2019 PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 2019
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
(See also: 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015)
August 3, 2019
Linvilla Orchards hosts our annual Peach Festival early every August while peaches are plentiful. You can pick your own peck of peaches at the peak of perfection!
August 3-4, 2019
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Festival
This community wide festival grew out of the local neighborhood church festivals. With smaller neighborhoods becoming extinct so have the personalities of communities. Featuring homemade Old European ethnic foods, this annual parish festival promotes community togetherness. People come together to enjoy great food and music that ranges from rock to polka. We generally have at least two live bands through the festival, with ample space for dancing. There are carnival style games for all ages.
August 5-10, 2019 - Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair
Livestock Shows and Sales, Baked Goods Auction, Horse Show, Midway, Petting Zoo, Camel Rides, Tractor Pulls, Live Entertainment and Concerts, and much more.
August 5-10, 2019 71st Annual Butler Farm Show - Butler, Pennsylvania
Hundreds of 4-H youngsters bring their animals to the Butler Farm Show to compete for the coveted ribbons and positions in the Livestock Sale. Thousands of dollars are awarded to Best of Show, Grand Champions and Reserve Grand Champions through the bidding process. Arts& Crafts and Farm Products are on display. Food vendors and exhibitors line the many walk-ways on the farm show grounds. The show arena features outstanding shows each of the six nights. Tractor Pulls and a large Demo Derby highlight the week.
August 6-10, 2019 Cumberland Ag Expo - Newville, Pennsylvania
We invite you to come out and support the activity this year. We are proud to invite exhibits for home products and special contests this year, despite continuing reductions in state funding. We will host the PA Preferred baking contest, the Angel food contest and the Apple pie contest. The winners will qualify for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. We will also accept donations for the bake sale. Please attend to enjoy the food and fellowship. Help in our fund raising effort so that we may continue to support all the exhibits for years to come. Look for the updated schedule page for our early September event soon! See you there!
August 9-10, 2019
Annual Kielbasa Festival
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!
August 10-11, 2019
Peach Festival & Sidewalk Sale
Prized peaches are the payoff during our annual Peach Festival featuring live musical entertainment and peach treats throughout the village, paired with great sidewalk savings in every shop.
August 11-17, 2019 - Washington County Agricultural Fair
Welcome to the Washington County Agricultural Fair where we annually celebrate our Western Pennsylvania heritage, culture and community by providing wholesome family fun, great entertainment, friendly competition and educational experiences for the whole family! The Fair is where agriculture, industry, education and recreation unite in a cooperative effort to dynamically portray the resources and accomplishments of the Washington County area.
August 12-18, 2019 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Highlighting World-Class Meals through fine dining, fresh harvests & outdoor seating as Three-Course Fixed-Price Meals.
August 13-15, 2019 Ag Progress Days - University Park, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition. Penn State's Ag Progress Days will once again show the many faces of agriculture, bringing together people with a wide range of perspectives on the production of food, fuel and fiber. Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
August 14-18, 2019 71st Middletown Grange Fair
Horse Show, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, 4-H Youth Activities, Hay & Grain, Vegetables, Fruits & Nuts, Home Products, Floral Exhibits, Needlecraft, Art, Photography, Handcrafts, Household Furnishings, Fair Queen Competition, Apiary Products, Antique Farm Machinery, Eggs, Angel Food Cake Contest, Apple Pie Contest, Chocolate Cake Contest, Chocolate Cookie Contest, Entertainment
August 15-18, 2019 Annual Pittston Tomato Festival
Delicious food, a variety of live entertainment, a parade, 5K run, games, rides, arts and crafts, bingo and of course home-grown Pittston tomatoes keep bringing an enthusiastic crowd to the festival year after year. And don't miss the Tomato Fights. Attendance: 50,000.
