Discover Exciting Things to do in Downtown Cleveland
Your guest room at the Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown is in the heart of the action, located just a few steps away from Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field! Catch the Cavaliers or the Indians during your next visit, or take a walk around the Public Square while you absorb the sights and sounds of the city.
For top-tier entertainment in Downtown Cleveland, take a walk over to JACK Cleveland Casino and spend an evening at the tables, or see iconic artifacts from music history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, or experience an unforgettable night on the town when you hop around the corner to East 4th St! No matter how you envision your visit to Cleveland you will find the perfect activity to make it unforgettable with plenty of fun and exciting things to do downtown.
Winterfest in the Public Square - November 24, 2018
Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden - November 23, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019
Black Nativity at Karamu House - November 29, 2018 to December 30, 2018
Christmas Concerts with the Cleveland Orchestra - through December 2018
Seas'n of Play at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium - November 23, 2018 to January 6, 2019
Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink in the Public Square - November 18, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Watch the 2016 NBA Champions in an exciting basketball game at Quicken Loans Arena! When you stay at the Residence Inn in downtown Cleveland you'll be just a two minute walk from the home stadium of the Cleveland Cavaliers. "The Q" hosts more than 200 events every year, including concerts, hockey games, and (of course) professional basketball. Catch some of the biggest names in basketball during your next stay in downtown Cleveland!
Grab a hot dog doused in brown stadium mustard and sip on an ice cold brew during your next visit to Progressive Field! As the long-time home of the Cleveland Indians, Progressive Field has been a Cleveland Icon for generations, allowing visitors and locals alike to gather and enjoy America's Pastime.
When football season comes into full swing you can clearly see fans line the streets in orange and brown for another exciting year of Cleveland football. Fans pack into FirstEnergy Stadium for an afternoon of thrills.
JACK Cleveland Casino
Get ready to place your bets, your hotel room is a brief walk from the JACK Cleveland Casino! From slots and video poker to blackjack, craps, and roulette, this 24-hour casino is just the place to test your luck. Along with slots and table games, the JACK Casino broadcasts “The Really Big Post Game Show” with Tony Rizzo and Aaron Goldhammer live from their onsite restaurant, Vintage 51. Whether you’re in downtown Cleveland for the game or looking to win big, be sure to meet Lady Luck at the JACK Cleveland Casino!
East 4th Street
Experience the finest dining and most exciting entrainment in the area. When you choose the Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown enjoy staying right around the corner from East 4th Street. During your trip to Cleveland, you will have access to over a dozen restaurants, live music, and theatrical productions. Whether you are discovering rustic flavors at Michael Symon's Lola Bistro, sipping fine whiskey at Flannery's Pub, or picking out a new outfit at Cleveland Clothing Co. you will experience a bold new adventure in Downtown Cleveland.
Spend a relaxing afternoon in the park during your stay in downtown Cleveland. The Cleveland Public Square wrapped up a full renovation in 2016 and has been a hub of activity ever since! Whether you're walking through the park, lounging by the fountain, or attending a local event, you will see the best of Downtown Cleveland from the Public Square!
Get your cultural fix when you visit the theater scene in downtown Cleveland! The Playhouse Square is home to nine unique theaters and auditoriums with a rotating blend of shows and events. Discover new local talent when you check out the latest plays and performances, ranging from original works to classic masterpieces.
Cleveland State University
Whether you are visiting a student, attending a Vikings game, or are attending a commencement, you'll be conveniently located near Cleveland State University when you stay at the Residence Inn Cleveland! CSU currently ranks as one of the top research universities in the nation, with a fabulous downtown location that blends the culture of living in the city, with the charm of a college campus.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland's most famous attraction, honors the finest entertainers in the music industry. Designed by I.M. Pei, this eye-catching, state-of-the-art building sits on the shores of Lake Erie and is more of an experience than a museum. The history of popular music is spread over six floors in an atmosphere of multimedia exuberance with iconic treasures like Michael Jackson's sparkly glove, the manuscript of "Purple Haze" written by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin's Psychedelic Porsche, and dozens of instantly recognizable instruments. The Rock Hall also hosts a variety of concerts throughout the year.
A Christmas Story House
Grab your bunny pajamas and your Little Orphan Annie decoder ring, and head over to the iconic Parker household from 1983's A Christmas Story! This is the genuine house where much of the film was shot in downtown Cleveland, with each room expertly restored to exactly how you remember. It's easy to spot from the street, with Old Man Parker's iconic (and fragile) leg lamp glowing in the window. Please leave your Red Ryder BB gun at home, you don't want to shoot your eye out!
Great Lakes Science Center
The Great Lakes Science Center offers hundreds of hands-on exhibits and live demonstrations to create a can't miss family attraction in Cleveland. During your visit, you can control a robotic arm, try on a space suit, or even explore the inside of a stomach with an endoscopic camera. Permanent attractions include a six-story-high OMNIMAX theater, a BioMed exhibit highlighting advances in medical technology and the NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Outside, you will discover a 150-foot wind turbine that generates energy for the museum, and the Steamship William G. Mather (Open from May through October).
West Side Market
While Cleveland locals shop here daily for groceries, visitors flock to the West Side Market simply to immerse themselves in its unique atmosphere. This 100-year-old market in downtown Cleveland features beautiful subway-tiled, barrel-vaulted ceilings and is home to more than 100 vendors selling produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, prepared foods, and fresh flowers. The market is known for quality products, good deals and in many cases, memories. Many families have run the market's stands for generations and developed loyal followings. The market is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with Saturday being the most popular. You never know what unique eats you'll find at the West Side Market!