21 things to do in Greater Cleveland this Juneteenth Weekend

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The greater Cleveland location is wonderful enjoyable this weekend.

One of the highlights is Saturday June 19 th – likewise called Juneteenth, a vacation that notes the main end of enslavement in the UnitedStates The event commemorates June 19, 1865, when the Union Generals introduced completion of the Civil War and also flexibility from enslavement in Texas.

This is where you’ll discover several of the June 16 events, in addition to various other occasions and also tasks, this weekend in northeast Ohio.

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Cleveland’s Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Downtown Cleveland commemorates June thenth with Freedom Fest Saturday, which includes lots of real-time songs, art efficiencies, a seller town and also even more, and also completed with fireworks at the end of the day. It is headed by Grammy- winning musician Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science as well as likewise includes a #VoicesofCLE art installment and also efficiencies by KaramuHouse Free.

Mall C in midtown Cleveland

Noon-10 p.m., June 19


Mural in Coventry

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Other June

In enhancement to Freedom Fest, there are several Juneteenth in Cleveland this year. Here are a couple of to note:

-Coventry Village: A black-owned supplier market will certainly market products while bands like Mourning [A] Perform BLKstar, Muamin Collective, Smith Taylor and also regional poets. “Black Panther” is revealed in the park in the evening. Coventry Road, ClevelandHeights Noon, June 19 th. coventryvillage.org

-Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Performances by Djapo Cultural Arts Institute, Afi Scruggs, Ngina Fayola, and also others will certainly comprise the June 10 th outside event at the RockHall Free of fee, gallery admission not consisted of. 1100 E. 9th St.,Cleveland June 19, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. rockhall.com

-June at the African American Cultural Garden: Dance, talked word and also staged efficiencies will certainly fill up the Centennial Peace Plaza of the Cultural Gardens on June 15 th.Free Located on the Harrison Dillard Trail,Cleveland 11 am-3pm, June 19 th clevelandculturalgardens.org

-Cleveland Library Juneteenth Celebrations: The Cleveland Public Library and also most of its branches will certainly be holding Juneteenth consisting of a verse analysis, docudrama testing, and also panel conversation with June19 Here you can discover a listing of the cost-free occasions – a mix of digital and also individual mix – online. Until June 19 th cpl.org.

-Junieenth BluesFest: Enjoy a day at the coastline with great deals of real-time songs at Lakeview Park inLorain Audacity for Sale, Hubb’s Groove and also Da Land Brass Band will certainly be carrying out bluesy songs for participants at this cost-free occasion. 1800 West Erie Ave.,Lorain June 19, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. loraincountymetroparks.com

-Junieenth on Buckeye: The Buckeye Summer Soul Series is holding its 4th yearly Juneteenth event with amusement, free gifts, food, suppliers, and also extra. Art & Soul Park, 11802 Buckeye Road,Cleveland June 19, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. facebook.com/buckeyesummersoulseries.

-Junieenth Garden Party: Village Family Farms and also the Little Africa Collaborative are holding a yard event on Saturday with the motif “How are the youngsters”. 1662 Crawford Street,Cleveland 1 p.m., June 19 facebook.com/littleafricafco

-Juneteenth Summer Music Fest: musicians will certainly comprise this Summer Music Festival occasion held in the Grand Ballroom by SausalitoCatering The line-up consists of Ej and also the Animals Band, Dre Walton, Yanna I’Vonne, Sharlenne Evett, and also extra. Tickets $ 20- $300 10808 Granger Road, GarfieldHeights 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., June19 Eventbrite web link

-Mx Juneteenth, a Black & Queer Liberation Celebration: Drag and also DJ efficiencies, food, songs, art and also suppliers will certainly all become part of the at this occasion. Free, with a recommended contribution of $ 5 to $10 4701 Perkins Ave.,Cleveland 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., June19 tinyurl.com/MxJuneteenth RSVP

-Juneteenth Bicycle Ride around the Circle: Take a team bike scenic tour around the University Circle and also learn more about the successes of African Americans in the location in the process. Free of fee, restricted enrollment. 928 Wheelock Road,Cleveland 10.30 am-1.30 pm, June 19 th. Eventbrite web link

-Juneteenth Block Party & Vendor Fair: Lokul, a black company assistance application, will certainly organize a celebration at UnBar Cafe in Cleveland’s Larchmere area, holding regional organizations in a purchasing area. 12635 Larchmere Blvd.,Cleveland June 19, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. facebook.com/lokulapp

