Falls Fire Showdown

The season will kick off on Friday, June 7, with the 3rd Annual Falls Fire Showdown Smoke on the Water competition. Watch teams of firefighters from around the region compete in a relay challenge to determine who is the best of the best. The event starts at 5 p.m. with the showdown at 6 p.m. followed at 8 p.m. by Cleveland's Breakfast Club, playing favorites from the 80s and 90s. 

Falls Downtown Fridays

Falls Downtown Fridays events return on July 5 and August 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. The series is presented by the City of Cuyahoga Falls, Western Reserve Hospital, and Alro Steel, with radio partner 91.3 The Summit and sound partner Clear Gold Audio and Lighting. 

  • The Michael Weber Show will headline the July 5 event with opener the Lees Brothers.
  • Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band will close out the Falls Downtown Fridays season with opener The Taylor Lamborn Band.

Front Street Live at Fountain Stage and Paddle Park

New this year are Front Street Live performances at the Paddle Park Stage, located at Portage Trail and Front Street, and the Fountain Stage, located at Stow Avenue and Front Street. 

Sponsored by Western Reserve Hospital, Front Street Live performances will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following Fridays:

  • June 7
    • Ray Flanagan - Paddle Park Stage
    • Classic Rock with the Ian Ross Trio - Fountain Stage
  • June 21
    • The Modernes - Paddle Park Stage
    • Jeff Klemm - Fountain Stage
  • June 28
    • JD & Ken - Paddle Park Stage
    • Saxy Rob - Fountain Stage
  • July 5
    • Jon Hayes - Paddle Park Stage
    • Mike Lenz - Fountain Stage
  • July 12
    • Chris Soulsby - Paddle Park Stage
    • An Evening of Jazz with the Ian Ross Trio - Fountain Stage
  • July 26
    • Jeff Klemm - Paddle Park Stage
    • Marc Lee Shannon - Fountain Stage
  • August 2
    • Jon Hayes - Paddle Park Stage
    • Blues Night with Ian Ross - Fountain Stage

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    Call the Neighborhood Excellence, Communications, and Community Outreach Department at (330) 971-8208 with questions.