Fort Hunter Day


Sunday, September 18, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fort Hunter Park
5300 N. Front Street | Harrisburg, PA 17110
Sponsored by:
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Welcome fall with a festival celebrating the old-time ways of life. Join us for the 65th annual Fort Hunter Day!

Visitors will find arts and crafts, children's games and activities, historic demonstrations and exhibits, entertainment, a bake sale, festival food, and more!

 Gain knowledge about native foods - pawpaws, persimmons, hickory and shagbark hickory nuts, and sassafras. 

Get a peek inside historic Heckton Church and enjoy entertainment throughout the day.  

View antique tractors, a vintage fire engine, and antique automobiles from private collections.   Go inside the Centennial Barn to see the Fort Hunter antique carriage collection not normally on public view. 

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See old-time crafts such as native foods,  apple butter making, spinning and weaving, quilting, English paper piecing, soap making, open-hearth cooking, woodworking, broom-making, and more.

Throughout the day enjoy musical entertainment on the Corncrib Stage in partnership with the Susquehanna Folk Music Society. 

Media Sponsors



2021 Entertainment & Vendors are Listed Here

Updates for 2022 will be made mid-summer - check back then!

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Still Limber
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Hank Imhof
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys
3:00 p.m. - Dauphin County Commissioners Presentation
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm - Short Hill Mountain Boys
Short Hill Mountain Boys

Food Vendors
Bucky's Festival Foods | Mad Dash | Williams Catering | Sherries Crab Cakes | Derby Dash Kettle Korn 
Halls Ice Cream | Lemonade & Cotton Candy Vendor

Vendors interested in participating in this year's event can download an application by clicking here