Thursday, June 6, 2019

City of Elyria Featured in Cleveland Magazine

There is a nice article in the June 2019 edition of Cleveland Magazine about the $400 million of public and private development happening in the City of Elyria.  You can view the article below!


Friday, May 24, 2019

VIDEO - Elyria Pride Day 2019

Please enjoy this video from Elyria Pride Day 2019! We had another great year of sprucing up downtown and throughout Elyria, and Church of the Open Door helped take on a few special projects to brighten some lives in Elyria.  If you wish to be part of the festivities next year, please call us at 440-326-1404.  Thank you to everyone who participated!

Elyria Memorial Day Parade Information - May 27, 2019!

Monday, May 27th 2019 is Memorial Day. We take this day to remember and honor those we have lost and celebrate their lives and the tremendous sacrifices made for our country. The parade procession will be in full force Monday morning, including wreath and flag ceremonies throughout the weekend (more info below). Bring your whole family downtown and help us show the world how patriotic the City of Elyria can be!  Also, returning this year due to the efforts of Invest Elyria, is the Annual Pancake Breakfast, which will start at 8:00am at St. Andrews Church.  More info is available here.

Don't forget to share you pictures with #ElyriaTheBeautiful and #ElyriaMemorialDay !

Parade Route:
  • Begin at Court & Broad St.; 
  • East on Broad to Washington Ave.
  • North on Washington Ave. to Harrison St.
  • East on Harrison St. to Glenwood St.
  • The Parade will end at Harrison & Glenwood
Click the images below to enlarge!
Courtesy of the Chronicle Telegram

Courtesy of the Chronicle Telegram

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Pride Day and Shredding Day in Elyria - Saturday, May 18, 2019!

This Saturday, May 18, 2019 is  Pride Day AND Shredding Day in the City of Elyria!

Spring really is here, and volunteers from all over the county will turn out to help usher in the new season and beautify our blossoming community.  Many groups have already signed up to help with our annual Spring cleaning, from planting flowers and gardens to litter pickup and fire hydrant painting, but don't worry if you haven't already signed up.  Individuals and groups are welcome to join us in Ely Square, Downtown Elyria, on Saturday Morning, May 18th to support our community.  There is fulfilling, necessary work for everyone, suited to each individual's ability and skill set. Festivities kick off around 8:30am in the square.  Please call the City of Elyria Parks and Recreation Department to find out more at 440-326-1500.

ALSO on Saturday, May 18, 2019...

The first City-wide shredding day of 2019 will take place from 9:00am to Noon - AT A NEW LOCATION: The Washington Avenue Parking Lot, just north of Broad Street.  Map is below:


Residents of Elyria may bring up to five grocery-sized bags or boxes of personal documents to be shredded whiled they watch.  Please remember, these trucks are designed to shred paper and only paper should be included.  This is a Drive-Thru event and participants should remain in their car at all times. The City will have helpers on site to remove bags and boxes from your car.  This service is provided free to Elyria residents only.  Businesses are excluded. Please be prepared to show proof of residency if asked.

This is a great weekend to show your pride in our City, work with friends new and old to spruce up downtown or in your own neighborhoods.  We hope to see you there!