Lakewood Community Festival Set For September 11
Save the date of Saturday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the 23rd annual Lakewood Community Festival held at Madison Park. The festival celebrates community, cultural heritage, and families. The Flag Raising Ceremony is held at 11 a.m. by various military organizations and the Lakewood High School Ranger Marching Band. Many local churches and businesses will be providing ethnic foods and baked goods for purchase. Free musical entertainment consists of a wide selection of bands. Other special features include: pony rides and alpacas; balloon man and bubble man; Lake Erie Nature Center and children's games; and rides available on the Euclid Beach Rocket Car. All participating booths are encouraged to hold crafts and games, as well as, information and product sales of the business or organization.
Local organizations, businesses, and restaurants are invited to participate by registering for a booth. Hurry and get your spot reserved! This is a great opportunity for local businesses to gain exposure while giving back to the community. If you are a non-profit organization think of the outreach possible from the approximately 3,000 people who attend the festival. A booth registration form can be picked up at the Madison Branch Library or by contacting the City of Lakewood, Community Affairs, at 216-529-6650.