Festival Information

Maps of Music Venues, Parking, and Neighborhood Partners for Cedar Fairmount (9/23) and Cedar Lee (9/24):

Want a chance at prize packages valued up to $2,500? Want to support the Heights Music Hop and FutureHeights so we can keep this festival FREE?

Buy your raffle tickets at the raffle booths during the festival or CLICK HERE to buy online!

FREE PARKING at the metered spots on the streets, City parking lots and City parking garages in the Cedar Fairmount & Cedar Lee Business Districts during the Heights Music Hop! NOTE: There is NO PARKING at the bagged meters along Lee Road!

Available parking lots are listed in the district maps linked on this page. The Cedar Lee Parking Garage and City Lot #5 will be accessible to cars via entrances on Cedar Road only.

VALET PARKING is available throughout the Cedar Lee district. VIP Valet at Cedar Lee is only $5 when you visit participating locations!

Most performances are family-friendly, but some may have content that is not appropriate for children. Some venues, including the Motorcars Stage at the Cedar Lee Parking Garage and those that serve alcohol, may refuse entrance to those under the age of 21, at the discretion of the venue operator.

Parents, review the festival SCHEDULE and PERFORMERS list to find acts you may or may not want your children to attend.

SUGAR PIE FAMILY BAND FAMILY MUSIC WORKSHOP is a hands-on music workshop for all ages! Workshops are scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 23, at Luna and 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at the Lee Road Library.

The KID ZONE Presented by Family Connections & the Cedar Lee Special Improvement District features toys and games for children and activities for the family! The KID ZONE will be open 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, in the Cedar Lee Mini Park, outside of Heights Arts.

The Cedar Fairmount and Cedar Lee Business Districts offer plenty of dining options. Check the VENUES page for links to participating restaurants.

CLICK HERE for the CEDAR FAIRMOUNT business and dining directory.

CLICK HERE for the CEDAR LEE business and dining directory.

Construction is ongoing in the Lee Road Streetscape project. All businesses are open during the construction and are accessible to pedestrians!

Please use extra caution along Lee Road, as it is still a construction zone.

DRIVE CAREFULLY! Expect heavy traffic during the festival, especially as some lanes are restricted due to construction. WATCH FOR PEDESTRIANS!

WALK SAFELY! Cross the street only at the safe crossing zones and follow instructions from police and festival staff. Watch for construction spots and stay out of restricted areas!

The Heights Music Hop adds a semi-outdoor performance area at the Motorcars Stage at the Cedar Lee Parking Garage, featuring a Beer Garden and Live Music!

The Motorcars Stage is located on the lowest level of the garage, accessible from Tullamore Road.

Ages 21 and up. Pedestrian access only. Tullamore Road will be closed to traffic between Lee Road and the garage entrance.

Is it Free?


All performances are FREE, with the exception of the FutureHop benefit party featuring Sammy DeLeon y Su Orquesta at Nighttown.

76 FREE performances featuring some of the regions top musical acts!

Are the Streets Closed?


Use caution! Traffic will be flowing in the Cedar Fairmount and Cedar Lee districts. The only road closure will be a small section of Tullamore Road, between Lee Road and the Cedar Lee Parking Garage. City Lot #5 and the garage will be accessible to cars from the lot entrances on Cedar Road.

Is it Family-Friendly?


Check the Kids & Family Activities information and the performance schedule to see what options are available to children and families. Some performances may not be appropriate for children and some venues may refuse entrance to those under the age of 21.

Where is Alcohol Permitted?

No open alcoholic beverages are permitted outside of the legal boundaries of permit-holding bars and restaurants and the boundaries of the Motorcars Stage at the Cedar Lee Parking Garage. MAKE SMART CHOICES!