Seasonal Activities in the Cumberland Valley

With no shortage of year-round choices, each season in Cumberland Valley promises an endless variety of experiences that offer just the right mix of relaxation and fun. Find curated suggestions below or read more about Weekend Easy for all seasons. From quiet walks in the spring and fresh foods in the summer to breathtaking foliage in the fall and holiday magic in the winter, Cumberland Valley is always easy to enjoy.

Fall

We invite you to browse our collection of fall fun in Cumberland Valley! We picked the best fall attractions, events, and happenings just for you. Read More 

Fall Foliage in Cumberland Valley

Very few places in the world offer the opportunity to view luscious green trees fade to yellow, red and orange. The Valley's state parks and scenic roadways are the perfect backdrop for seasonal leaf-peeping. The best time in Cumberland Valley for high color is mid-to late-October. Read More 

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, at the U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center, is free and open to the public. There is fun for all ages, including the beer and wine garden, carnival rides, entertainment, an arts and crafts fair, and the tapping of the Official War College Brew. Read More 

Harvest of the Arts

The annual Harvest of the Arts Festival, held in historic downtown Carlisle, proudly hosts over 100 juried artists exhibiting works in all mediums including pottery, photography, paintings, wood, glass, jewelry, and metal. Read More 

Winter

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

Christmas Shows

The magic of Christmas comes alive, and to stage, in the Cumberland Valley during the winter months. Grab the kids, friends and family and head out for a night of seasonal fun and witness the talent the Valley offers around the holidays. Read More 

Celebrate Valentine's Day

Plan a romantic Valentine's Day weekend or date night in Cumberland Valley. We've even got you covered in the gift department! Find something one-of-a-kind for your special someone. Read More 

Spring

Spring is the perfect season to uncover outdoor beauty and fresh-picked-fun in the Cumberland Valley. Read More 

Summer

Summer is travel season in the Cumberland Valley. Every other weekend you can discover one of the famous Carlisle Auto Shows, relax or get adventurous at our seasonal attractions or uncover our downtowns with a special event. Read More 

Seasonal Festivals & Events

Cumberland Valley is home to an array of festivals and events covering interests ranging from history to crafts to food. Held in a variety of settings, all of these annual festivals and events are family-friendly and most are free! Get planning for next year with spring, summer, fall and winter... Read More 

 

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