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Best time to visit Pennsylvania

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8 THINGS TO DO IN PENNSYLVANIA (OCTOBER 05 - OCTOBER 14)

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

October • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

August 20–October 30, 2022 • event

Lots of entertainment in a picturesque setting

Delaware Water Gap Fall Foliage

Delaware Water Gap Fall Foliage

late September–late October • nature

One of the best fall color shows in the Poconos

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

May–October • nature

The most scenic destination in Pennsylvania

Linesville Spillway

Linesville Spillway

March–November • nature

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

Stargazing

Stargazing

all year round (but the best months are September-February) • nature

Pennsylvania offers perfect conditions for your stargazing adventure

Halloween

Halloween

mid-September–early November • event

Historic Pennsylvania is one of the best spots to celebrate Halloween

Yorktoberfest

Yorktoberfest

unconfirmedOctober 8, 2022 • event

A beer and wine festival in the picturesque Pennsylvania Dutch Country

42 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Lititz Fire & Ice

Lititz Fire & Ice

out of rangeFebruary 17–26, 2023 • event

A free winter festival in Lititz, a cozy Pennsylvania town

Night Lights Sky Lantern Festival

Night Lights Sky Lantern Festival

out of rangeSeptember 17–18, 2022 • event

Behold countless lanterns in the sky above Pocono Raceway

Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia

Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia

out of rangeApril 8–10, 2022 • event

Enjoy hundreds of blooming trees and Japanese culture at Pennsylvania's top cherry blossom fest

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

out of rangeJuly 2–3, 2022 • 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, 2022 • event

Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace

Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Festival

Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Festival

out of rangeSeptember 16–18, 2022 • event

Experience the magic of vibrant balloons lifting off over the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

out of rangeJuly 13–17, 2022 • event

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

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

Synchronous Firefly Season

Synchronous Firefly Season

out of rangelate June–mid-July • nature

A fairytale-like summer phenomenon at Allegheny National Forest

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's World War II Weekend

Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's World War II Weekend

out of rangeJune 3–5, 2022 • event

Become a part of WWII during this military air festival

Pennsylvania Farm Show

Pennsylvania Farm Show

unconfirmedmid-January 2023 • event

The largest winter agricultural event in the state

IceFest

IceFest

out of rangeJanuary 26–29, 2023 • event

Check out the best Chambersburg's ice carvers at work

Thurston Classic

Thurston Classic

out of rangeJune 16–19, 2022 • event

A great and free ballooning event with a long history

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

unconfirmedlate January–early February 2023 • event

Celebrate with iconic Chinatown lion parades and multiple festivities across Philly

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

out of rangeJanuary 1 • event

Possibly the oldest folklore festival tradition in the United States

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

out of rangeJanuary 13–15, 2023 • event

What a little wonderland to break the winter melancholy!

The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow

The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow

out of rangeMay 27–28, 2023 • event

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with the US Navy Blue Angels

Great American Outdoor Show

Great American Outdoor Show

out of rangeFebruary 5–13, 2022 • event

Celebrate everything about hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors

Christmas Lights in PA

Christmas Lights in PA

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

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

Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival

Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival

unconfirmedOctober 22–24, 2022 • event

Ready to enjoy a laser light hot air balloon festival?

Camp Bisco

Camp Bisco

on holdJuly 8–10, 2021 • event

The best electronic music and an excellent campground

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

out of rangeSeptember 3–4, 2022 • event

Join Philly's heartwarming farewell to the summer

Balloon Quest New Castle

Balloon Quest New Castle

out of rangeAugust 3–7, 2022 • event

Enjoy more than 20 balloons flying high over Union Township

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

out of rangeApril–late September • nature

Ruby-throated hummers abound throughout Pennsylvania during the warm season

St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

out of rangeMarch 13, 2022 • event

The second oldest celebration in the U.S. has continued for over 250 years

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

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 1–2, 2022 • event

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

Philadelphia Christmas Village

Philadelphia Christmas Village

unconfirmedlate November–late December 2022 • event

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

Skippack 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

Skippack 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 4, 2022 • event

Don't miss this incredible Independence Day celebration

Chester County Balloon Festival

Chester County Balloon Festival

unconfirmedSeptember 10–12, 2022 • event

Witness cake-shaped and monster-inspired balloons at this hot air balloon festival

Fan Expo Philadelphia

Fan Expo Philadelphia

out of rangeApril 8–10, 2022 • event

The largest popular culture event in Philly

Upper Bucks Brewfest

Upper Bucks Brewfest

out of rangeSeptember 17, 2022 • event

A great occasion to taste craft beers, listen to live music, and play cornhole

Thunder in the Valley in Johnstown, PA

Thunder in the Valley in Johnstown, PA

out of rangeJune 23–26, 2022 • event

Enjoy a long weekend packed with motorcycles and exciting entertainment!

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

out of rangeNovember 19–December 31, 2022 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

out of rangeMay 21–30, 2022 • event

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

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

unconfirmedmid-November–early January  • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

out of rangeNovember 19–20, 2022 • event

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

Quad State Beer Fest

Quad State Beer Fest

out of rangeJune 11, 2022 • event

Irish-themed festival featuring up to 120 beers

Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival

Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival

out of rangeOctober 1–2, 2022 • event

Pennsylvania's premier Cannabis event

Big Knob Grange Fair

Big Knob Grange Fair

out of rangeAugust 30–September 3, 2022 • event

Check out the famed truck and tractor pulls, livestock, and family-friendly entertainment at the fairground

Indiana County Fair

Indiana County Fair

out of rangeAugust 25–September 3, 2022 • event

Traditional entertainment in the West-central part of Pennsylvania

Waterford Community Fair

Waterford Community Fair

out of rangeSeptember 5–10, 2022 • event

Enjoy the traditional thrills and agricultural exhibits in Erie County

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