Explore and dine with mom in Bucks County for an unforgettable Mother’s Day weekend, featuring a garden party, flower arranging and a slew of tasty brunch at the County’s top eateries! 

Bring mom to a garden party luncheon in the Crossing Vineyards and Winery’s gorgeous Garden Room, where guests will be greeted with a glass of wine and a variety of gourmet spreads. For folks looking for a unique experience, the Raymond Farmhouse is hosting a workshop that teaches participants how to craft the perfect the art of Japanese Ikebana flower arranging – a perfect gift for mom! Check out the list of local restaurants serving delicious Mother’s Day brunches or take mom on a tasting tour of New Hope to shop, dine and unwind!

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.

Friday, May 11

Find fresh grown produce, locally made Rose Bank Wines, freshly prepared meals, delectable desserts, locally produced organic meats, hormone-free milk in glass bottles, gourmet cheeses and crackers, Uncle Dave's Homemade Ice Cream, and our full-service Deli all under one roof.

Summer Wine Concert at Market at DelVal

Bring the whole family to relax on the lawn and enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or PA craft beers at the Market at DelVal.

When: May 11, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Market at DelVal

Cost: $3

43rd Bucks County Designer House & Gardens House Tour

Established in 1791 as a Mennonite Dairy Farm and fruit tree orchard, Cedaridge was acquired by Derek and Carolyn Fell in 1989 and spans more than twenty acres of meadows, streams, and woodlands. It includes the main house, a gardener’s house, a ranch house with Mercer tile bathrooms and a peg barn that was transported from the Poconos.

When: May 11 – 13, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Cedaridge Farm

Cost: $35

Happy Hour at the Winery – Cheers to That!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards during the happiest hours of the day to enjoy scenic vineyard views, beautiful garden seating and special Happy Hour pricing on glasses of wine, craft beer and hard cider.

When: May 11, 5 – 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Free to attend

Bucks County Camp-Out at Silver Lake Nature Center

You do not have to travel far to spend time in nature—there’s plenty to do right here in Bucks County! The first ever Bucks County Camp-out will provide families with a camping experience at the Silver Lake Nature Center, which includes a night hike, kayaking, shelter building and more! Reservations are required.

When: May 11 – 12, 2 p.m.

Where: Silver Lake Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

River Towns Rides

Join Encore Rides and bike the historic Delaware River towns of Stockton, Lambertville, New Hope, Centre Bridge and Lumberville. See Mills and Inns that date to the Revolution; Victorian and Federal Style architecture; and scenery that generated a colony of artists that became known as the New Hope School. After the ride enjoy lunch at the 1770’s Lumberville General Store.

When: May 11, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Lumberville General Store

Cost: $45

Rae Sloan Bredin: Harmony and Power Debut at the Michener Art Museum

Rae Sloan Bredin has long been known among the Pennsylvania Impressionists as a painter whose work is characterized by refinement and dignity, serenity and delicacy. This exhibition will highlight works spanning Bredin’s career, touching on his time as a student, instructor, and member of the New Hope Group.

When: May 11 – 13, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James A. Michener Art Museum

Cost: $18/adult; $17/senior; $16.00/college student w/ ID; $8/kids 6-18; kids under 6 free

Treasure Island at DCP Theatre

Set sail for hijinks on the high sea with the debut of Treasure Island at DCP Theatre! In this humorous twist on the classic, Charlie, an average CPA, husband and dreamer, suddenly finds himself in a tavern with a band of pirates including Davey Jones and the notorious Long John Silvers.

When: May 11 – 13, 8 p.m. (Friday); 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday)

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $12

Eaglemania and Suzanne Westenhoefer at New Hope Winery

Visit the New Hope Winery for a weekend of live performances! Eaglemania is bringing their tribute to the Eagles to the stage on Friday, while Suzanne Westenhoefer is showcasing her brutally honest comedy to the winery on Saturday. Reservations are required.

When: May 11 – 12, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $30/Eaglemania; $25/Suzanne Westenhoefer

Children of Eden at McCoole’s Arts & Events Place

Inspired by the Book of Genesis, Children of Eden tells the timeless story of what it means to be a parent. Featuring one of the most beautiful scores in contemporary musical theatre from the composer of Godspell, Pippin and Wicked, Children of Eden is a heartfelt and humorous musical about the unique family bond.

When: May 11 – 13, 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: McCoole’s Arts & Events Place

Cost: $25

Saturday, May 12

New Hope Pride Week 2

Pride 5k and 1 Mile Health Walk

Join the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce and New Hope Celebrates as we kick off Pride Fest 2018 with a 5K Run and a 1 Mile Health Walk. The course will take runners across the historic and charming Lambertville-New Hope Bridge, through the streets of New Hope’s bustling downtown area, and through Lambertville’s historic downtown business district.

When: May 12, 7 – 10 a.m.

Where: New Hope, PA

Cost: $45

Garden Party for Moms at Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Say “thank you” to your mom and bring her to Crossing Vineyards and Winery for a garden party luncheon. Enjoy a plentiful spread of gourmet sandwiches & fresh salads, gourmet cheeses & fruit, and pastries, along with an open wine bar in their gorgeous Garden Room. As an added bonus, have a free portrait taken with your favorite Mom.

When: May 12, 12 – 2 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $55

The Art of Japanese Flower Arranging: Mother’s Day Ikebana

Join us the Raymond farmhouse for a special lecture and workshop on the art of ikebana, led by ikebana master, Junko Miura. This workshop will include an introduction to the history of ikebana - the art of Japanese flower arranging and a demonstration of basic cutting and arrangement techniques focusing on Moribana style. Reservations are required.

