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Offerings in Cleveland for 2021

by Katie Skrzek

Dec 10, 2020

Photo: Destination Cleveland

Destinations / North America

Exciting things are coming to Cleveland in 2021. Whether you’re a sports fan, an outdoors enthusiast, a culture aficionado or all of the above, there is something for everyone in Cleveland.


Cleveland plays host to the 86th annual NFL draft, April 29–May 1, 2021. Currently, the event is set to take place in person, with an array of interactive exhibits, autograph sessions and other fan activities. Looking further ahead, Cleveland will host the 2022 NBA All-Star game and the 2024 NCAA Women’s Final Four.


The Cleveland Museum of Art. Photo: Nathan Migal


The Cleveland Museum of Art blends virtual and in-person experiences. The museum’s Open Access initiative allows visitors to share, collaborate, remix and reuse images of 30,000 public domain artwork from its collection. The Cleveland International Film Festival will take place online April 7–20, 2021. The 45th annual event will feature hundreds of films, conversations with filmmakers and additional activities. Music lovers, stay tuned for the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The event takes place in November 2021, with the inductee announcement coming in early 2021.


MIX at CMA. Photo: Cody York


Enjoy the great outdoors in Cleveland. Visit the nearly 23,000 acres of greenspace at the Cleveland Metroparks. Make your way to the Cleveland Botanical Garden and view the 10 acres of outdoor gardens plus the 18,000-square-foot glasshouse with plants and animals.


Cleveland Metroparks. Photo: Kyle Lanzer, Cleveland Metroparks


Optimize your Cleveland visit by downloading the Destination Cleveland app. The app helps visitors plan their trips with a list of attractions, events, restaurants and other things to see and do.


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