IngenuityFest 2023

Biologies & Geologies

IngenuityFest 2023

IngenuityFest 2023: Biologies & Geologies took place on September 22-24, 2023! Dedicated to a rebirth, and celebration of our singular planet's resources and wonders, this year's Fest explored how human innovation interacts with communities across earth, air and water. IngenuityFest 2023 was a journey through crystal caverns, aquatic landscapes and more, at once whimsical and wholly serious in its dedication to environmental stewardship, sustainability and innovation and human invention.

2023 Lineup & Stage Schedules
The Finest in The Land

2023 Participants



You'll find these whimsical, immersive exhibits throughout the festival footprint, ready to explore!
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The Lay of The Land

2023 Festival Program

Festival Logistics

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Location & Accessibility

IngenuityFest took place at IngenuityLabs @ the Hamilton Collaborative (5401 Hamilton Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115). 

For individuals with disabilities arriving by shuttle, taxi, Uber, accessible transport van or private vehicle, a reserved accessible drop off zone will be located at the Main Festival entrance on 53rd street.

Accessible parking spaces will also be reserved in the Staff/VIP/Artist, directly across from the 5401 Hamilton Avenue address. Additional off-site parking will be provided in a section of Ingenuity’s general audience parking. We are continually making accessibility improvements to our site including providing elevator service to the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors, addressing challenging areas of asphalt and providing numerous accessible restrooms on the ground level. However, our site still contains areas of uneven terrain including gravel, stairs, and some passageways or art installations that may be narrower or challenging to access. We will make every attempt to accommodate you.

For more accessibility information, questions about access, or for assistance on the festival site, please email

Vehicle Logistics

Street parking is abundant in the area surrounding the Festival, but a lot will be available for $5. The lot is located at 5000 Lakeside Ave. Parking is always at attendee's own risk and Ingenuity is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage.

Consider taking an Uber or Lyft! The Festival is located at 5401 Hamilton Avenue. However, the designated rideshare dropoff address is 1279 E. 53rd Street.

Live Nearby?
BIKE to the Fest: Bike parking will be available at the 53rd Street gate only. Attendees will need to bring their own locks.


Ingenuity is striving to make our 2023 Festival low-waste. No single-use plastic water bottles will be sold on-premises. There will be many water refilling stations throughout the site, so attendees are encouraged to bring their reusable water bottles. All water is filtered. There will also be reusable bottles available for purchase at the event.

Beverage partners include Goldhorn Brewery and Watershed Distillery. All drinks will be served in recyclable aluminum cans or in compostable cups when possible.

Sustainability volunteers will be on-premises to assist guests in separating compost, recycling and landfill-trash with signage to help identify what goes where. Ingenuity's longtime partners, Rust Belt Riders will be handling our compostables.

Get Involved

Be a part of something epic.

YOU can participate in IngenuityFest, too! Sign up to volunteer with us over the weekend. Volunteers receive free admission into the Fest (PLUS behind-the-scenes access!), a free festival t-shirt, and our unending gratitude.

Applications for IngenuityFest 2024 will be posted in the Spring! Stay tuned for more and follow us on social media for all the latest updates!

Partnerships and sponsorships are available for IngenuityFest 2024!

Want to help us prepare for IngenuityFest 2024? The easiest way to get involved is by becoming an Ingeneer! We meet every Thursday from 6-9pm at IngenuityLabs to vision, build, create & more!

Festival FAQ's

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IngenuityFest 2023 will take place September 22-24, 2023 at IngenuityLabs (5401 Hamilton Avenue).

Hours are as follows:
Friday, September 22: 6PM - 1AM
Saturday, September 23: 1PM - 1AM
Sunday, September 24: 1PM - 6PM


Our work would not be possible without the support of these organizations. Thank you all!

Major Sponsors
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Community Partners
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