Mayor Walters Announces Falls Downtown Friday event Culture Fest

Jul 31, 2019

Mayor Walters is proud to announce Culture Fest, the final event of Falls Downtown Fridays, the summer entertainment series in Downtown Cuyahoga Falls. The event is scheduled for Friday, August 9, from 5-10 p.m.

Zach and the Bright Lights, uplifting soulful indie-rock band, will headline on the amphitheater stage from 8-10 p.m. This event will feature local music, retail, food, and family-friendly activities. The Himalayan Music Academy will perform from 7-8 p.m. and Summit Sky will play from 6-7:00 p.m. Traditional Karen music and dances will be performed from 5:30-5:45 p.m. Kids will enjoy character visits from Arabian Prince and Princess from 6-8 p.m. and Mobile Rec and the Riverfront YMCA will provide activities for kids. Falls Downtown Fridays is sponsored by the City of Cuyahoga Falls, Cascade Auto, and Western Reserve Hospital. Akron Community Foundation and Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro are the event sponsors.

“We are honored to host our first Falls Downtown Fridays Culture Fest in the City of Cuyahoga Falls in celebration of the many cultures that make up and define our phenomenal community,” stated Mayor Don Walters. “Downtown Cuyahoga Falls will be activated with music and food in the spirit of strengthening community and neighborhood connectedness.”

HiHO Brewing and Missing Mountain will be the featured local breweries with sales benefitting the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce.

The following is a list of food and market vendors for Culture Fest:

Food Vendors

Smyrna Mediterranean Morsels
Slyman's Tavern Food Truck
Big Eu'es BBQ

Johnny Lotes Latin Street Corn

Leo’s Italian Social
Aladdin's Eatery
Fresco Mexican Grill and Salsa Bar

Market Vendors

Cuyahoga Falls Library
Himalayan Music Academy
Hope Soap

Tim Miller Designs

Additionally, the Collide: Cuyahoga Falls Prism Project has been extended through August 12, 2019. Maps will be available at the Parks and Recreation table at the Culture Fest event. Event attendees are invited to take a self-guided walking tour of the project.

For more information on Falls Downtown Fridays, please visit: