The Philipsburg Main Street Program is hosting the Tenth Annual Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 29. All events are open to the public.
Harvest Fest runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. A Halloween Parade for all ages will assemble outside the Philipsburg Towers with registration beginning at the Philipsburg Senior Center at 11:00 AM. Only those wishing to have their costumes judged need to register, all others can begin line up in front of The Towers at 11:30 am. The parade will begin at 12:00 PM at the Corner of Front and Spruce Streets, and will proceed along North Front Street to make a right-hand turn onto West Presqueisle Street. The Parade will end at the Borough parking lot at the bottom of the hill on West Presqueisle Street. Immediately following the parade treat bags and a map will be given to all participants who can then “trick or treat” in downtown Philipsburg. Several local merchants will be handing out candy from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. At 1:30 pm parade and pumpkin carving contest awards will be made at 203 North Front Street. From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm there will be a party for all ages at the AmVets on West Presqueisle Street including a free movie, popcorn, hot dogs and other goodies. There will also be Harvest Fair, featuring local farmers and vendors, will be in the municipal parking lot at 112 E Presquiesle Street, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Pumpkin Carving contest entries can be dropped off at 203 North Front Street between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM.
The Main Street program thanks these event sponsors: the Amvets, Brandy Dawn Photography, Centre County Commissioners, Chorle Allstate Agency, Christoff Mitchell Petroleum. CNB Bank, DJ Studios, Grattan’s Pharmacy and Gifts, Holt Memorial Library, Hrenko Insurance, Jones Insurance, Katey’s Corner, Midway Collision, Moshannon Building Enterprises, Philipsburg Child Development Center, Philipsburg Borough, Philipsburg Fire Police, Philipsburg Main Street, Professional Satellite Repair, Ricotta Jewelry, Skills Psych Rehab Center, So Sweet, Sout Hills School of Business and Technology, State Farm, The Philips Hotel, The Well, Universal Furniture, and Wagon Wheel Amphitheatre.
There will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy downtown Philipsburg and celebrate the fall harvest. Fall into Philipsburg and join us for a spooktacular event!
If you would like more information or would like to volunteer, be a vendor, enter the pumpkin contest, preregister for the parade, or donate to the event please contact the Philipsburg Main Street Program at 342-2260. The Philipsburg Main Street Program is operated jointly by the Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation and the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership, and is funded through the support of individuals and businesses.