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French Creek Music Festival

July 6, 7, 8, 2018 ~ Venango PA

The annual Venango borough music Festival will be featuring multiple music events over the 3 day event as well as food, local craft beers and handmade goods. The BBQ on the 7th event proceeds will go to the Venango Volunteer Fire Department. 

This event is sponsored by the Venango Volunteer Fire Department and the Venango General Store. 

Call Mark for details 814-422-5323.


More Information: Call 814-422-5323 or visit www.fcmf.rocks

HOTAfest 2018

July 13, 14 and 16, 2018 ~ Historic Titusville, PA

HOTAfest (Heart of the Arts Folk Festival) is an event for musicians and visual artists. The festival features hands-on workshops that celebrate Bluegrass, Irish Celtic, Gospel, Scottish, Civil War, Folk and Mountain Genres, including visual arts and crafts.

More Information: Call 814-827-2381 or visit www.hotafest.com

49th Annual Townville Old Home Days

July 13, 14, 2018 ~ Downtown Townville, PA

Enjoy some great old fashion fun with family and friends at the Townville Old Home Days. Some of the fun starts with a 5k race, parade, queen pageant, children's coloring contest, corn hole pitch, classic car cruise-in, wagon rides, great food and live entertainment.

More Information: Visit www.festivalsinpa.com/townville-old-home-days

French Creek Heritage Event: Pontiac's Rebellion

July 14, 15, 2018 ~ Cochranton Fair Grounds, Cochranton PA

The 4th Annual Event explores the period following the French & Indian War, focusing on the Rebellion across western Pennsylvania and larger frontier. A distinguished panel of speakers will explore the forces and events that impacted the French Creek Valley. Includes a "Children's Program" with activities, games and educational opportunities.

The two day event offers a brush with local history. Encampments of living history re-enactors provide both a visual and hands on experience. The free event also provides museum quality artifacts and demonstrations. This unique experience offers something for all ages and interests. 

More Information: Call 814-425-7700 or visit www.frenchcreekheritageevent.com

29th Annual Wesbury Chicken BBQ and Craft Fair

July 15, 2018 ~ Wesbury, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, PA

Each year in the middle of summer, Wesbury pulls together a festival that attracts close to 5,000 visitors. Held on campus, this free event is always the third Sunday of July from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. It includes a Family Fun Zone with games and train rides, outdoor and indoor entertainment, crafters and other vendors, and an Antique and Classic Car Cruise In. In addition, the Sunset Auxiliary holds its annual rummage, book and bake sale. Of course, there are chicken and rib dinners on sale that includes several side dishes and homemade pie or cake.

More Information: Call 814-332-9264 or visit www.wesbury.com/wesbury-foundation-events.php

10th Annual Thunder in the City

August 3, 4, 2018 ~ Downtown Meadville, PA

Ride on down to the 10th Annual car and bike show in downtown Meadville. This year will feature 10 bands, more vendors, more cars and bikes and more fun!So, join us at this FREE community event and celebrate the 10th Anniversary with us!

More Information: Call 814-337-8030 or visit www.meadvillechamber.com

Linesville Heritage Weekend

August 3 - 5, 2018 ~ Linesville PA

The Heritage Weekend is an opportunity to travel back in time to experience the roots of Linesville’s history, a city rich in frontier and Native American culture. Linesville’s storied and magical past will come alive with two days of fun and adventure for the whole family.

This is a chance for visitors to meet the Native American models and military re-enactors who helped make Griffing’s art come to life. Traders will demonstrate how trade was conducted between Europeans and Natives. Also, Authentic Native American dancers will be performing.


More Information: Call 814-818-0600 or visit www.visitlinesville.org

Summer Celebration Day at Canadohta Lake

August 4, 2018 ~ Canadohta Lake, Union City PA

Enjoy a full day of fun including games for the kids, watermelon eating contest, rubber duck races, music and a luau featuring a great buffet on the beach. Visit our website for more details.

More Information: Visit www.canadohtalake.org

90th Annual Cochranton Community Fair

August 6 - 11, 2018 ~ Cochranton Fair Grounds, Cochranton PA

There is no shortage of family fun at the Cochranton Community Fair! The six day spree of fun, food and farm animals concludes on the 12th with a fireworks display.

