2017 PENNSYLVANIA - November & December 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
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November 4, 2017 - 7th Annual Valley Forge Beer & Cider Festival
More than 75 Breweries & Cideries with more than 150 beers & ciders, featuring some of the best craft brewers in the country and from around the globe. Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.
November 10-11, 2017 - 6th Annual Lake Erie Maple Expo
Co-sponsored by Northwest PA Maple Syrup Producers Association, Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Producers Council, Ohio Maple Producers Association, Western New York State Maple Producers and the Albion FFA.
November 11, 2017 - Holiday Wine Festival at Spring Brook
Holiday-themed, indoor wine festival. Simply select a wine or two from one of the event's wine tasting booths (all Pennsylvania wineries), some cheeses & chocolates from the specialty foods vendors, and a couple of carefully-chosen handcrafted items for each person on your list.
November 11, 2017 Back East Farm Toy Show - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Farm Toy & Construction Show & Auction from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. held at Lancaster Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, off route 72. Auction at 4 p.m. ?For more info call (717) 656-8919.
November 18-19, 2017 - Annual Food & Spirits Festival
The annual LNP Media Group Food & Spirits Festival is a showcase of restaurants, food vendors, vineyards, microbreweries, distilleries, retailers and more. It takes place at The Lancaster County Convention Center. The Festival was created for those who enjoy great food, fine wine, good spirits, craft beer and lively music.
November 30-December 1, 2017 Festival of Ice
Juniata River Valley, Pennsylvania
Watch professional ice carvers turn solid blocks of ice into beautiful works of art using chisels, chainsaws and blow torches. Enjoy live music in the courtroom on the second floor of the Historic Courthouse, observe the Sun Home Health & Hospice “Tree of Love” tree lighting ceremony, marvel at the Mifflin County Model Railroad Club working train display, tour the McCoy House museum, ride on horse drawn carriages with WKVA, WCHX and Star Country Radio, attend the live Nativity, join in the Christmas Caroling tour, visit with the vendors, participate in the children’s events, enjoy the new art gallery, see Santa at the West Side Gallery, cheer on the dance studio presentations, watch the kids have fun with the live animals and pony rides and take pictures of the Kiwanis Christmas Parade.
December 1-2, 2017 8th Annual Gingerbread Celebration and Holiday Mart - Gettsburg, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg Festival’s Annual Gingerbread Celebration and Holiday Mart. Enjoy a gallery of gingerbread houses created by area chefs and artisans. At the Gettysburg Campus of Harrisburg Area Community College, Gettysburg. Free admission, both days Friday and Saturday. Enjoy a gallery of gingerbread creations, holiday art mart and activities for families. Also, participate in the gingerbread creations silent auction and People’s Choice voting. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit Gettysburg Festival Inc. Event hours: Friday, December 5 from 2 pm-7 pm and Saturday, December 6 from 9 am until 4 pm.
December 2, 2017 Fegley’s Brew Works Craft Beer Festival
Join us this December for an early Christmas present to yourself (and your friends). Every year, our craft beer festival features more than 50 craft beers to sample from dozens of the best local and national craft breweries and this year will be no different! Located on 3 floors at the Allentown Brew Works, Fegley’s Craft Beer Festival is not to be missed.
December 10, 2017 15th Annual Latkepalooza and Holiday Bazaar
This insanely popular Hanukkah foodie tradition features gourmet lip-smacking latkes from some of Philadelphia's hottest restaurants. Complemented by live music as well as programming for the kids.
December 30-31, 2017 Peeps Fest & Peeps Chick Drop
Located at the iconic SteelStacks in Bethlemen, the event features those delicious marshmallow Peeps. Music, arts/crafts, 5k run, and more. The festival closes with a bang with the famous Just Born Peeps Chick Drop and fireworks.
December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve Pickle Drop
Dillsburg's Pickle Drop - The 24th Annual Dillsburg Pickle Drop. Traditional Baltimore Street fare includes the New Year's Eve Midnight drop of Mr. Pickle.
December 31, 2017 McClure Kettle Drop - McClure, Pennsylvania
Start a new tradition at the local community event held in McClure, Pennsylvania at the McClure Volunteer Fire Company Station. Free Admission. DJ / Dancing; Food / Drinks; Modified Chinese Auction; Prizes every 15 minutes; 50 / 50 Drawing; Kids Coloring; Scavenger Hunt; Silent Auction; Beard Contest (Best Overall); Contests for children; Candy Jar guessing; Apple Relay; Civil War Cannon set off at Midnight; Lowering the cast iron kettle at midnight from the McClure Fire Co. Ladder Truck.
December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve Bologna Drop
Ring in the new year in Downtown Lebanon as a huge edible bologna drops at midnight with the help of a fire department ladder truck. The 12-foot long bologna weighing nearly 150 pounds, made by Kutztown/Daniel Weaver Bologna Co. will be donated to the Rescue Mission. Live music and hot drinks.
December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve Hershey Kiss Drop
A family-friendly New Year’s Eve! The New Year’s Eve celebration, planned and staffed by community volunteers, will be held at the square in the heart of downtown Hershey and is free to the public. The evening will culminate with the raising of the giant Hershey’s Kiss replica followed by a fireworks display at midnight. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available by various vendors throughout the evening.
December 31, 2017 Hummelstown Lollipop Drop
Be part of the excitement as the clock counts down to midnight. At 11:59 the giant Lollipop will start its decent, signifying the start of the new year, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.