OSWEGO – Following a successful Independence Day block party in downtown Oswego, Mayor Billy Barlow has announced that a second similar-style block party will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, August 5. The block party theme will be a wild west country theme, featuring live music by Dave Wolever with DirtRoad Rucks headlining.
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 traveling characters, craft vendors and 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” , said Mayor Barlow. “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.