Events in York County, PA

York County is a lively destination with year-round fun! From annual cultural festivals to weekly brewery tours, there’s something for everyone: winter, spring, summer, or fall. 

Annual York PA Events

Come for our vibrant annual events and stay for everything else there is to do in York County. 

Experience the height of the festival season in the summer. Enjoy Celtic heritage with traditional and contemporary music and dancing at the Penn-Mar Irish Festival. Find thrills at the York State Fair, a long-standing county tradition since 1765. Touch and taste local products during the Have it Made Here event spotlighting our makers spirit. Play medieval games at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in nearby Lancaster County. 

With spring comes Easter egg hunts and railroad rides. Fall brings with it autumn festivals, apple picking, and farmers markets. The holiday season shines bright thanks to events like Christmas Magic – A Festival of Lights. With so many annual events, you’ll always have a reason to visit and stay a while!

Eat & Drink

Treat your taste buds when you explore York and the surrounding areas. From cooking classes to seasonal feasts, food and drink events showcase the area's agricultural heritage and culinary innovations.

Find these events at local restaurants and gathering spots, like breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Explore all three on the Good Libations Trails!

The Susquehanna Ale Trail features hoppy joints like Mudhook Brewing Company and South County Brewing Company. These local spots offer weekly live music, trivia, and more. The Mason-Dixon Wine Trail appeases vino lovers. Wineries, from Balla Cloiche Vineyards to Nissley Vineyards, host festivals, concerts, and special events. It features a handful of distilleries, like Old Republic Distillery, where tastings and fun events await.

Weekend Events in York PA

Here for the weekend? You’ll find plenty of happenings for the entire family no matter when you’re visiting. Attend a theater or music venue for a live show, go on a brewery tour, or take a pottery class. You’ll find many ways to fill your weekend here in York County. 

No matter the season or your interests, there’s always something happening here. Get your trip planning started!

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