August 25 | Perry Square
Our Beat Beethoven Street Fair, free concert and 5K is back!
Join us for a free Philharmonic concert, a street fair with vendors and food trucks, a 5K/1M Walk and more fun activities!
9am · Street fair opens
10am · 5K Race/1M Walk & full orchestra concert with Beethoven's 5th Symphony and other pops favorites
11:30am · Performance from McDowell High School Marching Band
Bring your lawn chair or favorite blanket and enjoy a perfect morning in the park!
Can you Beat Beethoven? Race against the orchestra as they perform Beethoven's 5th Symphony. With the piece lasting somewhere between 31-34 min. on average, participants step off the start line with the downbeat and aim to finish before the Maestro conducts the last note! Finish before the applause and receive a ticket voucher for a FREE concert ticket!
$20 early bird registration (deadline August 10)
2018 Food trucks
Cold Stone Creamery
Sticks and Bricks Wood Fired Pizza
Fat Boy Philly's
KONA Ice of Erie
The Erie Philharmonic presented a full free concert in the park
Beat Beethoven 5K
Nearly 250 runners tried to "Beat Beethoven" to receive a free Philharmonic concert ticket
McDowell Marching Band
Our audience was wowed by a full performance from the McDowell High School Marching band
We were delighted to feature nearly 30 local vendors and food trucks along with the Erie Playhouse Showstoppers