Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival To Take Place in June

click to enlarge The Duck Tape Festival returns this summer. - Photo courtesy of Shurtape
Photo courtesy of Shurtape
The Duck Tape Festival returns this summer.
The Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival returns in-person this summer. It launched in 2004 with the encouragement of Avon residents as a “fun twist to pay homage to Duck Tape as an integral part of the local business community."

The festival, which takes place each Father’s Day weekend, features a different theme each year. This year’s theme, Knock It Out of the Park, highlights baseball.

A crowd of 50,000 is expected to attend the three-day event, which takes place from Thursday, June 16, to Saturday, June 18, at Mercy Health Stadium.

Life-sized Duck Tape sculptures created by students and faculty members from the Art Academy of Cincinnati using thousands of rolls of Duck Tape will be on display.

Admission is free, and there will be crafts, food and more activities onsite.
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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected].
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