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Don't miss our BIGGEST, BRIGHTEST & BEST Summerfest ever as we celebrate 15 years at Booth Amphitheatre!

Before you know it, summer will be here. Enjoy all of the family fun these performances have to offer, including great music, contests, instrument zoos, picnics and more! Join the state’s premier
orchestra for extraordinary concerts and turn your weekends into summer fun.

Plus, kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!
Click here for some helpful tips to commonly asked questions about Summerfest.

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SAT, MAY 23 | 7:30PM
Opening Night

Rhapsody in Blue & Dvořák's New World Symphony

SAT, MAY 30 | 7:30PM
Your Favorite Light Classics

SAT, JUNE 6 | 7:30PM
Totally 80's

FRI, JUNE 12 | 7:30PM
White Nights
Russian Festival I

SAT, JUNE 13 | 7:30PM
White Nights
Russian Festival II

FRI, JUNE 19 | 7:30PM
An Evening of Broadway

This evening's concert is sponsored by Deloitte

SAT, JUNE 20 | 7:30PM
Symphonic Wizardry featuring the Music of Harry Potter

SAT, JUNE 27 | 7:30PM
The Music of The Eagles

SAT, JULY 4 | 7:30PM

Independence Day

THUR, JULY 9 | 7:30PM
North Carolina Symphony presents
The Hot Sardines

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50,, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM

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