The 68th Annual Allegheny Toyota Autumn Leaf Festival is slated for October 2 – October 10, 2021.

Our official downloadable Schedule of Events is currently being created. Below we have listed a general overview of our events. You can also find additional information on our Individual Events page as well. We will post the official final schedule here when it is complete. Thank you for your patience.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

UNITED WAY OF CLARION COUNTY’S ANNUAL 5K/10K RACE  –  Registration begins at 8am with the race starting at 9am.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male & female finishers in each race.  To pre-register for the race, visit www.uwclarionco.org or www.runhigh.com.  For more information:  814-226-8760 or  [email protected].

CLARION COUNTY FARMERS MARKET  –  former Gordman’s at the Clarion Mall.  Local produce, meats, eggs, plants & trees, natural products, baked goods, herbs, honey, maple syrup, soaps, and so much more!  Check out Facebook for more information.

S & T BANK “OLD TIME FIDDLER’S CONTEST  –  Will be held at the First United Methodist Church located at 600 Wood Street.  Registration begins at 9am with the contest starting at 11am.  The competition will have you tapping your toes and dancing along!  Supporting sponsors are Colony Homes, Commodore Homes and Kronospan U.S.A.  For more information visit www.thomasmusicstudio.com.

WASTE MANAGEMENT “TOUCH-A-TRUCK” – Clarion Mall from 10am until 2pm.  Children of all ages can get behind the wheel of big rigs, emergency vehicles, construction vehicles and more! Free family fun!  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

BIGFOOT COUNTRY 102.1/101.3 “KIDS’ CARNIVAL”  – at Clarion Mall from 10am until 2pm.  Play games to win some great prizes and entertainment.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

FREE FLU SHOTS FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED IN THE U.S. MILITARY  –  at the American Legion Post #66 located at 530 Main Street from 10am until 2pm.   No appointment needed, just walk-in. For more        information and/or questions, please call Ron Collett at the Butler VA at 878-271-6677.

ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEM “CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT” – in front of the Courthouse.  Registration from 5pm to 5:45pm with the Double Elimination Tournament beginning at 6pm.  With $900 in prize money to be awarded.  Cost is $30 per 2-person team.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

UPMC NORTHWEST “CLASSIC ROCK CONCERT” – on the Courthouse steps from 6pm until 9pm.  Featuring “Uptown Classic Hits”.  The event is free and open to all festival goers!  For more information:    814-226-9161 or [email protected]

Sunday, October 3, 2021

BOUNTIFUL HARVEST PIE & BAKE SALE – held on the Immaculate Conception School front parking lot on Main Street.  Homemade baked goods from pies to delicacies will be available from 8am until sold out!     Proceeds benefit the I.C. School PTO.  For more information [email protected] or   814-226-8433 extension 105.

“AUTORAMA CRUISE-IN” SPONSORED IN PART BY FIRST ENERGY – will be held on Main Street from 2nd Avenue to 7th Avenue.  Parking begins at 9am with the show being held from 12noon to 4pm.  Pre-registration is $5 per vehicle and registration day of show is $10.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

UFP – PARKER, LLC “MOTORCYCLE SHOW  –  will be held on Main Street from 7th Avenue to 8th Avenue.  Parking begins at 9am with the Motorcycle Show taking place from 12noon to 4pm.  A non-expired, non-perishable food item is required at registration to be eligible for judging.  Coordinated by Clarion County A.B.A.T.E.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

PNC BANK “JUNIOR OLYMPICS”  –  will be at Clarion University Stadium from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.  Open to all Clarion County children ages 5 to 12.  Competing in Standing Long Jump, Dash, Softball Throw and the Modified Javelin Throw.  Top 3 performers in each event (for the age and gender category) will receive a medal.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

Monday, October 4, 2021

CLARION UNIVERSITY “CULTURAL NIGHT” SPONSORED IN PART BY FARMERS NATIONAL BANK AND MODERN LIVING SOLUTIONS  – will be in front of the Courthouse beginning at 7pm.  Cultural Night Introductions and Remarks immediately followed by “Simple Gifts”.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

CLARION COUNTY COMMUNITY BANK “FOODSTOCK” – the collection drive will be held at Clarion Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM beginning at 12 noon.  Help “RAM” Up the Food Banks.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

BUTLER HEALTH SYSTEM WOMEN’S CARE ASSOCIATES & BUTLER HEALTH SYSTEM PEDIATRICS “KIDDIES PARADE” – with line-up beginning at Immaculate Conception Church parking lot and kicking-off at 6pm.  Parade will go down Main Street to 5th Avenue.  Rain date is Wednesday, October 6.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

CLARION UNIVERSITY “CULTURAL NIGHT” SPONSORED IN PART BY FARMERS NATIONAL BANK AND MODERN LIVING SOLUTIONS  – will be in front of the Courthouse beginning at 7pm.  Clarion University performances followed by Russian music and dancing by “Barynya”.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

DOWNTOWN DEAL DAYS  – all along Main Street from 9am to 5pm.

