In almost every corner of the commonwealth there are events that celebrate the uniqueness of Pennsylvania.
Are you looking for something fun and interesting to do this summer? Something that’s outside the norm?
In almost every corner of the commonwealth there are events that celebrate the uniqueness of Pennsylvania. Here are seven of those events happening now through the rest of the summer.
Bucks County Beach Days: Sand Sculptures in the Village
This event showcases sand sculptures big and small that pay homage to the area’s history, landmarks, and scenery.
When: Now-Aug. 31
Where: Lahaska, Bucks County
Rain Day Festival
Celebrate and watch for rain during this annual festival with umbrella decorating contests, live music, and shopping.
When: July 29
Where: Waynesburg, Greene County
Rib & Wing Festival
Fill up on mouth-watering ribs and wings cooked fresh by award-winning “ribbers” from all over the country. Enjoy live music and cool off at the beer garden, or play some games in the Kid’s Zone.
When: July 29-31
Where: Champion, Westmoreland County
Western PA Balloon Quest
This event features amusement park rides, live entertainment, food vendors, and, of course, hot air balloons. For one night only, watch balloons dance to music at the “Balloon Glow.”
When: Aug. 3-7
Where: New Castle, Lawrence County
Great American Banana Split Festival
Discover where the first banana split was made and enjoy a plethora of food, activities, and entertainment.
When: Aug. 19-21
Where: Latrobe, Westmoreland County
Celebrating “everything elk,” this event features displays, presentations, contests, entertainment, wagon rides, and music.
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Benezette, Elk County
Wally Lake Fest
Celebrate Lake Wallenpaupack during this action-packed event filled with live music, farmers markets, food, drinks, and boats.
When: Aug. 26-28
Where: Hawley, Wayne County
Cost: Price varies