It's Memorial Day in Boalsburg!
Photo: Tim Weight
Join us in Boalsburg, the birthplace of Memorial Day, on Monday, May 29. Here's what's planned:
Boalsburg Fire Company Parade
Saturday, May 27, 5 p.m.
The fun starts on Saturday at 5 with the Boalsburg Fire Company Parade, rain or shine!
Memorial Day Run
Monday, May 29, 8:30 a.m.
Check in at Blue Springs Park at 8:30 to join the 37th annual Memorial Day Run. This 3.8-mile course is perfect for both runners and walkers as it weaves through historic Boalsburg. Proceeds benefit Boalsburg-area causes. Find more here!
Memorial Day Festival
Monday, May 29, 9 a.m. through 5 p.m.
Wander downtown Boalsburg while you enjoy local food, shopping from artisans and listening to great live music (don't miss the traditional Maypole dance at 12:30!). The Boalsburg Heritage Museum, the Boal Mansion and the Pennsylvania Military Museum all have family-oriented activities throughout the day, including encampments and a battle by Civil War re-enactors.
Boalsburg Fire Company Carnival
Friday, May 26, 6-10 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 after the parade – 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 28 Wristband Day 2-10 p.m.
Monday, May 29 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
The carnival will feature food at the fire company stands. Barbecue chicken, hot sausage sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries and more will be available. Rides and games will be provided by Sunshine Shows of Middleburg. The tradition of bingo will continue in the truck room.
… But wait, there's more!
Memorial Day Fireworks
Sunday, May 28
Lake Raystown Resort will set off their annual Memorial Day firework show on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at dark (around 9 p.m.).
Memorial Day at Delgrosso's Amusement Park
Monday, May 29, 2017 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Delgrosso's Amusement Park and Laguna Splash open for another easy-on-the wallet summer season. Stop in for their famously delicious food, water fun and rides!
Coming in from out of town? Find the best places to stay here. You can also find more fun here, along with our very favorite places to eat in Happy Valley. Don't miss a single event, festival or concert this summer – sign up for our Top Picks eletter for a once-weekly quick read of the best in fun in Happy Valley!