Mayor Barlow announces second downtown block party on August 5 – Oswego County Today

Mayor Billy Barlow

OSWEGO – Following a very successful Independence Day block party in downtown Oswego, Mayor Billy Barlow has announced that a second similar-style block party will be held Friday, August 5 from 5 p.m. 10 p.m.

The theme for the block party will be a country wild west theme, featuring live music by Dave Wolever headlining DirtRoad Rucks.

Additional family-friendly activities will include a zipline for children and teens, a live motorcycle stunt show, a mechanical bull and local business Ax Chuckers will be on hand, along with our traveling characters, craft vendors and our food vendors.

“The 2022 Independence Day Block Party was a huge success, drawing large crowds downtown to enjoy live music, lots of kids’ activities and supporting our downtown small businesses” , Barlow said. “Our second Block Party will feature even more fun activities, awesome music and plenty of dining options during the event.”

The August Downtown Block Party kicks off a busy weekend in Oswego as Mayor Barlow recently announced a ‘Family Fun Days’ weekend in Breitbeck Park with several different activities for young children and families .

The city also plans to hold a third downtown block party on Friday, September 2.

Poster provided by Mayor Barlow’s office.

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David H. Henry