Spring is almost here

Spring is almost here and it’s time to celebrate good times! Enjoy a musical performance, drama or comedy this month in the Valley. Check out the Top 10 events below.

1. Kool & the Gang @ The Luhrs Center – March 31St
In 1964, Khalis Bayyan (AKA Ronald Bell) and his brother, Robert “Kool” Bell, joined several Jersey City neighborhood friends to create a unique musical blend of jazz, soul and funk. Read more: Spring is almost here

Celebrate the New Year

Celebrate the New Year at some of these events in the Cumberland Valley! Ahead this January are a number of performances, community events and the famed Pennsylvania Farm Show.
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The Magic of Christmas

The magic of Christmas comes alive, and to stage, in the Cumberland Valley this December. Grab the kids, friends and family and head out for a night of seasonal fun and witness the talent the Valley offers around the holidays.

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Experience All Things Fall

Cumberland Valley is a great place to experience all things fall. The harvest season is a wonderful time to visit for people of all ages. Our fall festivals celebrate the season with food, music, crafts and family fun.  Read more: Experience All Things Fall

Fun Events in the Valley

Even though September can be a busy month, families can still set some time aside to enjoy a fun event or festival in the Valley. There are tons on the calendar this month. View a sampling of concerts, food festivals, historical walks, seasonal festivities and more below. 

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Fun Before School Starts

Enjoy some family fun this month before school starts and the schedules get busy. A great way to spend some time together is to take in an event in Cumberland Valley. The Events Calendar is full so you have a ton of options.  Read more: Fun Before School Starts

Summer in Cumberland Valley

Summer is one of the best times of year to take advantage of all the fresh produce available in Cumberland Valley. There are plenty of places to enjoy fresh-picked fun and below are a few options. Find a full list at VisitCumberlandValley.com. Read more: Summer in Cumberland Valley

Get Out on the Water in Cumberland Valley

June is the perfect month to get out on the water in Cumberland Valley. Read more: Get Out on the Water in Cumberland Valley

Spring in Cumberland Valley

Spring is a great time to wade in Cumberland Valley’s famous fly-fishing streams. The Valley is known far and wide as a fly-fisher’s paradise and has been for a very long time.

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Kick off Car Show Season

April is the kick off to car show season in Cumberland Valley. The Valley is home to Carlisle Events who hosts eight annual auto events at the Carlisle Fairgrounds each year. Over half a million visitors travel throughout the car show season, April-October, to witness all things automotive. Read more: Kick off Car Show Season

Thoughts of Spring

March is the month we start to dream of warmer spring weather and think about getting back outdoors.
If you’re an avid gardener, you’ve probably already started planning and Cumberland Valley’s collection of garden centers and markets can help inspire your next flower or vegetable bed. Local favorites like Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses in Mechanicsburg, Highland Gardens in Camp Hill and Maplewood Produce & Greenhouses in Shippensburg offer tons of supplies, seeds, plants and are a wonderful resource for questions and tips. Read more: Thoughts of Spring

Valentine's Day in the Cumberland Valley

Enjoy this romantic month while celebrating Valentine’s Day in Cumberland Valley. Plan the perfect celebration for your special someone, or family, with the Valley’s assortment of fun restaurants and attractions and unique shops to find the perfect gifts. Read more: Valentine's Day in the Cumberland Valley

Cumberland Valley Trip Ideas

The month of January is a great time to try something new. There’s no better place to get started than the Trip Ideas on VisitCumberlandValley.com. Click on the “Trip Ideas” tab for suggestions of great things to do for families, couples, history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, food and wine connoisseurs and more!

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Holiday Performances in Cumberland Valley

December is a great time to catch a holiday performance in Cumberland Valley.

Each year Allenberry presents an original story (written just for Allenberry) filled with laughter, music and holiday cheer. Celebrate the season with Santa Claus, sticky buns, roaring fireplaces, caroling, music, family and friends. This year’s show will run November 04, 2015 to December 20, 2015 and is titled There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays.

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Christmas in Cumberland Valley

The holiday season is fast approaching. The Valley’s assortment of Made in Cumberland Valley items, downtown shopping districts and trip ideas to follow like the Cumberland Valley Antiques Trail make seasonal shopping easy for everyone on your list. Browse all your shopping opportunities at VisitCumberlandValley.com.

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Beautiful Foliage and Outdoor Opportunities

October welcomes fall fun to Cumberland Valley. Get out and explore the season with fall festivals, beautiful foliage and outdoor opportunities. Find all the things to see and do this season at VisitCumberlandValley.com/fall.

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Exploring Cumberland Valley- September


The month of September is always busy, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make time for a little family fun. The calendar is packed with concerts, food festivals, historical walks, seasonal festivities and more. Check your calendar and schedule an appointment to enjoy the beautiful Cumberland Valley.

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The Last Bit of Summer

It’s time to enjoy the last bit of summer before school starts again and hectic schedules fill up our weeks and weekends. Take the month of August to pack in as much family fun as you can. The Events Calendar is full so you’ll have a ton of options.

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Exploring Cumberland Valley- June

Cumberland Valley’s collection of outdoor attractions, historical sites and great dining offer endless possibilities for celebrating Father’s Day.

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Exploring Cumberland Valley- May

Cumberland Valley is home to a collection of tucked away attractions that can fill your weekends with family fun and offer many journeys to be discovered. Below are a few “hidden gems” in your own backyard. Find even more at  visitcumberlandvalley.com.

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Exploring Cumberland Valley- April

Spring is the perfect time to get out and explore with the whole family. Find family fun throughout the Valley with hands-on exhibits, unique museums, outdoor recreation and special events.

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Exploring Cumberland Valley- March

The month of March is when we begin to hope for warmer weather and can start planning to get back outdoors. Find a few fun Spring things to look forward to below. For even more things to see and do this upcoming season, visit www.visitcumberlandvalley.com/spring.

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ring in spring time

At this point we’ve all had enough of winter, time to ring in springtime and plan for blooming trees and days outdoors. Discover Cumberland Valley’s top outdoor attractions and things to do below.

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cumberland valley's romantic getaways

Celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long with these Date Night in the Valley suggestions. Find more romantic getaways and things to do at VisitCumberlandValley.com.

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experiencing carlisle

Welcome to Cumberland Valley! The month of August is the perfect time to explore the collection of experiences
in Carlisle and the surrounding Cumberland Valley.

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