Brite Winter to light up The Flats on Feb. 24

Break out of those winter doldrums with some fire and music along the Cuyahoga River.


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What: Brite Winter‘s Brite 2018

Where: The Flats West Bank in Cleveland

When: Feb. 24

Why you should go: The festival features music, art, fire and fun. Play games, watch fire dancers and ice carving, listen to musicians playing on several stages, and make s’mores.

Fluri_Snowman_Scene copyWhat you should eat/drink: Local food trucks will be on site, and those 21 and older can enjoy craft beer.

How much it costs: The festival is free to attend, but you can purchase VIP tickets to get close access to stages, heated tent access, private restrooms, cellphone charging stations and more. The Heat Me Up package is $45; the Let It Snow package is $195 and includes a hotel room and shuttle. Food and drink, of course, will not be free, so plan accordingly. And, you may need to pay to park, depending on where you’re able to snag a spot (public transportation is always an option).

How to get more information: Visit

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