Prepare for a weekend full of toe-tapping tunes in Bucks County! Enjoy Jazz along the Delaware River, enter the Great Rock ’n Roll Time Machine in New Hope and kickoff your summer with a Summer Food & Music Festival at Peddler’s Village all in the same weekend! 

Bristol’s Jazz on the River event returns this year, inviting guests to sip, dine and unwind as live Jazz is performed by the talented Jerry Topinka Jazz Ensemble. Re-experience classic 70s and 80s rock from artists like Boston, Kiss, Van Halen and more during the New Hope Winery’s “The Great Rock ‘n Roll Time Machine”! Explore more than 60 unique shops, food trucks and restaurants while over 20 artists perform live during the Summer Food & Music Festival in Peddler’s Village.

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, June 22

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 the 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: June 22 – 24, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: The Market at DelVal

Cost: $3

4th Annual Jazz on the River

Enjoy drinks, food and live music during the 4th annual Jazz on the River concert at The King George II Inn. 100% of ticket proceeds go directly to Bristol Borough Learning Centers benefitting after school and summer camp programs available to Bristol Borough youth in grades k-12.

When: June 22, 5 – 8 p.m.

Where: Historic King George II Inn

Cost: $50

Butterfly House Tours at Churchville Nature Center

The Butterfly House at the Churchville Nature Center will be opening this year for a full season of fun! Starting the weekend, guests can explore the nature center and observe these beautiful insects.

When: June 22 – 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $8

Unforgettable: A Tribute to America’s Greatest Songwriters

Unforgettable invites you to the Bristol Riverside Theatre to hear the best songs from pop culture, musicals, and movies. You’ll hear songs like “Night & Day”, “Summertime”, and “The Pink Panther Theme”.

When: June 22 – 24, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Cost: Check online for prices

Summer Unwined Concerts at Shady Brook Farms
Party at Shady Brook Farm all summer long…and you’re invited! Come for live music by local bands, wines by Rose Bank Winery, locally brewed craft beer, signature cocktails featuring PA distilled spirits, great food, lawn games, and fun for the kiddos.

When: June 22, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $5

“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. Meet groundbreaking African-American motor racers during the Black American Racers panel this Saturday!

When: June 22 – 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Included with admission

Always a Bridesmaid at Newtown Arts Company

Always a Bridesmaid is the rollicking tale of four loyal and determined women who definitively answer the question, "Just how far are you willing to go to keep a promise to a friend?" If you've ever elbowed a stranger out of the way to catch a bride's bouquet, seriously questioned the mental stability of the duo saying "I do" or been forced to wear the world's ugliest bridesmaid dress, this deliriously funny comedy is definitely for you…and your dearly beloved!

When: June 22 – 24, 8 p.m. (Friday & Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday)

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $18 – $21

Summer Wine & Music Series at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy wine, beer and cheese as you listen to live musical performances along Crossing Vineyards and Winery’s gorgeous countryside property.

When: June 22, 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the door

River Towns Ride

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. Reservations are required.

When: June 22, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Lumberville General Store

Cost: $45

Big Apple Circus

The Big Apple Circus is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and promising a night of thrills and laughs—and a lifetime of memories! Watch 10-time World Record Holder, Nik Wallenda, perform amazing aerial feats along the exciting high wire.

When: June 22 – 24, check online for showtimes

Where: Big Top Tent at Philadelphia Mills

Cost: Check online for prices

 “American Moderns” and “View Finders” at James A. Michener Art Museum

“American Moderns: The Legacy of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest?” features 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest that highlight the development of modern art in America. “View Finders: Four Photographic Voices” illuminates the work of four local, contemporary photographers who represent four distinct approaches to the medium.

When: June 22 – 24, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

Never Too Late at DCP Theatre

DCP Theatre presents, Never Too Late, a comedy by Sumner Arthur Long. Follow the Lambert family as unexpected news changes their lives forever – a must see comedy!

When: June 22, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: DCP Theatre

Cost: $16 - $18

Saturday, June 23

Take a stroll through the gardens at Peddler's Village. This 18th century-inspired shopping village features landscaped gardens throughout the 42-acre property, including a traditional Dutch style tulip garden the brings the entire village to life when it blooms in spring.

