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!

Thu, June 29th

  • Smells Like Nirvana – Nirvana Tribute @ Jergel's Rhythm Grille

    Smells Like Nirvana – Nirvana Tribute Thursday, June 29, 2017 Show Time: 8:00 PM / Doors Open: 6:00pm $15 advance - $17 day of show - $30 early entry at 5:00 100 - Early Entry Tickets...

  • Butler BlueSox Game

    The BlueSox are members of one of the best collegiate summer league wooden bat leagues in the nation, the Prospect League. It's quality entertainment for the whole family, at a great price! For...

  • Toy Demonstration

    This is the world’s coolest toy store. Come see why so many families make Playthings Etc. the most anticipated part of every visit to Butler County. Join us for some cool toy demonstrations for...

  • DJ Trivia

    Join every Thursday for DJ Trivia in Knickers Tavern at Conley Resort & Golf!

  • Musicians' Concert Band

    Come and enjoy listening to the talented performers of the Musicians' Concert Band.

  • Allegheny Brass Band Concert

    Bring your own seat for Pittsburgh area’s finest amateur brass band play their versions of favorite jazz and big band tunes, Broadway melodies, marches and light classics. This group is a traditional...

Fri, June 30th

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Big Butler Fair

    The Big Butler Fair is the largest fair in Western PA and considered by many to be the best fair in the country. We are proud to be a symbol of American family values. Year after year, families from...

  • Yappy Hour

    Yappy Hour is Back! Every Friday! 3pm - 6pm $3 Drafts

  • Butler BlueSox Fireworks Night

    The BlueSox members of one of the best collegiate summer league wooden bat leagues in the nation, the Prospect League. It's quality entertainment for the whole family, at a great price! For tickets...

  • Live music at Hotel Saxonburg

    Join us outdoor on our garden patio, weather permitting, or in the bar for live music.

  • Racing at Lernerville Speedway

    Boss wingless plus RUSH late modes, RUSH Sportsman Modifieds and DIRTcar RUSH Sportsman $14/adults $10/seniors $7/ students (ages 11-17) Free/kids (10 and under) Gates open at 5 p.m. Races...

Sat, July 1st

  • WWII - 1940’s Era Photo Show

    Join us for a large show exhibiting rescued negatives showing Butler County, led by Armco Steel, bringing the community together to collect scrap for the War effort. Wed-Fri 10 AM-4 PM. Sat. 12-4...

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Bavarian Pretzel Saturdays - fresh made from scratch

    Every Saturday The Two Fraus Bakery in Harmony on Mercer Street offers fresh, made from scratch, Bavarian Pretzels (amongst our other Saturday baked goods). They are large, fresh from the oven, and...

  • Old Stone House public tours

    Come meet one of our friendly docents and learn all about the Old Stone House. The Stone House was built in 1822 by John Brown as a stagecoach stop and tavern to accommodate business from the newly-...

  • International Mud Day Celebration

    Mud. It seems like a nuisance, doesn’t it? There can’t be any benefits to mud, right? Wrong. Young and old all over the world are celebrating the wonders of mud. Join the park naturalists for...

  • Production Brewery Tours

    Production Brewery Tours Every Saturday! Admission is FREE Please park by the back and enter by the Silos

  • Summer 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 the park’s premier attraction! $14/adults $12/ages 62+ $7/...

  • Rumours @ Jergel's Rhythm Grille

    Rumours Saturday, July 01, 2017 Show Time: 9:00 PM / Doors Open: 6:00pm 100 - Early Entry Tickets Available Special Guest: Ray Lanich Band Minors under 21 must be accompanied by Parent...

Sun, July 2nd

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Sunday Brunch Buffet

    Every Sunday from 10-2 Holiday Prices and Times Vary Delicious

  • Summer 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 the park’s premier attraction! $14/adults $12/ages 62+ $7/...

  • All American Night Swim

    Lets kick off the Fourth of July festivities with a night swim. Bring your family and friends as we splash into the holiday.

Mon, July 3rd

  • Butler BlueSox Game

    The BlueSox are members of one of the best collegiate summer league wooden bat leagues in the nation, the Prospect League. It's quality entertainment for the whole family, at a great price! For...

  • Concerts in the Park

    Come enjoy a night of music in Community Park at the Rotary Amphitheater with the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast . Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair as you listen to the sounds of...

Tue, July 4th

Wed, July 5th

  • Summer Lunchtime Concert Series

    The Butler County Symphony Association will host a summer lunchtime concert series on Wednesdays from June 7 – September 27 in the symphony office, 259 South Main Street, Butler. The concerts,...

  • David Cook @ Jergel's Rhythm Grille

    David Cook Wednesday, July 05, 2017 Show Time: 8:00 PM / Doors Open: 6:00pm $20 advance - $23 day of show - $32 early entry at 5:00 $82 - VIP Package Includes: Meet...

  • Butler BlueSox Game

    The BlueSox are members of one of the best collegiate summer league wooden bat leagues in the nation, the Prospect League. It's quality entertainment for the whole family, at a great price! For...

