June 23 to July 3, 2023
Carlisle Summerfair returns in 2023.
For over 40 years, Carlisle Summerfair has provided a community-wide celebration featuring various free, family-friendly events. Taking place at the end of June/beginning of July, this annual event includes activities such as open pool nights, concerts, a craft show, a fishing derby, sporting events, and more.
Kicking off with the free ice cream at the opening ceremonies, Summerfair then continues with fun for all over the course of 10 days. A few highlights include:
- Concert by Cheap Sneakers (June 23)
- Outdoor Movie: Minions: The Rise of Gru (June 23)
- Craft fair on the campus of Dickinson College (June 24)
- Community Day @ The Trout Gallery (June 24)
- Swing Dancing @ Green Door, 14 E. North St. (June 24)
- Jim Thorpe Track and Field Meet @ Carlisle High School (June 27)
- Peanut Carnival @ LeTort Park (June 29)
- Open Swim @ Carlisle Community Pool (June 30)
- Photo Scavenger Hunt (July 1)
- Concert by Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra (July 2)
Check the Summerfair website or Facebook page for the latest updates.
While you’re visiting for Summerfair, plan a Weekend Easy getaway. There's plenty to do to keep you busy. From delicious food and delightful beverages to charming downtowns and off-the-beaten-path hiking destinations, Cumberland Valley has something for everyone.