August 15-18, 2019 - 18th Annual Bloomfield Little Italy Days
Little Italy Days will be held on the streets and sidewalks of Liberty Avenue in the heart of Bloomfield. For four days this August in Bloomfield it's all-Italian-all-the-time! Expect lots of music and food, games and activities for the kids, more food and other fun things to do amidst Bloomfield's unique shops and fine restaurants. Awarded First Place for Best Special Event - City of Pittsburgh!!
August 16-18, 2019 Celebrate Erie: Taste of Erie - Erie, Pennsylvania
Thursday evening marks the opening of CelebrateErie and Taste of Erie is the place to be! With plenty of seating, and music to enjoy, come sample what some of Erie’s finest eating establishments have to offer. While strolling through Perry Square, you can also check out the Artist Colony, where some of the regions most acclaimed artists will display their art for the evening.
August 17, 2019 5th Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest
The Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest will return with 50 craft breweries to sample from! A distinctive sampling experience, featuring an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic and the U.S. Take in spectacular views of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield, set against the backdrop of the Seminary Ridge Museum. VIP and General Admission tickets available beginning April 15. Brewfest tickets will be $75 for VIP and $55 for general admission.
August 17, 2019 - Wine Time at the Colony
The wine-tasting festival, held minutes from Pittsburgh on the park-like grounds of Penn's Colony, will feature: wines from 16 award-winning vintners; gourmet foods and confections; plus a marketplace of gifts created especially for wine enthusiasts by juried artisans. The festival is distinguished for its selection of wines featuring Pennsylvania-grown grapes and fruits from three different growing regions. The outdoor event, which will have live music and outdoor picnic seating, will be held at Penn's Colony festival grounds, 365 Saxonburg Blvd (also: thecolonypa.com/ )
August 23-25, 2019 Seven Springs Wine Festival
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
Showcasing wineries from all over Pennsylvania offering a tantalizing experience for anyone who loves wine. The festival features complimentary wine sampling from 31 wineries, daily seminars, live entertainment, a variety of crafts, and musical entertainment.
August 23-25, 2019 Annual Butler Italian Festival
On the streets and sidewalks of Main Street in Downtown Butler, PA. For 3 Days in Late Summer in Butler, it's all-Italian-all-the-time! Expect lots of music and food, games and activities for the kids, more food and other fun things to do amidst Historic Downtown Butler's unique shops and fine restaurants. From the Producers of the highly successful Bloomfield Little Italy Days in Pittsburgh! We have a spectacular line-up of entertainment and a very aggressive promotional campaign to make this year’s Festival a huge success!!
August 23-25, 2019 Great American Banana Split Celebration
Entering our sixth year of the Great American Banana Split Celebration, we are excited to announce tremendous growth, bringing over 25,000 individuals to last year’s event. Latrobe claims that the Banana Split was originally invented there in 1904. Attendance: 25,000.
August 31, 2019 16th Annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival
Bring your buns to Hamburg…you’ll relish the experience! Enjoy the Professional & Amateur Hamburger Eating Competitions, non-stop entertainment on five stages, two beer and wine gardens, crafters/artists, numerous children’s activities, Dine & Dash foot race, downtown shopping, plenty of food & drinks, plus a whole lot more! 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Attendance: 15,000.
August 31-September 1, 2019 25th Pocono Garlic Festival
Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania
Two days of extraordinary garlic laced food, arts and live entertainment. All entertainment is included with price of admission, no parking fee either! Proud to be know as one of the stinkest festivals in the Pocono's. Attendees will enjoy three stages of continous entertainment, local grown produce and over sixty food and craft vendors selling everything garlic. There is fun for all ages with family theme entertainment, live music including Christine Porter from the Voice and our fun Garlic Eating Contest as welll as a GARLIC CHOPPED Cooking Competiton. Under the education tent there will be live animal shows and garlic growing seminars.
2018 PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 2018
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS
events waiting for new dates
August 26, 2018 - Cheese & Garlic Festival - Macungie, Pennsylvania
There will be over 50 vendors including: garlic and cheese vendors, wineries, craft beers, and food and craft vendors. Samples will be provided. We will have a number of entertaining contests and demonstrations for everyone to enjoy!