Crocker Park LibertyFest July 3 and 4 , 2011

Crocker Park's LibertyFest had a bicentennial flair this year during the two-day event July 3 and 4. The annual celebration featured music by the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, a spectacular fireworks display, childrens' shows and activities, a classic car show, patriotic speeches, carnival rides and special visit from officials of Westlake's sister city, Tralee, Ireland.

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  • Aaronn Bonk juggles at LibertyFest on July 3, 2011
  • Carnival rides light up the night at Crocker Park during LibertyFest

  • Classic car show featured scores of vintage, restored autos during LibertyFest

  • A stilt walker towers above a classic Chevy during Crocker Park's annual LibertFest on July 4, 2011.
  • Westlake High student Bruno Bush recites the Gettysburg Address as Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough listens.

  • Westlake High student Will Clay reads Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech at Crocker Park's LibertyFest on July 4, 2011.
  • Thousands await the spectacular annual fireworks display at LibertyFest on the evening of July 3, 2011.

  • Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough presents the keys to the city to Tralee, Ireland officials Mayor Grace O'Donnell and Development Officer John Griffin at LibertyFest July 3, 2011.

  • LibertyFest spectators enjoy music by the Cleveland Pops Orchestra on July 3.
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