As summer rolls on, it seems like things are just getting busier and busier, with so many great events in Cleveland:
Wade Oval Wednesdays
Every Wednesday until August 29
Live music, food, a Farmers’ market, movies, and tons of people: it’s a great summer party every Wednesday in University Circle. Admission is free. Just bring a blanket and hang out in one of Cleveland’s most beautiful areas! For more information and the line-up of bands, click here.
Cleveland Wine Festival
Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28
Voinovich Bicentennial Park
The Cleveland Wine Festival is a great way to indulge two of my favorite things: sipping wine and looking at the Cleveland skyline. Held at Voinovich Bicentennial Park, with gorgeous views of the city, you have access to tasting over 270 types of wine, listening to music, watching food demos and more. Chateau Ste. Michelle will be there with their The Reason for Riesling tour, sampling three different kinds of Riesling, as well as having Culinary Director John Sarich do a cooking demonstration. Tickets are $28 in advance and $35 at the door for the Wine Festival.
Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden
Sunday, July 29 at 6pm
Italian Cultural Garden
Opera in a beautiful garden with wood-fired pizzas and free wine…what’s not to love?! Join the Italian Cultural Garden Foundation for a live performance by Opera Per Tutti of classic opera music from La Boheme, Carmen, and more. Admission is FREE! There will be 250 chairs set up, but blankets and picnics are encouraged. Click here for more info.
Emerging Chefs Present Sagra di San Rocco
Friday, August 3 at 6pm
Saint Rocco Parish
Emerging Chefs and Chef Jeff Fisher present an Italian feast served communal-style. You can trust there will be plenty of great wine, too! Come and indulge in this culinary treat for only $50 per ticket. Click here for more info and to buy tickets.
Ten Years of Rhapsody: A Progressive Arts Alliance Celebration
Saturday, August 11 at 7:30pm
House of Blues Cleveland
The Progressive Arts Alliance is celebrating its tenth anniversary of taking arts-in-education directly to children across Cleveland with a fabulous party of House of Blues. Grandmaster Flash will host a dance party, the Corporate Cleveland dance crew challenge will take place, there will be silent auctions and raffles, and much more. Tickets start at just $25. Click here for more information and to buy tickets. And stay tuned to Why CLE? for more information about the great work PAA does in our community.
What upcoming events are you looking forward to?!
***Disclosure: I was asked by Chateau Ste. Michelle to help promote the Cleveland Wine Festival and blog about my experience there. In exchange, I will receive 2 complimentary tickets. I was also asked by Emerging Chefs to help promote Sagra di San Rocco. In exchange, I was offered 1 complimentary media pass, but declined due to scheduling conflicts. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***