General FAQs

Where do I purchase children's wristbands or tickets?

Children’s tickets and wristbands are for sale at the Children’s Ticket Tent – the tent is located next to the Food & Drink Token Tent, near the food building. You can also purchase these items at the information table in front of the high school entrance, near the gym.

What happens if it rains?

The Shalom Dutchfest will be held rain or shine.

Who benefits from the funds raised at Dutchfest?

All proceeds help support Shalom Christian Academy. Funds are used to help support the school’s annual operating costs.

Is there an admission or parking cost?

There is no entrance fee or parking fee at the Shalom Dutchfest.

How do I become a craft vendor?

If you are interested in becoming a craft vendor, call the school office at (717)375-2223.

Is there a map for the event?

Yes! The map is located on the Contact Us page of this website.

Auction FAQs

Do I have to pick up purchased items that day?

Items are available for pickup at the Dutchfest event. You can also pick up items on Tuesday, May 8 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the High School Lobby (entrance that faces Rt. 11).

Does Shalom ship purchased items?

All items won in person must be picked up at Shalom Christian Academy. Items won online through Hurley Auctions may be available for shipment. Contact Hurley Auctions directly for more information - 866.424.3337.

Can I pay for items with credit card?

Yes! We accept debit or credit - Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

Can I donate items to the auction?

Yes! We gladly welcome donations to our auction. You can drop off auction items to our High School office during regular operating hours – Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

How do I get a bidder number to bid on auction items?

To bid on items in person, please visit the information booth at the Shalom Dutchfest to get a bidder number.

How do I pay for auction items i won?

Please pay for auction items at the Clerks Office. We accept cash, check, and credit card.

If you purchased items through our online auction, your credit card will be charged at the close of the auction if you have the winning bid.

Food FAQ's

Do I have to purchase tokens to buy food or drinks?

Yes, in order to accommodate requests for cash and credit card, we have implemented the token system for ALL food or drink purchases. You must purchase Dutchfest Food & Drink Tokens with your credit card OR cash and then pay for food and drinks.
We will NOT accept cash or credit cards at the food building, you must purchase Tokens before getting in line to order your food or drinks.
These tokens can be used year after year. All sales final. Tokens have no cash value.

Where do I buy Dutchfest Food & Drink Tokens?

Purchase Dutchfest Food Tokens at the Token Tent – conveniently located near the food building. We will NOT accept cash or credit cards at the food building, you must purchase Tokens before getting in line to order your food or drinks.

I didn't use all my tokens. Can I get a refund?

Sorry, all token sales are final. They can be used to purchase food or drink at a future Dutchfest.