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6 THINGS TO DO IN PENNSYLVANIA (JULY 07 - JULY 16)

Synchronous Firefly Season

Synchronous Firefly Season

late 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

July 09–12, 2020 (virtual event) • event

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

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment

unconfirmedJuly–August 2021 • event

The historical battle comes back to life just once a year

Camp Bisco

Camp Bisco

July 8–10, 2021 • event

The best electronic music and an excellent campground

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!

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

Pocono Mountains (The Poconos)

May–October • nature

The most scenic destination in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

out of rangeOctober • nature

Autumn reveals its stunning colors across the Keystone State

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

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

Philly 4th of July Events and Fireworks

unconfirmedearly July  • event

Celebrate Independence Day in America's Birthplace

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

out of rangeSeptember 5–November 1, 2020 • event

Lots of entertainment in a picturesque setting

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

Philadelphia Mummers Parade

canceledJanuary 1, 2021 • event

Possibly the oldest folklore festival tradition in the United States

Pennsylvania Farm Show

Pennsylvania Farm Show

out of rangeJanuary 9–16, 2021 • event

The largest winter agricultural event in the state

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

Pennsylvania's Most Festive Christmas Light Displays

Pennsylvania's Most Festive Christmas Light Displays

out of rangeearly November–early January • event

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

Philadelphia Christmas Village

Philadelphia Christmas Village

out of rangeNovember 21–December 24, 2020 • event

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

Lititz Fire & Ice

Lititz Fire & Ice

unconfirmedmid-February 2022 • event

A free winter festival in Lititz, a cozy Pennsylvania town

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

Somerset Fire & Ice Festival

out of rangeJanuary 15–17, 2021  • event

What a little wonderland to break the winter melancholy!

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend

unconfirmedSeptember 3–6, 2021 • event

Join Philly's heartwarming farewell to the summer

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

Chinese New Year in Philadelphia

out of rangeJanuary 18–February 21, 2021 • event

Celebrate with iconic Chinatown lion parades and multiple festivities across Philly

IceFest

IceFest

canceledJanuary 28–31, 2021 • event

Check out the best Chambersburg's ice carvers at work

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

Christmas Lights in Pittsburgh

out of rangelate November–early January  • event

Explore the most dazzling holiday displays in Pittsburgh

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 12, 2021 • event

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

Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon

canceledNovember 20–22, 2020 • 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

Kennywood Holiday Lights

Kennywood Holiday Lights

canceledDecember, 2020 • event

A popular Christmas display near Pittsburgh

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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