Everything Worth Doing in Cleveland This Spring

Whether it's snowing or sunny, springtime in Cleveland is completely up and down. But hey, at least it isn't winter anymore. And in celebration, here are 19 of the events and activities that will get you (mostly) out of doors in this new season up until Memorial Day. Just be sure to bring a jacket.

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Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure
Through October
Mill Stream Run Reservation, 16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville
Go Ape,  a national treetop and outdoor adventure course company, quietly opened its first Ohio outlet in Strongsville in 2015. Since then, people have zoomed and lept through the trees on zip lines, suspended obstacle courses, rope ladders, and more. Now that the courses are reopened for spring, it’s time to zip into action. Various pricing packages are available. 
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Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure


Through October
Mill Stream Run Reservation, 16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville
Go Ape, a national treetop and outdoor adventure course company, quietly opened its first Ohio outlet in Strongsville in 2015. Since then, people have zoomed and lept through the trees on zip lines, suspended obstacle courses, rope ladders, and more. Now that the courses are reopened for spring, it’s time to zip into action. Various pricing packages are available.

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Azure Rooftop Lounge
Eventually open through summer
2017 E. 9th St.
At more than 8,000 square feet, this splashy bar is one of Cleveland’s largest rooftop spots, and its downtown views do not disappoint. While the space isn’t open yet, it will be soon. We’ll alert the masses when it opens. 
Photo via @_plate/Instagram

Azure Rooftop Lounge


Eventually open through summer
2017 E. 9th St.
At more than 8,000 square feet, this splashy bar is one of Cleveland’s largest rooftop spots, and its downtown views do not disappoint. While the space isn’t open yet, it will be soon. We’ll alert the masses when it opens.

Photo via @_plate/Instagram
 Cavaliers Playoffs Game
Potentially through June
Quicken Loans Arena, 1 Center Ct.
Of course, it’s hard for magic to strike twice, but we believe in our current World Champion Cavs! (Getting tickets to these games isn’t always cheap or easy, so be on the lookout for watch parties as the post season progresses).
Brian J. Robinson Photo

Cavaliers Playoffs Game


Potentially through June
Quicken Loans Arena, 1 Center Ct.
Of course, it’s hard for magic to strike twice, but we believe in our current World Champion Cavs! (Getting tickets to these games isn’t always cheap or easy, so be on the lookout for watch parties as the post season progresses).

Brian J. Robinson Photo
 Cleveland Flea
Kicks off Sat, April 22
AsiaTown
There’s a little bit of everything at the market. Come by for brunch, or visit any of the vendors to spend the day shopping. Visit the market from April to October on select Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $1 for adults This year’s dates are April 22, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Oct. 14.
Caitlin Summers Photo

Cleveland Flea


Kicks off Sat, April 22
AsiaTown
There’s a little bit of everything at the market. Come by for brunch, or visit any of the vendors to spend the day shopping. Visit the market from April to October on select Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $1 for adults This year’s dates are April 22, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Oct. 14.

Caitlin Summers Photo
Beasts n’ Brews ChiliFest
Sat, April 29
Legacy Village, 25333 Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst
Supporting the North Union Farmers Market, Beasts n’ Brews ChiliFest gives folks a taste of delicious chilis from local chefs and farms. When you’ve tried them all (and you should try them all) you can vote for the best chili in the county. Tickets are $5.
Photo via beastsnbrews/Instagram

Beasts n’ Brews ChiliFest


Sat, April 29
Legacy Village, 25333 Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst
Supporting the North Union Farmers Market, Beasts n’ Brews ChiliFest gives folks a taste of delicious chilis from local chefs and farms. When you’ve tried them all (and you should try them all) you can vote for the best chili in the county. Tickets are $5.

Photo via beastsnbrews/Instagram
Terrarium Tea Party
Sun, April 30
by Lush and Lovely Floristry, 3408 Bridge Ave.
The Terrarium Tea Party workshop is perfect for you and your favorite For this adventure, the fine people at Lush and Lovely Floristry will help you take teacups and succulents and turn them into your very own terrarium. A cool $70 buys two people food, non-alcoholic drinks and all materials for the craft project. 
Photo via lushandlovelyfloristry/Instagram

Terrarium Tea Party


Sun, April 30
by Lush and Lovely Floristry, 3408 Bridge Ave.
The Terrarium Tea Party workshop is perfect for you and your favorite For this adventure, the fine people at Lush and Lovely Floristry will help you take teacups and succulents and turn them into your very own terrarium. A cool $70 buys two people food, non-alcoholic drinks and all materials for the craft project.

Photo via lushandlovelyfloristry/Instagram
Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica opens
Wed, May 3
2014 Sycamore St.
The British indie-pop and electronic trio the XX kicks off the Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica season this year. Touring behind their first album since 2012's Coexist, the act should have more than a few surprises up their sleeves. The rest of the season consists of Paul Simon, Norah Jones, My Morning Jacket, Alt-J and more. 
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Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica opens


Wed, May 3
2014 Sycamore St.
The British indie-pop and electronic trio the XX kicks off the Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica season this year. Touring behind their first album since 2012's Coexist, the act should have more than a few surprises up their sleeves. The rest of the season consists of Paul Simon, Norah Jones, My Morning Jacket, Alt-J and more.

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 Tequila Fest Cleveland
Fri, May 5
Lago, 1091 W. 10th St.
Cinco de Mayo is on a Friday this year, which means the return of the annual Tequila Fest Cleveland celebration is going to be especially epic. Along with the requisite guacamole, salsa and taco tastings, expect samplings of more than 40 kinds of tequilas and plenty of cervezas. It’s going to be a party. 
Photo via Instagram

Tequila Fest Cleveland


Fri, May 5
Lago, 1091 W. 10th St.
Cinco de Mayo is on a Friday this year, which means the return of the annual Tequila Fest Cleveland celebration is going to be especially epic. Along with the requisite guacamole, salsa and taco tastings, expect samplings of more than 40 kinds of tequilas and plenty of cervezas. It’s going to be a party.

Photo via Instagram
 Indians games
Through September
Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario St.,
The Cleveland Indians know how to make our hearts sing and also make us cry. But this year, thanks to last year’s World Series run, people are really showing up. And when everyone’s there, there’s no better place to be … especially when you can score a District ticket for $13.
Emanuel Wallace Photo

Indians games


Through September
Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario St.,
The Cleveland Indians know how to make our hearts sing and also make us cry. But this year, thanks to last year’s World Series run, people are really showing up. And when everyone’s there, there’s no better place to be … especially when you can score a District ticket for $13.

Emanuel Wallace Photo
 Ingenuity’s Bal Aquatique
Sat, May 6
5401 Hamilton Ave.
Raising funds for art-meets-technology non-profit Ingenuity Cleveland, the deep sea wonderland-themed Bal: Aquatique offers an open bar along with live dance, art and music performances. As far as costumes are concerned, feel free to get in touch with your inner Ariel. The event is 21 and up.
Photo Via Facebook

Ingenuity’s Bal Aquatique


Sat, May 6
5401 Hamilton Ave.
Raising funds for art-meets-technology non-profit Ingenuity Cleveland, the deep sea wonderland-themed Bal: Aquatique offers an open bar along with live dance, art and music performances. As far as costumes are concerned, feel free to get in touch with your inner Ariel. The event is 21 and up.

Photo Via Facebook