Tasting in the Wilds


Annual Tasting in the Wilds and Taste of the Arts Show – a wine, beer, food and arts festival – celebrating the tastes of the PA Wilds. Enjoy live music, “A Taste of the Arts” juried fine art show, food vendors, wine and beer tastings, and more. Taste of the Arts is being held in …

PA Great Outdoors Elk Expo

08/21/2021 to 08/22/2021

The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo is made possible through a partnership with the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau, the Keystone Country Elk Alliance and the Elk Country Visitor Center. After a 5-year hiatus, the expo is back and better than ever, just in time to mark the 100 year anniversary of the reintroduction of …

Ridgway Fireman’s Celebration

08/23/2021 to 08/28/2021

The Ridgway Fire Department hosts a week of revelry with carnival rides, live music and great food — including a special fireman’s dinner.  Fireworks and a pet parade also takes place during the week!

Elk County Historical Society Strawberry Festival


Come to the Ridgway Strawberry Festival and enjoy bowls full of strawberry shortcake, ice cream, whipped cream This is a fully-fledged strawberry event. with milk topping fresh Strawberries, chocolate dipped too. There are activities for the kids, including games, balloons, and face painting. We will be raffling off a strawberry themed picnic package and an angel throw.

Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous

04/25/2019 to 04/28/2019

According to the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, their festival is Mecca for chainsaw carvers.  Considering the growth and acclaim this festival has acquired over a relatively short period of time, the claim may not be all that boisterous.  Started in 1999 as a backyard gathering between two brothers, the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous has quickly grown into …