Bay Days 2019 Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 4 – 8:30 a.m. Bay Days 5 Mile Run and Kids Fun Run (starts at Bay High School – For more info and to register: www.clewestrunningclub.org); 11:30 a.m. Children’s Bike, Trike and Wagon Parade – Meet at the Gazebo; 12 noon – 10:30 p.m. Booths and Rides Open; 12 Noon – 5 p.m. $19 One Price Ticket for All Rides; 1 p.m. On the grass at the Gazebo – Dr. U.R. Awesome, Professional Bubbleologist; 2 p.m. Vintage Baseball Game (Cahoon Park) – Villagers vs. Whiskey Island Shamrocks; 7 p.m. Live Music at the Gazebo – Sloppy Joe Band; 9:45 p.m. Gala Fireworks Display (Rain Date – Friday, July 5)
Saturday, July 6 – 12 noon – 10:30 p.m. Booths and Rides Open; 12 Noon – 5 p.m. $19 One Price Ticket for All Rides; 5 p.m. Classic Car Cruise-In at Cahoon Park with DJ Cadillac Mike; 7 p.m. Live Music at the Gazebo – The Dan Zola Orchestra (Big Band Music)
4th of July Parade, Celebration, & Fireworks
The City’s annual 4th of July festivities begin at 10 a.m. with a parade that typically begins at Burneson Middle School on Dover Center Rd., then onto Hilliard Blvd., traveling east to Clague Park. At 11:15 am, Mayor Dennis M. Clough, members of City Council, and special guests honor America’s birthday in a short ceremony at the entrance to Clague Park including the National Anthem, patriotic readings, parade awards, and presentations.
- The 30th Annual Charity Classic Car Show begins at 10 a.m. plus Dog Show, Martial Arts Demo, rides on the Euclid Beach Boys Rocket Ship Car and more. • Balloon clowns and face painters are among the children’s activities which runs from 10 a.m. to noon. • Free games will be held and awards given every hour starting at 1 p.m. Noodle race, silly tube race, watermelon eating contest, funny swimming race and tennis ball hunting contest. Regular admission fees apply most of the afternoon. • Food and drink vendors are located near Clague Cabin after 4 p.m. • Musical entertainment by DJ Easy at the Westlake Aquatic Center & Peterson Pool from 1 p.m. until dusk. • Fireworks will begin at dusk.
Liberty Fest at Crocker Park
Tuesday, June 30, Crocker Park
Kick-off Independence Day with this annual musical fest. The fest will take place in The Center Circle and host a fantastic line up of entertainers including Old Skool, Funk Worthy, Front Porch Lights, and St. Edward High School Trash Talkers all leading up to a headlining performance from GRAMMY-nominated band, Plain White T’s. A beer garden, vendor village and food trucks will be a part of the day. Cost: FREE admission, parking is available in the main garages for $10.
4th Annual Great Avon Bike Parade & NEW Trike Parade
Decorate your bike, scooter, wagon, tricycle, etc., help celebrate America and join the fun! Prizes for best decorations, National Anthem, Community Prayer and presentation of the Grand Marshals! Participants receive one (1) complimentary weekday admission to the Avon Pool, good from July 4th through the end of the season! Fun for all ages! Join us to kick off the 4th of July tradition with the Bike Parade! Start and ends at the Avon Aquatic Facility, short & safe 1-mile parade with police and fire escort and a .2-mile loop around the parking lot led by the Avon Eagle!
Red, White, & Boom July 3 and Independence Day Fireworks July 4 with the Lake Erie Crushers
After the game, enjoy a special fireworks show to celebrate the birth of our nation! Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4; 7:05 p.m., Sprenger Stadium, 2009 Baseball Blvd. Cost: Tickets: $8-$20; event parking at Sprenger Stadium is $4.
Fourth of July Jubilee
Thursday, July 4, Weiss Fields, 33401 Webber Rd.
The Jubilee will be day-long event starting with relaxing session of doga (dog yoga) and ending with an exciting fireworks display. The lineup is as follows: 12 p.m. Doga (Dog Yoga); 1 p.m. Dog Parade & Pageant, Food Trucks; 3 p.m. Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Magicians, Jugglers, Bubble Fun, Bouncy Slides, Obstacle Course, Bungy Bounce, Carnival Games, Sno-Cones; 3:30 p.m. Jungle Terry Animal Show; 4 p.m. Music by Says She, Pony Rides; 5:30 p.m. Music by Anne E. DeChant; 6 p.m. Stilt Walkers; 6:45 p.m. Honor Guard, Birthday Cake; 7:15 p.m. Music by Disco Inferno; 10 p.m. Fireworks. The fireworks and celebration’s rain date is July 7.
Star Spangled Celebration & Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, South Central Park
Enjoy a fun-filled family event to celebrate our nation’s Independence. Party in the Park will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. with live music from the Southern Cross Band, two bounce houses, balloon twisters, and a variety of food vendors (activities are free; food is for purchase). A spectacular fireworks show by American Fireworks will follow at dark.
BOOM! Festival & Fireworks
Sunday, June 30, Great Northern Mall
Bring family and friends to this annual summer showcase event, featuring fireworks, food trucks, live music, street performers, face-painters, balloon artists, and more. Fireworks begin at dusk. BOOM! 2019 is presented by the City of North Olmsted in partnership with Great Northern Mall and Moen. Rain date Sunday, July 7.
Fourth of July Parade, Concert, & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, Lakewood Park
The parade is scheduled to step off on Independence Day at 10 a.m. on Lake Avenue at Nicholson Avenue and conclude at Lakewood Park. (Please note that this year’s parade route has changed due to construction on Lake Avenue.) After the parade, festivities will continue in Lakewood Park with games, food, activities and information provided by several of Lakewood’s community organizations. At 7 p.m., the Lakewood Project, Lakewood High School’s Youth Rock Orchestra, will perform. The Fourth of July will conclude following Lakewood’s annual fireworks extravaganza, set to begin at approximately 9:45 p.m.