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2023/2024 SEASON
Make timeless holiday memories in the heart of Cleveland at the 
Cleveland Foundation Ice Skating Rink. 
*Opening Day November 24*
NOVEMBER 24, 2023 - JANUARY 15, 2024

 Follow our EVENT CALENDAR for festive events throughout the season! 

  • What does it cost to rent Public Square?
    Public Square offers a number of pricing options. Fees are based on the area of Public Square you choose. We also offer non-profit discounts and tiered pricing. See reservation rates. Contact our events team to learn more about pricing.
  • Can I bring my own vendors?
    Yes, but licenses and permits must be pre-approved by the Public Square events team for the following: Food vendors and catering Equipment, sound, stage and lighting rentals Restrooms, including lay-out diagram Janitorial, trash and waste removal Security
  • Where can I find event policies and procedures?
    We have detailed policies and procedures in the Planning Tools section of our website: See Public Square policies See event hosting procedures
  • Where can I see diagrams and property specifications?
    Public Square is a 6.5 acre park designed to handle any type of event. We offer state of the art utilities, a natural amphitheater, and multi-purpose features perfect for events of any size. View site plan, dimensions, electrical & water layout Weight restrictions map Service vehicle access, loading procedure
  • Does Public Square have internet?
    Yes, we have high-speed internet service available anywhere on the property. Our events team can offer wired or wireless service with the right amount of bandwidth to make your event a success. Learn more about internet service options here.
  • Do I need city of Cleveland permits?
    Yes, our expert events team is available to assist in the planning and application process for all applicaple permits. Examples include: Street closure and lane obstruction Retail vendor Noise variance Event approval
  • Is alcohol permitted at my event?
    Yes, with proper permits from the city of Cleveland, a security plan, and pre-approval. The Public Square events team also works with area distributors and can help find a vendor for your event.
  • What security measures are in place to keep Public Square safe?
    Downtown Cleveland "Safety Ambassadors" are in Public Square daily Cleveland Police have a regular presence in Public Square Enhanced lighting and public events activate the space, even during evening hours Increased foot traffic and activity improves public safety
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