Who needs a glittery ball, or Times Square? Watch a 20-foot fiberglass Walleye drop at midnight in Port Clinton. The volunteer-run festivities for the first time include live entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. (dancing highly encouraged) and a Rock, Paper, Scissors championship. The fun begins at 4 p.m. with kids games, snacks and crafts and…

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Celebrate Christmas with a paddle in the Cleveland Harbor, before the Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens game. Bring your stand-up paddleboard or your kayak and launch from LeanDog in the Cleveland Harbor.  Make sure you have 1.) a board/kayak, leash and PFD, 2.) a wet or drysuit, 3.) booties, 4.) a costume, and 5.) a…

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 The Winter Market is a gathering of makers and collectors offers a unique variety of holiday gifts and home decor. We have curated a great grouping of artists, makers, finders, collectors, and boutiques to offer you unique home decor and holiday gifts.    Food will be provided by Cafe Melissa, and a handful of food trucks…

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The National Museum of the Great Lakes will welcome the arrival of Santa Claus and a tugboat full of Christmas trees. Spectators can watch Santa and his boatload of trees dock behind the museum around noon, pick-up pre-ordered trees and enjoy holiday snacks with Santa. The magical experience helps honor and tell the story of…

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Ring in the New Year with style at the Lodge!  Horizons Restaurant is hosting a ballroom gala with a 1960s and ’70s theme, and costumes are encouraged. You’ll enjoy live music, buffet, an open bar and Champagne toast at midnight.   Share:

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Join in the holiday spirit as Santa and friends stroll through the Lodge at Geneva on the Lake, telling stories and spreading holiday cheer.  Kids will enjoy a breakfast buffet, fun crafts and activities while they wait to talk to Kris Kringle in the lodge, overlooking Lake Erie.  Share:

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For the second year, Lakeside Chautauqua is expanding its annual Community Christmas Dinner into an all-day event filled with children’s activities, family-friendly entertainment and much more on Saturday, Dec. 8. The event will feature children’s activities, holiday movies, a community dinner and more. Share:

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Sip and shop for the holidays during two evenings at Merwin’s Wharf, along the Cuyahoga River. Dine on holiday-themed beverages and food. Enjoy classic Christmas movies. Browse Cleveland Metroparks merchandise and local products, and get complimentary gift wrapping. Share:

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BAYarts brings together favorite Northeast Ohio vendors for a night of shopping, cocktails and friends, across Lake Road from Huntington Beach.   Share:

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