Summer Serenades Concerts with the Canton Symphony

Musicians reading music on stand

The popular concert series that combines the spontaneous sounds of nature and people enjoying a park with the orchestrated sounds of musicians runs June through Sept. this summer at Stark Parks locations and other township and city parks and local nature centers throughout Stark County.  The free concerts will feature small groups of musicians from the Canton Symphony Orchestra.  Everyone is invited to bring your favorite picnic food, games, and blanket or chair and enjoy the music and family friendly setting.  Music begins at 6:30 p.m.
Supported by the Mary Wendling Renkert Foundation, Arts in Stark, and Visit Canton.

What is Summer Serenades in the Park?

The series consists of one-hour performances in a casual program of light classics, pops, patriotic, and jazz and/or folk repertoire.  In the event of inclement weather, a concert will be cancelled. Please check for updates the day of at the Canton Symphony Orchestra Box Office at 330-452-2094.

2024 Schedule

June 20 | 6:30PM --  Small Ensemble | Stadium Park Garden Center Lawn (Canton)
1305 Stadium Park Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708

June 27 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center Amphitheater in Minerva
16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva, OH 44657

July 2 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Lawrence Twp. Park
5828 Manchester Ave NW, North Lawrence, OH 44666

July 13 | 6:30PM
MusiCall of the Wild Small Orchestra | Exploration Gateway Back Patio
Sippo Lake Park-North, 5712 12th St. NW, Canton, OH, 44708

Spend a blissful evening with live music and live animals! The concert will intertwine live wildlife along with the performance.  Concessions will also be available for purchase. In the event of inclement weather, this concert will be moved inside the Exploration Gateway, but spacing is limited to first come, first served.

July 18 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Quail Hollow Park Gazebo
13480 Congress Lake Ave NE, Hartville, OH 44632

July 25 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve (Secret Garden area)
11929 Beech St.  NE, Alliance, OH 44601

Aug. 8 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Fry Family Park Shelter
2533 Farber St. SE, Magnolia, OH 44643

Aug. 22 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | North Canton Civic Center Park
845 W. Maple St., North Canton, OH 44720

Aug. 29 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Beach City Community Park
225 3rd Ave. SW, Beach City, OH 44608

Sept. 5 | 6:30PM -- Small Ensemble | Plain Twp. Amphitheater
2600 Easton St. NE, Canton, OH 44721

Did you attend a Summer Serenade in 2024?  Please take a few minutes to answer 8 quick questions about the series and performance.