CLEVELAND -- Today was the day: The Cleveland Metroparks celebrated its 100th birthday!
And, they're did it in a big way.
Starting at 2:30 p.m., the party kicked off with live music, food and fun at Edgewater Beach. Many local food trucks were on hand as well as a plethora of music styles all day long.
After Cleveland's own Michael Stanley closed out the night, guests are enjoying a fireworks show for the ages, set to music from 106.5 The Lake around 9:40 p.m.
The Cleveland Metroparks encouraged visitors to arrive at Edgewater Park, Whiskey Island, Wendy Park and all other marinas and nearby yacht clubs by early afternoon Saturday. Some of the parking lots closed once they were full. The inbound shoreway closed down around 9 p.m. in anticipation of the big fireworks show.