Take a stroll through the beautiful botanical garden and arboretum at Gardenview Horticultural Park. This 16-acre park is open to the public each weekend, exhibiting rare and unusual plants that you will not see anywhere else in Ohio. Visitors can admire the beauty of the impressive plant collection that features millions of flowers and billions of blooms throughout the park's gardens. The Arboretum also features 2,000 unique flowering trees. In fact, something new blooms each week at Gardenview from February through November, so even if you visit every weekend, you can always expect to see something new.
People from all over the Cleveland area come to Strongsville to shop at the SouthPark Mall. With over 1.6 million square feet of retail space and 180 stores, this mall is actually the 45th largest in the U.S. So, you are sure to find everything you need in this one convenient location. The mall features seven anchor stores: Dick's Sporting Goods, Dillard's, JCPenney, Kohl's, Macy's, and Sears. With a variety of cafes, restaurants, and even a Cinemark movie theater with 14 screens, you may even find yourself wanting to spend the whole day at SouthPark.
From dramas and tragedies to mysteries and thrillers, you can see it all at the Strongsville Community Theatre. This little theater company has been active in the Strongsville community since 1995, providing residents of the town with quality and family-friendly entertainment. Recent performances have included "Bye Bye Birdie," "A Midsummer's Nights Dream," and "Dracula." Whether you prefer a Broadway-style musical or a Shakespearean play, you are sure to find a show the whole family will love at the Strongsville Community Theatre. Also, for the rising stars in your family, make sure to check out the Community Youth Theatre as well.