Ohio City Street Festival 9/23

Join us for the 2018 Street Festival!

We invite neighbors and visitors from far and wide to join us for a day-long celebration of Ohio City! On Sunday, September 23rd, we will fill W. 25th Street with the best food, drink, retail and arts entertainment that the neighborhood has to offer for the annual Ohio City Street Festival. Music and arts programming will take place throughout the day, and the Kid Zone will offer family-friendly fun including arts performances, interactive games, activities, crafts, inflatables and more! As always, this event is FREE and open to all. 

Hours: 12-8pm


Food Vendors:
Rules & Regulations
Temporary Food Permit 
If you will be cooking with fire, you will also need:
Hazardous Materials Permit 
Certificate of Qualification 

Non-Food Vendors:
Rules & Regulations

West Side Market Vendors:
Rules & Regulations
Temporary Food Permit
If you will be cooking with fire, you will also need:
Hazardous Materials Permit 
Certificate of Qualification 

General event questions? Contact Hattie Kotz at hkotz@ohiocity.org
Questions about vendor applications? E-mail Amy Pappas at amy@azaevents.net


We need volunteers! Register to volunteer at the event here. 

Event Programming:

Festival Programming: Musical performances will take place throughout the day at the Market Square Park stage. Full schedule TBA. 

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 Kid's Zone will feature family-friendly activities and programming throughout the day. This area will feature face painting, a balloon animal artist, inflatables, on-stage performances, and a maker space with crafts from the Carnegie West Library, and the Cleveland Museum of Art, instrument discovery with The Music Settlement and a woodworking activity with Polis Woodworking

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! Zygote Press will host a printing station where festival goers can create their own Ohio City themed prints from a series of designs created by local artists. 

Arts & Culture Programming: Arts organizations such as Cleveland Public Theatre, the Cleveland Museum of Art and others will be providing arts programming during this year's Street Festival. Local artists from R/S Room Service will also be bringing interactive art instillations to the street. 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! Select Market vendors will also be serving food outside on West 25th Street during the festival. 


Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: Mezu

Signature Sponsor: Skylight Financial Group

Kid's Zone Sponsor:  KeyBank

Supporting Sponsors: Lutheran Hospital , Saint Ignatius High SchoolLamar AdvertisingConsolidated SolutionsKnez HomesCuyahoga Arts & CultureSnavely Group

Music Sponsor:  NPI Audio

Friends of the Festival:  The Old Angle Tavern, CF Bank, ABC the Tavern , Medical Mutual , Mitchell's Ice Cream 

Media Partners: Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority,  Canvas, Black Girl in the CLE, Creative Mornings CLE, Engage! Cleveland, Transformer Station, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Edible Cleveland, Detroit Shoreway, Flats Forward, Brite Winter, Night Market CLE, Tremont West Development Corporation, Cleveland International Film Festival, Open Streets CLE, Keep it Local Cleveland, Bike Cleveland.