From Civil War battlefields to icons of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania is littered with historical sites, museums and monuments. However, history buffs aren't the only people who'll find things to do in the Keystone State; Pennsylvania is also filled with beautiful scenery, exciting theme parks, fun festivals and breathtaking artwork.
The festival spans nine days every June and celebrates the history of the city through the arts and various presentations. A number of music performers offer concerts, arts, crafts and food artisans display their wares and the community offers tours of the battlegrounds in addition to films explaining various moments of the city's history.
The Old Pool Farm provides the location for three full days of traditional Celtic, country and folk music. A designated area provides special family orientated activities and shows. Artisans display craft exhibits and food vendors offer refreshments.
Every Labor Day weekend, the community hosts the vast arts and crafts fair located in the city park. Hundreds of artisans from across the country display their talents in the expansive outdoor gallery. The festivities also include a selection of foods, beer and wine.
- Historic Area 532 Main St. Bethlehem, PA 18018 in BETHLEHEM, PA
The festival remains the largest of its kind in the country. Hundreds of thousands join together in celebration of the culture and heritage of the Irish, Scottish and Welsh. Participants compete in historic games while others offer music, dance, food and crafts. Besides game competitions, fun events include kilt crawling and haggis eating contests.
- Monroeville Convention Center 209 Mall Boulevard Monroeville, PA 15146 in MONROEVILLE, PA
Held during a weekend at the end of November, the event represents a massive Christmas arts and crafts festival. Almost 300 artisans display their crafts that provide visitors with the opportunity of acquiring decorations or holiday gifts. The venue also offers live entertainment, seasonal foods and a visit by Santa and his elves.