-Land Before Rhyme Juneteenth Show: The regional talked word company Land Before Rhyme is holding a verse efficiency on Saturday inJune Cards $15 2728 Lancashire Road, ClevelandHeights 7: 30-10: 30 p.m. Eventbrite web link

Cuyahoga River Rally

Live songs, yoga exercise courses and also scenic tours for cyclists, walkers and also paddlers will certainly happen throughout the day in Hart Crane Park throughout this year’s Cuyahoga RiverRally Musical efficiencies by Front Porch Lights, Eric Levin Band, Liz Kelly and also Jul Big Green will certainly happen from 12.30 pm to 5pm. The occasion is cost-free and also public.

Hart Crane Park, Cleveland

9: 30 am-5: 00 pm, June 19 th



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Yay! Saturdays in the calf bone oval

University Circle in Cleveland brings a little bit extra enjoyable to the weekend breaks this springtime and also summertime. The six-week collection qualified “YAY! Saturdays “deals family-friendly tasks, workshops, video games and also efficiencies around WadeOval Every YAY! The Saturday occasion uses tasks in 3 areas: an education-oriented “Discovery Zone”, a fitness-oriented “Shape Up Zone” and also an art-oriented “Fan Zone”. Free of fee, on the internet enrollment advised

10820 East Blvd., Cleveland

10 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 19


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Strawberry Festival

This weekend, choose your very own strawberries at Bauman Orchards for the ranch’s yearly StrawberryFestival Plus, delight in strawberry donuts, gelato, real-time songs, and also stalls. Free.

161 Rittman Ave., Rittman

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 19


The male choir

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“The Human Choir” in Playhouse Square

Live efficiencies return to the Cleveland movie theater area. Set in an Irish club, the program includes an actors of multi-talented vocalists, dancers and also artists that execute a stirring mix of Irish tunes, popular song and also Broadway standards. Cards, $ 59- $ 79.

Mimi Theater, 1511 Euclid Ave, Cleveland

June 11 th – July 11 th


The Transformation of Downtown Cleveland: Hunter Morrison Looks Back at 1980-2000

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Take a strolling scenic tour of historic scenic tours

The Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation has actually returned to in- individual scenic tours ofCleveland Learn concerning the city’s background, design, social organizations, and also extra from experienced overviews. There are 14 one-of-a-kind scenic tours to select from. Free of fee, yet appointment advised.

Daily up until September

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Maker Town Market

Maker Town Markets are held every Sunday at Saucy Brew Works’ outside patio area Vibe Garden inHingetown The occasions include a series of regional craftsmens marketing their developments and also present producers in an application to link clients with regional art.

2828 Clinton Avenue, Cleveland

Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. up until Labor Day


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West Side Market as seen from Lorain Road in Cleveland

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West Side Market

Visit among Cleveland’s most renowned sites this weekend. The West Side Market has actually been open to customers given that 1912 and also proceeds to welcome clients today. The primary location of the marketplace uses ready food, meat, bread and also various other specializeds, while a side wing uses vegetables and fruit suppliers.

1979 W. 25 th St., Cleveland

Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The Shaker Square farmers market starts April 7th

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Farmers markets

At numerous farmers’ markets in the west, eastern and also southern of the city you can stockpile on fresh items, meat, milk items, baked products, flavors and also various other foods from the area.

-North Union Farmers Market in Crocker Park

177 Marktstrasse, Westlake

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays

– North Union Farmers Markets in Shaker Square

13111 Shaker Square, Cleveland

8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Saturdays

Northunionfarmersmarket org

– Farmer’s Market on Coit Road

15000 Woodworth Street.

8 a.m., Saturdays


-Medina County Farmers Market

Medina VFW Post 5137, 3916 Pearl Road.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays


-Frostville Farmers Market

24101 Cedar Point Road, North Olmsted

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays up until October 31


-Geauga Fresh Farmers Market

5205 Chillicothe Rd., South Russell (summertime market)

9 am-12 pm, Saturdays, May 9th-Oct 17 th


-Good Earth Urban Farm Stand

9600 Madison Avenue, Cleveland Level

Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., May-October


-Miles Farmers Market

28560 Miles Road, Solon

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., day-to-day

Milesfarmersmarket com

-Szalays Farm & Market

4563 Riverview Road, Peninsula

9 am-7pm, day-to-day


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