Cleveland's Annual Festivals and Parades

March
St. Patrick's Day Parade - Downtown Cleveland
Cleveland International Film Festival - Tower City Cinemas

April
Tri-C JazzFest - Various venues throughout Cleveland
EarthFest - Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Thyagaraja Aradhana Indian Music Festival - Cleveland State University

May
Hessler Street Fair - Hessler Street, Univercity Circle
Great American Rib Cook-Off - Time Warner Cable Amphitheater at Tower City
Berea's National Rib Cook-Off - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea
Hellenic Heritage Festival - Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Tremont

June
Rock and Soul Festival - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum
Parade the Circle Celebration
Clifton Art and Music Fest - Clifton Blvd., Lakewood, 216-228-4383
Coventry Street Arts Fair - Coventry
Parade the Circle - University Circle
Art by the Falls - Chagrin Falls
Cleveland Pride Parade and Festival - Voinovich Park, Downtown Cleveland
Boston Mills Art Fest - Boston Mills Ski Resort
Competition PowWow and Festival - Edgewater Park
Larchmere Antiques Fair - Larchmere
Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival - Avon, Ohio
German-American Cultural Festival - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Italian-American Summer Festival - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Ohio Scottish Games - Lorain County Fairgrounds(4th week of June, 2017 is 40th anniversary)

July
Boston Mills Art Fest - Boston Mills Ski Resort
Cain Park Arts Festival - Cain Park
Puerto Rican Parade and Festival - Downtown Cleveland
Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Taste of Tremont - Tremont Neghborhood
Great Lakes Medieval Faire - Geneva, Ohio

 Thursday Night Live - Downtown Cleveland
 
August
Great Lakes Medieval Faire - Geneva, Ohio
Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival - Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, Ohio
Black Culture International Parade & Festival - Cleveland State University/Tri-C Metro Campus
Vintage Ohio Wine Festival - Lake Metroparks FarmPark
East 185th Street Festival - Oliver Hazard Perry Elementary Schoolyard
Burning River Fest - Wendy Park at Whiskey Island
Twins Day Festival - Twinsburg, Ohio
Feast of the Assumption - Murray Hill, Little Italy
Lakewood Arts Festival - Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio
Historic Warehouse District Street Festival - Historic Warehouse District
Latino Heritage Day - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum
Slavic Village Harvest Festival - Fleet Avenue, in Slavic Village's historic Warszawa neighborhood
Cuyahoga County Fair - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea

Thursday Night Live - Downtown Cleveland ( www.cleveland.com/tnl)

September
Ingenuity Festival - Downtown Cleveland( www.ingenuitycleveland.com/)
Labor Day Oktoberfest - Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea
Taste of Cleveland - Time Warner Cable Amphitheater at Tower City

India Festival USA - Independence, Ohio (www.indiafestusa.com)

Hungarian Scout Festival - German Central Park in Parma
Polish Heritage Festival - St. John Cantius in Tremont, 216-781-9095
Chalk Festival - Cleveland Museum of Art
Shaker Square Art Festival - Shaker Square
Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival - Tremont Neighborhood
Village Peddler Festival - Lake Metroparks FarmPark
Berea Arts Fest - Berea, Ohio
Johnny Appleseed Festival -Mapleside Farms

Thursday Night Live - Downtown Cleveland ( www.cleveland.com/tnl)

October
Fall Foliage Fest - Mapleside Farms
World Festival Day - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

November
Ohio Independent Film Festival - Cleveland Public Theatre
Ramadan Celebration - Islamic Center of Cleveland

Winterfest -Lighting of Public Square www.cleveland.com/winterfest

December
Holiday Circlefest - University Circle
Hanukkah Events - Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
Kwanzaa Celebration - Karamu House
 
Source: Positively Cleveland - Cleveland's Annual Festivals and Events