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Summer in Cleveland

Summer Events + Things to Do in Cleveland

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Welcome to summer in Cleveland, the perfect destination for endless sunshine and blue skies. Experience the best of summer in with a wide range of events and activities that cater to all ages and interests. From outdoor concerts to exciting festivals, there is something for everyone.

Check out the endless list of summer activities we have put together for you below. Use this guide to plan your trip with a stay at Kimpton Schofield, steps away from the fun!

Summer Bucket List

Come as a tourist; leave as a local with our summer bucket list around downtown Cleveland. Take a photo to confirm you visited all the places on our bucket list and present them to the front desk to redeem prizes. Pick up your bucket list today at the front desk!

East 4th Street, Cleveland
Playhouse Square

Playhouse Square Shows

  • Come From Away (7/25-7/30)
  • SIX: The Musical (8/8-9/10)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World (8/12)
family at aquarium


  • Children’s Museum of Cleveland
  • Greater Cleveland Aquarium
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Check out our spacious apartment-style living for the whole family

Arts & Culture

  • Botanical Gardens
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Natural History Museum
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Science Museum


  • LL Cool J (Aug. 12th)
  • Barry Manilow (Aug. 24th)
  • Jonas Brothers (Sept. 18th)
  • Aerosmith (Sept. 21st)
  • Greta Van Fleet (Sept. 23rd)
  • Peter Gabriel (Sept. 27th)


  • Cuyahoga Country Fair (8/8-8/13)
man on SUP

Outdoor Activities

  • Edgewater Beach
  • Lakewood Park
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Whiskey Island
  • Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland Sign

Iconic Sights

  • Cleveland Sign
  • Fountain of Eternal Life
  • Guardians of Transportation
  • Playhouse Square Chandelier
  • Wade Lagoon
  • Soldiers & Sailors Monument

For the Foodies

  • The Flats
  • West Side Market
  • Little Italy, Feast of the Assumption (August 12-15, 2023)
The Schofield Exterior

At The Schofield