It's that time of year again; the leaves on the trees will be turning into stunning fiery colors, the pumpkin spiced lattes have replaced summer iced coffees, and we've started to dig out our boots and scarves again! Fall officially starts on September 22, 2018 and we've got a few fantastic fall Festivals in mind to help you celebrate this gorgeous season here in the Cumberland Valley. Need accommodations for your fall getaway? Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast offers delightful Carlisle PA lodging with warm hospitality, delicious breakfasts, and ten beautiful acres full of nature's delights!
Oktoberfest Each year the Carlisle Barracks holds the annual Oktoberfest where you can relish in four fun-filled days with your family! Participate in crazy contests, enjoy the Beer and Wine Garden, check out the local artists at the Arts and Crafts Fair, or have a thrilling day riding the carnival rides. There's something here for everyone and (best of all) admittance is free!
General Information October 4-7, 2018 Thursday & Friday: 4-9pm Saturday: 11am – 9pm Sunday: 11am – 6pm Location: Army Heritage & Education Center (AHEC), 950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013
Pile of fresh red apples
The National Apple Harvest Festival This festival is located about 45 minutes from Carlisle, but the jaunt is completely worth your while! The National Apple Harvest Festival has been held annually for over 50 years and contains lovely family-oriented activities to enjoy such as arts and crafts booths, delicious food, antique cars, orchard tours, and even a petting zoo!
General Information October 6-7, 13-14, 2018 8am-6pm daily Location: South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307 Admittance Fee: $10 general admittance
Two orange pumpkins next to a white plate topped with fresh pumpkin pie and whipped topping
Stony Ridge Fall Festival The Stony Ridge Fall Festival is hosted right here in Carlisle at Stony Ridge Park! This local one-day event offers something for everyone, such as: hay rides, yummy fall foods, over 75 vendors, pumpkin carving, a BMX stunt show, face painting, etc! This exciting festival is also free of charge, so there's no reason not to join in the festivities!
General Information October 27, 2018 11am-4pm Location: Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015
These are just a few of the wonderful fall festivals happening in and around Carlisle, Pennsylvania. If you want to be in the middle of it all, book your stay now at our cozy Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast. We provide the perfect Carlisle PA lodging for your lovely autumn getaway, so take your season to the next level and come visit us!