The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region is the perfect destination for your outdoor adventure and family fun.  Home to the Allegheny National Forest, mighty rivers, breathtaking overlooks, and amazing wildlife!

Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring - enjoy and explore the million acres of woodlands full of outdoor recreation.  You'll be captivated by the region's rich history and the small town charm in each distinct county.

Light Up Your Holiday Season!

Have you ever attended a holiday light-up celebration? Family fun, breathtaking displays of lights and Christmas Magic! Find your holiday spirit in the PA Great Outdoors region!

November 17  Light Up St. Marys - Music, raffles, treats, hayrides, Santa Paws, live mannequins, living nativity, and Santa!

November 24  Light Up Brookville - Family fun, games and prizes, story hour, food court, parade, visits with Santa, carolers, and much more.

November 24  Light Up Ridgway - Lighting the holiday trees, hot chocolate and cookies, visit with Santa.

November 25  Home for the Holidays Parade & Light Up Night, Punxsutawney - Parade, fireworks and lighting of Circle of Trees in Barclay Square.

December 2  Light-Up Night, East Brady - Join the festivities as the town holiday lights are lit for he season.

Other Christmas events

One Piano-4 Hands, Foxburg - November 19th

Old Fashioned Christmas Concert, Debence - November 19th

Christmas Parade, Clarion - November 20th

Gatlin Brothers Christmas Concert, Punxsutawney - November 25th

Festival of Trees, Cook Forest - December 1st-2nd

Christmas Toy Exhibit, Ridgway - December 1st-2nd

Victorian Christmas, Brookville - December 1st-3rd

Phil's Holiday Bash, Punxsutawney - December 2nd

Christmas House Tour, Brookville - December 3rd

Christmas House Tour, Emporium - December 8th-9th

Madrigal Dinner Theatre, Foxburg - December 8th-9th

Christmas in the Wilds, Emporium - December 9th


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