Father’s Day Weekend in Cleveland: June 15-16, 2013
This weekend, forget buying dad the new tie and golf clubs. Instead, give him something more valuable, your time. Hang out with pops at these great Cleveland events that he, and the rest of the family, is sure to love.
Of course, don’t miss the opening of the brand-new Cleveland Convention Center on Saturday, June 15 from 10am – 4pm for the “Celebrate the Center: Community Open House and Celebration” event.
You can always visit our searchable calendar for more events at: www.positivelycleveland.com/play/events.
Father’s Day at the Zoo – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & The RainForest
This Sunday, take dad to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo & The RainForest from 10am to 7pm where all dads receive half price admission. This event offers fun for the whole family with close-up animal encounters, Professor Wylde’s Animal Show and various Meet-the-Keeper activities where you interact with the zookeepers themselves. For questions call 216.661.6500 or visit www.clemetzoo.com/events/event.asp?event_id=28.
Cleveland Indians vs. Washington Nationals – Progressive Field, Downtown Cleveland
Head to Progressive Field and cheer for the home team Cleveland Indians as they take on the Washington Nationals. Before the game, stop by the “Rally Alley” and enjoy the food vendors, live music, appearances from Indians alumni and more. On Saturday, be one of the first 10,000 fans and you’ll receive a free promotional Jason Kipnis Replica Home Jersey. After the game, be sure to stay and enjoy the stellar AD/DC themed fireworks show. For tickets and more information call 216.420.4487 or visit www.cleveland.indians.mlb.com.
Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival – Veteran’s Memorial Park, Avon
Come celebrate Father’s Day at the Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Avon. This quirky, weekend long event celebrates the many uses of duct tape. Festivities include duct tape sculptures, duct tape fashion shows, live music, a parade, games, food and more. For more information visit www.ducttapefestival.com.
Nautica Queen Father’s Day Brunch – West Bank of The Flats, Downtown Cleveland
This Father’s Day, let out dad’s inner skipper as you explore the Cleveland lakefront while taking in gorgeous views of the Cleveland skyline. The Nautica Queen Cruise ship is offering a Father’s Day brunch from 11am to 1:30pm and an early dinner cruise from 4pm to 6:30pm. For reservations call 216.696.8888 or visit www.nauticaqueen.com.
Other things to do in Cleveland this Weekend:
Clifton Arts and Musicfest – Clifton Blvd., Edgewater/Cuddell
Saturday’s Clifton Arts and Musicfest on Clifton Blvd. in the Edgewater/Cuddell neighborhood combines fine art with great live music. During this street-festival-style art show, you can view the juried artwork from around the United States. For more information call 216.228.4383 or visit www.cudell.com/artsfest.asp.
Cleveland Wine Festival – Voinovich Park, Downtown Cleveland
Located on the lakefront is the annual Cleveland Wine Festival, a delicious and educational culinary experience in a beautiful outdoor setting. Festivities include live music, cooking demonstrations, local cuisine sampling and, of course, wine tastings. Featuring more than 270 wines from all over the world, this exciting culinary festival can’t be missed. For more information call 216.664.2485 or visit www.clevelandwinefestival.com.
More Events Happening in Cleveland This Weekend:
- 6/14 – Bill Burr @ Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare
- 6/14 – Darren Criss @ House of Blues Cleveland
- 6/15 – Fleetwood Mac Live @ Quicken Loans Arena
- 6/16 – Queensryche @ House of Blues
- Now-6/16 – The Tenors @ Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare
For more information visit Positively Cleveland’s website at www.positivelycleveland.com/events.