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!
Lehigh RiverFest - Weatherly, PA - Aug 27 to Aug 29, 2021
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 - 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.
Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival - Harford, PA - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
Breed display, free demonstrations, workshops, contests and silent auction.
Scranton Fringe Festival - Scranton, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 26, 2021
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 24 to Oct 2, 2021
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.
Mount Pocono HarvestFest - Mount Pocono, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
Food, crafts, children’s activities and entertainment at the Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company Carnival Grounds.
Waterville Apple Butter Festival - Waterville, PA - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
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 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Art expo, apple butter making, lumberjacks and carvers, food, kids activities, quilt expo, and more,
Harvest and Wine Festival - Tunkhannock, PA - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Wine sampling and all day entertainment. 21+ event
Pocono Garlic Festival - East Stroudsburg, PA - Sep 3 to Sep 4, 2022
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.