UPMC Pinnacle First Friday: September 7

August 7, 2018

UPMC Pinnacle First Friday on September 7 is Brewfest, sponsored by Orrstown Bank. Walk around downtown and check out the local breweries being hosted by various merchants. But it isn’t all just local brews. Anything that can be brewed will be here! Teas from around the World, Coffee brews… how about root beer? YES! Stop […]

New Businesses Open in Downtown Carlisle

March 29, 2018

The Downtown Carlisle Association welcomes three new businesses to downtown Carlisle. Grand Illusion Hard Cider and Wine Bar, located at 26 W. High Street, features 24 local Pennsylvania craft ciders, beers and sodas on draft. Monday’s are Magic Monday and offer table side family magic from 6-8 p.m. Just around the corner at 19 N. […]

Download 2018 Carlisle Event Calendar Now!

January 8, 2018

2018_CARLISLE_REGION_EVENT_SCHEDULE2 – CopyLooking for something fun to do or trying to plan your calendar for the year? Then take a look at our event calendar to see some of the events happening in and around Carlisle, please download the updated 2018 Event Calendar.

New Businesses Now Open on North Hanover Street

October 21, 2017

The Downtown Carlisle Association welcomes two new business to the North Hanover Street corridor of downtown Carlisle. PB’s Italian Kitchen is located at 204 North Hanover and is open 7 days a week to satisfy all your pizza, subs and Italian specialty cravings. It is a family run business with experienced chef Philip Joppy and […]

Corvette Parade Park and Party: August 25 7:00-9:30 pm

August 25, 2017

  The Downtown Carlisle Association will host the 28th Annual Carlisle Corvette Parade on Saturday, August 25 from 7-9:30 p.m. in Downtown Carlisle. The parade will feature close to 500 corvettes that will parade into town onto North Hanover Street and park on both East and West High Streets and North Hanover Street for your […]

DCA Welcomes New Businesses to Downtown Carlisle

May 2, 2017

Springtime is a time for renewal and as much can be said for downtown Carlisle with new businesses popping up around town. Join the DCA in giving the following businesses a warm welcome to downtown: GQ Barbershop: 128 North Hanover Street          717.422.5803                   […]

DCA launches new You Tube channel

February 23, 2016

The Downtown Carlisle Association has launched a new channel for the increasing amount of videos, news stories, commercials and promotional videos that have been published in recent years.  “We have had great success with media stations recognizing the amazing things happening in Carlisle,” stated Mike Hurley, President of the DCA, “…PCN recently did a […]

Downtown Carlisle Association shows new promotional video at annual mixer

The Downtown Carlisle Association premiered a new promotional video highlighting programs and successes over the past 35 years along with an update on current programs and ways for the community to get involved.

2018 Carlisle Event Listing Is Now Available

January 9, 2016

Each year the Downtown Carlisle Association produces a calendar of local events, holiday’s, school schedules, to help businesses and residents know what is happening in Carlisle. If you have any additions you would like to add, please email them to

Carlisle Police Bureau Offers Ride Along Program

April 24, 2015

The Carlisle Police Department has started a new citizen ride-along program aimed at enhancing public education as it relates to understanding the role and operations of the department and to improve police-citizen communications and cooperation. Citizens will now be allowed to do a ride-along with a patrol officer to observe police operations first hand. This […]

Downtown B&B Honored with Select Registry Designation

October 31, 2014

If you are familiar with the historic town of Carlisle, you know that there is only one Bed & Breakfast located in the borough.  What you may not know is this cozy B&B is also listed on the Select Registry.I was able to experience the hospitality of Carlisle House B&B owners Alan and Mary first hand during […]