Ah, summer…the time of year to kick back and enjoy the great outdoors. One of the hottest summer “tickets” to appreciate being outside are the FREE summer outdoor concerts offered in Howard County. Whether you desire to gather for happy hour with friends, find affordable family fun, or unwind to music, there’s a local concert venue to favor as your new “hot spot.” So, grab a picnic blanket, some chairs and munchies and enjoy what outdoor summer concerts have to offer!
Turf Valley Town Center’s Summer Concert Series
Every Thursday from June 11 to Aug. 7 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Turf Valley Town Square~Ellicott City
Turf Valley Town Center’s main street-style features an inviting outdoor gathering area for summer concerts. This charming area has benches and an outdoor fireplace. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs to set up in this area. Visitors may walk the area and admire the center’s quaint shops and wonderful restaurants before and after the shows. Grill 620 will have patio drink specials during each concert, and Petite Cellars will offer tastings inside their store. Visit Turf Valley Town Center’s Facebook page for concert schedule and features on scheduled performers.
Presented by the Howard County Recreation and Parks Department
Every Wednesday from June 24-Aug. 12 at 7 p.m.
Centennial Park South Pavillion
Revel in the beauty of Centennial Park as you enjoy concerts performed lakeside from the park’s pavilion. The park offers ample space for families with kids to be able to move about and enjoy the calm, natural setting. Concessions are available for purchase and the location offers easy access to playground equipment and public restrooms. Enjoy a lakeside stroll before or after the show. Ample parking. For this season’s schedule visit Howard County Recreation and Park’s website page featuring Sunset Serenades Summer Concert Series.