Christmas Gazebo
Photo by: Curt Weinhold
Austin Damshow
God's Country Marathon crowd


There's always something exciting going on in "God's Country!"  Here, you'll find all kinds of things to do - from festivals to fireworks and music to marathons!  Get your group together and head out to enjoy Potter County's unique and fun-filled events throughout the year!  

Hit one of our longstanding heritage festivals - the Woodsmen's Show at Cherry Springs State Park, where you can see professional and amateur lumberjacks in action, the ever popular Cross Fork Snake Hunt, the Bark Peelers' Convention at the newly renovated PA Lumber Museum, or the Maple Festival at the historic Coudersport Courthouse Square!

Hear some great live music at the Austin Dam Show and join us as we turn a place of great tragedy into a celebration of music and the arts.

"Conquer the Hill" at the God's Country Marathon, named one of the "10 toughest marathons" and "best small marathons" by Runner's World Magazine!

There are all kinds of events to enjoy!  Come on out and join us!

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