Five great outdoor events happening this Independence Day weekend

Looking to extend your Independence Day weekend? Here are some great festivals, concerts and outdoor markets happening this weekend, July 5th – 7th, 2019.

Beatles tribute acts

Are you a Beatles fan? Are you in luck this weekend! You can see Yesterday in theatres, then catch no less than three different Fab Four tribute acts, two of which are free.

Beatles Brunch with The Sunrise Jones at Music Box Supper Club (1148 Main Ave, Cleveland) Sunday, Noon to 2 pm. $15 advance, $18 day of show.

The George Martins at Lakewood Park (14532 Lake Ave, Lakewood) Sunday, 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Free admission.

McCartney Project at Coe Lake Park (85 S Rocky River Dr, Berea) Friday, 8 pm to 10 pm. Free admission.

Cleveland Bazaar

Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, Free admission

Market Square Park – Market Ave, Cleveland

The beloved Cleveland Bazaar brings together a diverse line up of artists, vintage sellers, jewelry makers, food vendors, timepiece creators, and everything else in between for a day of outdoor market goodness. Right across from the West Side Market, this is a great event to take the visiting out-of-towners.

Grindstone Festival

Friday & Saturday – 4 pm to 10 pm, Free admission

Coe Lake Park – 85 S Rocky River Dr, Berea

The Grindstone Festival, a Berea tradition features a parade through the downtown area Friday evening at 5:30, and a screening of 1993’s The Sandlot Saturday evening at 9:30. You can ride a paddle boat, take a spin on classic fair rides, grab some drinks and food truck grub and listen to live music.

Larchmere Festival

Saturday – 10 am to 5 pm, Free admission

12736 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland

Sponsored by the Larchmere Merchants Association, the Larchmere Festival highlights the talents of neighborhood business owners while celebrating its community. There will be glassblowing demos, goat yoga, Tarot readings, balloon twisters, chess competitions, DJ’s, and an “Author Alley” at Loganberry Books, where you can meet local published writers.

Lebanese Food & Music Festival

Saturday & Sunday – Noon to 8 pm, Free admission

2300 W Ridgewood Dr, Cleveland

At the Lebanese Food & Music Festival, you can expect plenty of traditional Lebanese foods, like baba ghanouj, falafel and shawarma. Add some live music, vendors and belly dancers, and you’ve got a great cultural event.

Luvin Lavender Farms 6th Annual Lavender Festival

Saturday 10 am to 5 pm & Sunday 10 am to 4 pm, $5.00 entry fee

5861 Middle Ridge Rd, Madison

Luvin Lavender Farm is, true to its name, a farm specializing in the fragrant purple flower, with over 3,500 lavender plants, and over nineteen species. There will demonstrations and stands featuring beekeepers, Monarch butterfly enthusiasts, artists, weavers and yoga instructors. Local food vendors and craftspeople. Music from Perry Ukulele Club, Alien America and Celtic Union will take the music stage throughout the day.