Annual Events & Festivals

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Each year, West Chester is home to a wide-range of community events bringing friends and neighbors together to celebrate. Events are made possible by community sponsors.

View the calendar for event dates

West Chester Concert Series

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The Keehner Park concerts are 7-9 p.m. on select Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day at the Keehner Park Amphitheatre.  The free concerts welcome all guests to pack a picnic for the evening.  Sorry, but alcohol is NOT permitted.

The West Chester Concert Series is made possible through a generous contribution from Energy Alliances and Constellation – West Chester's natural gas aggregation supplier. 

2017 Concert Schedule

 Saturday, June 3   Blue Stone Ivory 
 Saturday, June 10  Mad River Railroad 
 Saturday, June 17  Stagger Lee Band 
 Saturday, June 24   Southwestern Ohio Symphonic Band 
 Saturday, July 1  West Chester Symphony - Ice cream social 
 Saturday, July 8  Fillmore Brass Band 
 Saturday, July 15  Miami University Steel Drum Band 
 Saturday, July 22  Bob Gray Orchestra 
 Saturday, July 29  Reload 
 Saturday, August 5  Shut Up & Drive 
 Saturday, August 12  Big Trouble Blues Band 
 Saturday, August 19  No Concert - Shakespeare in the Park 
 Saturday, August 26  Naz Jazz 
 Monday, September 4  West Chester Symphony 


To recommend a band, contact Barbara Wilson

First Financial Bank presents THE TAKEOVER on The Square

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Need to unwind after work?  Grab some friends and head to The Square on Thursday nights as First Financial Bank presents The Takeover on The Square.  Great bands, beer and food are featured every week, and it’s a great place to kick the weekend off early.  Free concerts offered Memorial Day through Labor Day. Schedule >

To recommend a band, contact Barbara Wilson

Shamrock Shuffle

The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this community block party, 5K run/walk, 10K run and the IKEA Leprechaun Lap for kids.  Register a team and bring a cheering squad to win prizes.  This annual event takes place on The Square @ Union Centre and the race route runs through the Union Centre area and into the neighborhoods of Beckett Ridge.

Touch A Truck

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A wonderful summer Friday afternoon for families as West Chester Township and other agencies show off the trucks and equipment that serve the community. Kids of all ages can see what it feels like to sit behind the wheel of these vehicles and learn about the people who operate them. 

Buckeye BBQ Fest

The Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty

The Rotary Club of West Chester/Liberty sponsors this event on The Square that brings together BBQ, the Blues and Brew for a great community celebration.

Food Truck Rally

The Union Centre Boulevard Merchant Association

Dozens of trendy gourmet food trucks set up shop for the day on The Square @ Union Centre. The event, offered on a Friday in August, draws crowds of employees from local businesses during the day and families and neighbors at night. Beer and bands add atmosphere to the Food Truck Rally.