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Butler Italian Festival

08/27/2021 to 08/29/2021

The 4th Annual Butler Italian Festival will be held the weekend of Friday August 28th – Sunday August 30th, 2020 on the streets and sidewalks of Main Street in Downtown Butler, PA.For 3 Days in Late Summer in Butler, it’s all-Italian-all-the-time! Expect lots of music and food, games and activities for the kids, more food …

Butler Carved in Ice - Cancelled


Join us as we host the COOLEST event this winter! Watch as DiMartino Ice Company creates Ice Sculpture works of art right before your eyes! The Chili-Cook-off will again be at The Art Center where local restaurants and organizations will compete to win the coveted Chili Bowl trophy, voted on by all who attend and sample …

Cruise-a-Palooza Car Show


Join us for the grand daddy of all car-themed paloozas. Showing off hotrods, winners receive plaques. There is live entertainment through the day including a DJ, and Country Ho Down. Don’t miss the 50/50 raffle anc Chinese Auction. There’s a large fireworks display at dusk!

Butler Fall Festival


The Butler fall Festival is a family oriented festival featuring regional crafters, children’s activities, food vendors and entertainment. There is also a Classic Car Show sponsored by the Rodfathers. The entire festival is free and held on Main St., downtown Butler from Diamond Park to Brady Street.

Kids Day America

Perhaps the surest way to describe Kids Day America is as being eclectic. This mosh-posh of various activities runs the gambit from crime prevention and public safety to livestock, to target shooting, and classic cars. But these events and exhibits are always lively and engaging. They’re also hands on; which conveniently points to the target …

January Ice Jam

01/10/2020 to 01/11/2020

Break the winter blues with the annual January Ice Jam.  This festival is an absolute must for all bluegrass fans.  Seemingly every bluegrass band from the tri-state area shows up for Ice Jam.  Over a three day period, Ice Jam plays nonstop, with different bands taking the stage nearly every half hour.  Whether you enjoy …

Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

06/07/2019 to 06/09/2019

The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival is one part auto show, one part enthusiast’s ball, and three parts fun.  This festival is brand new as of 2011 and shows impressive staying power.  With no great surprise either.  Bantam Jeep lovers go crazy for their unique autos.  It is only natural that this joy and appreciation for …

The Butler Brewfest

Editors Note:  It looks like (for 2013) the Brewfest has been cancelled.  Check back next year! The Butler Brewfest is new as of 2010 and in its short but illustrious tenure it has racked up an impressive level of notoriety and jollity.  That suds are poured from an increasingly vast collection of guests breweries makes …

Ring in the Arts

Downtown Butler comes alive with Ring in the Arts, the annual New Years Eve celebration.  This festival combines regional and local art with the celebratory mood of New Year’s Eve.  Complimentary hats and noisemakers are sure to liven the celebratory mood.  Don’t miss the champagne toast at midnight! This event is a family affair that …