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.
For 10 days in June, the community celebrates the arts with this festival that attracts over 300 artists who demonstrate their techniques and sell their works. The event also has live concerts, food and a carnival atmosphere that offers fun for all.
The traditional community weekend long June event brings hundreds of artisans from across the country together with craft lovers. Located along Main Street, the expansive open gallery provides artisans the chance to display wares and offer demonstrations. Children's activities, live entertainment and refreshments accompany the festival.
- Kutztown Fairgrounds Kutztown, PA 19530-0177 in KUTZTOWN, PA
The 10 day long event takes place every June and commemorates the traditional Pennsylvania Dutch culture. Hundreds of artisans create a type of living museum while demonstrating and selling crafts. The venue also usually features an animal park, hay mazes, rides and do-it-yourself crafts.
Penn State hosts the annual five day July event in the middle of the month that celebrates the arts. During the festival, guests have the opportunity to see hundreds of visual art displays and while enjoying live musical and theatrical performances. A special Children's Day encourages young guests to create and sell individual works of art.
The annual event spans 10 days in July and serves to commemorate the history of auto racing in the country. Races involve vehicles manufactured before and after 1960 and represent domestic and exotic models. Along with the races, guests attend parades, auto shows and a live concert.
This annual Labor Day event celebrates the traditional American food that resembles the community name. Guests participate in burger eating contests, enjoy beer and wine gardens and browse through arts and crafts exhibits. Local restaurants compete for the best burger award and three stages offer live entertainment.