Susquehanna Valley Chamber Events
9th Annual Taste of River Towns
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Held in St John’s Herr Estate, Columbia, this traditional restaurant fair ticketed event features open seating from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.
18th Annual River Run
Saturday, May 26, 2018
The River Run is held Memorial Day weekend. Registration begins at 7:30 am, the race starts at 8:30 am.
5th Annual Thunder on the River Car Show
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Located on Locust Street in downtown Columbia, this even will run from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Take a walk down memory lane with vintage cars, great music and great food. A collaborative effort of the Columbia Lions Club and SVCC, featuring numerous awards and trophies including Best of Show. Oldies music will serve as a backdrop for a fun filled day. Admission for spectators is free.
37th Annual Antique, Arts and Crafts Show
Saturday, June 30, 2018 (rain date Saturday, July 14, 2018)
Held annually on the last Saturday of June from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
This popular outdoor event features over 200 vendors filling Locust Street Park and lining the main thoroughfare. Look for a mixture of crafts, antiques, food and entertainment. There is no admission fee. Free parking & free shuttle service is available – located at Glatfelter Field along Rt. 462 at 13th Street in Columbia. The Shuttle makes 3 stops: at Second & Locust St., Sixth and Locust St. and at Cherry Street at Rt. 462. Shuttle service begins at 8:45 am and ends at 3 pm. This event is held rain or shine. For more information call 717-684-5249. Please, no pets.
3rd Annual Rivertown Hops
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Taste a variety of fare presented by beer vendors and food trucks/vendors. Join us in downtown Columbia for this ticketed event that will run from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
8th Annual Chiques Challenge
Saturday, August 11, 2018
The Chiques Challenge is scheduled for the 2nd Saturday in August. This dualthlon will begin with registration in Columbia’s River Park, transportation to Vinegar Ferry Road and a run along the river to and through Mariette. From Marietta, participants will kayak back to Columbia’s River Park. Offered again this year: team registration.
5th Annual Feet in the Street Art Show
September 15, 2018
Activities will run from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Look for hands on family art activities, entertainment and a limited number of food vendors.
30th Annual Bridge Bust
Saturday, October 6, 2018 (rain date Saturday, October 13, 2018.)
Over 300 vendors will offer their wares in the categories of antiques, art, crafts, food and unique items in this unique and popular event. The venue is the Rt. 462 Veterans Memorial Bridge between Columbia and Wrightsville (Lancaster & York County.) The 1.25 mile bridge is closed to traffic for this event. Hours are 8 am – 4 pm. Free parking and free shuttle service is available from both sides of the bridge. Admission is $2 for adults; children 6 to 12 years $1; and under 6 – free. Please, NO pets. For more information call 717-684-5249.
10th annual MAG Memorial Fall Flash
Saturday, November 3, 2018
The 5k run is held in memory of former SVCC Executive Director Missy Glenn.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Small Business Saturday promotes shoppers to patronize small businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season.
3rd Annual “An Old Fashioned Christmas”
Saturday, December 9, 2018
Think gingerbread decorating, cocoa, holiday music, festive decorations and home tours. This holiday happening is slated to run from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.