Visit DTW

Downtown Willoughby is a historic downtown district with a ton of character.  The architecture of the buildings and landscape are enough to draw someone passing through in.   There are a variety of food, shopping, and entertainment options to compliment the charm and beauty of the city.  If you have never been to downtown Willoughby or are looking for a reason to come back here are 22 reasons to come see us:

  • The classic, historic look with a pleasant atmosphere
  • Saturday Outdoor Market at City Hall that starts in the spring and ends in the fall.
  • Variety of restaurants that will satisfy anyone’s craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  
  • Vintage resales and trendy shops that offer unique shopping experiences
  • Community Festivals
    • DTW Rib Burn Off (May)
    • Willoughby Classic Car Cruise In (June)
    • Willoughby ArtsFest (July)
    • Oktoberfest (July)
    • Last Stop Willoughby (August)
    • The Corn Roast (September)
    • DTW 5K (September)
    • The Chili Cook Off (October)
    • Willo-Boo (October)
    • Miracle on Erie Street and Annual Tree Lighting (December)
  • Thursday Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo in Wes Point Park
  • Ghost Tours through the historic district
  • Relax in one of the many parks (Wes Point Park, Todd Field, and Daniel’s Park
  • Fishing along the Chagrin River for steelhead and bass.
  • Kayak and canoe trips that take you down the Chagrin River through the various parks.
  • Visit downtown Willoughby’s most historic staples (Kliefeld’s, Willoughby Coal and Supply, The Willoughby Brewing Company)
  • Sled riding in the Winter at Todd Field
  • Christmas Lights that are beautifully strung up throughout the entire downtown during the winter months.