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Father's Day in Bucks County

Whether your dad is a history buff, athletic adventure seeker or just looking for a good meal, Bucks County has something every father can enjoy.

  • Dad pushing son in bike parade during Fourth at Fonthill
  • Kayaking at Silver Lake Nature Center

Take a walk through the Mercer Museum and marvel at the artifacts of historian and archaeologist Henry Mercer. Kids can create a quilt square just for their special guy!

Treat Dad like the king he is and visit Fonthill Castle. Built in the early 20th century, the castle has more than 44 rooms and is ornately decorated with specially handcrafted tile.

Enjoy a summer day with your father at Washington Crossing Historic Park. See the spot where George Washington and his army famously crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night of 1776.


Paddle, climb or putt with dad on his special weekend. Take a walk on the adventurous side and bring Dad to the Doylestown Rock Gym and Adventure Center where you can hang out together on the walls and bond over this fun activity. 

Make the day a hole-in-one at one of many public golf courses in the area including, Neshaminy Valley, Bucks and Oxford Valley Golf Clubs.

Cool off from the heat with Bucks County River Country. Let your dad relax on a leisurely float down the Delaware in a single tube or raft or take the trip in a kayak or canoe. 

  • Free Will Brewing
  • Dad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey

Rock out with Dad at the Sellersville Theater, or get theatrical and take him to see a performance at the Morrisville Heritage Center.

Wander around the James A. Michener Art Museum. Housed in a former prison, the museum is home to the largest public collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.


If a craft brew is what he seeks, then look no further than Broken Goblet, Neshaminy Creek BrewingFree Will Brewing Company or any of the breweries on the Bucks County Ale Trail

Sip your way through Bucks County by visiting one of the many locally-owned wineries and vineyards. Have lunch, taste wine and tour the sweeping views at Crossing Vineyards

Toast to Dad at one of two locally owned and operated distilleriesDad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey offers whiskey drinkers the chance to learn about the distilling process and even see it up close during their one-hour tour. Or try Hewn Spirits' Shipmate Gold Rum during a tasting and private tour.

  • New Hope Railroad
  • Sesame Place father and daughter

Bring Dad on a tour of beautiful scenery through Bucks County's covered bridges and make sure to take the camera for a great photo opportunity! 

Take to the sky with Dad and the US Hot Air Balloon Team on mornings and afternoons from the Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm for a view that's unmatched.

If Dad is a train enthusiast, try the New Hope Railroad's Grapevine Express, a 50-minute tour with cheese and wine tasting in true first class luxury on the restored Parlor Car.

Dads are super heroes every day, so check out Sesame Place® where super dads can enjoy Father’s Day Fan Zone Festivities. Special meet & greets, photo opportunities, games and more.

Head over to Peddler's Village for dining specials, strolling and shopping!


Treat Dad to a meal he won't forget at one of many fine Bucks County restaurants. Dine for brunch or dinner at the Washington House Restaurant

Celebrate Father’s Day aboard the New Hope Railroad, complete with a BBQ lunch. Feast your eyes on a full-service local barbecue buffet before boarding a 1-hour ride on a beautifully appointed first-class parlor car.

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