Cleveland’s 2016 Winter Itinerary
Winter Wonder in The Land
Le Petit Triangle Café Breakfast
Start your day with French breakfast bites at this cozy café.
A Christmas Story House
Relive the classic movie “A Christmas Story” at Ralphie’s house, which features original props, costumes and memorabilia from the film as well as hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes photos.
Ice Skating and Lunch at Public Square
Go ahead and shred some ice in Public Square’s ice rink. Then, head over to the non-GMO heroes at REBol and fuel up with one of their signature bols.
Shopping 5th Street Arcades
Start your holiday shopping at the 5th Street Arcades, and buy something nice for yourself while you’re at it.
Dinner at Mabel’s BBQ
Smoked meats seasoned with Eastern European spices– you can’t get much more authentic than Michael Symon’s Mabel’s BBQ.
Catch a holiday stage show at Playhouse Square
Sure, seeing the world’s largest outdoor chandelier is awesome but you’re in for a treat with what is inside Playhouse Square. Head over to one of the theatres now showing holiday favorites.
Brunch at Townhall
Wake up and get ready for the crêpe station at Townhall. Home to many other awesome breakfast bites if crêpes aren’t your thing.
West Side Market
Since 1912, Cleveland’s oldest indoor/outdoor food market has been selling customers some of the best food in Cleveland. Take a stroll through the market’s vendors and you’re guaranteed to try something you have never experienced before.
Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden
The Cleveland Botanical Garden transforms into a winter wonderland with a two-story tree, lights, decorations and carolers singing throughout the garden as you celebrate holiday cheer.
cbgarden.org/glow, 216.721.1600, ext. 100
Melt Bar and Grilled
Start your holiday eating right with the Melt challenge or save room for other meals this holiday season with their signature Kindergarten grilled cheese.
Nov. 12-Dec. 20, The Polar Express.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. cvsr.com, 800.468.4070
Nov. 25-Dec. 23, Country Lights.
Lake Metroparks Farmpark. lakemetroparks.com, 800.366.FARM
Nov. 25-27 & Dec. 1-4, 8-23, 26-30, Deck the Hall.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. stanhywet.org, 330.836.5533
Dec. 2-4, CLE Creates Artists and Makers Events.
Cleveland’s St. Clair Superior Neighborhood, Lakewood’s Birdtown Neighborhood, Downtown Cleveland’s Campus District.
Dec. 3, 9-10, 16-18, 20-23, Holiday Lantern Tours.
Hale Farm & Village. wrhs.org, 800.589.9703
Dec. 10-11, 15-18, Cleveland Orchestra Christmas Concerts.
Severance Hall. clevelandorchestra.com, 216.231.7300