Spring has arrived in Bucks County! Sunday marks the start of the season and this weekend is packed with exciting local events. From beautiful nature walks to family-fun Irish festivals, Bucks County has just what you need to spring into the new season!  

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events Calendar.


Irish Dancers

2022 Newtown Irish Festival

Visit Newtown this St. Patrick’s Day weekend for the 2022 Newtown Irish festival, a four-day celebration featuring live music, Irish step-dancing, traditional Irish food and drinks as well as kid-friendly activities!

When: Now through March 20

Where: Green Parrot Restaurant

Cost: Free to attend

Peeps in the Village

The colorful display will include more than 70 creations of wall art, dioramas, and sculpture, featuring the popular Pennsylvania-made bunnies and chicks, and carefully handmade and contributed by Philly-area residents and organizations. 

When: Now through April 24

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig

Get ready for big laughs in the hilarious "A Comedy of Tenors" by Ken Ludwig, one of America’s most prolific and successful comedy writers. The “Concert of the Century” is just hours away, there’s a stadium filled with screaming fans, but the three tenors have other concerns. 

When: Now through March 27

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: Ticket prices vary

80s Revolution

Join Havana Restaurant & Bar as they welcome 80s Revolution for a night filled with some of your favorite tribute songs!

When: March 18

Where: Havana Restaurant & Bar

Cost: $20

Intro to Botanical Illustration

You will complete a botanical illustration during a guided, step-by-step process. Throughout this process, you will learn how to observe the plant and think critically about plant morphology.

When: March 18

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: $15

Jazz Goes to the Movies

Jack Saint Clair is a Philadelphia-based composer and saxophonist. He and his six-piece ensemble will perform a themed show titled “Jazz Goes to the Movies,” featuring popular movie music arranged for a jazz ensemble.

When: March 18

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Steve Forbert

Steve Forbert's folk rock career has spanned four decades and counting. His songs have been recorded by Keith Urban, Rosanne Cash and Marty Stuart. Excelling in every decade of his career, Forbert exemplifies the best of the troubadour tradition.

When: March 18

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: Ticket prices vary


Bucks County Playhouse summer

David Clark’s Piano Man – The Billy Joel Tribute

David Clark’s Piano Man is a musical tribute conceived and presented with a tremendous amount of detail by Long Island veteran singer/piano player David Clark.

When: March 19

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $62

Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery

Grab your spyglass and your deerstalker hat! Match wits against world-famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes as he unlocks the secrets of a maddening case. Old Lord William Conan, the famous art collector and philanthropist, has died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances.

When: March 19

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: $33

Pops Concert Ft. Broadway Star Liz Callaway

Tony and Drama Desk nominee, Liz Callaway, joins the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra for a performance of popular hits from the Broadway stage.

When: March 19

Where: Delaware Valley University

Cost: $40

St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day up and down York Road with Mike's York Street Bar & Grill, Bernie's Hatboro, Blue Bar, Walsh's, Red Stallion, and Crooked Eye Brewery!  There will be live entertainment at each bar along with food & drink specials.

When: March 19

Where: York Road Bars

Cost: $25

Upper Bucks Celtic Festival

It's the Luck of the Irish! Head to Downtown Perkasie for a day of family fun as they celebrate St. Patty’s Day with the Celtic Festival filled with traditional Celtic music, food, contests and more! 

When: March 19

Where: Downtown Perkasie

Cost: Free to attend

Wishbone Ash

One of the major innovators of the harmony twin lead guitar format, Wishbone Ash achieved initial success in early 1970s England and went on to create a successful career with legions of fans worldwide. 

When: March 19

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: Ticket prices vary

James-Lorah Home – Women’s History Tours

Tour the historic James-Lorah home and learn about the extraordinary women who lived there. 

When: Now through March 26

Where: James-Lorah Memorial Home

Cost: $10

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

Join the Silver Lake Nature Center as they offer free guided Saturday morning walks. Bring your binoculars as you might see some feathered friends along the way!

When: Now through May 28

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend


Sesame Place, Elmo

Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

On weekends, guests are invited to visit the park to enjoy Sesame Place’s event series during Elmo's Furry Fun Fest. This weekend, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! 

When: Now through March 20

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Ticket prices vary


Step into this outrageous adventure of arts: the ONLY show where you can witness the fusion of live art, rock concert, imaginative movement, vocal performance, comedy, blacklight Bunraku, Artpunk wear, and inclusion in one magical experience. 

When: March 20

Where: Zlock Performing Arts Center

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Celebrate the Green

In honor of St Patrick’s Day, Peddler’s Village presents Celebrate the Green, a mid-March opportunity to enjoy special menus, promotions, and comedy-themed events.

When: March 19-20

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Spyro Gyra

Spyro Gyra is an unlikely story of a group with humble beginnings in Buffalo, NY who has continued to reach an international audience over forty years, resulting in sales of over 10 million albums and having played over five thousand shows on five continents.

When: March 20

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Live Music at the Vineyard!

Enjoy performances from local artists while enjoying delicious drinks at Crossing Vineyards and Winery!

When: March 18-19

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Free to attend

New Hope History Walking Tours

Take this expertly guided walking tour to see the places and hear the tales that make New Hope such a fascinating place. The tour is approximately one mile long and lasts about one hour.

When: Every Sunday, 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Where: Start at The Parry Mansion 

Cost: $10 per person 

Pony Rides

Join the Rainbow Ridge Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center for fun filled pony rides every Sunday from 12 PM – 2 PM. Spend the day with their adorable ponies and even go feed their petting zoo animals! 

When: Every Sunday

Where: Rainbow Ridge Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Cost: $10 a pony ride

Found, Gifted, Saved! The Mercer Museum Collects Local History 

“Found, Gifted, Saved! The Mercer Museum Collects Local History”, a new exhibit at the Mercer Museum, displays artifacts collected by the Bucks County Historical Society in the first two decades of the 21st Century. What objects, images, and documents are among these acquisitions, and what do they reveal about Bucks County’s people, history and culture?

When: Now through April 10 

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Exhibit included with Mercer Museum admission