FALL FESTIVITIES

posted September 15, 2016  *  Comments Off

As the leaves begin to change and cooler temperatures settle in, you’ll be sure to “fall” for the activities Armstrong County has to offer.  From festivals to pumpkin patches and fall foliage tours, we’ve got it all, right in your backyard!

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GATEWAY CLIPPER FALL FOLIAGE LUNCH CRUISE

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125 Market St, Kittanning, PA 16201
724-543-4003 or lkpennington@co.armstrong.pa.us
www.armstrongcounty.com

Cruise down the beautiful Allegheny River upon the Gateway Clipper’s “The Queen,” courtesy of the Armstrong County Tourist Bureau, for their annual Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise.  Relax and enjoy the picturesque fall scenery and a delicious meal while cruising North through Lock 7.

Boarding will be at Brown’s Landing Campground and Marina at 11:00am on Sunday, October 16th.

Cost: Adult $75.00; Children under 12 $50.00 (non-refundable)

Get your tickets at the Tourist Bureau office NOW!

 

RENSHAW FARMS PUMPKIN FEST

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314 Ford City Rd, Freeport, PA 16229
724-294-0061 or Renshawfarms@gmail.com
www.renshawfarms.com

Renshaw Farms invites you to their 8th Annual Pumpkin Fest!  Enjoy a hay ride to the pumkin patch, a corn maze, animal park, face painting, a duck pond, and more!  Renshaw Farms has family fun for all ages!

Beginning Saturday, October 1st, Pumpkin Fest will continue every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October (11:00am – 6:00pm).

Admission: $7 per person; Children 3 & under FREE (Select activities are at an additional cost.)

 

DRAGON RUN FORGE AND LIVERY FALL FOLIAGE TOURS

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232 Porterfield Hill, Cowansville, PA 16218
724-543-3367 or denise@dragonrunforgeandlivery.com
www.dragonrunforgeandlivery.com

Climb aboard a horse drawn carriage and sit back and enjoy the beauty of scenic Armstrong County this time of year.

Tours will continue through early November.

All tours are private and by reservation only.

 

FALL FOR ANIMALS FESTIVAL

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467 Crooked Creek Dam Rd, Ford City, PA 16226
724-859-3559

Crooked Creek Horse Park will host their annual Fall for Animals Festival to benefit local animal shelters and rescues.  Activities include hay rides, crafts, pet contests, pumpkin painting, a car show, a chili cook-off, an apple pie contest, and more!

Saturday, October 8th
11:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, October 9th
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Cost: $5.00 per car (Proceeds benefit local animal shelters and rescues.)

 

FOXBURG FOOD, ART, AND WINE FESTIVAL

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Foxburg, PA 16036
info@foxburgfestival.com
www.foxburgfestival.com

Foxburg Festival Committee will host their 13th Annual Food, Art, and Wine Festival on Sunday, October 9th to showcase a wide variety of local food and craft vendors. Check it out!

 

SMICKSBURG APPLE FEST

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138 East Kittanning St, Smicksburg, PA 16256
814-257-0192
www.smicksburg.net

Apple, apple everything! Smicksburg Apple Fest has anything apple one could want plus more.  Peruse Smicksburg Specialty Shops for fall decor, festival foods, wine, pottery, and many apple treats!

Saturday, September 17th
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, September 18th
12:00pm – 5:00pm

 

KISKI JUNCTION FALL FOLIAGE TRAIN RIDES

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130 Railroad St, Schenley, PA 15682
724-295-5577 or info@kiskijunction.com
www.kiskijunction.com

Come “ride a piece of history”  on the locomotives of Kiski Junction Railroad amidst the beautiful colors of the changing leaves.

Fall foliage tours run every Friday (2:00pm) and Saturday (11:00am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm) in October.  *Except Friday, October 7th*

Admission: Adults $11.00; Seniors (62+) $10.00; Children 4-13 $9.00; Children 3 & under FREE

Reservations are required for all tours.

 

AMCH FALL VENDOR FAIR

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One Nolte Drive, Kittanning, PA 16201
724-543-8850 or beersj@acmh.org
www.acmh.org

ACMH Hospital’s Fall Vendor Fair will take place Monday, October 25th and Tuesday, October 26th.

For further details, contact ACMH Hospital.

 

SMICKSBURG FALL FESTIVAL

 

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138 East Kittanning St, Smicksburg, PA 16256
814-257-0192
www.smicksburg.net

“Slow down and experience a simpler way of life” in Smicksburg for the Smicksburg Fall Festival October 7th, 8th, and 9th.

Come to Smicksburg Specialty Shops for fall decor and crafts, wine and all kinds of fall goodies, antiques, old-fashioned furniture, and so much more!

 

FREEPORT’S FABULOUS FALL FUDGE FESTIVAL

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Downtown Freeport, PA 16229
724-594-3517
www.freeportcommunity.com

Bring your sweet tooth to the Annual Fall Fudge Festival on Saturday, October 15th in downtown Freeport for countless samples of fresh, homemade fudge.

All proceeds benefit the Freeport Renaissance Association, a non-profit aimed at promoting and revitalizing downtown Freeport and it’s riverfront areas.

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For more information on these and other events, stop by the Armstrong County Tourist Bureau for a FREE calendar and 2016 Official Guide or give us a call at 724-543-4003.

You can also ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page (facebook.com/ArmCoTourism) for full updates on upcoming events.

ARMSTRONG COUNTY – Find your next adventure!

 

 

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