The I-X Indoor Amusement Park, held each spring in Cleveland's I-X exposition center, is 20 acres of fun for the whole family. There are dozens of rides, live entertainment, fair food, and special events and celebrity appearances. The 2014 dates are March 21 to April 20.
The I-X Indoor Amusement Park features dozens of rides, all for one admission price. One of the highlights of the event is the 35' tall permanent Ferris wheel with its own glass atrium. On a clear afternoon, you can see all the way to downtown Cleveland. Other favorites include the Skater, the world's largest skateboard, the traditional carousel, and "Freakout," a giant rotating swing.
Kidzville is designed for the little ones, offering over 30 rides and activities. Favorites include the antique car ride, the "berry-go-round, and the mini Indy Cars. This area also includes the "Big Back Yard," where kids can dress up and pretend they are in the circus, climb aboard the I-X Center's vintage fire truck, and pet the farm animals in the Animal Pavilion.
The I-X Indoor Amusement Park also boasts a full schedule of kids' favorite entertainers. Past celebrities have included Sponge Bob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer, and Scooby Do.
Food and Fun at the I-X Indoor Amusement Park:
Food is an essential part of any amusement park and the I-X center doesn't disappoint. Food choices include Nathan's hot dogs, cotton candy, pizza, hand-cut french fries, and even some healthy items.
Hours and Admission:
Hours vary throughout the show; check the official Web site for current times.
2013 admission is $21.99 for adults and $18.99 for those under 48", Seniors (60+) are $10 on Saturday and Sunday and Free Monday-Friday. Discounted ($18.99) tickets were available at Marc's Stores.
I-X Indoor Amusement Park
6200 Riverside Rd. (Route 237)
(Last Updated 3-21-13)