Green-Dreher-Sterling (GDS) Fair - Newfoundland, PA - Aug 23 to Sep 1, 2019
What began in 1917 as an opportunity for a teacher to showcase her student’s handiwork has grown to include live music, contests, exhibit halls, food, rides, tractor pull, pageants, and more!
Lehigh RiverFest - Weatherly, PA - Aug 23 to Aug 25, 2019
A community of boaters enjoys rapids and festival fun on the Lehigh River as the dam is released. Bike rentals, paintball target range, live music, and shuttles to the scenic bike trail in Lehigh Gorge State Park add to the weekend. Free parking and admission!
La Festa Italiana - Scranton, PA - Aug 30 to Sep 2, 2019
A celebration of Italian culture and cuisine over Labor Day Weekend, with over 80 vendors offering food, live entertainment on multiple stages, 5k, Mass and more. Free admission! Don’t miss Lackawanna Railfest, happening the same weekend nearby! Train excursions, food tents, model railroads and more, with transportation in between the two events.
Pocono Garlic Festival - East Stroudsburg, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
60 vendors of food and crafts offering garlic everything to try at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area. 10 AM to 6 PM. Advance ticket sales are from May until early September. Arts & crafts, entertainment, garlic eating contest, chopped garlic cooking competition and children’s area with petting zoo and more entertainment.
Lackawanna Railfest - Scranton, PA - Aug 31 to Aug 31, 2019
Steamtown National Historic Site plays host to this annual festival held each Labor Day weekend. Scale model trains, train rides, food vendors, and more. Coincides with La Fiesta Italiana at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square, so make a great weekend out of these festivals!
Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival - Harford, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
Breed display, free demonstrations, workshops, contests and silent auction.
Bloomsburg Fair - Bloomsburg, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 28, 2019
The 164th annual event will be one of the largest agricultural fairs on the east coast. Total attendance has averaged about 400,000 in recent years. Livestock, antique tractor pull, carnival, horse racing, carriage rides and more.
Scranton Fringe Festival - Scranton, PA - Sep 27 to Oct 6, 2019
Multi-day, multi-venue performing arts festival in Scranton, featuring everything from theatre, music, dance and film to comedy, puppetry, and more!
Mount Pocono HarvestFest - Mount Pocono, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Food, crafts, children’s activities and entertainment at the Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company Carnival Grounds.
Pennsylvania Apple ‘n Cheese Festival - Canton, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Art & photography show, juried crafts, food vendors, wine & cheese tasting, apple & cheese desserts, cider pressing, free entertainment, demonstrations and more. Adult admission is $7. Free parking.
Autumn Timber Festival - East Stroudsburg, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
Live music, food & craft vendors, trick dog shows, blacksmithing demos, chainsaw sculptures and children’s activities.
Waterville Apple Butter Festival - Waterville, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
Always held the second full weekend of October. Come out for a weekend filled with apple butter, food, vendors and music, and even get a chance to “stir ‘da butter”
Sullivan County Fall Festival - Forksville, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
Art expo, apple butter making, lumberjacks and carvers, food, kids activities, quilt expo, and more,
Harvest and Wine Festival - Tunkhannock, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Wine sampling and all day entertainment. 21+ event