“Love the venue. Love the community feel of the festival. It had the same warm and enthusiastic spirit as the old Kent fest. Thank you!”

Sponsorships Available for 2023 Folk Festival

The Lake Erie Folk Fest embraces our differences and celebrates what we have in common, with programming for all ages that reflects the cultural diversity of our region. 

Each year, an estimated 900 people enjoy a free afternoon of inspirational music performances, hands-on workshops, community jams and dances in the spacious facilities of Shore Cultural Centre in Euclid, Ohio.  The day concludes with an exciting evening concert enjoyed by 650 music lovers.

Please support the festival

The Lake Erie Folk Fest is generously supported by sponsors and grantors in order to make this day of music programming free or affordable for the public. Please consider becoming one of our sponsors:   LEFF 2023 Sponsor Form. Following are the sponsor levels:

– Pinnacle Partner:  $5000 investment (only one available).

– Sponsor a Music Series: $1500 investment (three available). Choose a music series (Community Concerts, Community Jams, or Music Workshops) to sponsor, and have the entire block of events named after you or your organization.

– Supporter: $500 investment

– Friend: Up to $500 investment

Lake Erie Folk Fest marketing reaches a broad and enthusiastic audience, with coverage in the Plain Dealer, News-Herald, Euclid Observer and other print media; a robust social media presence reaching a diverse audience from Northeast Ohio and beyond, and direct email outreach to a dedicated list of more than a thousand fans. When you support LEFF, you’ll be putting your business in front of thousands of enthusiastic supporters with a documented track record of supporting local businesses.

Contact Sarah Gyorki, executive director of the Northeast Ohio Musical Heritage Association, for further sponsor and grant information at (216) 577-5511, or download this form:   LEFF 2023 Sponsor Form.

Some rave reviews:

Jamming at the 2019 Lake Erie Folk Fest. Photo by Aaron Parker

“Can’t thank you enough for all your effort to bring this event to town!”

“It was great . . . a fun, diverse time!”

“Loved the show. Looking forward to the next one. Price and venue were great.”

“Love the venue. Love the community feel of the festival. It had the same warm and enthusiastic spirit as the old Kent fest. Thank you!”



Lake Erie Folk Fest logoShore Cultural Centre
291 E. 222nd Street
Euclid, Ohio 44123


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