Coventry Village Holiday Festival 2017

The 5th Annual Coventry Village Holiday Festival is Saturday, December 9, 2017 from Noon to 11 pm.

FREE and open to the public + FREE PARKING ALL DAY!

Schedule of Events

✮ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM  Photos with Santa  (Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt) Complimentary photos with Santa

✮ 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM  Holiday Shopping Helpers (Coventry Main Parking Garage) Need holiday gift ideas? Our Coventry Village Holiday Ambassadors are happy to help with gift suggestions for the hard to shop for loved ones on your holiday list.

✮ 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM  Kids Crafts & Holiday Cartoons (Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt) Kids can create a holiday craft and watch holiday cartoons the big screens

✮ 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Vote for Your Favorite Coventry Merchant Holiday Window (pick up the official ballot outside the parking garage) Cast your vote and help us determine which Coventry Village spot will win these year's holiday window decorating contest.

✮ 1:00 PM   Hot Chocolate and Stories (Coventry Branch of Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library -1925 Coventry Road)

✮ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Meet the Authors & Book Signings (Mac's Backs-Books on Coventry) Keith Allen, author, designer, illustrator and paper engineer of 'What a Mess! A Pop-Up Misadventure' Pop-Up Book -AND- Thrity Umrigar, author of the kid's book 'When I Carried You in My Belly will meet with fans and sign books from 1 PM - 2 PM.

✮ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Coventry Cash Machine (Coventry Road)  Adults are invited to step inside our Coventry Holiday Cash Machine.  The Coventry Cash you grab can be used at participating locations during the Coventry Village Holiday Festival. (Ages 18 years and older. Coventry Cash is while supplies last)

✮ 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM  Photos with the Grinch, Rudolph, and Frosty (Coventry Road)  The Grinch, Frosty, and Rudolph will be roaming the neighborhood, spreading holiday cheer and taking photos with fans.

✮ 2:30 PM –5:00 PM  Ice Carving Demonstrations (Coventry Road)  Watch as professional ice sculptures transform ordinary blocks of ice into beautiful holiday art displays.

✮ 3:00 PM   Hot Chocolate and Stories (Coventry Branch of Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library -1925 Coventry Road)

✮ 3:30 PM – 5:30  PM  Kiddie Karaoke + Kids Crafts (Grog Shop) Fa-La-La-La-FUN! Free karaoke for kids on the Grog Shop stage  +  kids can make a winter craft with Artful Cleveland.

✮ 5:00 PM – 9:00  PM  Lolly the Trolley Holiday Light Tours (Tickets: Kids 12 and under: $1 / Adults: $3) 100% of ticket sales to benefit Heights Emergency Food Center --- Enjoy a holiday lights tour on the iconic Lolly the Trolley. Tickets can be purchased on Saturday, December 9th (starting at 12pm) at the Coventry neighborhood ambassador station, located outside the main parking garage. Seating is limited, early ticket purchase recommended. Each tour is approx 20 minutes. Last tour @ 8:30 PM. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 100% of tickets sales to benefit the Heights Emergency Food Center.

✮ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM  Holiday Sing-Along, Outdoor Fire, & Complimentary Hot Chocolate & Coffee Bar (Pekar Park Courtyard, located at the corner of Euclid Heights & Coventry Road) Join us for a Coventry tradition. Holiday Sing-Along with Madeline Finn (of the Whiskey Hollow) from 5:30-6:30. Outdoor fire with complimentary hot chocolate, and Phoenix coffee* from 5:30-8:30 (Provided by Coventry Village SID. *While supplies last)

✮ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Live Music: Shawn & Shelby  (La Cave du Vin)  Live music from Cleveland-based duo, Shawn Brewster (acoustic guitar /vocals) and Shelby Sangdahl (cello). No Cover.

✮ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM   Ugly Holiday Sweater Bar Crawl w/ Coventry Claus (Meets @ Panini’s at 9:00) Meet Coventry Claus at Panini’s for a bar crawl through Coventry. Drink specials for participants wearing an ugly holiday sweater.  (Restricted to those ages 21+. Proper photo ID is required.)

And there's more....

Take a FREE ride on the BlueLink Shuttle  (Picks up every 30 minutes outside the Coventry Road parking garage from 12 PM - 6 PM) and enjoy these festive happenings in University Circle. 

✮ 11am-6pm - Breakfast with Santa & Santa’s Workshop at Cleveland History Center· 

✮ 11 AM - 5PM Free admission for Kids under 18 at MOCA 

✮ 12 PM - 7 PM  Free Admission to Ice Skating at Wade Oval, for all BlueLink riders ($3 skate rentals)· 

✮ GLOW at Cleveland Botanical Garden —Adults: $16, Children (3-12): $12, Members: Free

PLUS ---- ✮ FREE PARKING ALL DAY✮ in the Coventry Village Parking Garage + Public Street Meters and Public Parking Lots located in Coventry Village. (A holiday gift to you from the City of Cleveland Heights.)

✮Coventry Village Holiday Fest Instagram Scavenger Hunt✮ 

Follow us on Instagram @Coventry_Village.  Every hour, we'll post a fun photo challenge, along with a special hashtag to submit your photo entry! Cool prizes from all over the neighborhood. 12 PM - 10 PM