Plan your visit

How to get here

Either by plane, car, bus, boat or train, traveling to Cleveland is very simple. 

Below is lots of information regarding how to get to Cleveland and downtown, where to stay, where to eat, and what you should know while visiting the tattoo.


By Car

Parking is not available at the venue. For a map and street guide to parking near the venue, click the car icon below.


By Train

The RTA East 9th North Coast Train Station is a short walk of approximately 5 minutes from the venue. Further details regarding train services can be found by clicking the train icon below

By Bus

Three RTA Bus routes stop at Cleveland Public Auditorium (E. 6th St. & Lakeside Ave, St. Clair Ave. & E. 6th St. (North side) and St. Clair Ave. & E. 6th St.) Further details regarding bus routes and time tables can be found by clicking the bus icon below

By Plane

Flying into Cleveland is easy through Cleveland-Hopkins International Airpot (CLE). The Cleveland International Tattoo is just 15 minutes from the airport. 

By Boat

If you are traveling by watercraft, visitors can dock at the North Coast Harbor Marina. Just a 10 minute walk to the show. Boaters must register by clicking the anchor icon below


There are multiple Ride Share companies that service Cleveland.



DoubleTree Lakeside

Only a seven minute walk to the venue, the DoubleTree hotel is very close to Cleveland Public Auditorium and is the preferred hotel of the Cleveland International Tattoo. The DoubleTree serves as the host hotel. Discounted rates start at $119 per night. For booking information, call 1-800-222-TREE and mention code “GCP” to receive the group discount or click the icon below to book today!


Only a two minute walk to the venue, the Drury is the closest hotel to Cleveland Public Auditorium. The Drury Hotel is the former Cleveland Board of Education Building of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Restoration of this building began in 2014 of this 1931 historic building. Group discounted rates are $189 per night and include a hot breakfast and dinner. Click the icon below to book today!


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Large bags are not permitted inside the venue. Small purses are permitted. All bags will be searched prior to entering.

There are plenty of restrooms available throughout the venue, including handicap accessible facilities.

No outside alcoholic beverages permitted inside the venue.

The venue is not handicap accessible for balcony seating. All handicap tickets must purchase floor seats.

Smoking or vaping is not permitted inside the venue

No outside alcoholic beverages permitted inside the venue. There is concessions available inside the venue.