Hot Summer Concerts near Bloomsburg PA

Updated for 2024 — Celebrate long summer nights with music under the stars. Many of these summer concerts near Bloomsburg, PA, are fun and free. Grab a chair or a blanket, pack a picnic, and head out to Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg, or Bloomsburg Town Park. These locations are just a short drive from The Inn at Turkey Hill, Farmhouse, and Brewing Company.

Live music is the cherry on the sundae of a perfect summer day that includes many adventures: hiking, riding on a roller coaster, and paddling a kayak. Plan a getaway to include a day at a local festival and get your fill of corndogs and fried Oreos. Bring your bike and pedal through our remarkable countryside. Find a quiet spot to lie in the grass and gaze at the sky. Isn’t summer grand? 

Here are our summer musical gems:

Bloomsburg Town Park Summer Concerts Series

The Bloomsburg Town Park Summer Concert Series starts on June 5. It will occur on Wednesday nights at 7 pm lasting seven weeks. The musical genres are varied, from country to rock and vocal harmonies. The final concert is on August 1, and is the Annual Cake and Ice Cream Festival featuring the Catawissa Military Band.

Lewisburg Arts Council Music in the Park

The Lewisburg Arts Council Music in the Park happens on the first Wednesday in June – August. The music starts at 7 pm in Hufnagle Park in Lewisburg. This year, listen to a wind orchestra and folk band.

Evenings in Danville Concert Series

The Evenings in Danville Concert Series are five evenings of Tribute Bands on Friday nights throughout the summer. The concerts begin at 7 pm, and are located at either the Ellis Park Amphitheater or Downtown Courthouse Square.

BBQ and Brew Music Festival

With its home at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds August 23-25, the BBQ and Brew Music Festival is full of, you guessed it, barbecue, beer, and lots of music! All of it is under a giant tent, with loads of craft booths, as well. There is a daily entrance fee.

Briggs Farm Blues Festival

The Briggs Farm Blues Festival is a nationally recognized blues festival that takes place July 11-13. The music flows on this 440-acre farm a few miles off Interstate 80. This will be the 26th year, and advance tickets are strongly suggested.

FarmFest III

FarmFest III is a two-day outdoor music festival back for the third year. It will take place on August 9 and 10. The venue will feature a craft brewery, a winery, and the usual delicious food. Come and enjoy talented country musicians on a gorgeous summer weekend.

Where to Stay After the Music

As you can see, there are summer concerts near Bloomsburg, PA, several days a week, many of which are free. Where can you go once the music stops? The Inn at Turkey Hill is nearby, and you may still have time for a brew at the onsite Turkey Hill Brewing Company. Choose between comfortable second-floor rooms or varying sizes of king and courtyard rooms. Make sure you plan for enough time to enjoy everything the scenic Bloomsburg area offers!

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