2020 Virtual Doylestown Arts Festival
When: Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Your Home
Sadly, this annual event is cancelled this year, but you can still check out local artists virtually! Follow on Facebook and Instagram where they'll be sharing spotlights and more of local artists, musicians and more. Find out more HERE.
Falls Township Car Show
When: Saturday, September 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 9050 Mills Creek Road, Levittown
This year's annual Family Day event has been cancelled, but the Car Show portion is still on! Registration will be $15 on the day of the show if you'd like to participate.
Shady Brook Farm Fall Fest 2020
When: Wednesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067
Shady Brook Farm is always a popular destination this time of year! The 2020 version of Fall Fest looks a little different from the past, but there's still plenty of fun to be had! They're going back to basics with loads of old fashioned family fun: wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, apple picking in the apple orchard, and pick your own sunflowers + a sunflower stroll. (Be sure to bring your cameras/phones because there are new photo props this year!) The kids can cruise around their re-designed SBF 500 Tryke Track, play on the playground, Giant Jumping Pillow, Spider Web, & explore the huge Corn Maze. All included in the price of admission. They also have Gem Mining for an extra fee. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance.
Admission: Sept 11 – Oct 1: $10 weekdays, $12 weekends (weekend hours start Fri @ 5pm)
Oct 1 – Oct 31: $12 weekdays, $18 weekends (weekend hours start Fri @ 5pm)
Children under 24 months are free, all other guests need a ticket for admission.
Scarecrow Season at Peddler's Village
When: September 9 – October 31
Where: 2400 Street Road, New Hope
Peddler's Village is kicking off its 41st Annual Scarecrow Season with a property-wide display of scarecrows created by individuals and local businesses and organizations. While the traditional Festival is cancelled due to the pandemic, they will sill be hosting scarecrow-making workshops designed with safety in mind on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13 as well as Saturday, September 19 and 26. Get more details (and register) for the workshops at THIS link.
“Big Laughs on Campus” Virtual Comedy Series through Bucks County Community College
When: Third Thursday of every month, September through December – starting September 17 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Your computer!
Bucks County Community College invites you to get your “humor degree” with “Big Laughs on Campus.” Hosted by comedy veteran Marc Kaye, the series features nationally touring comedians who are now headlining directly from their couches. ickets are free, but Bucks County Community College will be providing links to various fundraising campaigns if you'd like to make a donation to help Bucks students. Find out more HERE.
Hellerick's Family Farm (Photo from Facebook)
Fall Fest at Hellerick’s Family Farm
When: Begins Friday, September 18
Where: 5500 N. Easton Road, Doylestown
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a great day of fun on the farm. General Admission includes entry to the 18 acre Adventure Farm area which includes Hayrides, 2 Corn mazes, Farm animals, 3 slides, Tractor Tire playground and 40+ activities for children and adults of all ages. Click HERE to see the activities included in the admission. Please wear masks upon entry and while on the hayride. Tickets are $12.99 per person. Reservations are required, and admission is limited to 3 hours. Children under 2 are free.
Award-winning mentalist Vinny DePonto
Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Mental Amusements Virtual Magic Show
When: Thursday, September 24 – Saturday, September 26
Where: Your Home!
Bristol Riverside Theatre heads into the fall with a brand new interactive magic show. The Bucks County culture staple is bringing award-winning Mentalist Vinny DePonto’s virtual show, Mental Amusements, into the audience's homes September 24-26. Two types of tickets are available for this show. There are Front Row Tickets that put audiences right into the action. Front Row Ticket holders can participate in the show and have their minds read. Front Row tickets cost $50. General Admission tickets allow audiences to watch the show and comment without being seen or heard. General Admission tickets cost $35. Tickets and more information are available online at brtstage.org or by calling the box office at 215-785-0100. More information about the show can also be found HERE.
