Wintertide is Fun Both In-Tide and Out-Tide (We Couldn’t Resist)

Wintertide is Fun Both In-Tide and Out-Tide (We Couldn’t Resist)

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Want to try something a bit different this holiday season? Head over to Gordon Square Saturday, Dec. 9  for a unique holiday shopping experience, merriment and performances at this all-ages festival and celebration of the arts.

You’ve got theater, holiday vendors, food – there’s always food – and other surprises through the day.

Here’s what’s on the schedule:

11 a.m.“A Christmas Story” at the Capitol Theatre ($1 admission).

1:00pm – 5:00pm – FREE Pop-up music, theater performances, holiday vendors, kids’ activities, & more throughout the district.

NEW this year: Drinks, s’mores and fire pits on W. 65th Street in front of the Capitol Theatre!

FREE Shuttle to and from the Cleveland Bazaar at 78th St. Studios.


Guests are invited to stay in the district after hours to enjoy ticketed performances at Cleveland Public Theatre (The Loush Sisters GET HARD for the Holidays @ 7:30pm, Wizbang @ 9pm ), Near West Theatre (Beauty and the Beast @ 7:30pm), Talespinner Children’s Theatre (Mr. Scrooge’s Ghosts @ 2pm & 7pm), and Blank Canvas Theatre (Urinetown @ 8pm). The Capitol Theatre will offer films at traditional show times. Pre-purchasing tickets is strongly encouraged. 


WINTERTIDE at Gordon Square is produced by Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization with generous support from The Charles M. and Helen Brown Memorial Foundation,  Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, Gordon Square Arts District, Cleveland Casino Revenue Fund, SPINDRIFT and Councilman Matt Zone. Cleveland Public Theatre is the artistic curator and programmer. 


About the author

Marie Elium spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter in Virginia and Ohio before switching to freelance writing when her two children were young. The kids are now Millennials, but writing continues to be one of her favorite endeavors. Marie was named editor of Northeast Ohio Boomer and Beyond magazine in November 2015 and is a graduate of Miami University.

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