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Outdoor Concerts Around the Main Line

Live music just sounds better in the open air. All season long, these outdoor concerts strike a high note in your family's calendar.

A balmy summer afternoon or evening can only be improved by live music, toes in the grass, favorite snacks in hand, and friends and family nearby to share in the experience. This summer keep your dance card filled with family-friendly outdoor concerts and performances.

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

The Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr

The view from the Bryn Mawr Gazebo during Twilight Concerts

This outdoor concert series begins in the last weekend in May and runs through August with shows on the weekends. Most shows are on Saturdays and open at 6 pm, with showtimes at 7 pm. See the full schedule for dates and ticket information. All ages are welcome and kids 12 and younger are free (for most shows).

Delaware County Rose Tree Summer Festival

Rose Tree Park, 1671 N. Providence Road, Media

The amphitheater at the Rose Tree Summer Festival

Free concerts in Rose Tree Park’s scenic outdoor amphitheater have been a popular Delco tradition for more than four decades! Take in top-notch entertainment of all kinds, from Classical to Cajun, Motown to Broadway, Doo Wop to Rock & Pop, tribute shows and everything in between. Showtimes is 7:30 pm on Wednesday through Sunday evenings, unless otherwise noted. The Rose Tree Summer Festival schedule runs from mid-June through mid-August, 2022. This is a smoke-free and alcohol-free venue.

Eagleview Town Center Summer Events

565 Wellington Square, Exton

Summer movie nights at Eagleview Town Center

Starting in June, Eagleview Town Center is bringing you a summer filled with evening concerts, movies, and a night market. Movies are on Mondays and concerts are on Tuesdays. See the summer events schedule for showtimes and details.

Live Music @King of Prussia Town Center

155 Village Drive, Suite 100, King of Prussia

Enjoy music and other family fun on Thursdays from 6 – 8 pm at the Town Center (in front of Davio’s). The outdoor concert series schedule runs from May until October, 2022.

Music at Marshall – Marshall Square Park Picnic Concerts

Marshall Square Park Gazebo, 200 Marshall Street, West Chester

The Music at Marshall series continues this year with a concert each month in June, July and August, 2022. Check their Facebook page for specific dates. Food trucks arrive at 5 pm and performances begin at 6:30 pm. Admission is free.

Narberth First Fridays

Narberth Borough, 5 – 9 pm

Head to downtown Narberth for their First Friday events that include beer tastings and live music, plus shop the stores that stay open late. And don’t forget to make a dinner reservation at one of Narberth’s restaurants.

Bluegrass & Blueberries

Peddler’s Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope

Bluegrass players at Peddler’s Village in New Hope

This summer, Peddler’s Village will be hosting a month-long celebration of bluegrass and blueberries in July! Stroll the Village while you enjoy live bluegrass and country music, and family activities. Then savor blueberry food and drink specials at our restaurants and eateries. This outdoor concert and blueberry celebration happens every weekend in July.

Plymouth Township Performances In The Park

GPCC Park Amphitheater, 2903 Walton Road, Plymouth Meeting

Live music in the Greater Plymouth Community Center Park Amphitheater

The free, weekly summer performances at the GPCC Park Amphitheater alternate between movies and concerts. Performances take place from mid-June until the first week in August. There will be popcorn, candy, and drinks available for purchase, as well as iced treats from The Kona Ice truck.

Suburban Square Summer Performances

Suburban Square, Anderson & Coulter Avenues, Ardmore

During the summer season, Suburban Square hosts a lineup of live, outdoor concerts and dance performances that happen on Saturdays and the occasional weekday. The series begins the last week in May and runs weekly through June and July. Check out the varied and dynamic lineup for the season! All performances are free and family-friendly.

Whitpain Township Summer Concert and Movie Series

Multiple Locations, Blue Bell

The Whitpain Township Parks & Recreation is hosting outdoor concerts and movies this summer season. Beginning in late May and running into September, the schedule rotates between drive-in style movie showings and outdoor concerts. Movies begin at dusk and are held at Mermaid Lake Park, with one showing at Montgomery County Community College. Concerts begin at 7 pm at the Gazebos at Wentz Run Park or Mermaid Lake Park. See the series webpage for schedule details.

Wilson Farm Park Summer Concert Series

Shire Pavillion, Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Wayne

The 2022 concert series is on for this summer! So catch the concerts on Thursday evenings in June and July at the Shire Pavilion, starting at 7:00 pm. There will also be a concert on Thursday, September 1. What’s more, Kona Ice will be available to enjoy throughout the Summer Concert Series! Find the full lineup on their website. All concerts are free to the public.

Lead photograph courtesy of Music at Marshall – The Marshall Square Park Picnic Concerts.

Updated by Beth Gilbert-Crowell in May 2022. Karen Barbuscia contributed to the original version of this article.

Content Director, Main Line Parent & Philadelphia Family. Email me at pamela@familyfocus.org

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