Plan Your Day of eating and fun!

New Venue at Studio West 117 (In & Outdoors)

Sunday, June 11, 2023 :: TOMORROW!!

Where: Studio West 117, 1384 Hird Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

Time: 1:00-6:00pm

General Admission: FREE

Sign Up to Volunteer: Get a T-Shirt + 1 Food Voucher!

Food, Drinks + Buy-Local Shops: Pay-as-you-go (cash event)

Stage events: Live music, 50/50 raffle, and fun all day!

50/50 Raffle: You don’t have to be present to win!

VIP Experience: SOLD OUT

Experience the Taste of Lakewood, a remarkable indoor/outdoor food and music festival that showcases Lakewood’s esteemed reputation as a premier dining destination. Join us this Sunday, June 11, from 1-6pm, at the all-new Studio West 117, located on 1384 Hird Avenue. Indulge in the diverse culinary offerings from renowned local restaurants, accompanied by live music from JellyZ N Jamz. Then discover local merchants at our Merchant Market, play with your kids in the courtyard (complete with climbing wall) and create cherished memories for the entire family. Or — elevate your experience with a VIP ticket. Don’t miss this extraordinary event that celebrates the very best of Lakewood’s gastronomic delights and vibrant atmosphere!

Child carried on man's shoulders
Outdoor picnic at Taste of Lakewood

We are so excited to announce we will be playing Taste of Lakewood again this year! We’ve been working on new tunes for everyone and cannot wait to see everybody there!

Musicians Taylor, Scott, Tony & Chris

Jellyz N Jamz


2023 Restaurant Placement

f you’re looking for orientation, here’s a helpful map that will guide you through the layout of the event. It’s designed to ensure you don’t miss any of the exciting attractions or delicious treats at the Taste of Lakewood. So, grab this map and get ready for a fantastic culinary adventure!

Join us at our exciting new venue this year, where you can enjoy a variety of engaging outdoor activities. Showcase your talents in cornhole, giant Connect4, or giant Jenga. And for those looking to earn extra admiration, why not demonstrate your rock climbing prowess to your friends?

Taste of Lakewood Committee

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce


Partipating Merchants

Although the focus is on food, many local Lakewood merchants and makers set up shop for the day and offer a variety of wares. Take a stroll along the Merchant Market and shop for artwork, décor, pottery, apparel, accessories, collectibles, novelties, soaps/lotions, and more!

Girl holding money outside
Our 50/50 raffle tickets help fund scholarships for high school students and are available NOW! They will also be sold at the event – $5 a ticket, or 5 for $20. You do not have to be present to win. A big thank you to Hospice of the Western Reserve who has graciously sponsored this raffle!
Mary Bond

Event Coordinator, Lakewood Chamber of Commerce

Dance the day away!

Live music all day!

Jeff VargaDJ Reggie and Jellyz N Jamz are just a few of the local talents that make up the eclectic mix. Here’s are up to date entertainment schedule for tomorrow afternoon (6/11):

Outdoor Courtyard
1:00 :: Fourtes (LHS Acapella) – Ava Bruening, Sophie Craciun, Eva Wishhusen and Lila Wright.

VIP Trellis Rooftop Deck
1:15-3:45 :: Jeff Varga

Main stage in MUZE
2:00-3:00 :: DJ Reggie
3:00-3:30 :: DJ Reggie introductions
3:30-3:45 :: Scholarship winners
4:00-5:30 :: Jellyz-N-JamZ
5:30-5:35 :: Raffle Winner Announcement – you need not be present to win
5:35-6:00 :: Jellyz-N-JamZ

Jeff Varga playing guitar and singing

We have participated as a merchant in the Taste of Lakewood for multiple years because it is really cool to see all of the Lakewood businesses come together for a day of fun and connecting with customers.

Kelly McGreehan

Artist/Owner fo Kay-Em Apparel

Treat yourself and help a student

A portion of VIP Ticket proceeds contribute to the future of young minds

VIP Experience, sponsored by the Clifton Club at the Taste of Lakewood includes highly sought after amenities and provides a unique experience for event VIPs. The 2023 Taste of Lakewood VIP ticket ($75) includes:

  • VIP Parking (some say this alone is worth $75)
  • Seating on the rooftop deck from 1-4pm
  • Separate VIP Full Bar with Immigrant Son beer with two drink tokens
  • Private music by Jeff Varga
  • Two food items of your choice from participating restaurants, delivered to you at the VIP rooftop deck.
  • Waiter to retrieve your order
  • One free VIP-only Raffle ticket to win Pier W Complete Dinner for TEN (additional chances available for purchase at event)

VIP raffle prize sponsor Pier W has generously donated a ‘Complete Dinner for TEN at Pier W’ as a raffle prize only offered to Taste of Lakewood VIPs. The dinner includes a 4-5 course menu to be custom designed by Chef Regan Reik (based on chosen protein, seasonal ingredients & availability) with wine paired with each course. The ‘Complete Dinner for TEN at Pier W’ is valued at over $2,000.

Studio West 117 Rooftop Deck
Studio West 117 Rooftop Deck

Tickets to the VIP rooftop deck support the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce scholarship program. As part of the VIP experience, seated customers order from their table or seeat and their professional waiter retrieves the order, then runs the food back to the table.

Event Details

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Cleveland Magazine
Studio West 117

1:00pm — 6:00pm
Studio West 117, Lakewood, Ohio
General Admission is FREE

Includes reserved parking, seating on the rooftop deck, personal waiter, food and drink tokens, private music by Jeff Varga, and one raffle ticket to win a special prize.

Dollar Bank
University of Akron Lakewood

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