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!

Sat, May 28th

  • PyroFest

    PyroFest is an affordable community event to promote and celebrate the international art of pyrotechnics through innovative and unique presentations. Techniques and products from around the globe...

  • SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center

    May 27-June 24: SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center. Open Wed.-Fri. 12-6 PM and Sat. 12-4 PM. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. butlerartcenter.org.

  • Family Fishing Program

    May 28: Family Fishing Program. Looking for a great way to connect with your family? Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together. Learn basic fishing skills like knot tying,...

  • Rust Belt Brews & Bites Tour

    Guests will visit a renovated church hall, a modernized mill bar, and other revamped treasures of the still gritty mill towns to savor culinary delights and craft brews that reflect the region’s rich...

  • North Country Brewing Canning Facility Tours

    Free tours of the Production Facility with an explanation of how beer is brewed and the process involved from grain to canning.

  • The Pittsburgh Brewery Tour

    Unique breweries, uniquely Pittsburgh! Learn about Pittsburgh's brewing history and taste your way through present-day craft beer offerings as you visit award-winning breweries in and around the '...

  • Quick Frozen Critters Program at Moraine

    May 28: Quick Frozen Critters Program at Moraine. Learn the importance of predator and prey relationships and the adaptations they have that help them survive in their hostile environment through...

Sun, May 29th

  • Pottery Class at The Art Center

    Every Sunday of every month: . Harding. This will be an ongoing class and you can sign up at any time. Contact for more information. Special discounted offers: (Focus on Hand Building Techniques –...

  • Fish For Free Day

    May 29: Fish For Free Day. It’s Fish for Free Day throughout Pennsylvania. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated...

  • Sunken Garden Trail Hike at Moraine.

    May 29: Sunken Garden Trail Hike at Moraine. Join the park naturalist on an enjoyable and scenic 3.6 mile hike. Feel free to pack a snack, binoculars, walking sticks, or whatever suits your...

  • 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...

Mon, May 30th

Tue, May 31st

  • 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...

  • Harmony Museum’s annual "Quilt in a Day" program

    Presented by Patricia Knoechel based on newest publications and patterns by Knoechel and sister/Quilt in a Day founder/syndicated television quilter Eleanor Burns. Reservations recommended....

  • 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, June 1st

  • Permanent Collection Exhibit at The Art Center

    The Art Center is exhibiting a Permanent Collection of member's works, to be displayed at various times throughout the year. Hours: Wed.-Fri.: Noon - 6pm Sat.: Noon - 4pm

  • 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 Game

    June 1: Butler BlueSox Home Game. 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,...

  • 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...

  • SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center

    May 27-June 24: SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center. Open Wed.-Fri. 12-6 PM and Sat. 12-4 PM. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. butlerartcenter.org.

  • 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. 

  • BCSO Free Lunchtime Summer Concert

    *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. June 1....

  • Car Cruise at Meridian Station

    Join the Meridian Station and the Butler Area Street Machines for our first car cruise of the summer now on Wednesday evenings starting at 5:00 pm. The car club with have a DJ spinning tunes in...

  • 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...

  • Olive Eaters Reading Club

    This event will be taking place the first Wednesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Space is limited so please contact The Enchanted Olive to confirm availability.

  • Live Entertainment at The Harmony Inn

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

  • The Outlaws at Jergel's

    For The Outlaws, it was always about the music. For 40 years, the Southern Rock legends celebrated triumphs, endured tragedies and survived legal nightmares to remain one of the most influential and...

Thu, June 2nd

Fri, June 3rd

  • Permanent Collection Exhibit at The Art Center

    The Art Center is exhibiting a Permanent Collection of member's works, to be displayed at various times throughout the year. Hours: Wed.-Fri.: Noon - 6pm Sat.: Noon - 4pm

  • Butler BlueSox Home Games

    *June 3-6: 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...

  • SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center

    May 27-June 24: SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center. Open Wed.-Fri. 12-6 PM and Sat. 12-4 PM. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. butlerartcenter.org.

  • Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous

    *June 3-5: Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous. An informal gathering of solo paddlers, manufacturers and vendors of solo canoes and paddling equipment. Cooper’s Lake Campground, 205 Currie Rd.,...

  • "Late Nite Catechism" Comedy at the Marriott

    Get ready to roar with laughter as Glade Run Foundation hosts the hilarious comedy, Late Nite Catechism on Friday, June 3 at the Cranberry Marriott. This sinfully funny play features the...

  • Fictitous Fiber at DYNT

    "Knitlandia" by Clara Parkes. It is an open book club - you need not be a crocheter or knitter to attend, just enjoy books about crafts. We'll read fiction, essays, and collections that are somehow...

  • 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...

  • Noble Hops Band at Cooper Station

    Friday Night Music.

Sat, June 4th

  • Permanent Collection Exhibit at The Art Center

    The Art Center is exhibiting a Permanent Collection of member's works, to be displayed at various times throughout the year. Hours: Wed.-Fri.: Noon - 6pm Sat.: Noon - 4pm

  • Summer Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Saturdays...

  • SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center

    May 27-June 24: SRU Open Art Show at The Art Center. Open Wed.-Fri. 12-6 PM and Sat. 12-4 PM. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. butlerartcenter.org.

  • Explore Offshore at Moraine

    June 4: Explore Offshore at Moraine. Explore along the shore of Lake Arthur where dragonflies, heron and fish thrive. Borrow binoculars and watch an osprey soar. During this nature-based paddle...

  • Launchapalooza

    Join us for Launchapalooza, a grand opening celebration of 2 new public accesses constructed on Connoquenessing Creek in Renfrew and Evans City, presented by Allegheny Aquatic Alliance. This is a...

  • The Pittsburgh Wine Tour

    Urban winery tour includes a visit to Pittsburgh Winery, Dreadnought Wines and Market St. Grocery's Italian Wine Room. Tour includes tasting class, wine samples, sweet treats and much more! Guests to...

  • North Country Brewing Canning Facility Tours

    Free tours of the Production Facility with an explanation of how beer is brewed and the process involved from grain to canning.

  • Wyggeston Trail History Hike at Moraine State Park

    June 5: Wyggeston Trail History Hike at Moraine State Park. Wyggeston Trail has some of the most challenging and remote terrain in the park. The trail also has historical significance to Moraine....

  • The StrandTastics

    *June 4-5: The StrandTastics. The StrandTastics’ debut concert was a complete sell out! This time around, this incredible youth show choir will perform two shows for their spring concert revue!...

  • Car Cruise Supporting Adams Fire District

    Celebrating 35 years in Supporting Adams Area Fire District ALL ARE WELCOME!! Drive in your Classic Car or stop in to check us out and support the Adams Area Fire District. AAFD will be providing...

  • Rockin' the United Way

    You can support the United Way of Butler County while enjoying an evening full of great music and tasty food! Rock of 80s from New York City will be headlining with top local bands, The Jentz and...

  • Dinner Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Saturdays June-August: Dinner 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 is...

  • Crack The Sky at Jergel's

    Crack the Sky's first album, released in 1975, was declared album of the year by Rolling Stone magazine, and contained such "cult" hits as Ice, Hold On/Surf City and She's A Dancer. Featuring...

Sun, June 5th

Mon, June 6th

  • 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, June 7th


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