Bucks County Spotlight
Explore Bucks County
Small Map
View Maps
VISIT OUR SOCIAL MEDIA HUB »
 

Sign Up For Our E-newsletter!

 

Events

Sesame Place Christmas ParadeExperience a celebration unlike any other in Bucks County. Lively parties, old-fashioned festivals and dramatic shows fill the delicious restaurants, historic homes and thrilling theaters of the county's rolling hills. Enjoy Bucks with the locals as fun-filled festivities change with the season.

Photo of Strawberry Festival, courtesy of Anthony Sinagoga Photography (above)
Photo of A Very Furry Christmas, courtesy of Sesame Place (right)

RSS
Show Map
<< <
1-25 of 292
> >>

08-20-2014

Special Events

2nd Annual Yardley Restaurant Week

  • August 18, 2014 to August 24, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Continental Tavern
  • Address: 2 N Main St, Yardley, PA 19067
  • Admission:Prix Fixe menus Lunch $15 and Dinner $25

Seven restaurants in Yardley have partnered for a weeklong culinary celebration and invite food lovers to dine in the Borough during the Second Annual Yardley Restaurant Wee... more »

Bucks County Comedy: Dan Wilson and Joe Bronz

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: Bucks County Playhouse
  • Address: 70 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Phone:215-862-2121
  • 7:30 PM
  • Admission:Orchestra $15; Cabaret $20

You demanded it, and we answered: Bucks County Comedy is back for the summer season, featuring some of the funniest talent in America. Dan Wilson is a longtime favorite on the... more »

Civil War Prisons with Hugh Boyle

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library
  • Address: 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone:215.788.7891 ext. 5 or ext. 6.
  • 6:30 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

“War is hell” is a statement that Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman is reputed to have made, and after reading the Prison Diary of Michael Dougherty, you ... more »

Evening Stream Discovery

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: Peace Valley Nature Center
  • Address: 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-7860
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Free

Join us as we traverse to the stream to make some amazing discoveries about who lives there, what their role in the ecosystem is and their amazing adaptations. We shall be wal... more »

Jazz 4 Nothin' Free Concert

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Address: 19 S Fifth Street, Perkasie, PA 18944
  • 7:30 PM
  • Admission:Free

Jazz 4 Nothin', a local big band, will be performing a wide variety of music, from the big band era of Count Basie and Duke Ellington, to the more hip sounds of Earth Wind &am... more »

Summer Wacky Science w/Miss Cathy

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: The Doylestown Bookshop
  • Address: 16 S Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-230-7610
  • 10:00 AM
  • Admission:Free

Summer Wacky Science Workshop led by Miss Cathy Children of all ages will enjoy this hands-on science experience as they visit different science stations, featuring papermaki... more »

TDBA Concert: Bad Medicine

  • August 20, 2014
  • Event Location: TD Bank Amphitheater
  • Address: 2400 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:Adults $5 (CASH ONLY), Seniors 65+ $2.50 (CASH ONLY), Children 12 & under Free. No advance ticket sales. Tickets can be purchased at amphitheater entrance starting at 6pm on concert nights

Join us for the music of Bad Medicine- A Tribute to Bon Jovi. BAD MEDICINE has spent the last 13 years establishing themselves as one of the most sought after tribute shows in... more »

The Bank Dick

  • August 20, 2014
  • Sponsoring Partner: County Theater
  • Event Location: County Theater
  • Address: 20 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-6789
  • 7:00 PM
  • Admission:General $10, Member $5

W.C. Fields plays a belittled drunkard, who is hired as a bank guard after mistakenly catching a robber. This snappy comedy moves from one improbable situation to another,conc... more »

On-Going Events

10th Annual Bucks County Quilt Showcase

  • July 14, 2014 to September 22, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center - Bensalem
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

This annual event, provided by the Bucks County Visitors Center, The Quilt Academy and Quilts for Kids, features local artisans displaying their passion for quilting. Over 100... more »

A2A - Artists to Artists Group

  • June 18, 2014 to December 17, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring monthly on the 3rd Wednesday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Artists of Yardley
  • Event Location: The AOY Art Center
  • Address: 949 Mirror Lake Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
  • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission:$190

A group will meet once a month to share and discuss subjects relating to what we do - mainly creating art and its influence in our artistic lives. Each month a different artis... more »

Ain't Misbehavin'

  • August 17, 2014 to September 07, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bucks County Playhouse
  • Address: 70 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Phone:215-862-2121
  • Visit Website for Show Times
  • Admission:$29 - $59.50

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ is baased on an idea by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr. Directed by Hunter Foster and choreographed by Lorin Lotarro. This joint is jumpi... more »

America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

  • May 31, 2014 to August 24, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone:215-345-0210 ext. 132
  • Mon - Sat 10AM to 5PM, Sun 12Noon to 5PM
  • Admission:Included with museum admission

This exhibit takes visitors on a geographical and historical tour of the iconic highway, from the highway’s opening in 1926, up to the present day. Graphic displays, pro... more »

Art Exhibit by Shelley Weiss - An Artist's Journey

  • August 03, 2014 to September 13, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bucks County Visitor Center - Bensalem
  • Address: 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Phone:215-639-0300
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

Shelley Weiss - An Artist’s Journey After retiring from teaching I decided to try my hand at painting, something I always thought I might enjoy, but never found the tim... more »

Art in the Garden

  • July 16, 2014 to August 30, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Hortulus Farm Garden & Museum
  • Address: 60 Thompson Mill Rd, Wrightstown, PA 18940
  • 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Requested donation $12/person.

