Top CLE Holiday Shopping Options
Make your list, check it twice and then head out to these holiday shopping venues and events to score this year’s hottest item or that perfect present for everyone in the family.
- The Bazaar Bizarre, a juried craft show that prides itself as “not your granny’s craft fair,” features jewelry, T-shirts, pottery and other funky wares, perfect for even the hardest to shop for person. It will be a part of the Larchmere Holiday stroll Thanksgiving weekend and take place in the West 78th Studios on Dec. 8-9.
- Saving procrastinators year after year is 5th annual Last Minute Market & Screw Factory Open Studio on Dec. 15, where more than 65 artists and craftspeople from Cleveland and the rust belt region sell very form of art and craft gifts imaginable. Additionally, the artists whose studios are in the Screw Factory building open their doors to offer a peek at their workspace and an opportunity to purchase their work.
- As a nod to the neighborhood’s artisan roots, the dozens of galleries that comprise Little Italy on Cleveland’s east side open their doors the first weekend of December for the inviting Holiday Art Walk. Many of the galleries offer cookies, hot chocolate, wine and other treats to accompany the shopping experience.
- Shop-til-you-drop, without breaking the bank at Aurora Farms or Lodi Station, Northeast Ohio’s outlet shopping malls who offer extended hours and special deals during the holiday season.
- Stroll the quaint shopping complexes, Crocker Park, Eton Chagrin Boulevard and Legacy Village, or get in some retail therapy at one of the area’s many shopping malls such as Beachwood Place and Tower City Center. For those who aren’t as into the hunt but love high-style, retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom offer personalized shopping services as well as style and fashion events making it even easier to keep up with the latest trends.
- Shoppers can explore Tremont during the monthly Art Walk, on Dec. 14, and stumble upon trendy shopping, culinary gems, great pubs and art galleries galore. The eclectic mix of Tremont offerings proves to have a little something for everyone. From handmade chocolates and local art galleries to exciting restaurants with food by great chefs there’s plenty to see, taste and purchase.
For our Top Family Friendly Holiday Events and Activities click here.
For our Top 7 Holiday Theater Experiences click here.
For more information about the holidays in Cleveland and to book your stay visit www.holidaysincle.com.
– April Ingle, Communications Coordinator