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Enjoy the Sounds of Summer with Mercer County Music Festivals!

The sounds of music fill the air in Mercer County! With a variety of music festivals and performances throughout July and August, you can enjoy great tunes from different genres for a fun experience!

Mercer County Community Band 45th Anniversary Season

Known as the Best Free Entertainment on a Friday Night, join the Mercer County Community Band in celebrating 45 years of concerts on the square.

The events will have ice cream socials from 6–9 p.m. and warm-up music at 6 p.m. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The schedule is as follows:

  • July 14th- “Broadway, Musicals, and More”
  • July 21st- “MCB Rocks”
  • July 28th- “Best of Big Bands”
  • August 4th- “A Special Concert”

The concerts are held at the Mercer County Courthouse Square located at Pitt St (E. Market St.), Mercer, PA 16137. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at the Mercer High School Auditorium.

Buhl Park Summer Concert Series- Wednesdays and Sundays thru August 27th

Every Sunday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., there will be free concerts held at Buhl Park’s Performing Arts Center Outdoor Stage. From jazz and polka to country and rock n’ roll, there is a wide variety of musical performances for everyone to enjoy!

The Cabin Café concession stand will be open with a wide variety of food, including the famous grilled hot dogs! Benches are available, but guests are also welcome to bring their own chairs or blankets to sit on.

The concerts will be held at Buhl Farm Park, Hermitage, PA.

Hermitage Arts Festival- July 29th & 30th

This two-day outdoor celebration will feature live entertainment, food trucks, children’s activities, and local artists for a weekend you can’t miss! Browse the creations in the Artists’ Marketplace and enjoy theatrical and musical performances by various local artists.

This event is free and open to the public.

  • Saturday, July 29th, Noon – 9 p.m. with Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 30th, 11: 00 a.m. —4 p.m.

For more information, call the City of Hermitage at 724-981-0800 or visit

The Hermitage Art Festival will be held at Rodney White Olympic Park, 800 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.

8th Annual Brews, Bikes, and Bands- August 7th

Take a stroll through the Courthouse Square, where you can enjoy vintage motorcycle displays from various eras and browse offerings from vendors with motorcycle apparel, accessories, jewelry, and memorabilia. You can also sample tasty foods from local restaurants and quench your thirst with craft beer from local breweries.

Live music will also be provided by two of the region’s most renowned bands.

Music at the Marina- August 12th & 13th

Enjoy a spectacular weekend filled with live music, delicious food, and exciting activities! Bring your loved ones and experience a concert like no other on the stunning shores of Lake Wilhelm.

Not only will you be treated to an incredible lineup of talented bands, but also numerous food trucks and craft vendors are on-site to satisfy your cravings and shopping desires. Plus, don’t miss out on the chance to win big with our 50/50 raffle!

But that’s not all – prepare to be dazzled by a breathtaking fireworks display on Saturday night, creating a truly memorable experience. And the fun doesn’t stop there – on Sunday, gear up for a thrilling car cruise!

Make sure to bring your favorite lawn chair, bike, and fishing pole to fully enjoy the delightful surroundings. The best part? Parking and admission are completely free, though we kindly welcome any donations at the gate. Please note that there is a small $5 entry fee for the car cruise on Sunday.

  • Saturday- Noon to Dusk
  • Sunday- Noon to 5 p.m.
Transfer Harvest Home Fair- August 22nd – 26th

Gather a group of friends and family for the 145th Transfer Harvest Home Fair. This fair features agriculture in the area with a variety of livestock displays which include 4-H club showmanship competitions and displays.

Guests can also enjoy music, arts and crafts, food vendors, the fair queen contest, and more!

The fair is located at 117 Edgewood Dr. Ext, Transfer, PA 16154. For more information, call 724-854-9712.

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