September 29 Is Busy Day in Mercersburg PA
Historic Mercersburg in southwest Franklin Count is the place to be on September 29! Enjoy Mercersburg Townfest and the Mercersburgl Beer & Wine Festival. Townfest is a street festival throughout the downtown with art, craft, and food vendors plus children’s activities. The festival, 9 AM to 3 PM does not have an entry fee and is a tradition for 39 years.
Adults, 21 and older, can enjoy the Mercersburg Beer & Wine Festival at the Mercersburg Lions Club Park at 405 S. Park Ave. in Mercersburg. Gates for regular admission open at 1 PM and close at 5 PM. With more than five wineries and 25+ breweries, featuring 50 craft beers, it is a great afternoon to spread out and enjoy some great samplings, food, and entertainment.
There are NO infants, toddlers, children or teens allowed. NO strollers, pets, coolers, picnic baskets, food or drinks permitted through the gate. Only 21 years and above allowed. Please bring federal or state ID; it is required for entry. Advance tickets are $30 and tickets at the gate are $35. Tickets includes free commemorative sample glass, unlimited responsible access to all beers, three samples from each vintner or winery, live music, access to purchase glasses or bottles of wine, plus free parking or free shuttle service. Designated driver tickets are $30 and also receive the commemorative sample glass but do not have on-site access to beer and wine. Two non-alcoholic coupons are included.
Online pre-event ticket purchasers will have first access to the FREE Saferide Shuttle! Reservations for the shuttle are REQUIRED. No reservation will be accepted without online purchase of tickets for the event. This is the FREE Shuttle schedule (subject to change):
· 12:00pm – The Orchard’s in Chambersburg, PA (back lot – 4:30pm return)
· 1:00pm – Dilly’s in Chambersburg, PA (side lot near RT30 – 5:30pm return)
· 12:15pm and 1:15pm – the John Allison Public House in Greencastle, PA (back left lot – bus 1 4:30pm return, bus 2 5:30pm return)
· 12:15pm – Saunderosa Park in Mercersburg, PA (5:30pm return)
· 12:15pm – Cancun Cantina West – Hagerstown, MD (back lot – 5:30pm return)
· All shuttle times subject to change.
Both the Mercersburg Townfest and Beer and Wine Festival arehosted by the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce. For more on Mercersburg Townfest, please visit mercersburgtownfest.com. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite for the Mercersburg Beer & Wine Festival here.