October 2017 Festivals In PA Guide

 
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Subject: October 2017 Festivals In PA Guide
Date: September 27th 2017

Festivals in PA
October 2017

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Meeting Of The Minds | | 09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

MEETING OF THE MINDS takes place on a 500-acre, private campground tucked away in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania.  This secluded  piece of paradise features: a pristine 70-acre lake complete…

 
HorrorFest at Shady Brook Farm | | 09/30/2017 to 10/29/2017

Horrorfest at Shady Brook Farm is a compendium of frightening attractions sure to scare the pants off of even those with strong resolve.  Those with weak constitution don’t stand a…

 
Autumn Leaf Festival | | 09/30/2017 to 10/08/2017

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…

 
AutumnFest at Seven Springs | | 09/30/2017 to 10/22/2017

Treat yourself to a spectacular weekend in the mountains and enjoy the best of Pennsylvania’s beautiful fall foliage! In traditional Seven Springs style, there will be activities available for the…

 
Froehlich’s Fall Festival | | 09/30/2017 to 10/29/2017

Froehlich’s Farm Fall Festival begins the end of September and throughout the month of October.  Plan a day, a school trip, or even a birthday party.  There is something for…

 
Wine Festival Weekend | | 09/30/2017 to 10/01/2017

Amateur Wine Competition Grape Stomping Wineries of the Southwest Passage Wine Trail are here! Special Menu Related Festivals: Groundhog Wine Trail Montrose Chocolate and Wine Festival Gettysburg Wine & Music…

 
The Apple Cider Festival and Craft Show | | 10/01/2017

Few things are more emblematic of fall than apples, and at the Apple Cider Festival and Craft Show it’s all about the apple cider and apple butter.  Get ready to…

 
The Mad Poets Festival | | 10/01/2017

The Mad Poets Festival features five hours of short, 5-minute readings by more than 40 locally and nationally known poets, followed by a reception. Since 1987, we have proudly hosted…

 
Perkasie Fall Festival | | 10/01/2017

Entertainment for all ages: petting zoo, demonstrations, scarecrow workshop, face painting, pie contest, sand art, pony rides, refreshments, crafters, vendors, children’s rides, music and much more! Related Festivals: Cecil Fall…

 
Covered Bridge Festival | | 10/05/2017 to 10/08/2017

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Knoebels Amusement Resort, the 33rd Annual Covered Bridge Festival has something for everyone! More than 350 Craft Vendors & over 35 Food Vendors! Handmade &…

 
Mifflinburg Oktoberfest | | 10/06/2017 to 10/07/2017

Save the airfare and celebrate Mifflinburg’s Oktoberfest right here in Pennsylvania!   This great family event celebrates the German heritage of Mifflinburg and central Pennsylvania. On the first weekend in…

 
Confluence PumpkinFest | | 10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017

The first weekend of October marks the annual Confluence PumpkinFest .  Confluence is a small town with big ideas, and PumpkinFest reflects that same vigor and pride, and the three…

 
Pumpkinfest at Shady Brook Farm | | 10/06/2017 to 10/31/2017

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…

 
Franklin Applefest | | 10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017

The Franklin Applefest dubs its event “The Best Three Days of the Year”, and for the sleepy town of Franklin, this is no doubt the case. Held Annually the first…

 
Lehigh RiverFest | | 10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017

Lehigh RiverFest is celebration of the Lehigh River and the community of boaters that it draws to the region for fun Class I, II and III+ rapids. The festival offers…

 
Smicksburg Fall Festival | | 10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017

This is certainly one of the marquee events for Indiana County during the year, and one of the premiere festivals statewide for the fall.  Join us for great local foods,…

 
Springs Folk Festival | | 10/06/2017 to 10/07/2017

The Springs Folk Festival invites you to join in the celebration of the arts, skills and labors of our forefathers. Watch the men and women baking bread and weaving, the…

 
Funky Frets Uke Fest | | 10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017

This festival has ukulele artists from around the country, performing concerts and educational workshops for every level uke play and enthusiast. We also have open mic, jam sessions and a…

 
National Apple Harvest Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/15/2017

Every October, on the first two weekends, a celebration of the glorious apple occurs near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The National Apple Harvest is held at the South Mountain Fairgrounds in Arendtsville,…

