Neighborhood Appreciation Week 2016

Great Lakes Brewing Co. is proud to announce our Neighborhood Appreciation Week, a weeklong celebration of the neighborhood we’ve called home since 1988: Ohio City. Join us September 25 – 29 as we eat, drink, bike, jog, and rock out around one of the coolest neighborhoods in Cleveland.

The fun starts Sunday, September 25 with the Great Beer Chase 5K and keeps runnin’ through Thursday, September 29 with the 4th annual Rock the Block concert featuring Saintseneca, The Admirables, and Dolfish. Check out the full schedule of events below:

Sunday, September 25: The Great Beer Chase 5K
Race your way to gold (Dortmunder, that is!). Runners, joggers, and walkers will enjoy 3.1 mile course through Ohio City.  Whether you come to run or cheer, stop into our brewpub during or after the race for brunch and a pint, and stay for the Ohio City  Street Festival! Click here for more details!

Monday, September 26: Neighborhood and Service Industry Appreciation Day
We’re inviting all of our Ohio City neighbors and visitors to join us at the brewpub for some “locals only” food and drink specials. Step down to the Beer Cellar for Ohio City Service Industry karaoke, featuring prizes for the most passionate singers.

Tuesday, September 27: Be A Good Neighbor Day
Be A Good Neighbor Day. We’re holding a socks and underwear drive for the West Side Catholic Center all day at our brewpub. Donate to the cause for a chance to win some incredible GLBC prizes, including tickets to a Brewmaster’s Dinner, bottles of rare GLBC Barrel Aged beer, and more! Donations will be collected from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the brewpub! Click here for more details.

Wednesday, September 28: #FindGLBC Bike Scavenger Hunt
Explore the history, culture, and architecture of Ohio City during our bike scavenger hunt. Ride solo or form a team and use clues to discover 20 Ohio City locations of historical and cultural significance. GLBC gift cards will be awarded to the top three teams/individuals that find the most #FindGLBC locations between 6:00PM – 7:30PM. Don’t have your own wheels? The Ohio City Bike Co-op will offer bike rentals for only $10!

Thursday, September 29: Rock the Block with Saintseneca
Neighborhood Appreciation Week ends with a bang at our 4th annual Rock the Block party. Join us as at the GLBC brewpub as we transform Market Square Park and Market Avenue into our very own street festival concert hall. Headliners SaintsenecaThe Admirables, and Dolfish will play into the night while our GLBC beer garden, food trucks, games, and more keep things hopping in the heart of Ohio City. As always, Rock the Block is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.