Waterloo Arts Fest
The 10th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest, presented by Arts Collinwood, takes place on Waterloo Road,
between E. 156th and E. 161st Streets. This unique Arts Fest features a wide variety of art vendors,
food vendors, live music acts, art installations, performances, and activities for adults and children
of all ages! It’s one of the city’s most exciting summer happenings, in one of Cleveland’s coolest
neighborhoods. Don’t miss it!
Attendees are encouraged to nurture their creative side and find new fun ways to engage with
the arts. Four specialty stages will offer everything from folk and blues to indie rock and DJs. This
year’s lineup includes Ashley Brooke Toussant, Maura Rogers and the Bellows, Jah Messengers,
Good Morning Valentine, Grand Snafu, The Commonwealth, Collinwood Club, Morticia’s Chair, Jeff
Powers, DJ Jumpin’ Joe Madison, DJ Charles McGaw, Moko Bovo and Wesley Bright & the Hi-lites
to name a few. New this year: Check out the Zaller Gallery for a Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland battle of
the bands and artists!
Visitors can browse dozens of booths selling original quality artwork, from jewelry and
photography, to paintings, wearables, glass art and more. Cleveland’s own Project Runway star
and owner of Yellowcake Shop, designer Valerie Mayen joins the group this year!
Street performers are always a favorite and this year will feature the Cleveland Yo-Yo Club, Giant
Puppets, Living Statue, Passport Project, and the Progressive Arts Alliance All Stars.
WaterlooRoad merchants will be participating with special sales and activities,including the return
of the Beachland Ballroom’s infamous Rock ‘n’ Roll FleaMarket. Other participating merchants
include Blue Arrow Records &Boutique, Cleveland Yo-Yo Club, Music Saves, Native Cleveland, Rebel
CityTattoo Studio, This Way Out Vintage Shoppe, the SS&W Boardwalk, the SlovenianWorkmen’s
Home, Waterloo 7 Gallery, Blitz BBQ, Waterloo Studios, andKaleidoArts Productions and Star Pop
vintage + modern.
More than 12 food vendors serving local favorites from R&D Sausage, Blitz BBQ the Café at Arts
Collinwood and a variety of Cleveland’s food trucks and concession stands. Taste delectable food
from JiBaro, Umami Moto, Crabby Bill’s Seafood, the Donut Lab and a new taste treat: Red Velvet
Sponsors to date include: Councilman Michael Polensek, Tucker Ellis, Enterprise Community
Partners, PNC, YMCA of Greater Cleveland, Cleveland Public Power, Northeast Shores Development
Corporation, Walter & Haverfeld LLP, Lucy Ireland Weller, Melt Bar & Grilled, Gotta Groove Records,
Scott Michaels, Icon Solutions, Pabst, Holden Arboretum, Cleveland Clinic, Fairmount Martini &
Wine Bar, and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. Proceeds benefit Arts Collinwood.