Autumn Leaf Festival

09/24/2022 to 10/02/2022

The Autumn Leaf Festival is an award winning nine day festival in October. It has dozens of different types of entertainment and activities for you to choose from. There are carnival rides and other amusement park options for kids, so this is a family event. Join the excitement on Friday night for Clarion Universities Homecoming football game! …

York Fair

07/22/2022 to 07/31/2022

Come and join us in September for Americas oldest fair! The York fair was first held in the year 1765 and it is just as fun and exciting now as it was then! The fair is held at the York fair grounds, with over 114,000 square feet of space there is something to do for …

The Smicksburg Applefest

09/17/2022 to 09/18/2022

The chill of winter is in the air and at the Smicksburg Applefest, and the weather is just right for light jackets and hot drinks, autumn-centered decorations and outdoor activities.  Accented with fun rides through the country, and a harvest fueled celebration of all things apple, the town of Smicksburg makes Applefest a community-wide event.  …

Bean Soup Festival and Fair

09/12/2022 to 09/17/2022

  Join us for the Bean Soup Festival in McClure, PA.  This festival offers a wide variety of activities and entertainment options. Many contests are available and prizes are awarded to winners of each contest. There is a pageant contest for 7-20 year old girls.  A baking contest is available for anyone who wants to …

Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival

09/16/2022 to 09/18/2022

Bow hunting is a tradition as old as mankind, so it may be a bit ambitious to dub the Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival “the oldest gathering of bow hunters in the world”, but it may very well be the best. Held annually since 1957, this festival certainly earns points for authenticity and enthusiasm. This is the …

Pumpkinfest at Shady Brook Farm

09/09/2022 to 09/11/2022

Pumpkinfest at Shady Brook Farm is a great opportunity to share with the family the great rituals of autumn delights. Hayrides take families out to the fields where they can hand pick bulbous pumpkins.  This enriching and bonding experience is punctuated with  fun activities, neat attractions and plenty of homemade foods. The effect is one …

Moon Dancer Folk Festival


“Wine, music, food” or so the ancient mantra goes.  It may be a simple notion, but at the Moon Dancer Folk Festival it is tirelessly effective.  Life unfettered means joy in simplicity and the notion of a Moon Dancer evokes that very mood.  It is as if to say that all what is needed in …

Hanover Chili Cookoff


The Hanover Chili Cook Off has become a staple for family entertainment, chili tasting and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championships. The day’s events include three local bands, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and many, MANY varieties of chili, along with many supporting vendors. Not …

Flax Scutching Festival

09/17/2022 to 09/18/2022

On the second weekend in the beautiful Ligonier Valley, the Flax Scutching Festival spans a weekend in Stahlstown, Westmoreland County.  Over 100 years ago, it was suggested that a gathering should be held in the center of town.  The main attraction would be the scutching of flax and making of linen – an age old …

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