Welcome to the best day ever!

Emmitsburg Community Heritage day has been going on for 37 years!  Previously only a Emmitsburg Lions event it is now a multi-organizational event (that includes most of Emmitsburg's businesses, civic and religious organizations) to put together.  Many of our activities and exhibits are provided by organizations for the community.  The event is funded by donations and fundraisers.  The proceeds from the event go to charity and to providing the next years fireworks and activities.  We welcome any organization that wishes to contribute to the event monetarily (donation) and/or as an active participant. Many participants use this festival to raise money or awareness for their charity or or organization.  


Our Committee

The event is organized by the Heritage Day Committee which is a multi-organizational committee made up of the Lions Club, Sons of the American Legion,  Knights of Columbus, Seton Center, EPBA, Ambulance Company, Vigilant Hose Company, Masons, and more to plan and oversee the festival fundraising and event activities.

Members of the Committee

Chair, Jennifer Joy

Member, Patrick Joy

Member, Melissa Wetzle

Member, Cliff Sweeney

Member, Mike Hartdagen

Member, Wayne Slaughter

Member, Diane Walbrecker