Parks Come Alive! returns to Melissa Penfield Park on July 13th!

(PLATTSBURGH- Wednesday June 21, 2023) - The Parks Come Alive! Event series is back on Thursday July 13th from 4:30-7:30PM at Melissa Penfield Park. The event will feature local food, drinks, music and activities for kids- all set in Plattsburgh’s city parks. 


Last summer, The City of Plattsburgh introduced Parks Come Alive!, a series of events that featured Plattsburgh’s local city parks and highlighted local food, drink, music and community organizations. The event saw over 1,000 people attend over three events and the City is excited to announce the return of the event in 2023.


On Thursday July 13th from 4:30-7:30PM, head to Melissa Penfield Park to listen to local  and beloved musicians, Will Pellerin and Josh West! Oval Craft Brewing Company will be hosting the event’s beer garden (21+). Tammy’s Food Truck, The Dogfather, High Peaks Brew and Mr. Ding a Ling will be serving food and there will be a limited number of $5 food vouchers available. Over 20 local organizations, such as Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Adirondack Helping Hands and Youth Advocate Programs will be at the event providing fun games and activities for kids.


August’s event will be held on Thursday August 10th. All events will run from 4:30PM to 7:30PM. Stay tuned for more information about the local food, drink and music featured at this summer’s event by visiting


This event wouldn’t be possible without Fidelis Care and is brought to you by Schluter Systems, Community Bank, Northern Insuring, Dannemora Federal Credit Union, Lakeshore Pediatric Dentistry, CVPH, and Lake Champlain Pools, Spas and Stoves.