Fall Festival at Quakertown Farmers Market & Flea Market
When: Saturday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 201 Station Road, Quakertown
While there are a few changes this year, this annual event is still happening! There will be a DJ, Exotic Animal Display from Peaceable Kingdom Petting Zoo (no petting this year), individually packaged crafts and pumpkin decorating for kids (FREE!), a clown, and more.
Froelich's Farm Fall Festival
When: September 27 – October 31; Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 3143 York Road, Furlong
Fall is not complete without a festival to celebrate the changing of the leaves, the chill in the air, and, of course, Halloween! The festival at Froehlich's Farm offers fun for all ages. This year, you will need to buy tickets for a specific time. Admission is $20 per person (under 24 months is free) and includes all festival activities such as corn maze, hayride, live music, The Cow Train, and more. Find out more HERE.
Longwood Gardens (Autumn’s Colors exhibit)
When: October 1-November 14; Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri = 10am-6pm; Fri-Sat = 10am-9pm, Closed Tuesdays.
Where: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Delight in the changing colors of the season and the great outdoors just miles outside of Montgomery County. Enjoy the gardens’ famed Main Fountain Garden performances and delight in the Garden Railway, a model train display located outdoors. Beginning on October 22, take in the Chrysanthemum Festival, as an ode to the Fall’s “crown jewel” of flowers, with thousands on display.
*TIP: For the best chance at catching the season’s prime and most vibrant foliage, the website suggests visiting in October!
Reservations are required (timed tickets) with masks worn and social distancing observed. Visit their website for more information and to reserve a time.
October Weekends at Snipes Farm & Education Center
When: October 3 – October 25; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville
Enjoy a day on the farm! The Big Barn Market will have farm fresh produce, pumpkins, fall decorations and yummy fall delicacies. Adventures abound on the farm, from the hay pyramid to the woods and trails. Explore the Land of Scarecrows. Find the perfect pumpkin in the patch. Visit the Old Time Farm Museum. Go on a scavenger hunt. Meet the animals, and more! You can even bring your own picnic lunch!.
Note that for the safety of guests and staff, you must wear masks at all times except for when eating at a designated picnic table. They will be limiting entry, which will be first come, first entry basis.
Fall Excursions on The New Hope Railroad
When: Saturdays and Sundays, October 3 through November 1
Where: 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope
All aboard for a day of history, leaf-peeping, and excitement! Take a peaceful ride on our beautifully restored railroad cars through the woods and hills of historic Bucks County. This round-trip excursion offers our guests a unique way to experience nature’s spectacular performance during this lovely season. Don’t be surprised if you spot some deer, fox, or wild turkey among the colorful autumn landscapes. Tickets must be purchased online.
Perkasie Scarecrow Display Contest and Self-Guided Scarecrow Tour
When: Entries due by October 15, Scarecrow Tour from October 17 – October 31
Where: Perkasie, zip code 18944
New in 2020, Perkasie’s Scarecrow Display Contest is a fun outdoor activity for the community and an opportunity to win a $500 donation for local non-profit organizations. The resulting Scarecrow Tour is a great way to entertain walkers and drivers around town.
Groups, families, individuals and businesses within the 18944 zip code area are invited to create Scarecrow Displays in one of 4 categories: Most Traditional, Most Creative, Most Impressive and “Positively Perkasie”. Entries must be accompanied by a photograph and are due by October 15th.
A timeline, entry forms and all the rules can be found HERE
Fall Craft Fair at Quakertown Farmers Market & Flea Market
When: Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18
Where: 201 Station Road, Quakertown
All vendors will be featuring handmade crafts, paintings, glass, jewelry, Fall & Christmas items and so much more! All vendors will be properly spaced to make sure everyone is stationed 6 feet apart to allow for safe vending and shopping.
Peddler's Village Apple Festival
When: November 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Peddlers Village, routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA 18931
Enjoy apple treats and take home a bushel fresh from the orchard! Artisans, live entertainment, food, children’s activities and more.
NOTE: According to the Peddler's Village WEBSITE, this event has not been finalized for 2020. Be sure to check if it has been confirmed.