Tuesday, November 30, 2010

137. Holiday CircleFest

Sunday Dec 5th
The Rink at Wade Oval: 1:00-7:00 p.m.
Free horse-drawn carriage rides (Wade Oval): 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Activities: 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Winter Lights Lantern Procession on Wade Oval: 5:30 p.m.

Start off the holiday season with a trip to the 17th Annual Holiday CircleFest. It’s the perfect way to experience University Circle, free of charge. From 1:00-5:30 p.m., more than 20 of University Circle’s renowned museums, gardens, galleries, churches, and schools open their doors and offer an afternoon of activities, food, and shopping.

Visitors can look forward to a gingerbread house competition, live music performances, trees with themed decorations, a singing Santa, and even live reindeer. This year, Wade Oval becomes Cleveland’s Central Park with free horse-drawn carriage rides. Or, for a slightly warmer mode of transportation, UCI will provide free shuttle buses to escort guests to the different activity sites. From 5:30-6:00 p.m., the activities conclude with The Cleveland Museum of Art’s dramatic Winter Lights Lantern Procession on Wade Oval.
Perhaps the most highly anticipated activity of Holiday CircleFest is The Rink at Wade Oval. Admission to The Rink is free, and skate rentals are only $3. The Rink will be open from 1:00-7:00 p.m. After visitors have finished skating, they can warm up with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate from the newly opened Wade Oval Information Center.


Wade Oval, University Circle
Cleveland, Ohio


Jamie said...

What day is it, this Sunday?

Krissy said...

Answer for Jamie's comment above:
Sunday Dec 5th, 2010 1-7 pm (I have a printed booklet that I picked up while down there this past weekend) activities at institutions from 1-5:30 pm
Winter lights Lantern Procession at 5:30 pm
Rink 1-7
Horse carriage rides 1-5
Ice carving 2 and 4 pm

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