  • Live Music Wednesdays

    Join us for Live Music Wednesday in Knickers Tavern at Conley Resort & Golf. Weekly performers will be announced on our Facebook page.

Thu, July 6th

  • Middle Monthly Mingles

    NEW! Summer series of three "Middle Thursday Mingles" .... An intimate gathering for our fellow business owners, their invites...

  • Fuel @ Jergel's Rhythm Grille

    Fuel Thursday, July 06, 2017 Show Time: 8:00 PM / Doors Open: 6:00pm $20 advance - $22 day of show - $35 early entry at 5:00 $75 VIP package to meet Fuel (50 tickets) 100 - Early Entry...

  • Heron and Kingfisher Paddle

    Scan any shoreline of Lake Arthur and you are likely to spot a Great Blue Heron fishing in the shallows. Paddle into a cove and you are likely to hear the sudden rattle of a kingfisher as it swoops...

  • Animal Tracks

    Join our educational, interactive and entertaining experience. Everyone will get the opportunity at the end of the show to touch one of these animals. All the kids will get to meet 2-3 live animals...

  • Concerts in the Park

    Come enjoy a night of music in Community Park at the Rotary Amphitheater with The Eldorado Band. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair as Eldorado rocks the stage with not your grand-pappy's...

  • DJ Trivia

    Join every Thursday for DJ Trivia in Knickers Tavern at Conley Resort & Golf!

  • Racing at Lernerville Speedway - Summer Vacation School Bus Race

    School bus race, kids bike race, Stiller Motorsports, Enduro 100 and Trailer race. $14/adults $10/seniors $7/ students (ages 11-17) Free/kids (10 and under) Gates open at 5 p.m. Races start...

Fri, July 7th

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Fab 4 racing at Lernerville Speedway

    Dollar Dog Night $14/adults $10/seniors $7/ students (ages 11-17) Free/kids (10 and under) Gates open at 5 p.m. Races start at 7:30 p.m. Visit our website for more information.

  • Yappy Hour

    Yappy Hour is Back! Every Friday! 3pm - 6pm $3 Drafts

  • Live music at Hotel Saxonburg

    Join us outdoor on our garden patio, weather permitting, or in the bar for live music.

  • Moonlight Paint Night at Brushes & Barstools

    Our artists are talented and tons of fun! They are able to walk you through step-by-step and help you create your masterpiece! Please arrive up to 15 minutes early to get ready for your night out...

Sat, July 8th

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Annual Adult Triathlon

    The Butler YMCA Annual Adult Triathlon is held at Moraine State Park. Swim 1/4 mile, bike 7 miles and run 3.1 miles. You must be 16 years of age or older to enter the race. Each phase of the race...

  • Bavarian Pretzel Saturdays - fresh made from scratch

    Every Saturday The Two Fraus Bakery in Harmony on Mercer Street offers fresh, made from scratch, Bavarian Pretzels (amongst our other Saturday baked goods). They are large, fresh from the oven, and...

  • Historic Foodways Cooking Class- Dining with the Founding Fathers (and Mothers) of Independence Day

    We will prepare and enjoy the foods of the patriots, using their recipes and the hearth of the Old Stone House.

  • Old Stone House public tours

    Come meet one of our friendly docents and learn all about the Old Stone House. The Stone House was built in 1822 by John Brown as a stagecoach stop and tavern to accommodate business from the newly-...

  • Production Brewery Tours

    Production Brewery Tours Every Saturday! Admission is FREE Please park by the back and enter by the Silos

  • Open Mic

    Event hosted by Jim and Debbie Tobin. Free! All genres and instruments welcome.

  • Mega Cruise at the Butler County Airport

    $2.00 donation 2:00-10:00pm Parking for over 1,000 show cars, motorcycles, trucks, tractors, and airplanes – gates open at 1:00 pm Great food, beverages, music-karaoke, 50/50 raffles...

  • Summer 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 the park’s premier attraction! $14/adults $12/ages 62+ $7/...

  • Full Moon Paddle

    Paddling Lake Arthur in the full moon is a wonderful experience. Join us for some fun as we explore the lake during the full moon. A limited number of kayaks are available. Ages 12 and up, under 18...

Sun, July 9th

  • Make-A-Wish Concert at Blackwood Theater Organ Society

    Blackwood Theater Organ Society is a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is classified as a public charity under Code Section 509(a)(2). All contributions...

  • Public Skate

    Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults $6/Children 12 and under $3/Skate Rental ., Cranberry Twp. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. 724-900-2799...

  • Sunday Brunch Buffet

    Every Sunday from 10-2 Holiday Prices and Times Vary Delicious

  • Venomous Snakes of PA

    Join the park naturalist to learn about all the snakes we have in Pennsylvania. Don’t let their scales and appearance fool you…snakes play an important role in the environment. Find out what’s...

  • Bicycle Rodeo

    Farmers Market on the Island Food, Fun, & Giveaways & so much more! Free Bikes for City Kids

  • Summer 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 the park’s premier attraction! $14/adults $12/ages 62+ $7/...


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