Cleveland, Ohio, is the place to be! We’ve got tons of fun events and goings-on lined up right here in Cleveland from August to October, from weekly events to help you get through the workday to bombastic weekends full of music, fun activities, and laughter.
You don’t want to miss a thing when you stay with us here in downtown Cleveland!
Cleveland Browns Games at Cleveland Browns Stadium
The new NFL season will be kicking off soon, and where better to support your favorite team than in the Cleveland Browns Stadium? Start the NFL season right with a home game on the following dates:
Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: September 10, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Tennessee Titans: September 24, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens: October 1, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. San Francisco 49ers: October 15, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Arizona Cardinals: November 5, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: November 19, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: December 10, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears: December 17, 2023
Cleveland Browns vs. New York Jets: December 28, 2023
Don’t miss out on any of these games and reserve your tickets now!
Weekly Events in Downtown Cleveland
Live music and events at the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame
The Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame is more than just a museum for music memorabilia. Rock Hall also holds many live music events with artists in residence and other local, regional, and national musical acts that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy music of all genres, from classic rock to hip-hop, and artists from all over the nation and the world. Rock Hall has long been dedicated to its mission to bring people together with the power of music and there’s no better way to showcase that than with their many upcoming live music events.
Best of all, most of these events are free to attend and spectate so you can enjoy a night full of good music and company completely free of charge! Most live music events take place at Union Home Mortgage Plaza, the outdoor plaza in front of the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
Symphony at Sunset
Happening every Sunday for the entire month of August, Symphony at Sunset brings you family-friendly Sunday picnics like no other. Pack a picnic basket full of all your favorite treats, bring your friends or family, and watch the sunset over Lake Erie as you listen to some of the city’s best classical musicians play everything from classical favorites to modern tunes.
Symphony at Sunset takes place every Sunday at Voinovich Bicentennial Park at North Coast Harbor.
Chase those Monday blues away with Memorial Mondays, a new way to lift your spirits and get you ready for the coming week! Every Monday from May to September at Fort Huntington Park, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, have your fill of food trucks with the most scrumptious lunch or brunch offerings and music among the park’s iconic memorials.
Food Truck Tuesdays
Keep the ball rolling with Food Truck Tuesdays at Public Square, featuring a rotating lineup of all your favorite local food trucks, live music, and plenty of outdoor seating for everyone, every Tuesday. Better yet, connect to the park’s free wifi and share your must-see food pics and selfies with your friends and family.
Can’t get enough of the food truck craze? Walnut Wednesdays bring you a curated lineup of some of the best food trucks in the city and local musicians for a wonderful midday treat in downtown Cleveland. Walnut Wednesday takes place, you guessed it, every Wednesday from May to September at Perk Plaza from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
North Coast Namasté
Find your daily wellness with North Coast Harbor at North Coast Namasté, a free 45-minute public yoga class that runs from June to August with local yoga instructors and traditional multi-level yoga for all ages and skill levels. With a calming lakefront backdrop and a supportive environment, it’s the perfect place to find your weekly zen! North Coast Namasté takes place every Tuesday till August 29, 2023, from 6 PM to 7 PM at Voinovich Bicentennial Park. Don’t forget to register online before checking in!
Gigs on the Green
Summer is the season for music and fun here in Cleveland. With Gigs on the Green, you can enjoy a chill night with some of Cleveland’s coolest bands at scenic locations all over the city. Grab your friends, family, or that special someone, plus a blanket or two, and vibe to the hottest sounds of the summer while you gaze out at the Cleveland skyline. Gigs on the Green take place from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Voinovich Bicentennial Park every Wednesday in August and then every Wednesday at US Bank Plaza from September to October.
Bocce at North Coast Harbor
It’s never too late to try something new this summer! Learn to play this timeless ball game with Bocce at North Coast Harbor, available for all ages. The outdoor bocce courts at Voinovich Park at North Coast Harbor serve as the perfect place to show off your skills or learn all the tips and tricks from the expert. Learn to play bocce every Wednesday night at Voinovich Bicentennial Park from 6 PM to 8 PM.
Pop-Ups on US Bank Plaza
Spice up your Tuesday lunchtimes at Pop-Ups on US Bank Plaza. Part of the city’s Tunes @ Noon series, Pop-Ups on US Bank Plaza brings you live music and outdoor games, the most ideal companion to your lunchtime. Head on over to US Bank Plaza every Tuesday from 12 PM to 1 PM and bring your friends and coworkers!
Lunch in the Lane
Another part of the Tunes @ Noon outdoor concert series, Lunch in the Lane takes over an entire lane every Thursday at Lighthouse Park for live music, yard games, and plenty of tables and chairs for everyone. Grab a bite to eat and something to drink and head on down to Lunch in the Lane from 12 PM to 1:30 PM for a cool, new pick-me-up to your Thursday noontimes.
Events in Cleveland From August to October
Cleveland National Airshow
Discover a new way to spend Labor Day weekend in Cleveland with the Cleveland National Airshow! Witness legendary airshow performers like Patty Wagstaff, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, and Tom Larkin’s Mini Jet show off their aircraft and death-defying aerodynamic tricks that are sure to leave you gasping and clamoring for more. Head on over to Burke Lakefront Airport on September 2, 3, and 4, 2023, for an unforgettable airshow that’ll take your breath away.
September - November Bright Nights
Brighten up those long summer nights with the Bright Nights outdoor concert series, taking place every second Saturday of the month from September to November at a new location every month. Grab a drink or two from the bar, find a seat with your friends, and spend a wonderful evening listening to live music in warm and welcoming downtown Cleveland. Head down to US Bank Plaza on September 9, 2023, Voinovich Bicentennial Park on October 14, 2023, and PNC Plaza on November 11, 2023, from 6 PM to 9 PM.
Have the most unforgettable Halloween bar crawl of your life with Horroween, hosted by Bar Crawl Live. Put on your best costume and get a cover-free, all-access ticket to over 5 top-rated venues in downtown Cleveland with the freshest DJs and discounted drinks and specials. It’s your traditional bar or pub crawl taken to the next level! Be a part of the hottest Halloween event in town on October 21, 27, and 28, 2023. The party starts at 3 PM on October 21 and 28 and 6 PM on October 27.
There’s no such thing as a dull day in downtown Cleveland! Don’t miss out on any of these amazing Cleveland events and book a slip with us here at North Coast Harbor Marina today.