Fort Hunter Day

Images for Fort Hunter Day - Antique Car, Man Widling, kids in potato sacks, kids shucking corn, quilts

Sunday, September 15, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fort Hunter Park | 5300 North Front Street | Harrisburg, PA 17111

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Welcome fall with a festival celebrating the old-time ways of life. Join us for the 67th 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. 
Vintage vehicle enthusiasts will love the antique cars and tractors that will be on view. Go inside the Centennial Barn to see the Fort Hunter antique carriage collection not normally on public view. 

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






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


  • Arts and Crafts Show
  • Nutmeg the Dairy Cow and Goat Milking
  • Antique Tractors, Vintage Cars, Antique Fire Engines
  • Children’s Hands-on Activities
  • Heckton Church Concerts
  • Walking Tours
  • Hayrides
  • Children’s Crafts, Games, and Play Area
  • Archaeology Excavation Interpretation
  • Quilt Exhibit: African-American Quilters Gathering of Harrisburg
  • Soft Pretzel Purveyors
  • Food Trucks
  • Mansion Tours
  • Craft Demonstrations - native foods demonstration, broom making, apple butter making, spinning, quilting, candle making, woodworking, beekeeping, open-hearth cooking, hair jewelry, chair caning

2024 Corn Crib Stage Entertainment:

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM      Susquehanna Folk Music Society Jam Session 

12:00 – 1:00 PM               Rayzen Kane

1:00 – 2:00 PM                 Sarah Fiore

Corncrib Stage Sponsor:

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Food Vendors:

Braised and Confused |Derby Dash Kettle Corn | Gio's Smokin' Grill | Hall's Ice Cream, Inc. | Mad Dash Artisan Grilled Cheese | Madeline's Sweets & Savories | Williams Catering

Supporting Sponsors:

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