July Events

Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, OH
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July is the month of summer concerts, festivals, July 4th, and fun. Learn all about the interesting things to do. Below is a list (in date order) of exhibits, concerts, book signings, wine tastings, and more.

If you have an event you'd like to add, please send me the information at cleveland@aboutguide.com. Have an enjoyable month!
 
Through August 30, 2015
Geoffrey Beene: American Ingenuity
What:
A look at this American iconic designer's body of work.


Where: Kent State Museum, Kent
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Through September 7, 2015
Beyond Rubick's Cube
What:
A multi-media look at the world's best-selling puzzle.
Where: Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: $24

July 9-25 , 2015
Violet
What: See this musical based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts.
Where: Porthouse Theatre, Cuyahoga Falls
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

July 2-5, 9-12, 16-19, 2015
Ohio Shakespeare Festival: "Much Ado about Nothing"
What: See this classic Shakespeare play.
Where: Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron
Time: 730pm
Cost: varies

July 2-5, 2015
Boston Mills Art Festival
What: See scores of fine art, jewelry, and mixed media artists, with live music and food.
Where: Boston Mills Ski Resort, Peninsula
Time: varies
Cost: Varies

July 11 - August 16, 2015
Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace
What: Enjoy Medieval-style entertainment, costumes, food rides, parades, and more.


Where: 3033 Ohio 534, seven miles south of I-90, Rock Creek
Time: 10am - 7pm
Cost: Adults $22, children $6

July 21 - August 2, 2015
Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
What: See this musical performed live.
Where: Playhouse Square, Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies



A reasonable effort is made to make sure all event information is accurate, but times and events are subject to change.



(Updated 6-17-15)

July 4, 2015
Lorain Port Fest
What: Celebrate the Lorain waterfront with music, food, entertainment, arts & crafts, children's activities, and helicopter rides.
Where: Black River Landing in Lorain, east of Bascule Bridge on Erie St.
Time: Friday 6pm - 11pm, Saturday noon - 11pm, Sunday noon - 6pm
Cost: free

July 4, 2015
Festival on the Lagoons
What: Enjoy food, arts and crafts, kids activities.
Where: Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and Marina, 8365 Harbor Dr., Mentor
Time: 11am - 7pm
Cost: free

July 11, 2015
Pancakes with the Penguins
What: Kids and their parents enjoy breakfast and animal fun at the Akron Zoo.


Where: Akron Zoo
Time: 8am - 10am
Cost: Adults $22; Children $19

July 10, 2015
Tremont Art Walk
What: Enjoy the many galleries of Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood at this monthly event.
Where: Tremont
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Cost: free

July 10-15, 2015
St. John West Shore Hospital Festival of Arts
What: See dozens of artists plus food, music, children's activities, and more.
Where: St. John West Shore Hospital, 29000 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake
Time: Friday, 6pm - 9pm; Saturday, 10am - 7pm; Sunday, 10am - 6pm
Cost: free

July 11-12, 2015
Cain Park Art Festival
What: See dozens of arts and crafts vendors at this popular art show.
Where: Cain Park, Cleveland Heights
Time: Varies
Cost: $5

July 11-12, 2015
Music in the Valley Folk Festival
What: Enjoy music, children's activities, and food at this annual event.
Where: Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath Township
Time: 11am - 5pm
Cost: Varies

July 9 - August 12, 2015
The Producers
What: See this fun musical performed.


Where: Huntington Playhouse, Bay Village
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

A reasonable effort is made to make sure all event information is accurate, but times and events are subject to change.

(Updated 6-17-15)

July 18, 2015
Willoughby Arts Fest
What: Enjoy a juried fine arts & craft show, with food and live entertainment.
Where: Downtown Willoughby
Time: 10am - 5pm
Cost: free

July 19, 2015
Taste of Tremont
What: Enjoy music, food, entertainment, arts & crafts, and vendors.
Where: Tremont, on Professor Ave., between Fairfield and Jefferson Aves.
Time: 12pm - 8pm
Cost: free

July 19, 2015
Art in the Park
What: Enjoy this juried art show in downtown Medina.


Where: Court House Square, Medina
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Cost: free

July 23, 2015
Taste of Akron
What: Enjoy a variety of local food vendors plus live music and other entertainment.
Where: Hardesty Park, 1615 W. Market St., Akron
Time: 6pm - 10pm
Cost: Free admission

July 30 - August 16, 2015
Hairspray
What: Enjoy this popular musical, performed under the stars.
Where: Porthouse Theater, Cuyahoga Falls
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

July 24-26, 2015
Irish Cultural Festival
What: See cultural exhibits, a parade, live entertainment, arts and crafts, food, children's activities, and more.
Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea
Time: Friday, 5pm - midnight; Saturday and Sunday, 1pm - midnight.
Cost: Varies

July 15,29, 2015
Pet Day
What: Bring your dog, cat, or other pet to the winery and enjoy a variety of pet-related activities plus food, live entertainment, and wine.
Where: Chalet Debonne, 7743 Doty Rd., Madison
Time: from 3pm
Cost: Free

July 25, 2015
All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship
What: See gravity-racing soap-box cars, kids's activities, and more.


Where: Derby Downs, adjacent to the Rubber Bowl Stadium, Akron
Time: 9am - 6pm
Cost: $5

July 28 - August 2, 2015
Summit County Fair
What: Enjoy music, food, arts and crafts, animals, and more.
Where: 800 North Ave., Talmadge
Time: 11am - 11pm
Cost: Adults $5, Children 8 and under free

A reasonable effort is made to make sure all event information is accurate, but times and events are subject to change.



(Updated 6-17-15)

July 25-26, 2015
Akron Arts Expo
What: enjoy a juried art show and sale as well as live entertainment, children's activities, and a variety of other vendors.
Where: Hardesty Park, 1615 W. Market St., Akron
Time: Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 5pm
Cost: Free



A reasonable effort is made to make sure all event information is accurate, but times and events are subject to change.

(Updated 6-17-15)