Experience Cleveland’s cultural treasures at the 25th Annual Holiday CircleFest!

The 25th Annual Holiday CircleFest takes place this Friday Nov 30 from 5-9 p.m., Saturday Dec 1 from 1-7 p.m. and Sunday Dec 2 from 1-7 p.m. at Wade Oval (10820 East Blvd. Cleveland).


Here is a full schedule of events for this magical weekend:

Friday, Nov 30   5-9 p.m.

Skate under the stars at The Rink at Wade Oval!


Saturday, December 1   1-7 p.m.

-Shop for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts at the Holiday Markets. The Holiday Market is University Circle’s first outdoor shopping experience.

-Lace up your skates and enjoy The Rink at Wade Oval.

-Take a leisurely ride on a horse-drawn carriage, and watch as ice carvers transform solid blocks of ice into works of art.


Sunday, December 2      1-7 p.m.

-From 1 – 5:30 p.m., more than a dozen of University Circle’s renowned museums, gardens, galleries, churches, and schools open their doors free of charge and offer an afternoon of activities, music, food, fun, and shopping. Visitors can look forward to live performances from talented musicians, craft making, historic displays of holiday toys, storytelling, the city’s best gingerbread house competition, and much more.

-Outside, Wade Oval becomes Cleveland’s Central Park with the Holiday Market, food and beverages, ice carving demonstrations, horse drawn carriage rides, photos with Santa, and The Rink at Wade Oval.

-At 5:30 p.m., the activities will conclude with The Cleveland Museum of Art’s dramatic Winter Lights Lantern Procession.


For more information, visit https://www.universitycircle.org/events/2018/11/30/holiday-circlefest.

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