My Town: Burning River Fest

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CLEVELAND — Thousands of visitors are expected to attend this year’s Burning River Fest.

The festival will be held Friday, July 25, and Saturday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Historic Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island.

Admission is $15 per person and VIP tickets are $50 per person. Bicyclists will receive an $8 discounted ticket.

This year’s celebration will include a special lighting ceremony led by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle at 8:30 p.m. each night, nearly 30 live musical acts, interactive exhibits from the Great Lakes Science Center and more.

The Burning River Foundation and the Alliance for the Great Lakes will kick off the festival with an Adopt-a-Beach clean-up effort at Wendy Park. The clean-up will be held Friday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the Great Lakes Science Center’s Great Science Academy and Upstage Players Adopt-a-Beach teams. The clean-up is free and open to the public.

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