CLEVELAND - It's Father's day weekend and the city of Cleveland is full of exciting things to do including the World Beer Festival, Brad Paisley concert, parades and more.
World Beer Festival
For the second consecutive year, the World Beer Festival returns to Cleveland this Saturday. If you consider yourself a beer fan, head on over to Jacob's Pavilion at Nautica to taste over 200 craft and specialty beers from around the world on what the president of the festival calls a "beer adventure." Gates will be open from noon to 5 p.m. General admission tickets are $40.
The city of Orrville kicked off its annual Country Festival Thursday night at Clay's Park with a performance from Jake Owen. The party is still rocking and plans to go through the weekend headlined with a Brad Paisley performance tonight at 9:30 p.m. Don't miss out on a weekend full of country music and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Tickets are $60 per day.
On Saturday night, the famous truTV Impractical Jokers Tour will make a stop at Cleveland's State Theatre to pull pranks and jokes on many unsuspecting people. The hidden camera show featuring four comedians, which has become increasingly popular recently, will begin the show at 8 p.m. So if you are looking for a good laugh this weekend, definitely head down to the theater, tickets start at $45.
Parade the Circle
Be one of 80,000 people to meet in University Circle for the annual Parade the Circle extravaganza that continues to serve as one of the most popular family attractions of the summer. For more than 20 years, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this free festival that fills University Circle with color, music and art from artists all over the globe. Activities this year will start Saturday at University Village at 11 a.m. Saturday morning with a parade beginning at noon.
Party in Gordon Circle
Once you get done having a blast at Parade the Circle, jump on the trolley and head over to Party in Gordon Circle on W. 65th and Detroit Avenue for an after party of sorts. This annual pARTy will feature unique art exhibits, face-painting stations and delicious food. The party will be starting at 2 p.m. but will be rocking until 11 p.m.
Duck Tape Festival
Have you ever set a Guinness World Record? If not, now is your chance to join in this year's Duck Tape Festival at Veteran's Memorial Park in Avon as they go for the world record of the most people modeling in duck tape fashion show. In addition to the world record attempt, the weekend, starting today, will be packed with fun games, live music, great food and even a celebratory parade. So grab the family and head on over to Avon, but be prepared to wear some tape.
Clevelanders are still months away from seeing Johnny Football take the field for the Browns, but that doesn't mean you have to take a complete hiatus from the sport. The Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League are back in town on Saturday night to take on the New Orleans VooDoo. With a 10 and 1 record, the Gladiators are considered the best in the American Conference and threatening to make a late season run. So if you are looking to watch some football at a price that won't break the bank, head on down to Quicken Loans Arena for the game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Pauly Palooza at Cleveland Plays
Do you think you have volleyball skills? How about a good enough team to win a 4 on 4 or 6 on 6 tournament? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you need to head on down to Wendy Park in downtown Cleveland for the Pauly Palooza Volleyball Tournament. This all day event starting at 9 a.m. will feature a D.J., cornhole, a Chinese raffle and much more. Team fees cost $120 for a 4-person team and $180 for a 6-person team. All the proceeds will benefit the Paul Adler family, in memory of Paul Adler who passed away in 2013.
New Movies in Theaters
If you are looking to spend part of your holiday weekend at the movie theater, be sure to check out some of the new releases.
22 Jump Street (Rated R) -- Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill return as Jenko and Schmidt only this time they find their hands full with a new case, forcing them to go back undercover at a local college.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Rated PG) -- Hiccup and Toothless are back on a new adventure. After they discover an ice cave, the pair learns of hundreds of new wild dragons and finds themselves in the middle of a battle to protect the peace.
The Signal (Rated PG-13) -- On a road trip, Nic and his two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness only to find himself in a waking nightmare