Annual Festival Draws Father’s Day Crowd in Schuylkill County

TAMAQUA -- The sun was shining down on Schuylkill County Sunday for a popular seasonal event.

Folks gathered in downtown Tamaqua for the 27th Annual Summerfest.

Fathers, families, and friends took advantage of the outdoor event which celebrates all things summer.

This year's Summerfest included many local vendors, train rides, a street fair for some added fun, and even a rubber duck race held on the river.

The annual event is put on by the Tamaqua Historical Society and gives people from the area a chance to stretch their legs and take advantage of what the area has to offer.

"A lot of fun for both of my kids, and just enjoying bumping into friends and family and looking around at all the fun stuff," Jazelle Levan, Tamaqua, said.

 

4 comments

  • LONGGREYSOCKS

    is there any hotels in tamaqua? I dont think so. Was always wanting a vacation there. Maybe Ill try camping. I dont think they will want me sleeping in the block long historical zone.

  • Petemendez

    I was wondering what the hospanic population of Tamaqua is? Thinking about relocating my family to Tamaqua or Shenandoah

  • Eddyrebel

    Tamaqua is a great vacation spot. I think i am gonna swim down the Schuylkill after a knocking back a 36 pack of busch light. Vacationing in Tamaqua gives me good vibrations. Maybe ill even get married here. Very romantic here.

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