Grange Fair August 20 – 28, 2021

– by Guest Writers

Experience the wonder and excitement that is the Centre County Grange Fair every August. With a 147-year history, the fair is a home-away-from-home to families in 1,000 tents and1,500 RVs. It is the only remaining tenting fair in the nation. Feel the magic, the charm and the nostalgia. Best of all, be part of something extraordinary.

The Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair, better known as “The Grange Fair,” is August20th-28th, 2021. This year marks the 147th anniversary of this unique fair. The Grange Fair is a city within a town, as campers “move into” Grange Park in Centre Hall, PA to live for more than a week. The fair is economical family entertainment, with one low admission fee and free entertainment including nationally-known performers. Enjoy a closer look at the vital role of agriculture, with thousands of exhibits, livestock competitions, and horse shows. Feel the rumble of horsepower from tractors and trucks, and the thrill of rides for all ages, while tempting scents of delicious festival food waft through the air.

Grange Park grandstand
Grange Park tent row

There is something for everyone at Grange Fair! Highlights include:

  • Over 300 Commercial Concessions
  • Numerous food options to choose from (including gluten-free)
  • Amusement Rides
  • National, Regional and Local Entertainment
  • Exhibits
  • Livestock Shows and Barns
  • Equine Center with Daily Horse Shows
  • Competition Track with Motor Sports
  • Health & Wellness Opportunities
  • Parade
  • Playground

For a full list of daily activities, please visit

Grange Park

Summer Getaway CAMPING

Fall Getaway Header Orange Trees
Grange Park Equine

Located off PA Route 45 in Centre Hall, PA. Pet friendly. Spacious sites have electric and water hook-ups. Friends and family can camp in adjacent sites (pending availability). RV sites are $40 per night and tent sites are $30 per night (Bring your own tent). Over 260 acres with many paved roadways for biking.

Equine Center at Grange Park

The Equine Center at Grange Park is a year-round show and exhibition center in the heart of central Pennsylvania. The center boasts a state-of-the-art indoor show complex offering the following:

  • 123′ x 300′ indoor arena with spectator seating
  • 125′ x 300′ covered arena,
  • Two 140′ x 230′ outdoor arenas
  • 70′ x 280′ holding and warm-up area for the outdoor arenas
  • 150′ x 300′ outdoor practice arena
  • An announcer’s tower
  • A spacious climate-controlled office and entry center
  • Two barns containing 258 stalls
  • A large bagged shavings building
  • Stalling Office
  • Restrooms/showers and laundry facilities
  • 40′ x 60′ post and beam pavilion
  • 1,500 RV and trailer hookups.

PSU Tailgating at Grange Park

The word is out! There is a new tradition! Grange Park is THE place to be for Penn StateTailgating!Bring your RV to Grange Park to camp for one or more nights! Our spacious sites have electric and water hookups and shuttle busses are available.

Grange Park is located in Centre Hall, just 12 miles from Beaver Stadium. Visiting teams welcome.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at