(ALL events are subject to change… I don’t run ’em, I just report ’em!)
June 1 – Crafted Food, Beer & Music Festival
Good food, good beer, and good music. What more can you ask for? Join the festivities and enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon with everyone over 42+ craft beers and a myriad of dishes from 8 local restaurants. If there’s anything to continue to solidify Cleveland as the food and brew city, this is it.
June 7 – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Look Into My Eyes and tell me you’re not itching for some true 90s rap again. Relive some of the glory days of the rap game with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at The Agora! You all know them and they’ll be performing in Cleveland on the 7th. It’s BTNH what more needs said. And if you decide not to attend, well… I Tried…
June 8 – Vans Warped Tour 25th Anniversary
THE Rock and Roll HOF is hosting the opening night of the legendary Vans Warped Tour. While it may seem like the final cross country music fest happened last year, They’re back, baby! Come and celebrate once more with a lineup including Hawthorne Heights and Simple Plan. Accompanied by a brand new exhibit at the HOF and a mini skate ramp, this Warped Tour will be one to remember.
June 8 – Parade the Circle 2019
For 30 years the CMA has been bringing you this premiere free summer event and this year is no exception! International guests and artists are lined up to present you a day art, music, culture, and celebration. This year’s theme is Mythology of Illusion!
June 9 – Taste of Lakewood
This year, come celebrate at Madison Park for a day-long event of great music and phenomenal food! If there’s one thing Lakewood is known for it’s the impossibly delicious dishes. This year features a mouthwatering mix of regional restaurants and live music for your pleasure. If you have taste buds, you OWE it to them to attend.
June 11 – Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa
Nickelodeon star and YouTube royalty JoJo Siwa is making her way to Cleveland on the 11th! She’s embarking on her very first multi-city tour. Fans from all over can come out and experience this multi-platform sensation. She will also be releasing her first EP: D.R.E.A.M. Fine and fun for all ages.
June 15 – Water Lantern Festival
Feel the awe and wonder of thousands of paper lanterns dancing and reflecting off the water of Lake Erie on the 15 at the Water Lantern Festival. Partake in this tradition with everyone and admire the beauty and welcome summer the right way. Tickets are going fast so jump on this before you miss it!
June 15 – Tequila Fest Cleveland 2019
A match made in heaven… tequila and tacos! Come party hard for the 8th year and running Tequila Fest! Happening on the 15th this year and located on the beautiful Flats East Bank, you’ll be able to partake in 50 types of tequila, enjoy the premiere food vendors, and listen to live music all evening. This promises to be the biggest, bestest, and wettest festival this summer.
June 15 – Larchmere PorchFest
This year makes it officially over a decade of PorchFest! This music festival is a shining gem of summer and features 30 bands performing on 30 porches in Larchmere. And don’t think the party stops there! After parties, food court, and beer gardens will be available all day. Just make sure nobody has to pick you up off their lawn…
June 20 – Asian Lantern Festival
Back by popular demand, it’s the Asian Lantern festival at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. And it’s coming back BIG. 40 all-new larger than life colorful lantern displays, live performances, and the brand new interactive zone. Fun and educational for all ages!
June 21 – WZAK Stone Soul Festival
Don’t forget to grab your tickets for the Stone Soul Festival! Rain or shine, this all-ages event promises to rock you to your core all night. Monica, Dru Hill, and Jagged Edge all perform at Jacob’s Pavilion. Let the music move you for this exciting soulful music event.
June 21 – Burning River Fest
The Burning River Fest returns for its 18th year! Headlining this classic Cleveland event include Cloud Nothings and Arlie. Lose yourself to the live music, food, and beer at one of Cleveland’s most scenic locations: historic Coast Guard Station. All ticket and beer sales go to benefit clean water initiatives all over Northeast Ohio. Good music and a great cause, we’ll see you there.
June 23 – Cuyahoga50 Free Admission Day
Join the celebration for Sustainable Cleveland 2019’s Cuyahoga50 at North Coast Harbor. Great Lakes Science Center will offer FREE general admission to all guests from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, courtesy of ArcelorMittal USA. The harbor will come to life as the area around the Science Center and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are filled with activities, science shows, hands-on activities, and community partner booths.
June 27 – Tri-C JazzFest Presented by KeyBank
Get ready to groove and move all night at the 40th anniversary of Tri-C JazzFest. Come celebrate Cleveland’s personal contributions to jazz over the decades while also showcasing the up and coming names of this classic form of music. Don’t forget to pick up tickets for the opening night party as well and take in a piece of true American music history, baby!
June 29 – Waterloo Arts Fest
A huge part of Cleveland is its contribution to the arts. What better way to celebrate and express that than with the Waterloo Arts Fest? Waterloo wants to engage the community with hands-on creativity, activate imagination, and celebrate the rich heritage of art in the region.