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4 THINGS TO DO IN PENNSYLVANIA (DECEMBER 06 - DECEMBER 15)

Christmas Lights in PA

Christmas Lights in PA

early November–early January • event

Best places in the state to get yourself into the Christmas spirit

Philadelphia Christmas Village

Philadelphia Christmas Village

November 25–December 24, 2021 • event

An authentic German Christmas market, an old-fashioned carousel, and carriage rides in the heart of the city

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

November 20, 2021–January 2, 2022 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

mid-November–early January  • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

24 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

out of rangeOctober • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

out of rangeSeptember 18–19, 2021 • event

The historical battle comes back to life just once a year

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 3–4, 2021 • event

Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

Pittsburgh 4th of July Celebration

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Festivities at Point State Park culminate with the Flashes of Freedom Fireworks

Lititz Fire & Ice

Lititz Fire & Ice

out of rangeFebruary 18–27, 2022 • event

A free winter festival in Lititz, a cozy Pennsylvania town

Synchronous Firefly Season

Synchronous Firefly Season

out of rangelate June–mid-July • nature

A fairytale-like summer phenomenon at Allegheny National Forest

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

out of rangeJuly 09–12, 2020 (virtual event) • event

A large and vibrant art and music festival at Penn State University

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

out of rangeAugust 21–October 31, 2021 • event

Lots of entertainment in a picturesque setting

Pennsylvania Farm Show

Pennsylvania Farm Show

out of rangeJanuary 8–15, 2022 • event

The largest winter agricultural event in the state

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

out of rangeJanuary 1 • event

Possibly the oldest folklore festival tradition in the United States

Camp Bisco

Camp Bisco

out of rangeJuly 8–10, 2021 • event

The best electronic music and an excellent campground

Delaware Water Gap Fall Foliage

Delaware Water Gap Fall Foliage

out of rangelate September–late October • nature

One of the best fall color shows in the Poconos

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

out of rangeSeptember 4–5, 2021 • event

Join Philly's heartwarming farewell to the summer

Cicada Mania

Cicada Mania

out of rangeMay–mid-June • nature

A billionth population of American cicadas come out during final weeks in their lives to rejoice in a huge mating par

Linesville Spillway

Linesville Spillway

out of rangeMarch–November • nature

Thousands of carp rise to the surface to be fed by visitors. You've never seen that much fish in one place!

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

out of rangeMay–October • nature

The most scenic destination in Pennsylvania

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

out of rangeJanuary 14–16, 2022 • event

What a little wonderland to break the winter melancholy!

IceFest

IceFest

out of rangeJanuary 27–30, 2022 • event

Check out the best Chambersburg's ice carvers at work

Great American Outdoor Show

Great American Outdoor Show

out of rangeFebruary 5–13, 2022 • event

Celebrate everything about hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

unconfirmedmid-January–mid-February 2022 • event

Celebrate with iconic Chinatown lion parades and multiple festivities across Philly

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

unconfirmedearly February 2022 • event

The annual Squirrel Hill Parade is the main highlight of the vibrant celebration—Lunar New Year PGH

Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

out of rangeNovember 19–21, 2021 • event

One of the oldest marathons in the USA dating back to the 1920s

Halloween

Halloween

out of rangelate September–early November • event

Historic Pennsylvania is one of the best spots to celebrate Halloween

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

out of rangeMay 29–31, 2021 • event

Philly offers a bunch of opportunities to honor service members and to kick off the summer season

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