This weekend is filled with a plethora of exciting Memorial Day events in Bucks County! Celebrate the unofficial start of the summer with a colorful fireworks display or watch one of the many local parades. 

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.


Shady Brook Unwined

The Summer unWINED Concert Series

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 2

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Ticket prices vary

BBQ and Beers on the Patio

Kick off the Memorial Day Weekend by attending the annual BBQ and Beers on the Patio event and enjoy an all-you-can-eat BBQ feast in a picnic-like atmosphere. This year they have added live entertainment!

When: May 27

Where: Spring Mill Country Club

Cost: $23

Comedy in the Village

Looking for laughs? Peddler's got 'em! Join Peddler's Village as they welcome some hilarious guests for a night of  comedy at Cock 'n Bull. For adults 18+ only. Mature humor.

When: May 27

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: $25

Daisy Jopling Band – “Who’s Who”

Who’s Who celebrates the Daisy Jopling Band’s latest album and is a classical/rock show consisting of original violin arrangements of great songs by The Who and hits from the Daisy Jopling Band.

When: May 27

Where: Sellersville Theater

Cost: $25

Plein Air Open – The Exhibition

Artists went to paint “en plein air” during a two-week period in designated towns, and now we are able to check out their amazing work in the exhibition!

When: Now through June 12

Where: AOY Art Center

Cost: Free to attend

Elmo’s Springtacular at Sesame Place

Elmo’s Springtacular at Sesame Place is filled with furry fun and exciting events! Join in on the fun with an exciting line up of meet & greets, music, magic, pirate adventures, and fireworks. 

When: Now through June 19

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Keith Haring: A Radiant Legacy

Keith Haring (1958-1990) was arguably the most accomplished and prominent American artist of the 1980s. This exhibit is a private collection of more than 100 works, the show contains unique and notable pieces.

When: Now through July 31

Where: Michener Art Museum

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Live Local Music

Join The Pour House at The New Hope Winery every Friday night for live music and delicious drinks! 

When: Every Friday

Where: The Pour House at The New Hope Winery

Cost: Free to attend


Hannah Gohde, Free Will Brewery

6th Annual Pints & Paws

Join Free Will Brewing for their 6th annual Memorial Day weekend Pints & Paws event with Harley's Haven Dog Rescue! Bring your furry friends, grab a pint, and meet some adoptable dogs looking for their forever home

When: May 28

Where: Free Will Brewing Company, LLC

Cost: Free to attend

Doylestown Music Fest

Doylestown Music Fest is a grass roots event that supports and promotes local bands and musicians. Their aim is to fill the streets of Doylestown with music in addition to all of the fantastic performances hosted by participating restaurants, shops, cafés, churches, museums and others.

When: Now through June 4

Where: Visit Facebook Page

Cost: Free to attend

Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade

The parade will march onto Ford Avenue and then turn right onto Main. It will then follow Main to Hulme Avenue and Hulme to Bellevue. 

When: May 28

Where: Lincoln Avenue, PA

Cost: Free to attend

Doylestown 5k Race

The Doylestown 5K Race and One Mile Fun Run promotes healthy living in our community. Help celebrate the 29th annual running of this great community event. Not a runner? Come cheer on runners and walkers along the course! 

When: May 28

Where: Court House on Union Street

Cost: Prices vary

Free Jazz Concert on the River

The Triple Ts, a jazz-fusion trio based in Philadelphia, will play a mix of original music and jazz standards. The band has played several times at the park and the theatre, in addition to touring the U.S. in support of its album, The Sessions: Vol 1.

When: May 28

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: Free to attend

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 29

Where: The Pickers Junction

Cost: Free to attend

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: May 28

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: $33

Wheat & Sheep Day

During this event, attendees will see sheep being shorn of their winter wool coats and be able to follow the process of washing and carding the wool and spinning it into yarn. Tours will also be given of the restored Thompson-Neeley Grist Mill.

When: May 28

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: Free to attend, pay as you wish

Summer Music and Food Extravaganza

Join Rose Bank Winery as they celebrate summer with food trucks, live music their delicious wine!

