The 2018 theme contest is underway! To submit your entry into the contest (Deadline Monday, 12/11/17), email [email protected] or call 814-226-9161.

The 65th Annual Autumn Leaf Festival™, sponsored by the U.S. Army,

will be held from September 29th to October 7th, 2017.

This 9-day internationally award-winning festival attracts over 500,000 people to the Clarion Area. Events and entertainment include carnival rides and amusements, the “Miss Junior Teen and Miss Teen ALF™ Scholarship Program,” sponsored by UPMC Northwest, the Allegheny Health Network, Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield & LifeFlight “Autorama Cruise-In,” the renowned Clarion Hospital “Tournament of Leaves Parade,” the Central Electric Cooperative “Antique Tractor Show,” the Community First Bank & Clarion University “Cultural Nights,” Kronospan U.S.A. “Farmer’s and  Crafter’s Show” and much more!

For event registration and information, click the Individual Events link on the right-hand menu, or contact the Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry at 814-226-9161 or [email protected].

In addition to the events sponsored by the Clarion Area Chamber, many local organizations also sponsor 40 or more additional events during the festival.