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Mentor CityFest

TWO Days, One BIG Event

This is Lake County’s premier family-friendly festival with activities, games, non-stop entertainment, food and more! FREE admission and FREE parking. This year there will be more giant inflatables and interactive games for kids of all ages – 15 in all!

The grounds will be filled with a 30’ rock wall, a 135’ zip line, an extreme trampoline, bungee run, warrior dash obstacle run, and more!

New this year there will be a mobile escape room which is one of the first of its kind. Can you discover all the clues to solve the scenario from inside the escape room and come out the victor? Come out and test your sleuthing skills.

Also, test your agility and strength in their Ninja Warrior Course. Complete the series of challenging obstacle courses to determine if you have what it takes to be a Ninja Warrior.

There will be fun and exciting entertainment for every single member of the family. Great bands, strolling entertainment, fest money game, beer and wine garden, plus community and city demonstrations.

At the Ice Arena there will be a great time for kids ages 12 and over with bubble derby, ice games, open skate, and ice painting contest.

Upstairs in the community room there will be an arcade room set up with some of the classics. Bring quarters and challenge your friends to determine who is the best old-school gamer.

For wine lovers, there will be a wine tasting event complete with wines from around the world on Saturday from 2–4 p.m. with no preregistration necessary.

Festival food includes traditional foods like sausage sandwiches, funnel cakes, lemonade and kettle corn, plus new twists like bbq, pierogies, chicken pitas, fresh juices, and more.

The Mentor CityFest parade will kick off from Shore Middle School Saturday at 10 a.m. and make its way to the festival grounds via Hopkins, Center Street and Civic Center Boulevard. It features more than 100 groups, the Mentor High School Marching Band, and the new city of Mentor float. 

The finale of the festival will be a spectacular fireworks display.

Want to get the entertainment schedule? Please visit for details or call Mentor Parks & Recreation at (440) 974-5720.

Date & Time

August 25, 2018

12:00PM - 11:00PM

More Info

Event Website

(440) 974-5720

Free admission!

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