2023 Summer Music Festivals in PA

1. Endless Mountains Music Festival

symphony orchestra playing
Endless Mountains Music Festival

The Endless Mountains Music Festival is a jam – literally! Packing in 17 concerts in 17 days, the mission of this music fest is to bring world-renowned classical musicians to the community of northern Pennsylvania and southern New York to experience the cultural, economic, educational life, and talent of the Twin Tiers region. Catch some amazing performances on the final days of this year’s festival.

When: Now- Aug. 6
Where: Various locations
Cost: Price varies

2. Rose Tree Summer Festival

band performing infront of huge crowd
Rose Tree Summer Festival

There’s something about an outdoor concert that makes the summer months extra special. Rock out during the Rose Tree Summer Festival all season long at the outdoor amphitheater in Rose Tree Park, one of Delaware County’s most beautiful parks. Every Wednesday to Sunday night, you can hear an eclectic array of live music — from classical to Cajun, Motown to rock or Broadway, and everything in between.

When: Now - Aug. 20
Where: Media
Cost: Free

3. Wildflower Concert Series

Surround yourself with majestic pine trees and green ferns accompanied by a night full of wonderful music at the Wildflower Concert Series. Held on the grounds of the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, bring your own lawn chair or blanket to get a front row seat to all of the action at this summer music event in PA. with the final three concerts showcasing a tribute to the rock star Meatloaf, a classical concert, and ending the series with some foot-stomping folk and blues. Bring your own picnic fare and beverages to accompany the sweet sounds of the festival.

When: Aug. 2, 5, 12
Where: White Mills
Cost: Price varies

4. Musikfest

huge crowd at music fest

Packed with 10 consecutive days of music, food, and plenty of fun for all ages, Lehigh Valley’s largest summer music festival, Musikfest, returns to SteelStacks this August. The Goo Goo Dolls, Maren Morris, Walker Hayes, Dan+Shay, OAR, AJR, comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, and Train are among this year’s headliners!

When: Aug. 3-13
Where: Bethlehem
Cost: Price varies

5. Town Square Concert Series

band playing on stage
Town Square Concert Series

Listen to sweet summer tunes all summer long in Port Allegany with the Town Square Concert Series. Hosted by Port Allegany’s Women’s Club and held at the wooden gazebo in Town Square Park, join in on the fun every Thursday at 6pm and listen to local acts as they take center stage. Bring your own blankets and chairs to claim your front row seat.

When: Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31
Where: Port Allegany
Cost: Free

6. 2023 Summer Concert Series

Fill your soul with the sounds of summertime at Allegheny County's 2023 Summer Concert Series with performances at two venues all season long! Listen for free to amazing live, local music at the South Park and Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheaters while you enjoy delicious fare from local food trucks and sip drinks from Bella Terra Vineyards and Hop Farm Brewing Co. View the full lineup on their website and end your summer on a high note.

When: Aug. 11, 18, 25, Sep. 1 (South Park Amphitheater)
Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, Sep, 3 (Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater)
Where: South Park Township, Allison Park
Cost: Free

7. AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival

Band playing on stage with lights and Audience around
AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival | Credit: Kevin Stiffler

Celebrate a variety of American music at the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival. Among local favorites performing at this two-day, three-stage event are Los Lobos, Keller Williams' Grateful Grass Feat, the HillBenders, Trouble No More, Doom Flamingo, and 11 more amazing acts representing a wide range of genres, from blues and bluegrass to funk and rock 'n' roll. Plus, explore a diverse variety of vendors throughout the festival.

When: Aug. 4-5
Where: Johnstown
Cost: Price varies

8. Sunday Music in the Park

Every Sunday in August, enjoy live, local acts at the Gettysburg Rec Park Amphitheater for the Sunday Music in the Park concert series. With a new band performing every week, funds from the event will help restore the park’s beautiful mural. View the full line up on their Facebook page to start planning your next Sunday adventure.

When: Aug. 6, 13, 20
Where: Gettysburg
Cost: Free

9. Kettle Creek Music Festival

Soak up the last few weeks of summer with a music-filled weekend at the Kettle Creek Music Festival. With proceeds supporting a variety of local and non-profit organizations, the Military, EMS, and Youth programs, indulge your love of music at this three-day music fest filled with more than a dozen local acts. The theme for this year’s festival is “Christmas Under the Stars,” as they partner with the 30th annual Mark The Shark toy drive in partnership with Clinton County Toys for Tots. Plan your stay nearby or bring a tent or RV to camp and keep close to all of the action.

When: Aug. 10-12
Where: Cross Fork
Cost: Price varies

10. Elements Music and Arts Festival

Dance your heart out at this iconic EDM festival at the Pocono Raceway! Elements Music and Arts Festival is the northeast's immersive car and camping festival with three days of electronic music, art, and adventure. Listen to live music from famous DJs including Skrillex, special guests, and up-and-coming EDM artists.

When: Aug. 11-14
Where: Long Pond
Cost: Price varies

11. Acoustics in the Park

Get a front row seat to incredible, raw local performances when you attend Acoustics in the Park. Not only are the acts free to watch, but the shows begin with a short trail-walk hosted by park rangers. Take a stroll as you hum to the tunes of these unforgettable performers.

When: Aug. 16, Sep. 14
Where: Location varies
Cost: Free

12. Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival

people under tents at Bluegrass festival
Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival

Enjoy 4,000 acres of festival fun at the Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival. Held in Laurel Hill State Park, bring your own chair and attend this free summer music event to experience two days of great, foot-stomping music and crafts against the beautiful backdrop of southwestern PA. Enjoy seven bands, unique artisans, a variety of food vendors, period reenactors, children’s activities, and even wagon rides!

When: Aug. 19-20
Where: Somerset
Cost: Free

13. Austin Dam Show

Celebrating its 21st year of amazing music, the Austin Dam Show is ready to rock and roll. Located near the ruins that broke the dam in 1911, spend three days paying tribute to some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest performers in Potter County. When not listening to the variety of acts, camp, hike, swim, or fish nearby.

When: Aug. 24-26
Where: Austin
Cost: Price varies

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