What's Happening in the Great Outdoors Region

A look at What’s Happening in the Great Outdoors Region from The PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau.



June 28 – Live Music at the Poolside Bar & Grille, Treasure Lake – 8pm – The band, “What She Said” will be performing.  Public welcome!  For more information call (814) 913-1430 or visit TreasureLakePOA.com

June 28-July26 – PA Wilds Traveling Photo Contest Exhibit at CREATE Gallery, Brookville – A traveling exhibit of the 12 winning photographs out of nearly 3,000 submissions to the PA Wilds Photo Contest in 2012.  See them on display in all 12 of the PA Wilds counties.  For more information visit PAwilds.com/PhotoContest or CREATE Gallery call (814) 849-9979 or visit CREATEbrookville.com

June 28-30 – Arts, Crafts and Food Festival at Ewing Park, Ellwood City – Over 200 art and craft booths with a wide variety of canvas and slate paintings, as well as handmade crafts from candles to jewelry.  Live music and kids’ corner with face painting, sand sculptures, and more.  Fireworks finale.  For more information call (724) 758-3115 or visit Ellwood-City-Festival.net

June 28-30 – Fox Township Bicentennial Celebration in Kersey – Celebrate Fox Township’s 200th birthday!  Live music, rides, exhibits, fireworks and much more!

June 29 – Raptor Identification at Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette – 1pm-2pm – An informative program teaching basic characteristics of how to identify different birds of prey and their habitats.  For more information call (814) 787-5167 or visit ElkCountryVisitorCenter.com

June 29 – Introduction to Backpacking at Sizerville State Park, Emporium – 2pm – Learn about equipment and basics of backpacking.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 29 – Bats – the True Story at Sizerville State Park, Emporium – 8pm – An education program featuring bats and the folklore that follow them.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 30-July 6 – Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival at Barclay Square, Punxsutawney – A week-long celebration featuring craft and merchandise vendors, delicious food, rides and games, and a variety of entertainment.  For more information call (814) 938-2947 or visit GroundhogFestival.com



July 3 – 4th of July Celebration at Scottish Heights Golf Course – noon-9pm – Golf tournament, live entertainment, and fireworks.  For more information call (814) 265-4653 or visit ScottishHeights.com

July 3 – St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Fireworks at St. Marys Country Club, St. Marys – 5pm-10pm – Food, drinks, and entertainment.  For more information call (814) 781-3804 or visit StMarysChamber.org

July 3 – I Love Clarion at Clarion University Memorial Stadium, Clarion – 7pm-10pm – Live concert and fireworks.  For more information call (814) 226-9161 or visit ClarionPA.com

July 3-4 – Corsica Fireworks Celebration at Corsica Firehall and Grounds – Lawnmower races on 3rd.  Parade, live music, delicious food, and fireworks on 4th.  For more information call (814) 379-3763.

July 4 – 4th of July Celebration at MACA Park, Marienville – 7pm-10pm – Splash dance, volleyball, horseshoes, and fireworks.  For more information call (814) 927-8218 or visit ForestCounty.com

July 4 – Brockway Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration at Taylor Memorial Park, Brockway – 7am-11pm – Food, games, parade, Firecracker 10K, Star Spangled Bicycle Race, craft show, and fireworks.  For more information call (814) 265-0628 or visit BrockwayFourth.com

July 5 – July 4th Fireworks Display at Gumtown Memorial Park, New Bethlehem – Fireworks along the beautiful banks of Redbank Creek, music, arts, and crafts.  For more information call (814) 275-3929 or visit NewBethlehemArea.com

July 6 – Independence Day Celebration at Lakeview Lodge, Treasure Lake – 2pm – Activities for the kids, contests, music, boat parade, and much more!  For more information call (814) 371-0711 or visit TreasureLakePOA.com

July 6 – Cameron County Fireworks at Cameron County High School, Emporium – 9pm – Thunderous fireworks celebration our nation’s birth.  For more information call (814) 486-0936 or visit CameronCountyChamber.org


Ongoing Events


Movie showing – Bring the family and enjoy a movie under the stars at the Moonlite Drive-In Theater!  Watch two movies cheaper than one at an indoor theater.  For more information call (814) 849-5588.  Visit the website LipumaTheatres.com or follow them on facebook to see what is showing each weekend.

Live Music – Sponsored by the Elk County Summer concert Series.  Various bands will be performing your favorites at venues around Elk County.  Admission is free and open to the public of all ages.  For more information call (814) 772-7051 or visit ECCOTA.com

Weekend Campfires – Throughout the summer, enjoy wine and a selection from the menu while sitting around the fire.  For more information call (814) 354-7392 or visit DeerCreekWine.com

Live Music – Enjoy live music in the picnic pavilion at Laurel Mountain Vineyard.  Logo wine glass, wine discounts, food and fun.  For more information call (814) 371-7022 or visit LaurelWines.com

First Friday Concerts in Gumtown Park, New Bethlehem – Redbank Renaissance sponsors an evening of free Music in the Park on the first Friday of summer months June – September with food offered for sale by a local vendor.

Live Music at the Allegheny Grille, Foxburg – 6pm – A different musical guest each Tuesday evening to suit every taste from country to rock and roll.  Enjoy the music down by the river.  For more information call (724) 659-5701 or log-on to VisitFoxburg.com

Live Music at the Iron Mountain Grille, Cook Forest – 9pm – A live band performs each Saturday night.  Visit the website for a band line-up IronMountainGrille.biz

Live Music at Ray’s Hot Spot, Marienville – 9pm – A live band will be performing at Forest County’s home of classic rock each weekend!  For more information call (814) 927-8689 or visit RaysHotSpot.com

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery, Leeper – 6pm – Karaoke and live bands each weekend while sipping delicious wines.  For more information call (814) 744-9631 or visit RedBandanaWinery.com

Live Music at Foxburg Wine Cellars, Foxburg – 2pm-5pm – Every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy live music on the patio.  For more information call (724) 659-0021 or visit FoxburgWine.com

Ridgway Farmer’s Market – Tuesdays 3pm-5:30pm at True Value Hardware

Reynoldsville Farmer’s Market – Tuesdays  10:30am-1pm on Main Street

Gumtown Community Market – Fridays 12:30pm-5pm at Gumtown Park, New Bethlehem

Brockway Farmers Market – Fridays 11am-1pm on Main Street

Tionesta Farmer’s Market – Fridays 3pm-6pm at the Tionesta Market Village

The PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau is a non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to promoting tourism related businesses, events and activities in our 5-county region – Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest and Jefferson Counties. For more information and additional events, visit our website visitPAGO.com or call (814) 849-5197.

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