3rd Annual Franklin County Festival of Trees

3rd Annual Franklin County Festival of Trees

Saturday November 20th – Friday December 3rd, 2021
Benefits Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance
Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB) is excited to bring holiday cheer at the 3rd annual 2021 Festival of Trees, held in the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center–the former 1865 National Bank of Chambersburg on the square.
The festival opens at  4 PM on November 20.
Come see beautifully decorated trees and wreaths.
Enjoy a holiday train display, courtesy of Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, in the lobby of the visitors center, and family fun in downtown Chambersburg.
Visitors can vote for their favorite tree or wreath as well as participate in the silent auction to take home a tree or wreath.
Funds raised will support Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance..
Admission to Festival of Trees is Free. 
Trees and wreaths are being decorated by local organizations.
Visitors may vote for their favorite tree or wreath by purchasing four ballots for $1.
Silent auction bids can be placed in person, via phone at 866-646-8060 or by emailing fcvbfestivaloftrees@gmail.com.
Silent auction amounts will be displayed in the Visitors Center and online.
Current bid amounts will be updated online daily at explorefranklincountypa.com.
Final votes for favorites and final bids for the silent auction will close at 7 PM on December 3 with winners being announced the same night.
The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore history, arts and architecture, recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and the warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro.
Franklin County PA is located just north of the Mason Dixon Line and is an easy drive to Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
Plan a visit at ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com, contacting 866.646.8060, or stopping by the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center on the square in downtown Chambersburg.
We hope to see you!
Uprise Festival, Shippensburg Fairgrounds

Uprise Festival, Shippensburg Fairgrounds

Uprise Fest returns for 2021. Friday September 17th – Saturday September 18th
It’s always more than just an outdoor music festival. It’s an experience with bands, artists, activities, food, merchandise, and more.
Check the Uprise Fest website for the latest information on the musical lineup.
Uprise Festival is a non-profit organization that was created in 2004 to reach people in the local area through music.
Be sure to check out our website (uprisefest.com) for more information about the festival!
In addition to general admission tickets, there are numerous add-ons and special package options that will make this event even more memorable. 
Shippensburg Community Fairgrounds
All ages are welcome! Children 6 and under are free. Prices will increase by $10 at the gate.
General Admission does not include Camping. Camping sold separately.
Tickets on sale now.
6th Annual Waynesboro Wizarding Festival

6th Annual Waynesboro Wizarding Festival

Friday & Saturday August 5th and 6th
This festival has quickly become a local favorite!
During this family-friendly event, our downtown is transformed into a magical place for witches and wizards alike!
Costumes are encouraged!
Special events include costume contests and magical demonstrations, wand workshops, movie showings, and more!
Come experience the magic!
For more information, Click Here
Fort Loudon Fall Food Truck

Fort Loudon Fall Food Truck

Saturday October 2nd * 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Fort Loudon Community Center will be hosting a Food Truck Festival.
Share our event on Facebook and rsvp so you can stay informed and up to date on the delicious cuisine coming your way!
The Reenactment of the Burning of Chambersburg

The Reenactment of the Burning of Chambersburg

July 17, 2021 *  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Downtown Chambersburg as the town is set ablaze to commemorate the day that Chambersburg was held for ransom and then burned.
We celebrate community, rebirth and Chambersburg’s rise from the ashes with a day full of events:
Old Market Day street festival kicks-off at 9:00 AM! Enjoy lots of art, food, crafts, vendors and music!
Visit the 11/30 Visitors Center on the Square throughout the day for book signings, drawings, kids’ activities, giveaway and tours. 
Explore the new lobby exhibit: Let the Journey Begin…People, Places & Possibilities all day!
1:00 PM: Come experience Edna Lawrence – a quilt storyteller as she talks about her art and passion for history and people.
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: The PA Army Nation Guard joins the 11/30 Visitors Center bringing their rock climbing wall Downtown for all those adventurous individuals to endure!
7:00 PM: A Cappella & Unplugged Final Round – the very talented finalists perform for your vote as they sing for a chance to win the big $500 prize!
Just before 9:00 PM: As the sun sets, the history of the 1864 Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg
takes the night’s center stage as lights and atmospheric affects so real that bystanders will think they were transported back to 1864!
To learn more about this event and the history, Click Here