About the Event

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Covered Bridge Festival

The EQT Washington & Greene Counties' Covered Bridge Festival is an annual celebration that brings together history, community, and picturesque scenery. Set at nine scenic covered bridge locations amidst the charming towns of Washington and Greene Counties in Pennsylvania, this festival showcases the rich heritage of the region's covered bridges. Visitors can embark on a journey through time as they explore these iconic structures, marveling at their architectural beauty and learning about their significance in the area's history.


This popular event takes place from Saturday, September 16 through Sunday, September 17, 2023.

Covered Bridge Festival

During the festival, attendees can enjoy a variety of activities and attractions. From guided tours that provide fascinating insights into the covered bridges' construction and preservation efforts to live music performances that set a joyful ambiance, there is something for everyone. Artisans and craft vendors line the festival grounds, offering unique handmade products, while food vendors serve up delicious local fare, tantalizing the taste buds with irresistible treats. The festival atmosphere is lively and vibrant, with a sense of community permeating every corner.

Erskine Covered Bridge

The EQT Washington & Greene Counties' Covered Bridge Festival is not only a delightful experience for visitors but also an opportunity to support the local community. The festival serves as a platform for local businesses, artisans, and performers to showcase their talents and products, contributing to the region's economic growth. Additionally, proceeds from the festival often go towards the preservation and maintenance of the covered bridges, ensuring that future generations can continue to appreciate these iconic landmarks. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a lover of local culture, or simply seeking a memorable weekend getaway, this festival offers a delightful blend of heritage, entertainment, and community spirit.

Where to Stay

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George Washington Hotel

There are a range of top-quality hotels available if you intend to visit the EQT Washington & Greene Counties’ Covered Bridge Festival in Washington County, PA and require accommodation for the night or weekend:

Where to Eat

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The Lab at Armens Barrels

In case you are feeling hungry or would like a bite to eat during your visit to the EQT Washington & Greene Counties’ Covered Bridge Festival in Washington County, PA, take a look at these nearby restaurants:

Other Activities

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The Springhouse

If you are seeking to take a break from crafting during that weekend and wish to experience a different kind of local activity, Washington County offers something for everyone: