15 issues to do in Better Cleveland this weekend, June 4-6


CLEVELAND, Ohio – It’s already feeling like summer in northeast Ohio. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of activities, both indoors and outdoors, this weekend. Here are 15 of them.

Cleveland Bazaar

After a long hiatus, one of the city’s longest-running craft shows returns for the season’s first personal market. The event takes place in the park across from the West Side Market and includes local manufacturers, artisans, and small businesses selling handcrafted jewelry, artwork, housewares, health and beauty products, groceries, and more. Free.

Market Square Park, Ohio City

June 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Mac ‘n’ cheese throwdown

Who has the best mac and cheese in town? Cleveland’s top food trucks will spice up their versions of everyone’s favorite home cooking, competing for the title of “Best Mac in Cleveland” in two categories, classic and modern. The proceeds will benefit WAGS 4 Kids. Drive-thru and walk-through options available. The $ 2 entry fee includes a free tasting.

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights

June 6th, 11 am-7pm


Kinks Tribute at the Music Box Supper Club

Dance to the west bank of the Flats while Cats on Holiday perform your favorite Kinks songs, from their biggest hits to some of the band’s more obscure deep cuts. Cards, $ 15-20.

1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland

June 4th, 8 p.m.


Noah Gardenswartz at Hilarities

Let the stand-up comedian Noah Gardenswartz inspire you in five shows on E. 4th St. this weekend. The New York-based comic is a regular at the Comedy Cellar and author of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. You may also have seen him in his own special on Comedy Central or his numerous appearances on late-night television. Tickets sold at tables for 2, 4, or 6 people start at $ 40.

2035 E. 4th St., Cleveland

4th-6th June


Peninsular flea

Heritage Farms holds an upscale flea market on the first Saturday of the month during the summer. Shop for a unique range of art, handcrafted products, antiques, collectibles and more from up to 70 local vendors. Free.

6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula

June 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Cedar Point is preparing to open for the 2021 season. Media toured Frontiertown to see some of the new deals for visitors this season. A new ride this year is the Snake River Expedition. Joshua Gunter, cleveland.com

Snake River Expedition at Cedar Point

The amusement park’s newest attraction is now open, offering guests a gentle but exhilarating river boat ride around Adventure Island. During your stay, be sure to check out the park’s 18 world-class roller coasters or the Frontier Festival, a special event with live music, games and a special cherry-themed menu. Entry starts at $ 50.

Open Thursday-Monday

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky


Abrepaso Flamenco presents En Camino

Enjoy live flamenco music and dancing as the first flamenco dance company in northeast Ohio showcases new works by nationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer Alice Blumenfeld. The performance is accompanied by music by Marija Temo (vocals and guitar) and Liam Smith (percussion). Cards, $ 25.

Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 2592 W. 14th St., Cleveland

June 5th, 2 p.m. & 7.30 p.m.


Rock on the river

Go back to the 80s at Black River Landing in Lorain as Straight On plays the music of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart. The Styx tribute band Best of Times will also perform when Northeast Ohio’s longest-running and busiest open-air concert series returns for the summer. Cards, $ 7.

421 Black River Landing, Lorain

June 4, 6:15 p.m.


Proud of the CLE

Pride Ride is a celebration of love, diversity and inclusion. (David Petkiewicz, cleveland.com)

Proud of the CLE ride

Celebrate Pride Month by joining or watching this procession of festively decorated cars, trucks, bicycles, and scooters. The route begins at Edgewater Park and winds through the Edgewater and Detroit Shoreway neighborhoods before ending at the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland.

Edgewater Park

June 5, 10 a.m.


Littlest Heroes car show

Check out cool cars, hot rods, tricked trucks, wonderful motorcycles, and more at this annual show that benefits The Littlest Heroes, a charity that supports families affected by childhood cancer. Free.

25540 Royalton Road, Columbia Railway Station

June 5, 9 a.m.


Here are over a dozen ways to enjoy a craft beer with your pooch in Cleveland (and a few other places).

Forest City Brewery is located on Columbus Road in Cleveland. Marc Bona, cleveland.comMarc Bona, cleveland.com

Forest City Brewery 5 year anniversary party

This Duck Island microbrewery is hosting a 5 year birthday party. Enjoy some of Forest City’s unique beers in their traditional taproom or in the lovely outdoor beer garden.

2135 Columbus Road, Cleveland

June 5th, 12pm-11pm


Hudson Farmers Market

The Hudson Farmers Market returns for another season on Village Green starting Saturday. Shop for fresh produce, meat, cheese and other local groceries. Free.

June 5, 9 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

103 N Main St, Hudson


Dual function with the Auto-o-Rama Twin Drive-in

Fancy Disney family fare or something creepier? Choose your cinematic adventure: “Cruella” and “Raya and the Last Dragon” on one screen or “A“ Quiet Place Part II ”and“ World War Z ”on the other. Tickets, $ 5-10 $ per person.

33395 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville

3rd-6th June, 9:35 p.m.


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Live music in the Beachland Ballroom

Live performances have returned at one of Cleveland’s most famous music venues in the Waterloo Arts District. Swap Meet, an American roots band from Northeast Ohio, made headlines on Sunday’s show with support from psychedelic folk rockers Meg & the Magnetosphere. Tickets sold at tables for two or four people start at $ 30.

15711 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland

June 6th, 7pm


Rock Hall exhibit from over 50 years of Super Bowl halftime shows

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s new Super Bowl Halftime Show exhibit, The Biggest Show on Turf: 55 Years of Halftime Shows, will open to the public on April 24, 2021 and will last through the summer.David Petkiewicz, cleveland.com

The greatest show on turf: 55 years of halftime shows

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s newest exhibit celebrates the dynamic history and grand spectacle of the Super Bowl halftime show. The exhibition features stage costumes, instruments, and set pieces from some of the most memorable performances. Highlights include The Weeknd’s infinity mirror set from the latest game and “Left Shark” from Katy Perry’s appearance at Super Bowl XLIX. Admission, $ 18-28.

Now through September 30th

1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland