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Come, Play! Fest

  • 3645 Chelton Road Shaker Heights, OH, 44120 United States (map)

A block party meets field day meets festival for all! The first inaugural Come, Play! Fest is held in partnership with the City of Shaker Heights and the Moreland Neighborhood. Food, music, art and interactive exhibits — a summertime event to stretch out, sip lemonade, and simply soak up some sunshine!

Event Details

What: Come, Play! Fest            
When: Saturday, June 23
Time: 12-6 pm
Where: Moreland neighborhood (Chelton Rd. between Hampstead Rd. and ScottsdaleBlvd. and nearby City-owned vacant lots)

Free & open to the public

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This event is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and produced in partnership with Ingenuity Cleveland.




  • Giant Jenga
  • Bucket Ball
  • Tail Tag
  • Lawn Twister
  • Chalk Drawing
  • Oobleck (messy science)
  • Pool Noodle "Croquet"
  • Kites
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Corn Hole
  • Hoops 
  • Badminton
  • 4 square balls and chalk
  • Field Day Games and races - egg/spoon, gunnysack, 3-legged, wheelbarrow.
  • Musical Petting Zoo
  • Painted Labyrinth in grass
  • Giant Scrabble made by Ingeneers
  • Sidewalk Chalk
  • Upcycled Toilet Paper Roll Crafting

Art Exhibitors/Vendors

  • Making Our Own Space (MOOS) program demonstation and live build
  • Ultimate Team Up Gaming Area - from homemade to market
  • Bubble Blowing Area Sponsored by Dr UR Awesome
  • Fire and Light Flow Arts Area for youth and adult
  • Yoga 
  • Line Dancing
  • Craft Area (multiple artists)
  • Old-Timey Games (antique game dealer)
  • Two One Fix Bicycle
  • Different Things Gallery
  • Humans2Nature INC
  • 2Handz Productions 
  • Art Speaks 


  • Get Hep Swing Lessons with Live Band
  • Sam Hooper
  • DJ Set


Want to get involved?

  • Apply to show art, vend, or perform with the Exhibitor Sign Up form.
  • Volunteer to host games, greet guests, or serve as a neighborhood ambassador with the Volunteer Sign Up form.

For more information, contact Emily Appelbaum, 440-479-2077.



ADA Accessibility:
For individuals with disabilities arriving by car, accessible parking will be located along Nicholas Ave. Please enter at the Lee Road end of this street.

Our event site is a city neighborhood which include ity streets and sidewalk. with sidewalk ramps and sloped driveways. We have made efforts to identify and address areas here ADA accessibility can be provided

Later Event: June 26
Neighbor Night