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Welcome to the Summer in the City Festival

Thanks to all who helped make the 2014 Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival a huge success! A fun time was had by all. A record breaking crowd was on hand to enjoy the car show, huge parade, top-notch entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks show. Photos from the event are posted in our photo gallery. We appreciate your attending our hometown festival and look forward to seeing you back in 2015!


Smith Road between West 130th & Pearl

Thursday, June 19, 2014: 5:00-11:00 PM
Friday, June 20, 2014: 5:00-11:00 PM
Saturday, June 21, 2014: NOON-11:00 PM


All concerts are free and open to the public! No tickets required. No cover charge. 


Bates AmusementsThe Summer in the City Fest is pleased to announce that in 2014 we'll again host Bates Amusement, Inc. as our new carnival ride company. Bates Amusement Inc. operates nearly 40 various amusement rides for children and adults of all ages, as well as funhouses and similar attractions. In addition to a large fleet of 45 trucks, portable offices, generators and living accommodations for employees, they are among the largest supplier of amusement rides for county fairs and festivals in the State of Ohio. During the winter months all of their equipment is serviced and reviewed by their year round maintenance team. All equipment is scheduled for regular maintenance to ensure the highest quality of safety and appearance possible. All equipment is also subject to mandatory licensing and inspections by the State of Ohio. Geary Bates presently sits on the Ohio Ride Safety Advisory Board which governs ride safety policies and legislature here in Ohio.


Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival Presale VouchersPresale Vouchers Available STARTING JUNE 2nd

Amusement Ride Discount Presale Vouchers for the Middleburg Heights Summer in the City Festival are now available at the Middleburg Heights Community Center (16000 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH). The vouchers, which cost $12, save you $3 off of the regular gate price of $15. To contact the community center, call 440-234-2255. The presale vouchers will be on sale starting June 2, 2014 through 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2014, or until sold-out. Hurry, availability is limited.


Summer in the City Festival Itinerary

Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • Midway Games, Rides, Food, Attractions 5:00-11:00PM
  • Classic and Collector Car Show at 5:00PM
  • Kid’s FunTime - Face Painting & Balloon Sculpting 7:00-9:00PM
  • Ace Molar Band - Blues/Classic Rock from 7:00-10:00PM
  • Event Closes 11:00PM
Friday, June 20, 2014 – Parade & Dance Night
  • Midway Games, Rides, Food, Attractions 5:00-11:00PM
  • Parade Staging at 6:00 PM with Step-off at 7:00PM
  • Midway Ribbon Cutting at 8:00PM
  • Kid’s FunTime - Face Painting & Balloon Sculpting 8:00-9:30PM
  • 7 Bridges - Ultimate Eagles Experience 8:30-10:30PM
  • Event Closes 11:00PM
Saturday, June 21, 2014 – Fireworks Night
  • Midway Games, Rides, Food, Attractions - Noon-11:00PM
  • Southwest General & LifeWorks Zumba Demonstration - 1:15-1:45PM
  • Kid’s FunTime with Face Painting, Magic Show, Karaoke, and Balloon Sculpting 3:00-7:00PM
  • Miss Middleburg Heights Pageant (Community Center) at 3:00PM
  • Cleveland Sports Teams Mascots and Cheerleaders at 3:00-4:00PM
  • Pasta, Doughnut, and Pie Eating Contests 4:00PM
  • Brad the Magician 5:00-5:30PM
  • The ReBeats - Rockin' 60's Band 7:00-10:00PM
  • Miss Middleburg Heights Pageant Winner Announced (Main Stage) at 8:30PM
  • Fireworks at Dark at 10:00PM
  • Event Closes 11:00PM

Thank you for your support, and we look forward to seeing you at the best ‘Summer in the City’ ever!