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Euclid Beach Blast brings together artists, musicians and Lake Erie lovers for a FREE evening of food, festivities, art and music!


Euclid Beach Blast will celebrate and explore the connections between our lake, our historic lakefront parks and our community through visual and participatory art, live music performances, workshops and games. 


Euclid Beach Blast will challenge artists and community members to explore, reimagine, create, share and dream Euclid Beach Park’s past, present and future!

EUCLID BEACH BLAST IS:

CREATIVE                  

Artists of all disciplines will exhibit, activate and engage with Euclid Beach Park’s past, present and future. Artists will invite visitors to discover, explore and reinvent Euclid Beach Park and North Collinwood’s lakefront through visual, interactive and performative art.

COMMUNITY

Euclid Beach Blast welcomes all Clevelanders, residents and newcomers alike to come together to celebrate the less read story lines of Euclid Beach and showcase the park in terms of what it is and what it can be; a place with a living and breathing history and an engaging public space for recreation, preservation, environmental stewardship and community gatherings.

HISTORIC

Euclid Beach State Park, located in Cleveland's east side neighborhood of Collinwood, serves as a calm reminder of a grand space with a lively past. From 1895-1969, Euclid Beach was an amusement park and former summer destination for thousands nationwide.

LAKE ERIE LOVIN’                                         

We love Lake Erie and there’s plenty more to go around!  Whether it's beach cleanups at Euclid Beach, learning about environmental factors that affect beach and water quality or becoming an Urban Beach Ambassador , Euclid Beach Blast has it all!  We are committed to improving the condition of our greatest Lake and want you to find out how you can get involved and join the cause!  We're all 78% Lake Erie so you might as well get to know yourself!

FREE

Euclid Beach Blast is a free evening of fun for all ages!  Here's what we're rolling out:


ART-BEACHLAB art exhibition featuring Project Pop Up Galleries and more!  Chalk the Walks with Hector Castellanos!                                    

MUSIC-Beachland Ballroom @ the Beach Live Music Series featuring Son Gitano and more!  


WORKSHOPS- Make your very own trash art at the Beachcraft Bar! Get your face painted too!   Learn about how you can get involved with beach cleanups and other volunteer activities!    

GAMES-Hula hooping, Ladder Ball, I Spy beach trash edition, treasure hunts and a live photo and video contest uploaded to our facebook page!   

BIKES AND SKATEBOARDS- Join Bike Cleveland's Beach 2 Beach ride from Edgewater Park to Euclid Beach. Ride the bike obstacle course and catch a half pipe with the Pop Up Skate Kitchen Truck!


FOOD TRUCKS-Not free but still plenty good! We'll have all your favorites from FiredUp Taco Truck, B&M Barbeque, TD's Hot Dogs and Hoagies and the world famous East Coast Custard

AFTER BLAST PARTY-Hop, skip or jump over to the Beachland Ballroom at 9pm for live music featuring the Hi-Risers, drinks and a beach cabana patio!

YOU!

We need your support to help us bring back the Euclid Beach Blast! 
Your donation will help support:                                                                    

  • Live Music
  • Art Installations and Artists                                                     
  • BeachGames                                                                                    
  • TrashArt                                                                                                  
  • Pop Up Skatepark                                                                             
  • Bicycle Obstacle Course                                                                 
  • After Blast Party!                                       

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    You'll earn a shout out on our Facebook page and your name will take a ride on the Blast banner mounted to the famous Euclid Beach Thriller car on its ride from Edgewater to Euclid Beach Park! For $10 you also get a limited edition Blastcard designed by local graphic artist Matt Verkamp available for pick up at the Beach Blast!

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    All the perks of a $10.00 or more donation with a little something extra to quench the palate! Get a food voucher good for $2.00 off any purchase from Fired Up Taco Truck, B&M Barbeque, TD's Hot Dogs and Hoagies and East Coast Custard!

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    It's all the fun that a $25.00 donation gets you and much, much more! You get a Blast Pack filled with goodies from Music Saves and Chili Peppers, along with a drink ticket and pass to the After Blast Party! at the Beachland Ballroom featuring the High Risers...all in a hand crafted beach trash basket!

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    You sir or madam are in a category apart from the rest! Not only do you get all the perks of a $50 donation, you get an even better Blast Pack chock full of great deals from all your favorite Waterloo and 185th St. merchants! We'll even throw in a handcrafted beach trash snow globe!

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    You just made our day so we'll treat you right! Now you get all the goods $100 can buy plus a Euclid Beach Blast T-shirt and a book surveying beach plastic at Euclid Beach by local artist and photographer Ivana Medukic. Top that all off with a ride in the famous Euclid Beach Thriller car!

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    We love you! That's why you are going to get all of the $250.00 perks plus a limited edition photo print of beach plastic on Euclid Beach, by local artist Ivana Medukic. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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