 
Apple and Cheese Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

The Pennsylvania Apple and Cheese Festival, which occurs in the Endless Mountains region of PA, near Williamsport, came to life in 1988.  It has since grown in scope and now…

 
Aaronsburg Dutch Fall Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

For two days in October, crowds converge on Aaronsburg for the annual Dutch Fall Festival.  And while it may be small, this festival has big heart. One of the unique…

 
Fort Freeland Heritage Days | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Men grab your three-point hat, women your bodice.  It’s time for the Fort Freeland Heritage Days. This festival is the premier display for journeyman and master craftsmen training under through…

 
Newport Canal Day | | 10/07/2017

19th century Pennsylvania was crisscrossed with canals the same way that four-lane highways crisscross the state today.  And like highways of today, canals 150 years ago were vital to the…

 
arts festival READING | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Patrons can shop for the unique and unexpected at over 60 juried artisans´ booths, browse through more than 30 GoggleWorks artist studios and enjoy demonstrations inside the main building and…

 
Autumn Timber Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain Ski Area during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos! Join us for this action packed autumn event including lumberjack…

 
Dutch Fall Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Since 1976, Aaronsburg’s Dutch Fall Festival one of the most important cultural events in Penns Valley.  The Dutch Fall Festival is a two-day seasonal festival that celebrates the heritage of…

 
Hickory Apple Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

There are not a lot of things you can bank on in life, but you can bank on the Hickory Apple Festival being absolutely fantastic. Turns out that the apple…

 
Mars Applefest | | 10/07/2017

Mark your calendars, the Mars Applefest is held the first Saturday in October. And as should be apparent this annual tradition is about, well…apples. So naturally there’s a lot of…

 
Skippack Days | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Through the centuries, the town of Skippack has managed to shirk the tides of change. Well-mannered streets in colonial trimming lined with boutiques are a perpetual reminder of the village’s…

 
Wrightsville-Columbia Bridge Bust | | 10/07/2017

In this three hundred year history there have been multiple ferries and bridges connecting Wrightsville and Columbia, including what was at one point the world’s longest covered bridge at roughly…

 
Quiet Valley Harvest Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

The Quiet Valley Harvest Festival has something for everyone.  There will be lots of entertainment, games and contests to round out the festival. Lots of great Food available to purchase.…

 
Ambler Oktoberfest | | 10/07/2017

Beer garden, food vendors and restaurant samplings, arts and crafts vendors, kids rides, live musical entertainment and more! Related Festivals: Lancaster Liederkranz Oktoberfest Ambler Arts & Music Festival Ambler Earth…

 
Delmont Apple ‘n Arts Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

The Delmont Apple ‘n Arts Festival is a craft show featuring over 100 arts and crafts vendors and 30 food vendors, you can find handmade items from local crafters, delicious…

 
Bethlehem Harvest Festival | | 10/07/2017

This is the big one, the one you’ve been waiting for. The Bethlehem Harvest Festival is a weekend of everything we love about autmn. There are soup tastings, wine tastings,…

 
Easton Garlic Fest | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

In this season of harvest don’t forget to pay necessary homage to that most revered of pocket tools in the kitchen – garlic. This festival combines all the savory deliciousness…

 
Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

This is one of the best community events of the fall. Join us for a slew of great fun, including a large crafters and vendors area, a kiddie area, and…

 
Scott Township Octoberfest | | 10/07/2017

Join us for a community celebration which includes food, fun, crafts, and entertainment Related Festivals: Lower Milford Township Fall Festival Jefferson Township Fair North Wales Octoberfest Bullskin Township Heritage Day

 
Shawnee Timber Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Join us for a weekend of family fun & entertainment! Catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain Ski Area during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos!…

 
The Bedford Fall Foliage Festival | | 10/07/2017 to 10/15/2017

Organized entirely by volunteers, this event draws an estimated 70,000 visitors to Bedford over both weekends. There are activities and entertainment for folks of all ages. Over 400 artists and…

 
The Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days | | 10/07/2017 to 10/08/2017

Historic Honesdale rolls out the pumpkins, hay bales, cornstalks, fall colors, and SCARECROWS, for its annual “Harvest & Heritage Days” sponsored this year by The Honesdale National Bank with support…

 
Paoli Blues Fest & Street Fair | | 10/07/2017

2017 PAOLI BLUES FEST & STREET FAIR!  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017 NOTE: New Location for 2017! Paoli Presbyterian Church, 225 South Valley Rd, Paoli, PA 19301 Come by Train, car,…

