When: Sat., Aug. 19 2017
Now in its 15th year, the Sparx City Hop connects residents and visitors to many art and cultural sites and events in Downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. As in previous years, the event’s Main Hub is located at Playhouse Square, featuring vendors from the Cleveland Bazaar, activities from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Studio to Go mobile art station, “Take a Hike” historical walking tours of Playhouse Square and a full day of live music. From the Main Hub, guests can take free trolley rides to the Flats East Bank Festival of the Arts and the 5th Street Arcades on the Red Line, Ohio City and Hingetown on the Green Line or Asian Town Center and artist studios at the Tower Press Building and Art Craft Building on the Blue Line. This year’s event also includes live music by dozens of musicians, bands and DJs at seven locations, including the Main Hub at Playhouse Square, Hingetown, Flats East Bank, 5th Street Arcades, Tower Press Building, Art Craft Building and inside and outside of Superior Sound. Sparx City Hop takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Admission is free. (Usmani) 1501 Euclid Ave., downtowncleveland.com/events/sparx-city-hop.