Spring in the Susquehanna River Valley

Exquisite Scenes around the Valley Give Invitation to Come Explore

 

Outdoor Adventures

Come to the Susquehanna River Valley and get out into nature!

It has been a snowy and blowy winter but it's finally warming up and the sun is shining a bit brighter and longer every day. Spring is slowly announcing its arrival and welcoming you back outside. Turn off the electronics and turn on all your senses. You’ll be amazed by rolling farm fields, lush green trees, the sound of birds singing, the wind blowing through your hair, bright sweet-smelling flowers, and panoramic views of the river.








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Recreational opportunities abound—hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, golfing, watching wildlife, or taking a leisurely stroll through a park with family.
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Garden Views

Gardens say, "Slow down, Look around you, Believe, Hope… " -Zoraida Rivera Morales

Gardens and Gardening in the Susquehanna River Valley


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Spring Events in the Susquehanna River Valley

Spring is a time of hope and renewal in the Susquehanna River Valley– the days are getting longer, flowers are blooming, birdsong fills the air and furry critters are emerging from their long winter’s naps! It's time to get out and about and attend fun events being planned by local downtowns, wineries & breweries.

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April 16, 2022
McClure Bacon Fest

www.McClureBaconFest.com
9 AM-35 PM, 120 vendors selling delicious bacon goodies, plus crafts vendors, and the Chasin’ Bacon 5K race!

April 30, 2022
Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts

www.lewisburgartscouncil.com
Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts is a two-week event beginning with the Lewisburg Arts Festival on Saturday, April 30 with over 100 juried artists displaying their works throughout downtown Lewisburg.

May 7, 2022
Danville Spring Fling

www.visitdanvillepa.org
9AM-5PM Featuring over 200 craft vendors, food vendors, children’s activities, local entertainment, and full- and half-marathons.

May 14 - 15, 2022
Central Pennsylvania Fiber Festival

www.CentralPennFiberFest.com
Explore the world of natural fibers and fiber arts with vendors of yarns, roving, felted items, pottery, homemade soaps, wooden fiber tools and toys, baskets, finished products and fleece; a Chinese Auction plus demonstrations of spinning, weaving, fiber blending, soap making and more.

May 20 – 22, 2022
Middlecreek Valley Antique Assoc. Antique Machinery Show

www.mvaapa.org
Featuring antique tractors, engines and other related farm equipment, along with displays, demonstrations, flea market and craft vendors and lots of good food. Free parking & admission, camping, barrel train rides for the kids, entertainment, and tractor pulls.              

May 21, 2022
Mifflinburg Wine, Brews & Blues Festival

www.mifflinburgpa.com
Wine, Craft Brews, Distilleries, Blues, Food, Artisans & Crafts, Family Activities & Much More!

May 28, 2022
Shamokin Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts

www.NCCARTS.com  
Over 90 vendors and artisans line the streets offering ethnic food, crafts, art, exhibits, and historical tours & memorabilia. Children’s activities, interactive bug exhibit, PA Woodmobile, cemetery tours, historical wagon rides, street and stage entertainment, magical pumpkin and princess carriage rides make for a fun-filled day!





Things to Do - Places to Visit

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The Susquehanna River Valley is ready and excited to welcome you to fun family attractions, unique shops, wonderful restaurants and so much more.

DELIGHTFUL DOWNTOWNS

If you enjoy a carefree pace in a rural setting, then you'll love the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley. Our charming downtowns are here to welcome you. Our friendly hospitality, along with our gorgeous scenery, make the Susquehanna River Valley the perfect place for a couple's weekend getaway, a family vacation, a road trip with close friends, or a business retreat. Read more.

Shopping

While here, you'll have the opportunity to shop in historic downtowns and one-of-a-kind shops. It won't be hard to find whatever you're looking for, including jewelry, art, fresh produce, homemade delicacies, clothing, antiques, furniture, quilts - and so much more. Read more.


Dining

Experience the flavors of the Susquehanna River Valley and take your palate on an adventure of discovery! Farm fresh produce and local meats combine to create cultural favorites and ethnic originals.

You can enjoy them in a variety of settings from intimate, cozy corners to fun, eclectic settings. Outdoor dining, takeout and curbside pickup options are always available as we work hard to make you feel safe and welcome! Read more.

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Parks & Playgrounds

Local town parks and playgrounds are a wonderful place to gather with family and friends for fun and recreation. Enjoy a picnic, let the kids run off some energy with playmates and enjoy delightful outdoor greenspaces as you reconnect with cherished loved ones.  Read more.










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Inside or out, regardless of the weather, we have attractions for all to enjoy! Climb a hill at one of three spectacular state parks or climb the hills of world-class roller coasters at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Discover children’s museums, family entertainment centers,wild animals and reptiles, galleries, museums, and winery and brewery tours plus so much more! Read more.








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ARTS AND CULTURE

Arts and Culture thrive in the Susquehanna River Valley! Discover Art Deco and Victorian architecture, concerts-in-the-park, mural tours, galleries, museums, musical performances, theatre and so much more. To see current exhibitions and art-related happenings, visit our calendar of events:

Art & Museum Exhibits

Theatre Cinema & Dance Performances

Live Music

 

 






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HISTORY AND HERITAGE

Historic Post Office Art, walking tours of historic towns and homes, a heritage park and nature trail, railway museums and model train displays, coal history museums, an underground coal mine tour and steam train ride, living history events, and county historical societies will fascinate the most avid history buff transporting them back in time at heritage sites throughout the Susquehanna River Valley. Read more.

The SRV Visitor Information Center offers brochures, maps, and materials to help plan a day trip or week-long visit to satisfy history enthusiasts of all interests. Our retail corner contains a wide variety of local history and heritage books, resources and children’s items.

 






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Susquehanna River Valley Summer Camps

Now is the time to register your kids for exciting summer camps in the Susquehanna River Valley.

Camps in the River Valley include:

 

Summer Learning & Reading Programs
Public Libraries aren't just for reading! They are also a wonderful resource for family activities, take-home crafts, S.T.E.A.M projects, community gardening and making new friends!
The
Milton Public Library and the
Public Libraries of Union County look forward to meeting you and enjoying exciting family-friendly learning opportunities. Sign-up now for Summer Reading Programs!