Flats East Bank and Howard Alan Events will host Cleveland’s fourth annual Flats Festival of the Arts, where notable local and national artists will sell their work by Cleveland’s waterfront. The festival will feature ceramics, woodwork, photography and painting, as well as the region’s most talented musicians and dancers. A wide selection of food and…

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A family-friendly celebration of bacon, beer and live bands at the East Bank of the Flats. The proceeds will benefit the Hunger Network.

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The 2018 Flats Festival of the Arts showcases unique craftsmanship throughout Flats East Bank, plus live music. From ceramics to woodwork, photography to painting, there will be 250 diverse and top-quality artisans from around the country displaying their work. About 30,000 visitors are expected. All proceeds will again benefit Cleveland School of the Arts, a…

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Race around the Flats East Bank in your best Jimmy Buffett Parrot Head gear. All registrants get a race T, finisher medal, and access to the after-party. Prizes for male and female age brackets, as well as best Parrot Head attire. Proceeds benefit Fostering Hope. A post-race party at Margaritaville starts at 11 a.m.

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Every second Friday, starting in June, Flats East Bank celebrates summer with music, sweet treats, beverages and outdoor entertainment for Flat Outs Friday. Admission is free, and proceeds benefit non-profits. Schedule June 8: Binge Red July 13: Faction Aug. 10: Carlos Jones and the Plus Band Sept. 14 Boat Drinks Band, Buffett Tribute Night

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Pride in the Cle Kick-off Party will be hosted by Bill Squire and Poundcake from the Alan Cox Show on WMMS. Flat Out Pride is a free, outdoor event that includes music, food & drinks, and entertainment, with a special celebrity appearance by Thorgy Thor from Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3. Thorgy Thor will…

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Flats East Bank will host the third annual Taste of Summer Memorial Day weekend. The free event along the Flats East Bank waterfront features summer-time foods from local restaurants, live bands and DJs, cocktails and beer, local vendors and kids play area. Hours Friday, May 25, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, May 26, noon…

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Meet Joe Jalsevac, general manager of Margaritaville Cleveland in the Flats East Bank. Jalsevac, 37, has lived in Greater Cleveland his whole life, running a country club and then a restaurant. When he heard about plans for a revamped Flats East Bank, he was on board.  “My friends and I all had fake IDs. From…

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Flat Out Fridays are back! Starting June 8, Flats East Bank will host its third annual free summer concert series on the second  Friday of each month. First up: Binge Red, an alternative rock group. The fun starts at 7 p.m., with the concert, food and beverages. Proceeds from sales will benefit a local nonprofit.…

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Help save the Great Lakes through an adventure of superhuman bar games and heroic drinking through the Flats East Bank.  All superheroes will finish at Dante’s Inferno to be entered to win a movie prize package. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Drink Local. Drink Tap in their fight to provide safe water access to those…

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