The forecast promises a beautiful fall weekend, perfect for enjoying the outdoors. Lucky for us, there are lots of fall festivals throughout Central Pennsylvania on tap.
Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest
Adams-Ricci Community Park
100 E. Penn Drive, Enola
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
This event attracted more than 45,000 visitors last year. They’ll have live music, dance and and martial arts demonstrations, a car show, food trucks and lots of fun activities for children.
Stewartstown Fall Fest 2019
Stewartstown Community Fairgrounds
16 College Avenue, Stewartstown
Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
They’ll have music, fine arts and crafts, food, dance performances, games, bounce houses, the Ravens’ mascot, and even helicopter rides.
Garden Spot Village Fall Festival
Garden Spot Village
433 S Kinzer Avenue, New Holland
Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
It’s their 23rd annual Fall Festival, where they’ll have an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, a country store featuring handcrafted furniture and collectibles, a silent auction, children’s activities including pumpkin decorating and train rides, live music, a Train Room Open House and much more.
Boehm’s Chapel Annual Apple Festival
13 W. Boehm’s Road, Willow Street
Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
It’s the 34th annual Apple Festival held throughout Boehm’s United Methodist Campus. They’ll have homemade apple butter, dumplings, nuggets, and homemade apple ice cream for purchase, plus hot and cold luncheon foods. Door prizes will be drawn every half-hour. Additionally, vendors will be on hand, across the campus, selling hand-crafted wares.
Fall Fest at Leg Up Farm
4880 N. Sherman St., Mount Wolf
Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
This annual community event features activities for kids, craft and food vendors, a silent auction, equine interactions and more. Parking is offsite and free shuttle service is available from Leg Up Farmers Market, Central York High School and Northeastern Middle School.
Harvest Days Festival
Landis Valley Museum
2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Adults $12, children 6-11, $8, ages 5 and younger are free.
It’s Landis Valley’s oldest and largest family event. They’ll have demonstrations, exhibits, live music and activities, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides and a children’s discovery tent. They’ll also demonstrate making apple butter and cider. Kids activities include pumpkin decorating.