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WaterFire Event Updates and Calendar

Water Fire Event Updates and Calendar

The Shenango River in Downtown Sharon will soon be ablaze with the return of WaterFire Sharon on July 27th and September 21st, 2024. WaterFire Sharon is a premier art and music festival that draws over twelve thousand visitors to experience “Fire & Music” on the river.

More than fifty stunning bonfires will electrify the Shenango River, illuminating the dark with flickering lights and filling the air with the delectable scent of aromatic cedar and pine. This enchanting sight creates an atmosphere of raw, elemental magic you can’t help but be drawn into.

But the magic doesn’t end with the visual spectacle. As the flames dance rhythmically to the movements of fire tenders, a symphony of captivating music played by globally diverse performers will envelop you. Each reverberating note and rhythmic beat deepen your immersion into the fiery wonderland, engaging not only your senses but also your emotions.

WaterFire Sharon extends far beyond the blazing bonfires on the river and music. This event includes an artisan marketplace, performances, a children’s fun zone, a food court, and so many other delightful attractions that promise a complete package of fun for the whole family.

WaterFire July 27th and September 21st Schedule of Events
From 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., guests can enjoy the professional art market vendors and high-quality works of art available at the marketplace.

They have pottery, jewelry, glass, woodworking, fiber art, painting, and much more! A food court will also be available, with everything from ribs on the BBQ, nachos, and fries to cinnamon rolls, funnel cakes, and cool treats like milkshakes!

The Children’s Fun Zone will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., where children can enjoy interactive projects, giant Legos, a music wall, robotics, and much more.

The river festivities will begin with Leon Briggs’s Native American Blessing of the Shenango River, followed by the lighting of the WaterFire Sharon PA orb and 55 floating bonfires filled with pine on the river.

Live music will also be featured on the main stage throughout the day.
WaterFire Sharon is not just an event—it’s an experience. So mark your calendars for Downtown Sharon in Mercer County, PA, and prepare to be utterly captivated by this unique, fire-lit wonderland.

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