Shippensburg Bloom Festival | May 6

The Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 3rd annual Bloom Festival in downtown Shippensburg on May 6 from 9AM – 3PM! The Festival takes place rain or shine in the Borough Parking lot (Burd Street), across from the Shippensburg Police Department.  Admission is FREE.  Free parking will be at the Fire Fighters Activity Center (Orange St. and Neff Ave).

The festival includes craft, retail, & food vendors, local produce, plant & flower sales, music, children’s activities and more!

Kids will enjoy inflatables, a magician, a photo booth, and fun activities including face painting, planting a seed, and painting a “planter” (hosted by the Shippensburg University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee). Kids will also enjoy fire truck and farming equipment displays.  Children ages 12 and under can print & color the page show here to get a prize!

A sidewalk chalk art contest will be hosted by Shippensburg Downtown Organizations Investing Together (D.O.I.T.) from 8AM – Noon in tandem with the Bloom Festival, and is open to children, artists and artist groups.  No Entry Fee for the Contest & Preregistration is required.

Also on this day, the Shippensburg Public Library Duck Derby will be held at 1 PM at the Branch Creek Bridge.  Pick up Duck Certificates at the Public Library. 1 duck for $5 and a 6-pack for $20. Cash prizes of $250, $100 and $50 will be awarded!




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