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October 6-9, 2016Covered Bridge Festival
Hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10a-6p
Sun: 10a-5p

Takes place at Knoebels Amusement Resort (391 Knoebels Boulevard, Route 487,                                          Elysburg, PA 17824)

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Knoebels Amusement Resort, the 35th Annual Covered Bridge Festival has something for everyone!

• More than 380 Craft Vendors & over 38 Food Vendors!
• FREE Parking, FREE Admission, FREE Entertainment
• Select Knoebels rides open ALL FOUR DAYS!


Handmade & Traditional Crafts • Turned & Carved Wood • Glass
Prints • Sewn & Woven Textiles • Jewelry • Photography • Paintings
Decor for Every Holiday • New & Repurposed Primitives
Plus Much More!

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Covered Bridge Festival Mapping IconCovered Bridge Festival Interactive Map 

Look for our 2016 Map in August!

Plan your visit to this years Covered Bridge Festival using our interactive vendor map.  This map includes all vendor information, their location, as well as a brief description of what they are selling.  The map also includes restroom locations, parking, nearby landmarks and important park resource locations.

Download the Covered Bridge Festival
Interactive Map and full vendor listing by clicking here!

Please note, this map is in Google Earth format.  If you do not have this free program, you may download it here.

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Covered Bridge Festival Schedule of Events

All Entertainment, unless otherwise noted, takes place on the stage at The Bandshell.

Thursday, October 6
11a-1p         Jay Vonada Trio
2p-4p      KJ Wagner

Friday, October 7
10a-12p                The Banjo Man – Jim Haner
12:30p-2:30p       Jay Smar – Country & Folk Songs
3p-5p                    Mike Lewis – Country

Saturday, October 8
9:30a                   Knoebels Lumber 5K Race For more information, or to pre-register, call 800-332-6755.                       Race day registration at Pavilion L
11 a-1p                 Bob Matthews & Jeff Brown
11a                        Covered Bridge Bus Tour Departs
11:30a -12:30p     Covered Bridge Cloggers Dance Group – Near Alamo Restaurant
12:30p                Covered Bridge Bus Tour Departs
2p-4:45p             Dennis Thorne

Sunday, October 9
10a-4p              Antique & Classic Car Display – Organized by Jeff Fritz. For more info call                                 Jeff Fritz at 570-956-6377.
11a-1p               Stained Grass Window – Bluegrass Music
12:30p                Covered Bridge Bus Tour Departs
2:30p-4:30p       The Legends – Rock & Roll Hits

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Covered Bridge Festival Agritourism Days

On Thursday and Friday, festival goers will find a special agritoursim fair, located next to Pavilion O.

• Bring the kids to see domesticated animals ranging from alpacas, to miniature horses and cows!
• Shop for locally grown produce, pumpkins, gourds, mums and decorative corn.
• Pony rides available all day!


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Covered Bridge Festival Covered Bridge Bus Tours

Our guided tours visit various covered bridges in Columbia County – including the Twin Covered Bridges!

• When: Saturday, October 8 at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.;  Sunday, October 9 at 12:30 p.m.
• Cost: $15 per seat
• Approximate length of trip: 2-3 hours
• Seating is limited and sells out early! Please make reservations early.
• Pre-Payment is required to book your seat.
• Reservations will be confirmed via email.
• Tickets must be picked up at the CMVB information booth at least 30 minutes prior to departure at Pavilion H.
• Riders with tickets in hand will board the bus located near Knoebels A-frame security building.

Now you can now reserve your spot over the phone with a credit card payment! Call Donna at 570-784-2522. Or you can download the reservation form (2016 Bus Tour Reservation Form) and mail it with full payment to the address listed on the form.

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Covered Bridge Festival Pre-Qualification Form

Interested in becoming a crafter at the Covered Bridge Festival?  Your first step is to download our Covered Bridge Festival Pre-Qualification Form  Please remember that applicants must hand make their craft – no buy/sell.  This is a juried show.   Pre-qualification forms are added to the Committees files for future use.  Submitting a pre-qualification application does not guarantee you a spot in the show.

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