Fun and exciting things to do in Cleveland this weekend: Festivals, football and Bruno Mars concert

CLEVELAND - Another beautiful weekend approaching northeast Ohio giving all the chance to get outside, enjoy the weather and experience the fun opportunities Cleveland has to offer.

Bruno Mars Concert

Music superstar Bruno Mars rolls into town on Saturday Night at Quicken Loans Arena as part of his "Moonshine Jungle Tour ". Ticket sales are starting at $49.50 but they are almost sold-out. Singer of the hit single "The Man" Aloe Blacc will open the show at 8 p.m. Don't miss out.

Chris D'Elia

If you are in need of a laugh this weekend, head over to the Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park for comedy sensation Chris D'Elia . The world-renowned comic from the hit TV show "Funny or Die " will be performing at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. tonight and Saturday Night. Tickets are starting around $25.

Tri-C JazzFest

If you are looking for some smooth jazz this weekend, Playhouse Square is your place to be as the Tri-C JazzFest  is celebrating its 35th anniversary with two more jam-packed days full of concerts and performances. The event features the highest caliber of musicians including Christian McBride  and Dave Holland , while offering nine hours worth of free outdoor shows.

American Liberty Fest

On Sunday at 3 p.m. the annual American Liberty Festival returns to Crocker Park providing joy for the whole family. The day will be kicked off with a Nathan's Famous Hot Dog eating contest and continue with a performance by the Cleveland Pops Orchestra before concluding with fireworks.

Yoga at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

If you need to unwind after a rough week at work, head over to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for some yoga, music, dancing and food from local food trucks. This free event is sponsored by Believe in CLE and starts at 6:30 p.m.

Boston Mills ArtFest

The Cuyahoga Valley National park is hosting the 43rd annual Boston Mills ArtFest  tonight featuring a number of talented artists from around the country, presenting pieces from paintings and jewelry to wood and clay sculptures. The show begins at 6 p.m.

Ohio Celtic Festival

The Ohio Celtic Festival is underway for the third consecutive year at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Painesville. In addition to delicious food and drinks, families and friends have the opportunity to enjoy celtic music, dancing and other fun activities. The festival continues until 11:30 p.m. tonight before picking up at noon tomorrow and will continue through Sunday evening.

Pride Parade and Festival

Cleveland Pride is ready to party. For the 26th year in a row, the Cleveland Pride is hosting its annual celebratory parade and festival in support of the LGBT community. This year, the party begins at noon on Saturday at Voinovich Park and will be headlined by 1980s star Debbie Gibson .

Cleveland Gladiators game tonight at 7:00 p.m.

Sports fans, while the Indians continue their road trip and the U.S. Men's Soccer team does not play again until Tuesday, the Cleveland Gladiators are in town and are giving you the opportunity to take the whole family to a football game that won't break the bank. With a 12 and 1 record, the Gladiators have the second best record in the Arena Football League and are threatening to make a late-season run. Tonight, the Gladiators take on the Tampa Bay Storm at Quicken Loans Arena. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Movies hitting theaters this weekend

Get out of the heat this weekend and check out some of the latest blockbusters in theaters.

Transformers: Age of Extinction -- PG-13 -- Starring Mark Wahlberg, when an auto mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that is vital to transformer survival, they soon Optimus Prime, the remaining Autobots and a paranoid government official coming down on them.

Snowpiercer -- R -- Starring Chris Evans, in a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off all life on the planet except for a lucky few that boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system evolves.

They Came Together -- R -- In this romantic comedy starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler, when Joel and Molly meet, they cannot stand each other, his Corporate Candy Company is threatening to shut down her indie shop. Surprisingly, they develop a rollercoaster relationship that will have you laughing and crying.


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