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Friday, August 26, 4 – 11 p.m. & Saturday, August 27, 11 am – 11 p.m.

8600 Munson Rd., Mentor, OH 44060 (Map)

Over 25,000 people attended CityFest last year…this year bigger and better! Check out these great attractions.

  • Two stages with nonstop entertainment. Headliners include Lost State of Franklin and Disco Inferno (Friday) and Caliber and Parrots of the Caribbean (Saturday)
  • Inflatables and interactive games for kids and adults
  • Huge assortment of delicious foods from more than 20 vendors plus scheduled wine and beer tasting from great local breweries
  • High energy, jaw-dropping performances by the Boston-based group Flippenout
  • Live entertainment with The Amazing Giants, Cooking Caravan and comedy juggler Matt Jergens
  • Play bubble soccer at the Ice Arena
  • Watch noted muralist George Kozmon paint a giant 8’ x 20’ artscape and join in to help him create a community mural too!
  • Amazing ice skating show on Friday at 6PM. Stay after to paint the ice!
  • Saturday night “Ignite the Ice” skating party for teens – awesome DJ and light show!
  • Fun, family friendly Color Dash & Walk Saturday at 7 PM
  • Watch local super talents perform amazing parcour
  • CityFest parade – the biggest parade in Lake County. Step off from Shore at 10AM.
  • Take a ride on the CityFest Express
  • Fireworks Saturday at 10:30 PM
  • Plus much, much more!
How much is to get in?
Free admission and parking at Mentor CityFest, however some games and activities are extra.

How much are wristbands for the inflatables?
Wristbands are $8 per day, unlimited use. No two-day passes this year.

Can I bring my dog?
Sorry, due to the nature of the event, we prefer that you leave your pets at home.

How much are beer and wine tickets?
They are $5 per serving.

Where can I park?
Designated parking has been set aside at the Mentor Police Station, Mentor Senior Center, Mentor High School as well as the Laketran Park’n’Ride lot on Market Street. No on street parking.


STERIS Amphitheater Entertainment Schedule

Lost State of Franklin,  Friday, 5 – 7 pm
Enjoy one of Cleveland’s best emerging indie groups

Disco Inferno, Friday, 8—11 pm
The ultimate disco band takes the stage and heats up the whole place!

Parade Awards, Saturday, 12 pm
See which parade entries score top honors in the Mentor CityFest parade

Magician Matt Jergens, Saturday, 1—1:30 pm
Stop by for this delightful, entertaining show for kids of all ages

Mentor’s Top 25, Saturday, 2—2:45 pm
Mentor’s favorite choral group brings favorite show tunes and plenty of entertainment!

Cooking Caravan, Saturday, 3—3:30 pm
Watch this fun cooking demonstration and you might even get to be part of the show!

Magician Matt Jergens, Saturday, 3:30—4 pm
Stop by for this delightful, entertaining show for kids of all ages

Caliber, Saturday, 5—7 pm
This is one rockin’ country band you won’t want to miss!

Parrots of the Caribbean, Saturday, 8—10:30 pm
Stretch out the summer with the beachy sounds of the best Jimmy Buffet tribute band in the USA!

Fireworks sponsored by City of Mentor, Saturday, 10:30 pm

AQUA CityFest Stage Entertainment Schedule

Angry Young Men, Friday , 7 – 8 pm
Catch these guys jamming classic  alternative and rockin the house

Cooking Caravan, Saturday, 1:30 – 2:15 pm
Watch this fun cooking demonstration and you might even get to be part of the show!

Best in Mentor Pizza Eating Contest, Saturday, 3:45 pm
10 contestants will go head to head to see who can eat the most pizza in just 3 minutes!

Superboat Parade, Saturday, 6—8 pm
This is a great place to sit and view all the superboats pulling in to Mentor CityFest! You’ll hear more about eachat, their race team and the Park Ohio Offshore Powerboat Race taking place on Sunday at Headlands Beach.

The biggest and best Parade in Lake County is at Mentor CityFest. Join us on Saturday, August 27th at 10 AM. The parade steps off from Shore Middle School and travels on Hopkins Road to Center Street and enters the festival on Civic Center Boulevard. It’s not to be missed.
Parade Participant Letter
Parade Line Up (alphabetical)
Parade Line Up (numerical)