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WELCOME

Leading the Holstein Vision
June 19, 2021 - June 24, 2021
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is still Leading the Holstein Vision in 2021. We are excited to welcome fellow Holstein enthusiasts to Lancaster for the 2021 National Holstein Convention hosted by the Pennsylvania Holstein Association. The 2021 dates are set for June 19-24 and reservations are now open. 

More information will be available on this website and our event Facebook page as it becomes available. 

Contact the Pennsylvania Holstein Association at 814.234.0364, for more information.

While here next year, you'll be invited to visit world-renowned farms and cattle on pre-convention and host day tours. Our nation's history is rooted here in Pennsylvania and we're offering tours that step back in time to witness Amish culture and visit the battlegrounds in Gettysburg. If you're up for a sweet adventure, check out the tour to Hersheypark.

Check back as the year goes on for more details on this exciting 2021 National Holstein Convention! If any of our events and tours change, we will make sure to update you. 

 

Tentative Schedule

Please allow time for this to be updated to reflect our changes in 2021.

Sunday

June 20

  • Junior Mixer at Misty-Z Holsteins 

  • Dinner in downtown Lancaster, on your own

Monday

June 21

  • Pre-Convention Tours

  • Golf Outing

  • Dairy Jeopardy Contest

  • Prepared Public Speaking Contests

  • Family Fun Night at Cherry Crest Farm/Strasburg Railroad

Tuesday

June 22

  • Host Day Tours

  • Sale cattle on display at PA Holstein Farm, Middletown, PA

Wednesday

June 23

  • Dairy Bowl Contests

  • Holstein USA Annual Meeting

  • Non-Delegate Tour to Longwood Gardens

  • National Holstein Convention Sale and Meal

  • Sale Night Youth Activity

Thursday

June 24

  • Dairy Bowl Finals

  • Holstein USA Annual Meeting

  • Junior Awards Luncheon

  • Convention Banquet 

  • Junior Send-off

 

CONVENTION TOURS

 

PRE-CONVENTION TOURS

Tuesday, June 23rd

Gettysburg Battlefield and Museum Tour

Distinguished Young Breeder Tour

Sight and Sound Theater

Golf Outing

 

HOST DAY TOURS

The Pennsylvania Breeders Tour

Amish to "English"

Breakfast at Bird-In-Hand Restaurant

Star-Rock Farm, Barley Family

Cedar-Crest Holsteins, David K. Stoltzfus

New Holland Equipment

Herd Fun in the Sweetest Place on Earth

Hershey Park Amusement Resort

 
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Longwood Gardens

Non-Delegate Tour

 
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FAMILY FUN NIGHT

A ride on the historic Strasburg Railroad  through the Amish countryside will take you to Cherry Crest Adventure Farm for games, food and lots of fun!

 

Travel & Accommodations

What You Need to Know While Booking Your Trip!

 

Accommodations

ALMOST FILLED  Convention activities will take place at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, located at 25 S Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603.

The deadline to reserve a room with the group rate is June 1, 2021. 

Click here to book your group rate for 2021 National Holstein Convention!


Overflow Accommodations

Holiday Inn Lancaster

26 East Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Please note the deadline to reserve a room with the special group rate will be announced for 2021.

Click here to book your group rate for nearby Holiday Inn Lancaster!

Airports

If you are flying in, please note that these travel times from local airports are an estimate made on a perfect day. Please take traffic, the summer season and weekends into consideration while planning your travel times. 

There will not be transportation to/from the hotel and airports offered. Attendees will be responsible for that portion of their travel as well. 


Transportation

There will be transportation provided from the hotel to/from convention activities throughout the week. It will be asked that you use this transportation. 


Check back soon for more specific information on transportation throughout convention.

Restaurants & Sightseeing

There is no shortage of great restaurants, shopping, and sightseeing around downtown Lancaster and throughout southeast PA. Check out our Visit Pennsylvania section to see more!

Pursue Your Happiness

Visit Pennsylvania

As you entered our favorite state, you might have seen our welcome signs that said “Pennsylvania, pursue your happiness.” Well we may be biased, but it’s easy to smile, laugh and adventure all throughout our state. Below are your fun-having resources if you want to extend your trip of a life time.

 

Visit PA: The Video

Visit Made Fun

Visit PA: The Website

Visit Made Fun (2)

Carefree Drive

The PA Bucket List

28 Items to Cross Off

 

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