Lehigh RiverFest - Weatherly, PA - Aug 28 to Aug 30, 2020
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!
Cornstock Festival - Tunkhannock, PA - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2020
A three day celebration of acoustic bluegrass and roots music, including workshops, camping, kids’ activities, crafts, regional artists, food vendors, yoga, jam sessions, and Tunkhannock Creek at Lazy Brook Park.
Pocono Garlic Festival - East Stroudsburg, PA - Sep 5 to Sep 6, 2020
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.
Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival - Harford, PA - Sep 12 to Sep 13, 2020
Breed display, free demonstrations, workshops, contests and silent auction.
Scranton Fringe Festival - Scranton, PA - Sep 24 to Oct 4, 2020
Multi-day, multi-venue performing arts festival in Scranton, featuring everything from theatre, music, dance and film to comedy, puppetry, and more!
Bloomsburg Fair - Bloomsburg, PA - Sep 25 to Oct 3, 2020
The 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.
Autumn Timber Festival - East Stroudsburg, PA - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Live music, food & craft vendors, trick dog shows, blacksmithing demos, chainsaw sculptures and children’s activities.
Waterville Apple Butter Festival - Waterville, PA - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Limited for 2020: food and apple butter will be made available for pick-up, but no vendors etc as in years past. Normally: 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 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Art expo, apple butter making, lumberjacks and carvers, food, kids activities, quilt expo, and more,
Pennsylvania Apple ‘n Cheese Festival - Canton, PA - Jan 1 to Oct 6, 2019
The organizers are taking a break for 2020, and looking for new volunteers to take on the show moving forward, look for a possible return in 2021. Normally: 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.
Green-Dreher-Sterling (GDS) Fair - Newfoundland, PA - Aug 27 to Sep 5, 2021
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!
La Festa Italiana - Scranton, PA - Sep 3 to Sep 6, 2021
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.
Harvest and Wine Festival - Tunkhannock, PA - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Wine sampling and all day entertainment. 21+ event