Special Events

Our Events

For activities specifically for kids, visit our Daily Fun at the Johnstown Children's Museum page!

September 26 • 5:30 PM

Myths and Realities: Building Codes and Reusing Older Buildings

Heritage Discovery Center

Sponsored by Johnstown's Vision2025, this informational session will introduce audiences to relevant codes and how they can be used to revitalize and reuse vacant or underutilized older and historic buildings....

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September 28 • 5:30 PM

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us for the first Last Friday of the season at our authentic Ethnic Social Club (which is of course open to everyone!) We are delighted to welcome Mike Guiffre...

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September 29 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sept. Special: Free Kids Saturdays!

Heritage Discovery Center

Celebrate back to school at the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children's Museum! Kids 12 and under can visit for free on Saturdays in September. Limit two kids per accompanying adult.

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September 29 • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Johnstown Station Arts & Crafts Expo

Johnstown Train Station

Shop and eat while raising money to assist in JAHA's efforts to restore the historic Johnstown Train Station. Arts and crafts vendors will be located inside the original station waiting...

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September 30 • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Conemaugh Health System Day

Heritage Discovery Center

All employees of Conemaugh Health System, along with their children and a guest, are invited to enjoy  FREE admission to the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children's Museum! Bring your hospital badge...

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October 6 • 8:40 AM - 5:30 PM

Ride the Rails Tour

Johnstown Train Station

**Both Ride the Rails Tours are now sold out (a few seats remain on the Oct. 22 Ultimate Rail Fan Tour! We are now starting a wait list for the...

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October 6 • 11:00 AM

Fight Childhood Hunger Food Truck Festival

Peoples Natural Gas Park

This event is a fundraiser hosted by the Cambria County Backpack Project! Get tickets now! 5,530 children in Cambria County do not know where their next meal is coming from....

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October 13 • 8:40 AM - 5:30 PM

Ride the Rails Tour

Johnstown Train Station

Explore the region's railroad history and enjoy the fall scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona, with stops at key sites in Altoona. Tours depart from the Johnstown...

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October 20 • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

Johnstown Train Station

Explore the region's railroad history and enjoy the fall scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona, with stops at key sites in Altoona. Tours depart from the Johnstown...

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October 28 • 12:30 PM

Spooky Science with Dr. Matt

Johnstown Children’s Museum

Join Dr. Matt of UPJ as we explore scientific principles like static electricity and density while using candy and Halloween characters—you might even see a volcano blow! We invite you...

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