Attend The 31st Annual Lakewood Community Festival
Celebrate family, community and cultural heritage at the 31st Annual Lakewood Community Festival on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Madison Park, 13029 Madison Avenue. The day of fun and activities for the entire family will take place from 11 AM to 5 PM, rain or shine.
The festival is known for a delicious array of nationality foods including stuffed cabbage, pierogis, cabbage and noodles, potato pancakes and kielbasa with sauerkraut. There will be pizza, of course, and alternative selections as well. Save room for kolaches, baklava, additional traditional ethnic pastries, plus ice cream, shaved ice and other desserts.
For the kiddos, the festivities will include a bounce house, an inflatable obstacle course, crafts, games and hands-on bubbles.
For kids of all ages, Cleveland Metroparks’ NatureTracks vehicle will bring a nature-based interactive program. Studio Go, The Cleveland Museum of Art's mobile art studio, will be ready with a hands-on art experience for all to enjoy. Studio Go is participating for the first time.
Yes, the City of Lakewood will again be selling old street signs for $25, cash only. The signs are in good condition and are a prized nostalgic item.
Throughout the day musical entertainment will be provided by 2guys12strings (11 AM), Frank Moravcik and the Band (noon), Victor Samalot (1 PM), The Polka Pirates (2 PM), West Awake’s Brent Hopper (3 PM) and Uncle Duffy Band (4 PM).
The festival, sponsored by the Lakewood Community Festival, Inc. and the City of Lakewood, is traditionally the last event of the summer. Proceeds from the festival are donated to various Lakewood community organizations.
Karen Karp is a Lakewood Community Festival board member.