Allentown Fall Festival 

Saturday & Sunday, October 14th & 15th  

The annual Allentown Fall Festival features live music, a craft beer garden, food trucks, classic cars, civil war encampment, craft vendors and a host of activities for kids. Showcasing 100% handmade local crafters and artisans, join us in the fun and get a jump on holiday shopping while buying local at the same time. It is also a great time to visit our local specialty shops offering Fall Festival specials. This main event is attended by 10,000 people over the two–day weekend event.

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Gettysburg Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 18

FREE

An annual event held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. A parade of Civil War living history groups begins at 1:00pm.

Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary.

The parade will step off at 1:00pm from LeFever Street and follow the traditional route to Liberty Street, turning left onto Middle Street, left again onto Baltimore, and finally onto Steinwehr Avenue. The parade will end at the Gettysburg National Military Park.

The annual event is sponsored by the Sons of Veterans Reserve, the Military Department of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. 

Military units and civilians interested in participating in the parade should contact Brig. Gen. Henry E. Shaw, Jr., Deputy Commander SVR by calling 740-369-3722 or email hshaw@columbus.rr.com.


Winter on the Home-front

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3

Location: Historic Speedwell, 333 Speedwell Ave., Morristown.

Learn what life was like on the home front during the Winter months of the Civil War. Visit the encampment of the 2nd NJ Brigade as they prepare for a holiday away from home. Enjoy a Civil War era Officer’s Ball with period music, costumes, and dance.  Create a craft to take home. 

Time: Saturday: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
               Sunday: 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Cost: $7 per adult, $6 per senior, $5 per child age 4 - 16, FREE per child under age 3. Cash or Check ONLY