CLEVELAND (WJW) — Christmastime is here … or, at least, Christmas in July time is here.
The holiday that no one actually asked for is being celebrated this weekend in Northeast Ohio with plenty of cheer for kids and kids-at-heart alike.
Here’s a roundup of some of the local festivities below:
Santa’s Summer Stop – Dairy Queen, 5342 Ridge Road, Parma
Sunday, July 25
Kids under 18 score a free Dairy Queen ice cream cone after taking pictures with the man in white and red. Patrons are asked to social distance and the event is free and open to all running from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find our more about the event right here.
Elf signing – A Christmas Story House, 3159 West 11th Street **EVENT CANCELED**
Saturday, July 24
GLBC’s Christmas in July
Thursday, July 22
The Great Lakes Brewing Co.’s Christmas in July event tradition came to the brewpub and Progressive Field Thursday, with Christmas Ale running on tap until it’s gone through the weekend (as seen in the video at the top of the story). Find out more about Christmas Ale right here.
Christmas in July at Castle Noel – 260 South Court Street, Medina
This weekend, Castle Noel is offering guests a chance to tour its Christmas-themed space, play alien mini-golf and also take a ride on a Euclid Beach rocket car. Santa may even be on hand as well. Reservations are required, and you can find out more about events right here and right here.
Christmas in July at North Coast Harbor – Voinovich Bicentennial Park
Saturday, July 24
The city of Cleveland is co-hosting its first ever family-friendly Christmas in July event, packed full of food trucks, Santa sightings and a double Christmas movie showing. Find out more about the free event that runs from noon to 10 p.m. right here.