A Collection of July Events

The month of July welcomes a collection of events including free family-friendly events, live outdoor music, local performances and more. Check out the Top 10 Cumberland Valley events.


1. Carlisle Chrysler Nationals @ Carlisle Fairgrounds – July 14-16
Chrysler Nationals has over 2,500 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand, classics, muscle cars and high-performance new models that all converge on Carlisle for a one-of-a-kind weekend.
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd., Carlisle

2. Bluegrass on the Grass Festival @ Dickinson College Academic Quad – July 8
Bring the whole family for a weekend of fun surrounding the Bluegrass on the Grass Festival. This free event features a variety of music acts, food vendors and non-alcoholic drinks.
Address: 201 W. High St., Carlisle

3. 60th Annual Shippensburg Community Fair @ Shippensburg Fairgrounds – July 24-28
Experience the music, food, agriculture, exhibits and more. There will be livestock exhibits, home products, tractor pulls, horse shows, rides and games for all ages.
Address: 10131 Possum Hollow Road, Shippensburg

4. Carlisle Summerfair @ Various Locations - June 23-July 4
This year’s Summerfair offers 30 events over 12 days including concerts, craft shows, children’s events, swing dancing, games and more.

5. Shrek the Musical @ Allenberry Resort – July 7-9, 14-15 & 20-22
Shrek the Musical combines the bawdy humor of the original film with spectacular musical numbers added for the stage production.
Address: 1559 Boiling Springs Rd., Boiling Springs

6. Hurst Nationals Powered by Carlisle Events @ Carlisle Expo Center
Hurst Nationals is the first-ever event dedicated to all vehicles prepared by Hurst with approximately 350 vehicles gathering for this milestone event.
Address: 100 K Street, Carlisle
7. Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series @ The Luhrs Center – July 9, 14 & 16
This July the sounds of the symphony come to Shippensburg for three concerts at the Luhrs Center. All three concerts will feature the Shippensburg Festival Symphony with Robert Trevino conducting and special guest artists.
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg

8. Music on the Mountain @ Kings Gap – July 2
Bring your lawn chair or blanket to the top of the mountain and settle in for an evening of music at its best.
Address: 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle
9. Hollywood Arms @ Oyster Mill Playhouse – July 7-8, 13-16 & 20-23
Set in California in 1941 and 1951, Hollywood Arms is the funny and moving story of three generations of women living on welfare in a one-room apartment, one block north of Hollywood Boulevard.
Address: 1001 Oyster Mill Road, Camp Hill

10. Summer Celebration @ Meadowbrooke Gourds – July 15
This celebration includes gourd painting, special sales, food and drink samples, local music and wagon rides around the farm.
Address: 125 Potato Road, Carlisle

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