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Category: Family Fun

7 Things to Do for Halloween in Bucks County

by Brittany Brown on October 11, 2021

There’s plenty of outdoor Halloween fun to be had this year in Bucks County. Lucky us, the spooky holiday falls on a Sunday, meaning we can spend the whole day partaking in parties! Froehlich’s Farm Froehlich’s Farm is opening up their festival fields for their annual Fall Festival. On Saturdays and Sundays in October, come on out to build your own scarecrows, pick your own pumpkins from their…

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Historical Home Bolton Mansion Expects Fall & Winter Fun for All!

by Bucky on October 5, 2021

While there are many historical homes, museums and attractions in Bucks County, many people may have never heard of Bolton Mansion in Levittown. Purchased by Phineas Pemberton, in 1699, what came to be known as Bolton Farm became Phineas Pemberton’s final home in Bucks County. This property saw many changes and events through its long history. Originally equipped with only a small single story…

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Hop On These Hay Rides in Bucks County this Fall

by Christina Cordaro on September 28, 2021

It is that time of year again when the air is crisp, picturesque foliage surrounds us, flannels and sweaters are to be worn, and pumpkin spice lattes are enjoyed! Bucks County is beautiful on its own, but during the fall, you can safely enjoy the scenic views by visiting the below places and going on everyone’s favorite form of farm transportation: a hayride! Charlann Farms Yardley This farm…

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5 Ways for Fall Fun at Snipes Farm

by Brittany Brown on September 14, 2021

Morrisville is home to Snipes Farm and Education center, which has a mission “to model and teach sustainable farming, while building community and reconnecting people to the land.” Not only does Snipes Farm offer summer camps and learning programs, they also host a selection of exciting events throughout the year. Snipes Farm Market Snipes Farm opens the doors to their Farm Market on Saturday…

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What to Do in August at Shady Brook Farm

by Brittany Brown on August 9, 2021

There has never been a better time to visit Shady Brook Farm in Yardley! Whether you are looking to spend a fun day in the sun wandering through the fields, browsing the market for some locally made treats or relaxing with friends, listening to live music over on the festival field, Shady Brook Farm is guaranteed to have something to entertain your whole group. Here’s what you can do there the…

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Round & Round on the Carousels of Bucks County

by Heather McGurrin on July 25, 2021

Merry-go-rounds, gallopers, jumpers, horseabouts, flying horses, and roundabout – these are some of the names synonymous with “carousel” depending on where you are in the country. To celebrate National Carousel Day (July 25) in Bucks County, check out one of these carousels that are well worth a visit! 1. The Sunny Day Carousel at Sesame Place® Philadelphia in Langhorne has an interesting…

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies This Summer

by Cora Berke on July 10, 2021

If you are old enough to remember drive-in movies (or wish you were), summer gives you a chance to experience a movie under the stars. Spend a hot summer night watching the big screen outdoors, either on a blanket, beach chair or from your car. Bucks County is the perfect place to bring back one of America’s favorite pastimes. So, pick your favorite movie, whether it is family, friends or date…

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Whatever Floats Your Boat - A Guide to Kayaking in Bucks County

by Alexandra Lashner on June 16, 2021

Bucks County has a handful of parks and nature centers that offer varying kayaking opportunities for novices and boating enthusiasts alike. If you own a kayak, you’ll want to make sure you have the following items handy in your boat: An appropriately sized life jacket A rescue whistle, in case of emergency A current boating permit In most Bucks County parks, you will need to show a launch permit…

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How to Spend the Weekend with Dad in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on June 7, 2021

Father's Day is quickly approaching, so why not plan a weekend getaway with your main guy from day one? Bucks County is the perfect place to spend time with dad – Father’s Day or any old weekend! You are guaranteed to find an activity or event that will brighten up your Dad’s day and instantly put a smile on his face. There are three main aspects that my Dad and I connect with each other the most…

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Bucks County Summer Concert Preview: 11 Places to Catch Live Entertainment

by Brooke Hillman on June 1, 2021

Live entertainment is making a comeback and you can catch musical acts, including local jazz trios, big-name performers, and tribute bands at venues throughout Bucks County this summer. From tableside dinner music to amphitheater concerts, this is your guide to the best places to see a live show! 1. Bristol Riverside Theatre Bristol This professional, regional theater in the historic district of…

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