July 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm EDT
The Oil City Arts Council is pleased to present its annual Jolly July 3 rd Festival, set for Sunday July 3, 5 – 10pm in Justus Park, downtown Oil City. The family-friendly event provides a festive evening of food, music and fun for all ages along a spectacular view of the Allegheny River. This year’s activities include a kid’s magic show, balloon animals, caricature drawings and mechanical puppet demonstration. The evening also features food vendors, live music by Mostly Brass, a local favorite, and In Crowd, a seven-piece band hailing from the Jamestown, NY area. In Crowd is a party band with horns that plays a unique mix of popular hits from yesterday and today plus original music, infused with Rock n Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Latin Soul, and Funk. The evening is topped off with Fireworks by Pyrotecnico sponsored by the Oil City Firefighters Local 700. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Event specifics are as follows:
5:00 – 6:00 pm Live music by Mostly Brass
5:00 – 5:30 pm Kids’ Magic Show by Real Magic Steve with balloon animals afterward
5:00 – 9:00 pm Free Caricature drawings by John Manders
7:00 – 10:00 pm Live music by In Crowd
10:00 pm Fireworks by Pyrotecnico, sponsored by Oil City Firefighters Local 700
In addition, Greg Wilson will tour his mechanical puppets around the park, and food vendors will be present. Hand sanitizing stations will also be available. The musical performances and family entertainment for Jolly July 3rd are sponsored by the Oil City Arts Council, which will post event updates on its Facebook page. For further information, please visit www.oilcityartscouncil.org or contact (814) 678-3017.