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$7 for Visit for Two to 18th-Century Themed Penn's Colony Festival ($14 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Focusing on the French and Indian period, beginning 1753, crafters dressed in period-dress give guests a glimpse into early American life

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 29, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Can use for any date of the festival: 9/21; 9/22; 9/28; or 9/29. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

History tends to repeat itself, which means there's a good chance you'll get run over by another war elephant. Learn from the past with this Groupon.

The Deal

Penn's Colony Festival preserves the long-standing American tradition of homespun craftsmanship during its annual extravaganza. More than 180 artisans and craft-folk set up shop in the colony, chatting with guests and selling their work. Meanwhile, actors and enthusiasts dress in period-specific garb and delight themselves in all manner of general merriment.

The festival takes place on the weekends of September 21–22, and September 28–29.

Penn's Colony Event Grounds

Penn's Colony Event Grounds host a duo of festivals during the year, beginning with the semi-annual Wine Time tasting event in June. The annual Penn's Colony Festival, which is held in September, replicates an early American colonial village with lively 18th-century bagpipe music, French and Indian War battle reenactments, and interactive activities such as basket-weaving and nine-pin bowling. More than 180 artisans congregate at the sprawling, tree-shaded colonial village, setting up booths with furniture, art, and gifts. Meanwhile, local gourmet-food vendors hawk smoked sausages, apple dumplings, and beef stew. Throughout the year, the colony's grounds are available for special events such as antique shows, retreats, and weddings, at which unruly uncles can be confined in a pillory.


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88% of 217 customers recommend

  • “I thought it was awesome first time for me and loved every minute!”

  • “Be prepared to enjoy yourself ! The vendors are friendly and the music was so much fun. Nice selection of vendors for wine tasting also.”

  • “There is ample parking and shade if it is hot. Had a great time!”

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    Saxonburg

    365 Saxonburg Blvd.

    Saxonburg, PA 16056

    +17243529922

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