Busy, fun weekend in Cleveland: What you need to know if you’re heading downtown

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CLEVELAND, Ohio– The Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Browns, Oktoberfest.  Take your pick! It’s going to be a busy weekend in Cleveland.

Here’s a guide from the City of Cleveland on everything you need to know if you’re heading downtown.

OKTOBERFEST

Public Square

Saturday: noon-11 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

**Lane restrictions will be in place around Public Square**

CLEVELAND INDIANS

Host Detroit Tigers all weekend at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND BROWNS

First regular season home game against Baltimore Ravens Sunday at 1 p.m.

**CLICK HERE for tailgating rules** 

GETTING AROUND

If you want to avoid traffic, the City of Cleveland encourages you to ride RTA. To reach any event downtown, park for free at designated locations, buy a $5 round-trip fare card or a $5.50 all-day pass, and ride any Rapid to the Tower City Station. The all-day pass is valid until 3 a.m. the next day.

*CLICK HERE for more RTA information*

If you need directions while walking or biking, keep an eye out for Downtown Cleveland Alliance Ambassadors. The men and women in yellow shirts will be happy to give you directions or walk you to your destination. They are also available to help with lock-outs or flat tires. Call 216-621-6000.

**CLICK HERE for a lot to park in**