What is our Summer Bucket List?

Discover Downtown Carlisle this Summer!

Molly Pitcher's Grave

Whether you're an out-of-town guest on a weekend trip or a local on staycation, Downtown Carlisle offers you and your family so many unique experiences to make your summer memorable!  We've found 58 different ways you can celebrate summer in Downtown Carlisle, from dining al fresco to trying a weird soda to taking a walking tour to tracking down historical landmarks. How many can you do?  Come spend a couple of afternoons in downtown Carlisle and find out!

58 Fun Activities. 3 Reward Levels. So Many Prizes.


Our bucket list offers a variety  of  activities  and  includes  70+  downtown  Carlisle  businesses, organizations, and landmarks.  Complete as many of  our 58 summer activities in downtown Carlisle as you can by August 17th.  Then, turn in your list at the Destination Carlisle drop box at Georgie Lou's Retro Candy, 56 West High Street.  If you meet our reward thresholds, you'll earn instant rewards and be entered to win prizes from some of your favorite Destination Carlisle locations.  

Participation and Earning Rewards are Simple and Easy.


For proof of completion, share a photo of you enjoying each task on instagram or facebook, caption it and  use #DCSUMMERBUCKETLIST, and tag Destination Carlisle and the appropriate business.  We are asking that you also share the photos directly to our main facebook page as well.

Then, date each task directly on your copy of the bucket list.  Turn in your list when you're finished or by August 17th. 

Download the 2019 Downtown Carlisle Summer Bucket List

Click the button below for a pdf copy of the official bucket list.  Print it out and get started!

2019 Destination Carlisle Summer Bucket List (pdf)


Earning Rewards

Carlisle Car Decal

Complete 20 Tasks.

Complete 20 tasks on the Downtown Carlisle Summer Bucket List and earn a free Carlisle car decal. Additionally, every returned list will be entered to win from a selection of gift certificates and merchandise donated by our wonderful Destination Carlisle businesses and organizations.  Highlights of available prizes can be viewed below. 


Complete 35 Tasks

Complete 35 tasks on the Downtown Carlisle Summer Bucket List and earn a free reusable shopping tote, featuring the Destination Carlisle logo.  As above, each returned list meeting this level will be entered to win from a selection of gift certificates and merchandise.

Destination Carlisle logo

Complete 50 Tasks.

Complete 50 of the 58 tasks and get the car decal, the shopping tote, and be entered to win the grand prize package of gift certificates and merchandise from every Destination Carlisle business and organization who donated prizes.  This grand prize package will be worth well over $100.

Follow our Social Media for Bucket List Updates--We Might Share your Photos!

Use the button to view the Summer Bucket List Event page.  Follow our facebook and instagram page to see if we share your photos!

Reward Sponsors & Prize Donors

More businesses to come!

Who is Destination Carlisle?

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the bucket list or downtown Carlisle, send us an email.

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Destination Carlisle

Downtown Carlisle, PA 17013