The Shalom Dutchfest offers family fun for everyone! Check out our list of activities here –

SCA 5K Run
(Walkers Welcome)

Saturday, May 4, 2024
Race Begins – 8:30 am
Check In – Friday night from 5:00 to 8:30 pm or Saturday morning beginning at 7:00 am

The SCA 5K is part of the Shalom Dutchfest. The race starts and ends on the Shalom campus. The 5K course begins and ends at Shalom’s soccer field, crosses the picturesque Conococheague Creek and goes over rolling country roads. The course is mostly asphalt but there is a portion that is grass.

5K Divisions: 8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. 1st place medals will be awarded to the male and female winner of each division. $50 prize for male & female over-all winner. Ribbons will also be awarded for the 2nd and 3rd place winners in each division. New for this year – Master category (40+) for male and female. These 2 winners will receive a $50 cash prize as well.

Additional Information: A complementary Annual SCA 5K t-shirt is included for those who register by April 15.


This event is held rain or shine. 

If you have any questions, please email


Kids Activities

The Shalom DUTCHFEST offers activities for children of all ages – check out the tractor pulled barrel ride, bounce houses, petting zoo, and more.


Friday Night from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(children’s wristband accepted)
*Barrel Rides
*Bounce House
*Super Student Face Painting
*Obstacle Course
*Tractor Pedal Pull

Saturday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
(children’s wristband accepted)
*Bounce House
*Obstacle Course
*Petting Zoo

(The following activities will be available under the children’s tent for 5th grade and younger with children’s wristband. Saturday only.)
*Connect Four                         *Crazy Hats Ring Toss
*Duck Matching                      *Garden Dig
*Giant Jenga                            *Kiddie High Striker
*Magnetic Fishing                  *Nerf Gun Knock Down
*Plastic Goldfish Toss            *Tic Tac Toss

Elementary wristbands also include the following but tokens will also be accepted:
*Tractor Pedal Pull (Friday & Saturday)
*Barrel Rides (Friday & Saturday)

Please note, *only tokens* will be accepted at the following activities:
*Balloon Art (Saturday, May 4th)*
*Face Painting (Saturday, May 4th)*
*Pony Rides (Saturday, May 4th) (Weight Limit 60 lbs)*
*Hippo Chow Down Inflatable (Friday & Saturday) (9 yrs old and up)*

One day only elementary wristbands can be purchased at the Information Booth.

New this year! Secondary (6th – 12th Grade) Activities Tent

(The following activities will be offered under the secondary tent for 6th -12th grade with secondary wristband available for purchase at the Information Booth Saturday only.)

*Giant Connect 4
*Giant Jenga
*Cork Gun Knock Down
* Putter Ball Golf
*Pop-A-Shot Basketball

Some activities may be cancelled due to weather – we apologize for the inconvenience. All proceeds from wristband sales benefit Christian education – no refunds are available on wristbands. Not responsible for accidents.

SCA Kids Fun Walk

The SCA Kids Fun Walk will be held on Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 am. The cost is $25 and includes a free t-shirt if registered by April 15. The cost will increase to $30 on  April 15.

Mrs. Stacy Lehman and Shalom high school students will lead all students on the fun 1K walk. There will be several stops for challenge exercises (not tough ones). All students in PreK* through 2nd grade are eligible to participate in the challenge. Space is limited to the first 60 participants.

*Please note – PreK students must have parent/guardian accompany them. 

Registration is OPEN!

These events are held rain or shine. 

If you have any questions, please email


SCA Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole is back at Dutchfest for 2024 thanks to our generous sponsor The Crouse Group at Merril Lynch.

For complete rules and information or to REGISTER click here.

Middle School Division – Friday, May 3rd, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
High School Division – Friday, May 3rd, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Open Division – Saturday, May 4th 12:00 – Finish

Registration Costs: $20/team

Registration Due Date:
To guarantee a tournament t-shirt – Monday, April 22nd
Final date to register is Thursday, May 2nd (No t-shirt)

Double Elimination Tournament – Matches are best out of 3. Games 1 & 2 are to 21 points. Game 3 (if necessary) is to 15 points. (No bust for all games). “All Points Count” scoring for the entire tournament.

1st Place – 2 $50 Visa Gift Cards
2nd Place – 2 $25 Visa Gift Cards

Email for questions.


The 2024 Shalom Dutchfest will feature local small business vendors in our gym! 

We are no longer accepting vendor applications. Thank you for your interest. 

Confirmed vendors include –

Busy, Blessed Mama                        Harpers House of Handmade
Maison d Picard                                Creating Chaos Designs
Tastefully Simple                              Joules By Tracie
Stitches By Paige                              Tupperware
Gen2Gen Handcrafts                       Thirty One
Scentsy                                                Randy’s Sports Alley
Willowbrook Beadwork                   Wine O Holics Creations
Stella & Dot                                         Wisteria Sage Designs
Mystic Moon Scentsations               NuSkin
Paperpie                                              Grannie’s Attic
Cozy Crafter Crates                           Yard Goat Treats
Another Man’s Treasure                 Periwinkle Blue Bags and Totes
Emma’s Dilemma                             Rockview Greenhouse
Serenely Abstract Art                      Library of Names and Goods
Little Blessings Boutique                Amber Blessings
Ky’s Fiber Arts                                  Carlene’s Kitchen
Jacki’s Distractions                         Creating Treasures
Time Glider Books                          Aroma of the Andes
House of Grace                                Wooden Car Co
The Carving Board of Chambersburg
Handmade Greeting Cards By Teresa


Used Book Sale

The Used Book Sale has been cancelled for 2024.


Flowers & Plant Sale from H&M Greenhouse

The 2024 Shalom Dutchfest will feature a beautiful selection of flowers and plants – perfect for Mother’s Day gifts or for your garden.

More information coming soon.