Spring weather means festival season is here! With all of the great events coming up in Bucks County, you can festival hop just about every weekend. Here are a dozen festivals you'll want to check out this year.
Earth Day Celebration: Core Creek Park
When: Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 901 Bridgetown Pike, Langhorne, PA 19047
Listen to live music from DARIA Music, learn about recreation opportunities in area, and enjoy amazing food from Kush’s Sliders.
Newtown Earth Day: Newtown Middle School
When: Saturday, April 27th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:116 Richboro Newtown Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
Live music from local newtown bands, a wide variety of green vendors, and craft tables.
First Fridays on the Delaware in Historic Bristol Borough
When: May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2 and September 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Mill Street, Bristol
Bristol Borough’s First Friday family-friendly events are back on May 3. Each month, the community comes together for an evening of live music, vendors, arts & crafts, entertainment and food.
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Summer unWINEd Concerts at Shady Brook Farm
When: Fridays, May 3 through August 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley
Shady Brook Farm kicks off their Summer Concert Series in the beginning of May, giving you a taste of summer fun to come during spring. The weekly event is held on the Festival Field and features live music, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, local craft beer, food and tons of kids’ activities. The field opens at 5:30 so that you can come get comfortable before the music starts at 6. There is a $7.50 cover charge.
Washington Crossing Spring Brewfest
When: Saturday, May 4 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park – North, 1638 River Road, New Hope
The non-profit Friends of Washington Crossing Park is hosting its 9th annual Spring Brewfest, with all proceeds benefitting educational and historical programming in the park. Sample beers from more than 60 regional and national breweries (over 130 beers in total!), while enjoying live music and food vendors. This event sells out every year, so be sure to get your tickets ASAP.
Northampton Day 2019
When: Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 98 Upper Holland Road, Richboro (The former Richboro Middle School)
Join the community for a day of family fun! There will be more than 120 vendors, food trucks, rides and amusements and lots of free entertainment. Parking and admission are free.
NBA Welcome Day 2019
When: Sunday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Sycamore Street, Newtown
The Newtown Business Association calls this event “A Street Fair with Flair!” This annual festival features local artists, crafters and vendors, fun activities for the entire family, and tons of tasty eats along the street. Admission is free. The event is rain or shine.
Spring Into The Arts! Festival
When: Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Doylestown Branch Bucks County Free Library, 150 S. Pine Street, Doylestown
Stop by the Doylestown Library to celebrate the Arts Festival! There will be live dance, vocal and musical performances, face painting, live art demos, arts and crafts, food trucks and more.
Food Trucks at the Mansion
When: Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Drive, Levittown
Wear your stretchy pants and head to the Mansion! Historic Bolton Mansion will host a variety of food trucks such as Chuck’s BBQ, The Little Sicilian, The Chilly Banana and more. In addition, there will be vendors to shop, a DJ and activities for the kids. Admission is free, pay as you go.
First Annual Bucks County Food and Wine Festival
When: Friday, May 17 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem
Parx Casino is partnering with visitphilly.com and Visit Bucks County for the Inaugural Bucks County Food & Wine Festival. The event will take place over two days with tickets available for Friday night, Saturday or the weekend. Taste and sip your way through some of Bucks County’s best food, wine and brews. There will be live performances, tasting, judging and even a celebrity check cook-off. Chef Marc Murphy (world-renowned chef, restaurateur and Chopped judge) is the special guest. Purchase tickets and get more details here.
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Peddler’s Village 41st Annual Strawberry Festival
When: Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Routes 202 & 263, Lahaska
Celebrate berry season at Peddler’s Village! The weekend’s festivities include strawberry-themed food and beverages, live music, food trucks, kids’ activities and 70 artisans. There will be pie-eating contests at 3 p.m. both days. This event is rain or shine.
Spring Wine and Food Festival at Crossing Vineyards
When: Saturday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing
Enjoy an afternoon of sampling wine, beer, spirits and food! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the event. Purchase here.