05/25/19 - 12/01/19
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Proudly Sponsored by PNC
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:00PM —
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:00PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - Wednesday, August 21, 2019
10820 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
WOW! Wade Oval Wednesdays is celebrating 15 years in University Circle!
Enjoy a FREE concert each Wednesday night on Wade Oval in the heart of University Circle. Food trucks, vendors, theme nights, and activities vary each week and are all family-friendly. Bring a picnic or purchase delicious treats from vendors on site. Select museums are open late on Wednesdays.
New this year, UCI, in partnership with PNC Bank, is launching the WOW! Neighborhood Shuttle to welcome even more concert attendees. The free shuttle will run between Glenville’s Eastside Market and PNC Fairfax Connection before, during, and after the evening concerts. Click the Neighborhood Shuttle tab to learn more.
Concerts run 6:00-9:00 p.m., with the exceptions of August 14 and August 21, which run from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
June 12 - Councilman Kevin Conwell & The Footprints | Motown, R&B
June 19 - Blue Lunch | Blues
*50th Anniversary of the burning of the Cuyahoga River
June 26 - Carlos Jones & The PLUS Band | Reggae
*Fireworks following the concert
July 10 - The BackTraxx Band | Motown, Disco, Funk
*WOW Market Night
July 17 - The RockNRoll Chorus | A Capella
*Movie Night - Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 24 - Grupo Son Gitano | Latin, Salsa
July 31 - Tricky Dick and The Cover Ups | Dance, Covers
*Healthy WOW Night
*Guinness World Record attempt for the most people making giant bubbles with tri-string wands simultaneously
August 7 - HUBBS GROOVE | R&B, Blues, Jazz
*29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
*Movie Night - Captain Marvel
*PNC's Mobile Learning Adventure
*Cleveland Cavaliers All For Fun Tour
*Cleveland Indians Hotdog Mascot race around Wade Oval
August 14 - The Rad Trads | Indie Rock, Americana, Soul
*WOW Market Night
August 21 - Pieces of Eight featuring the Lakeside Brass | Classic Rock with Horns
No tents or umbrellas allowed. No open flames allowed.
Please note that professional photographs and video may be taken during the concerts and used for promotional purposes in both online and in print formats.
Getting Here and Parking
Public Transportation - we encourage all visitors to take public transportation to WOW! Wade Oval is accessible by train (RTA's red line), HealthLine, Bus #38 and Bus #10. View RTA's system map for University Circle here.
Biking - in addition to a few bike racks on Wade Oval, check out uGO's bike parking map for high capacity bike racks near Wade Oval. There's also a UHBikes bike share station conveniently located on Wade Oval.
Parking - The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland History Center, and The Cleveland Museum of Art offer parking during WOW! for a fee. You can view locations of parking garages on the Wade Oval parking map, but keep in mind most facilities charge an event rate during WOW!.
Plan your Trip - Gohio Commute helps you get to WOW! and shows you ALL of your options for making the trip to Wade Oval this week including transit, biking, and carpooling. Type in your starting address to get started.
WOW! Neighborhood Shuttle
New this year, the free WOW! Neighborhood Shuttle will pickup WOW! attendees from two designated neighborhood stops: PNC Fairfax Connection in the Fairfax neighborhood (8220 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103) and the Eastside Market in the Glenville neighborhood (10505 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44108.) The shuttle will begin at 5:00 p.m. for every WOW! event with pick ups from the neighborhood stops every 20 minutes throughout the evening’s WOW! program.
Download the Transloc app to see exactly where the shuttle is with a live map.
All riders must be 18 years old or accompanied by a parent or guardian. Consumption of food or drinks on the shuttle is prohibited. UCI is not liable for any lost or stolen property.
The last shuttle of each evening will depart Wade Oval at: