On Sunday evenings June - August, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, sweet sounds of music and friendly greetings fill the air at the Westlake Recreation Center Pavilion with the City of Westlake Summer Concert Series. The FREE concerts have a variety of performers appropriate for all age groups.
All are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this traditional summer pastime.
2017 Summer Concert Series Schedule
Westlake in Bloom is a friendly competition among residents, organizations and businesses in the Westlake community competing in categories ranging from window boxes to residential landscaping. In 2017, entries must be received by Friday, June 30 and judging will be held July 10-12, weather permitting.
All entrants are invited to the awards ceremony on Wednesday, August 9. Each year, hundreds of participants compete for first, second and third place awards. Special efforts are recognized with Awards of Distinction.
Learn more about Westlake in Bloom
The City's annual 4th of July festivities begin at 10 am.with a parade that typically begins at Burneson Middle School on Dover Center Rd., then onto Hilliard Blvd., traveling east to Clague Park. Mayor Dennis Clough and members of City Council celebrate America’s birthday.
Clague Park continues to be the site of many of the day's other events. Enjoy a Classic Car Show. Children’s activities run from 10 am to noon and at Peterson Pool most of the afternoon. Food and drink vendors are located near Clague Cabin after 5 pm. Musical entertainment begins after 6 p.m.
Fireworks begin at dusk, weather permitting.
The Westlake Corporate Challenge will be held July 31 - August 4, 2017.
Companies that participated in 2016 included Applied Companies, ECHO Health, Inc. (Defending Champs!); Q-Lab Corporation; UH/SJMC; Western Enterprises; West Shore Bar Association and the City of Westlake. More than 25 events were held with each one filled with fun, excitement, laughter and team building.
Want your company to participate this year? Please contact Bob DeMinico at 440-808-5700.
The 27th Annual Celebrate Westlake 5 Mile Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, and 1 Mile & 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Dash will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 on the grounds of University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake Ohio. Proceeds benefit local charities.
Attendees could participate in chip-timed events with awards and cash prizes and attend a health and fitness expo featuring local businesses. The children's fun area included bounce houses, face painting, balloon artist and much more! Learn more about Celebrate Westlake
This fun filled family festival will be on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Westlake Recreation Center for children ages 9 and younger and parents must be present. It includes a pumpkin hunt, face painting, hay rides, inflatables, refreshments, food trucks, and much more.
It's a FREE community event. Participation in the pumpkin hunt is limited; preregistration is required.
The Tree Lighting Ceremony is held annually Crocker Park serving as the kick-off for the holiday season.
Various singing groups entertain the crowd with holiday music and members of the Westlake Town Criers announce a new couple to hold the title of Mr. and Mrs. Westlake for the upcoming year. Santa Claus lights up the tree.
Tree Lighting details (watch for more info to come)