8 Winter Festivals In Cleveland That Are Simply Unforgettable

Here in Northeast Ohio, winter may slow us down, but it certainly doesn’t stop us. The season may be filled with fewer festivals than in the summer and fall, but it has its own share of festivities that are not to be missed. The best wintertime festivals are in and around Cleveland, and they’re too close to home to pass up. Prepare for a festive and fun season, because these epic events will have you up to your elf ears in merrymaking.

(Don’t miss Northeast Ohio’s very first guided holiday lights tour. Tickets can be found here!)

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This area is endlessly cozy and friendly in the holiday season, and these merry markets and cheerful celebrations help lessen the stress. Which of these celebrations are you most looking forward to? Are there others that belong on this list? Let us know in the comments!

If you are determined to get out and about this winter, you must check out these awesome winter destinations.