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A Celebration of Community, Culture, and the Arts in Wayne County

A couple dancing at an outdoor music concert in WAyne County

Wayne County Welcomes the Return of a Summer Set to Music

Wayne County is about to burst into a symphony of sounds as summer approaches. The annual tradition of summer concerts is not merely an event; it’s a celebration of community, culture, and the arts. As the sun warms the air and the days grow longer, residents eagerly anticipate the return of these outdoor performances that breathe life into our county.

One of the most enchanting aspects of summer concerts in Wayne County is their diversity. From jazz to classical, rock to folk, there’s something for every musical palate.

Beyond the music itself, these concerts showcase the rich tapestry of talent within our community. Local musicians take to the stage, their passion and skill shining brightly under the open sky. These events provide a platform for emerging artists to share their craft with a wider audience, fostering a sense of pride and camaraderie among residents.

Wayne County Concerts Offer Something for Everyone

Lake Wapusun, located in Shreve, holds a few concerts throughout the season, ranging from bluegrass and rock to country. Concerts are usually accompanied by food trucks to give you the perfect concert picnic experience. Grab your family and plan your camping adventure with live music, swimming, fishing, and so much more at Lake Wapusun RV Resort.

Downtown Wooster is known for historic buildings, unique shops, and delicious food, but did you know that from May to October, you can enjoy live music downtown on the square on most Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays? Mainstreet Music is a variety of genres and forms! Check out local talent, area favorites, instrumentals, and so much more. Enjoy dinner at one of our many downtown restaurants and don’t forget your DORA drink to stroll downtown and listen live to local artists right in the heart of downtown Wooster.

Orrville is full of life throughout the summer. Make sure to check out the Fire in the Sky Festival around the 4th of July and enjoy carnival fun, fireworks, softball tournaments, parades, delicious food and so much more over the course of the week. This event is a local favorite and is great for all ages. A new event that will be added this year is the “Rock the Rails” in June. Keep your eyes out for more details on this event. Live music and food trucks will fill downtown Orrville.

The Power of Music on our Souls

As we eagerly await the arrival of summer, let us embrace the spirit of Wayne County’s summer concerts. Let us revel in the music, support our local artists, and come together as a community to celebrate the magic of live performance. In a world often marred by division, these concerts serve as a reminder of the power of music to unite us all. So, mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and join us for a summer filled with unforgettable melodies and cherished moments in Wayne County.

For more information about summer events, check the website or contact Visit Wayne County, 428 W Liberty Street in Wooster at 330-264-1800.

When planning your visit, make sure you check out this article on the area’s abundance of wineries, breweries, and other attractions.

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