First Night State College

12/31/2022

State College holds the Annual First Night Festival on December 31 into January 1. This is a wonderful family, Alcohol free, full of fun event! With Hundreds of things to do, you will be busy from sunset to sunrise. Famous for its Ice Sculptures, the Festival is filled with amazing art pieces and booths to …

Taste Of The Alleghenies

03/12/2022

Taste of the Alleghenies is a food show highlighted with demonstrations, seminars and exhibitors over a jam-packed weekend.  This show is busy, if only for the intense interest sparked in the region.  For weeks and even months leading up to this most fabled weekend of culinary crafting, a seemingly endless barrage of media plugs and …

Christmas in the Barn

10/15/2022 to 10/16/2022

Christmas is never far off so get a start early (October early) with Christmas In The Barn. With an eye on the holidays Christmas In The Barn connects patrons to vendors long before Black Friday and with an intimate feel it will energize your spirits, not drain them! Pick up local homemade foods and goodies …

Christkindl Market

12/08/2022 to 12/10/2022

Mifflinburg’s version of an authentic Christmas Market, inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl Markt, or Christ Child Market, is a festive event prepared by various churches, organizations, schools, and residents.  For three days, in the second week of December, Mifflinburg’s Market Street, with its many churches, is lined with festive outdoor huts featuring unique handmade …

Blueberries & Bluegrass

07/16/2022

The popular Blueberries & Bluegrass Festival takes place on the third Friday of July.  It is located in the Community Park. Each year features a Bluegrass concert, all kinds of  food (not just blueberry – they’ve got some lunch and dinner staples as well) and everything blueberry you can imagine.  Don’t forget Sally Miller’s famous “blueberry whoopee …

People’s Choice Festival

07/14/2022 to 07/17/2022

In its unadulterated intimacy, People’s Choice Festival is possibly one of the most tranquil and genuine art festivals around.  Held at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, this quaint yet expansive festival is literally wrapped in a cocoon of art vendors, and then blanketed in towering green mountains.  People’s Choice started in 1993 as a …

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas

12/09/2022 to 12/10/2022

There are a lot of events at Bellefonte’s Victorian Christmas, such as concerts, dinners, tours and shows.  Like all festivals, these events take place at specific places and times – for being a small town, Bellefonte is surprisingly vast and adult oriented activities may actually take place in the evening.  Many of the events require …

Lewistown Festival of Ice

12/01/2022 to 12/02/2022

Every year, the community of Lewistown plunges into the annual Lewistown Festival of Ice with polar spirit.  Townsfolk and local businesses get into the festivities by hosting “ice parties” and sponsoring sculptures all their own while activities abound.  Meanwhile, amazing ice sculptures – the stars of the show – line sidewalks, camp in plazas, and …

Boalsburg Memorial Day Festival

05/30/2022

In actuality, the Boalsburg Memorial Day Festival is a very, very big deal.  As the story goes, Memorial Day was started in Boalsburg when in 1864 three local women decorated the graves of their fallen soldiers in austere remembrance.  The birthplace of a national holiday is no small matter, and Boalsburg carries the burden gleefully …

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