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.

Shop Small, Support Local

"When you buy from a small business, you are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a mom put food on the table, a dad pay a mortgage or a student pay for college." It's shopping season in the PA Great Outdoors region!

In 2010, American Express introduced a 'credit card holiday' called Small Business Saturday.  This shopping day correlates with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which promote big box retail and e-commerce stores.  Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to purchase from small and local stores.

We've compiled a list of fun shopping events throughtout the Great Outdoors.

November 2-4  A Christmas Present Craft ShowRimersburg

November 3-5  Gingerbread TourCook Forest

November 4  Christmas in the VillageTionesta

November 17-19  Once Upon A ChristmasKnox

November 18, 24, 25, Dec 2, 10  Evergreen Wreath Making ClassBrookville

November 24-25  Shoppes of Reynoldsville Christmas Open HouseReynoldsville

November 25  Yuletide Memories Winter FestivalRidgway

December 1  Holiday Cheer TourRidgway

December 1-3  SHOP Benezette WeekendBenezette

December 2  Cookie TourSmicksburg

December 2  Christmas Craft ShowEmporium

December 2  Wine & ShineBrookville

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