LIST: 5 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of July 21-23

LIST: 5 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of July 21-23
Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 20, 2017

It's the weekend again in Northeast Ohio. Let's celebrate with events happening all weekend long, it's summer after all.

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival

For 35 years, this festival has been bringing Cleveland's Irish community together. The festival celebrates Irish food, heritage and dancing.


  • Irish Coffee House
  • Celtic Rock Stage
  • Over 50 Irish vendors
  • Two outdoor and seven indoor stages

When:  Friday, July 21- Saturday, July 23, 2017

Tickets: $12 per person Kids 10-under are free

Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds |164 Eastland Rd Berea, OH 44017

St. Paul Annual Grecian Festival

Take a trip to Greece without ever leaving Cleveland. St. Paul's Grecian Festival offers a true Greek experience. The festival includes performances by Hellenic dancers, church tours and delicious food.

When: Friday, July 21- Saturday, July 23


Where: St. Paul's Grecian Church | 4548 Wallings Road North Royalton OH 44133

The 37th Annual Akron African Festival

The festival celebrates African culture all-weekend long. Each day is categorized into themes.

  • Friday: Community Block Party Kick-off
  • Saturday: Youth family day
  • Sunday: Let's come together

When: Friday, July 21- July 23

Friday and Saturday free admission. Sunday: Free until 4 p.m. then $10.

Where: Lock 3 | 200 S. Main Street Akron, Ohio

Centennial Fireworks

The Cleveland Metroparks is celebrating 100 years this year. A custom, choreographed fireworks display will light up the sky on the eve of the Metropark's Centennial. Live bands and food trucks will be at the beach. Grab a blanket, a chair and your family because you won't want to miss this fireworks display from the beach.

When:  Saturday, July 22 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Edgewater Park

Brunch & Beer ciCLEvia Fundraiser

The weekend means two things: relaxation and brunch. This brunch includes lots of beer and it's all for a good caused. CiCLEvia aims to bring the concepts of open streets all summer long. Every pint of beer bought at Platform Brewery will directly support ciCLEvia West event on August 20, which will close Detroit Avenue from Gordon Square to Hingetown to allow the street to be opened for biking, skating and walking.

When: Sunday, July 23 

Start at 2-6 p.m.

Where: Jukebox | 1404 W 29th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44113