Reservations can be made online, over the phone by calling 216.621.0082 option 1, or in person. Refunds will be issued for cancellations made 24 hours in advance of the forum.
Our new address is 1317 Euclid Ave., Suite 100. We are located on the north side of Euclid Ave., between E 13th and E 14th Streets, which means the RTA's free E-Line and C-line trolleys, and the Healthline all stop in front of our building.
If you are driving, park in the Playhouse Square Parking Garage, located at 1450 Chester Ave. You can view a map of the garage here. If you are at the City Club between 10:30 am and 3 pm, bring your ticket with you into the City Club and we will provide validation to reduce your cost to $3.00. Special rates do apply outside those hours.
After parking in the garage, you can walk to the City Club's entrance on Euclid Ave. via the covered walkway. The walkway is accessible from the 2nd floor of the garage - keep walking through it until you reach Euclid Avenue, then turn right and our entrance is located just beneath the blue and white gong logo!
Valet parking is available at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 1260 Euclid Ave. Mention the City Club when you pull up to valet, and your rate will be reduced to $20.
Additional, non-discounted downtown parking can be found at the Lumen Garage (1600 Euclid Ave., enter E. 17th St.), Hanna Garage (1509 Prospect Ave.), or U.S. Bank Garage (2060 E 14th St.). More Playhouse Square District parking information can also be found here.
For forums held at the City Club, ticket pricing is as follows:
City Club Members $30
Nonmembers $45 | Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to become a member and save on ticket prices!
High school students are always free! College students also get special discounted pricing | Contact email@example.com to register!
Nonprofit Table of Ten $450
Corporate Table of Ten $600
If your organization is a corporate or nonprofit member, you receive 20% off nonmember pricing.
Nope! City Club forums are open to everybody. However, membership will get you a discount on admission and priority registration for high interest forums.
Beyond a discount on tickets, members receive pre-sale ticket access to forums and invitations to special events, as well as opportunities to volunteer at forums and participate in member-led programming committees. Also, members all share a sense of pride in being part of something that helps to make the community and democracy a little bit stronger. You can view all the membership levels and benefits here, or call us at 216.621.0082 option 2 and we'll talk to you about it!
Reservations typically close 48 hours before the event begins. If you miss the deadline, call us at 216.621.0082 option 1 and ask about the wait list. We do our best to let everyone in, but we can't make any guarantees. It’s best to plan ahead and make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance.
Almost all of our forums begin at 12:00 p.m. We list our forum start time as 11:30 a.m. so you have time to get here, grab a seat, and share a meal with fellow attendees. Start times for offsite forums can vary, so be sure to check our website for updates.
We livestream nearly all of our forums on our website--you'll see a red "LIVE" button on our homepage at the forum's start time. You can also listen to a live broadcast of our Friday forums at 12:00 p.m. on 89.7 WKSU.
Each week (excluding holiday weeks), the Friday forum reairs on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. on 100.7 WMMS, 7:30 a.m. on WTAM 1100, at 10 a.m. on WVIZ/PBS, and at 10 p.m. on 90.3 WCLV. Forums also reair on The Ohio Channel on Mondays at 4 p.m. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram for updates on special and holiday week airings.
If you’re interested in accessing a past forum, check out our archives, the Cleveland Memory Project City Club Forums Collection, the PBS App, or search "The City Club of Cleveland Podcast" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Amazon Music.
New in 2021, find The City Club of Cleveland channel on your Roku or Amazon Fire Stick!
No, and that's part of what makes us unique. All speakers must answer unfiltered, unrehearsed questions directly from the audience. We firmly believe in the free expression of all ideas and the benefits of an open exchange. Debates, however, are a little different. Since 2016, all questions asked during a debate are reviewed and selected by a members of our debate committee, a bipartisan group of City Club members. Questions are evaluated for quality and fairness, as well as diversity in topic, in order to ensure that the debates thoroughly cover as many different areas of interest as possible.
No, the City Club does not have a dress code, and we never have. Business casual is suggested because you might feel awkward in a concert shirt. But if that's what you have on, we hope you’ll still attend!
It depends. We're glad our content is relevant to you and that you'd like to include it in something you're working on. Whatever you want to do, let us know first. Shoot us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and tell us what you want to use and how you want to use it. We'll get back to you as quickly as we can. If it's a non-commercial use (as in you're not making money) and you're not using it to disparage someone (as in a negative political ad), chances are we'll say yes. And with anything else, like we said, it depends. Lastly, for the sake of clarity, our content is copyrighted, and we take that seriously. So please, work with us on this.
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1317 Euclid Avenue, Suite 100
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