Events and Happenings of Huntingdon County
Huntingdon County offers many event throughout the year for both local residence and visitors to our area. We love to come together as a community and celebrate many different occasions. Many of our events are annual events that happen every year, and sometimes a community member will sponsor a new event in the area. Everyone is always welcome at all of our public events. We hope to see you. You can get a complete list of events happening around the county from our Visitors Bureau.
The Huntingdon Country Visitors Bureau offers a nice event page. Check out there event listings at https://raystown.org/event-list
Historical Annual Events
|Date||Event and location||Links||EBT 2023 Events||East Broad Top Railroad has events going throughout the year. Check out their website for the lastest events.||Website||Upcoming Events||SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2023||Downtown Huntingdon
Mayfest is the only festival of its kind in Pennsylvania! Stroll through five blocks of historically themed events and entertainment including more than 150 vendors, period costumes, and live music throughout the day. Rain or Shine -- Event Open 9am - 5pm Free Parking. Free Admission.
|Website||SATURDAY, July 22, 2023 9AM to 4PM||Isett Museum Car Cruise Isett Museum, Huntingdon, PA||Website||August 5th||The 53nd Swigart Car Show is Saturday August 5th, 2023
The public is welcome to come to the car show, and stay all day if desired. If you have a collector car please conside registering your car. The show is open to all automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles.
|Website||2nd Saturday in October||Hartslog Heritage Day - Main Street Alexandria
Hartslog Day is a charming autumn festival hosted in the historic town of Alexandria, PA by the Hartslog Heritage Museum. Join them for a day of arts, crafts, entertainment, food, fun, and friends! 8am-4pm
|Website||2nd Weekend in October||Broad Top Coal Miner's Heritage Days - Robertsdale||Website||Date to be announced||Train & Trolley Pumpkin Festival||Website||Oct. 21, 2023||Swigart Museum
All are invited to join them for their Annual Trunk -or- Treat at the Swigart Museum on Saturday October 22, 2023 from 9am-11am! Taking place during the Raystown Kruisers weekly Kars & Koffee, they are very kind for always being happy to participate in this event by handing out candy and some even decorating their vehicles! We can’t thank them enough! Bring your children to see the cars and fill up their bags with candy. This is a free event in our parking lot.
During the Trunk-or-Treat, Tours of the museum will be available- Adults will get $2 off admission when they bring a child(s) to tour the museum during the event. All children will get free admission to the museum. Come join us for some great family fun for Cars and Candy Costumes and Vehicle Decorating is strongly encouraged!
|Website||November 4, 2022||Huntingdon County Historical Society
Opening of Art Exhibit in the Exhibit Gallery. They are showcasing some pieces from their fine art collection. Lasts from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. (814)-643-5449 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Website||Nov.2023||Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad & Rockhill Trolley Museum.||Website||Dec. 2023|| Christmas in Coal Country at East Broad Top Railroad & Rockhill Trolley Museum.
Pennsylvania's most unique holiday rail experience is back! Every ticket includes a train ride to meet Santa AND a vintage trolley ride through a magical light display. You'll also enjoy a delicious cup of hot chocolate and a cookie, and every child will take home a special gift! Passengers have the choice of reserving seats in a cozy coach or a historic caboose. Reservations are highly recommended, create a new family Christmas tradition and book your tickets today!
|Website||December 1 - 2, 2023||Huntingdon County Historical Society
Hometown Holidays at the McMurtrie House from 10:00 am. until 8:00 pm. both days. (814)-643-5449 or email@example.com
|Website||2nd Sunday in December||Greeenwood Furnace Open House - Greenwood Furnace State Park||Website|