Nikki Phillips
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Nikki Phillips

Marketing Content Manager, Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency

A lifelong Washington County resident, Nikki enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She can usually be found with a coffee in her hand and sunglasses on her face or head.  Nikki is a wife and mother to a spunky daughter and is enjoying discovering the family side of Washington County.

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

As summer days come to an end, the pumpkins get the Fairy Godmother treatment. A wave of her magic wand and the aromatic combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger takes a once ordinary latte and makes it taste like fall! Whether iced or hot, you cannot beat a PSL on a September morning…

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September Events You Won't Want to Miss

The first West Alexander Fair was held in 1906 and highlighted horse races as featured events. The landscape of county fairs and its entertainment offering have certainly changed since then, but they still offer family fun close to home. The West Alexander Fair is a country fair with agricultural…

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July Events You Won’t Want to Miss

July 8-10 Rebel like it’s 1794! Come to downtown Washington, PA to celebrate our role in the Whiskey Rebellion with music, a parade, re-enactments, children’s activities, food, and of course, whiskey! The three-day festival kicks off Friday night with the sweet sounds of the Washington Symphony…

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Live Music is Back: Upcoming Concerts

Good music, warm nights, and cold drinks- isn’t that what summer is all about? See who is rocking out in Washington County, PA this summer. Don’t forget to share your concert experience with us by using #GoWashCo! The lineup is hot this summer at Star Lake! Love twangin' guitars and songs about…

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Spring into Family-Friendly Events in May

Hit the road for fun events happening in May! Ramble down Route 40 for unique finds. Churn up some fun at the SpringHouse. Chow down at the region’s best food trucks. Here is your invitation to unwind and make some memories. National Road Festival (Pike Days) May 20-22, 2022 Various Stops Along…

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Washington County Machine Guns

On the outskirts of Washington County, near the West Virginia border, lies West Alexander, PA. A small, rural community with a high caliber attraction that has people coming from all over the globe. Washington County Machine Guns (WCMG) is a Veteran-owned business specializing in on-site machine…

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Museum & Historical Site Openings

With spring comes flowers and warmer weather. It also thaws out our local museums and historical sites from a deep winter’s sleep. Grab your spring jacket and take a step back into history with Washington County’s unique past! Take the whole family to experience a bygone era of streetcars on the…

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Mocha

Whether you are fueling up before work, stopping for a break while Christmas shopping, or visiting with family and friends, Washington County coffee shops have the seasonal flair you are looking for. Fans of Hallmark Channel’s Christmas movies will know the scene: small towns decorated in lights…

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Washington County Fall Bucket List

As the leaves begin to fall and the weather cools down, we think to the fun of fall. The trips with friends, the traditions with the kiddos, and the food! Spend this autumn season checking off fun and adventure in Washington County. From Instagram worthy pumpkin patches to frightful nights, we…

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