Festivals & Events

Butler County features many fun events for the whole family, from one of the biggest Jeep festivals in the country to small town events that have been around for more than 50 years. Enjoy live music, games, crafts and all sorts of great activities, right here in Butler County, PA!

Mon, July 25th

  • Saxonburg Carnival

    Great food, great rides, lots of fun. Open each night 6-11 PM. Kiddee Matinee Wednesday and Saturday afternoons 1-6 PM. Pet parade, water battle, pageant, largest fireman's parade east of the...

  • Mars Area Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Join our Summer Reading Club for Reading, Prizes & Fun! For more information visit our website www.marsarealibrary.org. Must register for all programs.

  • Zelienople-Harmony Farmers Market

    Featuring a variety of vendors from local farmers to small area businesses. Contact Sherry at The Enchanted Olive, for more information or to request a vendor application.

  • Open Water Swim Program

    Open to the public, these are the only open water swims permitted outside the beach areas at Moraine State Park. Swims are every Monday evening with the exception of Memorial Day and Labor Day. These...

  • Bluegrass Mondays at North Country Brewing

    Come join us at The North Country Brewery for Bluegrass Mondays and enjoy some great live music.

  • Monday Movie in the Park: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

    July 25: Monday Movie in the Park: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Join Butler County Parks and Recreation as we offer free movies in the park. Located at the Masonic Shelter, this area will...

Tue, July 26th

  • Pottery Classes at The Art Center

    New pottery classes open to children 8 and up and adults on Tuesdays! If you are interested, let us know and class will begin! Three weeks for $50 + $25 material fee. Taught by Steve Harding...

  • Mars Area Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Join our Summer Reading Club for Reading, Prizes & Fun! For more information visit our website www.marsarealibrary.org. Must register for all programs.

  • Free Family Concert Series at Alameda Park

    The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department invites you to our FREE Family Summer Concert Series at Alameda Park.  Our concerts will begin at 6:30 pm and will take place in the Odd Fellow...

  • Live Music at North Country Brewing Company

    Come join us at The North Country Brewing Company for live entertainment every Tuesday evening and enjoy the weekly specials.

Wed, July 27th

  • Walldogs "Butler Brush-Up"

    Mark your calendar now. You won’t want to miss seeing and participating in the transformation of walls in Butler as they come alive! From July 27-31, 2016 Butler will be teeming with activity in the...

  • Invitational Show at The Art Center

    The Associated Artists of Butler County Invitational Show. Invitation only. Opening reception is Fri. July 8. Underground Band Night is July 15, Aug. 5 and Sept. 16. Hours: Wed.-Fri.:...

  • Pottery Class at The Art Center

    If you are interested, let us know and class will begin! Three weeks for $50 + $25 material fee. Taught by Steve Harding. This will be an ongoing class and you can sign up at any time. Contact for...

  • Butler BlueSox Home Games

    Butler BlueSox Home Games. The BlueSox are proud to play their home games on the same field that has hosted some of the greatest ballplayers of all-time, including Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Josh...

  • Open Portrait Group w/ Live Model at The Art Center

    Practice a portrait or drawing your fellow students. All levels welcome. No registration needed. $2 members, $4 non-members. 10AM - 12 PM. 

  • DiscoverE Summer Program at Jennings

    A series of programs for children will be available this summer. These hands-on learning experiences will introduce children to fun and healthy outdoor activities and instill an appreciation for the...

  • Mars Area Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Join our Summer Reading Club for Reading, Prizes & Fun! For more information visit our website www.marsarealibrary.org. Must register for all programs.

  • Free Lunchtime Summer Concert Series.

    *Wednesdays through August 31: The Butler County Symphony Association is proud to present the 2016 Summer Concert Series. All concerts will be broadcasted live in Diamond Park. July 6. Cloud...

  • Pizza Party Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Wednesdays June-August: Pizza Party Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur. Moraine Preservation Fund operates Nautical Nature, a 37-passenger enclosed pontoon boat on Moraine State Park’s Lake Arthur. It...

  • Live Entertainment at The Harmony Inn

    Live entertainment every Wednesday night at The Harmony Inn. Come join us and check ever changing specials.

  • Bug Safari at Alameda Park

    July 27: Bug Safari at Alameda Park. Discover the fascinating world of bugs, and become an entomologist for an evening. Bring a wide-mouthed jar with a lid to catch and release these sometimes...

