DescriptionBlossom Music Center , within the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, is at 1145 W. Steels Corner Rd. and is the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra. In July the Blossom Music Festival Salute to America features orchestral concerts of patriotic music, cannons and fireworks. The pavilion, in an 800-acre woodland, has perfect acoustics and unobstructed views. It seats more than 6,000 people under cover and an additional 13,500 on the lawns. Performers range from symphony orchestras to rock groups. Concerts take place May through September; phone (330) 920-8040. For Cleveland Orchestra information phone the Severance Hall ticket office at (216) 231-1111 or (800) 686-1141.
Blossom Music Center is also home to Porthouse Theatre, which is affiliated with Kent State University. Professional summer theater takes place within the 500-seat outdoor covered pavilion; phone (330) 672-3884.