Ohio City Street Festival 9/25
Thanks for making the 2016 event a great success!
For one day only, Ohio City hosts a street festival that showcases everything that's amazing about Ohio City! The Street Festival features live music, food from neighborhood restaurants, locally brewed beer, arts & culture programming, and family-friendly activities. This event is FREE and open to all!
This year's festival took place on Sunday, September 25th from 11am-7pm on West 25th Street between Lorain Avenue & Bridge Avenue.
Festival Kick-off: Great Lakes Brewing Company will be hosting The Great Beer Chase 5k to kick off the Ohio City Street Festival! The race will begin at 8:30 AM at the Great Lakes Brew Pub. After the race, Great Lakes will host the awards ceremony as well as a post-race party at their Brew Pub. Register for the race here!
Festival Programming: Musical performances will take place throughout the day at the Market Square Park stage. Full schedule TBA. Frank's Bratwurst will host a bratwurst eating contest on the Market Square Park Stage at 12:12pm. Reigster here! Mitchell's Ice cream will also be hosting an ice cream eating contest on the Market Square Park Stage at 2pm. Register here!
Food & Merchandise Vendors: Merchants will line West 25th Street offering food, goods, and information from over 40 Ohio City restaurants, shops, businesses and non-profit organizations.
Family-Friendly Activities: The KeyBank Kid's Zone will feature family-friendly activities and programming throughout the day. This area will feature face painting, a balloon animal artist, inflatables, crafts from the Carnegie West Library and the Ohio City Farm, games and activities from Near West Recreation, instrument discovery with The Music Settlement and more!
Other Activities: Tabletop Board Game Cafe will host a game area with large-scale versions of your favorite board games, as well as some original games! Erie Social Shuffleboard (who are opening their Ohio City location this fall) will join Tabletop in the game area with a full-sized shuffleboard court. Zygote Press will host a printing station where festival goers can create their own Ohio City themed linocut prints from a series of stamps created by local artists. Vision Yoga & Wellness will also host a donation-based yoga class during the festival. Shoes and Clothes for Kids will be hosting a sock & undwerwear drive at their tent during the festival - find them in the KeyBank Kid Zone to contribute!
Arts & Culture Programming: Arts organizations such as Cleveland Public Theatre, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Creative Fusion Cohort will be providing arts programming during this year's Street Festival. Details to follow!
Ohio City Farm: The Ohio City Farm Stand will be open during the festival, and the farm team will be offering tours of the Farm to festival-goers. Stop by and check out one of our neighborhood's greatest features!
West Side Market: The West Side Market will be OPEN during the Street Festival! Market Vendors Narrin Asian Spice & Sauce, Kate's Fish, Sebastian's Meats & Frank's Bratwurst will also be serving food outside on West 25th Street during the festival.
Festival After Party: Market Garden Brewery will host the official Ohio City Street Festival after-party at their new production facility! Details to follow.
2016 Partners & Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: KeyBank
Signature Sponsor: Voss Industries
Supporting Sponsors: Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Consolidated Solutions, CLV Lofts, Knez Homes, St. Ignatius High School, Lutheran Hospital, Lamar Advertising, Snavely Group, Skylight Financial Group
Friends of the Festival: ABC Tavern, Dave's Supermarket, Studio Graphique, RTA, AZA Events, Mitchell's Ice Cream
Beverage Sponsors: Great Lakes Brewing Company, Platform Brewing Company, Market Garden Brewery
Thank You: Councilman Kerry McCormack, the City of Cleveland, Near West Recreation, Cleveland Public Theatre