5 things to do this weekend in Cleveland: August 25-27

5 things to do this weekend in Cleveland: August 25-27
Posted at 8:00 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-27 12:32:04-04

Cleveland, another weekend is here so it's time to get out and do something fun. From the Garlic Festival to discussing political candidates over a cold beer, there's something for everyone.

NightMarket in Cleveland 2017, August

The market brings food, music, dance and culture all to one market. The night markets are traditional in places like Taiwan, Laos and Vietnam. In Cleveland, they reflect the Asian-American culture and how the local community has assimilated to the neighborhood.

When: Friday, August 25

Where: E 21st St, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Admission: FREE

Cleveland Garlic Festival

Mints and gum are no match this-two day festival. Garlic lovers unite. The 8th Annual Garlic Festival brings some of Cleveland's top garlic dishes to one festival. Miss Garlic 2017? Check. Mitchell's Garlic ice cream? Check. Garlic food? Check.

When: Saturday, August 26 from noon to 9 p.m. - Sunday, August 27 from noon to 6 p.m. 

Where: 13111 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44120

Admission: Adults-$9; Seniors-$5; $5 children under 12

Negative Space grand opening

For the last 6 years, the Negative Space has been a creative hub for hundreds of musicians and spectators. With the help of volunteers and community grants, the creative space will move into a 4,000 square foot warehouse. The new space will have two permanent studios, two stages, a cafe and a wet bar. Opening night will celebrate a new beginning with a gratis grub, music, featured artwork and a silent auction.

When: Saturday, August 26 from 7:00 to 11:30 p.m.

Where: 2nd Floor | 3820 Superior Ave | Cleveland, OH 44114

Admission: $20

Politics and Pastries: Cleveland Mayoral Debate Edition

For some, discussing politics is best served with pastries and beer. With another Cleveland mayoral election approaching, the public can join the debate and learn about the candidates vying for the job as Cleveland mayor.

When: Saturday, August 25 from 11a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Platform Beer Co.| 4125 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Admission: $5 includes pastries and fruit salad from West Side Market

72nd Annual One World Day

Cleveland's rich cultural history is seen on a daily basis in the neighborhoods, people and food. The festival brings the public to the Cleveland Cultural Gardens to educate them on ethnic food, music and history. Last year, over 20,000 people came to the festival.

When: Sunday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation at Martin Luther King Drive and East Boulevard.

Admission: FREE