Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to! Elizabethtown has got what you need for a memorable, bucket-list checking conclusion to the sunny season. Make memories to last a lifetime grooving to live music or exploring new horizons, here’s our list of things you need to have on your Summer 2023 Bucket List:

Though summer is coming to a close, the fun in Elizabethtown never stops! Don't forget to include us in your Summer 2023 Bucket List fun with #touretown! 

Back Home Restaurant

Enjoy the sunny season and all summer has to offer with a meal on the pavilion at Back Home Restaurant. You’ll feel right at home sipping on a sweet tea and enjoying an order of fried green tomatoes, or maybe you’d like to keep it fresh with the bleu cheese cranberry salad. Don’t forget to head upstairs to O’Neal’s for boutique stylings on your way out!

two women cheersing drinks on the back patio of back home

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Lawn Party at the Bandstand

Party it up at the free summer concert series at the Freeman Lake Park bandstand! The Lawn Party at the Bandstand will feature performers Matt McDougal and D. Boone Pittman August 9th at 6 PM. Alcoholic beverages and food will be available for purchase; all you need to bring is a lawn chair or blanket!

people gathered to watch the performance at lawn party at the bandstand

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Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Elizabethtown Walking Tour

The Charles W. Logsdon Historic Downtown Elizabethtown Walking Tour has been a local and visitor favorite event for years, which is why you need to add it to your bucket list! Explore the history of our beloved city and meet the colorful characters who strolled the streets of Etown past. Start your tour under the cannonball in the public square every Thursday until September 28th at 7 PM.

a person in period clothing speaking to participants of the historic walking tour

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Tavern in the Garden

The garden of the Brown-Pusey House comes to life every Thursday night with Tavern in the Garden! Invite your friends and enjoy a perfect summer night of live music, a cash bar, and relaxing summer evening made for the memory books. Stop by after the walking tour or hang out all night!

crowd sitting and gathered at tables at tavern in the garden

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Kayak at Freeman Lake

Get out on the water and try out kayaking on Freeman Lake! Head to the Freeman Lake Park office to rent a kayak for $10/hr and take in the sights from offshore. For more fun at Freeman Lake, check out our guide to exploring the park!

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