Posted: 06/06/2023

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!


Lancaster Fitness Festival
Clipper Magazine Stadium | September 2nd

Welcoming all ages and abilities, Lancaster Fitness Festival is the first ever stadium-style obstacle course race held in Lancaster. There will be live fitness and wellness events, food and drinks, and of course, the BONEFROG Obstacle Course Race. To close out the evening there will be a fireworks show.

Strawberry Festival
Lancaster Central Market | June 10th

Shop at Market and enjoy specialty items inside and outside the Market, as well as fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy breakfast at Market and sit with your community at our long kitchen table that runs the length of William Henry Place.

Celebrate Lancaster
Lancaster City | June 16th

Celebrate Lancaster returns to downtown Lancaster! Join us for our annual celebration of Lancaster City’s vibrant residents and cultures, along with the city’s Fourth of July celebration.

Lancaster Pride Festival 2023
Lancaster County Convention Center | June 17th
Lancaster is a vibrant and diverse community that has been hosting an annual Pride festival since 2008. This year's festival features exciting live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and local vendors.

Long's Summer Art Festival
Long's Park | September 1st - 3rd

Long's Park transforms into a beautiful outdoor gallery filled with "artful memories" for everyone.Spend a day with us as you discover new artists in 25 unique categories.Stroll along paved walkways around Long's Pond in beautifully shaded Long’s Park as you visit with local and national juried artists.

Amish Country

Sweet Corn Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | July 15th

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.

Sunflower Festival at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | September 2nd - 9th
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.

Hot Air Balloon Festival

Bird-in-Hand, PA | September 14th - 17th
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 16th

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.

Tailgate Festival

Kitchen Kettle Village | September 15th-16th

Enjoy a food-filled festival featuring fun events, themed scarecrows, live music, tailgate games, and be sure to sport your favorite jersey!

New Holland Farmer's Fair
New Holland, PA | October 4th - 7th

Check out vendors, exhibits, contests, food and rides at this fun fair.

Pumpkin Madness Festival
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | November 4th
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.


Denver Fair
Denver, PA | September 12th - 16th

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

East Petersburg Blues Fest
East Petersburg Civic Grounds Community Park | September 2nd
This free event will include food trucks and a beer garden provided by Mad Chef! Stay tuned for more updates!

Lititz Craft Beer Fest
Lititz, PA | September 23rd - 24th

Head into Lititz, PA to explore local breweries and their brews, and enjoy a homebrew competition.

Taste of Lititz
Lititz, PA | June 2nd

Enjoy the shops and restaurants along Main Street in Lititz, without any traffic! The street will be closed to vehicles and open from Water Street to Broad Street for an evening block party feel.


Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
PA Ren Faire | August 19th - October 29th

Jousting knights, stunts, theatre, shops, food and drink await you at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.


Columbia Crossings | June 23 - June 25

Riverfest will bring together our three river towns to celebrate our region’s most significant historical moment: the 1863 Civil War Burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Covered Bridge

Blues & Brews
PA Ren Faire | July 8th

Savor the taste of summertime; Hard Shell Crabs, Steamed Shrimp, BBQ Pork, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Garden Pasta Salad, Hush Puppies, Fresh Fruit, and Dessert. Beer from the Swashbuckler Brewing Company will round out this summertime feast. All the amazing food you can eat, unlimited drinks, and live music with one admission ticket.

Sunflower Festival at Country Barn
Country Barn | 2023 TBD
Join Country Barn for their 5th annual sunflower festival! Wagon tours, cut your own flower, music, a corn maze, and more!

Potato Festival Spudtacular

Country Barn | 2023 TBD
Celebrate potato month with a spudtacular day at Country Barn! Dig your own potatoes and fry them up for lunch, try delicious potato treats, and enjoy the farm-fun.

Nook Brew Fest
Spooky Nook Sports | August 12th

Enjoy 3 hours of tastings from some of your favorite brewing companies and bars. VIP Tickets are also available, which gets you an extra hour and some extra swag - but those tickets are limited, so don't wait! If you purchase a general admission ticket, you can only enter at 1PM.

Elizabethtown Fair
Elizabethtown, PA | August 19th - 27th

Enjoy all the fun of a traditional fair! Pie eating contests, hay bale tosses, fair rides, delicious foods, various contests, livestock and agriculture.

West Lampeter Community Fair

West Lampeter, PA | September 27th - 29th

Enjoy friendly competition, an educational atmosphere, quality agricultural products and livestock, and more!

Solanco Fair

Solanco, PA | September 19th - 22nd

Enjoy a parade, contests and competition, agriculture, and more.

Manheim Community Farm Show
Manheim, PA | October 9th - 13th

The Manheim Community Farm Show promotes crafts, competition, and agriculture throughout their show.

Just Outside The County

Allentown Fair
Allentown, PA | August 30th - September 4th

The Allentown Fair offers a fun and educational 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!

55th Annual ArtFest
Harrisburg, PA | May 27th - 29th
The 3-day event will feature over 150 juried artisans and craftsmen from across the country selling handcrafted works in sixteen different categories, including ceramics, digital, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, miscellaneous, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood.

Mayfair at Cedar Crest College
Cedar Crest College | May 26th - 28th
Mayfair Festival of the Artsis a 30+ year tradition in the Lehigh Valley.Enjoy art, crafts, food, music, and live performances at the beautiful Cedar Crest College Campus.

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