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Attractions in Mercer County, PA
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Mercer County, PA attractions welcome visitors in all seasons. Experience a wide range of visitor activities including outdoor fun and adventure, interesting historic sites, animal parks, and special events.

AREA COMMUNITY THEATRE OF SHARPSVILLE

724-815-4388
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100 N. Mercer Ave., Suite B
Sharpsville PA 16150

ACTS provides quality theater to the Shenango Valley. From comedies to musicals, there is something for everyone. Our performances are held in historic 1874 Pierce Opera House in Sharpsville.

AVENUE OF FLAGS & WAR ON TERROR VETERANS MEMORIAL

724-346-3818
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2619 E State St.
Hermitage PA 16148

Attached to the page of American History by the Iranian hostage crisis. View one of the largest display of American Flags flying anywhere in the world day or night.

BIG DOG RC

724-376-2379
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482 Stoneboro Lateral Road
Stoneboro PA 16153

Big Dog RC is a hobby shop with 3 indoor race tracks.  Weekly racing, spectators free!  Rental cars available.

BUHL PARK

724-981-5522
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715 Hazen Road
Hermitage PA 16148

Buhl Park consits of nearly 300 acres of recreational and cultural amenities and open space to enjoy.  It features the only free 9-hole golf course in the country, a driving range, an 18-hole disc golf course, 4 playgrounds, 4 picnic shelters, 8 free tennis courts, a .9 mile fitness trail with 16 workout stations, an outdoor pool, 7 acre lake for fishing, an outdoor performing arts center and much more.

CARRIED AWAY OUTFITTERS

724-343-1313
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73 Memorial Drive
Greenville PA 16125
Second location:
4220 East Lake Road
Jamestown, PA 16134

Carried Away Outfitters has a fleet of kayaks and canoes for rent to enjoy local waterways & lakes. Scouts, organized groups, families or just friends can enjoy paddling down the newly opened channel on Shenango River. Locations in Greenville and Jamestown.

COOLSPRING CORN MAZE

724-699-3221
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537 Franklin Road
Mercer PA 16137

Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio’s #1 Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch and Adventure Farm! Voted “Best in Nation” by USA Today! 2018 Theme: “Heroes of the Corn”

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  • Location: Coolspring Corn Maze, 537 Franklin Road, Mercer, PA 16137

DAFFIN’S CANDIES

877-323-3465
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496 E. State St.
Sharon PA 16146

Sharon is home to some of the world’s largest family owned and operated retail stores of their kind. These stores have been featured on the Travel Channel, David Letterman, and more. Daffin’s, the world’s largest candy store features a wonderful selection of homemade chocolates, candies, cards, and gifts since 1949 and is home of the “Chocolate Kingdom.” These unique chocolate sculptures will delight all.

FAIR HAVEN FARMS

412-848-3501
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206 Lee Road
Grove City PA 16127

Fair Haven Farms is the perfect destination for all of your fall family activities.  Our Fall Festival is open Saturdays & Sundays, September – October 2019. Autumn is the perfect time to select some beautiful pumpkins and try the corn maze.  Try your skills at Pumpkin Chunkin and visit our farm animals and new attractions for toddlers and school age kids!

HARLANSBURG STATION MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION

724-652-9002
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424 Old Route 19
New Castle PA 16101

Located in replica train station with four passenger cars. HO Scale train layout depicting four scenes of Western Pennsylvania. The entrance area highlights the history of the Greyhound Bus Line with an original ticket booth.

HELL’S HOLLOW WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TRAIL

724-662-1999
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496 Bestwick Rd.
Mercer PA 16137

Enjoys 110 acres of wilderness and history in the rolling hills of Western, Pa. Hike or rent a trail buggy to follow our 4 mile trail through the woods. Check out spirit falls and the iron ore furnace built in 1838. Plus much, much more! You’re going to love it!

HOP STOP FARM

724-344-1552
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331 Carlton Road, Sandy lake, PA

On June 22nd, 2019, Hop Stop Farm will host farm tours, beer tasting, farm to table pig roast and live music. Event starts at 1:00 Pm and ends at 6:00 PM. Cost is $25 per person and can only be purchased through their website.

IRONS MILL FARMSTEAD

724-946-5455
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252 Greenfield Road
New Wilmington, PA 16142

Enjoy the finest fall fun around!  35 + attractions will keep you busy all day and now open late on Fridays & Saturdays.  Hayrides, corn maze, corn cob beach, slides, 9 farm eateries, new surprises & more!

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KEYSTONE SAFARI

724-748-6777
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2284 Mercer Butler Pike
Grove City, PA 16127

Keystone Safari is the area’s newest attraction with fun for the whole family. Visitors can expect to feed and interact with over 100 animals, including local celebrities, the reticulated giraffe family. For those who prefer thrills, visitors can conquer our beginner or intermediate zip-line adventure courses. Coming soon is our Safari Tour bus rides. Visitors will board our open-air buses for a one-hour tour to see multiple regional exhibit areas where many larger species of animals will roam in a natural setting. The bus rides are expected to open in the summer of 2019. Also, don’t expect to stay at home in the colder months, seasonal holiday attractions are planned for each year.

