The Mentor Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the Mentor Civic Amphitheater.
Here’s what you need to know:
GROUNDS: Amphitheater grounds will open at 4:00 PM.
CONCERT: The Cleveland Pops Orchestra will take the stage at 7:30 PM. The concert and fireworks are free. Please bring a lawn chair or a blanket.
FIREWORKS: The fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:50 PM and will end around 10:20 PM. The show can be viewed from the Mentor Civic Center Park Complex as well as the Mentor High School grounds. Music will accompany the fireworks display.
FOOD: Food service will begin at 4:00 PM and is located immediately adjacent to the Amphitheater.
BEER & SPARKLING BEVERAGES SALES: Beer and sparkling beverages will be sold from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM. Cash or credit card. ID required. No outside alcohol may be brought on site. As always, attendees are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic beverages.
RESTRICTED ITEMS: Due to the nature of the event, no outside alcohol, glass containers, or pets are permitted on Amphitheater grounds.
RESTROOMS: Restrooms will be open for your convenience at the Amphitheater, Ice Arena, City Hall, Civic Center Pool, and the Civic Center ball fields. Portable restrooms will be available at the south end of Amphitheater grounds, the Laketran parking lot on Market Street, Jerome Osborne Stadium, and the high school soccer field.
PARKING: Parking will be available at Mentor Civic Center Park, the Municipal Center, Senior Center, Police Station, Mentor High School, Center Street Ballfields (weather permitting), Lake Health Wellness Center, and the Laketran Park & Ride Market Street Lot. Reserved Parking Lot is located in front of the Mentor Ice Arena. Handicapped Parking is available at the Mentor Municipal Center and the Mentor Police Department. Parking will be coordinated by Mentor Police. Attendees are encouraged to also take advantage of street parking where available.
TRAFFIC: Be aware that Munson Road between Hopkins Road and Civic Center Boulevard will be closed from 6 PM until 11 PM.
Eastbound and westbound Route 2 exit ramps to Center Street will be closed from 10 PM to 11:30 PM
At the conclusion of the Fireworks, Center Street northbound from Tyler Boulevard will be closed from about 10:15 PM to 11:45 PM.
Some turns and accesses at key intersections will also be limited to expedite the flow of traffic while providing a safe departure for attendees.
Enjoy your evening and please be courteous and patient while leaving Civic Center grounds.