Family Fun in PA  Things to see and Do In Pennsylvania

Dutch Fall Festival Oct 1-2 Aaronsburg

Dutch Fall Festival    October 1-2, 2016    Aaronsburg, Centre County

Since 1976, Aaronsburg’s Dutch Fall Festival has been one of the most important cultural events in Penns Valley. The Dutch Fall Festival is a two-day seasonal festival that celebrates the heritage of the Pennsylvania Dutch culture that shaped so much of the history of rural central Pennsylvania.

Apple Butter Festival Oct 14-15 Shirleysburg

Apple Butter Making Festival   October 14-15, 2016   Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County

The Fort Shirley Heritage Society invites you to check out the Fort Shirley Museum and help make apple butter the old fashioned way peeling apples with traditional apple – coring and apple-peeling tools and cooking it in copper kettles over open fires.

History on the Half Shell Oct 16 York

History on the Half Shell (formerly the Oyster Festival)   October 16, 2016 11a-4p   York, York County

History on the Half Shell is a fun family festival featuring gallery tours, artisan demonstrations, and live music in the rustic background of the Agricultural & Industrial Museum. Admission is free and food is a la carte.

Sullivan County Fall Festival Oct 8-9 Forksville

Sullivan County Fall Festival   October 8-9, 2016 9am-5pm   Forksville, Sullivan County

This two day event is held rain or shine at the fairgrounds in Forksvile. The Mid-Atlantic National Chainsaw Carving Competition is featured. Master logs are carved into a variety of sculptures. Awards and plaques are presented on Sunday. Each day, 1 Hour carvings are auctioned.

Applefest Oct 7-9 Franklin

Franklin Applefest         October 7-9, 2016      Franklin, Venango County

The 34th annual Applefest in Franklin, PA, features arts & crafts, food, entertainment, and of course, lots of apples! There is also a Kids' Korner, 5K, car cruise, live entertainment, apple pie eating contests, and more!

Woolly Worm Festival Oct 15 Lewisburg

Woolly Worm Festival    October 15, 2016   Lewisburg, Union County

Since 1997, Lewisburg Pennsylvania has been home to the famously wacky Woolly Worm Festival. Held each year in Hufnagle Park, the festival attracts hundreds of eager spectators who gather in excitement and urgency for the Winter Weather Prognostication.

Historic Bristol Day Oct 15 Bristol

Historic Bristol Day    October 15, 2016, 10am-4pm    Bristol, Bucks County

This will be the 40th annual street fair, with vendors lining both sides of the 200 and 300 blocks of Radcliff Street with arts and crafts and more, food, walking tours, exhibits, entertainment, food and fun.