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Summer is in full-swing, which is appropriate given the Midsummer Classic headlining July’s festival offerings. It’s hotter than you-know-what out there, so make sure you stay hydrated and keep that sunblock fully applied!
Now that the PSA is over, load up on food and booze while you have the time of your life at the hottest parties The Land has to offer in July.
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On July 9, 2019, the Cleveland Indians™ will host the biggest sporting event of the summer, the 2019 MLB® All-Star Game® presented by Mastercard, at the recently renovated Progressive Field™. The team has hosted the Midsummer Classic™ more than any other, and starting with the Fourth of July holiday, Cleveland is again ready to welcome visitors from all over the country to join in the fun.
PLAY BALL PARK™, located in and around the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, is the epicenter of All-Star Week and features fun for baseball fans of all ages. Outside, children and young adults can try different aspects of the sport for the first time while more experienced fans can show off their skills, the PLAY BALL music stage features performances from local and national acts and food trucks will line the streets for the Game’s biggest FREE party of the summer.
Purchase a ticket and head inside the convention center to see today’s All-Stars, Hall of Famers, legends of the game and superstars of the future for autographs and pictures. Strap on a VR headset and step into the batter’s box at Progressive Field for a chance to qualify for the MLB Home Run Derby VR Championship. Explore exhibits curated by the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, play the latest MLB video games and so much more.
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The 2019 Cleveland Tall Ships Festival is your ticket to experiencing the adventure and romance of Cleveland’s maritime history when it sails into port near FirstEnergy Stadium on Downtown Cleveland’s Lakefront July 11-14. Families visiting Cleveland from all over the country will have the opportunity to:
The perfect end to MLB® All-Star Week®, get ready to set sail for fun and excitement on Lake Erie.
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To say this three-day outdoor art festival is big would be an understatement. The Cain Park Arts Festival features 150 juried artists and crafters at this Cleveland Heights park. Just over half of the entries represent two-dimensional art like painting, watercolors, hand-pulled prints and photography, while the rest include crafts in categories like jewelry, ceramics, glass, sculpture, wood and more. To complete the festival experience, enjoy live music from talented local performers and delicious food from food trucks and other local vendors.
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Lakewood is one of Cleveland’s most vibrant suburbs, so it’s no wonder they throw a great block party. Local culinary institution Melt Bar and Grilled sponsors the hottest street party of the summer ten years running - Lakewood Summer Meltdown. A massive backyard party with over 10,000 of your newest friends, the urban-cool town comes alive with 40+ street vendors, games, activities, an evening 5K race, great food and, of course, a beer garden
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Don't wait until next St. Paddy's Day to celebrate your Irish heritage (or your wanna-be Irish roots) when you can get your jig on at the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Complete with Irish dance groups and pipe bands, you'll also get your fill of musicians and bands direct from the Emerald Isle. How cool is it that the organization has been able to donate over $770,000 to local and national charities since it began in 1983?
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This artsy pocket of Cleveland is known for its high-caliber chefs, unique dining establishments and cool little watering holes bursting with character. During the Taste of Tremont, many of these restaurants set up booths along Professor Street for passersby to purchase samples of their award-winning food. Grab a craft brew from the beer garden and enjoy live music and DJs both on the street stages and several neighborhood establishments.
During the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival, all of Cleveland will become a stage for visionary global theatre (during what’s typically down time for local theatres). The festival will activate in both performance and public spaces — from Playhouse Square to Public Square — and facilitate cool collabs between local and international theatre artists.