Hessler Street Fair

Admission to Hessler Street Fair is free.

  • When: May 21 – 22, 2016 from 11 am to dusk, rain or shine.
  • Location: (Map It) 11326 Hessler Road in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Phone: 216-556-3716
  • Web: www.hesslerstreetfair.org

Hessler Street Fair in Cleveland is a free annual community arts and music festival, celebrating over 40 years on historic Hessler Road in Cleveland’s University Circle.  It is a family-friendly event, showcasing local artists, food, musicians and poets.  The fair is one Cleveland’s most successful, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

Running from 11 am to dusk Saturday and Sunday, it features a diverse mixture of musical styles and venues, and is a non-profit, volunteer-run weekend, focusing on celebrating community, arts and culture.  The Hessler Street Fair promotes a spirit of togetherness and carefree fun in a homegrown and family-friendly atmosphere.

The Hessler Street Fair is also the primary fund-raiser for the Hessler Neighborhood Association (HNA).  The HNA was founded in 1969 as a non-profit corporation engaged in activities to enhance the social and architectural quality of the neighborhood.

The funds the HNA has generated from the Hessler Street Fair since 1969 have been used to restore, preserve and maintain residences in the Hessler Neighborhood Association.  Through the dedicated efforts of Hessler Road residents, Hessler Road and Hessler Court were dedicated as Cleveland’s first local landmark district in 1975.