September Events in the Endless Mountains
Autumn is one of the most popular times of the year to visit the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, and it’s easy to see why! Between our spectacular foliage and our hometown festivals, we offer tons of fall fun. The crisp, cool weather is perfect to hit the road (or the trail) and discover all that the Endless Mountains have to offer. Check out these September events for a little inspiration.
Sullivan County Fair
August 30 – September 3, 2023
Celebrate the final days of summer at the 171st Annual Sullivan County Fair in Forksville. This small-town fair is big on tradition with plenty of animals, contests, exhibits, and more to honor the area’s agricultural heritage. You’ll also find lots of live music, thrilling rides, delicious fair foods, and more.
Wyoming County Fair
August 30 – September 4, 2023
Labor Day Weekend isn’t complete without a trip to the Wyoming County Fair in Meshoppen. Located right off of Route 6, the fairgrounds will be filled with rides, vendors, food, animals, and so much more. Don’t miss the live entertainment—country star Warren Zeiders is this year’s headliner with a concert on September 2.
Hayfield Antique Show & Sale
September 2, 2023
The fall Hayfield Antique Show & Sale returns to Myers Antiques in Monroe Township. The sale will feature about 60 vendors selling quality antiques and vintage treasures.
Endless Mountains Rendezvous Muzzleloader Shoot & Artisan Show
September 9 – 10, 2023
Experience what life was like in the 1700s when Northeastern Pennsylvania was considered the wild frontier. The Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen will host their annual rendezvous event at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510. They’ll showcase old-fashioned skills like shooting, tomahawk throwing, blacksmithing, and more.
Pennsylvania Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
September 9 – 10, 2023
A tradition for 20 years, the annual Endless Mountains Fiber Festival attracts fiber artists and vendors from throughout the Northeastern United States. Come to the Harford Fairgrounds in New Milford to check out vendors, animals, demonstrations, classes, contests, and more.
Nicholson Bridge Day
September 10, 2023
This street fair celebrates the famous Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct, the largest concrete railroad bridge in the world. Take a stroll down Main Street in Nicholson to enjoy vendors, food, raffles, entertainment, and views of the awe-inspiring bridge.
Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival
September 15 – 17, 2023
Each year, thousands of archery enthusiasts gather at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds in Forksville for the Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival, the oldest gathering of bowhunters in the world. The festival features shooting competitions for adults and kids, as well as food, vendors, and entertainment.
Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival
September 16, 2023
Come “sip along the Susquehanna” at the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival at the Tuscarora Wayne Grounds. They’ll feature 11 Pennsylvania wineries, along with local vendors and food. Proceeds benefit the Wyalusing Valley Museum and the Wyalusing Lions Club.
Fall Festival & Pumpkintown
September 16 – 17, 2023
Old Mill Village Museum in New Milford will be all decked out for autumn at their annual Fall Festival & Pumpkin Town. Enjoy harvest-time activities for the entire family, browse through their historic exhibits, and get a glimpse of life in the olden days.
Lake Carey Loop Triathlon
September 17, 2023
This sprint distance triathlon features your choice of a 750-meter swim or a 2-mile paddle on Lake Carey, a 20k bike ride through the surrounding hills, and a 5k run around the lakeshore. Funds benefit the Ralph V. Martin Family Scholarships and causes in Wyoming and Bradford counties.
Annual Fancy Fair
September 22 – 23, 2023
Come out to support Laceyville’s Oldest House at their annual fundraiser. The Fancy Fair includes a variety of household items, gifts, and handmade goods for sale.
Feick’s Autumn Gathering
September 22 – 24, 2023
Join Feick’s Vintage Finds for this can’t-miss fall sale. They’re offering 10% off the entire store, as well as special sales under the pavilion, giveaways, and free refreshments.
Fall Film Festival
September 22 – October 12, 2023
The Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater celebrates the 20th anniversary of their Fall Film Festival. This historic theater in downtown Tunkhannock will show 21 independent and foreign films in 21 days. The festival begins with an Opening Night Gala with two feature films and local food, wine, and beer.
September 23, 2023
“Peace, love, and drool” is the motto at Woofstock, an annual festival to benefit True Friends Animal Welfare Center of Montrose. Bring your family (pups included!) to Salt Springs State Park to enjoy a day of live music, vendors, games, food, and more. This year’s acts are the JP Williams Blues Band and Carolina Moonlight.
Island in the Sun Paddle
September 30, 2023
Join the Endless Mountains Heritage Region and Susquehanna Kayak & Canoe Rentals for a group paddle from Tunkhannock to Falls Township. Participants will take a 12-mile journey down Pennsylvania’s River of the Year, complete with a picnic lunch on DCNR Island 210. Please register in advance. Kayak rentals are available, or you may bring your own boat.
Find More Events in the Endless Mountains
There’s plenty more to see and do in the Endless Mountains! Visit our online calendar for even more events.