The city is home to five national historic districts: the Downtown Johnstown Historic District, Cambria City Historic District, Minersville Historic District, Moxham Historic District, and Old Conemaugh Borough Historic District. Discover the magic and history of this picturesque community
Johnstown Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1929, the JSO conducts a program of six subscription concerts from October to May plus four special events, including an annual Symphony Gala. The symphony is led by Grammy®-Winning conductor, James Blachly
The Frank and Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center
A community history and culture center operated by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) in Johnstown, the Center features permanent and changing exhibits, a children's museum, and galleries focusing on local history and culture.
Award-Winning Ghost Town Trails
Spanning nearly 50 miles across Indiana and Cambria Counties, the Ghost Town earned distinction as Pennsylvania Trail of the Year in 2020. The rail trail is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy cycling, running, or a casual stroll and an abundance of wildlife, scenic views, and rolling rivers.
Bottle Works on 3rd Avenue
Located in the historic Cultural District of Johnstown, the Bottle Works is Johnstown’s art mecca where artists can exhibit, create, teach, and sell; musicians can perform; and visitors can explore, learn, and purchase all of the wonders of the arts
All-American Amateur Baseball Association (AAABA) Tournament
A summer tradition for more than seven decades, the AAABA Tournament is played each August at Sargent's Stadium at the Point. More than 400 alumni of the AAABA Tournament have gone on to play in Major League Baseball.
Johnstown Tomahawks Jr. Hockey
Johnstown has always celebrated its passion for hockey, even serving as inspiration for the popular hockey movie “Slap Shot" and earning the title of first-ever Kraft Hockyville, USA. Community members and visitors can cheer on the local Tomahawks, a Tier II Junior Hockey team in the North American Hockey League's East Division.
The Johnstown Flood Museum
A history museum dedicated to the Johnstown Flood of 1889. The museum is housed in the former Cambria Public Library, which is part of the Downtown Johnstown Historic District.
Johnstown Inclined Plane
Take a ride on the World's Steepest Vehicular Inclined Plane or simply take in the view while enjoying dinner with family and friends at the restaurant overlooking the historic and picturesque downtown Johnstown.
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
An all-season mountain resort nestled in the Laurel Highlands that offers year-round activities including biking, canopy touring, ziplining, sporting clays, fishing, hiking, and golfing in the summer and skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in the winter.
Thunder in the Valley Motorcycle Rally
Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts and spectators 'rev up' the streets of downtown Johnstown and the surrounding area the fourth weekend of every June while enjoying local food, scenic rides, music, merriment, and more at the annual Thunder in the Valley Motorcycle.
Flight 93 National Memorial
A common field one day. A field of horror forever. The Flight 93 National Memorial commemorates the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was one of four aircraft hijacked in the September 11 attacks.
Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival
An annual celebration of American music featuring a wide array of musical genres performed by musicians from across the United States. The two-day music festival takes place at People's Natural Gas Park located near the Cambria Iron National Historic Landmark at the junction of the Conemaugh and Stoneycreek Rivers.
Pennsylvania Maple Festival
Participate in every step of the maple sugaring process, from tapping trees to partaking in a pancake and sausage dinner served with pure Somerset County maple syrup at the annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival. Join tens of thousands of people who attend the two-weekend festival every spring to enjoy a robust lineup of activities and events.
Coal Tubin Adventures
The recreational assets of Greater Johnstown come to life with Coal Tubin Adventures, Premier River Tubing, and Whitewater Rafting! Whether it's Johnstown’s waterways, trails, mountains, or lakes, Coal Tubin’ has an activity to show off these resources to the world.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
The first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is one of several institutions of higher education in the Laurel Highlands. Others colleges and universities in close proximity to Johnstown include St. Francis University, Mt. Aloysius College, and Penn Highlands Community College