Updated March 2022. With the coming of spring this year, we are excited to have back our favorite 3 spring festivals near Bloomsburg, PA! Come visit Northeastern PA for the Renaissance Jamboree on Saturday, April 30, the Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts for two weeks starting Saturday, April 30, and Danville Spring Fling on Saturday, May 7.
All three outdoor festivals are free and are held rain or shine! They feature entertainment, hundreds of artisan craft vendors, lots of great food, children’s activities, and local non-profit community organizations. Plan now and book your room so you can join in the fun!
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Times: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Annual Renaissance Jamboree in Downtown Bloomsburg, PA. Look for free entertainment including live music from classic rock to blues to country, plus dance groups, and martial arts on the outdoor stages.
Local arts and crafts vendors will display their artwork, plus handmade jewelry, toys, fabric art, garden décor, and more. Non-profit organizations from three counties will have food and drinks, books, plants, and more to sell. Don’t forget to bring your appetite – there’ll be all kinds of country fair foods and beverages plus homemade sweets.
If you have come to previous Jamborees, the location this year is slightly different. You will find the fun at Ft. McClure Boulevard near Town Park and the Susquehanna River. Festival vendors will be located adjacent to The Farm in Bloom and the Streater Fields parking lot. Parking will be at both the Streater Fields Parking lot and the Bloomsburg Fair Grounds with a shuttle bus to the Streater Fields lot.
Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts
Date: April 30 – May 14, 2022
Times: Vary based on the specific event
Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts is back for the first time in 2 years! Artists, artisanal food, and food vendors will line Market Street and several other areas of Lewisburg’s downtown. There will be children’s activities and entertainment as well.
The Art Guild is still reviewing submissions to decide the final theme for the celebration, but the following events have been scheduled, with more in the works:
- Sunday, May 1: Plein Air and Outdoor Photography. Painters and sketchers are invited to a workshop featuring the Dale-Engle Walker House and photographers are invited to a workshop/hike along the Dale’s Ridge Trail.
- Saturday, May 7: Urban Sketching Workshop led by local artist Jane Albin.
- Saturday, May 7: Tree Workshop with the Shade Tree Commission
- Saturday, May 14: Architectural photography tour of Lewisburg
On the final day, May 14, visitors can experience interactive art for all ages at the Arts at the Piers Park.
Danville Spring Fling
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Times: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Annual Danville Spring Fling will provide live entertainment, of course, plus displays by over 200 vendors including artisan craft, food, and non-profits from the region.
The Spring Fling activities can be found on Mill St, East, and West Mahoning Sts, East Market St, and Lower Mulberry Sts in downtown Danville. Parking is free on nearby streets and surfaced lots.
Spring flowers will soon be appearing around the Inn, local farm markets are opening, and the Turkey Hill Brewing Company has some great craft beers on tap. So, there’s no better time to get outdoors and celebrate spring with a weekend getaway to Bloomsburg’s Inn, Farmhouse, and Brewing Co. at Turkey Hill. Just give us a call at (570) 387-1500, or go online and book your spring getaway!