Cleveland Events Calendar

Please note: Some events have been canceled, postponed, or rescheduled for 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please only use this as a guide to what is normally scheduled – check individual event websites for more info/updates.

Here’s a look at a variety of fun events, festivals, shows, and more happening this year in Cleveland. We share mostly recurring events on this list – meaning these are all things that you can expect to happen at least once annually.

This list is updated throughout the year!

Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor

Cool things happening in Cleveland in 2021

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August

September

October

November

  • November 8-14, 2021: Cleveland Pizza Week
  • November 16, 2021-January 2, 2022: Wild Winter Lights at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • November 20, 2021-January 1, 2022: A Garden Holiday at the Cleveland Botanical Garden (annual holiday event)
  • November 26, 2021-January 1, 2022: Winter RiverFest in the Flats (annual holiday event)
  • November 25, 2021: Turkey Trot (annual Thanksgiving race)
  • November 27, 2021: Winterfest (annual tree lighting event at Public Square)
  • November 27-December 22, 2021: Festival of Trees at the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square

December

  • November 16, 2021-January 2, 2022: Wild Winter Lights at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • November 20, 2021-January 1, 2022: A Garden Holiday at the Cleveland Botanical Garden (annual holiday event)
  • November 26, 2021-January 1, 2022: Winter RiverFest in the Flats (annual holiday event)
  • November 27-December 22, 2021: Festival of Trees at the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square
  • December 4, 2021: Light Up Lakewood event
  • December 11, 2021: Wintertide festival in Gordon Square
  • A Christmas Story Run (5K/10K race) – canceled for 2021
  • TBD: Holiday CircleFest in University Circle
Cleveland skyline

Summer concert series

The Cleveland Metroparks are once again running concert series at Edgewater Beach and Euclid Beach Park this summer. Here’s the current schedule:

Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom

Each summer, the Cleveland Orchestra performs concerts at Blossom Music Center. The outdoor music venue is a local favorite, and the orchestra is heading back for the summer season!

Find full concert details for 2021 here.

Edgewater Live 2021

  • Canceled for 2021

Euclid Beach Live 2021

  • Canceled for 2021