Don’t Miss These Fall Festivals in PA

fall-festivals-in-pa.jpgWhen you come and stay at The Settlers Inn in the coming months, don’t miss these fall festivals in PA. In addition to the beautiful fall foliage and crisp autumn temperatures, they’re sure to get you into the spirit of the season. Pumpkin carving, corn mazes, craft vendors and seasonal food are all on tap. Whether it’s your first time or you are returning to one of your favorite festivals, be sure to mark your calendar for these fun, family fall festivals happening soon!

Harvest Festival

Every year, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts hosts The Harvest Festival.  The Harvest Festival takes place on every Sunday in September and is celebrating its 21st year.  This free event is fun for the whole family with a farmer’s market, live entertainment, horse and buggy rides, a corn maze, a craft village and much more. Festivities begin each Sunday at 11:00 am. Bethel Woods will also host a Wine Festival on October 5 and a Craft Beer, Spirits and Food Festival on October 12.

Hawley Harvest Hoedown

Here in Hawley we are looking forward to the Hawley Harvest Hoedown on October 5. Events throughout the day on Saturday include brews, contests, demonstrations, family activities, crafts, fresh locally grown foods, local maple syrup, pies, local business specials and deals. Rocktoberfest events at Hawley Silk Mill take place from noon to 6 pm. The Ritz Theater is the place to be on Saturday evening for the high energy Bluegrass and Folk concert.  Doors open at 7:30 pm.

Black Bear Film Festival

The town of Milford, PA hosts the Black Bear Film Festival every year on the weekend after Columbus Day.  The 20th annual Black Bear Film Festival takes place October 18 through 20, showcasing 25 films over the course of three days at the Historic Milford Theatre. The festival supports innovative and independent films, artistic expression, education, diversity and cultural enhancement.  The Film Salon at the Pike County Public Library will hold Q&A with the filmmakers and special guests. Tickets range from $10 for a single ticket for Saturday and Sunday films. There is a $75 ticket Gala ticket, which includes admission to the opening night gala with dinner and admission to the opening night film. Lastly, there is a $150 Gold Ticket which gives VIP seating and admission to the Sunday Brunch.

Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Weekends

Celebrate the fall season at Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage weekends in Jim Thorpe, PA.  On the weekends of October 5-6, 12-13, and 19-20 the town comes alive with arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, nightly ghost walks and a scarecrow contest.  Children of all ages will enjoy the kids’ activities and scenic train rides. The weekends will take place from Mauch Chunk Lake Park to the Opera House.

Stay Awhile

Here at The Settlers Inn, we’ve got the perfect special for your fall getaway. Our Live Life to the Fallest special includes everything you will need to enjoy the weekend including a two-night stay, full country breakfast and a driving tour and map of the region.  Call us at 570-226-2993 and let us help you book the perfect room. We look forward to having you stay with us soon!

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