City of Auburn, NY

07/14/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/14/2019 18:58

City Parks Dept. Announces 2019 Summer Events Calendar

Upcoming events...

Every Saturday, through October 26, 9 am-2 pm

NEW weekly event: 'Saturday Market' at the Equal Rights Heritage Center (ERHC), 25 South St., featuring live music, kid's activities, produce & plants, artisans, food & beverage vendors.

Monday, July 15, 6:30 pm at St. Francis Park, Music: Jam Theory; Movie: The Lego Movie 2

Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Dunes & the Del-Tunes; Movie: Christopher Robin

Wednesday, July 17, 6-9 pm 'Movin' On Up' party on the rooftop of the Downtown Parking Garage, Music: My So Called Band Food & beverages for sale

Thursday, July 18, 9 am-10 am at Casey Park Recreation Center

MGR Youth Theater performance of 'Look Up: Tales of the Sky'

Thursday, July 18, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Blindsight

Friday, July 19, 7:30-10 pm at the ERHC, 25 South St. A Day in Dance Gala, a production of Sean McLeod and the New York Institute of Dance and Education

Saturday, July 20, 9 am-2 pm

'Saturday Market' at the Equal Rights Heritage Center (ERHC), 25 South St., featuring live music, kid's activities, produce & plants, artisans, food & beverage vendors. This Saturday beginning at 1 pm is also the Strawberry Stroll for Harriet Tubman

Tuesday, July 23, 5:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Perform4Purpose, followed by the Joe Whiting Band; Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet. This event is sponsored by S.A.M.E.

Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 pm at Clifford Park, Music: Bad JuJu; Movie: Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Thursday, July 25, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Nuclear Ukulele. This event is sponsored by Auburn Beautification Commission.

Monday, July 29, 2:30-3:30 pm at Hoopes Park MGR Youth Performance of 'Look Up: Tales of the Sky'

Monday, July 29, 6:30 pm 'Peace, Love & Permaculture' at Miles/Lepak Park, Music: Jam Factor; Movie: Deep

Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Tink Bennett & Tailor Made; Movie: A Dog's Way Home

Wednesday, July 31, 6:30 pm at NYS ERHC, Music: Generation Gap; Movie: Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Thursday, Aug 1, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Mo & the Soul Show

Tuesday, Aug 6, 6:30 pm Auburn Police Department's National Night Out at Hoopes Park, Music: Funky Blu Roots; Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3. Music and movie sponsored by Cayuga Centers.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 6:30 pm at Clifford Park, Music: Beale Street Rockers; Movie: How to Train Your Dragon

Thursday, August 8, Noon-1 pm at Clifford Park MGR Youth Performance of 'Look Up: Tales of the Sky'

Thursday, Aug 8, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Dirty Blanket

Friday, August 9, 7-10 pm Music on the Mall/Founders Day Kick-off at State Street Downtown, Music: Ener-G R&B Showband

Saturday, August 10 Founder's Day in Downtown, 10 am-4 pm featuring FLAACA car show; Music: Dave Novak & the Party Nuts from 12-1:30 pm & Cruise Control from 2-4 pm; Unity House Art Flaire on Exchange Street from 10 am-4 pm

Monday, August 12 Casey Park Kids Night at the Playground Pavilion behind the Elementary School (rain location: Recreation Center). Jeff the Magic Man show 5:30-6:30 pm; Balloon Artistry 6:30-7:30 pm; Music: Perform4Purpose 7-8:30 pm; Movie: Incredibles 2; plus vendors, activity tables, food, and kids yoga led by Sunshine Daydream.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Johnny Rage Band; Movie: The House With a Clock in Its Walls

Wednesday, Aug 14, 6:30 pm at NYS ERHC, 25 South St., Music: Bad Mama's Blues Band; Movie: Home

Thursday, Aug 15, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Red Spider

Tuesday, Aug 20, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Old Rope Factory: Movie: Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom

Wednesday, Aug 21, 6:30 pm at Clifford Park, Music: Diana Jacobs Band with Next Level Horns; Movie: Mary Poppins Returns

Thursday, Aug 22, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Infrared Radiation Orchestra

Monday, Aug 26, 6:30 pm at Lincoln Playground, Music: Irv Lyons Jr. & The Light; Movie: Small Foot

Tuesday, Aug 27, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Magical Mystery Tour; Movie: Dumbo. This event is sponsored by Upstate Medical University.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 6:30 pm at NYS ERHC, 25 South St., Music: Sirsy; Movie: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Thursday, Aug 29, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Woodstone

Friday, September 6, 7-10 pm Music on the Mall, State Street Downtown, Music: Mere Mortals This event is sponsored by Upstate Medical University

Saturday, September 7 TomatoFest Downtown. Music, Vendors and Activities all day.