KRAYNAK’S

724-347-4511
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2525 E. State St.
Hermitage PA 16148

Christmas Lane by starlight. Bring the whole family to see and enjoy over 85 beautifully decorate trees, each with a different theme.12,000 square foot TOYLAND open all year. Decorations from around the world for home, church or business.  Easter Bunny Lane Enjoy beautiful Easter trees decorated with silk flower blossoms and miniature lights. Easter scenes accented by silk flower displays. Religious scenes, Easter bunnies, chicks, and a host of other animated figures on display

LIVING TREASURES ANIMAL PARK

724-924-9571
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268 Fox Road
New Castle PA 16101

Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family Explore! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike. Bring your camera for those once in a lifetime photo opportunities.

PHILADELPHIA CANDIES

724-981-6341
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1546 E State St.
Hermitage PA 16148

Taste Philadelphia Candies’ fine products and you will enjoy the quality and decades of manufacturing expertise we put in every bite. We select the finest quality ingredients available from around the world. The crisp, fresh flavors of our nuts include almonds, brazils, cashews, filberts, pecans, and walnuts. Fruits like succulent dates, refreshing pineapple, luscious cherries, and tasty apricots coated with our rich chocolate are an outstanding delicacy.

PYMATUNING DEER PARK

724-932-3200
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804 E. Jamestown Road
Jamestown PA 16134

Visitors are encouraged to pet and feed the over 200 animals on display. A picnic area, snack bar, gift shop and western town are also available. However the pony and train rides along with the petting zoo are by far the favorites.

PYMATUNING RENTALS & INFORMATION CENTER, LLC

724-877-6104
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1 Gibson Street
Jamestown, PA 16134

Family owned and operated, economical, kayak rental and shuttle service on the Upper Shenango Water Trail.  Small business directory of camping, cottages, B&B, services, attractions and dining.  Specializing in accommodating company picnics, family reunions and organization meetings.

SIMPLE LIFE AMISH TOURS

724-923-9730
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108 N Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16142

Let us show you our beautiful Amish Countryside the way you should see it. This tour is ideal for groups, adults and children, families, couples, photographers, sight seers, furniture shoppers and groups looking to enjoy a day out in Amish country.

SUNDANCE ARENA RODEO

724-475-2939
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310 Fredonia Road
Fredonia PA 16124

Sundance Arena Rodeo. Featuring Bull riding, Bronco riding, Barrel racing, and Kids events. Heated & Indoors.

THE GUTHRIE THEATRE

724-458-9420
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232 South Broad Street
Grove City, PA 16127

The Guthrie Theatre has been serving the Grove City area for over 90 years. Recently Veritas a non-profit group took ownership of the theatre. The community can expect to escape into film, Broadway performances, musical acts and much more.

WALDAMEER PARK & WATER WORLD

814-838-3591
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220 Peninsula Dr.
Erie PA 16505

Waldameer is a family amusement and water park featuring over 75 rides, slides and attractions including Kiddieland and Tad Pool areas for the little ones.

WATERFIRE SHARON PENNSYLVANIA

800-937-8376
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7 West State Street, Suite 301
Sharon PA 16146

WaterFire Sharon, was awarded the 2018 Event of the Year Award by Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, incorporates over fifty sparkling bonfires ablaze on the Shenango River emitting the fragrant scent of aromatic cedar and pine as silhouettes of firetenders pass by the flames. The day will be filled with enchanting music and diverse performers from around the globe engaging all the senses and emotions of those who watch. This is WaterFire Sharon, Pennsylvania!

WaterFire Sharon, PA dates for 2020: July 25th; September 19th

Visit their website for more information and for a complete list of event activities.

WENDELL AUGUST

724-748-9500
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2074 Leesburg-Grove City Road
Mercer PA 16137

Creating handcrafted metal gift-ware since 1923, Wendell August continues to produce unique heirloom gifts for all of life’s special moments. Enjoy watching our skilled artisans and craftsman create one of a kind made in the USA gifts. Visit our history center and shop our Flagship store all located in the same building. History…Tours…Shopping in our new state of the art facility.

Upcoming Events

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2aug - 27decaug 27:00 pmdec 27LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT MARGARITA KING MEXICAN GRILL & CANTINA835 Perry Hwy, Mercer, PA 16137excerpt: Every Friday and Saturday evening - 7:00 PM

3sep - 28aprsep 36:00 pmapr 28TRIVIA NIGHT AT J. HICKS ON THE SQUARE117 North Diamond Street, Mercer, PA 16137excerpt: Every Tuesday - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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