Located in Avon, Ohio, the The Emerald Event Center is the perfect location for any wedding, conference or event. Less than 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland and less than 10 minutes from Lake Erie, it is the ideal proximity to both the city and the scenic beauty our area has to offer!  Avon is an area that is experiencing an explosion of diverse expansion, with a variety of shopping options, restaurants and other activities popping up all over the place.

Things to Do Near Avon, Ohio


Cleveland home to the Browns, Indians and Cavaliers, but Avon itself is home to the independent professional baseball team, the Lake Erie Crushers. Fun and affordable the Crushers are the perfect option for sports fans who want to see something different.
Crocker Park is just one exit away from the Emerald Event Center on I-90, where you can spend the entire day shopping at your favorite stores, such as Anthropologie, Banana Republic, Lucky Brand, and J. Crew just to name a few.
Cleveland is home to plenty of unique museums for the adventurous. Each of these museums within the city offers its own theme and gives its guests plenty to learn while having fun.
Crocker Park and Avon don’t just have great shopping – they’re full of award-winning restaurants as well too. From Bar Louie to Nemo Grille and Avon Brewery Company, the dining scene around the Emerald Event Center has the perfect food option for everyone.

Enjoy golfing, hiking, water sports, or other outdoors activities? Avon is the perfect city for you. Tee-off at one of the many golf courses in the area, take a hike at Miller Nature Preserve, or enjoy the many other activities Lake Erie has to offer.

Plus, several other activities:

  • Fishing (6 miles)
  • Kayak Rentals  (5 miles)
  • Boating (6 miles)
  • Huntington Beach (5 miles)
  • Biking Trail (5 miles)
  • Jet Skiing (6 miles)
  • Water Skiing (6 miles)
  • Miniature Golf (6.5 miles)
  • Jogging/Fitness Trail (0.3 miles)
  • Tennis (3 miles)

Plan Your Visit

There are many things to do in the Cleveland-Avon area with something for every person on your guest list. Our list is just the starting point, so come visit both the city of Cleveland and our event center today to find your newest adventure!