Sunday, March 18, 2018 is Buzzard Day

Look forward to the best pancake breakfast around along with interesting and unusual arts and crafts at an all day fair and a visit from a live buzzard.

That’s not all. The Buzzard Buzz is Back! at Town Hall and around town, so keep an eye on the day’s event schedule so you don’t miss out!

Enjoy free admission

…to all festivities around town and at the school, including the arts and crafts festival featuring over fifty vendors displaying their wares in the school gymnasium.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast

Hinckley Elementary School
1586 Ridge Road in Hinckley
7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$8.00 for adults – $5.00 children 10 and under
Includes all the pancakes you can eat, our world-famous buzzard blend 5-Star Sausage, juice, and coffee

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Arts & Craft Fair in the elementary school gym (scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of vendors)


The Buzzard Buzz

Hinckley Town Hall & Brongers Park
1410 Ridge Road in Hinckley
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Local businesses put the “buzz” into Buzzard Day by offering a dose of Hinckley hometown hospitality and good old fashioned fun. Play games, win prizes and meet new friends.

Watch this space and our Facebook page to see what these sponsors and participants will be serving up at Town Hall’s Buzz: AAA Medina, Ackmera Custom Apparel, Dairymens, DMK Party Rentals, S&S Heating & Cooling, Precision Market Services.

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop #520 will be at Brongers Park to escort visitors on the trails and sights

9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – back at the Buzz, Our Zoo to You introduces us to exotic animals more often seen in movies and magazines than in our back yard.

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Buzzard Spotting at Brongers Park alongside the live buzzard! Bring your eagle eyes – we’ll be keeping score.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – guest appearance by a live buzzard at Brongers Park (if it’s too cold and wet, the buzzard will be inside at the Town Hall Community Room)

11 a.m. – noon – Nature Talk: Local Wildlife (Town Hall Senior Room)

noon – 3:00 p.m. – Hot Diggity Dog Fire Fighter Fundraiser (Town Hall Parking Lot)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – John Burke tells the tale of Jim Smith, the first White Man to step foot in Medina County … as an Indian captive (Town Hall Senior Room)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Pet Contest

Danimals Clown makes his return appearance, tying balloon sculptures, around the school and at S&S Heating‘s booth.

Proceeds go toward the Ehrbar Memorial Scholarship fund.

Pet Contest

Calling all Hinckley Hounds, Furry & Feathered Friends!

Hinckley, famous for buzzards, draws visitors from near and far once a year on Buzzard Day. Yet Hinckley pets are resident stars year round. As part of the second annual Hinckley Buzzard Day Buzz, our Pet Contest celebrates Hinckley’s memorable hometown pets. Chris Lantzer, Woof Wise Dog Training‘s resident positive reinforcement trainer, presides.

Show us your pets!


  • Best Trick
  • Best Costume
  • Prettiest Eyes*
  • Pet/Owner Look Alike*
  • Most Unusual Pet*


  • Pets must be friendly and adjusted to being in public.
  • If your pet can’t travel, you may enter a picture for the last 3 categories
  • Pet families must live in Hinckley, Granger Twp, Sharon Twp, North Royalton, Richfield or Brunswick
  • You must clean up after your pet
  • By submitting a contest registration you are granting permission to the Hinckley Chamber the use of your and your pet’s name and likeness in publicity and advertising associated with Chamber events.

*Picture submissions must be made in person at the event.
We are not responsible for loss or damage to photographs. 

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Craft Fair Vendors


Watch this space!