June 8, 2019, Parade at noon, Circle Village 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
All parade workshops are held in the parade tent (11150 East Blvd., corner of Wade Oval Dr. and East Blvd., in the former CIA parking lot)
For 29 years, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with color, music, and art for all ages. International and national guest artists join Greater Cleveland artists, families, schools, and community groups in a spectacular display of bright costumes, giant puppets, stilt dancers, handmade masks, and colorful floats. Circle Village, which includes activities, entertainment, and food, is presented by University Circle Inc.
2018 Parade the Circle: Cadenza, a flourish of individual creativity
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Parade at 12 noon
Circle Village 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Rain or shine
Public workshops begin May 4 and continue until the parade. Basic workshops are Fridays, 6:00–9:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.
If you have questions about Parade the Circle, please contact Community Arts at 216-707-2483 or e-mail commartsinfo [at] clevelandart.org.
Participate in the Parade
Create your entry on your own or at museum public workshops. The parade-only fee is $5/child and student, $10/adult.
Free workshops in parade skills for teachers and other leaders of groups preparing parade entries begin in March at the parade studio.
Public workshops begin in May and continue until the parade. Basic workshops are Fridays, 6:00–9:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.