Cleveland’s premiere Christmas Show is right around the corner!

I-X Christmas Connection returns to the I-X Center (1 IX Center Dr. Cleveland) this Friday Nov 16 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday Nov 17 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Nov 18 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Kick off the Christmas shopping season with more than 700 booths filled with unique gift ideas, crafts, specialty foods, home décor, jewelry and much more. This weekend-long event features 140 new vendors to shop, complimentary gift wrapping and some of Cleveland’s most talented performers entertaining on two stages daily.

Bring the little ones for a day of fun too! They’ll be able to make their Christmas wishes with their very own Santa, Mrs. Claus, elves and a special guest, shop in the expanded Sugar Plum Shoppe featuring over 4,000 pre-wrapped gifts (under $8.00 each) and enjoy Breakfast with Santa on Saturday and Sunday for an additional fee.

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For 33 years the I-X Christmas Connection has been Northeast Ohio’s premier Christmas Show and one you won’t want to miss!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.