The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Rock Your World Festival

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Saturday, May 21: 9 a.m. - Saturday, May 21: 4 p.m.

For the twelfth year the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is partnering with Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s ALL-CITY ARTS PROGRAM to produce one of the community’s signature festivals. This year, Great Lakes Science Center joins the celebration to create a one-of-a-kind, innovative and hands-on science and arts festival held inside and outside of both museums.

Over 6,000 NE Ohio residents, CMSD parents and students, members of Greater Cleveland youth organizations and tourists traveling to the Rock Hall and Great Lakes Science Center are expected to attend and engage in hands-on activities and view inspiring demonstrations and performances.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to offer Rock Your World CMSD participants free admission to festival events as well as admission to tour the Museum. For non-festival participants, festival events are free however a Museum admission ticket is required to tour exhibits.

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  Celebration of greater Cleveland’s diverse ethnic communities is essential to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Ohio Natural Gas. The Museum’s community festivals offer opportunities for Cleveland’s diverse ethnic communities to become more acquainted with the Rock Hall and the range of music styles and cultures it celebrates. Each festival offers free entertainment from national and local artists. These festivals are among the Museum’s most successful events, often with record-setting crowds. The community festivals are organized around specific dates and themes.

All festivals are FREE and open to the public. Paid admission is necessary to tour the Museum unless otherwise noted.

Rock Hall Community Festival Calendar

Third Monday in January
JANUARY 21, 2013
Free admission day
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates this National Holiday with free admission to the general public. A celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is the focus of this glorious day of song and dance by outstanding national and local artists.

Third Saturday in May
MAY 18, 2013
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum partners with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Arts Education Department in the presentation of its All City Arts Festival. This event is designed to feature the best work in all the arts disciplines of the students of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, from grades K-12.

Last Sunday in June
JUNE 30, 2013
This festival celebrates the contributions of African-Americans to the growth and development of rock and roll music. Both national and local artists participate in this festival.

Last Sunday in August
AUGUST 25, 2013
This festival celebrates the rich Hispanic culture and musical traditions. Both national and local artists participate in this festival.

Second Sunday in October annually
SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
The greater Cleveland area is a rich mosaic of ethnic groups, each with their own traditions and musical legacies. This colorful festival with participants in their native costumes celebrates each culture through song and dance.



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