Happy Birthday Cleveland; celebrate with FREE cake and ice cream

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CLEVELAND- The City of Cleveland is celebrating a big birthday this weekend. Our beautiful city turns 221 on Saturday.

The Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve will host a unique celebration to honor our city. The event kicks off at 1 p.m. and includes a wreath laying ceremony at the Moses Cleveland statue, and a proclamation from Mayor Frank Jackson.

What is a birthday party without cake?   There is an early birthday bash celebrating on Wade Oval from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m where you can get FREE cake and ice cream. There are also other events below.

  • Solar Car Races at Noon (Pick up your FREE solar car kit at Motorcars, located at 2950 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 in advance of the event.)
  • Bubblepalooza with Dr. UR Awesome
  • Games on the Green
  • FREE rides on The Euclid Beach Boys Rocket Ship Car®
  • Bounce Houses