Downtown Arts Festival Scheduled For July 27

A new arts, music and cultural festival is being developed for this Summer and the organizers are seeking volunteer community organizations or individuals to perform at the event on Saturday,  July 27.

The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department and ScrantonMade are organizing the “Arts on the Square” festival slated for Courthouse Square on July 27 from noon to 8 PM.

The “Arts on the Square” committee is looking for performers and organizations to get involved.  There will be two stages available for various acts, but strolling performers are also encouraged to apply/participate.

The festival will also feature various vendors and local businesses, offering various food, drink or merchandise specials.

Festival applications can be downloaded at or by emailing [email protected].  The applications are due Saturday, June 1, and will be reviewed by the committee.  Applicants will be notified by Saturday, June 15.

For additional information or clarification, contact Maureen McGuigan, the County’s Deputy Director of Arts & Culture, at 570-963-6590, Ext. 102.

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