Summer

Get ready for a fun-filled Summer in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors!  We have plenty of suggestions for your family vacation or short getaway from your everyday life.

Uncork PAGO

Take in the scenery, spend a weekend or more and explore the region as you sip away! Uncork PAGO Tasting Trail highlights many wine, beer and moonshine stops and events in the area.

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Fish Photo Contest

We want to see your big catch! Cast your line in our clean mountain waterways including two nationally-designated Wild & Scenic rivers for everybody from the novice to the experienced fly fisherman.

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Laurel Fields

Our state flower, the Mountain Laurel, is perhaps the most beautiful of native American shrubs and can be seen blossoming in June throughout our forestlands.  The most popular being the Laurel Fields in Clear Creek State Forest.

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Ice Cream

Let's talk about one of the finer things in life... Ice Cream! Where can you find it and how delicious is it?  We're going to take you on a tour through the PA Great Outdoors region, one lick at a time!

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4th of July

Celebrate your independence in the Great Outdoors where the fireworks echo through the mountains!  Enjoy the fun - festivals, fireworks, parades, delicious food, activities, and so much more!  

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Flea Markets

Calling all shoppers, seekers and browsers! Stroll through treasure-filled alleys with great buys and rare finds. Spend a leisure summer day just browsing and checking out whatever catches your eye.

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Jefferson County Fair

Truck & Tractor Pulls, demo derby, mud races, professional rodeo, ATV races, figure 8 racing, carnival rides, games, food, entertainment each night, and so much more! July 16-22

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East Brady Riverfest

Fun-filled weekend with something for everyone! Parade will kick off the event, Riverfest 5k, cornhole tournament, contests, fireworks, vendors, live music, rides, games and more July 21-23!

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Clarion County Fair

July 23rd-29th, bring the family out to the Clarion County Fair! Wild About Gorillas show, demo derby, tuck and tractor pulls, rodeo, motorcycle and car shows, BMX show, rides, laser tag, and more!

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Summer

  • Attention shutterbugs!  Grab your cameras and hit the trails.  Our area boasts many scenic vistas and overlooks including Beartown Rocks and Brady's Bend.  You will definitely want to check out the Mountain Laurel around May or June to witness the state flower during full bloom!  Share your photos on our facebook page.
  • Jump in!  The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Region offers endless opportunities for cooling off in the hot summer heat!  Explore one of the nationally designated Wild & Scenic rivers (the Clarion and the Allegheny) by canoe or kayak.  Stop by one of the outfitters to rent an inner tube!  Water skiers will love the lakes offering unlimited horsepower and you can't beat the scenery!  Drop your line in one of the clean mountain streams, we have a large variety of fish including walleye, catfish, trout, and many more!  Visit the Outdoor Recreation page and make some memories!
  • Horsing Around!  The horses want to stretch their legs too!  Experience the Great Outdoors on horseback.  Outfitters and guides provide enjoyable experiences for all levels of riders.  View elk and other wildlife while horseback riding.  Camping is also available along with an equestrian friendly Bed & Breakfast!
  • Check out this video featuring Summer in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors!
  • Festivals, Fairs and Celebrations are plentiful this time of year!  The best part of being in a small town is celebrating big!  We celebrate syrup, flowers, Indians, peanut butter, Autumn leaves, groundhogs and more!  Come celebrate with us and make some memories!  Search "festivals and fair" in our Event Calendar.

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