Titusville Oil Festival

August 10, 11, 2018 ~ Downtown Titusville PA

Food and craft vendors and a Wine Walk Friday night in downtown Titusville. More food and craft vendors open Saturday along with the parade at 11:00 am, fine art exhibit, chalk walk, antique car show, kids' activities, beer festival, live music and fireworks! Come and celebrate with us!

More Information: Call 814-827-2941 or visit www.titusvillechamber.com

CanaDoo Wop Weekend Festival

August 17, 18, 19, 2018 ~ Canadohta Lake, Union City PA

Start with a Bonfire Kickoff on Friday at Runners Golf Course, with a Car Cruise, street dance and horseshoe tournament. Visit our website for more information.

More Information: Visit www.canadohtalake.org

Children's Business Fair at Canal Park Market Village

August 18, 2018 ~ 158 Main St., Route 18, Conneautville PA

Canal Park Market Village is thrilled to be the host site of an Acton's Children's Business Fair - a great opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business!  With entrepreneurship in mind as our community revitalization effort, how better to spark interest in future generations of business owners?

More Information: Visit www.childrensbusinessfair.org/conneautville-canalparkmarketvillage

97th Annual Spartansburg Community Fair

September 3 - 8, 2018 ~ 231 Jefferson St., Spartansburg PA

The Spartansburg Community Fair, in its 97th year, offers family fun, rides, entertainment, agricultural and home-making exhibits, truck and tractor pulls, horse pulls, a demo derby, and all that great fair food.  Starting each year on Labor Day, it is one of your last chances to enjoy the fair atmosphere and you will probably encounter some old friends as well. We have some new things in planning for 2018, so if you haven’t visited in a while, come one out and get to know us again.

Horse Shows will take place on September 1 & 2 and Vesper Services will be on September 2nd. Please check out our website for details.

More Information: Visit www.spartansburgcommunityfair.com

28th Annual Harvest Picnic

September 9, 2018 ~ Conneaut Cellars Winery and Distillery, 12005 Conneaut Lake Rd., Conneaut Lake PA

 There is something for everyone at the Annual Harvest Family Picnic. Come rain or shine, enjoy wine samples, free picnic food, face painting, and balloons. Tents will be provided for shade or protection from the rain. This is our way of saying thank you. Additional case discounts will be available all weekend. The picnic is from noon to 4 PM.

More Information: Call 814-382-3999 or visit www.conneautcellarswinery.com

Fall Harvest Festival

September 15 - October 31, 2018 ~ Port Farms, 2055 Stone Quarry Rd., Waterford PA

A family friendly atmosphere filled with acres of farmtastic fun! Hours of entertainment, 8 acre corn maze, pedal carts, jumping pillows, ball zone, giant slides, hayrides, animal exhibit, gem mining, pumpkins galore and so much more!!

Hours are:

Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday from 9am to 6pm

Thursday and Friday from 9am to 7pm 

Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 7pm

More Information: Call 814-796-4500 or visit www.portfarms.com

Pymatuning Sportsmen's Club Waterfowl Festival

September 15, 2018 ~ Pymatuning Sportsmen's Club Pond, 3642 W Erie St Ext, Linesville, PA

This event with feature; inside and outside vendors, food concessions, trap shooting and retriever dog demos. Bring the family for a day of fun!

More Information: Call 814-683-4450 or 724-927-6205

Fall Fest at Peek 'n Peak

October 12, 13, 19, 20, 2018 ~ 1405 Old Rd, Clymer, NY 14724

Two weekends featuring over 150 local craft vendors, entertainment, pumpkin launcher, ski swap, car show, kids activities, food and more!

More Information: Call 814-868-9500 or visit www.pknfallfest.com

28th Annual Fall Pumpkin Fest

October 12, 13, 14, 2018 ~ Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake PA

Join in the fun at this family orientated festival. Three days packed full of rides, great food, giant pumpkin drops, entertainment, artisans and crafters, a bluegrass & arts festival plus so much more!!!!

