Watsontown Borough

Northumberland County Pennsylvania

Watsontown's Sesquicentennial Celebration

Watsontown celebrated its 150th Anniversary as a Borough in 2017.  Our Sesquicentennial Committee worked diligently on a celebration that everyone could enjoy.


The festivities began on Thursday, August 3, 2017 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Watsontown Memorial Park followed by the Watsontown Ministry Vesper Service.  

On Friday, August 4th, there was a Historic Walking Tours of Watsontown during the day & a Community Festival at Memorial Park in the evening. 

Saturday, August 5th was the gigantic Sesquicentennial Parade followed by festivities at Memorial Park. 

Sunday, August 6th was the Beard, Goatee & Mustache Contest & the Period Costume Contest; entertainment & festivities continued & closed with a fantastic fireworks display.


Watsontown Borough
318 Main Street - Watsontown, PA 17777
570.538.1000(v) - 570.538.3353(f)

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