County Agricultural Fairs & Community Festivals

Whether you’re a resident, just visiting, or considering re-location, you will quickly learn that community fairs and festivals are a part of life in Indiana County! Each season brings a unique opportunity to celebrate and during the months of November and December the downtown Indiana area sparkles with holiday magic. The Lucy Donnelly Holiday Parade and the First Commonwealth Bank “It’s A Wonderful Life” Festival is the perfect way to kick-off your holiday season! Always the Friday before Thanksgiving, this annual tradition includes a nostalgic parade, the lighting of a LIVE 32 Ft. Christmas tree, vintage light displays and of course, Santa!   

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32 Ft.
LIVE Christmas tree
Holiday classic "It's A Wonderful Life"
Weekends - "It's A Wonderful Life" Festival in downtown Indiana, PA
Indiana County Fair

Seasonal Community Events & Festivals

Indiana County is busy year-round with fun-filled, family-friendly events and festivals. Each season brings a new opportunity to explore Indiana County and experience unique, small-town fun! Enjoy a weekend getaway, take in the lights and festive activities of the downtown Indiana celebration then head to one of the local Christmas tree farms and choose and cut the perfect tree!

Calendar of Events

Indiana County Fair ; Supporting Agriculture and Tourism - Pennsylvania's top two industries.

Celebrating it's 160th year in 2023, the Indiana County Fair is a week-long event, providing educational opportunities and entertainment for all ages with a heavy emphasis on agriculture. Offering live entertainment such as horse racing, high school bands, demolition derby, tractor pulls, magic shows, petting zoo, livestock shows and over 100 vendors each year, be sure to review the Schedule of Events when planning your visit so that you don't miss your favorite event!

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Ox Hill Community Fair - Always the week of Labor Day!

The Ox Hill Community Fair will celebrate their 88th Anniversary as a fair and their 3rd year at their new home, located at 1752 Mahoning Road in Home, PA. The week long fair starts each Labor Day with baking contest judging, games for all ages, equine shows and livestock judging. Continuing throughout the day, there are food vendors, tractor pulling and entertainment on stage. Throughout the week, you can enjoy truck pulls, antique tractor pulls, ATV drag racing, a band night, car and truck drag racing and local bands nightly on stage.

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Cookport Fair - Making Memories ONE Fair at a Time

Cookport Fair is presented by the Green Township Community Association and has been established since 1917.  Enjoy a wide selection of animal exhibits including cows, horses, sheep, goats and chickens as well as agricultural exhibits displaying vegetables, fruits, arts and crafts. There is entertainment galore all week long, be sure to check out the Events Calendar for a complete schedule. With a variety of games for kids and adults alike and food to please any taste, you'll have a grand time at the annual Cookport Fair!

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