Fairs & Festivals

Indiana County, Pennsylvania boasts Fairs and Festivals held annually and most have been around for quite some time.  Each festival is unique in its own way promoting the local culture, history, agriculture, heritage, and just plain fun.   The series of festivals begin in the spring continues through the summer with the height of activity in the fall when Indiana County shines with all its agriculture.

May Mart Flower and Craft Festival kicks off the season in the spring with an abundance of new plants to brighten up your garden. Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire is held at the Dillweed B&B in June.

Unique festivals such as Christmas in July held at Idlewild Amusement Park and the Indiana County Fair carry on through the summer months of July and August.

An explosion of festivals begins in September with multiple fairs overlapping each other every weekend. There are plenty of Fall Festivals that keep visitors and locals busy.  Couple the festivals with such events as The Potters Tours, Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail, Wine Walk and Smicksburg Old Fashioned Country Christmas Open House rounds out October and early November.

Indiana County is The Christmas Tree Capital of the World and the Holiday Season officially kicks off with the “It’s A Wonderful Life” Parade & Festival and the start of The First Commonwealth Bank “It’s A Wonderful Life Festival” in November. Various Holiday Light-Up Nights adorn the streets of Clymer, Blairsville, Homer City and Saltsburg.  Pick and cut your favorite tree at one of Indiana County’s Christmas Tree Farms through the month of December.

For a complete list of festivals, locations and details click on each of the seasons.