February is cold, and it’s easy to get trapped inside your house, eating popcorn, drinking coffee, and watching Netflix. While there’s nothing wrong with a Netflix binge, you should definitely get out and explore the city a little too. Below, you’ll find a list of exciting, and extremely fun events happening in Cleveland this February that will attempt to lure you away from your couch despite the blistering weather.
Cleveland Tattoo Arts Convention
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
A true artist knows that art comes in all shapes, sizes, and textures. Art a raw and honest form of expression whether it’s hanging in a gallery or tattooed on someone’s skin. At the Cleveland Tattoo Arts Convention, you can feast your eyes on a variety of art forms as you admire the variety of creations they have on display. This event will feature all things magical and mystical, flights of fancy, illustrations of organic lubricant, hand made displays, clothing, whimsical visuals, and of course, tattoos galore. This event has a little something for everyone, so long as you can appreciate the creativity that comes from an artist’s soul. Who knows, maybe you’ll perfect a tattoo design you’ve been toying with for months. Or, you might find yourself speaking with an artist who helps you create a one of a kind creation right there on the spot. Even if you don’t leave inspired to get ink (or more ink) you’re sure to have a fantastic time at this event. Any day spent in celebration of the arts is a good one, after all.
2nd Annual Onesie Bar Crawl
Lakewood Area Bars
Have you ever wanted to leave your house wearing pajamas and head to the bar? Well, here’s your chance to not only do that but to do it with hundreds of other people dressed in their jammies. Choose your favorite pj’s, whether that be a onesie, sweatpants, or a snuggie and join in the fun. The group will gather at Around the Corner to get checked in, and then the drinking will begin! So far, six bars are planning to participate in the crawl, including Riverwood and Harry Buffalo. Your ticket includes a bunch of goodies, including an event T-Shirt you can sport at the after-party if you’re still on your feet. Don’t forget to smile for the camera because a professional photographer will be on hand to capture all the magic. This event appeals to the masses, as it offers comfort, camaraderie, and booze. It doesn’t get much better than that folks. Come share laughter, create epic memories, get some pictures taken, enjoy discounted drink specials, meet new friends, and then party with them at the after-party.
Great Big Home & Garden Expo
International Exposition Center
If you love watching HGTV, this is the event for you. The Great Big Home & Garden Expo gives you the opportunity to step into the beautiful world of interior design. Come spend the day exploring machine and garden tools, home furnishings, housewares, home textiles and so much more. This is the perfect event for anyone who’s even thinking of doing a house (or single room) remodel. Whether you’re looking for ideas because you can’t choose between designs, or you simply want to get some tips before you start knocking down walls, you won’t want to miss this informative gathering. Even if you’re not planning a remodel, you should come and get ideas for your future dream home. Any fan of architecture, design, interior decorating, or Property Brothers is sure to enjoy their time exploring this amazing expo.
North Coast Golf and Travel Shows
Fans of golf won’t want to miss this one! This isn’t your typical golf show; it’s so much more than that. The North Coast Golf and Travel Show aims to entertain from the first moment it tees off until the moment you go home. While you’re at the event, you’ll get the pleasure of witnessing several challenging skill competitions as well as entertaining stage presentations. Watch as golfers test their talents in one of a kind ball-striking activities that go beyond the normal golfing game. It’s a fun-filled unique day filled with a sport you love like you haven’t seen it before.
Cleveland Auto Show
February 21 – March 1
Car enthusiasts unite at the Cleveland Auto Show this February. It’s a grand event that is sure to rev your engines (pun intended.) This auto event offers several attractions that you won’t want to miss. The first is the Ride N’ Drive, which will allow you to test drive Mazdas, Jeeps, Kias, or Rams without leaving the show. If you’re considering buying a new vehicle soon, you’ll definitely want to come check out this show first. Two lucky attendants will even leave with a brand new car! The grand prize winners will get a 36- month lease of either a 2019 Honda Accord Sport or a 2019 Honda Ridgeline RT! Those who have expensive taste and love beautiful engines can drool over some of the best as they tour Millionaire’s Row. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R, The Porsche 911 GT3 RS, and the Aston Martin DB11 along with other beauties from the Bentley, Rolls-Royce, and Maserati lines will be on display. If it isn’t a luxury but all-American muscle you crave, you should journey over to the Classic Car Show! In the South Hall of the I-X center, you’ll find an impressive lineup of classic cars that are sure to take your breath away. Regardless of the type of car you love, you’ll find something to admire at this incredible event! This February, brave the cold, grab some friends or that special someone, and explore the world of cars, art, and onesies. You couch might miss you, but we know you’ll have an amazing time!
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