Crocker Park to Host Kid-Friendly Summer Block Party

March 3, 2020

— Westlake, Ohio

To celebrate the beginning of the summer season, the inaugural Crocker Park Block Party presented by Metro Lexus will take place on Sunday, June 14. The event includes a morning Crocker Bark 5K & 1-Mile Walk and follows with a free party throughout the streets of Crocker Park. The lifestyle center is partnering with several groups and departments from the City of Westlake to offer a personal safety theme complete with activities, games, exhibits, demos, and more.

Kicking off the daylong event, in partnership with Hermes Sports & Events, the Crocker Bark 5K & 1-Mile walk will begin at 10am at Market Square and take runners and walkers on a scenic route through Westlake. The race welcomes all to participate with their leashed four-legged friends, and proceeds from the registration fees will support the City of Westlake’s K9 Unit.

Following the race from 11am-3pm, attendees can enjoy the Crocker Park Block Party presented by Metro Lexus on Main Street featuring fun for whole family including:

  • Meet and Greets with Westlake Police Department law enforcement officers, Westlake Fire and Rescue, SWAT, Bomb Unit, Cleveland Metroparks’s Mounted Unit, & Scuba Diving Unit
  • Touch-A-Truck, where you can get up close and explore inside Westlake’s Fire Trucks, Police Unit Cruisers, EMS, and more
  • Internet Safety & “Stranger Danger” seminars with the Prosecutor’s Office
  • K-9 demonstrations
  • Live Music
  • Fingerprinting booth
  • Vendors & Exhibitors
  • Food Trucks

It’s like having a party right in your neighborhood. The afternoon will also host several other activities, games and giveaways for kids from Play CLE, Cleveland Metroparks, Barnes Nursery, Cleveland Monsters, Lake Erie Crushers and more. All are welcome to attend this fun FREE event!

“The concept for Crocker Bark & Crocker Park Block Party is to connect with our local community and invite families to enjoy the day together while learning valuable lessons on personal safety and wellness in an interactive way,” said Stacie Schmidt, Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Stark Enterprises. “We are so excited to be partnering with so many wonderful organizations and safety departments to bring this fun, free and family centered event to Crocker Park for the first time this June.”

Crocker Park Block Party presented by Metro Lexus and sponsored by Cuyahoga County Community College, Realtor Jane Vitou, Star 102 & Q 104. For more information on the event and details on how to sign up for the 5K & 1-Mile walk, visit and follow @CrockerPark on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Interested in becoming a supporter of this event? Email [email protected] for details.

Crocker Park features a mix of internationally known retailers, office buildings, premier dining options and luxury apartments and homes on 12 city blocks of Westlake, Ohio. Crocker Park is a part of the Stark Enterprises full-service real estate development portfolio. For more information visit