful place to make family holiday traditions. Come for the day or the weekend. Visit the variety of unique stores for holiday gifts and enjoy a delicious family dinner at one of our fabulous restaurants. Window shop and, of course, check out the seasonal tree farms for that spectacular tree for your home. You can buy a fresh-cut tree or pick and cut your own. There is something for everyone so… Explore the Possibilities in Medina County for the holidays.
Medina County Holidays
Article courtesy of Medina County Convention & Visitors Bureau.