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Festivals

It doesn’t matter the season, the South Mountain region is always hopping with fun and festivities! Christmas parades, summer fairs, autumn Oktoberfests, spring blossom festivals and so much more all happen here!

Ice Fest

Downtown Chambersburg Chambersburg

The Largest Ice Festival In Pennsylvania! Pull out your favorite scarf and mittens, bundle the kids up and be sure to grab your camera; you won’t want to miss the …

Free

Winter Carlisle Auto Expo

Carlisle Expo Center 100 K Street, Carlisle

Brand-new in 2022, Winter Carlisle Auto Expo is a two-day flea market sale of collector car automotive parts, collectibles, and car corral at the Carlisle Expo Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. …

$10

Maple Syrup Festival

Cunningham Falls State Park, William Houck Area 14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd., Thurmont

Learn about the tradition of making maple syrup at this year's 50th Maple Syrup Festival! More details will be released in early 2022. Stay tuned for information!

Maple Syrup Festival

Cunningham Falls State Park, William Houck Area 14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd., Thurmont

Learn about the tradition of making maple syrup at this year's 50th Maple Syrup Festival! More details will be released in early 2022. Stay tuned for information!

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center 2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg

The Gettysburg Festival of Races is the combination of three historic races in one single weekend! Come and race alongside the hallowed ground of Gettysburg battlefield. Our course winds through …

$30 – $85

Dills Celtic Festival

Dill's Tavern 227 N. Baltimore Street, Dillsburg

Join us for the fifth annual Dills Celtic Festival at the Historic Dills Tavern, 227 North Baltimore Street,  Dillsburg, Pa. The festival is sponsored by the Northern York Historical & …

$15 – $25

Bonanza Extravaganza

Hagerstown Speedway 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown

At fifteen years strong, the Bonanza Extravaganza is a community event benefitting local first responders. Over 16,000 people attend our live two-day event which features live bands, vendors and awards …

$110

Maryland Iron Festival 2022

Catoctin Furnace Historical Society 12607 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont

Celebrate our region’s history as an early center for iron making at this festival featuring blacksmithing demonstrations; hands-on casting and molding demonstrations by experts from Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site; …

Free

Carlisle Ford Nationals

Carlisle Fairgrounds 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle

Come to the largest all-Ford show in the world which features Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Euro Fords on the 3,200+ National Parts Depot Showfield. Ford Cars, Trucks and performance products …

$15 – $30

Carlisle GM Nationals

Carlisle Fairgrounds 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle

Bring your vehicle and join over 1,000 other participants at the Carlisle GM Nationals. All General Motors vehicles are welcome from vintage & classics to the modern 6th Generation Camaro, …

$10 – $15

Carlisle Truck Nationals

Carlisle Fairgrounds 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle

Be a part of one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! See or Show your lifted, lowered, classic, antique, modern, two- or four-wheel drive, jeep, …

$15 – $25

Augustoberfest

University Plaza 50 West Washington Street, Hagerstown

Our annual festival pays tribute to the area's rich German heritage and supports scholarships for exchange students to Hagerstown's Sister City—Wesel, Germany. This exciting event is run by the nonprofit …

Free

Corvettes At Carlisle

Carlisle Fairgrounds 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle

Corvettes at Carlisle is the largest and most fun-filled Corvette car show in the world.  The annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features thousands of Corvettes representing all generations of America’s …

$20 – $35

Uprise Festival 2022

Shippensburg Fairgrounds 10131 Possum Hollow Road, Shippensburg

Uprise Fest returns for 2022. It's always more than just an outdoor music festival. It's an experience with bands, artists, activities, food, merchandise, and more. Uprise Festival is a non-profit …

$39 – $100

Homegrown Hay Days 2022

Frederick County Farms Frederick

Get ready to visit some of the hardest working farms in Frederick County. Homegrown Hay Days is traditionally held during the third weekend of October. Participating farms are stepping it up …

Free

Fall Furnace Fest 2022

Pine Grove Furnace State Park 1100 PINE GROVE RD, GARDNERS

A family weekend with food and craft vendors, entertainment, and historical demonstrations. Saturday night features the annual pumpkin parade and Legend of the Hairy Hand. The Friends can be found …

Free