Bucks County
Scarecrow Festival at Peddler's Village

ANNUAL EVENTS

No matter what time of year, Bucks County always has something exciting for you to discover - just check out our Events Calendar! Float along the shimmering Delaware River in the hot summer sun, sip some wine on a cool fall afternoon, get in the holiday spirit with a performance at one of Bucks County's fine theaters or thaw out with a spring festival.

  • Peddler's Village Strawberry Festival
  • New Hope PrideFest 2019
SPRING 

• Annual Bristol Antique Auto Show - On the first Sunday of May, see custom and classic American and foreign cars on display in Bristol during the longest running antique car show in Bucks County. 

• Arts Alive! - Have a look around at some of the area's finest artists, along with original crafts.

AOY Art Center's "Our Towns Through Artists' Eyes" - Observe Yardley and Newtown artists paint in this Plein Air event, then see their work on display after winners have been drawn.

• Bucks County Designer House and Gardens Tour - Admire the handiwork of area designers as they transform a Bucks County home into something spectacular!

• NBA Welcome Day-The Street Fair with Flair -Artists, crafters, vendors and fun activities for the whole family fill Sycamore Street in Newtown.

• New Hope Pride - Come celebrate diversity during festivities such as a cocktail competition and iconic flag unfurling during this month-long celebration in an artsy and LGBTQ+ friendly town.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Flea Market-Craft Fair in the Park - Crafters, vendors, organizations, household items and more are featured at this fun event in Silver Lake Nature Center. 

• 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 Garden Tour - Join us for this kid-friendly and self-guided tour through vibrant Bucks County Gardens.

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

• Peddler's Village Bluegrass & Blueberries Festival - Have fun swaying to bluegrass & country music, while munching on sweet blueberry treats.

• Peddler's Village Peach Festival and Annual Sidewalk Sale - Enjoy various peach treats and sizzling savings in every shop.

Perkasie Borough's Under the Stars Car Show - Over 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.

• 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 Month - 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 Festival - 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 - 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: Where the Holidays Begin in Bucks County
WINTER 

• A Very Furry Christmas and Furry & Bright Christmas Drive-Through at Sesame Place - 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.

• Grand Illumination Celebration at Peddler's Village - Start off your holiday season with the light display ceremony switched on by Santa himself.

• 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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