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Downtown Cleveland's annual Winterfest kicks off with fun activities on Saturday

Cleveland Winterfest
Posted at 7:01 AM, Nov 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-26 07:01:32-05

CLEVELAND — Downtown Cleveland's Public Square will transform into a festive holiday destination during the annual Winterfest, which kicks off on Saturday, Nov. 27.

Winterfest 2021 begins with the return of the holiday tree lighting in Public Square. Festivities begin at 12:00 p.m. and include entertainment, carriage rides, games and ice skating and more free activities from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

12 PM

  • Carriage Rides and concessions (advance tickets required)
  • Food trucks
  • Photos with Santa on the Holly Jolly Trolley
  • Mr. Jingeling Meet and Greet
  • Ice sculpting

3 PM

  • Living history holiday edition Apartment tours

4 PM

  • Fire pits and S’mores kits
  • Winter warm-up activities
  • Carillon Concerts at Old Stone Church
  • CAVS All for Fun Tour Trailer, photo opportunities and more

7 PM

  • Holiday tree lighting ceremony
  • Fireworks at 7:30 p.m.

Following the main event Saturday, there will be events that will take place all winter long through the month of February from University Circle to Public Square.

Click here for a full list of all the events happening in Downtown Cleveland and University Circle during winter.

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