Settled: 1806
Incorporated: 1828

Claim to Fame:
Jubilee Day ™ is the largest, longest running one-day street fair on the east coast attracting up to 70,000 attendees. The fair originated in 1923 as an agricultural and merchants ‘thank you’ for the support of the community. This annual event features more than 300 vendors from near and far offering food, games, arts & crafts, business information, retail products, carnival rides and more. There is a Children’s Area with activities for the very young, and live entertainment on two stages.

Jubilee Day ™ is held on the 3rd Thursday in June.

The festival takes place on Main Street from York Street to Walnut Street and on Market Street from Simpson Street to Strawberry Avenue.

School Districts in Mechanicsburg:

  • Cumberland Valley School District
  • Mechanicsburg Area School District

Municipalities in Mechanicsburg (17055 and 17050 zip codes):
Hampden Township
230 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
(717) 761-0119

Lower Allen Township
2233 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 975-7575

Mechanicsburg Borough
36 West Allen Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 691-3310

Monroe Township
1220 Boiling Springs Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 258-6642

Silver Spring Township
8 Flowers Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
(717) 766-0178

Upper Allen Township
100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 766-0756

Parks & Libraries:

  • Conodoguinet Youth Park - 515 Orrs Bridge Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Creekview Park - 4630 Creekview Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Friendship Park - 1901 Fisher Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Hampden Park - 5002 Hampden Park Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Hampden Township Pool located at Hampden Park
  • Hidden Creek Park - 1 Millfording Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Koser Park - 312 E Marble St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Lower Allen Community Park - 4075 Lisburn Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Mechanicsburg Area Community Pool - located at Soldiers and Sailors Park
  • Paul Walter Field - 98 Elm St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Pleasant View Park - Pleasant View Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Salem Park - 430 Salem Church Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Simpson Park - 2701 S Market St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Park - 1 Memorial Park Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Willow Mill Park - 80 Willow Mill Park Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
  • Yellow Breeches Park - 2050 Sheepford Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Joseph T. Simpson Public Library - 16 North Walnut Street,, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

JP's Favorite Mechanicsburg Restaurants:

  • Appalachian Brewing Co.
  • Bangkok Wok
  • Black n Bleu Restaurant
  • Caddy Shack
  • Cafe Magnolia
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill
  • Chalit's Thai Bistro
  • Diener's Restaurant
  • El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant
  • Hellenic Kouzina
  • JoJo's Pizza & Pasta
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Peppino's Italian Restaurant
  • Sapporo East
  • Snappers Bar & Grill
  • Sophia's at Walden

Useful Links:
City Data for Mechanicsburg, PA
Cumberland County
Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
Cumberland County Property Mapper
Trip Advisor
Wikipedia Mechanicsburg, PA page

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails

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