Make Plans for These Somerset, PA Events
There are a number of Somerset, PA events that take place each year that you won't want to miss. From a fascinating up-close look at folk history to the sweet sights and smells of sugaring time, you'll get plenty of chances for hands-on happenings during your visit to Somerset. Here are some of our staff favorites.
Somerset County Farmers Market
Somerset County Farmers’ Market is a producer-only tailgate market at Georgian Place in Somerset PA. All goods sold at the market are produced in Somerset and adjoining counties. The market opens the end of May and is on Saturdays throughout the summer until the end of October.
Beer and Gear Festival
Saturday, June 18th, the Ohiopyle Beer and Gear festival will feature over a dozen breweries with top notch ales. There will also be stands from multiple outdoor and whitewater vendors such as Pyranha, IR, and Astral with awesome deals and products. Live music will also be performed by the high energy driven Half Bad Blue Grass! So come out for some delicious brews, awesome gear, and some foot stomping blue grass!
National Road Chainsaw Carving Festival
June 16-18: The National Road Chainsaw Carving Festival is managed by the Confluence Lions Club and hosts about 50 chainsaw carvers from all over the U.S. The Festival is held in Addison, PA at the Community Park. The carvers will be carving, displaying and selling their items to the public. The Carving Auction is on Saturday at 3pm.
Thunder in the Valley
June 23-26: Johnstown's annual Thunder in the Valley® motorcycle rally is held the fourth weekend in June, centered in downtown Johnstown and the surrounding Johnstown area. Thunder in the Valley® allows visitors to listen and enjoy musical performers at 4 venues in Downtown Johnstown--Central Park, Biker Mall, Peoples Natural Gas Park, and the Train Station. These venues host entertainers who play a wide variety of music genres - playing rock, oldies, blues, country and jazz.
July 9-16: Annual Laurel Highlands Somerfest event – a performing arts and demonstrating crafts festival with parade, music, food, live entertainment, artisans (only those who demonstrate their creative techniques), and more.
Seven Springs Rib & Wing Festival
Seven Springs Mountain Resort presents the sixth annual Rib & Wing Festival on Friday, July 15 – Sunday, July 17, 2016! Enjoy mouth-watering ribs and wings, musical entertainment, a beer garden and Kids’ Zone.
Stoystown Lions Antique Tractor Festival
August 4-7: Antique Tractors, Tractor Parades, Tractor ride, Tractor Pulls, sawmill operation, good Food and Entertainment. Rain or Shine! Located 1/2 mile east of Stoystown just off Route 30 at Stoystown Lions Park.
46th Annual Somerset Antique Show
August 13: Celebrating our 46th year! More than 100 dealers on the streets of Somerset, exit 110 of the Pa. Turnpike. Includes antiques and collectibles, food vendors, and an antique & classic car show. Enjoy uptown antique shops.