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Upcoming Events

Stay updated on the latest events happening in Hanover.

July 13, 2024
Outdoor

4th Snack Town Street Fair

One day festival in downtown Hanover, Pennsylvania, featuring artists, authors, craft and food vendors, live music, kids’ entertainment, and more!
September 1, 2024
Food & Drink

Hanover Chili Cook-Off

Take part in Hanover's largest and most popular event, the Hanover Chili Cook-Off
September 14, 2024
Outdoor

Snack Town Fall Fest ft. Rocky 98.5 WYCR's Battle of the Bands

Introducing our first ever Snack Town Fall Fest! Snack Town Fall Fest will be a one-day festival and will feature food trucks, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcholic), craft vendors, kid and family activities, and live music.
October 31, 2024
Outdoor

Halloween Parade

One of the oldest Hanover Area traditions!
December 13, 2024
Outdoor

Christmas in Hanover

Christmas in Hanover presented by Main Street Hanover with The Hanover Christmas Committee will be proud to present the Christmas activities for the 2024 season.

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Discover the Vibrant Culture and Community

Attending events in Hanover allows you to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and vibrant social scene of the town. From lively festivals to art exhibitions and live performances, there's always something exciting happening in Hanover.

A group of friends enjoying some taste testing at Snack Town Brew Fest

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about dietary options, reservation policies, and hours of operation.

What are the top attractions to visit in Hanover?

Visitors often inquire about the Hanover Historic District, which is known for its over 2600 mid-19th to mid-20th-century buildings.

Are there guided tours available in Hanover?

In Hanover, Pennsylvania, history enthusiasts can enjoy a journey through time with visits to the Hanover Area Historical Society Museum, which showcases the town’s rich past; the Warehime-Myers Mansion, a beautifully preserved example of early 20th-century architecture; and the Neas House, one of the oldest surviving structures in Hanover, offering a glimpse into the life of the 18th-century Pennsylvania German settlers. These historical landmarks provide a captivating window into Hanover’s heritage and are a must-visit for those looking to experience the town’s historical charm.

Can visitors engage in any unique local activities?

In addition to Codorus State Park and Hickory Falls, Hanover is also known for the Snack Town Street Fair, a vibrant festival celebrating the town’s snack food heritage with craft vendors, food, and entertainment, created in partnership between the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce and Utz Brands

What historical experiences can one have in Hanover?

Hanover provides a rich historical experience with tours like the Civil War Ghosts of Gettysburg Tour and the Spirits of Jennie Wade Ghost Night Tour in nearby Gettysburg.

What is Hanover known for?

Hanover, Pennsylvania, is renowned as the Snack Food Capital of the World, home to iconic brands like Utz Quality Foods and Snyder’s of Hanover, which are part of the Campbell Snacks portfolio.                              

Where can I grab a drink?

Dolphin & Anchor Pub: Located in the heart of Hanover, they offer traditional beer styles with a twist.

Sign of the Horse Brewery: A contemporary brewery catering to craft brew enthusiasts with a range of house taps.

Fat Bat Brewing Company: A local brewery started by a beer-loving brother and sister team, known for their craft beer selections.

Iron Lion: A place where you can enjoy a selection of craft beers in a market setting1.

Where can I get a map of Hanover?

The Borough office at 44 Frederick St, Hanover has everything you will need to find your way around Hanover.