CYCA Resolves To Make Big Changes in New Year

By Kristin Schebler On Saturday, January 14th, the Cooper-Young Community Association board of directors got together and created a fantastic plan for 2017. Last year, we focused on learning about your needs through our 5 Year Plan process, and now we’re ready to start working on some of your great ideas. You can check out our specialized teams below to find what most interests you in the neighborhood plus take a look at the schedule...

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Rain doesn’t dampen enthusiasm for festival partners

When I got to Cooper-Young festival morning, it was 4:30 a.m. and raining. Loading in artists at 6 a.m., you couldn’t see the booth numbers, and it was still drizzling. Around 7:30 a.m., it finally stopped for about an hour or so until another drizzle at 9:00 a.m.. Needless to say, some of us were wet when the streets closed and everything started. But all in all, the festival day was a wonderful time with art, music, food and fun for...

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Cooper-Young Takes Center Stage: Historic neighborhood is the star of 29th annual street festival
Sep12

Cooper-Young Takes Center Stage: Historic neighborhood is the star of 29th annual street festival

Join us for the annual Evolve Bank & Trust Cooper-Young Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Cooper-Young Festival is a free, family-friendly, music, arts and crafts street festival which draws over 135,000 people to the 117-year-old historic Cooper-Young District for a day of music, art, shopping, people watching, and dining. The festival, now in its 29th year, is the city’s largest, single-day annual...

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Local music is the drum beat of Cooper-Young Festival
Sep12

Local music is the drum beat of Cooper-Young Festival

The Cooper-Young Festival is all about the unique art finds and the sounds of local music. With 20 musical acts this year, there is something for everyone! The Main Stage, located in front of Young Avenue Deli,  kicks off at 11:15 am with the Latin and Cuban folk of Los Cantadores before new pop sensation Brennan Villines. Detective Bureau, a top local jazz fusion collective is next, followed seamlessly by the international funk of...

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Cooper-Young Festival Map
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Map

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Cooper-Young Festival Food Vendors
Sep12

Cooper-Young Festival Food Vendors

By Trestle Uncle C’s: Ice cream and snow cones Elzey Entrance Nutty Bavarian: Roasted and flavored nuts East Evelyn Wild Bill’s Old Fashion Sodas: Old time flavored sodas Shucks and Waffles: Roasted corn and waffle pops on stick, slushies Twiniques Cake: Sweets, cakes, cupcakes Children’s Area Pronto Pups: Pronto Pups and soft drinks West Nelson Flavor Island: Snow cones East Nelson Makeda’s Cookies: Butter cookies Begley Dogs:...

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