• 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.

The unique event takes place every year during the last two weekends in September and commemorates the colonial period with a recreated village. Costumed participants represent the British, Colonial, French and Native Americans who contributed to the location's history. Master craftsmen, artists and pioneer chefs demonstrate typical skills while live performers provide music, dance and theater presentations.

  • 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.

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