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Fall Furnace Fest at Pine Grove Furnace State Park

1100 Pine Grove Road,
Gardners, PA 17324
717-486-7174
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  • Dates: October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Pine Grove Furnace State Park
  • Time: Saturday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM; Sunday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Join the Friends of Pine Grove Furnace for a 2-day family-oriented weekend featuring:

  • Food and craft vendors
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Environmental education programs
  • Historical demonstrations including charcoal making and blacksmithing
  • Free hayrides
  • Pumpkin carving
  • Scarecrow making
  • Kid's crafts

Join us Saturday evening for the famous Legend of the Hairy Hand and Pumpkin Float on Fuller Lake. There will be a pumpkin parade at 6:15 pm followed the Hairy Hand at 7 pm. To learn more about Fuller Lake and the Legend of the Hairy Hand, click here.

Festival hours: Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM, followed by the Hairy Hand at 7 PM; and Sunday 11 AM to 4 PM. There is no charge to enter the park and attend the festival itself.

Both the Appalachian Trail Museum and the Pine Grove General Store will be open during Fall Fest weekend on October 19 and 20. In addition, the Ironmaster's Mansion will be offering tours at 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM during Fall Fest weekend. There will be a shuttle bus operating on Saturday to take guets from Fuller Lake to the Museum, Store, and Mansion during Fall Fest.

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