Looking for things to do during the long weekend? Watch a firework display at Sesame Place or Shady Brook Farm, experience an exciting cultural festival at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa or catch a show at Sellersville Theater!

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.



Light Up the Sky

Head to New Hope to marvel at the summer fireworks display over the Delaware River, presented by the Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce and New Hope Celebrates.

When: September 1

Where: New Hope, PA

Cost: Free to attend

Back to School Bash

Join Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and Count von Count as they share all of their favorite parts of going to school and celebrate all the ways that school rules!

When: Now through September 1

Where: Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Cost: Prices vary

Beer Tasting: Funk Brewing Company

Join the Washington House for a night of tasty brews as they offer a selection from Funk Brewing Company!

When: September 1

Where: Washington House Hotel & Restaurant

Cost: Prices vary

Engage and Explore- Biomes: Tropical Rainforest

This is an inquiry-based approach to advanced biological concepts. Open to ages 5-12, we will have themed games, crafts, and hands-on learning with the nature center animals.

When: September 1

Where: Barn Nature Center

Cost: Prices vary

First Fridays with Cara Cartney

First Friday is Cara Cartney’s domain at BGob! Come enjoy some fantastic solo tunes from one of the best in the biz!

When: September 1

Where: Broken Goblet

Cost: Free to attend

Perkasie First Friday’s

Every Friday from April through December, Perkasie welcomes visitors to their quaint, walkable downtown corridor. Attendees will enjoy a casual, family friendly atmosphere filled with music, entertainment, food trucks, and shopping and dining specials.

When: September 1

Where: Downtown Perkasie

Cost: Free to attend

Speakeasy Train

Embark on a journey through the Bucks County foothills and to the surreptitious underbelly of 1920s nightlife. Shady figures will board you onto our early 20th-century parlor cars, where our parlor car attendants will serve you.

When: September 1-2

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost: Prices vary

2023 Summer Wine & Music Series

Head to Crossing Vineyards every Friday this summer to enjoy the beautiful weather and a glass of wine (or two) along with exciting live music!

When: Fridays through September 15

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Prices vary

Sunflower Festival

Come to beautiful Bucks County and enjoy Hellerick Farm's 2023 Sunflower Experience. Walk or take a hayride to the Sunflower fields that have been planted for you to photograph, explore and appreciate.

When: Now through September 2

Where: Hellerick's Family Farm

Cost: Prices vary

Summer unWINED

Enjoy an evening down on the farm with great live music, tasty food, locally brewed craft beer, Rose Bank Winery wines, specialty cocktails, and tons of activities for the kiddos.

When: Fridays through September 1

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Prices vary

Exhibition- Alan Goldstein Elemental

Using the language of abstraction, Alan Goldstein (b. 1938) explores nature, the human figure, and mortality in his large-scale paintings, drawings, and sculpture.

When: Now through September 24

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: Prices vary


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57th Annual Polish-American Family Festival

The Polish American Family Festival and Country Fair at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa is a five-day celebration of family, fun, and heritage!

When: Weekends through September 10

Where: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

Cost: $15

Cruise & Brewz

Grab a beer and check out the coolest cars around with live music, great food and a family friendly atmosphere!

When: September 2

Where: Moss Mill Brewing Company

Cost: Free to attend

Shady Brook Farm Fireworks

Come and "unWINEd" this summer with FIREWORKS! Enjoy the perfect blend of live music, craft beer, and local wine, all topped off with fireworks!

When: September 2

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $20

Lahaska Limited

Enjoy a traditional American railroading experience aboard a vintage 1900s train. Departing from the historic 1891 built witch’s hat train station in downtown New Hope, you will experience a round trip through historic Bucks County.

When: September 2

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost: Prices vary

Party on the Patio

Enjoy the laid-back vibes on the Patio at the Farm Market Saturday and Sunday ALL Spring & Summer long with live acoustic music.

When: Saturdays and Sundays through September 2

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Free to attend

The Collective Board – Then & Now

An exhibition celebrating the New Hope Colony Past & Present featuring rarely seen highlights from the collections and studios of their Board of Directors.

