04/28/17 - 04/22/18
Cleveland History Center
Saturday, December 02, 2017 12:00PM
Saturday, December 02, 2017 - Sunday, December 03, 2017
10820 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
University Circle's popular holiday event is now two days! Join us on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 and experience Cleveland's cultural treasures at the 24th Annual Holiday CircleFest.
Saturday, December 2
Shop for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts at the newly added Holiday Market, University Circle's first outdoor shopping experience. Indulge your taste buds with delicious treats from local restaurants and vendors.
Lace up your skates and enjoy Skate with Santa and live music at The Rink at Wade Oval.
Take a leisurely ride on a horse-drawn carriage, and watch as ice carvers transform solid blocks of ice into works of art.
Sunday, December 3
From 1:00-5:30 p.m., more than a dozen of University Circle’s renowned museums, gardens, galleries, churches, and schools open their doors free of charge and offer an afternoon of activities, music, food, fun, and shopping. Visitors can look forward to live performances from talented musicians, craft making, historic displays of holiday toys, storytelling, live animals, the city’s best gingerbread house competition, and much more.
Outside, Wade Oval becomes Cleveland’s Central Park with ice carving demonstrations, horse drawn carriage rides, and The Rink at Wade Oval (from 1:00-7:00 p.m.; weather permitting). From 5:30-6:00 p.m., the activities will conclude with The Cleveland Museum of Art’s dramatic Winter Lights Lantern Procession.
More information is coming soon, so check back often!
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FREE Holiday CircleFest Shuttle
Getting around Holiday CircleFest is easy with the free shuttle bus! Simply hop on where you see the red signs, ride the shuttle to your desired destination, then hop off. A full loop on the shuttle takes approximately 30 minutes. A map and a list of shuttle stops can be found in the program.
NEW: Ride the CircleLink to the Little Italy Holiday Art Walk
Take the CircleLink to Little Italy and explore its shops, galleries, and restaurants during the Holiday Art Walk. CircleLink is a free circulator service that runs throughout the neighborhood. To get to Little Italy, hop on a CircleLink bus at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Museum of Art, on Ford Road, or at the Little Italy-University Circle Red Line Rapid Station. A full loop on the CircleLink takes approximately 30 minutes. A map can be found in the program.