Check Out 13 of Cleveland's Coolest Wedding Shower Venues

And we bet your guests will love these locations, too.
Ariel Taranski
Ariel Taranski
Ariel Taranski
Ariel Taranski
The Knot Contributor
  • Ariel writes on a variety of wedding-related topics for The Knot.
  • She has previously worked for Southern Bride Magazine, Miss Design Berry and other woman-owned wedding brands.
  • She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Memphis.
Updated Jan 06, 2023

With its vibrant culture and beautiful parklands, Cleveland, Ohio, is regarded for its many stunning locations. Since it sits right on Lake Erie in northeast Ohio, this city is surrounded by one-of-a-kind water views that both locals and tourists flock to see. It's no wonder so many couples choose The Forest City to host their big day, so why not keep the prewedding festivities going by hosting your wedding shower here, too?

The great thing about hosting your wedding or wedding reception in this city means you're never far from fun activities, exciting eats, and rich history, and the same holds true of hosting a wedding shower here. Let your guests experience this city in all its splendor. Be sure to look through The Knot Marketplace for all the bridal shower locations available in Cleveland, and read ahead to see some of the very best wedding shower spots around town.

Southern Tier Brewery Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

For a spot unlike any other, the Southern Tier Brewery Cleveland has colorful and rustic vibes making it a one-of-a-kind event space. This brewery makes its beers and ales on-site, and they offer the perfect complementary eats to go along with these drinks. They have a backdrop of barrels, vibrant beer-themed murals, cozy seating, and options for upstairs or downstairs event centers. Your guests can enjoy fresh-from-the-tap brews and a unique experience during your wedding shower or rehearsal dinner. Be sure to check out what seasonal drinks they offer as well, or what specials they recommend for your occasion.

Red Space in Cleveland, Ohio

While this may be called Red Space, inside it's actually a bright white brick with airiness and openness perfect for any event. Described as "industrial-meets-modern," you can transform this venue to your every need, utilizing everything from string lights to hanging decor. This warehouse and art gallery is right in the heart of downtown Cleveland, and its unique sign-in wall lets guests leave their mark. Since you can use outside vendors for this location, let your favorite northeast Ohio eats cater for a sit-down meal, buffet, or cocktail hour. The choices are seemingly limitless with this spot.

Old River Tap and Social in Rocky River, Ohio

The Old River Tap and Social gets its name from the Old River District, right where it's based. Its event venue boasts enough room for any size party, and the picnic tables and bar seating add a casualness that will make your guests feel right at home. There's even a bar in this venue so you can enjoy cocktails, wine and Old River's own craft beer. Transform the place with your own decor since this blank slate allows as much creativity for your event as you want. And with their lunch, dinner, and brunch menus, you can customize your wedding shower for your guests' tastes.

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Catering by Heinen's Downtown in Cleveland, Ohio

Under the historic rotunda and stained glass is Catering by Heinen's Downtown, a rental space that will provide for all your event needs. Guests can enjoy a full bar that includes beer on tap, unique wines, and craft beers. A bridal shower here means an elegant atmosphere beneath the rotunda, its golden accents and historic artwork. You can enjoy their delicious food from gourmet entrees to charcuterie boards, with customizable options for your special occasion. You'll also be within walking distance of other downtown Cleveland attractions, so you can make a day of your prewedding celebrations.

Windows on the River in Cleveland, Ohio

Right on the waterfront is a modern and chic venue called Windows on the River, and it lives up to its name. With arched windows overlooking the Cuyahoga River, this historic space lets in the sun's beams to brighten up its industrial accents throughout. Inside this unique location are brick walls, wooden floors, and options for either a city view, bridge view, or river view with its different banquet areas. (You can even add on the Cleveland Aquarium as a package if you want to surprise your guests.)

