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, 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

Wed, August 3rd

  • 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....

Fri, August 5th

  • Lunchtime Concert with Kardaz Brothers

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

  • Fictitous Fiber

    "Boys don't Knit (in Public)" by Tom Easton (YA fiction) 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...

  • First Friday Museum Shop open house

    Celebrate the root beer float at the Wagner House annex and garden,  First Fridays are themed on a "National Day" designated for the period. Visitors are invited to socialize and explore area...

  • Concert at Zelienople Community Park

    Aug. 5: Concert at Zelienople Community Park. Shag Dog Melon Head (funk/rock/jam), Figurehead (progressive/rock/fusion). 7 PM. 402 E. Beaver St., Zelienople. 724-452-0231. https://myzeliepark....

  • 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...

  • Movie Night at ARMCO Park

    Aug. 5: Movie Night at ARMCO Park. “Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” at ARMCO Hall. 8:45 PM. Free to the community. YMCA Camp/ARMCO Park, 341 Centreville Pike,...

Sat, August 6th

Sun, August 7th

  • Summer Pontoon Cruises on Lake Arthur

    Saturdays...

  • We Ride to Cure the Kids

    Registration: 8:30 - 10 AM Kickstands up: 10:30 AM, rain or shine! Enjoy a fun loop ride, food and entertainment! Cheer our stars, local children fighting brain tumors. Fundraise to earn...

  • Ice Cream Social

    Free ice cream social to celebrate 175 years as Slippery Rock Borough! Come in costumes from 1841-2016

  • 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, August 8th

  • 68th annual Butler Farm Show

    Showcases the county’s farming community at the showgrounds on Route 68 with farming exhibits, tractor pulls, crafts, rides, food and demonstrations.

  • Art Glass Invitational

    Aug. 8-13: Art Glass Invitational. An annual week long event held in western Pennsylvania to promote education and camaraderie within the lampworking community. A wide variety of hand- on...

  • 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: “The Croods."

    Aug. 8: Monday Movie in the Park: “The Croods.” Join Butler County Parks and Recreation as we offer free movies in the park. Located at the Masonic Shelter, this area will be sure to keep you dry...

Tue, August 9th

  • Tuesday Trail Adventures at ARMCO Park

    Aug. 9: Tuesday Trail Adventures at ARMCO Park. Free to the community. 10 AM-Noon. YMCA Camp/ARMCO Park, 341 Centreville Pike, Slippery Rock. 724-287-4733. www.bcfymca.org.

  • 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.

  • Paint Party @ Cooper Station Restaurant

    Fun night with friends. Reserve online http://www.creativecanvas.info/ Only $30 includes all supplies. Feature cocktails and wine available during the painting and dinner available before it...


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