2017 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all Summerfest events take place at Bohlken Park (click for directions). If you have any questions during the festival, stop by the Summerfest Tent near the concession stand. Ample parking is available at Westgate Shopping Center.

More information about Summerfest events and activities can be found by clicking on the associated links below. If you have any comments or questions, please contact us via e-mail.

Most events are weather permitting and may experience some delays due to weather including wind.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

6 – 11 pm: Carnival Rides

Friday, July 7, 2017

6 pm: Summerfest Parade
Parade and Float Contest sponsored by Russo & Associates LLC
Location: Gilles-Sweet Elementary School (click for directions)

6 – 11 pm: Carnival Rides

6 – 11 pm: Vendor Booths

7:30 pm – Opening Ceremonies
Immediately following Summerfest Parade
Location: Bohlken Park, Central Flag Pole

  • Invocation by the Rev. Dr. Jerome Burce, Messiah Lutheran Church
  • National Anthem sung by Elyse Galizio
  • Color Guard presented by American Legion Post 738 and the Greater Cleveland Young Marines

7:30 – 11 pm: Live Entertainment
Immediately following Opening Ceremonies
Live Entertainment sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Main Stage

8 pm: Cleveland Metro Life Flight Landing
Location: Field south of Bohlken Park Pavilion
Rain Date: Saturday, July 8th before Fireworks

Saturday, July 8, 2017

9 am: Summerfest 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
Hosted by West Shore Rotary Club
Location: Fairview High School (click for directions)

10 am – 5 pm: Artisan Alley
Location: Near Summerfest Tent

11 am – 11 pm: Live Entertainment
Live Entertainment sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Main Stage

11 am – 12 pm: Canvas Painting Tutorial
Location: Summerfest Tent

12 – 11 pm: Carnival Rides

12 – 11 pm: Vendor Booths

12 pm: Summerfest Cornhole Tournament
Hosted by Fairview Park Youth Association
Location: Beer Tent

  • Registration begins at 11 am
  • Teams of 2 (must be 21 or older)
  • Cost: $20 per team

4 – 5 pm: Pie Eating Contest
Hosted by the Fairview Park PTA Council
Location: Summerfest Tent

4 – 5 pm: Senior Center Bingo
Location: Bohlken Park Pavilion

  • No pre-registration necessary
  • Senior citizens only
  • Cost: $1.00 per card

5 – 6 pm: Cleveland Browns Visit
Location: Summerfest Tent

5:30 – 7:30 pm: Spaghetti Dinner & Bake Sale
Hosted by the Fairview High School Cheerleaders and Fairview Park Music Association
Location: Bohlken Park Pavilion

  • Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll, and drink
  • Cost: $8.00; $5.00 for seniors and kids under 10

25th Anniversary Celebration Fireworks @ Dusk
Sponsored by ECHO Health, Inc.
Produced by American Fireworks
Rain Date: Sunday, July 9th at dusk

Sunday, July 9, 2017

9 am – 2 pm: Dick Nicoloff Memorial Classic Car Show
Sponsored by Broke Ass Phone
Location: Bohlken Park Parking Lot (accessible via West 210th Street)

  • Registration begins at 9 am
  • Judging begins at 11 am

10 – 11 am: Pooch Parade
Hosted by Gone to the Dogs Salon & Daycare
Location: Main Stage

  • No pre-registration necessary

10:30 – 11:15 am: Summerfest Bake Off
Sponsored by Savers
Location: Summerfest Tent

12 – 1 pm: Canvas Painting Tutorial
Location: Summerfest Tent

12 – 3 pm: Kid’s Activities
Sponsored by Gilles-Sweet PTA
Location: Main Stage

12 – 4 pm: Vendor Booths

12 – 6 pm: Carnival Rides

2017 Pocket Guide

The 2017 Summerfest schedule can be downloaded in an easily printable format called our Summerfest Pocket Guide.