75 Fun Things To Do In Cleveland

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Located in Ohio on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie, Cleveland offers a wide variety of fun things to do. From the Rock and Roll hall of Fame to its craft breweries, you’ll constantly have activities on your plate. Here’s 75 of our favorites!

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Get Lost at the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Heinen's Downtown

Do a pub crawl through Heinen’s Downtown

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West Side Market

Do some food shopping at West Side Market

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Kick off summer with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Kids Days

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PlayhouseSquare

Head to Playhouse Square’s annual Cinema at the Square festival

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Quicken Loans Arena

Catch a game or a concert at Quicken Loans Arena

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Waterloo Arts Fest

Explore Cleveland’s entertainment district at the annual Waterloo Arts Fest

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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Visit Greater Cleveland Aquarium to see fish from Ohio-native brook trout to ferocious piranhas

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Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall

See a concert with the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall

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Great Lakes Brewing Company

Take a Tour of Great Lakes Brewing Co. and Have a Pint

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University Circle

Be WOWed by the sights and sounds of Wade Oval Wednesdays at University Circle

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Cleveland Botanical Garden

Let your summer evening bloom at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Have a Great Rock n’ Roll day at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

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Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail

Run, Bike or Walk the Towpath Trail

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Edgewater Park

Party on the beach at Edgewater Park

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Horseshoe Casino Cleveland

Roll the dice at Horseshoe Casino Cleveland

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Cleveland Metroparks

Slide down a chute of ice while the cold air blasts your face at Cleveland Metroparks

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Lake View Cemetery

Take in the majestic view of the city from the second floor balcony of Lake View Cemetery

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Christmas Story House

Pose with the iconic leg lamp at Christmas Story House

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Rocky River Reservation

Get back in touch with nature at Rocky River Reservation

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b.a. Sweetie Candy Company

Wander and wonder like a kid in this Candy Land store named b.a. Sweetie Candy Company

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Lolly the Trolley

Take a guided tour of Downtown Cleveland in a fun trolley with Lolly the Trolley

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Tower City Center

Shop & eat in Tower City Center, the tallest building in Cleveland

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Progressive Field

Watch the Tribe’s fireworks after a win at Progressive Field

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Free Stamp

Take a quick picture at Free Stamp; the world’s largest rubber stamp

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Barrio in Tremont

Choose how you want your tacos with the create-your-own-tacos-menu at Barrio in Tremont

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JACK Thistledown Racino

Feel the excitement of live thoroughbred racing with JACK Thistledown Racino

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Cleveland Brew Bus

Spend a fun afternoon with Cleveland Brew Bus

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Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Take your dog off a leash at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

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Cleveland Cycle Tours

Experience the ultimate group party bike with Cleveland Cycle Tours

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Warehouse District

Choose among a wide variety of restaurants at Warehouse District

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Ray's MTB

Burn off some energy at Ray’s MTB indoor bike park

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Music Box Supper Club

Take in the beauty of the bridges and river with a pre-concert drink and a bite at the Music Box Supper Club patio

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Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

Take a trip back in time and become amazed by the antique cars at Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

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Cleveland Bike Tours

Ride along with others for a guided tour of the city with Cleveland Bike Tours

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Hope Memorial Bridge

Stroll along the Cuyahoga River at Hope Memorial Bridge

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Blue Hen Falls

Get mesmerized by the beauty of Blue Hen Falls

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Porthouse Theatre

See a play at Porthouse Theatre

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Goodtime III

Take a boat ride up Cuyahoga River for a majestic tour of the Cleveland city with Goodtime III

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Cleveland Cultural Gardens

Let your love of flowers blossom in Cleveland summers at Cleveland Cultural Gardens

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Cleveland Police Historical Society, Inc. & Museum

Check out the jail cell at Cleveland Police Historical Society, Inc. & Museum

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Edgewater Marina

Picnic on the beach at Edgewater Marina

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Cleveland Institute of Art

Appreciate the art at Cleveland Institute of Art

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The Mall

Choose among a wide variety of stores at The Mall Cleveland

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The Corner Alley

Bowl & dine at The Corner Alley

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Gateway District

Catch your favorite game at one of the sport venues in Gateway District

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Malley's Chocolate Factory

Try out the best dark chocolates at Malley’s Chocolate Factory

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Nautica Queen

Take a dinner cruise boat ride on Lake Erie with Nautica Queen

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Segway Tours of Cleveland

Take a fun segway tour through Downtown Cleveland with Segway Tours

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Wendy Park

Play a volleyball match with your friends at Wendy Park

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Piccadilly's Fine Art Galleries

Seek out some great fine art pieces at Piccadilly’s Fine Art Galleries

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Beachland Ballroom

Shake your hips to one of America’s great garage bands at Beachland Ballroom

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Go! Running Tours Cleveland

Sightsee Cleveland on the run the fun way with Go! Running Tours Cleveland

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Put in Bay Golf Carts

Hire a Golf cart to visit the island with Put in Bay Golf Carts

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Chocolate76

Try out homemade and handmade candies at Chocolate76

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Escape in 60

Explore your inner Indiana Jones with Escape in 60

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Glass Bubble Project

Learn Glass Blowing at Glass Bubble Project

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Waterloo 7 Studio/Gallery

Live through the creations of Jerry Schmidt at Waterloo 7 Studio/Gallery

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Naturevation

Take a guided tour into the hidden natural places of northeast Ohio with Naturevation

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Tabletop Board Game Cafe

Feed your enthusiasm with Tabletop Board Game Cafe

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Perplexity Games Room Escape Challenge

Have a blast at Perplexity Games Room Escape Challenge; finding the clues to your escape

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Superelectric Pinball Parlor

Get back to the good old days while playing some pinball at Superelectric Pinball Parlor

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Hilarities Comedy Club

Catch a Local comedy show at Hilarities Comedy Club

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Sweeties Golfland Park

Spend a warm summer night having fun at Sweeties Golfland Park

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SUP CLE Stand Up Paddleboarding Cleveland Ohio

Find water, stand up & start paddling at SUP CLE Stand Up Paddleboarding

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Cleveland Improv

Get your act together at Cleveland Improv

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Velvet Tango Room

Have a Cocktail at the Velvet Tango Room

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Azure Sun Lounge

Live the high life at the chic new rooftop Azure bar at the Metropolitan

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The Cleveland Flea

Browse, eat, drink and be merry at the Cleveland Flea

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Firefly's Miniature Indoor Golf

Glow in the dark Firefly’s Miniature Indoor Golf at South Park Mall

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Brunswick SkateStation

Roller Skate to music with Brunswick SkateStation

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Sandys frozen whip

Sweeten your night with an “original Euclid Beach Park strawberry custard” at Sandy’s Frozen Whip

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Mitchell's Ice Cream

Top off a night in Ohio City with a scoop of Key Lime Pie or Fresh Strawberry flavors at Mitchell’s Ice Cream on West 25th Street.

Cleveland now has a recent NBA championship and so much more! There’s a ton of things to do in this city that we may be missing. That’s okay, our writers got tired after 75! But we won’t hesitate to add more attractions if they deserve it. Please send us any suggestions. Looking for more awesome activities in Ohio? Check out the top attractions in Cincinnati and places to see in Columbus!