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Lakewood Summer Meltdown 2016
July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Lakewood Summer Meltdown, sponsored by Melt Bar & Grilled and presented by LakewoodAlive, is back for its seventh year on Saturday, July 9 from 4-10 p.m.
This event will include a 5K race, 1 Mile Kids Fun Run, street festival, and a variety of food vendors. Families will love the street festival component which features free programs from over 50 businesses and nonprofit organizations, including over 40 interactive opportunities. Activities include a sprinkler park, skateboarding, yoga, various exercise demonstrations, and more.
Schedule of Events:
- 4-7:30 p.m. – Meltdown Street Festival
- 5-10 p.m. – Beer Garden Presented by Buckeye Beer Engine
- 5:30 p.m. – Race-day registration begins at the intersection of Detroit and St. Charles Avenues
- 6:00 p.m. – 1 Mile Kids Fun Run Presented by the Lakewood Family YMCA begins at Belle Avenue
- 7:00 p.m. – Meltdown 5K begins at Belle Avenue
- 7:00 p.m. – Front Porch Lights performs in the Beer Garden
New for 2016:
- Food trucks! We listened to your feedback, and are bringing them back by popular demand. We will feature a variety of local food vendors as well.
- 20% price reduction for the Kids Fun Run! For $12, kids can run in this timed race and receive their own Summer Meltdown runner t-shirt.
- Expanded beer garden! Beer Garden will have live music, that will be located on Detroit Avenue between Marlowe and Elmwood Avenues.
Please Note: Although the Beer Garden is intended only for guests aged 21 and older, children 12 and under who are accompanied by a parent will also be permitted to enter.
- New 5K race course! Check it out here.
- $23 pre-sale. Want to register online? Click here.
- $28 day-of
Runners will receive a Summer Meltdown runner t-shirt and chip timing for the most accurate timing.
In 2015, nearly 10,000 people from Lakewood and across the region attended the Meltdown, and we are looking forward to another great year of continued success. Hope to see you and your family there!
Considering a sponsorship? Contact us for more information, or call 216.521.0655.
Interested in being a vendor for our street festival? Fill out this form.
Want to volunteer at the Summer Meltdown? Sign up here.
Street Fair Participants
Henna by Mandy
Mane Muse On Demand