2023 Cranberry Festival Schedule

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Saturday, September 16
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

All events will take place at the Cranberry Mall, located at 6945 US Route 322, Cranberry, PA



Craft Vendor Show
Browse crafts and more from local vendors!
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Food Vendors
Enjoy food from local vendors!
Confirmed vendors include: PerkUp, Venango Snow, Burneisen Concessions
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Car Show
Organized by Latshaw Motors
Come on out for our annual car show! First 100 cars to register will receive a free t-shirt and dash plaque. No pre-registration.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cranberry Bake-Off
Organized by David McVay, Sponsored by Jacob A Weaver Company (See details here in PDF form)
• Enter your baked treats in the Cranberry Bake-Off. Local judges will sample each item and awards will be given! All entries must contain cranberries. Entries will become a donation to Cranberry Festival and will be sold after the completion of judging. Please deliver all entries to judging area by 11 a.m. Judging will take place at 11:15 a.m. and winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m. Cash prizes provided by Jacob A Weaver Company!
Category 1: Desserts / Sweet Baked Goods (Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Muffins, etc.)
Category 2: Entrees / Savory Items
Category 3: Beverages

Live Music
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ~ Mitch Littler
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ~ High Above 80

Prize and Basket Raffle
Drawing at 4:00 p.m.

Chiller Night Escape Experience – Haunted House Sneak Peak and Selfie Station
Organized by Chiller Night
Catch a glimpse of the first room of Jack Shadow’s House of Terror. Take a selfie on Jack Shadow‘s chair… if you dare! This haunted house will be opening in October. Located inside the Mall, in the old Label Shopper space.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Children’s Activities

Mini Golf provided by Oil City Community Alliance Church

Balloon Art provided by Mary Vogan

Art Mural Project organized by Venango Area Chamber of Commerce

Jones Party Magic Inflatables – free entry inside the Mall from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Paint a Car provided by 4 Your Car Connection

Face Painting provided by Chad Skoch, Edward Jones Financial Advisors

Chalk the Walk and Bubbles provided by Venango Area Chamber of Commerce

Spin Art Activity provided by the Venango County Republican Party

Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos provided by the Venango Are Chamber of Commerce

Sailboat Building Kits provided by Home Depot

More activities provided by: Milestone Pediatric Therapy, Venango Region Catholic Schools, Renewal by Andersen, and more


Northwest Bank
Edward Jones – Seneca


Community Ambulance Services
Deets Mechanical
FUN Bank
Franklin Granite
Hile-Best Funeral Home
Legends of Seneca
Northpointe Automotive
Richar, Trinch & Co.
Rossbacher Insurance

Questions, comments or concerns?
Please call the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce at (814) 676-8521