Just hear those sleigh bells jingle-ing, Ring ting tingle-ing, too! Cleveland’s known to have pretty blustery winters, but also has breath taking holiday lighting displays. It’s time to think ahead and book a holiday light tour of the city on a toasty warm party bus. You and your friends can enjoy viewing the Square and its stout-hearted ice skaters, the window dressings at Tower City, and plenty of twinkling lights along the drive down Euclid to the outdoor crystal chandelier welcoming all to Cleveland’s theatre district.
An article on the theatre district can be found here.
When it’s time to refill your group’s mugs with mulled cider, hot chocolate, warm buttered rum or hot toddies as you turn onto the Hope Memorial Bridge and a cruise through Tremont and view the Christmas Story House, complete with leg lamp in the window.
The Cleveland Zoo hosts an annual holiday lighting display called “Wild Winter Nights”. The festivities start on November 16th and go until December 23rd. This year, the display will include over a million lights. Tickets and more information about holiday events at the Cleveland Zoo can be found on their website, here.
On the east side of town, there’s an engaging driving tour on the GE Lighting company’s grounds. Nela Park will shine brightly again this holiday season, carrying on a 97-year lighting display tradition at GE’s world headquarters on Noble Rd. The company plans to use more than 500,000 LED lights in its 2021 holiday display in Cleveland.
Looking to expand your trip beyond downtown Cleveland? Many of Cleveland’s suburban communities have displays in their towns. Let us assist you in finding some of the best. Examples might include, Crocker Park’s annual Tree Lighting event will star The Toy Soldier, Saturday, November 20th. In addition to having Santa for photo opportunities from Nov.17 thru Christmas eve, the City of Mentor, sponsors an annual residential lighting contest. Medina will sponsor its 37th annual Candlelight Walk weekend, November 19-21. This 3-day event is free and open to the public. There’s caroling, the lighting of the community tree, fireworks and more.
This magical time of the year is very limited and so are your days to book luxury transportation by Platinum Party Bus for your holiday lights tour!So, gather your group and reserve a date for your friends and family’s holiday light event today. Finally, don’t forget to take plenty of pictures to capture holiday memories that your group will remember for a lifetime!