PA Festivals – July and August
South Central PA

The summer months of July and August offer southcentral PA festivals with music, arts and crafts, food, exhibits, car shows and dance.

Enjoy a variety of music from blues to bagpipes, let the kids participate in fun activities, enjoy a bite to eat, then browse the craft booths.

Kids will love a rubber ducky race at one of the festivals.

Adults will find that fun as well – cheering your duck on to victory!

Hanover Dutch Festival
Hanover PA 17331
York County Pennsylvania

Midsummer Yule Festival
3427 Lincoln Highway East
Paradise PA 17562
Paradise PA Hotels

  • Arts and crafts
  • Entertainment
  • Music
  • Food
  • Craft demonstrations
  • Exhibits
Rubber Duckie Race and Festival Lancaster PA with a yellow duck in blue water

Rubber Duckie Race & Festival
Lancaster County Central Park
Lancaster PA
Lancaster PA Hotels

  • Food
  • Live music
  • Games and kids activities

American Musicfest
Harrisburg PA
Dauphin County PA
Harrisburg PA Hotels

  • 4th of July weekend
  • Music
  • Dancing
  • Food
  • Rides
  • Kids activities
  • Fireworks

Adams County Irish Festival
Gettysburg Moose Park
Gettysburg PA
Gettysburg PA Hotels

  • Irish music
  • Dancers
  • Food
  • Bagpipers
  • Workshops
  • Art and gift vendors
purple, blue, gold, orange, green and white festival fireworks

Anything That Floats
Boiling Springs PA
Cumberland County Pennsylvania
Boiling Springs PA Hotels

  • Around July 4
  • On Children’s Lake
  • Create your own boat, then paddle from each side of the lake

American Music Festival
Harrisburg PA

  • Around July 4th
  • Different varieties of music
  • Kids activities
  • Volleyball tournament
  • Fireworks
  • Food vendors
  • Arts and crafts

Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
Reedsville PA
Mifflin County PA

  • Music
  • Workshops
  • Food
  • Crafts

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Mount Hope Estate & Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd
Manheim PA 17545
Lancaster County PA
Manheim PA Hotels

  • 12 weekends August to October
  • Artists
  • Craftsmen
  • Food
  • Music
  • Dance

Yorkfest Art Festival
York PA
York PA Hotels

  • Fine arts
  • Music
  • Art exhibit
  • Kids festival
  • Food
plastic lady bugs large and small at a PA festival

Shippensburg Corn Festival
Shippensburg PA
Shippensburg PA Hotels

  • Last Saturday of August
  • Arts and crafts booths
  • Corn crafts
  • Various corn foods – corn fritters, corn dogs and more
  • Music
  • Dancing
  • Antique car show

Gettysburg Fall Bluegrass Festival
3340 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg PA 17325

  • Last weekend in August
  • Music
  • Merchandise vendors

Harrisburg Kennel Club Dog Show
PA State Farm Show Complex
Harrisburg PA

In August

Also has a show in April

2000+ dogs and 160+ different breeds

Enjoy the southcentral region’s summer PA festivals on a summertime Pennsylvania vacation!

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