PA Festivals by Month

Stoudt’s Chriskindlesmarkt

Festival Date: 12/01/2013

  The five Sundays before Christmas, Stoudt’s Restaurant and Pub turns into the premier holiday shopping experience in Adamstown with Stoudt’s Chriskindlesmarkt.  This market is a fabulous convergence of holiday extravaganza and old world tradition.  Stoudt’s is quite the energetic eatery.  Over these five weeks they work tirelessly to create a wholesome holiday spirit by serving great festive foods and...

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Mammoth Fest

Festival Date: 06/02/2013

One of the best markers of a festival’s style is the amount that it charges for art booths.  Consider that some festivals charge in the thousands for a three-day weekend.  Now consider that Mammoth Fest charges a couple dollars.  This hidden gem of a festival may not be the flashiest and that’s perfectly fine.  What (if anything) Mammoth Fest lacks...

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Malvern Victorian Christmas

Festival Dates: 12/06/2013 to 12/07/2013

At the Malvern Victorian Christmas, music is literally everywhere!  All weekend long, roving carolers cascade through the town heralding tidings of good news and great songs.  Local dance studios sponsor dancing in the streets.  On Friday evening, dozens of choirs and bands and ensembles perform, and it seems as though every business in town is hosting one of them.  Even...

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Westmoreland Columbus 500

Festival Date: 08/09/2013

In October of 1992, we as a country celebrated the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492. A group of Westmoreland County Italian-Americans decided that 500 years after this discovery date marked a significant bench mark, and decided that something should be done to honor Columbus and his discovery. Around the 2nd week of August, The Westmoreland Columbus 500...

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Editors Note: We can’t find 2013 information for this festival, but there may be some information coming here – Since 1988, the annual Historic Hollidaysburg Candlelight Christmas Tour has sought to do just that. Hosted as a fundraiser by Historic Hollidaysburg Inc, this event is designed to help share with visitors what a more measured and low-key Christmas looked...

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Hartslog Day

Festival Date: 10/12/2013

The origins of Hartslog can be traced back to John Hart, a licensed Indian Trader from the mid-1700s known to settlers by the distinctive hollowed-out log he used as a feeding trough for his horses. So it is with this local color as a basis, one of the most unique and truly heartfelt festivals is shaped. Every year on the...

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