City of Lakewood 2022 Summer Events
Click here for a printable listing of summer events.
Front Porch Concerts
Friday Evenings – Begins June 3rd
Front Porch of Lakewood Public Library
Click here for the schedule of concerts.
Meet the Trucks
Saturday, June 4, 2022
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Summer Solstice Celebration
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Food trucks, live music, activity tables
Lakewood Diversity Potluck
Friday, June 24, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kiwanis Pavilion at Lakewood Park
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Friday Night Flicks
Friday Evenings – Begins June 24th
There will be four movies at Lakewood Park and one at Madison Park.
Click here for the schedule.
Concerts in the Park
Sunday Evenings-Begins June 26th
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Fourth of July – Monday, July 4, 2022
The Lakewood Fourth of July Parade beings 10:00 AM at Kenneth and Lake Avenue and continues east to Lakewood Park. Click here for an application to participate in the parade.
After the parade, Lakewood non-profit organizations will operate food and game booths at Lakewood Park.
At 7:00 PM, the Lakewood Project, Lakewood High School’s Youth Rock Orchestra, will perform at the Lakewood Park Bandstand.
The fireworks will begin at dusk (approximately 9:45-10:00 PM).
Lakewood Summer MeltDown
Saturday, July 16, 2022
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Detroit Avenue in Downtown Lakewood
Click here for more details.
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival will return to Lakewood Park this summer. On Saturday, July 23rd at 7:00 PM, the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival will perform Learned Ladies. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket and enjoy the show. Click here for more information.
Lakewood Arts Festival
Saturday, August 6, 2022
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Detroit Avenue between Arthur and Belle in Downtown Lakewood.
For more information, click here.
Lakewood Community Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2022
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Madison Park, 13029 Madison Avenue.
Click here for an application to participate in the festival.
Block Parties-Neighborhood block parties will resume this summer. To get more information about holding a block party on your street, click here.
When there isn’t planned summer event taking place, there is still plenty to do in Lakewood. Try out these safe summer fun ideas!
- Run through the sprinkler
- Follow a historic walking tour
- Ride your bike
- Rent a kayak on the Rocky River
- Read a book on a park bench
- Create a piece of art with chalk
- Plant a garden
- Support Lakewood’s small businesses
- Plan a picnic dinner
- Learn a new board game
- Play catch
- Fly a kite
- Hike an unexplored trail
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