Memorial Day Weekend marks the kick-off to summer. So why not celebrate with food, drinks and fun?

Come celebrate the warmer weather and longer days at this year’s SCENE Taste of Summer 2018! This 3-day celebration will take place Friday May 25 (4-10 p.m.), Saturday May 26 (12-10 p.m) and Sunday May 27 (12-10 p.m.) at Flats East Bank (Old River Road and W. 10th Street Cleveland).

This FREE event is brought to you by Flats East Bank and Cleveland Scene Magazine and it benefits W.A.G.S. 4 Kids (

Taste of Summer features summertime food favorites, live and local music, the hottest DJs, craft cocktails, beer, local vendors, a bounce house, obstacle course, corn hole, giant Jenga, volleyball and more activities for all ages!

For full list of the many events planned at Taste of Summer, visit or

Get your summer started right this weekend at SCENE Taste of Summer 2018!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.