Summer Food & Music Festival at Peddler’s Village

Summer starts here! Kick it off with a weekend of tasty food, summer music, boutique shopping and a Village full of family fun during the Summer Food & Music Festival!

When: June 23 – 24, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Bucks County Wine Month

Explore the Bucks County Wine Trail for its second annual Bucks County Wine Month! The eight family-owned wineries will celebrate in their own unique ways. Visit the wineries and enjoy live music, wine tastings, specialty pairings, wine slushies, new wine releases, Father's Day festivities and more!

When: June 23 – 24

Where: Bucks County Wine Trail

Cost: Pay as you go

Cycle & Sip

Enjoy a scenic round-trip ride from Washington Crossing Historic Park to Lambertville/New Hope with Encore Rides. Pedal at a leisurely pace over mostly flat terrain primarily along the canal towpath. After the ride bikers can proceed to Crossing Vineyards and Winery a for tasting, cheese and a vineyard tour. Registration is required.

When: June 23, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $50

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Churchville Nature Center

Join Naturalist Jen Conway for a casual stroll along the nature trails around Peace Valley Nature Center to see what birds have returned to the area. Look-out for songbirds, woodpeckers, hawks and waterfowl during your excursion!

When: June 23, 8 – 9:30 a.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: June 23, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Show Boat in Concert at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse audiences will have the opportunity to revisit one of America’s most ground-breaking musicals when it presents a world-premiere concert adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern’s legendary musical, “Show Boat”. Reservations are required.

When: June 23, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $75 - $100

Jurassic Park Night at Sweet Occasions

Bring the kids for a family science night at Sweet Occasions in Peddler’s Village! Led by Science Sue, kids attending Jurassic Park Night can look forward to hands-on activities and fun crafts as they learn all about dinosaurs, their eating habits, fossils and more! Reservations are required.

When: June 23, 4 – 6 p.m.

Where: Sweet Occasions

Cost: $15

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Delaware Valley University

Budzynski Ballet Theater presents Shakespearean classic A Midsummer Night's Dream starring PA Ballet's soloist James Idhe. This playful ballet brings to life the wit and splendor of one of William Shakespeare's most popular comedies.

When: June 23, 1 p.m.

Where: Delaware Valley University

Cost: $15 – $35

Music on Main: Ryan Tennis

Enjoy a fantastic roots/funk music performance under the open sky with Ryan Tennis Clubhouse Band! This is a BYOB and picnic-friendly event, so explore nearby take-out eateries around Yardley.

When: June 23, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Buttonwood Plaza

Cost: Free to attend

Man About Town Walking Tours

Doylestown Historical Society (DHS) proudly presents walking tours through the streets of historic Doylestown. Longtime Doylestown resident and DHS Volunteer Mitch Aglow will lead the tours through the area’s historical past and gorgeous neighborhoods. Reservations are required.

When: June 23, 1 – 2 p.m.

Where: Doylestown Historical Society

Cost: Free to attend (donations are welcome!)

Summer Dessert Tasting at The Tubby Olive Newtown

Join The Tubby Olive for our Summer Dessert Event! A delicious array of ice cream and fresh fruit will be served with an assortment of balsamics and infused olive oils sprinkled with our White Shimmer Hawaiian sea salt. Make your summer entertaining easy with our many creative recipes!

When: June 23, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: The Tubby Olive Newtown

Cost: Free to attend

The Great Rock ‘n Roll Time Machine: 70s Classic Rock & 80s Rock Classics

Visit the New Hope Winery to check out The Great Rock 'N Roll Time Machine, an all-out overload of sight and sound that brings the audience back to the glory days of 70s and 80s arena rock.

When: June 23, 8 – 10 p.m.

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $25

Sunday, June 24

Vines at Crossing Vineyards

Vinyasa at the Vineyard

Crossing Vineyards and Winery is hosting a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class for all levels. After, savor a guided tasting of Crossing's award winning-wines with small bites and keep your wine glass as a souvenir! Reservations are required.

When: June 24, 11 a.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $50

Road Rally

The Ninth Annual New Hope Automobile Show Road Rally kicks Sunday from the New Hope-Solebury High School. This scavenger hunt on wheels is a popular event, where participants compete for trophies, enjoy the Bucks County countryside, and gather for lunch at the end of the Rally.

When: June 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope-Solebury High School

Cost: $10