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Juniata River Valley Visitors Bureau


September 2022

Goose Day

September 29

Legend has it that if you eat goose on September 29th, you will ensure wealth and prosperity for the coming year. Celebrated for more than two centuries in the Juniata River Valley, locals adhere faithfully to this tradition and celebrate the holiday with various events, goose cuisine, the Wild Geese art project, and silly merchandise.

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December 2022

Festival of Ice

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - December 2 @ 9:00 pm
Downtown Lewistown, 1 West Market Street
Lewistown, PA 17044 United States
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Founded in 1995, the Festival of Ice is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season in the Juniata River Valley. Held in Downtown Lewistown, this free Christmas event celebrates the jolliest time of the year, and merriment is everywhere! Gaze at the beautifully carved ice sculptures, go for an old-fashioned carriage ride, listen to carolers, participate in children’s activities, and even visit with Santa Claus himself.

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