Hinckley, Ohio is famously known for its annual Buzzard’s Day celebration in mid-March. The world-renowned event is proudly sponsored and organized by the Hinckley Chamber of Commerce, comprised of local residents and business-owners invested in this vibrant community located mid-way between Cleveland and Akron. Proceeds benefit local scholarships.
SHARON HOSKO, the new official buzzard spotter, spotted the first buzzard (not shown) at 8:15 a.m. March 15, 2013.
GREEN BUZZARDS! March 17 is St Patrick’s Day AND Buzzard Day. Fill up on all-you-can-eat pancakes (with the best sausage sides ever!), starting at 7:00 a.m. (til 2:30 p.m.) at Hinckley Elementary School, 1586 Center Road. $6.50/$4.00 children under 10. Bring a canned food and knock .50 off your meal ticket.
Walk off the calories at the craft fair in the school gym (7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.), where over 50 vendors offer jewelry, collectibles, gifts, handmade soaps and other goodies.
Spot live buzzards in the park (East Drive in Hinckley Reservation, MetroPark | click link for directions map) – free binoculars provided – and enjoy a little bluegrass music, more snacks & live demos and raptors facts. Just show up and bring friends!
Visit Ye Olde Buzzard Shop and gather up buzzard gear. From tee-shirts and tattoos to beverage koozies and a St. Patrick’s Day Ale glass, make Buzzard Day memorable. Click here for order form. Mail check and order form to the PO Box address at the upper left corner of this page. Sorry, no credit cards accepted.See what fun we had at Buzzard Day on Facebook!
2012 Pancake Breakfast Food Facts:1,800 Breakfasts served 750 lbs of Five Star Sausage 600 lbs of pancake mix 30 gallons of pancake syrup Thank you to Medina County REACT, Simic’s Service Station, Hinckley Township Fire & Police Departments, Buehler’s in Brunswick and our community volunteers!
HIGHLIGHTS OF BUZZARD DAY 2012!