CLARION UNIVERSITY “CULTURAL NIGHT” SPONSORED IN PART BY FARMERS NATIONAL BANK AND MODERN LIVING SOLUTIONS  – will be in front of the Courthouse beginning at 7pm.  Clarion University performances followed by Rev. Robert Jones, Sr., an inspirational storyteller and musician  celebrating the history, humor and power of American Roots music.

SHERWIN WILLIAMS “KARAOKE NIGHT” – in front of the Courthouse from 8:30pm to 10pm.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

DOWNTOWN DEAL DAYS  – all along Main Street from 9am to 5pm.

CLARION UNIVERSITY “CULTURAL NIGHT” SPONSORED IN PART BY FARMERS NATIONAL BANK AND MODERN LIVING SOLUTIONS  – will be in front of the Courthouse beginning at 7pm.  Homecoming Court will be announced and crowd will be introduced to various university groups and athletic teams.  Then beginning around 7:30pm will be Djangophonique.  Hot swing, lush ballads, musette waltzes, jazz standards, boleros, and moody minor pieces are all fused together with theatrical flair and musical humor.

Friday, October 8, 2021

KRONOSPAN U.S.A. “FARMERS & CRAFTERS DAY” – all along Main Street from 2nd Avenue to 8th    Avenue from 8am until 5pm.  Over 275 craft vendors will be displaying and selling items large and small in downtown Clarion.  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PTO ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW  – in the Parish Event Center and on the Front Lawn, Main Street.  The show will be held from 7am until 4pm.  For more information                                          [email protected] or 814-226-8433 extension 105.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTON CONCESSION STAND  – in the School Cafeteria beginning at 7am until 3pm or sell out.  Homemade soups, sandwiches, baked goods, snacks and soft drinks.  For more information     [email protected] or 814-226-8433 extension 105.

UPMC NORTHWEST “FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT” – on the Courthouse sidewalk beginning at 7:30pm.      Featuring “Legends”.  The event is free and open to all festival goers, so bring your lawn chair and settle in for an evening of great music!  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

Saturday, October 9, 2021

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S  – will start on the Clarion County Courthouse lawn beginning at 8am.  The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care,   support and research.  Info: act.alz.org/clarionpa or [email protected]

CLARION COUNTY FARMERS MARKET  –  former Gordman’s at the Clarion Mall.  Local produce, meats, eggs, plants & trees, natural products, baked goods, herbs, honey, maple syrup, soaps, and so much more!  Check out Facebook for more information.

EGGS WITH ERNIE  –  Celebrate Homecoming 2021 with fun, family-friendly activities and a mid-morning breakfast bites with your favorite Eagle, Ernie!  Will be held in the Walter Hart Chapel parking lot from 10am until 12noon.  For more information: call 814-393-2572

BUTLER HEALTH SYSTEM CLARION HOSPITAL “TOURNAMENT OF LEAVES PARADE”  –  Parade will step off at 12noon.  Reserved seats are available and can be purchased at the Chamber office for $9 a seat.  Only 1200 seats available this year!  Additional sponsors are:  Burns & Burns Associates (Novelty Groups); Aramark Dining (VIP Brunch); Clarion Psychiatric Center (Drill Teams); Colony Homes (Marching Units); Commodore Homes (Marching Units); Motel 6 (Color Guard); McDonald’s (Marching Units); Shippenville Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center (Non-Profit Groups); and Structural Modulars, Inc. (University Floats).  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

EAGLE END ZONE ALUMNI PARTY  –  Come to the Eagle End Zone and join fellow alumni in cheering our Golden Eagles to homecoming victory at Clarion University Memorial Stadium.  The cost is $15 and for more information call 814-393-2572.

CLARION UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME  – Come out and watch the Golden Eagles take on IUP’s Crimson Hawks!

“WILD WORLD OF ANIMALS” SHOW SPONSORED BY LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE LODGE #101 and CLARION PSYCHIATRIC CENTER  – beginning at 4pm in front of the Courthouse.  This event is free and open to all festival goers!

FIRST UNITED NATIONAL BANK “OLDIES CONCERT” – will be in front of the Courthouse from 5:30pm to 8:30pm and featuring the amazing oldies band “American Pie”.  Bring your lawn chair and dancing shoes!  This groups always draws a very large crowd!  For more information: 814-226-9161 or [email protected]

Sunday, October 10, 2021

CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. “ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW”  – from 2nd Avenue to 5th   Avenue on Main Street.  Tractors will start parking at 8am and the show will be from 12noon to 5pm.  The crowd will also be entertained by The Route 8 Band, playing a mix of country, rock and blues appealing to a variety of audiences.   There will also be free barrel train rides for children.  For more information:  814-226-9161 or [email protected]

Welcome New Sponsors for 2021

 ADVANCED DRAINAGE SYSTEM  –  Corn Hole Tournament

ARAMARK DINING  – VIP Brunch

MODERN LIVING SOLUTIONS  –  sponsor in part for the Clarion University Cultural Week

UPMC NORTHWEST  –  Saturday, October 2 concert and Friday, October 8 concert

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Anyone with questions or if you would like to donate or sponsor, please contact Tracy Becker at [email protected] or call 814-226-9161.
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