SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) – Windber will be celebrating it’s 125th anniversary with four days packed full of fun activities.

This event includes nine live bands, a huge parade on Saturday, Cruise-in on Sunday along with vendors, craft show, food, beverages, and a firework show on Sunday, July 3.

Events include a Historical Scavenger Hunt, 5k Walk/Run, 3-on-3 Basketball tournament, Veteran’s Memorial Service, crowning of their King and Queen and Opening of their Time Capsule and much more. 

Registration for all events benefits a multitude of organizations and sports, including Windber Cheer, Windber Area School District Basketball, Windber Track, and scholarships to the 125th High School Graduates; King, Queen and Court. 

The city of Windber celebrates its 125th anniversary with a parade and other festive events.

Each day of the event will be packed full activities, music, and vendors.

FRIDAY:

  • 1:00 p.m. – Vendors and Crafters open
  • 1 – 6 p.m. – Corn hole tournament (Sign up in Recreation Park)
  • 6 – 8 p.m. – Drive by Magic Show (Recreation Park)
  • 7 p.m. – Crowning of King & Queen (Recreation Park)
  • 9 – 11 p.m. – Old ’97 Johnny Cash Band (Recreation Park)

SATURDAY:

  • 9 a.m. – 5K Walk/Run – Windber Recreation Park (Sign up for the run/walk here!)
  • 9 a.m. – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (Delany Field)
  • 10 a.m. – Venders open
  • 9:30 a.m. – Veteran’s Service – followed by complimentary breakfast for Veterans and $5 fee for their guest (American Legion)
  • 10 a.m. – parade line-up at Winder High School
  • 11 a.m. 3 p.m. – Historical Scavenger Hunt (Rules distributed at Windber Recreation Park)
  • Noon – parade (Downtown Windber)
  • 1 – 3 p.m. – Windber Tour (pick up Recreation Park)
  • 2 to 3:30 – The Characters (Recreation Park)
  • 2 – 5 – corn hole tournament (Recreation Park)
  • 4 – 5:30 – Mamma Corn (Recreation Park)
  • 6 – 8 p.m. – East Coast Turn Around (Recreation Park)
  • 9 – 11 p.m. – Josh Gallagher (Recreation Park)

SUNDAY:

  • 10 a.m. – Vendor’s open
  • 11 a.m. – Scavenger Hunt Winner Announced (Recreation Park)
  • 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tours (Pick up Recreation Park)
  • 1 – 3 p.m. – Car Cruise-in (downtown) music provided by (WAVE)
  • 1 – 2:30 – Worship Service (Recreation Park)
  • 3 – 4 p.m. – Zupe (Recreation Park)
  • 4 p.m. – Opening of the Time Capsule (Recreation Park)
  • 5 – 7 p.m. – One Over Eight (Recreation Park)
  • 8 – 10 p.m. – Giants of Science (Recreation Park)
  • 10:15 pm – Fireworks (Recreation Park)

SUNDAY:

  • Noon – Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Free Concert Graham Avenue (Gazebo)

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For more information about the quasquicentennial celebration you can contact the Windber Borough at 814-467-9014 or check out the Windber Borough website.