 
Little Buffalo Festival | | 10/07/2017

Musical Performances on THREE Stages Moore Pavilion Acoustic Stage Buffalo Kids Stage GIGANTIC Buffalo Kids Entertainment Area Arts, Crafts and Fun for all families to enjoy Face Painting, Children’s Activities…

 
Yuengling’s Oktoberfest | | 10/08/2017

Related Festivals: Lancaster Liederkranz Oktoberfest PA Oktoberfest Pennsylvania Bavarian Oktoberfest Ambler Oktoberfest

 
Fort Ligonier Days | | 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

Fort Ligonier Days commemorates the history of the old colonial garrison, of which the town of Ligonier is its namesake.  Visit the encampment at the fort to get up close…

 
Sherman Valley Heritage Days | | 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

The official mission of the Sherman Valley Heritage Days is to demonstrate and preserve the role of antique farm equipment, and hand-craftsmanship from that time colloquially referred to as “The…

 
Berwick Riverfest | | 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

A great day alongside the river with great food, live entertainment, and the best in local and regional crafters. Related Festivals: California Riverfest RiverFEST Lehigh RiverFest Shawnee Riverfest

 
Conneaut Lake Pumpkin Festival | | 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

The Conneaut Lake Pumpkin Festival is the don’t-miss event of the season. Held at the family-friendly Conneaut Lake Park, this event features great spectacles like a giant pumpkin drop, fireworks,…

 
Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Festival | | 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

A weekend to celebrate nature’s beautiful colors and views. Highlights of this event include queen’s coronation, crafts, food and a parade on Saturday. Related Festivals: Central Pennsylvania Festival of the…

 
Winetober Fest | | 10/13/2017 to 10/14/2017

Guests of Winetober Fest will enjoy wide range of wine and food samples along with live music. Skippack Village will host multiple venues throughout the town for wineries and food…

 
Clearfield Fall Festival | | 10/14/2017

New as of 2011, the Clearfield Fall Festival is in its genesis.   This festival is developed and sponsored by the Clearfield Revitalization Corporation as an attempt to strengthen and grow…

 
Hartslog Day | | 10/14/2017

The origins of Hartslog can be traced back to John Hart, a licensed Indian Trader from the mid-1700s known to settlers by the distinctive hollowed-out log he used as a…

 
Volant Pumpkin Festival | | 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

Downtowns aren’t quite the thriving hubs of commerce and meeting like they used to be, so the town of Volant is pretty unique for maintaining its downtown business.  Volant’s thirty-odd…

 
Yorktoberfest | | 10/14/2017

Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion, Yorktoberfest has been growing insanely in terms of size and fan base since its inaugural year in 2011.  The cause for success…

 
St. Paul’s Angelfest | | 10/14/2017

It is always such a great feeling when you know you’ve done something nice for someone else. It’s also a great feeling when you get that special buy and the…

 
Kelsey’s Fall Festival | | 10/14/2017

Kelsey’s Fall Festival is a great festival for family and friends!  It is organized by Kelsey’s Dream in Mifflinburg, PA whose mission is to help kids in need.  The festival…

 
Hollidaysburg Pumpkin Festival | | 10/14/2017

Hollidaysburg is the place for family fun from 10am – 4pm on the third Saturday in October.  The Hollidaysburg Community Partnership will host the annual Pumpkin Festival on Allegheny Street in Downtown…

 
Fall Festival at Apple Castle | | 10/14/2017

The Apple Castle Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Fair has become a major community event, with fun for the whole family. This is a day we like to thank the…

 
Fishtown RiverCity Festival | | 10/14/2017

With great pride and anticipation, the Fishtown Neighbors Association is pleased to present the Annual RiverCity Festival on at historic Penn Treaty Park. Free and open to the public, the RiverCity…

 
Stewartstown Fall Festival | | 10/14/2017

A great community festival with a crafts and fine arts show, live entertainment, rides and activities for the kids plus great food sponsored by the Lions Club and other great…

 
Sullivan County Fall Festival | | 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

The Sullivan County Fall Festival features tons to do, such as crafts and juried arts expo, a quilt exhibit/sale and demonstrations.  There is also a great national wood carving competition.…

 
Waynesburg Harvest Festival | | 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

