Enjoy the summer sun along with live music, beautiful cars, and plenty of family fun this August. You'll find it all in the Cumberland Valley! See the Top 10 events below:

1. Corvettes at Carlisle

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. In addition to the Corvette giveaway, the excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley.

Date: August 23-26, 2018
Time: Thursday: 10 AM – 6 PM, Friday-Saturday: 7AM – 6 PM, Sunday: 9 AM – 12 PM
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855
Website: http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/corvettes-at-carlisle/

2. 38th Annual Shippensburg Corn Festival

Shippensburg's downtown main streets are closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into a huge street fair for the day. There are more than 250 crafts and antique vendors. Food booths feature corn in every available form. Entertainers perform all day at three sites and there are a variety of strolling acts and demonstrations.

Date: August 25, 2018 • Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location:  Downtown Shippensburg
Address: King and Earl Streets, Shippensburg
Website: https://shippensburgcornfestival.net/

3. Carlisle Truck Nationals

Carlisle Truck Nationals is one of the largest and most action-packed truck events in the world! This is a family-friendly event with a rock climbing wall, mechanical bull, zip line and much more. The Carlisle Truck Nationals' showfield hosts around 2,000 trucks, Jeeps and SUVs. Attendees can take in some grandstand action with burnout contests, low truck limbo, high truck contest, frame dragging and a beauty pageant competition.

Date: August 3 - 5, 2018 • Time: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM; closes at 3:00 PM on Sunday
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website: http://www.carlisleevents.com/carlisle-events/carlisle-truck-nationals/

4. 2018 Cumberland Ag Expo

This annual agricultural fair features plenty to do for the entire family. There are dairy and animal exhibitions, shows, 4H presentations, children's activities, tractor pulls, food, music and more. 

Date: August 4, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Location: Newville Lions Fairground
Address: Highway 533, Newville
Phone: 717-422-8216 • Website: http://cumberlandagexpo.com/

5. Kansas

Composing a catalogue that includes fifteen studio albums and five live albums, KANSAS has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums, one platinum live album, and two one million-selling gold singles, "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind." KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the '70's and '80's and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan.

Date: August 16, 2018 • Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website: http://www.luhrscenter.com/

6. Music on the Mountain

The lawn concerts are free, but donations are kindly accepted and we encourage you to sign up as a member of the Friends of Kings Gap. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the top of the mountain and settle in for an evening of music at its best. The view will be spectacular. Food vendors will be ready to serve you.

Date: August 5, 2018 • Time: 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
Address: 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle
Phone: 717-776-3814 • Website: www.friendsofkingsgap.org

7. 96th Annual South Mountain Fair

Come enjoy a small county agricultural fair featuring rides for kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruit, and beautiful flowers, all on display. In addition, there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a draft horse pull on Wednesday evening, a fireworks display on Thursday evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade on Saturday evening. 

Date: July 31 - August 4, 2018 • Time: Tuesday-Friday: 4 PM to 10 PM, Saturday: 1 PM to 10 PM
Location: South Mountain Fairgrounds
Address: 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville
Phone: 717-677-6993 • Website: http://www.emmitsburg.net/smf/index.htm

8. Central Pennsylvania's Collector-Con

Central Pennsylvania's Collector Con is a collector's symposium for people of all ages and all levels of collecting from the novice to the seasoned investor. This is a gathering of manufacturers, vendors, industry icons, and artists, under one roof with the sole purpose of creating a weekend experience like no other. It's an opportunity to meet your fellow collector, talk with retailers and manufacturers, find that one long lost missing item you have been hunting for, for years, or introduce your loved one or friend to the wonders of collecting. 

Date: Aug 3 - 5 2018
Location: Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
Address: 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill
Phone: 717-571-1890 • Website: https://www.cpccon.com/

9. 32nd Annual Grand Sousa Concert

Eighty musicians from across south central Pennsylvania will join together to celebrate American music and the legacy of one of the nation’s greatest band composers at the 32nd Annual Grand Sousa Concert.  The concert is free and open to the public.

Guest Conductor Dr. James Colonna will lead the ensemble made up of members of five community bands, including the Carlisle Town Band, Shippensburg Band, Greater Harrisburg Concert Band, Singer Band of Mechanicsburg and Keystone Concert Band. Dr. Colonna is director of bands at Messiah College where he teaches graduate instrumental conducting and conducts the wind ensemble.

Date:  August 5, 2018 • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Carlisle Theatre
Address: 40 West High Street, Carlisle
Phone: 717-516-1705 • Website: http://www.carlisleband.org/events/

10. Peach Festival

The annual Peach Festival weekend is always full of great family activities and awesome food. And, of course peaches, peaches and MORE PEACHES! Nothing beats fresh peach ice cream sundaes! Highlights of the annual Peach Festival include home-made peach ice cream sundaes, wagon rides, live music, kids' activities, face painting, and lots of delicious food.

Date: August 4 - 5, 2018 • Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
LocationHollabaugh Brothers Fruit Farm & Market
Address: 545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville
Phone: 717-677-8412 • Website: http://hollabaughbros.com/calendar_events/festivals/