CONTACT: ANNA WELTZ
TELEPHONE: (814) 352-2065
DATE: SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
SEVEN SPRINGS MOUNTAIN RESORT CELEBRATES 26 YEARS OF AUTUMNFEST
SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Seven Springs Mountain Resort presents the 26th annual Autumnfest, a celebration of all things fall, including the extraordinary foliage that has begun to color the Laurel Highlands.
This year, Autumnfest will have themed weekends. The first weekend, Oct. 2-3, will focus on chocolate – dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate and more. There will be numerous chocolatiers throughout the festival grounds with all types of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate treats. Oktoberfest-themed weekends will be Oct. 9-10 and 16-17 the final weekend, Oct. 23-24 will be pumpkin-themed. Each weekend will feature vendors with an array of themed keepsakes, arts, crafts and products.
For the children, a large tent of fun-filled arts and crafts, games and activities will keep them busy throughout the weekend. There will be performances by the captivating and talented Zany Umbrella Circus and a variety of musical entertainment.
Besides the musical entertainment and novelty acts, guests can stroll through the arts and crafts bazaar, perusing the wares of more than 80 artisans and crafters, in search of the perfect keepsake. Admission to the craft show is free.
After all the fun and games, the Seven Springs’ award-winning culinary staff will take care of grumbling tummies with an expansive buffet serving carved top round of beef, bratwurst, Italian sausage, potato pancakes, and much more! Other tasty treats can be found at the Baker’s Pantry and Gingerbread Dreams, with a selection of freshly prepared candies, breads, desserts, pastries and pasta to name a few things.
Save enough room to stop by the Foggy Goggle during festival hours! Pull up a seat, watch the game and sip on a cold German beer or a piping hot cup of spiced cider.
Chairlift rides to the top of the mountain will also be available. This relaxing ride is the perfect way to see the turning of the leaves in all their golden glory. Mountaintop tours can also be taken via the Alpine Slide, mountain biking and hiking trails.
Seven Springs’ Autumnfest is the perfect place to make a new memory or carry on a family tradition. Come up for the day or make it a weekend away! Autumnfest Getaway Packages are available and include lodging in the resort’s perfectly appointed hotel rooms and luxurious condominiums. This package also includes breakfast, tickets to the Autumnfest buffet and a ride on the scenic chairlift. For special lodging information, please call (866) 437-1300.
Autumnfest is a wonderful opportunity for people to experience the grandeur of the changing of the seasons while enjoying the various festivities offered at Seven Springs. Come enjoy Autumnfest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24. There is a nominal per car parking fee of $3 during Autumnfest weekends.
For more information about this festival, please call (866) 703-7625, 8 am.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
About Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs Mountain Resort, located in Seven Springs, Pa., is the perfect place for family vacations that create lifelong memories. Each year the family-friendly resort hosts more than one million overnight and day guests who enjoy a vacation that includes the finest skiing, snowboarding and golf that Pennsylvania has to offer, the exhilaration of sporting clays, the ultimate in relaxation at the luxurious Trillium Spa, a variety of dining options that range from intercontinental cuisine at Helen’s Restaurant to the variety of delicious buffets offered at the Slopeside Dining Room to the quick fix options like pizza and sandwiches to satisfy any craving.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort can accommodate more than 5,000 overnight guests in its recently renovated 416-room, 10-story high-rise hotel, nearly 1,200 condominiums and townhomes, eight cottages and 15 chalets.
With more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space available, Seven Springs also hosts more than 1,000 meetings, conferences and banquet groups per year.
Located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland and Washington D.C., Seven Springs is easily accessible from either exit 91 or 110 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
For more information on Seven Springs, visit www.7springs.com or call (800) 452-2223.