See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Cleveland area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Performances take place throughout the year. See their website for concert info, schedule and ticket info.
March 30 - April 10, 2016, Tower City Cinemas, Tower City Center in Downtown Cleveland. Browse their online archive for a upcoming films, plus a complete listing of those that have played in the previous 38 years of festivals. Typically at least 300 films from approximately 60 countries are showcased, along with over 200 visiting feature & short subject filmmakers.
April 28 - May 1, 2016. In Independence at: the Holiday Inn, Cleveland South, 6001 Rockside Rd; and Cleveland Rockside, 5800 Rockside Wods Rd. A weekend of leather & fetish parties at Mean Bull/Flex and The Leather Stallion Saloon, workshops & vendor mart. They also sponsor several smaller CLAW Nation events around the country throughout the year. See website for full details.
April 29 - May 21, 2016, (Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm) at Main Stage Theatre. St. George's Day, the morning of the county fair, Johnny "Rooster" Byron, local waster/modern day Pied Piper, is a wanted man. Council officials want to evict him, Marky his son, wants to be taken to the fair, Troy Whitworth wants to beat him up, and his motley crew of mates want his drugs and alcohol.
June 18, 2016, the 29th annual summertime celebration combining fine arts & live music performances – a true street festival located in a very attractive & vibrant urban neighborhood setting, 9821 Lorain Avenue. See website for performers and more information.
Early August, 2016 (TBC), the largest LGBTQIA festival representing Northeast Ohio (Greater Cleveland/Akron/Canton). Parade: staging area Ontario St between St Clair and Lakeside Ave, proceeding east down Lakeside Ave to E 9th north to Al Lerner Way (R+R Hall of Fame). Staging area 10amto step off at noon. Festival food, beverages, dancing, and stage entertainment.