Downtown Chambersburg is a hub of delicious food, beautiful art, lively entertainment, history and more. Travelers and residents alike enjoy visiting downtown, where they can grab a bite at a local restaurant or some delicious candy from Olympia Candy Kitchen.
On the weekends, pick up locally-grown produce at North Square Farmers Market or catch a show at the historical Capitol Theatre. History buffs may want to visit the Franklin County Historical Society, housed in the town’s old jail.
Festivals attract thousands of people to downtown Chambersburg throughout the year. Events such as Sip & Stroll and Food Truck Fest allow guests to sample drinks from local breweries, wineries and distilleries, or taste cuisine from all over the world. In the summer, ChambersFest celebrates the town’s rebuilding after the burning of Chambersburg by Confederates in the Civil War. In January, IceFest helps you shake the winter blues with spectacular live ice carvings, a chili cook-off and more. CrabFeast, Duck Derby and AppleFest are also community favorites that you won’t want to miss.