When: Saturdays through August 20

Where: Rose Bank Winery

Cost: Free to attend

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 Fireworks

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Sesame Place

Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count, as their music fills the air and the sky is covered with colorful bursts of brilliance. Be sure to watch us paint the sky red (and green and blue) from inside the park.

When: May 28-29

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Prices vary

Memorial Day Ceremony

The observation will include a colonial color guard, fife and drum music, Revolutionary War reenactors, veterans, and other honored guests. At the ceremony, the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a plaque at the original gravesite of 24-year-old Captain-Lieutenant James Moore.

When: May 29

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: Free to attend

American Jade

The first Asian-American actor to win an Emmy, Jodi Long breaks barriers even as she follows in her family’s footsteps. Jodi’s Chinese-Australian, tap-dancing father and Japanese American mother were a popular nightclub act in the 1940s and ‘50s on the Chop Suey Circuit and were invited to appear on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

When: Now through June 11

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: Prices vary

Strawberry Month

Stop by on weekends in May for live entertainment and family activities. Savor strawberry-themed food and drink specials all month long at Peddler's restaurants and eateries. 

When: Weekends through May

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Ice Cream for Biking Tour

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream...and biking! Join FunVentures Tours for an easy ride along the D&L Trail to Yardley and stop for some famous ice cream or water ice...or both!

When: May 29

Where: Yardley Park & Ride

Cost: Prices vary

Mimosas with Mom

Join the Chaddsford Winery as they celebrate Moms and Mimosa Lovers with bubbly specials and seasonal pours! 

When: Now through May 29

Where: Chaddsford Winery

Cost: Free to attend

Peter Miller, Forgotten Woman of America Modernism

Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio Inc. is excited to announce their 40th Anniversary celebration and upcoming exhibition of the estate of Peter Miller, a female American modernist.

When: Now through May 31

Where: Gratz Gallery Conservation Studio

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


Graves at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Doylestown Memorial Day Parade

Bring the whole family for this annual tradition. The parade will march along W. Court Street from Central Bucks West High School to Clinton Street. It will then follow State and Main Streets before turning onto E. Court Street and concluding at the Doylestown Cemetery.

When: May 30

Where: Doylestown Borough

Cost: Free to attend

Langhorne Memorial Day Parade

Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. with the parade kicking off at the end of the ceremonies. American Legion Auxiliary 148 will be collecting donations along the parade route for the Veterans Group of Philadelphia, Delaware Valley Stand Down and homeless veterans.

When: May 30

Where: 115 W. Richardson Ave, PA 19047

Cost: Free to attend

Memorial Day Food Truck & Live Music

Join Bishop Estate as they celebrate Memorial Day with delicious food from Sassy Sausage Food Truck and great music from Red Angel Duo Music! 

When: May 30

Where: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery

Cost: Free to attend

Memorial Day Vintage Game

Come and celebrate America's Favorite Pastime and witness how the game was played back in 1863 on Memorial Day! 

When: May 30

Where: Pickering Field

Cost: Free to attend

Morrisville Memorial Day Parade

With the assistance of the Morrisville Fire Company and Morrisville Borough along with the surrounding community, the town will honor Memorial Day with reenactors, active military, veterans, marching bands, and community organizations. 

When: May 30

Where: Morrisville Presbyterian Church

Cost: Free to attend


The Croydon VFW Post 1597 Memorial Day Parade

The Croydon VFW Post 1597 Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 30th at 11:30 a.m. Lineup will begin at Cedar Avenue and State Road at 11:00 am. Parade proceeds along State Road to Croydon VFW Post 1597 on Bellevue Ave. and will be followed by a Memorial Ceremony.

When: May 30

Where: Cedar Avenue, Croydon, PA

Cost: Free to attend

Yardley Memorial Day Parade

The Yardley Memorial Day Parade will step off at 11 a.m. on State Road and heads to the VFW Post at 901 Bellevue Avenue in the Croydon section of Bristol Township.

When: May 30

Where: State Rd to Bellevue Ave.

Cost: Free to attend