PA Renaissance Faire - Manheim, PA - Aug 8 to Nov 1, 2020
40th annual. Mount Hope Estate plays host to hundreds of colorfully costumed characters, music, dancing and more, with over 90 stage shows daily, 20 Royal Kitchens, artisan merchants, and more take you back in time! 13 weekends of fun!
Kipona Festival - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 5 to Sep 7, 2020
Over 100 years of Kipona at Riverfront Park & City Island. Native American Pow Wow, Festival of India, live music on two stages, arts & crafts vendors, wirewalkers, canoe races, crab cake eating contest, fireworks, food trucks, and more.
Schuylkill Wine Festival - Hegins, PA - Sep 6 to Sep 6, 2020
Local winery tasting, live entertainment, table decorating contest and more. Tickets are $12 (advanced) and $15 (gate). Admission includes wine tasting bracelet, glass, chance to win a wine basket
Dauphin County Jazz and Wine Festival - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
National, regional and local jazz artists perform on two stages, plus Central PA’s top wineries and wine, craft and food vendors, all at Fort Hunter Park. Weekend passes are $50 in advance and $60 at the door (includes festival wine glass and 5 samples of wine).
Milton Harvest Festival - Milton, PA - Sep 11 to Sep 19, 2020
A tradition since 1977. Parades, pageant, 28 mile bike race, scarecrow contests, 5K run, arts &crafts.
Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival - Gettysburg, PA - Sep 12 to Sep 13, 2020
Live music, art, food and wines from 27 different PA wineries. Located at the Gateway Gettysburg Complex.
Denver Fair - Denver, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 19, 2020
Head to Denver Memorial Park for free entertainment, contests, agricultural and animal exhibits, crafts, rides, and more! Since 1981.
Millheim Oktoberfest - Spring Mills, PA - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2020
Live music, dancing, food and beer from Elk Creek, held at the Fire Company’s grounds. Proceeds go to the Millheim Fire Company.
Fort Hunter Day - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 20 to Sep 20, 2020
Enjoy a free annual fall festival at Fort Hunter with tons of activities for kids plus arts & crafts, food, live music, quilt displays, pony rides, hay rides, and carriage rides and more!
Pippinfest - Fairfield, PA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
Community yard sale, drive-in car show, swap meet, quilt show, pottery display, food, music and more. Free admission and free parking.
Celebrate Wildwood - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
Celebrate Wildwood Park with something for everyone – interact with those involved in the park’s three ongoing wildlife initiatives, paint a pumpkin, stuff a scarecrow, enjoy caramel apples, run in the free 5k walk/run, and more
Keystone Classic BBQ Contest - Harrisburg, PA - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2020
The Grand Champion must excel at Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork (Shoulder or Boston Butt), and Brisket to be worthy of the crown – and prizes are available in each individual category as well.
The National Apple Harvest Festival - Biglerville, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 11, 2020
50+ years of food, crafts and music on the first two weekends in October. Orchard tours, petting zoo, craftsmen demonstrations, antique cars, crafts, live music and more. Held at the South Mountain Fairgrounds.
Bridge Bust - Columbia, PA - Oct 10 to Oct 10, 2020
An arts and crafts festival on Veterans Memorial Bridge, which stretches across the Susquehanna River. Enjoy nearly 300 vendors, plus delicious food and beverage and amazing views of the river.
Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest - Enola, PA - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Held at Adams-Ricci Park. Car show on Saturday, plus craft vendors, games, inflatables, contests, food and entertainment.
Spring Gate Oktoberfest - Harrisburg, PA - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Hosted by Spring Gate Vineyard. Kicks off at noon on Saturday. Enjoy beer, wine, and German-inspired foods available a la carte. No admission fee is charged!
Harvest Day - New Oxford, PA - Oct 24 to Oct 24, 2020
Parade, kids activities, crafts, food and more!
Celtic Craic Music Fest - Harrisburg, PA - Jan 1 to Sep 21, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: A halfway to St Patrick’s Day celebration that raises money for United Methodist Home for Children and Veteran’s Promise PA. 3 stages of music for 11 bands, Irish & Scottish dancers, bagpipers, beer, wine, food, Irish vendors, activities for children, and more!
Lancaster Craft Beer Fest - Lancaster, PA - Aug 28 to Aug 28, 2021
Two General Admission sessions for twice the fun! The beer garden is the block surrounding Lancaster Square and Binns Park. 30+ breweries and 70+ beers plus food court, vendors and live music.