Things to Do in Williamsport, PA
Home of The Original Little League
Consistently ranked among the top 300 places to live in the United States by Money Magazine, Williamsport, Pennsylvania has a vibrant downtown area which features great tourist attractions, arts and entertainment, and magnificent architecture. Also known as Billtown, Williamsport is the largest city in North Central Pennsylvania.
Make sure you plan to visit the original Little League field across the street from Memorial Park. A few of our other favorite recreational opportunities are listed below. For more information, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you in planning your stay in Williamsport.
Arts & Entertainment
The Community Arts Center is dedicated to artistic excellence and providing Williamsport, PA and the surrounding areas with professional performing arts. Take in one of their inspiring arts programs, ranging from music to dance to comedy to Broadway theater. For more information call 570-326-2424.
Cinema Center Williamsport
Cinema Centers boasts 55 screens in 5 locations plus a drive-in. All Cinema Centers have stadium seating, digital 3D, surround sound, high-back rocker seating, game rooms and much more to give our guests pristine presentation and an excellent movie-going experience. For more information call 570-601-6868.
First Friday, now a popular Williamsport tradition, is a community event that truly celebrates the arts. Its aim is to foster Williamsport’s well-deserved reputation as the cultural heart of Northcentral Pennsylvania by showcasing artists and their work, while also offering live music, entertainment, and special events in a family-friendly atmosphere. For more information call 570-322-5544.
The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is under the leadership of Maestro Gerardo Edelstein and offers exciting concert programs, award-winning guest artists, and many spin-off events. For more information call 570-322-0227.
The Millbrook Playhouse is a unique barn theatre, having operated as a professional summer stock theatre since 1963. The theatrical companies hired each summer continue to possess highly diverse skills and techniques and provide varied entertainment. Shows are performed throughout the summer months on the Mainstage and in the Cabaret Theatre. For more information call 570-748-8083.
The Gallery at Penn College is dedicated to promoting art appreciation and understanding through its exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art in a variety of media. Throughout the year, The Gallery is host to numerous exhibitions and events that range from local collections to international traveling exhibitions. For more information call 570-320-2445.
Parks & Outdoor Adventures
Memorial Park & Elm Park Softball Field
Memorial Park on West Fourth Street has children's play equipment, picnic tables, and 2 basketball courts. Six public tennis courts and the Elm Park Softball Field are located on the south side of West Fourth Street near Memorial Park. Elm Park is a city facility managed by the Williamsport Soft Ball Association. The Original Little League Field is across the street from Memorial Park.
Brandon Park, on the north end of Market Street, only a few blocks from Lycoming College, has grass areas, trees, children's play equipment, a Band Shell, a baseball field, and six lighted tennis courts.
Newberry Park is located near Poplar Street in Williamsport's West End. It has a perimeter walking path, a playground designed for children 2 to 5 and 6 to 12 years of age, a green area, where the spring Newberry Lions Fair is held, and a Bocce Court.
Susquehanna State Park
Susquehanna State Park, a 20-acre riverfront recreational area in Newberry off Arch Street, is home of the Hiawatha paddle wheeler.
Transportation Museum & Park
The Transportation Museum and Park are located adjacent to the Williamsport Historic District and the Thomas T. Taber Museum on Nichols Place.