Ebensburg Homecoming Weekend – July 27th & 28th

EBENSBURG HOMECOMING & DOWNTOWN SHUTDOWN –A WEEKEND FULL OF ACTIVITIES

Ebensburg – On Friday, July 27th & Saturday, July 28th Ebensburg will host their annual Downtown Shutdown and Homecoming celebration which have become localized popular events for the community.

The weekend begins when the streets at the center of town close down at 6 pm for a free concert from 8 to 11 pm. This year’s event will feature Jim Donovan & The Sun King Warriors — a high energy band playing dance-able, emotionally engaging groove rock.

Events continue on Saturday with a Community-wide yard sale, a fishing derby at Lake Rowena, a Baseball Clinic with the Altoona Curve, a Farmer’s Market in Penn Eben Park and continues with a full schedule of events throughout the day. “There is really something for everyone during our annual Homecoming event – fishing, shopping, sports, games, live music, fireworks and more!” said Danea Koss, Community Development Director. Yard Sale maps will be made available at the Borough office, Ebensburg Library, and online at www.ebensburgmainstreet.com a few weeks prior.

Baskets donated by local businesses for the Homecoming basket raffle will be on display at First National Bank at 111 W. High Street in the weeks leading up to Homecoming. Raffle tickets will be available at the bank through the Friday, the 27th, and then onsite at Lake Rowena beginning around 5 pm on Homecoming day.

For a tentative schedule of events during Homecoming, please visit http://ebensburgpa.com/ebensburg_homecoming/ or call the Ebensburg Borough Office at (814) 472-8780.

Ebensburg Based Day Trips

Ebensburg Based Scenic Rides

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Scenic Day Trips Visiting Attractions in Cambria and Neighboring Counties

The rides described below offer a chance to witness the beauty of south-central Pennsylvania, experience the excitement and challenges of her twisty roads, and visit the most popular attractions in the region.

Each of the day trips begins and ends in Historic Ebensburg. All of the scenic rides can be enjoyed by car or motorcycle. Riders are encouraged to stay at any of the hotels or bed & breakfasts listed in this brochure.

Ebensburg hosts many events throughout the year. In conjunction with Thunder in the Valley, Ebensburg hosts its annual Wheels & Wings event on the streets of Downtown Ebensburg on the third Thursday of June. We urge you to stay in the Ebensburg area during Thunder in the Valley, and enjoy any of the scenic rides suggested here. They are all great motorcycle trips!

Ebensburg Homecoming Weekend is the last weekend in July. Spend Friday on a day trip, return to Ebensburg for a free concert on downtown streets on Friday evening, take another day trip on Saturday, and return to Ebensburg for a free concert, party and fireworks at Lake Rowena.

Pick any Friday in August for a free evening concert in the park. The week-long Cambria County Fair always opens on Labor Day.

PotatoFest, the region’s largest craft and music festival, is the last

Saturday in September. Let Ebensburg be your host for any of the many events held during the year in Cambria County, all listed on our website.

Feel free to contact any of Ebensburg Borough’s staff for assistance or for ideas. We want you to enjoy your time in Ebensburg.