PA Renaissance Faire - Manheim, PA - Aug 21 to Oct 31, 2021
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!
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.
Kipona Festival - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2021
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. Since 1916.
Hanover Chili Cook Off - Hanover, PA - Sep 5 to Sep 5, 2021
A day of award winning chili and music raising funds for local charities.
Schuylkill Wine Festival - Hegins, PA - Sep 5 to Sep 5, 2021
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 10 to Sep 12, 2021
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 10 to Sep 18, 2021
A tradition since 1977. Parades, pageant, 28 mile bike race, scarecrow contests, 5K run, arts &crafts.
Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival - Gettysburg, PA - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
Live music, art, food and wines from 27 different PA wineries. Located at the Gateway Gettysburg Complex.
Denver Fair - Denver, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 18, 2021
Head to Denver Memorial Park for free entertainment, contests, agricultural and animal exhibits, crafts, rides, and more! Since 1981.
Lancaster Liederkranz Oktoberfest - Manheim, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2021
Open to the public, and held rain or shine, this celebration of German food, beer, music, and dance is held outside under the Big Tents and the Pavilion. General admission is $6 for adults and $2 for kids ages 6-15. They have a raffle on Sunday. Cash only event, hosted by the Lancaster Liederkranz, a German Singing Society and Cultural Club that was founded in 1880.
Central Pennsylvania Crab, Beer and Wine Festival - Camp Hill, PA - Sep 18 to Sep 18, 2021
Enjoy artisan beer and wine from Central PA breweries and wineries, plus delicious steamed Harbor House crab and BBQ, and listen to live music. A portion of all proceeds benefit the Central PA Food Bank. 21+ only.
Fort Hunter Day - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2021
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!
Cork & Pork - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 24 to Sep 26, 2021
BBQ and wine, plus live music. Free admission, food and drinks are a la carte.
Pippinfest - Fairfield, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2021
Community yard sale, drive-in car show, swap meet, quilt show, pottery display, food, music and more. Free admission and free parking.
Millheim Oktoberfest - Spring Mills, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
Live music, dancing, food and beer from Elk Creek, held at the Fire Company’s grounds. Proceeds go to the Millheim Fire Company.
Celebrate Wildwood - Harrisburg, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
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
Carlisle Barracks Oktoberfest - Carlisle, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2021
Oktikifest will be fun for the whole family with games and food. A traditional German oompah band will provide music during the event.
Spring Gate Oktoberfest - Harrisburg, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 3, 2021
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!
Keystone International Livestock Exposition and Keystone Classic BBQ Contest - Harrisburg, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 10, 2021
10 days of lifestock expo and a BBQ contest (with cash prize) on the second weekend. The Grand Champion of the Barbecue 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.
Bridge Bust - Columbia, PA - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
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.
The National Apple Harvest Festival - Biglerville, PA - Oct 2 to Oct 10, 2021
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.
Family Fun Day at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey - Middletown, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2021
Free event with lots of fun activities; including a kids’ Ninja Warrior course, bounce houses, carnival games, petting zoo, spin art, face painting, balloon twisting, giant bubbles, yard games, live music, plus FOOD TRUCKS on the beautiful 40-acre grounds of the Vineyard
Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest - Enola, PA - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Held at Adams-Ricci Park. Car show on Saturday, plus craft vendors, games, inflatables, contests, food and entertainment.
Harvest Day - New Oxford, PA - Oct 23 to Oct 23, 2021
Parade, kids activities, crafts, food and more!