* Please note bands and movies are subject to change; all movies begin immediately following the concerts; all City parks events are free with the exception of Doubledays games and the August 10th Edgar Winter Band Concert at Falcon Park; for more information or to check on weather cancellations please visit www.auburnny.govor check @AuburnNYparkson Facebook or Twitter @_cityofauburn; Auburn BID assists with downtown events.

Thank you to our 'Whole Doggone' Summer' Music and Movie sponsors: The Citizen; Classic Hits 99.3FM; CFCU Community Credit Union; Loretto; Moe's Southwest Grille; Nascentia Health; Upstate University Hospital; Auburn Doubledays Baseball; Auburn Downtown BID.


Interested in becoming a sponsor of a City parks event? Contact Kim Bauso by phone at 315-255-4737 or email [email protected].gov

The Casey Park Pool will be open June 22 through August 24, 2019!

The Casey Park Pool is operated by the City in partnership with the YMCA and is located at the Casey Park Recreation Center, 150 N Division Street. Free Open Family Swim for City residents and Y members.

Previous 2019 Summer Concerts, Movies and Events...

Saturday, June 29, 9 am - 2 pm at the Equal Rights Heritage Center (ERHC), 25 South St, Music: CC Ryder 9 am - 11 am; and, Diana Jacobs Band 11 am - 2 pm. #AuburnNYPride2019 rally at Noon.

Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Mark Doyle & the Maniacs; Movie: Sherlock Gnomes. This event is sponsored by Unity House of Cayuga County.

Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 pm at Hoopes Park, Music: Mark Doyle & the Maniacs; Movie: Sherlock Gnomes. This event is sponsored by Unity House of Cayuga County.

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 pm at Clifford Park, Music: The Budd Zunga Band; Movie: The Little Mermaid

Thursday, July 11, 6:30 pm at Market Street Park, Music: Inside Job

Friday, July 12, 7-10 pm Music on the Mall, State Street Downtown, Music: Fritz's Polka Band

Saturday, July 13, 5-10 pm at the ERHC, 25 South St. Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival a production of Sean McLeod and the New York Institute of Dance and Education

For Immediate Release June 13, 2019


More concerts and movies will be brought to more parks throughout the City of Auburn this summer thanks to more sponsors of the 2019 City of Auburn's Parks & Recreation Summer Events!

Residents of Auburn should be on the look-out for the 2019 Summer Event Calendar that will be mailed to each household this week as an insert to the July 1 Streamline Recycling Calendar.

'We all value the quality of life that we have in Auburn and summer events in our parks offer fun for all. This year we have programmed more music and movies thanks to generous contributions from sponsors. We will have events at parks this summer throughout the City and hope that our residents will take advantage of all the summer fun', stated Mayor Michael D. Quill.

Things kick-off for the summer with the annual Sizzlin' Summer Kick-off Party that will be held Downtown on Saturday, June 22, 2019 featuring a Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition, live music and vendors.

The popular Tuesday night music and movie series returns to Hoopes Park and Thursday nights the Market Street Park downtown will host live music. To spread the series of summer events throughout the City, music and movies will be shown on various dates at Clifford Park (Y-field); Casey Park; Lincoln Playground; St. Frances Playground; Miles/Lepak Park aka the Permaculture Park; the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center; and the top floor of the downtown parking garage!

The downtown 'Music on the Mall' series returns bringing live music to State Street on four Friday nights; the 4th annual Harriet Tubman Freedom Music Festival a production of Sean McLeod and the New York Institute of Dance and Education is July 13th; Founders Day and the FLAACA car show returns downtown on August 10th, new this year will be an evening concert at Falcon Park; and, TomatoFest returns on September 7th.

Another NEW weekly downtown event, the 'Saturday Market' at the Equal Rights Heritage Center (ERHC), 25 South St., will be featuring live music, kid's activities, produce, artisans, food & beverage vendors. The Saturday Market will be held 9 am - 2 pm every Saturday through October 26th.

The Auburn Doubledays baseball season kicks-off with the home opener on Sunday, June 16th with the first pitch being thrown at 4 pm. Auburn residents are encouraged to look inside the new 2019 Summer Event Calendar Mailer for a coupon for 2 free General Admission Tickets to a game this summer.

The Casey Park Pool will be open June 22 through August 24, 2019! Operated by the City in partnership with the YMCA the pool is located at the Casey Park Recreation Center, 150 N Division Street. Free Open Family Swim for City residents and Y members. Check www.AuburnNY.gov/Casey for Open Swim Hours.
To check on weather cancellations of summer events please visit www.auburnny.gov or check @AuburnNYparks on Facebook or @_cityofauburn on Twitter.
For more information or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor of a City parks event contact Kim Bauso by phone at 315-255-4737 or email [email protected]

Thank you to our 'Whole Doggone' Summer' Music and Movie sponsors: The Citizen; Classic Hits 99.3FM; CFCU Community Credit Union; Loretto; Moe's Southwest Grille; Nascentia Health; Upstate University Hospital; Auburn Doubledays Baseball; Auburn Downtown BID.