One of the best things about summer in the PA Great Outdoors region is the many local fairs and festivals that celebrate country life. These events offer fantastic food, live music, entertainment, family fun, and much more. We have put together a list of some of the most popular upcoming events in 2016 that we thought you might want to attend.

50th Groundhog Festival July 3-9 Punxsutawney
Red, White, & Blueberry Festival July 7-10 Reynoldsville
Riverfest July 15-17 East Brady
Woodcarving Show & Competition July 16-17 Cook Forest
Jefferson County Fair July 17-23 Brookville
Fireman’s Celebration July 18-23 Ridgway
Clarion County Fair July 24-30 Fairmont City
Allegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo July 28-30 Kellettville
Tasting in the Wilds July 30 Ridgway
Scotch Hill Community Craft Day July 30 Leeper
Art in the Park July 30 Brookville
Motorcycle Ride for the Elk July 30-31 Benezette
Medix Run Rendezvous August 6-7 Medix Run
Cameron County Fair August 7-13 Emporium
Ag & Youth Fair August 8-13 Sykesville
Elk County Fair August 9-13 Kersey
Cookie Days Festival August 12-14 Rimbersburg
Fire, Smoke, & Sparks Air Show August 12-13 Shippenville
American Spirit of Aviation Festival August 13 St. Marys
St. Leo’s Summer Festival August 13-14 Ridgway
Tionesta Indian Festival August 16-21 Tionesta
Horse Thief Days August 17-20 Knox
Clear Creek Valley Heritage Day August 20 Sigel
Wine Fest in the Forest August 20 Leeper
Elk Expo August 20-21 Benezette
Art Festival in the Forest August 20-21 Cook Forest
Antique Firearms & Indian Artifacts Show September 3 Brookville

This is just a sampling of some of the many events happening this summer in the PA Great Outdoors region.  Find more fun events and things to do online at or call the PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau at (814) 849-5197.


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