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There's something about fall in Pennsylvania's Americana Region. The new season welcomes cool weather activities like apple-picking, corn mazes, hay rides, night hikes with flashlights and lots of wonderful events. Across the area, we celebrate the harvest, our heritage, the arts, and more at some of our favorite annual festivals. Perhaps the best thing about fall in Reading and Berks County is the breathtaking scenery - spectacular with autumn colors. It provides the perfect setting for a season filled with new adventures!

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Fridays & Saturdays through Nov 12

Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Fridays: 3:00 -9:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am-9:00pm
Mast Farms Pumpkins

September 28 thru October 2
Daily hours differ, check website for times
September 30

Who’s Bad
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Santander Performing Arts Center

October 1

Turn5 Charity Auto Show
10:00am – 4:30pm Gates open at 9
Maple Grove Raceway

October 1 & 2, 8 & 9

Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekends
12:00 – 5:00pm
Berks County Wine Trail

October 2

Harvest in the Vineyard Festival
11:00am – 6:00pm
Folino Estate Vineyard and Winery

October 6

One Night in Memphis
7:30 – 9:00pm
Miller Center for the Arts

October 6

Kevin Hart
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Santander Arena

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adventure is calling

If your looking for optimum conditions for outdoor fun and unbeatable locations for adventure, you’ve come to the right place. Pennsylvania’s Americana Region delivers the basics and more. Dayhike on the Appalachian Trail or trek to the lookouts of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary – one of the best places in North America to watch the annual fall raptor migration. If you’re traveling with your dog, the trails at Blue Marsh, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, and Nolde Forest are pet friendly. Cyclists, take a spin on our internationally ranked mountain biking trails or enjoy the scenery our picturesque country roads offer. Keep an eye out for the covered bridges and colorful hex signs you’re bound to see on your travels. Weather permitting, canoe, kayak, and fish to your heart’s content on local waterways. Try disc golf and geocaching at French Creek State Park, or kick back and watch the wildlife. When the day is done, keep the adventure going and sleep under the stars (or in a cabin) at a local park or campground.

 

Cooler air, cooler festivals

There’s no slowing down this fall in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. Our amazing assortment of arts, festivals, and historic happenings offer non-stop entertainment across Berks County. Some of September’s offerings include the Chile Pepper Food Festival, Pep Boys NHRA Nationals, West Reading Fall Fest, Oley Valley Community Fair, Berks Fiddle Fest, and the ever-popular Reading Liederkranz Oktoberfest. As baseball season winds down, you can Ride for the River or take a fall-themed train ride with one of our local railroads. It’s also a great time to check out new exhibits and events at local museums, art centers, and historic sites. Love searching for treasures? You’ll find our events calendar filled with activities like antique extravaganzas, crafts shows, and art exhibits. Great stuff really does happen here!

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Your appetite is showing

It’s a tasty time to visit Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. Add a stop at our farmers’ markets and roadside stands while you’re in the area. Stock up on harvest-fresh fruits, vegetables, seasonal flowers, and pumpkins. Look for homemade whoopie pies, chow-chow, and everyone’s favorite, pretzels. The cooler temperatures find our restaurants offering heartier PA Dutch fare along with their everyday favorites. Have you ever had pig’s stomach or chicken pot pie? Nothing goes better with all this good food than local beers and wines. The Berks County Wine Trail’s many sampling events include happy hours, food and wine pairings, music, and fall-themed tastings. Beer lovers, follow our new BrewHaHa Trail to area breweries, meaderies, and brew pubs. Make no mistake, great food and drink happen here!