2022 Lakewood Summer Meltdown

lakewood summer meltdown

As a proud sponsor, Lakewood Public Library is happy to share news about this community event.

The biggest block party in the city is poised to heat up Lakewood this summer once again. The Lakewood Summer Meltdown, sponsored by Melt Bar and Grilled and presented by LakewoodAlive, returns to Downtown Lakewood for its 14th year on Saturday, July 16 from 4 to 10 p.m.

The Summer Meltdown represents one of the region’s most highly anticipated street parties.  A summertime celebration of our city’s vibrancy, this free community event draws nearly 15,000 attendees from across Northeast Ohio to the heart of Lakewood each July.

This fixture on our city’s summer calendar takes place on Detroit Avenue in Downtown Lakewood between Marlowe and Arthur Avenues.  The Summer Meltdown features a 5K race sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Center for LGBTQ+ Care & Lakewood Family Health Center; 1 Mile Family Fun Run and Walk sponsored by Lakewood City Schools Community Recreation & Education Department, street festival, outdoor activities, games, food vendors, beer garden, live music and more.