Mayor Walters Announces Falls Downtown Friday event Stars and Stripes: Honoring our Local Heroes

Jul 02, 2018

Mayor Walters is proud to announce Stars and Stripes: Honoring our Local Heroes, the fourth event of Falls Downtown Fridays, the summer entertainment series that will be held in Downtown Cuyahoga Falls. The event is scheduled for Friday, July 6, from 5-10 p.m. Local country band Buck Naked Band will headline an evening to recognize the efforts of public safety officials who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. This event will feature local music, retail, food, and family-friendly activities. Guy Randall and Coal Fired Bicycle will open for the Buck Naked Band on the main stage. Kids will enjoy a visit from Captain America, craft and fitness activities, and face painting. 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 are excited to welcome residents and visitors back to our new downtown to celebrate and honor our military and police and fire departments,” said Mayor Don Walters. “We are proud to feature local beer and food vendors while providing family-friendly activities so that all can enjoy Downtown Cuyahoga Falls.”

The Stars and Stripes event will benefit Victim Assistance Program.

“We are incredibly grateful to participate in the upcoming Stars and Stripes: Honoring Our Local Heroes event and for the opportunity to bring awareness to the services we provide to Cuyahoga Falls and Summit County residents,” states Victim Assistance Program, President & CEO, Leanne Graham.  “We cannot thank our First Responders enough for the support they provide to victims.  From the crime scene through the criminal justice system, our unique collaboration with first responders, allows us to help thousands of individuals transition from hardship to healing each year.”

The following is a list of food and market vendors for Stars and Stripes:

Food Vendors:
Totally Cooked (Main food sponsor)
Fire Truck Pizza Co.
Big Eu’es
Smash Time
THAT Concessions

Market Vendors:
Young’s Screenprinting
Private Label Beverages
Just BEZ Products
Maplewood Boutique

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