FROSTY FUN IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
January 18 through March 14
Pie On The Fly Pizza Trail
Everyone loves pizza! Franklin County has some of the best pizzerias. Check out the Franklin County pizza map to discover the Pie On The Fly Pizza Trail!
Ice, Ice Baby
One of the best parts of winter is Icefest!
Take a look at some of the highlights of many years of IceFest in our look back video.
AND, save the date for the 20th celebration of IceFest – January 27-30, 2022!
Take the challenge…discover and learn about Franklin County PA. Delve into history, arts and architecture, recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and local farming and find out more about communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Check out the reading list here!
The Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center hosts a variety of visitors—some from Europe, some from California, and even a few ghostly ones. The Ghost PIT joins FCVB to investigate the spirits of the 11/30 Visitors Center. Join the hunt or tune into to hear what the team discovered. Check out their Facebook page and see some of their investigation videos. Facebook.com/paranormal219/
Celebrate Black History
Black history is American history. The 11/30 Visitors Center is recognizing the contribution, culture, and courage of our local citizens with a special black history installation by Phillip Whitely to showcase inspiration, leadership, and fortitude of Franklin County’s African American citizens , past and present.
Celebrate Women's History
Women from all walks of life contribute to our shared world. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau & 11/30 Visitors Center invite you to be part of In Celebration of Women. Celebrate generations of women, who inspire, who share, who strengthen the world around us all.
Boutique, unique, antique, spatique, artique, winetique….it is fantastique. Something a little different is waiting for shoppers in Franklin County. Join the fun with three old favorites—bingo, tic tac toe, and a scavenger hunt. Come in person and shop small or, visit virtually through social media and online to shop and play Boutique Blitz.
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What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book? So many good books, more than 60, it is hard to pick a favorite, Help FCVB celebrate his birthday, March 2, 1904, by reading a favorite Dr. Seuss book.
TGIF - Thank Goodness It's Franklin
Complete any of the activities on Friday and receive “double entries.” Cash register receipts should show the date of Friday. For activities like book reviews, a Friday send works the same.
How Sweet It Is
Enjoy heaping dose of the good old days with candy makers and chocolatiers. They all make Franklin County a sweet destination!
The Lollipop Shop in Shippensburg, Zoe’s Chocolate in Waynesboro, Candy Kitchen in Waynesboro, Mrs. Gibbles Candy in Greencastle, and Olympia Candy Kitchen in Chambersburg.
Slippin' and Slidin'
Whitetail Ski Resort is a great way to have frosty fun. Go skiing. Go snowboarding. Take a skiing or snowboarding lesson. Or, go tubing…no lessons required and fun for all.
Curl up and relax with a good book this winter! Nothing is better than being transported to another time and place or feeling swirling emotions as you are carried away by a captivating story. Join us on a reading adventure with books by local authors or local happenings.
Get outside and breathe in the chilly air, and while you are out, snap a few pictures of your adventures. Capture the spirit of winter through your eyes, and share it with The Franklin County Visitors Bureau.
BONUS - Snow Day
Any day it snows, just build a snowman, a snow fort, make a snow angel, go sledding, or have a snow battle. Snap a photo of your creation or the fun you are having and send it to FrostyFunPass@gmail.com.
Warm Me Up
Winter is here and with it comes the ebb and flow of chilly temperatures, winter precipitation and the need for a warm drink to thaw out the soul. Luckily, the communities of Franklin County have plenty of businesses to keep everyone warm this winter season.