Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Like animals, but annoyed by all screaming children at the zoo? Like beer and live music at the zoo after dark? Sick of rhetorical questions? Come to Twilight at the Zoo.
Cost: $75 and up
Competitive sand castle building is a thing, because why wouldn’t it be, but you don’t have to compete to enjoy the volleyball tournament and (we hope) impressive sand structures at this year’s Sand Festival!
Cost: Free admission
Embrace the trippy dream-pop sounds of Maryland duo Beach House in an indoor show with a chill, outdoor vibe.
Cost: $30 and up
August 7 - September 1
Just in time to get you excited for the “live action” reboot starring Donald Glover and Beyoncé, The Lion King’s impressive live show takes the stage for a month at Playhouse Square.
Cost: $50 and up
Remember all those cheesy, high-school car singalongs you did to “Drops of Jupiter” and “Slide”? Now you can reenact them at Blossom! Allen Stone opens.
Cost: $23 and up
If there’s a lineup at Blossom this summer guaranteed to keep people on their feet, it’s the one-two 90s/00s punch of TLC and Nelly. Flo Rida should offer some strong dancing support as well.
Cost: $25 and up