Find events for Thanksgiving 2022 across the Cleveland area. We will have a full calendar of things to do across the nation, including Thanksgiving Eve parties, Black Friday alternatives and family friendly activities for Thanksgiving Weekend.
Tchaikovsky’s Winter Dreams by the Cleveland Orchestra - Cleveland, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 14, 2021
Enjoy the Cleveland Orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 in G minor (“Winter Dreams”)
A Garden Holiday at the Cleveland Botanical Garden - Cleveland, OH - Nov 20 to Jan 2, 2022
A Garden Holiday will delight the senses and transport visitors into a holiday wonderland filled with the colorful plants and towering trees that bring the most festive time of year to life. Visitors will be surrounded by beautiful holiday plants and trees from evergreen conifers to poinsettias in shades of white, pink, and red. Popular traditions return including dozens of trees decorated by more than 30 Affiliate Garden Clubs from Northeast Ohio and candy-coated gingerbread houses assembled by bakers from across the community. In the Ellipse, visitors will be greeted with a stunning 16-foot-tall holiday tree with handcrafted decorations by a local artisan – a delightful background for holiday photos.
Cleveland Turkey Trot - Cleveland, OH - Nov 25, 2021
40th anniversary run, starts at Williard Park for either a 5 mile, 5K or 1 mile run on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Polka Party Weekend - Independence, OH - Nov 26 to Nov 28, 2021
Holiday Inn Cleveland South hosts a weekend of polka including 15 bands and entertainers, three days of dancing, polka brunch, and more.
A Christmas Carol at the Ohio Theater - Cleveland, OH - Nov 26 to Dec 23, 2021
Winterfest and Tree Lighting Ceremony - Cleveland, OH - Nov 27 to Feb 27, 2022
Opening weekend has free, family-friendly festivities begin at 4 p.m., with a lighting ceremony and fireworks starting at 6 p.m. The event will include musical performances and appearances from Santa Claus, live and interactive visual-arts demonstrations, skating, carriage rides, food trucks, fire pits and more. Check out other programming on select Saturdays between Dec. 4 and Feb. 27
Home for the Holidays with the Cleveland Pops - Cleveland, OH - Nov 28, 2021
Enjoy all your favorite music of the season. Santa and local animal shelters in the lobby.