Winter has arrived just in time for Winterfest, an annual festival which commences at 10 a.m. this Saturday at Playhouse Square. Consider it a wholesome warm-up for the Wine & Ale Fest later that evening. Winter activities like free horse-drawn carriages, as well as holiday-themed displays like the Festival of Trees will spread out along Euclid Avenue.
The festival coincides with Small Business Saturday again this year, so there will be pop-up shops in Playhouse Square all day where folks can support Cleveland-based businesses. The ceremonial "lighting of downtown" also takes place at 5 p.m., so check out the lights before you head over to the event we're most excited about: the 6th annual Winter Wine & Ale Fest.
The Wine & Ale Fest will transform the 925 Euclid building into a smorgasbord of treats beginning at 7 p.m. Samples from restaurants like Taza Lebanese Grill, Adega, Pura Vita by Brandt, StrEAT Mobile Bistro, Hodge's, Lago East Bank, and Sweet! The Mobile Cupcakery will be available to pair with a plethora of wine, craft beer, and spirits.
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