City of Oil

Arts in the Park Music Series

Each year the Oil City Arts Council presents summer concerts free of charge in Justus Park. A variety of musical styles are presented to appeal to all ages. Performers for all concerts are selected with children and families in mind. Bring your lawn chair and join us! Donations are gratefully accepted!

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Town Square, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

My So-Called 90s Band will play in Town Square from 7:30 to 9:30 pm during the Officers Down 5K Blue Glow Run. Inflatables, interactive games, a K9 demo, and several other activities will be set up in Justus Park from 4:00 - 9:00 pm. Come out and join the fun while supporting Oil City's Arts Council and Police Department.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Justus Park, 5:00 - 10:00 pm

Join the Arts Council as we celebrate the Fourth at our Jolly July 3rd Festival. Special appearances will be made by Superwoman and Wonder Woman, a stilt walker, a juggler, and a caricaturist! Additionally, Jungle Terry's Traveling Zoo will be on site, bringing the jungle to Justus Park. Food and craft vendors will have booths set up throughout the park, and musicians will perform live all night long. A detailed schedule of the night's festivities is listed below.

  • 5:00 - 8:00 pm: Children's activities: Inflatables, superheroes, clowns, and more!
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm: Live Music: Mostly Brass
  • 5:40 - 6:20 pm: Jungle Terry's Traveling Zoo Show #1
  • 7:00 - 10:00 pm: Live Music: Lawyers Guns and Money
  • 7:00 - 7:40 pm: Jungle Terry's Traveling Zoo Show #2
  • 10:00 pm: Fireworks Spectacular by Pyrotecnico

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Justus Park, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Oil City Arts Council has partnered with FLEX (Future Leaders and Entrepreneurs Exchange) and the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce to support the Oil Heritage Festival Bike 'n Brew. The event, hosted by FLEX, includes biking and outdoor activities from 10 - 4 pm, a brewfest from 5 - 8 pm, food vendors, and live entertainment sponsored by the Arts Council. Entertainment includes The Bryan Schwab Jr. Trio, playing from 4:00 - 5:30 pm and Shally and the RiffRiders, playing from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.