More Information: Call 814-853-5833 or visit www.conneautlake.com/tag/fall-pumpkin-fest

34th Annual Bluegrass Festival

January 18, 19, 20, 2019 ~ Hotel Conneaut, Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake PA

This great event includes tons of incredible entertainment, 50/50 drawing, raffle, jam sessions and more than 20 bands including local musicians. Donations are accepted to benefit the local Hospice.

More Information: Call 814-573-7747

Pithole Cabin Fever Party

February 2, 2019 ~ Historic Pithole City, 14118 Pithole Rd., Pleasantville PA

Enjoy winter fun at Pennsylvania's legendary oil boomtown! It's the perfect way to shake off you winter blues. Participants will enjoy hours of fun in the snow, hot cocoa, snacks, history and more., Donations welcome.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org

43rd Annual Winter Fun Day

February 2, 2019 ~ Pymatuning State Park, 2660 Williamsfield Rd., Jamestown PA

Pymatuning Trail Blazers is hosting their 42nd Annual Winter Fun Day at Pymatuning State Park. Events take place at Shelter 4 / Beach 2 including an ice fishing tournament, eagle watch, Polar Bear Plunge through Relay For Life, kids activities, snowmobile rides, and food.

More Information: Visit www.pymatuningtrailblazers.com/winter_fun_day

4th Annual Winter Ice House Park Festival

February 23, 2019 ~ Ice House Park, Rt 6 and Rt 322, Conneaut Lake PA

Don't let winter blues get you down! Bring the whole family for a day of winter fun at Ice House Park. The festival features ice sculptures, historic exhibits, music and so much more. You can always warm up by trying some awesome homemade chili at the chili cook-off. Can't wait to see you there!

More Information: Call 814-382-6141 or visit www.newconneautlake.com

37th Annual Conneaut Cellars Winery & Distillery Open House

April 27, 2019 ~ Conneaut Cellars Winery and Distillery, 12005 Conneaut Lake Rd., Conneaut Lake PA

Come and help us celebrate our 37th Anniversary. Enjoy snacks made with our wines, take tours of our cellar, and enter your name for one of our many great prizes! Now is the time to look forward to spring and summer by joining us to try the fine wines of the new 2018 vintage. Open House is from 11 am to 5 pm. Additional case discounts available and no tasting fee for specialty wines.

More Information: Call 814-382-3999 or visit www.conneautcellarswinery.com

19th Annual Start of Summer Wine Fest

May 25, 26, 2019 ~ Wilhelm Winery, 590 Georgetown Rd., Hadley PA


We invite you to our picnic area this Memorial Day weekend for our 18th Annual Start of Summer Wine Fest! Bring your family and friends to relax at our country style picnic to enjoy food, entertainment and your favorite Wilhelm Winery wines. We will feature bluegrass, folk-style, and rock music with live performances from 11 am- 6 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Special pricing on wine by the case, a delicious food venue by Best Taste Concessions PLUS wine slushies and PA brewery beer on tap! Event also includes vendors such as J and D Jewelry and Ornaments and More by Debra Phillips. What an ideal way to start your summer...at our 18th Annual Start of Summer Wine Fest Celebration!!

More Information: Call 724-253-3700 or visit www.wilhelmwinery.com

Rib & Music Festival

June 8, 2019 ~ Meadville Area Recreational Complex, 800 Thurston Rd., Meadville PA

Join us in all the fun! Entertainment includes headliner, Chris Higbee.  Partake in some fabulous ribs and good beer! This event will take place outdoors, rain or shine, from 3PM to 11PM

More Information: Call 814-336-7216 or visit www.bbqandmusic.com

Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Event

June 13 - 16, 2019 ~ Allegheny College Sports Complex, 204 Park Ave., Meadville PA

 The festivities begin Thursday evening with the Joyce Stevens's Memorial Night Glow where several balloons are tethered and illuminated to the delight of both young and old. Upwards of 30 balloons and their pilots launch from the field Friday and Saturday evenings and fly into the field Saturday and Sunday mornings where pilots attempt to score with a baggie tossed from their balloon at a target set up on the field. Live music Thursday evening. Also offering official apparel, souvenirs and food vendors at Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening events. FREE admission and parking, bring blanket or chair. Parking is limited, so come early.

