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Can you believe it’s almost the Fourth of July? If it snuck up on you like it snuck up on me, you might be searching for some last-minute fun things to do. Never fear! Here’s a sampling of some of the holiday fun in Cleveland:
Tall Ships Festival
Stopping in their first U.S. port here in Cleveland, the impressive tall ships offer something for all ages. The Tall Ships Festival runs July 3-7 at the Port of Cleveland. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children 6-14, and free for children 5 and under. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here.
Red, White and Brew
Experience both fish and fireworks at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s Red, White and Brew event on July 4. From 6-8pm, the aquarium exhibits are open. Then, head out to the boardwalk for food, drinks, music, and a beautiful view of the skyline and fireworks. Tickets are $25 for adults (includes 1 drink ticket) and $10 for kids. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here.
Patriotic Concerts at Blossom
Music and picnicking are a perfect combination for the holiday weekend! On July 3 and 4, the Blossom Festival Band will perform patriotic melodies, such as Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Fireworks will follow the performances. Then, the Cleveland Orchestra opens its summer season on July 5 and 6. Tickets range from $25-$45. For more details and to purchase tickets, click here.
The Tribe kicks off a home stand on July 5 against the Detroit Tigers. There are plenty of promotions throughout the weekend, including $1 dogs and fireworks to patriotic music on Friday, a 1904 replica cap giveaway on Saturday, and KeyBank Kids Fun Day on Sunday. Tickets are available online or for walk-up purchase.
From Lakewood to Edgewater and beyond, there are plenty of places to check out fireworks in the area. Check out Cleveland.com’s round-up of local fireworks displays.
However you celebrate, take time to be grateful for our freedom and have a safe, happy Fourth of July!