2023 Painesville Party in the Park Info

It's the biggest party of the year and Ohio's largest free outdoor music festival! Three days of continuous live music from 12 noon to 12 midnight plus entertainment for the kids, good food and cold beverages. Join the Painesville Community Improvement Corporation (PCIC) for the annual Painesville Party in the Park, July 14-16. 


Band Schedule

For band descriptions and more info, visit http://www.painesvilleimprovement.com/party-in-the-park/schedule

Friday, July 14
12:00 p.m.     Larry Insana (acoustic)
1:00 p.m.       Steve Madewell (acoustic)
2:00 p.m.       Mitchell Larson (acoustic)
3:15 p.m.       Alex Bevan & Friends (folk rock)
4:45 p.m.       Nick Walter Band (beach country)
6:30 p.m.       Audiophile (rock & roll)
8:00 p.m.       Billy Morris & the Sunset Strip (80s Rock)
10:00 p.m.     Grupo Fuego (latino) 

Saturday, July 15
12:00 p.m.      Railshakers (americana alt-country)
1:15 p.m.        New Soft Shoe (gram parsons sound)
2:30 p.m.        Justo Saborit & Latin Soul (latin jazz)
4:14 p.m.        Country Redford (country)
6:00 p.m.        The Ladies Night (90s & 00s pop divas)
8:00 p.m.         Guy Snowden & the Citizens (british rock)
10:00 p.m.       Led Zeppelin Revival (rock)

Sunday, July 16
8:30 a.m.      worship music
10:00 a.m.    worship music
12:00 p.m.    The Casuals (polka)
1:30 p.m.      Lords of the Highway (rock-a-billy)
3:00 p.m.      Kristine Jackson Band (blues)
4:30 p.m.      Trailer Park Ninjas (pop & hip hop)
6:00 p.m.      Follow the Sun (upbeat party)
8:00 p.m.      Michael Weber Show (high energy rock)
10:00 p.m.    In the Heartland (michael stanley tribute)


Kids Activities 

Party in the Park's Kids Fun Zone and Community Stage will keep the kiddos entertained with kid-friendly acts, inflatables, obstacle course, face painting and more! The Kids Zone is open from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14 and 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16. 


Friday, July 14

4:30-5:30 p.m.     Fractured Fairy Tales (puppet act)
5:30-6:30 p.m.     Jungle Bob (animal show)
6:30-7:30 p.m.     Swifty the Clown (clown show) 


Saturday, July 15
12:00-1:00 p.m.   Swifty the Clown (clown show)
1:30-2:30 p.m.     Gentleman Joe Show (circus acts)
3:00-4:00 p.m.     Bill Gang Magic Show (magic act)
4:00-7:00 p.m.     Kids Face Painting (craft tent)
4:30-5:30 p.m.     Fractured Fairy Tales (puppet act)
6:00-7:00 p.m.     Magic Bob Show (magic act)
Sunday, July 16
12:00-1:00 p.m.    Fractured Fairy Tales (puppet act)
1:30-2:30 p.m.      Mr. Zap's Thrill Show (variety show)
3:00-4:00 p.m.     Balloon Twisting Fun (balloons)
4:00-7:30 p.m.     Glitter Tattoos (craft tent)
4:30-5:30 p.m.     Magic Bob Show (magic act)
6:00-7:00 p.m.     Major Scales Juggling Show (juggling) 



Photos courtesy of Painesville Community Improvement Corporation 


Road Closure & Parking

N and S Park Place will close to all traffic starting Thursday, July 13 at 12 noon and will remain closed through the early morning hours of Monday, July 17. All street parking around the Square will be closed starting Wednesday, July 12 at 5:00 p.m.


Free parking for Party in the Park is available in four main areas: Job & Family Service lot off Main Street, the S St. Clair Street lot, the E Washington Street lot (former hospital site), and the Sterling lot off Sterling Avenue. Street parking and private lots will also be available. Please be aware of the increase in foot traffic in the downtown area and watch for pedestrians.


Rules & Guidelines

  • No pets, no dogs (except service dogs). We love our furry friends but this event is too crowded for pet and pedestrian safety 
  • No outside food or beverages. Support our local vendors! All beer tent sales go back to PCIC to support next year's event
  • If standing is not your jam, bring your own chair for the Main Stage area. Some seating is available but limited.
  • This event is rain or shine, they keep playing! Exception would be for extreme weather (lightning storm, tornado, etc.)