Ready for a Festive Fall Trip to the Laurel Highlands?
Fall is upon us here in the Laurel Highlands and the breathtaking colors of the rolling hills and valleys aren’t the only attraction of the area this time of year. Our team at Oak Lodge is here to help guide you through some of this season’s local festivals & events that are sure to make your trip to the mountains one to remember.
Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival: September 4th – October 10th (Saturdays + Sundays)
Let’s take a leap back in time to the medieval period and magic with Ren Fest! Welcoming travelers to dress for the event, this festival offers food, entertainment, and artisans that are sure to delight your curiosity for history and legends of the 16th century. An amusement park filled with merry entertainers awaits you!
2021 Box Office/Gate Price Admission: Adult: $24.00 / Children ages 5-12: $12.00 https://pittsburghrenfest.com/
Farmers and Threshermen’s Jubilee: September 8th – 12th
Enjoy a week of fun at New Centerville’s annual Jubilee! A fall festival that entertains those interested in antique machinery and agriculture. Demonstrations, contests, food and more await you at this country fall festival.
Admission: Donation – Adults $5.00, Children under 12 FREE / Wednesday – Adults $2.50, Children under 12 FREE http://www.ncrvfc.com/jubilee.html
Mountain Craft Days: September 10th – 12th
Step back into history and explore the life of Western Pennsylvania’s folk past with the annual Mountain Craft Days held by Somerset Historical Center. An outdoor festival brought to life with local craftsmen, artists, entertainers, and food! Don’t forget to grab freshly made apple cider and a hot chicken pot pie on your way through this charming country experience.
Admission: General Admission: $9.00 / Children: 6-17: $5.00 https://www.somersethistoricalcenter.org/news-events/mountain-craft-days.html
Trax Farm’s Fall Festival: September 25th – October 24th
Looking for the perfect pumpkin picking photo op or simply the ultimate fall farm experience? From the pumpkin patch, corn maze, and hayrides over to axe throwing, live music, and food trucks – the farm has it all. Don’t forget to snap a pic of you and your pumpkin!
Visit their website for ticket pricing & more information. https://traxfarms.com/fall-fest/
Phipps Fall Flower Show: Opens October 9th
A place where magic and nature meet to bring visitors breathtaking botanical displays year-round, Phipps Conservatory is a must! Located in Pittsburgh, Phipps brings some magical spooks to its Fall Flower Show this October. Be sure to snag some tickets for your upcoming stay this spooky season.
Ticket Pre-Sales Coming Soon https://www.phipps.conservatory.org/calendar/detail/fall-flower-show
These festivals and events are just the tip of the pumpkin stem for this year in the Highlands. Each listed above are within an hour drive of our Oak property. To navigate other possibilities, follow this link: Google: Fall Festivals Laurel Highlands Don’t forget to relax and rejuvenate with us in your escape to nature this fall season – Check out our Whispering Woods Spa to help wind down after your long day of festivities when staying at our Laurel Highlands Bed & Breakfast.