gf NRPS--Canal Day 2017

Canal Day

NRPS is accepting space reservations for Canal Day 2017, which will be held on October 7th from 9 am to 2 pm. This is a popular event that draws a large crowd from Newport and surrounding communities.

The fee for a 10' x 10' space is $25. Electricity is available on a limited basis for an additional $10. Download a PDF form or Word form and mail your request to NRPS, PO Box 13, Newport, PA 17074. Space reservation forms may also be dropped off at Carpetbagger Collectibles, 12 South 2nd Street, Newport.

Questions? Please email Laura Campbell at or call Lorri McNaughton, Carpetbagger Collectibles, (717) 567-3153.

Following are details on Canal Day 2016.

2016 Canal Day

Canal Day is a go! We will be in the square tomorrow and hope to see you there. There will be changes to planned entertainment and activities given the weather.

Following is the exciting schedule for this year! The vendor list will be updated regularly.

Join us in the Newport square on October 1, 2016 from 9 am to 2 pm. Our vendors are ready for a great turnout!

Details on This Year's Event

Download the poster!

2016 Schedule

10 am -- We are pleased to welcome Friend of Bob to Canal Day! Sponsored by Scaringi & Scaringi, P.C.

Friend of Bob

Are you a sucker for the classic rock songs of the 60s, 70s, and 80s? Friend of Bob is a four-piece classic rock and roll cover band from the Dauphin and Perry County area that plays all your favorite classic rock songs.

Friend of Bob formed in 2011 from musicians that have been playing in the local music scene for many years, some dating back to the 70s. Their talents and experiences mesh together bringing a fun, energetic, and memorable live experience. Friend of Bob for classic rock-n-roll that's just swell.

10 am to 12 pm -- The Louise Beard Memorial and Museum, 129 North Second Street, will be open.

11:15 am -- Jerry Haines performs an acoustic set.

12:30 pm -- Friend of Bob sponsored by Scaringi & Scaringi, P.C.

Hourly -- Stop by the NRPS stand to fill out a chance for a free gift card! Drawings will take place every hour and you do not need to be present to win. Thank you to Steckley's Pet Center, Weis Markets, Giant, US Fuels, Brother's Pizzeria, Soutner's Hallmark, Orrstown Bank and Newport Beverage for donating gift cards!

NRPS will be hosting a free children's activity area! There will be a bounce house and lots of fun games! Thank you to the Newport Assembly of God and Carpetbagger Collectibles for sponsoring the children's activity area

The Newport Fire Company will be offering bucket rides for a bird's eye view of Newport!

Harleys for Heros -- Vote for your favorite motorcycle!

NRPS thanks the Borough of Newport and Newport Fire Police for their assistance with Canal Day.

After Canal Day, visit the Little Buffalo Festival from 12 pm to dusk. This free festival at Little Buffalo State Park features music on three stages, arts and crafts, a children's area and writer's nook! Find all of the details here:


Vendors and visitors are invited to park at the following locations:

View Canal Day Parking in a larger map.

For turn by turn directions, click on the Ps in the map.

Canal Day Vendors

Applications are still rolling in! The following list will be updated until October 1st.

The Canal Day map and list of vendors is available as a PDF file.

Delicious Food

Crafts, Jewelry, Books and Collectibles

Health and Fitness

Community Groups, Churches and Businesses

Canal Day