Fill up your event calendar (and a glass) at some of Crawford County’s favorite outdoor performance spaces this summer. With a mix of local hotspots and off-the-beaten-path favorites, you’ll just love the variety of venues in our region! Live entertainment and outdoor concerts paired with local cuisine and house-made wine, beer and ciders make for a perfect story you’ll retell summer after summer.
Snag a Cider and a Seat
Located at a fruit farm and orchard, events held at Davenport Fruit Farm Cidery and Winery are a special reminder of the beauty of nature, especially if you sit out on their patio. Enjoy a flight of hard ciders and wines while waiting for the entertainment to start on Fridays and Saturdays in their great hall, or add to your live music experience by booking a tasting tour at the farm. With beautiful views and a lively music scene, you’re guaranteed a great time!
Brews & Bites at the Riverside
A great location for events big and small is a plus for the already visit-worthy delicious culinary experience at the historic Riverside Brewing Company. With live entertainment offered on their stone patio as well as their one-of-a-kind riverside stage, you’ll make unforgettable memories with your friends as you enjoy their shows. All summer long, check out their Riverside Beer Garden Music Series with regionally famous acts taking their stage, just add unique seasonal beers and a great menu for an amazing live music experience in the warm weather months.
Photo credit: Riverside Brewing
Party at the Pines
A local favorite, the annual concert series at Whispering Pines Golf Course is a summer highlight in Crawford County. Party at the Pines typically hosts a variety of bands who cover some of music’s greatest legends or debut their original songs. Be sure to order your tickets online ahead of time, as this local favorite sells out quickly! And don’t forget to bring your own chairs or picnic blanket for the event. There will be fireworks after each concert, check out their Facebook page for more information.
A Historical Happy Hour
Found in a former industrial facility, Titusville Iron Works is filled with cool antiques and vintage cars, giving a nod to local history while embracing the region’s manufacturing heritage. Add in a robust live music scene at their venue to kick it up a notch, with shows every night the bar is open, all summer long. House made brews and pub food offerings just add to the retro locale!
A Downtown Local Fave
Julian’s Bar & Grill is where the locals hang! Daily dinner specials with amazing entrees plus delicious desserts from local bakeries make for an awesome meal and show combo. A new staging area for live entertainment and open mic nights show exactly why our residents love Julian’s so much. Plus check out their new addition of alley dining for outdoor seating beneath twinkly lights.
Lovely Views and Tasty Brews
Fresh air, live music and great beer – they keep it simple at Mortals Key Brewing Co.! Located near Pymatuning Lake, this artsy brewery offers food truck-style dishes along with a wide variety of craft beer and a lovely view of nature. With live music all weekend long and brews featuring old world recipes like their New England IPA, Vienna Red or Czech Pilsner, you can just relax and enjoy the sounds of summer.
Create Your Own Summer Adventure
Crawford County boasts an abundance of craft brews, local spirits, delicious cuisine, and talented local performers for you to explore. While these are just a taste of the fantastic attractions and sights this region offers, be sure to get updates on live music events throughout the summer. Check out the Events Calendar or download and use the app to stay informed about live music events and more throughout the summer. Find your own story in Crawford County, where you can create unforgettable summer memories. Utilize the Visit Crawford website and app to plan the perfect getaway that you won’t want to miss!
Adapted from Original Blog posted June 2022