  • Trivia Night @ ShuBrew

    Stop in to ShuBrew every Wednesday from 8 PM to 10 PM for our Trivia Nights. Six rounds of various trivia categories guaranteed to make you laugh. First and second place prizes are awarded each night...

Thu, July 28th

  • Invitational Show at The Art Center

    The Associated Artists of Butler County Invitational Show. Invitation only. Opening reception is Fri. July 8. Underground Band Night is July 15, Aug. 5 and Sept. 16. Hours: Wed.-Fri.:...

  • Butler BlueSox Home Games

    Butler BlueSox Home Games. The BlueSox are proud to play their home games on the same field that has hosted some of the greatest ballplayers of all-time, including Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Josh...

  • Free Outdoor Discovery at Alameda Park

    The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to our FREE Thursday night programs at Alameda Park.  The majority of our programs will begin at 6:30pm and will take...

  • Birds and More Naturalist Led Walks at Succop Nature Park

    *Thursdays: Birds and More Naturalist Led Walks at Succop Nature Park. Join Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania for a walk through Succop Nature Park. Our naturalist-led morning walks are free...

  • Mars Area Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Join our Summer Reading Club for Reading, Prizes & Fun! For more information visit our website www.marsarealibrary.org. Must register for all programs.

  • Big Green Egg 101: the basics

    This class will be taught by a 15 year veteran EggHead! Factory rep JT will teach the basics of lighting your Egg, smoking, baking and grilling. Join us on the patio at Hearth...

  • Wizard of Oz

    The Summer Dramatics Project presents The Wizard of Oz. Show dates are July 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 and July 31 at 2PM in the Succop Theater on the Campus of Butler County Community College. Tickets...

  • Musicians’ Concert Band

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Fri, July 29th

  • Invitational Show at The Art Center

    The Associated Artists of Butler County Invitational Show. Invitation only. Opening reception is Fri. July 8. Underground Band Night is July 15, Aug. 5 and Sept. 16. Hours: Wed.-Fri.:...

  • Butler BlueSox Home Games

    Butler BlueSox Home Games. The BlueSox are proud to play their home games on the same field that has hosted some of the greatest ballplayers of all-time, including Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Josh...

  • The Taming of the Shrew at Preston Park

    The play that launched Wilde's succession of popular drawing room comedies, Lady Windermere's Fan demonstrates his witty dialogue and provocative storytelling with this drama about good and bad,...

  • Mars Area Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Join our Summer Reading Club for Reading, Prizes & Fun! For more information visit our website www.marsarealibrary.org. Must register for all programs.

  • Lunchtime Concert with RML Jazz

    Free concert on the Municipal Center lawn, at the Gazebo, featuring "RML Jazz". The Library Friends will be selling hot dogs or bring your lunch. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

  • Racing at Lernerville

    *Friday Nights through August: Racing at Lernerville. $14/adults, $7/students, $11/seniors, free/ages 10 and under. Special events may have increased admission prices. 7:30 PM. Lernerville...

  • The Reagan Years - Premier 80's Tribute Band at Jergel's

    The Reagan Years is the East Coast's Original 80's tribute band. Five talented musicians performing Pop, Rock, New Wave and Heavy Metal greatest male and female hits of the M-TV Era. Every song was...

  • Night Swim and a Movie

    July 29: Night Swim and a Movie. Enjoy an evening swim and the family movie favorite, “Kung Fu Panda 3.” Rated PG. 9-11 PM. $2. Cranberry Community Waterpark, 450 North Boundary Park Dr.,...

Sat, July 30th

Sun, July 31st

  • Concordia Summer Festival

    Scheduled “under the tents” behind the Lund Care Center, the traditional festival features a worship service of thanksgiving, a mass choir of members of our congregations, Haven residents and...

  • Summer Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Saturdays...

  • The Taming of the Shrew at Preston Park

    The play that launched Wilde's succession of popular drawing room comedies, Lady Windermere's Fan demonstrates his witty dialogue and provocative storytelling with this drama about good and bad,...

  • Lunch on the Lake

    Come enjoy a relaxing cruse on Lake Arthur. We will take in all the sights and sounds that nature has to offer as we enjoy a scrumptious catered luncheon. Seating is limited to the first 10...