When: Now through September 30

Where: New Hope Colony Foundation for the Arts

Cost: Prices vary

The Bridges of Bucks County Package

Bucks County Playhouse and the Lahaska-based Bucks County Joyrides have created “The Bridges of Bucks County Package” that combine the “5 Covered Bridge Joyride” with tickets to the Playhouse’s production of “The Bridges of Madison County” as well as a culinary experience at the Playhouse Deck Restaurant.

When: Now through September 10

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: $178

Everyday Rhythms: Music at the Mercer

Everyday Rhythms explores some of these common uses of music and musical instruments – shared across many regions, people and cultures. These instruments were once a part of the acoustic landscape – the soundscape – of everyday life around the globe.

When: Now through December 31

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Prices vary

The Pickers Junction Outdoor Antique Market

Join The Pickers Junction at the Sellersville Outdoor Antique Market. Multiple vendors will showcase antiques, collectables, crafts and more.

When: Saturdays through October 28

Where: The Pickers Junction

Cost: Free to attend

Doylestown Farmers Market

Shop from a variety of local food and craft vendors, ranging from produce, mushrooms, cheese, dog treats, sourdough bread, baked goods, pickles, microgreens, and much more!

When: Saturdays through November 18

Where: Doylestown Borough

Cost: Free to attend

Sesame Summer Splash

There’s nothing like summer at Sesame Place Philadelphia! It’s a great time to have fun and cool off with splashy water attractions for all ages like the ALL-NEW Bert & Ernie’s Splashy Shores and the NEW tropical themed land, Big Bird’s Beach!

When: Now through September 3

Where: Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Cost: Prices vary

Grapevine Express

Wine & Cheese will be served as you travel along the same railroad line passengers did when it was built in 1891 connecting New Hope with Philadelphia. Your journey will take you through the beautiful hills and valleys of Bucks County, along once vital waterways and streams and across numerous trestle bridges.

When: Saturdays and Sundays through September 24

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost: $79.99

Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market

Head to the Plumsteadville Village for local and organic produce, honey, baked goods, goat soap, artisan crafts, live music, and family fun!

When: Saturdays through October 28

Where: Plumsteadville Village

Cost: Free to attend

Snipes Farmers Market

Come to the Big Red Barn on Snipes Farm to buy organic produce, plants, and other products. Visit with the animals: chickens, ducks, goats, bunnies and more!

When: Saturdays through November 4

Where: Snipes Farm and Education Center

Cost: Free to attend


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Labor Day Celebration

Relax and enjoy Labor Day Weekend with everyone’s favorite furry friends. Visit Elmo dressed in his ALL-NEW red, white, and blue attire for a patriotic photo op! Then, on September 3, be sure to stick around for an impressive display of fireworks!

When: September 2-3

Where: Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Cost: Prices vary

Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl

Jessie’s Girl’s primary line-up includes a team of NYC's top rock and pop vocalists backed by one of the tightest bands in the city comprised of 20+ year veterans of the NYC music scene.

When: September 3

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: Prices vary

Labor Day Soiree

Spend the last long weekend of the summer in the company of friends. They’ll be live entertainment, cornhole tournaments, cocktails, and complimentary tastings of a bordeaux-style blend, '19 Timing is Everything.

When: September 1-3

Where: Chaddsford Winery

Cost: Free to attend

New Hope Bike Tour

Join FunVentures Tours for a small-group, easy, flat ride along the D&L Trail from Washington Crossing Park in PA to New Hope and back.

When: September 3

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: Prices vary

The Bridges of Madison County

National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s — leading to a whirlwind relationship that forever alters the course of Francesca’s life.

When: Now through September 10

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: Prices vary


nkwiluntàmën: I long for it; I am lonesome for it (such as the sound of a drum) is an immersive sound walk through the riverfront grounds of Pennsbury Manor by artist Nathan Young. Young takes listeners across the historic site, experiencing sounds of music, voice, and environmental recordings.

When: Now through Spring 2024

Where: Pennsbury Manor

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