The Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses, West End Community Council, Cincinnati Parks, and Cincinnati Parks Foundation invite you to join in celebration of the official groundbreaking for the statue honoring the life and legacy of World Heavyweight Boxing Champion and favorite son of Cincinnati’s West End, Ezzard Charles, to be erected and dedicated in Laurel Park in 2022.
Following the groundbreaking ceremony at the statue’s future site within Laurel Park at 10am, please join the fun of the 4th Annual Ezz Fest—the West End’s arts, athletics, and music festival that celebrates Ezzard Charles’s contributions to the West End’s rich history. Enjoy a community picnic, live music, boxing activities, a family fun area, and local vendors. This free fest will be fun for all ages and celebrate Ezzard Charles and West End's rich history!
Sponsor: Proudly sponsored by the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial