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 August this summer at Stark Parks locations and other township and city parks 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.

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.  Any changes will be announced at least 4 hours in advance of the event.  

2023 Schedule

June 8 | 6:30PM —  String Quartet |  Picnic Shelter at Fry Family Park
2533 Farber St. SE, Magnolia, 4464

June 13 | 6:30PM — Woodwind Quintet | Stadium Park in Massillon
301 19th St SE, Massillon, OH 44646

June 22 | 6:30PM — String Quartet | Metzger Park in Louisville
1420 S Nickelplate St, Louisville, OH 44641

June 29 | 6:30PM — Brass Quintet | Minerva Municipal Park
Located adjacent to Minerva High School, 501 Almeda Ave.

July 13 | 6:30PM — String Quartet | The Wilderness Center
9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, OH 44689

July 20 | 6:30PM — Woodwind Quintet | Deer Creek Reservoir
14514 Price St. NE, Alliance, OH, 44601

July 29 | 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.

Aug. 10 | 6:30PM — String Quartet | Quail Hollow Park
13480 Congress Lake Ave NE, Hartville, OH 44632

Aug. 17 | 6:30PM — Brass Quintet | Canton Twp. area
Check back later for specific location information.

Aug. 24 | 6:30PM — String Quartet | St. Helena Heritage Park
123 Tuscarawas St NW, Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Aug. 31 | 6:30PM — Brass Quintet | Stadium Park (Canton)
1305 Stadium Park Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708