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Sunsets on South Main (SOMA) Happy Hour Series is Back for Another Summer!

WILKES-BARRE, PA - The Diamond City Partnership (DCP) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of the Sunsets on SOMA Happy Hour Series, set to ignite the streets of Wilkes-Barre with music, and community spirit. Launching on Thursday, May 16th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the vibrant Midtown Village located at 41 S. Main Street, this year’s series promises to be better than ever before.

A beloved staple of Wilkes-Barre’s summer scene, the Sunsets on SOMA Happy Hour Series has consistently drawn friendly faces year after year, and this season is no exception. With live music performances, adult beverages available for purchase from Susquehanna Brewing Company and Boozy B’s, engaging activities like cornhole, and ample outdoor seating to soak in the atmosphere, attendees are in for a fun, summer evening in our center-city.

Spanning from May through September, the Sunsets on SOMA series will take place at Midtown Village on the third Thursday of each month, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. The lineup for this season promises a diverse range of musical talents, ensuring there’s something to suit every taste:

  • May 16 – Triple Fret
  • June 20 – The Music Room
  • July 18 – Room 206
  • August 15 – Stay tuned
  • September 19 – Joe Burke & Co.

Shelby Monk, Marketing and Event Coordinator at DCP, extends a warm invitation to the entire community: “Join us in the heart of downtown for this electrifying concert and happy hour series, and continue the festivities with a delightful dinner in our international dining district. Sunsets on SOMA is a cornerstone of our ‘Downtown Rebound’ initiative, designed to inject life, vitality, and vibrancy back into our center city while supporting our local restaurant and retail businesses.”

DCP expresses heartfelt gratitude to Geisinger, the Presenting Sponsor of this series, as well as to The Luzerne County Visitor’s Bureau, Susquehanna Brewing Company, and Fidelity Bank for their invaluable support.

For more information about our upcoming events, please visit our website Or get social with us:

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Diamond City Partnership (DCP) is Wilkes-Barre’s nonprofit downtown management organization, serving as the caretaker of our community’s vision for Downtown Wilkes-Barre. DCP also manages the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Improvement District (DWBBID), which provides supplementary cleaning and security services to the properties and businesses of Downtown Wilkes-Barre. Visit us online at