Annual Events & Festivals

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2018-Keehner-Concert-logoEach 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.

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West Chester Concert Series

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.

2018 Concert Schedule

 Saturday, June 2  The Fillmore Philharmonic Brass Band
 Saturday, June 9  Southwestern Ohio Symphonic Band
 Saturday, June 16  Blue Stone Ivory
 Saturday, June 23  Miami University Steel Band
 Saturday, June 30  West Chester Symphony - Ice cream social 
 Saturday, July 7  Cincinnati Brass Band
 Saturday, July 14  P&G Big Band
 Saturday, July 21  RESCHEDULED to Sept. 8
 Saturday, July 28  Melodic Rhythms
 Saturday, August 4  Big Trouble Blues Band
 Saturday, August 11  CANCELED due to inclement weather
 Saturday, August 18  The J Carl Smith Project
 Saturday, August 25  No concert - Shakespeare in the Park
 Monday, September 3  West Chester Symphony 
 Saturday, September 8  Ronnie Williams & The American Graffiti Band


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 - March 17

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 - June 15

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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 - May 18-19

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 - August 10

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.