2022 Summer Events | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

2022 Summer Events


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
Lakewood Park

Summer Solstice Celebration
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Lakewood Park
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
Click here for more information.

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
Lakewood Park
Click here for the schedule.

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