Jeff Kahn’s kinetic sculptures are a study in the art of emotional and physical movement. Their mesmerizing beauty and intricate, ever-changing designs have been exhibit... more »

Behind the Lens: Raymond Pitcairn and Photography

  • February 10, 2014 to November 14, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring every week day
  • Sponsoring Partner: Bryn Athyn Historic District
  • Event Location: Glencarin Museum
  • Address: 1005 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
  • Phone:267-502-2993
  • With Tour or by appointment
  • Admission:Donations Welcome

Raymond Pitcairn (1885-1966) is remembered primarily for his two remarkable architectural achievements: Bryn Athyn Cathedral, and Glencairn, the Bryn Athyn home he built for h... more »

Broadway's Best

  • August 14, 2014 to August 24, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • Address: 120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007
  • Phone:215-785-0100
  • 2 PM, 3 PM, 7:30 PM, 8 PM
  • Admission:$30+

It’s our hottest concert of the summer! Enjoy an evening of memorable hits from your favorite Broadway musicals, past and present. Fabulous performers, a pulsating band ... more »

Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American Exhibition

  • March 13, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Address: 101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Tue-Fri 10 AM to 5 PM, Sat & Sun 10 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Admission:Adult $12, Youth (ages 12-21) $11, Child (12 & under) Free, Senior (65+, ID required) $11, Active Military with ID Free

Chasing Dreams celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. Every triumph and defeat, every hero on and off the field, ... more »

Dinner and a Stroll

  • August 05, 2014 to August 28, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Grounds for Sculpture
  • Event Location: Rat's Restaurant
  • Address: 16 Fairgrounds Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • Phone:609-584-7800
  • 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission:$44 + beverages, tax & gratuity

The perfect mid-week reason to visit Grounds For Sculpture! In the months of July and August, guests can enjoy the park (admission included) and a three-course prix-fixe meal ... more »

Films at the Farmstead

The Thompson-Neely House & Farmstead in Washington Crossing Historic Park will play host to an outdoor family film series on the lawn of the historic farmhouse (all movies... more »

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • June 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission:Tour included with paid admission. Members Free

See flowers and fruits in season and discover fun facts about their use. Learn about the Preserve's history, habitats, and important plant-animal interactions while enjoying t... more »

Morning Meadow Walk

  • July 23, 2014 to September 10, 2014
  • Event Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Admission:Members: Free; Non-members: Included with Preserve admission.

Amidst a sea of waving green grasses, native bees and butterflies gather nectar or pollen from milkweeds, mints, bonesets and coneflowers. Before the day heats up, take a guid... more »

Out of this World: Works by Steve Tobin

  • June 28, 2014 to October 26, 2014
  • Event Location: James A. Michener Art Museum
  • Address: 138 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Tues through Fri 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Sat 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission:Included with Paid Admission

Internationally recognized for his strong yet elegant interpretations of elements from the natural world, Tobin receives well-earned recognition in his hometown with this exhi... more »

Playwicki Farm Farmers Market

  • June 04, 2014 to October 29, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Wednesday
  • Event Location: Playwicki Farm
  • Address: 2350 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville, PA 19053
  • Phone:215-357-7300 x326
  • 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission:Free to Attend

The Market runs every Wednesday, RAIN or SHINE. All the fruits and vegetables at the market are from local farms, grown in-season, in healthy soil, and picked ripe - giving us... more »

Ride the Josiah White II Canal Boat

  • August 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
  • Recurrence:Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Sponsoring Partner: Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Alliance
  • Event Location: National Canal Museum
  • Address: 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, PA 18042
  • Canal boat tours are 45 minutes long and leave the dock at 12 Noon, 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM.
  • Admission:Adults $12; Seniors & Military $11; Children (3-15) $9; Children under 3 Free. Group rate available.

Take a ride back in time aboard the Josiah White II! Pennsylvania’s only mule-drawn canal boat cruises Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal in Hugh Moore Park during the summer... more »

Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

  • April 09, 2014 to October 19, 2014
  • Recurrence:Recurring daily
  • Event Location: National Constitution Center
  • Address: Independence Mall 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5pm; Sat 9:30am - 6pm; Sun 12noon - 5pm
  • Admission:$14.50 Adults, $13 Seniors/Students, $8 Children ages 4-12

Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello features more than 280 artifacts including Jefferson's walking stick, chess set, books, spectacles, and replica of the portable desk used to ... more »

<< <
1-25 of 292
> >>
 

3207 Street Road
Bensalem PA 19020
Toll Free: 800-836-BUCKS
Phone: 1-800-836-2825

DiscoverUSA.com
DiscoverUSA.com
Check out what other travelers say about Bucks County on TripAdvisor.
Powered by Simpleview