The following public events are scheduled for 2023. If you have suggestions or would like to help with an event, please contact us. For a list of previous events, click here.

June 2023 Meetup: Oberland Park / Newbury Township

Date: June 17, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Oberland Park Pavilion in Newbury Township

Come and join us at Oberland Park to show off your drones, learn about drones, meet other recreational and professionals that love flying!

Learn about Drones at Thompson Library

Date: July 1, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 6645 Madison Rd, Thompson, OH 44086

Getting started with drones! Our North Coast Alliance members Dan Chan and Dennis Hoffman will be on hand to teach the basics, purchasing and operating drones. An exciting, fun and adventurous hobby!

Discover Aviation Day 2023

Date: July 8, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Lorain County Airport

Discover Aviation Day is an annual event at the Lorain County Regional Airport that was created as a fun and educational family event to introduce people to the world of aviation.

Fly-in or Drive-in Fun and educational event for the entire family. A great opportunity for family and friends to get together and enjoy a day at your local airport. Pancake Breakfast hosted by EAA Chapter 1252 Classic Car Show featuring some of this region’s finest. Aviation Educational Booths.

Aircraft Displays featuring Beach City Baby Douglas C-53, 1930’s Stearman Biplane, TBM Avenger, Metro Life Flight helicopter and crew, T-6 Texan (selling rides), and the Ford Tri-Motor (selling rides).

Kid’s Activities, Food Vendors, Airplane Ride Opportunities. Free Young Eagle airplane rides for youths ages 8-17. A parent or legal guardian must be present. Admission $10 car. $5 motorcycle

Meet and Fly at Lakewood Park

Date: July 15, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lakewood Park

Enjoy some great views of Lake Erie, downtown Cleveland, and the Lakewood Solstice Steps.

2023 Cleveland Air Show

Start date: September 2, 2023
End date: September 4, 2023
All-day event
Location: 1501 N Marginal Road, Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland, OH

NORCODA is joining forces with the AUVSI Northern Ohio Satellite and the Cleveland Quad Squad drone racing group for a common Drone Zone exhibit space and drone flight demonstration at the Cleveland Airshow.

October 2023 Meetup: Fall Colors at Top O Ledges

Date: October 14, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Top 'O Ledges Picnic Area, Cleveland Metroparks

Enjoy some fall colors and flying at Top O Ledges picnic area in Hinckley. It is one of the only drone-allowed areas in the Metroparks. Many area drone pilots will be out to share tips and tricks for capturing great fall photos and videos. Bring your own drone or just stop by and say hello. We will have equipment you can use.

GIS Day 2023 at Lakeland Community College

Date: November 15, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Lakeland Community College / H Building Atrium

Join NORCODA for Lakeland’s Annual GIS Day. The event is for students, staff and the community to engage with GIS professionals and to learn how GIS impacts our daily lives. We typically have a lot of professional drones and equipment on display, and lots of industry pros to discuss drone mapping, 3D modeling, multispectral, and remote sensing.