What are some festivals that take place in Pennsylvania?


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Some of the top festivals in Pennsylvania are the St. Patrick's Day Festival, the Odunde Festival, the Three Rivers Arts Festival and the Gettysburg Festival-Celebrating America. Music festivals include Musikfest and the Kutztown Folk Festival. The Square Apple Festival is a popular fall festival.

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The Odunde Festival is held in Philadelphia in the early part of June and attracts up to 500,000 people. This festival is the longest-running and largest African-American street festival on the East Coast.

The Kutztown Folk Festival, held in late June to early July, is a family friendly music festival in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. This festival offers events for children, arts and crafts, and is described by the Washington Post as a "Must See" festival.

Music fans also gather in early August for Musikfest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Musikfest is the largest free, 10-day, non-gated music festival in the United States, with 15 stages offering more than 500 performances.

Another popular event is the Square Apple Festival. It is the largest craft festival in Western Pennsylvania, attracting over 300,000 people every October. The festival features apple themed food and activities.

Other popular events in Pennsylvania include the Philadelphia Flower and Garden Show in early March and Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem in December.

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