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Posted: May 21, 2014

Summer is on its way. Get a change of scenery, sit back and soak up the sun after a hard day at work with some of Cleveland’s best local entertainment, favorite food trucks and summer beverages. Come out to Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park and experience Edgewater Live, a refreshing new take on happy hour this summer. It’s the place to be on Thursday nights, June 12 – August 14, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

In addition to great music and delicious food, you can play games at the lakefront, relax on the beach, meet new friends and enjoy spectacular sunsets.

Bring a blanket or chair and let the music move you while you enjoy cool breezes off the lake and awesome views of the Cleveland skyline.

Band schedule:

June 12  The Breakfast Club  

June 19  Charlie in the Box  

June 26  Shivering Timbers  

July 3  Filmstrip  

July 10  Brigid’s Cross and Cannon Irish dancers from 6:30 - 7 p.m.

July 17  Easy Glistening  

July 24  Whiskey Kings  

July 31  Blonde Scott plus enjoy the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Car Show

August 7  Charles Hill, Jr.

August 14  Revolution Pie (Beatles cover band)

Food Truck schedule:

216 Bistro  June 12, 26  July 10, 24   August 7
Nosh Box  June 12, 26  July 10, 24   August 7
Motor Mouth  June 12, 26  July 10, 24   August 7
Manna Truck  June 19,   July 17   August 14
Touch Supper Truck  June 19,   July 3, 17, 31   August 14
Pig Licking Good BBQ  June 19,   July 3, 17, 31   August 14
Zydeco  June 19
Betty's Bomb Ass Burgers  July 3
Ohio Direct Farm Food Truck  July 31 

There will be free, cool activities and games to help you unwind. Try a free yoga session presented by Inner Bliss Yoga Studio from
7 - 7:30 p.m. or play disc golf or KanJams with Cleveland Metroparks Outdoor Experiences/Outdoor Recreation staff. You get an even better view of the beach and the skyline while stand up paddleboarding with Lake Erie Paddler.

Spend your Thursday evenings at the lakefront. Don’t miss this opportunity to spice up your work week with a new view on happy hour!

Edgewater Park is part of Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation. Edgewater Beach is located off  I-90, follow Route 2 West/Downtown Cleveland and take Exit 192.

For more information, visit


SUE ALLEN - 216-635-3338,