Explore Cleveland

As proud as we are of our new convention center, we hope you’ll find time to see what else Cleveland has to offer. From our nearby lakefront to our distinctive neighborhoods, we think you’ll discover that our city is friendly and inviting. Want a great meal? You’ll find something to satisfy any taste. Sports? Culture? They’re on our menu, too. It’s our great pleasure to welcome you and serve you. Enjoy!

Hotels

Eight downtown hotels offer more than 4,100 rooms within walking distance of the Cleveland Convention Center. According to Runzheimer International’s Guide to Daily Travel Prices, Cleveland features lower airfare, lower hotel rates and lower costs for food and entertainment.

Visit Cleveland Hotels

Restaurants

In the East Fourth Street District, dine at Lola, the Iron Chef America’s restaurant; enjoy martinis and bowling at the upscale Corner Alley; see live music at the House of Blues; or check out Pickwick and Frolic, a champagne bar/restaurant/comedy club. The Warehouse District offers late-night salsa dancing at Sunset Lounge, Brazilian cuisine at Brasa Grill, seafood at Blue Point Grille, and tapas and vino at D’vine Wine.

Visit Cleveland Restaurants

Entertainment

Dinner and dancing cruises on Lake Erie are popular with convention attendees. Many choose to hit the links, as there are more than 150 public golf courses in Greater Cleveland. There’s plenty to love for sports fans, including the Cavaliers, the Indians and the Browns. University Circle is the nation’s most concentrated square mile of arts and culture, including the Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Hall (winter home of the Cleveland Orchestra). PlayhouseSquare is the second-largest performing arts center in the U.S., featuring Broadway plays, comedians, national musical acts and more. The full-service Horseshoe Casino is located two blocks away inside the historic Higbee Building in downtown Cleveland.

Visit Cleveland Entertainment

Upcoming Events

  • -

    NorTech Innovation Awards

    Learn More
  • -

    NorTech Innovation UnConference

    Learn More
  • -

    Cleveland Clinic 2014 Epilepsy Symposia

  • -

    Ohio Optometric Association East West Eye

  • -

    Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon 1/2 Marathon Health & Fitness Expo

    Learn More
©2014 Cuyahoga County. For more information on SMG, the Global Center for Health Innovation, and the Cleveland Convention Center, please call 216.928.1600