Lancaster Liederkranz Sommerfest

06/10/2022 to 06/11/2022

Gather under the tents for the areas only authentic German Sommer Festival. In early to mid-June, you can participate in the celebration of German culture, music and food. The Lancaster Liederkranz has been striving to preserve the cultures and festivals of Germany in the South Central Pennsylvania area. The festival is open to the public …

Saltsburg Canal Days

06/03/2022 to 06/05/2022

The annual Saltsburg Canal Days started in 1981 as an act of preservation.  As the story goes, a local organization wished to salvage a tract of the old canal which ran through town.  It had been filled in by railroad companies and had since been sold back to the town.  The fear was that the …

Mammoth Fest


One of the best markers of a festival’s style is the amount that it charges for art booths.  Consider that some festivals charge in the thousands for a three-day weekend.  Now consider that Mammoth Fest charges a couple dollars.  This hidden gem of a festival may not be the flashiest and that’s perfectly fine.  What …

Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

06/10/2022 to 06/12/2022

The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival is one part auto show, one part enthusiast’s ball, and three parts fun.  This festival is brand new as of 2011 and shows impressive staying power.  With no great surprise either.  Bantam Jeep lovers go crazy for their unique autos.  It is only natural that this joy and appreciation for …

Thunder in the Valley

06/23/2022 to 06/26/2022

The 4th week in June, Thunder rumbles over the Johnstown valley.  Since 1998, Johnstown has hosted the Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally. The city of Johnstown is the hub of activity, but events occur throughout the Johnstown region. In addition to the tour routes around the scenic Johnstown area, vendors will be found lining …

Jubilee Day ™


Jubilee Day ™, in Mechanicsburg, PA, is the largest one-day street fair in the eastern United States!  The fair originated in 1923 as an agricultural and merchants ‘thank you’ for the support of the community.  Currently, the fair is attended by approximately 60,000 people who roam main street in Mechanicsburg during the festival hours (mid-morning …

Historic Old Annville Day


The roots of Historic Old Annville Day go back to the turn of the twentieth century when the entire town would pack a picnic, hitch a trolley, and celebrate “Annville Day” at Hershey Park.  Over time that tradition fell to the wayside but in 1989 Friends of Old Annville, a local nonprofit group, revised the …

Kutztown Folk Festival

10/13/2021 to 10/25/2021

When you think of the Berks County region and the Pennsylvania-German heritage, you can imagine hex signs, PA Dutch quilts and fantastic food!  Over 100 thousand visitors attend the festival each year. A quilt barn stocks over 2,500 quilts that are available for display and purchase.  Quilting demonstrations show the details of all the work …

Carlisle Summerfair

06/25/2022 to 07/03/2022

Carlisle Summerfair is a multi-day event held in the Carlisle, PA area, originally designed to provide entertainment around the 4th of July, so that families could stay home and avoid travelling long distances.  The dates of the fair do vary, depending on what day of the week the 4th falls on, but in most cases …

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