Summer has officially arrived in the Cedar Fairmount District of Cleveland Heights. The summer program starts today, Tuesday, June 15 and lasts through August with food trucks, live music, family activities and architectural tours.

“The Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District traditionally hosts a one-day event in August,” said Myra G. Orenstein, president of CATV, Inc. and acting executive director of the Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District. “In an effort to welcome people back to the district this summer, we’ve expanded our programs so that we can do something from June to August. We really look forward to introducing food trucks with local musicians and celebrating with family art projects led by Robin VanLear, the former coordinator of Parade the Circle. ”

It starts today from 11.30pm to 1.30pm with a food truck on Tuesdays in the Fairmount-Cedar parking lot behind Barrio and The Fairmount. Slyman’s and MoBite Food Trucks are serving lunch today and Zydeco Bistro Truck will be on site on Tuesday June 22nd and Tuesday August 17th.

Bring the lounge chairs to Cedar Hill for free live music Thursdays starting Thursday June 17 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Firestone parking lot on Cedar Hill, 12420 Cedar Road with the Moises Borges Trio.

The planned Future Music Thursday bands include:
June 24th: Blue Lunch (parking lot next to Nighttown)
July 15: IN2ATIVE with Esther Nahm (Luna Bakery & Café, 2482 Fairmount Blvd.)
July 22nd: Moises Borges Trio (parking lot next to Nighttown)
August 12: Blue Lunch (Firestone Parking Lot)
August 19: IN2ATIVE with Dylan Moffitt (Luna Bakery & Café)

Family arts and entertainment on Saturdays:

And this summer, spend Saturdays getting to know Cleveland Heights with a variety of activities for people of all ages. The events take place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise stated.

June 19, 2:30 p.m.
• 1.5-hour architectural walking tour of the Cedar Fairmount District with Ken Goldberg, President of the Cleveland Heights Historical Society. Meet in front of Howard Hanna, 12435 Cedar Road.

• Heights Library – Book Bike, free books, and more.

• Silly hats with Debbie Apple Presser, Robin VanLear and Art Acts Performances on Fairmount Boulevard.

• Serving Our Community: Visit the Cleveland Heights Police and Fire Department in the parking lot next to Luna Bakery & Café.

See the Summer Starts Here page for a full list of summer events in the Cedar Fairmount District.