BY KELLY KRUSE
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 21 and plan to spend your day downtown for the 17th Annual Party on the Pavement street festival presented by the Downtown Racine Corporation. With over 12 blocks filled with live music, incredible food and drinks, street performances, shopping, games and rides, there is something for the whole family. The day’s festivities kick off at noon and run until 7 p.m. Admission to the Party on the Pavement grounds is free, which takes place throughout downtown on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street, and all of 6th Street from Lake Avenue to City Hall.
Whether you are a fan of blues, rock ’n roll, hip-hop or everything in between, this year’s diverse lineup has something for everyone. With three stages of live music throughout downtown, you will be dancing through the streets all day long.
Indulge in an array of international cuisine from the downtown restaurants and food vendors lining both 6th and Main streets. This is the perfect time to try something new with Spanish, Pakistani, Filipino, Italian, Korean, Thai, Japanese, Mexican, Irish, Jamaican and American cuisines available all day long. Stay tuned at racinedowntown.com/event/partyonthepavement for more information as the event approaches.
Kelly Kruse is the executive director of Downtown Racine Corp.