Events to enjoy on Memorial Day Weekend

Cleveland Foundation Day at Wade Oval

May 24 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free admission to four cultural institutions in University Circle:

  • Cleveland Botanical Gardens
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Western Reserve Historical Society

For more information, including a list of activities, go to

16th Annual Berea's National Rib Cook-Off

May 23-26

Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds [Link for driving directions:


  • Friday: Noon-11pm (FREE all day)
  • Saturday: 11am-11pm ($5)
  • Sunday: 11am-11pm ($5)
  • Monday: 11am-9pm ($5)

*Kids 12 & Under get in FREE

*Parking is FREE

Rain or shine!

Tickets can be purchased at the gate


  • Miss Berea Princess: Saturday, 11am-1:00pm
  • Bike Night – Bike, Brews and Blues: Friday night
  • Cleveland Country Night: Saturday night
  • Features: Georgia & the Georgia Preachers, The Caliber Band, Coalies' Run and The Stickers
  • 80's Night: Sunday night
  • Features: London Flatts, ShockWave, 80's cover band, My Manic Episode, and Journey tribute band, Escape

For info call hotline: 440-234-5181

2014 Marc's Great American Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival

Where: Jacob's Pavillion 2014 Sycamore Street Cleveland, OH 44113. (Parking is available at various surrounding lots on both the East and West Bank of the Flats.

Hours of Festival
Friday, May 23 - 12:00 pm - 11:00pm
Saturday, May 24 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday, May 25 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day) 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday, Opening Day, May 23 is DOLLAR DAY with adult general admission only $1.00!

Saturday through Monday pay only $6.00 and SAVE $2 on adult general with a coupon from any of Northeast Ohio Marc's Store.

Kids 12 and under are FREE every day, all hours. All Cook-Off entertainment continues to be FREE with paid general admission.
Regular adult general admission tickets are $8, are not sold in advance and will only be available for purchase at the Rib Cook-Off box office, during event hours.

Sat, May 24 at 9:15pm Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Sun, May 25 at 9:15pm Taking Back Sunday
Mon, May 26 at 6:15pm Blackberry Smoke

Live Nation "Ones To Watch" Stage:

Fri, May 23 5:00pm-6:00pm Steve Broderick and The 100 Watt Suns
Fri, May 23 Disco Inferno (6:30pm & 8:30pm) - The Spazmatics (7:30pm & 9:30pm)
Each band will play back to back sets and close the night on stage together!

44th Tremont Greek Fest

May 23-26

Where: 2187 West 14th, Cleveland 44113 – Corner of West 14th and Fairfield in Tremont (please be aware some GPS systems for whatever reason take you to East 14th instead of West 14th.)


  • Friday: 12pm-12am
  • Saturday: 12pm-12am
  • Sunday: 12pm-12am
  • Monday: 12pm-9pm

*Food lines open at noon

Parking is free

Live music Friday through Monday night – Musicians of Olympus

Dancers starting

  • Friday: 6pm
  • Saturday: 2pm
  • Sunday: 3pm
  • Monday: 5pm

*See website for exact times of dancers – some are inside some are outside

Church Tours:

Tour of 100 year old Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church: 3pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Meet in front of church)

Kids Games

Checkout their website for a list of the authentic Greek Food & Drink that will be served!

2014 Blossom Time Festival Presented by The Chagrin Valley Jaycees

May 22-25

Carnival rides: Riverside Park

Hot air balloon races: Chagrin Falls High School, 400 East Washington St.

Live music: Triangle Park

Taste of Chagrin: Triangle Park


  • Thursday: 5:30-10:30pm
  • Friday: 10am-11pm
  • Saturday: 6:30am-11pm
  • Sunday: 6:30am-10pm


FREE to public

You need to buy passes ($20-$25) for the carnival rides

Blossom Time Run: The run begins 9 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Bell and Main streets. Runners will finish the 5.25 miles by 11 a.m. for an award ceremony at Triangle Park. Participants need to register by 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the Philomethian Intermediate School Gym at 77 East Washington St. There is a $20 registration fee.

Blossom Time Parade: The parade will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. beginning at Chagrin Falls High School, 400 East Washington St., and ending at the police department, 21 West Washington St. The village will close off East Washington Street Sunday for the parade.

Full list of events on Blossom Time Website


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