The sun and warmer weather have finally arrived in Northeast Ohio!
There are plenty of festivals, fairs, shows, concerts and other events to fill up your summer bucket list.
This is the just first installment -- expect a list of fun activities the first of each month this summer, and have some fun in NE Ohio!
1.) Curious Creatures Exhibit Grand Opening at Akron Zoo: Curious Creatures opens June 3! It's located in Komodo Kingdom and replaces the Journey to the Reef exhibit. It will include animals that are uniquely different or have odd adaptations -- like naked mole-rats, leaf-cutter ants, electric eels and walking batfish.
2.) Edgewater LIVE/Euclid Beach LIVE free summer concert series: The Cleveland Metroparks kicks off the fourth season of Edgewater LIVE and Euclid Beach LIVE.The free summer concert features food trucks and other fun activities. Edgewater LIVE goes from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Euclid Beach LIVE is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The June Edgewater LIVE dates and bands include: June 29: Shout! The June Euclid Beach LIVE dates and bands include: June 30, Angel P and The Creative Players.
3.) Wade Oval Wednesdays: Every Wednesday starting June 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Wade Oval, there will be a free concert with food trucks, vendors, theme nights and other activities. Select museums are open late on Wednesdays.
4.) Cleveland Orchestra's 2017 Star-Spangled Spectacular: The free event will take place on Mall B downtown June 30. The performance begins at 9 p.m. The concert will be led by guest conductor Loras John Schissel. The performance is then capped off with a fireworks display.