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February Events and Festivals in Pennsylvania
February is full of fun events! From our favorite weather prognosticator — Punxsutawney Phil — proclaiming 6 more weeks of winter on Groundhog Day, to sugar-tinged romance permeating the air during Chocolate-Covered February® in Hershey, there’s an event for every type of happy traveler! To see a full list of the events and festivals happening in February, check out visitPA.com.

Chocolate-Covered February®

Chocolate
Chocolate-Covered February®

Escape to Hershey for a celebration of all things chocolate during Chocolate-Covered February®. Indulge in decadent events throughout the month like chocolate and wine pairings, spa treatments, chocolate dinners, and sweet overnight packages! With events for couples, friends and families, this is certainly a new way to experience chocolate.

When: Feb. 1-28

Where: Hershey

Cost: Varies

Great American Outdoor Show

birds eye view at Great American Outdoor Show
Great American Outdoor Show

The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine-day event in Harrisburg and celebrates hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families.

When: Feb. 3-11

Where: Harrisburg

Cost: Varies

York Builders Association Home & Garden Show

couple looking interior designs at York Builders Association Home & Garden Show
York Builders Association Home & Garden Show

Whether your project is inside or outside, big or small, the York Builders Association has assembled the experts that will make your dream a reality. Whatever you need for your home or outdoors, you'll find it at the 49 annual York Builders Association's Home & Garden Show. Along with the professionals, the Home & Garden Show promises beautiful landscape displays, innovative products demos for your home, and lots of fun activities for the kids.

When: Feb. 9-11

Where: York

Cost: $8 general admission, children are free

Crystal Cabin Fever

Sculpted Ice slide
Crystal Cabin Fever

Come one, come all to the greatest show on earth...in ice! Every year at Sculpted Ice Works, experiences are created that uplift the human soul and bring people together with beautiful displays of ice that are larger than life! This year the circus is coming to Lakeville with the 12 annual Crystal Cabin Fever — Under the Big Top! Bring the whole family for a fun trip down the 50-foot ice slide and enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate.

When: Feb. 9-25

Where: Lakeville

Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military, $10 for children (ages 3-14) children ages 3 and under free

Winter Wine in the Pines

Winter Wine in the Pines poster
Winter Wine in the Pines

Love is in the air! Celebrate an early Valentine's Day at the 2nd Annual Winter Wine Festival. Featuring four wineries, a brewery, food vendors, live entertainment, and more, this will be a night to remember.

When: Feb. 10

Where: Danville

Cost: $30 per person

Paint the Mountain Pink

girls in pink outfits at Paint the Mountain Pink
Paint the Mountain Pink

All are welcome to Paint the Mountain Pink for breast cancer awareness. The first 100 lift ticket purchasers will receive a free pink bandanna, compliments of Shawnee Mountain. Guests, skiers, riders, and tubers are encouraged to dress in pink and participate in fun activities throughout the day.

When: Feb. 10

Where: East Stroudsburg

Cost: Free - Lift tickets are required to ski or ride the mountain

Hibrewnation: Festival of Beers

Beer in a Glass
Hibrewnation: Festival of Beers

The Hibrewnation is “an uncompromising exploration of beer,” giving visitors an opportunity to taste and savor rare and unusual beers. The tasting festival features 80 hand-selected craft and local brews.

When: Feb. 10

Where: York

Cost: $40 for general admission (adults (21+))

Red Wine & Chocolate

conneaut cellars winery
Red Wine & Chocolate

Conneaut Cellars Winery and Distillery invites you and that special someone to celebrate a romantic Valentine's Day by sampling chocolate candy, red wine, and bubbly. Enjoy chocolate dessert samples and port, which are available for a nominal fee. Guests who purchase any red wine (includes rose and blush wines, red port, and pink bubbly) during the event will get a 5 percent bottle discount or 15 percent case discount.

When: Feb. 10-11

Where: Conneaut Lake

Cost: Free (adults (21+))

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

ice sculpt of a throne
Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

Now entering its 13-year, the Lititz Fire & Ice Festival brings in an estimated 40,000 people to town. The festivities kick off Friday night with live music in the square and the “ice guys” from DiMartino Ice carving sculptures from 5-9 p.m. Saturday brings the heat, with the annual chili cookoff, kids’ carnival, and vendor fair at Warwick High School. Between the main events, stroll the streets of charming downtown Lititz and check out all the cool ice sculptures on display!

When: Feb. 16-19

Where: Lititz

Cost: Varies based on activity

Jim Thorpe WinterFest

rooftop view of downtown jimthorpe in winter
Jim Thorpe WinterFest

Downtown Jim Thorpe hosts the 24th annual WinterFest on President's Day Weekend. Come out to enjoy the Pocono Mountains fun and entertainment featuring train rides, family activities, special shopping and dining promotions, and popular performances.

When: Feb. 17-18

Where: Jim Thorpe

Cost: Free, fees apply to some activities

Reading Terminal Market's 125th Birthday


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Celebrate Reading Terminal Market’s 125th birthday! There will be a presentation by Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney and other dignitaries, a ceremonial ribbon cutting, a brass band, barbershop quartet, and other Victorian-era entertainment. After the ceremony, the celebration moves indoors where merchants will surprise customers throughout the day with throwback pricing on a selection of items.

When: Feb. 22 & 24

Where: Philadelphia

Cost: Free, market purchases are pay as you go

Winter Ice House Park Festival

Ice sculpting at Winter Ice House Park Festival
Winter Ice House Park Festival

Don't let winter blues get you down! Bring the whole family for a day of winter fun at Ice House Park. The Winter Ice House Park Festival features ice sculptures, historic exhibits, and music. Warm up with a steaming cup of homemade chili at the cookoff and enjoy the day!

When: Feb. 24

Where: Conneaut Lake

Cost: TBD

Wine on the Lake 2018


Wine on the Lake 2018

Wine on the Lake is the greatest wine festival in the Great Lakes Region, and it’s perfectly timed to get out of the cold and enjoy wine, food, gifts, entertainment, and more — all on Erie’s Bayfront. Taste regional wines, sample gourmet cheese and fare from local restaurants, and shop for unique gifts and household treasures from a myriad of local craft businesses.

When: Feb. 24

Where: Meadville

Cost: $35 for adults (21+)

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