The Harvest Festival event garners the attention of visitors both locally and outside the county with its historic demonstrations of 19th and 20th century life and industry.This annual Harvest Festival features…

 
Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival | | 10/14/2017 to 10/15/2017

The Pocono Food Truck Festival and Art on the Mountain have teamed up to bring you the best food trucks, art, crafts and live music in the region. The Pocono…

 
Baden Applefest | | 10/14/2017

Join us for a day of fantastic fun,including a Car Cruise, Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, Ethnic Foods, Artisan Booths, Live Entertainment & Music, Fine Art Demonstrations & Lectures, Children’s Art Show & Folk Art…

 
The Blossburg Fall Festival | | 10/15/2017

Stop by Blossburg for the Blossburg Fall Festival! It will be a fun filled day of craft vendors, musical entertainment, games, hayrides, and pumpkin painting for the kids. Come on…

 
Harry Potter Festival | | 10/20/2017

The Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival transforms Germantown Avenue into Hogsmeade for a day of wizardry and fun as thousands of fans of all ages take to the streets for…

 
Christmas In The Barn | | 10/21/2017 to 10/22/2017

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…

 
Fall Furnace Festival | | 10/21/2017 to 10/22/2017

Get into a spooky Halloween spirit with the Fall Furnace Festival.  Held at the historic Pine Grove State Park, this festival is jam packed with educational and fun activities sure…

 
Pumpkinfest at Old Bedford Village | | 10/21/2017 to 10/22/2017

Like the changing of the leaves or the chilling of the autumn air,  Pumpkinfest at Old Bedford Village is to many a call of fall time.  During its stint, the…

 
Fulton Fall Folk Festival | | 10/21/2017 to 10/22/2017

The Fulton Fall Folk Festival; it’s a mouthful to say and an eyeful to take in.  The festival sweeps through the land encompassing multiple locations.  A tour bus might be…

 
Howard Fire Company Fall Punkin’ Chunkin’ | | 10/21/2017

For some, the allure of fall is the oncoming cold weather that makes you reach for the nearest hot drink and relax by a lake in all it’s fall splendor. …

 
Apple Fest in Chambersburg | | 10/21/2017

AppleFest is a free family event in Downtown Chambersburg with art, food, crafts, music & kids’ activities Related Festivals: Apple Blossom Festival Ice Fest Fall Festival at Apple Castle National…

 
Bullskin Township Heritage Day | | 10/21/2017 to 10/22/2017

Join us for a low-key colonial inspired festival with a small collection of vendors, delicious food and entertainment. Learn about interesting local history and have fun doing it! Related Festivals:…

 
Historic Bristol Day | | 10/21/2017

Come for a wonderful day filled with lots of fun filled activities. Stay posted for up-to-date information. NOTE: *Ticket Required for all houses except for 1025 Radcliffe Street Free to…

 
The Fall Craft Festival at Luzerne County Community College | | 10/21/2017

The Alumni Association’s Fall Craft Festival continues to be one of the largest and most praised in Northeastern Pennsylvania! The Festival will feature nearly 150 quality vendors, a bake sale…

 
The Great Outdoors Festival | | 10/28/2017 to 10/29/2017

Part of what makes Pennsylvania so great is its natural splendor.  The magnificent beauty of autumn in the mountains is hard to match; a truth fully realized at The Great…

 
Pottstown Brew Fest | | 10/28/2017

The award-winning Pottstown Brew Fest returns to Manatawny Park for a celebration of craft beer.  Come join the fun, as we sample over 150+ beers and ciders from 65+ of…

 
McClure Fall Festival – A Bacon Celebration | | 10/28/2017

Now in it’s fourth year, the McClure Bacon Fest has added our Chasin’ Bacon 5K Run/Walk. We also have our soup sale with three kinds of soup along with our…

 
Tah-Ko-King Celebration | | 10/29/2017

Tah-Ko-King returns to the Center’s Lenape Village with lots of family fun and excitement for all to enjoy. Churchville Nature Centers unique Lenape Village will be all set up similar…

 
Cedar Crest College Trunk or Treat and Craft Fair | | 10/29/2017

We have invited the Lehigh Valley to visit Cedar Crest College for our fourth annual Trunk or Treat & Craft Fair Event! What is Trunk or Treat? Trunk or Treat…

 
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