More Information: Call 814-336-4000 or visit www.thurstonclassic.com

Mamma Mia!

June 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 2019 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

ABBA's hits are interwoven to tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any audience!

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit www.theacademytheatre.org

Cambridge Springs Music Festival

Date to be determined ~ Downtown Cambridge Springs PA

Join in this fun filled weekend with awsome food, brews and music! Proceeds to benefit the Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Department.

More Information: Call 814-398-2259

Pioneer Frolic Festival

June 22, 23, 2019 ~ Marina at Lake Wilhelm, Maurice K Goddard State Park, 684 Lake Wilhem Rd., Sandy Lake PA

Celebrating the lives of the early pioneers of Sandy Creek Valley (1750 - 1840) Period costumes, demonstrations, music, vendors, food, and encampment set-up. Bring your lawn chair, bike and/or fishing pole...stay awhile. Hours are Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm. Parking and admission are FREE. Book sales and donations accepted at the gate to support Friends of Goddard State Park.

More Information: Call 724-253-4833

Good Vibes Beer Fest

July 13, 2019 ~ Voodoo Brewery, 834 Bessemer Street, Meadville PA

Inspired by the name of one of our flagship beers, good vibes Beer Fest will bring craft beer lovers together in Northwest Pennsylvania this summer to enjoy a day of laid back music, delicious local food and the best lineup of craft breweries in the nation, along with the best Voodoo Brewery has to offer. The festival will take place on July 13th, 2019 at our production facility, The Compound, located at 834 Bessemer Street in Meadville, PA from 12-3PM. Portion of all sales will be donated to the Humane Animal Rescue. Save the date! More details to follow…

More Information: Call 814-333-9123 or visit www.voodoobrewery.com/good-vibes-fest

Music at the Marina

August 10, 11, 2019 ~ Maurice K. Goddard State Park, 684 Lake Wilhelm Rd., Sandy Lake PA

Bring your friends and family for a full weekend concert. Variety of live bands and solo artists performing along the beautiful shores of Lake Wilhelm. Country, blues, rock, gospel and more. The 3rd Annual Lake Wilhelm Car Cruise will take place on Sunday. There will be food and artisan vendors so bring your lawn chair, bike and/or fishing pole and stay a while! Parking and admission are free. Book sales, concert tee sales and donations will help support Friends of Goddard State Park.

Saturday noon - dusk. Sunday noon - 5 pm. Rain or shine.

More Information: Call 724-253-4833 or visit http://wwcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/mauricekgoddard/

Crawford County Fair

August 17 - 24, 2019 ~ Crawford County Fair Grounds, Meadville PA

The Crawford County Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Pennsylvania. The fair features plenty of amusement rides, displays and lots of good food.....  truck and tractor pulls, demolition derbies, agricultural and livestock entries and judging.  The Crawford County Fair also features "Big Name" and local entertainers.

More Information: Call 814-333-7400 or visit www.crawfordcountyfairpa.com

Drake Day

August 24, 2019 ~ Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum La., Titusville PA

Celebrate the birth of the modern petroleum industry. Special admission fees apply.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org

reMARCable Family Festival

August 31, 2019 ~ Meadville Area Recreational Complex, 800 Thurston Rd., Meadville PA

This event is FREE and open to the public. The day will include music, games, food, roller skating, swimming, hay rides and more!

More Information: Call 814-724-6006 or visit www.marc4fun.com

20th Annual End of Summer Wine Fest

August 31 and September 1, 2019 ~ Wilhelm Winery, 590 Georgetown Rd., Hadley PA

FREE admission, live music, parking, tastings, tours & door prizes from 11am to 6pm both days. Special discounts on wine by the case, wine slushies and PA Brewery beer on tap and food available via food trucks. You're invited to help us celebrate our 20 year GRAND CELEBRATION come rain or shine!

More Information: Call 724-253-3700 or visit www.wilhelmwinery.com


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Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau

16709 Conneaut Lake Rd.
Meadville PA 16335

P: 814-333-1258 / 800-332-2338
Fax: 814-333-9032
Email: welcome@visitcrawford.org

Summer Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Winter Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm