Cumberland Valley is here for you when you are ready to travel again. As we enter the Green Phase of re-opening on June 12, here are some updates that can help you plan your Weekend Easy getaway.

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Cumberland Valley Fall Festivals & Events

The fall season in Cumberland Valley has no shortage of fun activities. Although our fall festivals have been canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19, please search our online calendar for other events or read Top Things to Do This Fall for more seasonal fun!

We invite you to return in 2021 and attend one or more of these events.

  • Celebrate American Craft Week every October for a full week of Cumberland Valley events occurring at galleries, museums, and artisan shops.
  • Harvest of the Arts Festival takes place in downtown Carlisle on a Saturday in September. The event features 100 juried artists, live music, children's activities, and plenty of food.
  • New Cumberland Apple Festival features everything apple! Peruse over 250 vendors selling crafts and fine arts, children's activities, and yummy apple-themed foods.  Held the last Saturday in September.
  • Held in Adams-Ricci Park the second weekend in October, the Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest features craft vendors, custom and antique car show, live entertainment, children's activities, and pumpkin-themed food.
  • Enjoy traditional Oktoberfest activities including a Volksmarch, live entertainment, children's games, and great food and beer!
  • Set in the scenic Pine Grove Furnace State ParkFall Furnace Fest boasts food and craft vendors, live entertainment, environmental education programs, historical demonstrations, guided hikes, and food. Kids will love hayrides, pumpkin carving, scarecrow making, and the annual "Hairy Hand" program where lit pumpkins are floated in the lake.

Fall Foliage Locations

Instagram-worthy fall foliage locations

Top Things to Do This Fall

Plan your fall getaway to Cumberland Valley.

10 Fall Family Fun Activities

Indoor and outdoor suggestions for a carefree weekend with the kids.


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