Mayor Walters Announces Falls Downtown Friday event Soul, Rhythm, and Brews

Aug 01, 2018

Mayor Walters is proud to announce the final Falls Downtown Fridays event for this season, Soul, Rhythm, and Brews.  The event is scheduled for Friday, August 3, from 5-10 p.m. This event is a celebration of our local craft breweries, local food, and blues entertainment. With a focus on beer tasting and local fare, this evening is sure to set your soul on fire. Falls Downtown Fridays is sponsored by the City of Cuyahoga Falls, Western Reserve Hospital, Cascade Auto Group, and SearchActions. Come celebrate the new Downtown Cuyahoga Falls!

“We have been thrilled as we have watched our riverfront and downtown come back to life through the Falls Downtown Fridays event series and the reopening of Front Street,” stated Mayor Don Walters. “It has been exciting to see everyone out and about enjoying our local businesses and celebrating our new family and pet friendly public spaces and events.”

Local food vendors will be featured along with local craft breweries. There will also be a designated play area for children. The event will be held on Front Street from Broad Boulevard to Stow Avenue. The road will remain open for the event. The following is a list of entertainment and food and market vendors for Soul, Rhythm, and Brews:

Main Stage (Amphitheater):
Acid Cats: 5-6 p.m.
The Mighty Smithtones 6-7 p.m.
Bad Alibi: 8-10 p.m.

Second Stage (North End of Front Street):
Little Steve-O/John Markovic 5-6 p.m.
Bluestones: 6-7 p.m.
Blue Soul Trio: 8-10 p.m.

Other Entertainment
YMCA - kids activity
The Balloon Goons - Balloons (5:30 - 9:30 pm)
Collide Community Art Project
Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Art activity
Poetry in Akron Poetry Reading (CVAC)

Food Vendors:
Totally Cooked (Main food sponsor)
The Funky Truckeria
Cheezylicious Food Truck
Sandy Bottom Bowls

Market Vendors:
Akron Honey Company
Attack of the Killer Handbags
Fat T’s Cookies
Five Blessings
Salt + Light Coffee
Tim Miller Designs
The Pine Needle Calligraphy

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