  • Live Entertainment at The Harmony Inn

    Harmony Inn happily presents live music every Sunday afternoon throughout the year for a little relaxation before your hectic work week begins. Please come join us on Sundays from 4 pm till 7 pm for...

  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Jergel's

    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy revived big-band music for the '90s and beyond. BBVD concentrated on the swinging days of the '40s and '50s, borrowing some of the Rat Pack lingo in addition to the zoot suits...

Mon, August 1st

  • Zelienople-Harmony Farmers Market

    Featuring a variety of vendors from local farmers to small area businesses. Contact Sherry at The Enchanted Olive, for more information or to request a vendor application.

  • Open Water Swim Program

    Open to the public, these are the only open water swims permitted outside the beach areas at Moraine State Park. Swims are every Monday evening with the exception of Memorial Day and Labor Day. These...

  • Bluegrass Mondays at North Country Brewing

    Come join us at The North Country Brewery for Bluegrass Mondays and enjoy some great live music.

Tue, August 2nd

  • Pottery Classes at The Art Center

    New pottery classes open to children 8 and up and adults on Tuesdays! If you are interested, let us know and class will begin! Three weeks for $50 + $25 material fee. Taught by Steve Harding...

  • Free Family Concert Series at Alameda Park

    The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department invites you to our FREE Family Summer Concert Series at Alameda Park.  Our concerts will begin at 6:30 pm and will take place in the Odd Fellow...

  • Live Music at North Country Brewing Company

    Come join us at The North Country Brewing Company for live entertainment every Tuesday evening and enjoy the weekly specials.

Wed, August 3rd

  • Pottery Class at The Art Center

    If you are interested, let us know and class will begin! Three weeks for $50 + $25 material fee. Taught by Steve Harding. This will be an ongoing class and you can sign up at any time. Contact for...

  • Monthly Essential Oils & Art Classes

    Beginning in June Nicolette's new location in Portersville is offering doTERRA Essential Oils classes with various themes. From 101 classes to make-n-takes. All classes will teach you how to use...

  • Open Portrait Group w/ Live Model at The Art Center

    Practice a portrait or drawing your fellow students. All levels welcome. No registration needed. $2 members, $4 non-members. 10AM - 12 PM. 

  • DiscoverE Summer Program at Jennings

    A series of programs for children will be available this summer. These hands-on learning experiences will introduce children to fun and healthy outdoor activities and instill an appreciation for the...

  • Free Lunchtime Summer Concert Series

    *Wednesdays through August 31:  The Butler County Symphony Association is proud to present the 2016 Summer Concert Series. All concerts will be broadcasted live in Diamond Park. Aug 3....

  • Pizza Party Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Wednesdays June-August: Pizza Party Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur. Moraine Preservation Fund operates Nautical Nature, a 37-passenger enclosed pontoon boat on Moraine State Park’s Lake Arthur. It...

  • Live Entertainment at The Harmony Inn

    Live entertainment every Wednesday night at The Harmony Inn. Come join us and check ever changing specials.

  • Trivia Night @ ShuBrew

    Stop in to ShuBrew every Wednesday from 8 PM to 10 PM for our Trivia Nights. Six rounds of various trivia categories guaranteed to make you laugh. First and second place prizes are awarded each night...

Thu, August 4th

  • Portersville Steam Show

    The Portersville Steam Show provides a large variety of activities for the whole family. A vintage village, saw mill, cider press, gas engines, oil field equipment, farm animals, train rides, steam...

  • Free Outdoor Discovery at Alameda Park

    The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to our FREE Thursday night programs at Alameda Park.  The majority of our programs will begin at 6:30pm and will take...

  • Birds and More Naturalist Led Walks at Succop Nature Park

    *Thursdays: Birds and More Naturalist Led Walks at Succop Nature Park. Join Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania for a walk through Succop Nature Park. Our naturalist-led morning walks are free...

  • Free Evening Concert with Bon Journey

    Free concert in the Rotary Amphitheater in Community Park, featuring Bon Journey, a Journey cover band. Come hungry - the Rotary will be grilling hot dogs, hamburgers and more. Bring a lawn chair or...

  • Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes at Jergel's

    Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes first achieved prominence in the mid-1970s, emerging from the same New Jersey Shore music scene as his now legendary contemporary and friend Bruce Springsteen....


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