Sun, Sep 18|
Fort Hunter Park
Fort Hunter Day
PENDING EVENT - Will be offering henna and having artwork available!
Time & Location
Sep 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
Fort Hunter Park, 5300 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17110, USA
About the Event
Welcome fall with a festival celebrating the old-time ways of life. Join us for the 65th annual Fort Hunter Day! Visitors will find arts and crafts, children's games and activities, historic demonstrations and exhibits, entertainment, a bake sale, festival food, and more! Gain knowledge about native foods - pawpaws, persimmons, hickory and shagbark hickory nuts, and sassafras. Get a peek inside historic Heckton Church and enjoy entertainment throughout the day. View antique tractors, a vintage fire engine, and antique automobiles from private collections. Go inside the Centennial Barn to see the Fort Hunter antique carriage collection not normally on public view.
See old-time crafts such as native foods, apple butter making, spinning and weaving, quilting, English paper piecing, soap making, open-hearth cooking, woodworking, broom-making, and more. Throughout the day enjoy musical entertainment on the Corncrib Stage in partnership with the Susquehanna Folk Music Society.
Entertainment 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Still Limber 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Hank Imhof 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys 3:00 p.m. - Dauphin County Commissioners Presentation 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys Food Vendors Bucky's Festival Foods | Mad Dash | Williams Catering | Sherries Crab Cakes | Derby Dash Kettle Korn Halls Ice Cream | Lemonade & Cotton Candy Vendor