West Reading’s Art on the Avenue

06/15/2019

The West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation is proud to present the nineteenth annual Art on the Avenue. The community’s premier family festival features fine arts and crafts made by local juried artists. Each year thousands of people are drawn to Penn Avenue, West Reading as the event continues to grow. Located in the Greater Reading …

Kutztown Kruizz

07/27/2019

Are you a car lover?  Then Kutztown Kruizz is the festival for you. This antique and new car show has so much to offer the entire family. The evening offers over 400 cars to see, live music, and food! Have a car of your own you want to show off?  Bring it!  All cars are welcome. This is a …

Chile Pepper Food Festival

09/06/2019 to 09/07/2019

Bill Delong Memorial Park in Bowers, PA is home to the Chile Pepper Food Festival, held on the the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day. The festival offers plenty of opportunities to taste, sample and purchase all kinds of chile peppers. Think you can eat the most chile peppers?  Then participate in the chile pepper …

Kutztown Folk Festival

06/29/2019 to 07/07/2019

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 …

Berks Jazz Fest

04/05/2019 to 04/14/2019

The Berks Jazz Fest occurs every year at various locations in Reading and around Berks County.  The festival, which covers 10 days originated in 1990 and was sponsored by VF Outlet (also now the current festival sponsor). For more information, the website is the best reference.  However, the Berks Arts Council phone number is 610-898-1930. Over …

Apple Dumpling Festival

05/26/2020 to 05/30/2020

Staring at it’s inception in 1954, the annual Apple Dumpling Festival has held strong as a Berks County tradition.  Fun rides, pie eating contests, watermelon seed spitting, and great food all make fore a nice local festival.  Great are the apple dumplings. Served hot or cold; with or with out ice cream, these homemade treats …

Lyons Fiddle Festival

09/15/2019

In mid to late September, young and old fiddles get inspired to come out and jam at the Lyon’s Fiddle Festival. In 1983, with a borrow hay wagon, the first festival attracted approximately 1,200 attendees. The festival was not held in 2006, but many people showed up and jammed anyway – persuading the continuation of …