Party on the Pavement, Racine« Back to Events
It’s a big party in the Belle City! Party on the Pavement is Racine’s biggest one-day festival, and it happens Saturday, September 21st from noon – 7pm in downtown Racine.
This 17th annual edition features things to see and do along more than 12 city blocks. There’s live music on three stages (Gendlin, Liverman & Rymer Stage in at Main & State, the Network Health Stage on Monument Square and the Indian Motorcycle of Racine Stage at 522 Sixth St.), see below for a full lineup of performers!
International cuisine can be enjoyed throughout Party on the Pavement – including Spanish, Filipino, Italian, Korean, Thai, Japanese, Mexican, Irish, Jamaican and American – available all day long. There’s also a car show, an arts/crafts show, the Touch a Truck equipment displays, BMX bike demonstrations, carnival rides and much more.
For the car show, check out the fully-functional KITT car from the “Knight Rider” television show! It will be featured at during the car show along Wisconsin Avenue between Fourth Street and Seventh Street during Party on the Pavement. It is believed to be the only KITT car with a fully operational computer system in North America.
Party on the Pavement favorite Touch-a-Truck is back this year. Large construction equipment, agricultural equipment, law enforcement vehicles and more will be located in the former Porter’s Lot on Sixth Street for everyone to touch, feel, and sit in or on.
You can also check out aerial arts performances will be held at the end of Sixth Street in front of Pepi’s Pub & Grill, create hands-on art projects from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Racine Art Museum, and see live glass blowing demonstrations at Hot Shop Glass (239 Wisconsin Avenue.)
Admission to the Party on the Pavement grounds is free! Party on the Pavement takes place throughout downtown on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street and all of 6th Street from Lake Avenue to City Hall.
Be sure to drop by the Real Racine booth (#118) on the west end of Sixth Street for FREE face painting, kids’ games with prizes and take your picture at our new Selfie Station!
The afterparty to Party on the Pavement will take place at The Brickhouse (316 Main Street) and bring you laser shows, beats, drinks, and treats throughout the night! Enjoy $5 Moscow Mules, $5 Double Tall Absolut Mixers, $3 Smirnoff Berry Bombs, and $25 White Claw Wildberry Fishbowls (and, you know, drink responsibly…)
Party on the Pavement Address:
It covers 12 blocks, but it’s centered on Monument Square, 534 Main Street
Racine, WI 53403