Euclid Beach Park Gets Brand New Pier Just in Time for Summer Concert Series

Yesterday, the Cleveland Metroparks revealed the sparkly new Euclid Beach Pier.

"The new Euclid Beach Pier plays a pivotal role in connecting the community with the lakefront,” Metroparks CEO Brian Zimmerman said in a statement. “It not only offers a picturesque location for gathering with family and friends but expands opportunities for nature-based education and programming."

From the edge of the new spot, which is now open for exploration, Clevelanders can take in a sunrise, the city skyline and even some historic touches on the 315-foot pier itself (including iron arches celebrating the original Euclid Beach amusement park).

The space also now includes a nearby fresh patch of grass and a swimming area.

The pier opens just in time for the Euclid Beach LIVE events, which start up next Friday, May 31, and go from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Here's the full local music lineup for the summer:
May 31: The Mourning Glory Band | Classic Rock
June 7: Aretifex | R&B / Motown
June 14: Rare Image | Motown
June 21: Sending up Songs of Praise | Gospel
June 28: Kinsman Dazz Band All Stars with Just Charnise | R&B
July 12: Funkyard X | Funk / R&B
July 19: Shout | Top 40 / R&B
July 26: Ras T Dubflex | Reggae
August 2: Russell Thompson and the Free Agent Band | Jazz

Find out about everything else going down at the park this summer right here.

Check out 29 nostalgic photos of summers past at Euclid Beach Park right here.

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