Front Porch Concerts 2014


Great music from various genre’s will greet you each Friday this Summer at our 2014 Front Porch Concert Series. Bring family, friends, blankets, chairs and snacks and have an entertaining evening in this open air theater. It all takes place at the Lakewood Public Library Front Porch, 15425 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. The live concerts begin at 7pm and run to 9pm.

When – Every Friday from July 11-September 5

Cost – FREE!

7.11.14 – Cletus Black
7.18.14 – Carlos Jones & The Plus Band

7.25.14 – Vance Music Studios – Rock Ensembles
8.1.14 – Vance Music Studios – Rock Ensembles
8.8.14 – The Hollywood Slim Band
8.15.14 – Mo’ Mojo
8.22.14 – The Syncopated Sin Swing Band
8.29.14 – Steev Inglish
9.5.14 – Drumplay

Come early, take a stroll and discover what Downtown Lakewood has to offer from shopping to dining and then sit back and enjoy the music!  










Thank you to our Sponsors that keep this concert series alive and thriving!

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 Please note this video is from last year. Correct Front Porch Concert Dates are July 11 through Sept 5th.

Wine & Craft Beer Festival

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On Saturday, September 6th, (5-10pm General Admission, 4-5pm VIP Early Entry) The Downtown Lakewood Business Alliance presents The Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival, sponsored by World of Beer Lakewood.

Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.


Lakewood Summer Meltdown 2014

5 years and counting…

 This July 12, 2014 we will celebrate the fifth Lakewood Summer Meltdown in Downtown Lakewood.

Over 40 family fun activities during the Healthy Lifestyle Festival sponsored by the Lakewood Recreation Department, healthy food demonstrations, yoga, dancing, sporting skills, various exercise demonstrations, festival games, sprinkler park, kids 1-mile fun run sponsored by the Lakewood Family YMCA, food trucks, Meltdown 5K, and after party with great beer and music from the Burning River Ramblers.

 After the race, click here for your detailed race results. We will also be posting them outside of the
Beer Garden on the windows to the left of World of Beer. Good luck everyone!

Lakewood Summer Meltdown 5k Race Map


1-mile Fun Run – $15.00 ~ Meltdown 5K – $23.00


Meltdown Schedule of Events:
Healthy Lifestyle Festival – 4:00-6:00pm
Kids 1-mile Fun Run Registration – 5:00pm
Beer Garden Opens – 5:00pm
Meltdown 5 K Registration – 5:30pm
Kids 1-mile Fun Run – 6:00pm
Meltdown 5K – 7:00pm
Burning River Ramblers on the Main Stage – 7:30pm
Event ends – 10:00pm

If you are interested in being a sponsor or creating a Healthy Lifestyle Station, click here to learn more, then contact Ken Brand at kbrand@lakewoodalive or call 216.521.0655. We also are in need of volunteers to help out with this event. If you are available to or interested, please contact Ken Brand.

2014 Lakewood Summer Meltdown Sponsors

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Gold Medal Sponsors

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Silver Medal Sponsors

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Event Partners

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