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Cleveland Pride, Ohio Pride in the CLE 2022
Pride in the CLE celebration kicks off Pride Month in Cleveland, Ohio, complete with a colorful parade, after parties and pride festival.
Life is good and the people are welcoming in gay Cleveland, a cosmopolitan city on “America’s North Coast” on Lake Erie. The city has a vibrant gay scene and has seen pride grow to become on of the largest events held during the Summer Season.
The Pride Kick off Party
- Friday – The official free Pride in the CLE kickoff party runs in the Flats East Bank from 7pm until midnight, and features live music, food and drinks, not to mention performances by local well known drag queens.
The Main Parade
- Saturday – The Cleveland Pride parade leaves at noon from the staging area at Front Ave. and West 9th St, turning on West 6th street and St Claire Ave then o to the corner of Ontario Street where it turns and ends with a big celebration on Public Square. More than 3,000 marchers took part in the parade last year with many more thousands watching along the parade route and joining the after-party.
The Pride Festival
- Saturday – Following the parade expect performances from local DJs and international acts, drag stars and performers. The party continues until 6pm. The Pride After Party – the official parade after party starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Burnham at The Hilton Downtown.
- Leather Stallion Saloon on 2205 St. Clair Avenue, will host a a Pride-themed party on Sunday, “Celebrate Pride with Unicorn MC.” The soiree runs 4-9 p.m. at the bar, which has been a mainstay in Cleveland’s gay scene since 1970. It also dovetails with the Leather Stallion’s popular Sunday patio party.
Most of the city’s major sights can be reached via the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s three light-rail lines or via Cleveland buses.Gay nightlife in the city is found within a few blocks of Detroit Avenue a long strip running parallel to, and close by Lake Erie. At the far end is Lakewood, with the Beck Center for the Arts, many stores, cafes and restaurants. Cleveland is known for its world-class arts scene. The city can boast a sprawling theater district, a ballet company, and one of America’s Big Five symphony orchestras.
Other notable gay districts can be found to the east of downtown, out on St Clair, and on Hamilton Avenue, where Flex, a big men’s bathhouse, accommodations and nightclub complex, has transformed the old Greyhound Bus terminal building into a gay hot spot. The Westin Hotel (4 Star) and the recommended Drury Plaza Hotel (3 Star) are both highly recommended.
Here are the Hotels we recommend that keep you close to all the action,
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Recommended Apartments in Cleveland
This property offers access to a patio, free private parking and free WiFi. 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 1 bathroom equipped with a shower.
1 & 2 Bedroom
The air-conditioned units come with a kitchen that includes a microwave, a private bathroom with free toiletries, and a living room with a flat-screen TV. A fridge and coffee machine are also featured. Free WiFi.
Close to Hot Spots
The apartment has 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Private parking available on site and free WiFi
Air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi. The apartment is equipped with 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a microwave.
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Pride in the CLE 2019
Recommended Hotels in Cleveland
The Westin Cleveland
4 Star – Central Location
Each room at the hotel provides a flat-screen cable TV and refrigerator. Complete with a bath or shower, private bathrooms also include a hairdryer and free toiletries. A seating area and iPod dock are also provided in every room.
4 Star, Luxury
At the hotel, rooms are equipped with a desk. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. All units include a wardrobe. A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area.
Drury Plaza Hotel
3 Star – Great Amenities
Guests can enjoy the indoor pool, hot tub and 24-hour fitness centre at the hotel. Complimentary hot breakfast and afternoon popcorn and soda are offered daily. On-site guest laundry and a guest pantry are also available
Hampton Inn Cleveland
3 Star – Perfect Location
Guests at the city centre Cleveland Hampton Inn can enjoy a restful night’s sleep on the hotel’s signature Cloud Nine. The hotel also provides a as well as free wireless internet access.