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2023 Spring Activities Near Cleveland, OH You Need to Know

The sun is starting to shine, the flowers are about to bloom, and we are getting ready to welcome spring with open arms at Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™! Just an hour away from our Camp-Resort, Cleveland offers plenty of spring activites that are great for families! Switch out your snow boots for sneakers, and your winter parka for a rain jacket - it's time to get outside and enjoy all the spring events in Cleveland!

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Geauga County Maple Festival - April 27 - 30, 2023

The Geauga County Maple Festival takes place on Chardon Square in Geauga County. It is a time to celebrate the year's maple crop and this festival has been around since 1926. The Maple Festival hosts the largest maple contest in the state of Ohio. Along with bathtub races, maple candy carving, and a "sap" run, there are plenty of festival classics such as rides, games, food, and entertainment, making this a fun spring event in Cleveland. Find more information here.

Man running up the stairs during the Fight for Air Climb event in Cleveland.

Fight for Air Climb - April 30, 2023

Do Good, Feel Great and join in on the fun of the 2023 Fight For Air Climb - Climb stairs to support people with lung disease who are fighting for every breath. Work your core and more by racing to the top or taking it one step at a time - how you climb is up to you. There are participant options for every type of climber, including special categories for EMTs, First Responders & Fire Fighters! This Cleveland event will take place at Progressive Field, home of the AL Central Champion Cleveland Guardians. Progressive field features one-of-a-kind views and is one of the best set of stairs on the coast of Lake Erie. Progressive Field is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie. Learn more and register here.

Chicago Live in Concert - May 7, 2023

Hailed as one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, came in as the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine's Top 125 Artists of All Time. And Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades. See them at MGM Northfield Park this spring! You can find more information on this spring event in Cleveland here.

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Chocolate & Wine Pairing - May 7, 2023

Are you looking for a fun spring activity in Cleveland? Join The Villa Grande for rich chocolate desserts paired with Gervasi's award-winning wines. Doors open 30 minutes prior to event start time. On the menu for this event is White Chocolate Cheesecake with Macadamia Nut Crumble paired with Moscato Chocolate Mousse, a Trio Shooter paired with Dolce Sera, a Chocolate Panna Cotta Candied Orange paired with Serenata Dark, and a Chocolate Truffle with Maldon Sea Salt paired with Zin Zin. You can find more information and reserve a time here.


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LIZZO W/Latto: The Special Tour - May 12, 2023

Superstar vocalist Lizzo has announced she'll continue touring across North America in 2023 supporting her most recent album 'Special'. The new 17-city jaunt kicks off April 21st in Knoxville and stretches into June making stops in St. Louis, Montreal, Baltimore, Cleveland, Chicago, Phoenix and San Diego. Joining the tour in support will be special guest Latto. Prior to the new shows, the tour will be heading over to Europe to begin the year with support from Joy Crookes. They will be performing at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, grab your tickets today! 

Bill Maher Live! - May 20, 2023

Bill Maher is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He is known for the HBO political talk show 'Real Time with Bill Maher' and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC. You can catch him at the MGM Northfield Park on May 20th. Grab your tickets here.

People running at the Cleveland Marathon - a top thing to do in Cleveland, OH.

Cleveland Marathon - May 20-21, 2023

Registration is currently available for the 2023 Cleveland Marathon weekend festivities! This year there will a 5k and 10k race, as well as both a full and a half marathon. Run through the streets of Cleveland while enjoying the beautiful sights the city has to offer. Or if you'd rather cheer on your fellow Clevelanders, be sure to bring signs! For more information, and to register for this Cleveland event, click here.

When you plan a stay at Clay's Resort Jellystone Park™, there are always exciting activities and events nearby in Cleveland that the whole family will love! Plus, there are always a lot of fun events to attend in the spring - so be sure to book a spring camping trip to our Camp-Resort to see all the events Cleveland has to offer. You can browse availability or book your spring stay here.