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Festivals galore! Cambria county is home to a plethora of festivals both big and small. These festivals celebrate a wide range of things, from cryptids and history to arts and metalworking. We’re sure to have a festival you’re interested in.

3rd Avenue Folk & Arts Fest

Bottle Works 411 3rd Avenue, Johnstown, PA, United States

This festival features live music from some of the area's hottest acts, juried artisan booths, live art demonstrations, food & beer, Italian street painting, and art exhibits.

Free

AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival

Peoples Natural Gas Park 90 Johns Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

This annual music festival rocks downtown Johnstown for two days during the late summer months. The event has featured a myriad of famous groups like Los Lobos, The Spin Doctors,…

$55 – $80

AAABA Tournament

Sargent's Stadium at the Point 100 Johns Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

The All American Amateur Baseball Association (AAABA) Tournament has been a summer tradition for more than seven decades. The AAABA Tournament is played each August in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Rock Run ATV Summer Blast

Rock Run Recreation Park 1228 Saint Lawrence Road, Patton, PA, United States

Three fun-filled days of riding on 140+ miles of trails along with concerts, food, and vendors.  Camping sites available on a first come, first served basis.

$80 – $105

Portage Area Summerfest

Crichton McCormick Park 100 Monument Way, Portage, PA, United States

Portage Area Summerfest in Portage, PA, is an annual summer celebration that brings the community together for a weekend of fun and entertainment. This lively event features a wide array…

Free

Squonkapalooza – Cryptid Festival

Central Park 507 Main Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

This event is perfect for cryptid fans and cryptid skeptics alike! Squonkapalooza is an event that celebrates the Squonk, Pennsylvania’s crying cryptid. The venue features food, live entertainment, and plenty…

Free

Richland Community Days

Richland Township Municipal Office 322 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA, United States

Richland Community Days is just that, a celebration of the Richland community. This street fair of sorts features live music, food, car shows, kids activities, and other great ways to…

Free

Cambria City Ethnic Festival

St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church 411 Power Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

The Cambria City Ethnic Festival in Johnstown's historic Cambria City neighborhood is a vibrant celebration of the city's rich cultural diversity. This annual event brings together various ethnic communities, each…

Free

Log House Arts Festival

Community Arts Center of Cambria County 1217 Menoher Boulevard, Johnstown, PA, United States

The Log House Arts Festival takes place on the picturesque 2.5-acre grounds of the Community Arts Center in the charming Westmont area of Johnstown, PA. The festival features hand-crafted items,…

Free

American Legion County Fair

Cambria County Fairgrounds 883 North Julian Street, Ebensburg, PA, United States

This week-long event near Ebensburg, PA, is a celebration of agriculture, a showcase for creators, and a fun place for all ages. This fair features carnival rides and games, food…

$10

Sandyvale Wine Festival

Sandyvale Memorial Gardens 80 Hickory Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

Sandyvale Wine Experience has quickly become the area’s premier wine event. Enjoy two unique wine events in one weekend! Kick it all off on Friday, the first Friday after Labor…

$25 – $50

Homegrown Music & Community Festival

Peoples Natural Gas Park 90 Johns Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

Come support local charities while celebrating Johnstown-made food, art, beer and more with music from a variety of local bands. Grab a drink and hit the dance floor downtown!

$15

Cambria County Arts & Heritage Festival

Duman Lake County Park 157 County Park Road, Ebensburg, PA, United States

This weekend festival highlights the Cambria County area and its rich history featuring living history groups, Civil War battle reenactments and camps open to the public, live musical performances, and…

Free

Polacek Family Johnstown Slavic Festival

Heritage Discovery Center 201 6th Avenue, Johnstown, PA, United States

The Johnstown Slavic Festival is a dynamic and culturally enriching event held in the heart of Cambria City, Johnstown’s Cultural District. This festival serves as a tribute to the Slavic…

Free

Rally at the Rock

Rock Run Recreation Park 1228 Saint Lawrence Road, Patton, PA, United States

Rally at the Rock offers riding, guided tours of the park, food, vendors and other entertainment. It’s a great weekend to spend in the mountains of Central Pennsylvania with your…

PotatoFest

Downtown Ebensburg Ebensburg, PA, United States

The Ebensburg PotatoFest is an annual event in Ebensburg, PA celebrating Cambria County potatoes and their growers. It is held on the last Saturday of September each year! The county…

Free

Downtown Johnstown Culture Crawl

Downtown Johnstown Johnstown, PA, United States

The Downtown Johnstown Culture Crawl is a yearly event that captures the animated spirit of Johnstown. This exciting and dynamic cultural extravaganza invites visitors and locals to explore the heart…

Free

Prince Gallitzin Apple Cider Festival

Prince Gallitzin State Park 966 Marina Road, Patton, PA, United States

Prince Gallitzin hosts an annual Apple Cider Festival each year. This event features cider making by a local Boy Scout Troop using a hand-cranked cider press, hayrides, live music, chainsaw…

Free

Hometown Christmas Stroll & Light up Night

Central Park 507 Main Street, Johnstown, PA, United States

Join the Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership for the annual Hometown Stroll & Light Up Night. Enjoy food vendors, inflatable balloons, live entertainment, and of course, Santa Claus on Main Street.…

Free

Dickens of a Christmas

Downtown Ebensburg Ebensburg, PA, United States

Ebensburg’s 19th annual Dickens of a Christmas is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 7, 2024. We will kick things off on Friday evening (Dec. 6th) with our Light Up…

Free

Celebration Johnstown

Downtown Johnstown Johnstown, PA, United States

This event brings the businesses and event locations of downtown together for one big New Year’s Eve Party! Celebration Johnstown features fireworks, live music, and other great events in the…

Free
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