Posted: 03/07/2022 | by Jessica

Festivals and Fairs in Lancaster County, PA

Fairs and festivals are year-round in Lancaster, PA. With so many to choose from, there's one for every interest! This list is organized chronologically.

LAUNCH Music Festival
Lancaster County Convention Center | April 14th-17th
Music industry professionals, artists, and fans can attend panels, seminars, parties, and enjoy performances throughout LAUNCH. This festival & conferences provides a unique opportunity for networking, learning, and furthering you career.

VolksFest
Mount Hope Estate | April 23rd
Join the Harrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club for the 29th Annual VolksFest. Check out the best of air and water cooled Volkswagens and enjoy the delicious food from the PA Ren Faire kitchens.

Lititz Pretzel Festival
Lititz, PA | April 30th
Head out to the cool small town of Lititz, PA and join the Kiwanis Club in strolling throughout the town and sampling local chef's takes on pretzels.

Herb & Garden Faire
Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum | May 6th-7th
The faire features plants from Landis Valley's heirloom seed project and will offer heirlooms, natives, and other hard-to-find varieties to purchase from vendors.

Rhubarb Festival
Kitchen Kettle Village | May 20th-21st
Head out to Kitchen Kettle Village for the annual Rhubarb Festival! See rhubarb cars in the world's only rhubarb race-car derby, see live music and entertainment, pay tribute to the Rhubarb King & Queen, and much more.

FlavorFest
Mount Hope Estate | May 28th-29th
Join Mount Hope for Pennsylvania's premier wine event, FlavorFest.

Strawberry Festival
Barnyard Kingdom | May 28th and June 4th
Join Barnyard Kingdom for the annual Strawberry Festival featuring fun activities, strawberry contests, live music, and tons of strawberry goodies.

Lancaster VegFest
Buchanan Park | June 4th-5th
Check out tons of plant-based vendors, live music, learn about and celebrate the plant-based lifestyle.

Spring into History Festival
Lititz Historical Foundation | June 4th
History comes to life in the Mary Oehme Gardens at the Lititz Historical Foundation this spring.

Mount Hope Brew Fest
Mount Hope Estate | June 11th
This 21+ festival showcases tons of PA breweries and allows unlimited sampling of a variety of brews.

Baby Animal Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | June 11th
Visit Cherry Crest Adventure Farm during this fun event to meet the newest baby animals on the farm, and have tons of fun with their farm activities.

Cider Donut Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | June 18th
Join Cherry Crest Adventure Farm for some family-fun activities alongside their cider donut festival that features cider donut menu items, photo-ops, wagon rides, and feeding donuts to the cows!

Roots & Blues Festival
Downtown Lancaster | July 9th-10th
Explore over 50 musical performances across various venues in Downtown Lancaster through-out this unique two day event.

Sweet Corn Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | July 16th
The Sweet Corn Festival at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm features specialty sweet corn menu items, corn crafts & games, and a sweet corn eating contest in addition to the farm's family-fun.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
PA Ren Faire | August 20th-October 30th
Jousting knights, stunts, theatre, shops, food and drink await you at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

Sunflower Festival at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | August 20th and 27th, September 3rd
Visit the farm and check out beautiful sunflower and zinnia fields in full bloom. Wine, beer, live music, local vendors and photo sessions will also be available.

Sunflower Festival at Barnyard Kingdom
Barnyard Kingdom | August 20th-21st and 27th-28th, September 3rd-5th
Head to Barnyard Kingdom for the Sunflower Festival. The festival includes wagon tours, cut your own flower stem, flowers for purchase, live music, photo opportunities, and all the farm fun Barnyard Kingdom has!

Elizabethtown Fair
Elizabethtown, PA | August 22nd-27th
Enjoy all the fun of a traditional fair! Pie eating contests, hay bale tosses, fair rides, delicious foods, various contests, livestock and agriculture.

Allentown Fair
Allentown, PA | August 31st-September 5th
The Allentown Fair offers a fun and education experience to learn where food comes from and to support local farmers. You can also have an exciting day riding rides, playing games, watching live entertainment, and more!

Whoopie Pie Festival
Hershey Farm Restaurant
| September 10th
Join the Hershey Farm Restaurant for the annual Whoopie Pie Festival. The festival features over 400 flavors of whoopie pies, races, treasure hunts, contests, the largest whoopie pie ever made, and local crafters and artisans.

Potato Festival Spudtacular
Barnyard Kingdom | September 10th-11th
Celebrate potato month with a spudtacular day at Barnyard Kingdom! Dig your own potatoes and fry them up for lunch, try delicious potato treats, and enjoy the farm-fun.

Denver Fair
Denver, PA | September 13th-17th

Enjoy fun rides, livestock, a petting zoo, cornhole, contests, entertainment and more at the Denver Fair.

Solanco Fair
Solanco, PA | September 14th-16th
Enjoy a parade, contests and competition, agriculture, and more.

Tailgate Festival
Kitchen Kettle Village | September 16th-17th
Enjoy a food-filled festival featuring fun events, themed scarecrows, live music, tailgate games, and be sure to sport your favorite jersey!

Hot Air Balloon Festival
Bird-in-Hand, PA | September 16th-18th
Enjoy a 30+ hot air balloon mass ascension, a balloon glow, tethered (or untethered) balloon rides, family-fun and food vendors during this unique event.

Hometown Heroes Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | September 17th
Visit the farm and help celebrate local heroes! Tuck a truck, meet & greet with local EMS, Fire Dept., and Police, a parade, and fireworks will all be at the event.

Lititz Craft Beer Fest
Lititz, PA | September 24th-25th
Head into Lititz, PA to explore local breweries and their brews, and enjoy a homebrew competition.

West Lampeter Community Fair
West Lampeter, PA | September 28th-30th
Enjoy friendly competition, an educational atmosphere, quality agricultural products and livestock, and more!

New Holland Farmer's Fair
New Holland, PA | September 28th-October 1st
Check out vendors, exhibits, contests, food and rides at this fun fair.

Manheim Community Farm Show
Manheim, PA | October 3rd-7th
The Manheim Community Farm Show promotes crafts, competition, and agriculture throughout their show.

Pumpkin Madness Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | November 5th
Bring your leftover pumpkins to the farm and see how many ways you can destroy it! Smash, throw, bowl and carve pumpkins and enjoy pumpkin events including a pumpkin drop and fireworks.

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