About Parade the Circle

June 14, 2014, Parade at noon, Circle Village 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

For more than 20 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.

25th Annual
2014 Parade the Circle
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Wade Oval
Parade at 12 noon
Parade theme: Recologia Desigual
                         Never Odd or Even
Circle Village 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Rain or shine


If you have questions about Parade the Circle, please contact Nan Eisenberg at 216-707-2483 or email at commartsinfo [at] clevelandart [dot] org.


Participate in the Parade
Create your entry on your own or at museum public workshops. The parade-only fee is $6 per person.


Public Workshops
Public workshops begin May 9, 2014 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.


Leadership Training 
Free workshops in parade skills for teachers and other leaders of groups preparing parade entries begin in March at the parade studio.