Bill's - A Capelli Martini Bar in Mentor, Ohio

Two words to describe Billy's - A Capelli Martini Bar? Sophisticated and trendy. This venue is worth the small trek outside of Cleveland for its vibrant ambiance, signature cocktails, and scrumptious bites. They can easily hold your wedding shower or dinner in their event spaces, offering unique lighting, white brick walls, and chic, upscale seating and decor. Their event catering provides a selection of hors d'oeuvres, platters, entrees and desserts, paired with their diverse drink menu for an unforgettable meal. This contemporary restaurant has something for everyone.

Pickwick and Frolic, Restaurant and Club in Cleveland, Ohio

If you're looking for a venue as unique as your event, Pickwick and Frolic, Restaurant and Club has it all. With six private rooms, from their Hilarities theater to Champagne Bar, this place can accommodate any size occasion. Their on-site restaurant offers American rustic cuisine served fresh, and the drinks from their martini bar and taproom pair perfectly with the dining. Since each space houses something different, you can choose your own aesthetic. Want relaxed and casual? Try Pickwick Restaurant. Looking for something retro? Kevin's Martini Bar is the spot. You can't go wrong with any of these choices.

CLE Urban Winery in Cleveland, Ohio

Try wining and dining at the chic CLE Urban Winery, an event space that also offers wine tastings. Located a few minutes from downtown Cleveland, this wine bar handcrafts high-quality vintages on-site, and it can even provide craft beer, sparkling wine, and other special orders for your event. The space is decorated with graffiti and murals, set against exposed brick and refined elements for a truly one-of-a-kind venue. There are bar seating options, and you can even view the wine production area while you're celebrating. While they have a preferred caterer, you can bring in any outside vendor to heighten your wedding shower.

Candoren in Painesville, Ohio

The historic Candoren is a mansion right outside of Cleveland with 19th-century luxury. This private event space houses elegant furnishings inside and an acre of landscaped lawns outside, giving you many options for your bridal shower or special event. Built in the late 1800s, this romantic location has enough room for smaller or larger parties, and you can even rent out the 5 bedrooms and bathrooms overnight for guests who want a special experience. Rentals also include vintage china, linens, tables, chairs and much more. How about a high tea or Roaring 20s-themed get-together?

House Of Blues Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

Want to feel like a rockstar? Book the House Of Blues Cleveland for your party where many musicians and performers have been onstage over the years. This unique wedding venue is in downtown Cleveland, and it can house any kind of event or party. From their private dining space to their concert space, there are many options to choose from here. With eclectic artwork, painted ceilings, and impressive lighting throughout the building, this space needs no decoration. Plus, the House of Blues has custom menus and mixology for your event for an unparalleled culinary experience.

Cleveland Chop in Cleveland, Ohio

If you want an elevated experience at a downtown steakhouse, Cleveland Chop is a popular choice for many hosting their wedding showers. This venue is right in the historic Warehouse District, and it offers both private and semi-private dining rooms with brick walls, large windows to let in natural light, and wooden accents along with a deck. Their menu can be customized for your event, and though they may be a steakhouse, these options also include vegetarian and vegan options. You can even have a special food or drink bar, like Bloody Marys for a brunch-themed bridal shower.

The Ballroom at Park Lane in Cleveland, Ohio

For a stunning venue taken right out of a fairytale, check out The Ballroom at Park Lane. This century-old space was originally a hotel and speakeasy, then eventually a concert venue. Now, it's one of the hottest spots for stylish, elegant events that take guests back to a moment in history. Its beautiful architecture both inside and out gives a European feel, right in this Ohio city. It even has a courtyard with flowers and a fountain, the perfect spot for cocktails. This venue has catering partners who work on-property to provide delectable, deluxe eats for your bridal shower.

Market in Rocky River, Ohio

Near Rocky River Park is Market, a restaurant that houses multiple event spaces for smaller gatherings to larger parties. This eatery has a patio with a fire pit, private dining spaces, and a large bar in its main dining area. Plus, their food and drinks are perfect for any event with lunch, dinner, and brunch menus with a variety of Bloody Mary's that you won't find elsewhere. This venue, with its wood accents, fireplaces, and cozy atmosphere, makes it a welcoming spot for you and your guests during your special event or shower.

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