• Overlooking the city on Mount Penn is Reading's symbol, a Japanese-style pagoda visible from almost everywhere in town and referred to locally as "The Pagoda". Built in 1908 as a hotel and restaurant, it remains a popular tourist attraction.
  • The Santander Arena, formerly known as the Sovereign Center seats up to 8800 for concerts and 7200 for indoor sports. Since September of 2001 it has hosted over 2200 shows in a wide range of genres.
  • View of Reading, PA from Skyline Drive on Mount Penn
  • Completed in the mid-1920s, the series of canvasses that adorns the ceiling of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church depict 224 life-size saints, martyrs, virgins and other significant Catholics. They were created by Count Berthold von Imhoff, a famous painter of religious art works.

Fairs and Festivals



60th Annual Kempton Country Fair - June 11th - 14, 2014

83 Community Drive
Kempton, PA 19529

Website

65th Annual Kutztown Folk Festival - June 28 - July 6, 2014

225 North Whiteoak Street
Kutztown, PA 19530

Website

Schuylkill County Fair - July 28 – August 2, 2014

2270 Fair Road
Summit Station, PA 17979

Website

Reading Fair - Aug. 3 - 9, 2014

1216 Hilltop Rd
Leesport, PA 19533

Website

Taste of Hamburger Festival - Aug. 30, 2014

Downtown Hamburg
Hamburg, PA 19526

Website

Bowers Chile Pepper Food Festival - Sept. 5 - Sept. 6, 2014

233 Bowers Rd
Bowers, PA 19511

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29th Annual Mushroom Festival - Sept. 6 and 7, 2014.

110 South Union Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Website

31st Annual Lyons Fiddle Festival - Sept. 21, 2014

550 Fleetwood Road
Lyons Station, PA 19551

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