There's something about the buzzing energy of festivals that sparks your interest. From themed festivals to music bashes, you want to experience an atmosphere of creativity and authenticity through tent vendors, food and drinks, as well as special performances or events.
Experience some of the best Polish and Slovenian bands in the country at Johnstown PolkaFest! The festival is located in Johnstown, PA's first neighborhood, Cambria City, a National Register Historic District and the melting pot of the city's first immigrants. Stroll the outdoor street vendors, dance under the covered pavilion on a wooden dance floor or indulge in pierogis, kielbasa and halupki in the polish kitchen. The bands rotate on two stages making the music non-stop and the fun abounding!
Wellsboro, PA turns into a Victorian village the first Saturday in December each year. The quaint streets featuring gas street lights become home to food and craft vendors dressed in Victorian-inspired attire. Carolers serenade shoppers and scalawags roam the streets in good fun. The historic Penn Wells Restaurant offers a holiday buffet and a presentation of Dickens A Christmas Carol telling the story of scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
Each holiday season Mifflinburg offers its own version of an authentic Christmas Market, inspired by the 700 year old traditional German Christkindl Market, or Christ Child Market. The town's market is over 100 festive outdoor huts featuring unique handmade crafts and traditional Christkindl treats. Plenty to see and do for kids and adult alike. The air is filled with the enticing aroma of roasted almonds, hot chocolate, Hungarian goulash, savory sausages, gourmet coffees and German beer .