Bucks County
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

ANNUAL EVENTS

No matter what time of year, Bucks County always has something exciting for you to discover - just check out our Events Calendar!

  • Peddler's Village Strawberry Festival
  • New Hope Pride
SPRING 

Pride

Celebrate LGBTQ+ diversity during the Pride parades and festivals in New Hope, Doylestown and Perkasie!

Newtown Irish Festival 

Enjoy live entertainment to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Green Parrot Restaurant in Newtown. 

Peddler's Village Strawberry Month

Be sure to satisfy your sweet-tooth by tasting the uniquely presented strawberries from several vendors.

  • Green Parrot Irish Festival band
  • Beer glasses at Washington Crossing Park

PEEPS® in the Village

This colorful display includes more than 90 creations of wall art, dioramas, and sculpture, all prominently featuring the popular Pennsylvania-made bunnies, chicks, and other candies.

Washington Crossing Brewfest

Excite your taste buds with more than 50 local and regional craft brewers and their samplings. 

  • Fourth of July Celebration at Fonthill Castle in Doylestown
  • Czestochowa Polish Festival
SUMMER 

Annual Brews & Bites

Tap into history and taste beer and food on the 43-acre grounds of the 17th century Pennsbury Manor country estate. 

Annual New Hope Automobile Show

You won't want to miss these antique and classic automobiles that compete for awards in this welcoming town.

Bristol Riverside Theatre's Summer Music Fest

Enjoy live outdoor music at the William Penn Bank Arena weekends in the summer.

Fonthill's Old Fashioned 4th of July 

Join us for this patriotic holiday with games, contests, and plenty of food!

Middletown Grange Fair

Enjoy free entertainment, attractions, vendors, and plenty of great food during this family-friendly fair in August.

  • New Hope Auto Show
  • Band at Peddler's Village Bluegrass & Blueberries

Peddler's Village Bluegrass & Blueberries

Have fun swaying to bluegrass & country music, while munching on sweet blueberry treats.

Peddler's Village Peach Month and Annual Sidewalk Sale

Enjoy various peach treats and sizzling savings in every shop.

Perkasie Borough's Under the Stars Car Show

More than 400 antique, classic and custom vehicles line Perkasie’s pretty, historic town center, drawing over 4,000 visitors from across the region.

Polish-American Festival at Our Lady of Czestochowa

All are welcome to this annual event to experience plenty of original crafts, food, and entertainment.

Tinicum Arts Festival at Tinicum Park

Get involved with this year's Arts Fest at Tinicum Park and discover new treasures made by local artists.

Upper Bucks Brewfest

More than 60 craft beers, local wineries, restaurants, vendors and entertainment highlight at the Quakertown Train Station.

  • Count at Sesame Place Spooktacular
  • Shady Brook Farm
FALL 

Annual Historic Bristol Day

Attend this free street fair filled with activities for the whole family, including a car show!

Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival

This family-friendly event offers a day of fun, culture and competition.

Bucks County Designer House and Gardens Tour

Admire the handy work of area designers as they transform a Bucks County home into something spectacular!

Doylestown Arts Festival

Join us in Doylestown's largest annual festival to eat great food, listen to live music and discover beautiful art.

Froehlich's Farm Fall Festival

Fall's not complete without a festival to celebrate the changing leaves, the chill in the air and, of course, Halloween!

Historic Fallsington Day

There will be endless entertainment, crafts, flea markets, tours, and food at this wonderful celebration. 

Peddler's Apple Weekend

Sample some of the area's best apple-themed treats, while enjoying this 18th Century shopping village.

  • Autumn Crisp apples at Apple Fest in Peddler's Village
  • Doylestown Arts Festival trees

Peddler's Scarecrow Competition & Display

See the scarecrows that local businesses and organizations create displayed throughout this quaint village. 

Perkasie Fall Festival

Scarecrow decorating, kids crafts, balloon twisting, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, entertainers, raffle, music, pumpkin decorating, food court, family games, tractor rides, pie eating contest, craft fair and more. 

Shady Brook Farm Fall Fest

Don't miss the farm's favorite time of year with wagon rides, pumpkin picking and lots more family fun!

Sleepy Hollow Hayride/House in the Hollow

Explore and uncover scary surprises that you'll never forget!

The Count's Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place Philadelphia

Bring the whole family to Sesame Place to experience some spooky and fun events!

Valley of Fear and Haunted Hayride

Get spooked on a ride through the darkest woods, and experience new thrills and attractions.

Village Renaissance Faire

The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds are transformed into the ultimate family festival with stories, history, crafts, entertainment and food.

  • Peddler's Village Holiday
  • Byers Choice, Ltd
WINTER 

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place Philadelphia 

Join your furry friends at Sesame Place for a holiday celebration event! 

Annual Washington's Christmas Day Crossing

Watch and participate in this reenactment with colonial-era games and more.

Holly Nights at Pennsbury Manor

Enjoy this celebration by candlelight with bonfires, carolers, tours and more!

New Hope-Lambertville Winter Festival

Head to this festival that features a parade, cook-off, concerts, food, and more!

  • Washington Crossing Re-enactment
  • Display at Festival of Trees in Pearl Buck

North Pole Express & Santa's Steam Spectacular on the New Hope Railroad

Come aboard for this magical journey to the North Pole this holiday season.

Pearl S. Buck Festival of Trees 

All are welcome to celebrate the holidays by touring more than a dozen beautifully decorated trees.

Perkasie Tree Lighting Ceremony

Perkasie’s community Tree Lighting Ceremony began in 1909 and is the oldest of its kind in the USA. Visiting families can enjoy entertainers, horse and carriage rides, choirs and carolers, food and live window dioramas!

Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show 

Experience the joy through a ride around the thoughtfully selected light show.

Vineyard Illumination

Light up the vines along the Bucks County Wine Trail! Each winery offers a selection of samples to taste and tours around their property.

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