2024 Festival

Visitor's Guide

The 2024 BorderLight Theatre Festival will take place July 24-27 in downtown Cleveland.

On this page, you'll find everything you need to plan your Festival weekend with us!

2024 Festival

Visitor's Guide

The 2024 BorderLight Theatre Festival will take place July 24-27 in downtown Cleveland.

On this page, you'll find everything you need to plan your Festival weekend with us!

Festival FAQ's 

FIND ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HERE. DON'T SEE AN ANSWER TO A QUESTION YOU HAVE? EMAIL US AT: INFO@BORDERLIGHTCLE.ORG

Parking Information

To enhance your experience and make your visit as seamless as possible, we've developed a comprehensive parking guide to assist you in finding convenient parking options near festival venues. Below you'll find detailed information including addresses, hours, and costs for nearby parking locations.

Accessibility Information

At Borderlight, we are committed to making our events accessible and enjoyable for everyone. We have created a comprehensive page dedicated to providing you with all the information you need to make your visit as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Visit the link below to be taken to our Accessibility Page.

Nearby Restaurants & Food Trucks

WHETHER YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A QUICK BITE TO EAT ON-THE-MOVE OR A SIT-DOWN EXPERIENCE, DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND HAS YOU COVERED!

In addition to the fantastic restaurants listed below, we're thrilled to announce that BorderLight will also feature a variety of food trucks! From Thursday through Saturday, head over to E. 14th Street next to U.S. Bank Plaza to enjoy a diverse selection of delicious eats from our food truck vendors. This year catch Dee's Bitez and Feelin Good Ice Cream.

  • Bin 216
  • Cibreo Italian Kitchen
  • Ghost Light Restaurant & Lounge at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Yours Truly
  • Sittoo's Pita & Salads
  • Republic Food & Drink
  • District
  • Sushi En
  • Corbo's Bakery
  • The Fruit Stand
  • Zaytoon Lebanese Kitchen

Hofbrauhaus Cleveland is generously offering BorderLight attendees a 10% discount on their meals. Show your festival ticket to your server to redeem this discount on the day of your show(s).

For more dining ideas on the east side of our footprint, visit the Playhouse Square dining guide.

2024 VENUES

Explore our venues and their stages! From intimate basement cabarets to outdoor bandstands, you'll be watching our shows in style.

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Cleveland Public Library

CSU Street Entrance

CSU Theatre & Arts Building

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Idea Center at Playhouse Square

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Playhouse Square

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US Bank Plaza

Nearby Hotels

IF YOU'RE TRAVELING TO BE WITH US, OR JUST WANT TO STAY CLOSE TO THE FOOTPRINT, THESE HOTELS HAVE YOU COVERED.

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Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square

629 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
216.443.1000

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Holiday Inn Express Cleveland Downtown

629 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
216.443.1000

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Metropolitan at The 9

2017 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
216.239.1200

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Comfort Inn

1800 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115
216.861.0001

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Cleveland Hostel now the Victor 

2090 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113