Events Schedule


42nd Annual Harvest of the Arts Festival

The Festival in Historic Downtown Carlisle is one of Cumberland County's premier Arts and Craft Shows with over 100 exhibitors. Interested in showcasing your art? Exhibitors are warmly invited to apply and become a part of this longstanding artistic tradition.

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Welcome Jam

Join us between 11am and 2pm as we welcome the new U.S. Army War College students and their families to downtown Carlisle. Meet us at Veteran's Courtyard in the Town Square for an afternoon of family fun, featuring free activities and entertainment for all ages. Benchfield Farms will be offering wagon rides, and an opportunity to take historic tours, courtesy of our friends at The Barefoot Historian & Co. Matt Jameson Acoustic will be performing from noon until 2pm. And don't miss our Scavenger Hunt... We challenge you to find Colonel Carlisle hidden at various locations throughout the downtown!

Corvette Parade, Park & Party!

The Downtown Carlisle Association and Carlisle Events invite you to the 2024 CORVETTE PARADE, PARK AND PARTY, Saturday, August 24th beginning at 7pm. Don't miss 500 Corvettes from all across the country on display throughout the streets of downtown Carlisle. Grab some food & drinks and do some shopping to support your favorite downtown merchants while checking out all the 'Vettes... You'll see everything from vintage to modern!

Harvest of the Arts

The Downtown Carlisle Association is proud to host the 42nd Annual Harvest of the Arts festival on Saturday, September 28th from 10am-5pm. OVER 100 EXHIBITORS will be setup along West High Street in downtown Carlisle, including Fine Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Woodworking, Photography, Pottery and so much more. Enjoy the Kids Alley, a display of European Sports Cars, Festival Food and Live Music throughout the day. We also encourage you to support the many local merchants in our beautiful, historic downtown. This event is sponsored by M&T Bank. For more details or to find exhibitor applications, please visit