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Summer in Downtown Cleveland means great live music, the best summer festivals and, of course, the July 4 firework spectacular. Choose from one of your old haunts or discover a new favorite bar or restaurant in the East and West Bank of The Flats, or bring your blankets, family and pets along to beautiful Edgewater Park and sprawl out for fireworks and fun. When the sun sets, this free and family-friendly event begins.
Whether you’re chasing around a furry friend, want to hit the town with your significant other or are traveling into the city with the entire family, here are the best places for you to go in Downtown Cleveland to catch the fireworks on Independence Day.
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Trying to go easy on the wallet this year? We get it. All the best views in life are free. Grab a blanket and make your own seat at North Coast Harbor, Rivergate Park, Flats East Bank Boardwalk, Settler’s Landing Park, Whiskey Island, Wendy Park and Voinovich Park just in time for the post-dusk fireworks show.
How about a little history for the holidays? Stretch out on the deck of the Steamship William G. Mather with your family and watch the lights over Lake Erie. Food and drinks will be sold steps away in the Great Lakes Science Center café. Beer and wine are also available, if you’re feeling a little thirsty before the festivities. Purchase tickets from the Great Lakes Science Center for $16 ($13 for GLSC members).
Treat yourself to a romantic night of dinner, dancing and celebrating with an evening cruise along Lake Erie. Grab a table on the Nautica Queen for a low-key, unforgettable evening and one of the best seats in the house to watch the fireworks over the lake. Tickets are available from the Nautica Queen with prices ranging from $15 to $47 depending on age and dining preferences.
Take in some of the most amazing views the city has to offer with a July 4th night out on the water. It doesn’t matter if you’re enjoying a great dinner or getting down on the dancefloor before the fireworks show starts, one thing’s for sure — if you’re on the Goodtime, you know you’re going to have fun. Tickets are available with prices ranging from $35-$90.95 depending on dinner and deck preferences.
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The fun doesn’t end when the fireworks stop. Keep the party goin’ all week long with MLB® All-Star Week™ July 5-9. Celebrate America’s favorite pastime with an exciting, interactive baseball festival and field right in the heart of Downtown Cleveland. Hit one out of the park at Progressive Field in a virtual simulator, take photos with Hall of Famers, experience exhibits from the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum and check out tons of free events happening all week long.
SPECIAL OFFER! Head to the inside experience at PLAY BALL PARK™, located in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, for the ultimate fan experience. If you visit on July 5 make sure to get the special discount. Simply purchase tickets online using the code FRIDAY5 to get $5 off the cost of admission.
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