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Fall Carlisle
10/01 - 10/05
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The Marvelous Wonderettes
10/01 - 11/01
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Village Artisans Gallery Celebrates American Craft Week
10/03 - 10/12
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50th Annual National Apple Harvest Festival
10/04 - 10/12
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The Changing Face of Agriculture: Re-creating the Cider Industry in the South Mountain Landscape
10/04 - 10/12
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Garden Harvest Day 2014
10/05 - 10/05
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Carlisle Journeys: American Indians in Show Business
10/10 - 10/11
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16th Annual Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest
10/11 - 10/12
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Fall Furnace Fest
10/18 - 10/19
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Heroic Beethoven
10/18 - 10/19
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Hansel and Gretel
10/25 - 10/26
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PA Guild of American Craft Holiday Craft Fair
11/08 - 11/09
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Winter

Don’t stay hidden inside this winter! We found the best attractions, events and holiday shopping opportunities that will keep you exploring Cumberland Valley well into the chilly months. 

Outdoor Recreation

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Those seeking winter adventure can slide down the mountain on skis, a snowboard or an inner tube. If you are looking for a more relaxing winter sport, that still gets you outside, try cross-country skiing at our scenic state parks.

Seasonal Shopping

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The Valley’s assortment of funky gift shops, art galleries and handcrafted Made in Cumberland Valley goodies make seasonal shopping easy for everyone on your lists. Be sure to check out our coupons section for more savings!

Holiday & Seasonal Events

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Don’t let the chilly months keep you locked up inside! Celebrate the season with a traditional holiday tree lighting, classic winter show or a quirky New Year’s Eve event.

Click here to view the Official Cumberland Valley Events Calendar.  
  • Boiling Springs Tree Lighting
  • Holiday Exhibit at Cumberland County Historical Society
  • Allenberry Christmas Show
  • Special Seasonal Performances at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
  • Seasonal Shows at Carlisle Theatre
  • First Night Carlisle - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Wrench Drop in Mechanicsburg - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Anchor Drop in Shippensburg - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Murder Mystery Weekends at Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse

Seasonal Temperatures

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The average temperatures for the winter months in Cumberland Valley are: December - Low 25 & High 40, January - Low 20 & High 35 and February - Low 22 & High 39.