When: May 12, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Raymond Farm Center for Living Arts and Design

Cost: $100

Mommy & Me Colonial Craft Day

Visit Washington Crossing Historic Park for Mommy & Me Colonial Craft Day, where your kids will learn to make themselves and mom tea, waffles and a special craft project inspired by the colonial era. Reservations are required.

When: May 12, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $25 for two people, $10 for each additional person

Glow in the Park

Lace up and head to Quakertown for a fun, family-friendly night race through the Park at 4th & Mill Street! Day-glow paint will mark this flat, fast 5k course which takes you through lit-up fields and woods and past the brand-new Quakertown Amphitheater. Stay for a post-run after-party with music , food trucks and a beer tent!

When: May 12, 7 p.m.

Where: Quakertown Amphitheater

Cost: $35/runner; $20/walker


Come out and enjoy the annual Maifest with authentic German food and drink, German dance performances, music, vendors, games and activities for the kids, the VE Maypole and the grand opening of Verinigung Erzgebirge’s new Surf Soccer Field.

When: May 12, 1 – 7 p.m.

Where: Verinigung Erzgebirge

Cost: Free to attend

“Racing: A Need for Speed” at Mercer Museum

The Mercer Museum’s “Racing: A Need for Speed” exhibit explores the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of the native Lenape to the fairs and horse tracks of the 1800s, to the auto speedways and bicycle velodromes of the 20th century.

When: May 12 – 13, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with admission

Cycle & Sip with Encore Rides

Encore Rides is hosting a scenic round-trip ride from Washington Crossing Historic Park to New Hope this Saturday! Bikers will be treated to a tasting of Crossing Vineyards and Winery’s award-winning wines paired with cheeses, cured meats and chocolates. Reservations are required.

When: May 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $50

Yardley 2nd Saturdays

Experience the vibrant and authentic downtown Yardley every Second Saturday evening. Guests can look forward to specials, events, and activities in a variety of local businesses!

When: May 12, 3 p.m.

Where: Downtown Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

Food Trucks at Bolton Mansion

Bring your appetite to the Bolton Mansion in Levittown and explore a variety of food trucks serving tasty cuisine this weekend! There will be a variety of food trucks, children's activities, a DJ, vendors and more!

When: May 12, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Bolton Mansion

Cost: Free to attend

May Work Day at Peace Valley Nature Center

Join the Peace Valley Nature Center in working toward an improved and more sustainable habitat. Help remove invasive plants in the gardens and along the trails and start planting some native plants around the property.

When: May 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, May 13

American continental cuisine served in historic inn, circa 1727. Enjoy a wide variety of entrees including grilled meats, seafood, pasta, vegetarian and daily specials. Outdoor dining in season. Groups welcome.

Mother’s Day at Logan Inn

Join the Logan Inn for a Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner, featuring pastry baskets, eggs, waffles, quiche, the Logan Burger, chicken roulade and more!

When: May 13, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Logan Inn

Cost: $35/brunch; $60/dinner

6th Annual Mother’s Day 5k Race for Christina

The Logan Family invites you to walk, run or roll for the 6th Annual Mother's Day 5K Race for Christina at the beautiful Tyler State Park, in the heart of Bucks County. Smoothies will be handed out to the first 150 runners provided by Smoothie King.

When: May 13, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Tyler State Park

Cost: $10 - $20

Mother’s Day Tasting Tour

Treat mom to a unique Mother's Day experience as the Sister Cities Food & Shop Tours takes folks through the towns of New Hope and Lambertville all while taking in the delicious food and beautiful scenery. You will have the opportunity to stop with mom at 5 different locations where you can shop, taste and experience these two river towns.

When: May 13, 2 – 5 p.m.

Where: Sister Cities Food & Shop Tours

Cost: $60

Mother’s Day New Orleans Jazz Brunch at Sand Castle Winery

Visit Sand Castle Winery for a Jazz-themed Mother’s Day brunch, featuring a waffle station, creole basmati rice, an omelet station and more breakfast favorites.

When: May 13, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $49.95/adults; $24.95/children

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Washington House

Treat mom to a special three-course brunch including a special dessert sampler and complimentary glass of champagne.

When: May 13, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Washington House Hotel & Restaurant

Cost: $35

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Bucks Pub

Celebrate your Mom this Mother's Day with a special Brunch at The Bucks Club with a menu featuring an omelet station, French toast, carving station and more!

When: May 13, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: The Bucks Pub

Cost: $28.95/adults; $11.95/kids

Mother’s Day Mexi-American Brunch at El Barrio Cantina

Join El Barrio Cantina for Mother’s Day! The brunch features an all you can eat Mexi-American Brunch and free margarita or mimosa for mom!

When: May 13, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: El Barrio Cantina & Tequila Bar

Cost: Free to attend

Mother’s Day Brunch at Radisson Philadelphia Northeast

Treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch at the Radisson Philadelphia Northeast. The menu includes a carving station, made to order omelet and benedict station, hot buffet, seafood display and more.

When: May 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast

Cost: $36.99/adults; $18/kids

Living History Theater: “Tea & Gossip”

In the 17th Century, Tea was an upper-class beverage, kept under lock and key. The Pennsbury Manor’s mistress will unlock her precious supply and invites the public to join her in the formal garden. There, you will be free to chat with Pennsbury’s residents and neighbors over a cup of tea.

When: May 13, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: Free to attend