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Eliot Ness Fest
2023 Event Schedule

JULY 14-16, 2023

Event Schedule
Events and times may be subject to change please check the schedule for updates
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Join us and celebrate Eliot Ness, his “Untouchable” federal agents, law enforcement officials, and dedicated law enforcement and first responders everywhere. These groups exemplify the bravery and integrity that Coudersport hopes to evoke during our annual ENF weekend festivities. 

 

Friday - Prohibition Day

Eliot Ness Museum Tours  (Ticketed event, limited tickets)

Antique cars and trucks, displays and exhibits celebrating Law Enforcement, famed lawman Eliot Ness and exhibits of his archrival Al Capone.
Main Street  Tickets $15/person (25 tickets per tour)

  •   1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  •   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  •   3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Buy tickets at eliotnessmuseum.org

1 pm-4 pm | Prohibition Era Bus Tours

A colorful, fascinating guided bus tour of Prohibition sites
Cost: Donation to the Potter County Historical Society

Get tickets at the Historical Society

 

4pm -10pm | Vendors Open

ENF vendors open for business on the square

 

5 pm | Downtown Streets are closed to vehicle traffic

6pm - 6:30pm | Festival  Opens

Al Capone and the gangsters open the Festival on the main stage

 

6-10 pm | Rotary Club Beer Garden is Open for Business

Serving Beer and Frozen Cocktails and play small games of chance!

 

7pm -10pm | The Brass Machine Band

Friday night enjoy a unique blend of hip hop, funk, and R&B, all in an infectious and energetic brass-y package. Playing at the main stage!
www.thebrassmachine.com

Saturday - Untouchables Day 

Eliot Ness Museum Tours 
(Ticketed event, limited tickets)

Antique cars and trucks, displays and exhibits celebrating Law Enforcement, famed lawman Eliot Ness and exhibits of his archrival Al Capone.
Main Street  Tickets $15/person (25 tickets per tour)

  •   10:00 am - 11:00 am

  •   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  •   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 12pm ATF Unveiling Prohibition Era Artifact

Buy tickets at eliotnessmuseum.org

10 am-3 pm | Prohibition Era Bus Tours

A colorful, fascinating guided bus tour of Prohibition sites
Cost: Donation to the Potter County Historical Society

Get tickets at the Historical Society

12 - 3 pm  | Kid's Corner Open

Park United Methodist Church grounds, Third Street
Assorted games and activities

11am | ATF Awards Ceremony

(Downtown Stage Area)

12 - 1 pm | Unveiling of ATF Prohibition Era Artifact 
at the Eliot Ness Museum tour

Buy tickets for the 12pm tour at eliotnessmuseum.org

12:30 pm - 3pm | Sweet Revenge Pie Toss

Give Al Capone and all those gangsters some pie in the eye

Cost: 3 pies for $5

12:30 pm - 3pm | Dunk A Gangste

Clean up Al these gangsters in our dunk tank

Cost: 3 throws for $5

12pm - 2pm OGRE (Old Guys Rock Energetically)

Enjoy classic rock tunes and some surprises!

ENF Downtown Stage 

1pm - 3pm Untouchables Descendants Reception
& Eliot Ness Museum  (30
tickets)

The reception will offer a  Reception with actual "Untouchables" Descendants. Featuring Untouchable Joe Leeson's Grandson Scott Sroka, and his fellow Untouchables descendants.
Get tickets at eliotnessmuseum.org

12pm - 10pm | Rotary Club Speakeasy Open

Serving Beer and Frozen Cocktails with games of chance

 

3pm - 3:30 pm | Theatrical Performance:

Ness & Capone Meet Again! (wish surprise appearances by Frank Nitto,
Bugs Moran and other notables)

ENF Downtown Stage Area

 

4pm – 5:30pm | Eliot Ness Fest Parade and Costume Contest

Dress up as your favorite prohibition era character and join the parade!

Everyone is invited to join and eligible to win!

 

5:30pm - 6pm |  Theater on Main: Arrest of Al Capone

Your chance to get a photo-op of the Big guy! See him

sentenced to get a Pie in the Face and Dunk Tank on Sunday!

 

6 - 10pm | Buffalo Jazz & Swing Band
Enjoy a wide variety of musical styles, from the 1920's through present day.

www.buffaloswingband.com

Sunday - Redemption Day
Eliot Ness Museum Tours 

Ticketed event, limited tickets

Antique cars and trucks, displays and exhibits celebrating Law Enforcement, famed lawman Eliot Ness and exhibits of his archrival Al Capone.
Main Street  Tickets $15/person (25 tickets per tour)

  •  10:00 am - 11:00 am

  •  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  •  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Buy tickets at eliotnessmuseum.org

 

7 am -10 am | Hope In Motion 5K Walk and Run

​A Way Out supports victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Registration 7-8 

Run starts at 8-10

www.myawayout.org

 

11am-12pm | Eliot Ness Church Service

An ecumenical worship service at the Ness family’s church. All are welcome.

First Presbyterian Church 402 N Main Street

 

12pm-3pm | Prohibition Era Bus Tours

Get a guided bus tour of Coudersport’s Prohibition Sites
Cost: Donation to the Potter County Historical Society

Get Tickets at the Historical Society

 

12pm-3pm | ENF First Responder Appreciation Picnic

Enjoy food and drink at this publicc gathering, highlighting the hard work of police officers and first responders to make our community a safer place

 

12:30pm - 3pm | Sweet Revenge Pie Toss

Give Al Capone and all those gangsters some pie in the eye

Cost: 3 pies for $5

12:30pm - 3pm | Dunk a Gangster

Clean up all these gangsters in our dunk tank

Cost: 3 throws for $5

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