There are so many ways to enjoy the weekend in Bucks County! Here are our picks for things to do May 17-May 19. For even more, visit our Event Calendar.
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. Read more about the event here.
Amy's Ride Run Walk Against Pancreatic Cancer
When: Saturday, May 18 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Krupp Park, 4th and Mill Street, Quakertown
Help raise money to fund pancreatic cancer research! Choose from one of 4 events: 5K Fun Walk (pet and family friendly), 5K Run (timed run on closed streets and paved park path), 24 Mile Bide Ride, or 42-Mile Bike Ride.
The event has a festival atmosphere with DJ, entertainment, a strolling magician, 3D and interactive chalk art, prizes, raffles and more! Sign up here.
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.
New Hope/Lambertville PrideFest Parade and Festival
When: Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m.
Where: Begins in Lambertville and crosses over the bridge to New Hope
Drawing more than 15,000 people every year, New Hope Celebrates joins together the LGBT friendly towns of Lambertville and New Hope with a week of festivities, culminating with the parade and festival. There are marching bands, floats, local artists and more.
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.
24th Annual Rubber Ducky Regatta
When: Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m.
Where: Kemper Park, 905 Valley Road, Warminster
Parks & Rec and Citadel present this hilarious family event for its 24th consecutive year. Rubber Duckies float ¼ mile down the Neshaminy Creek to compete in a race to the finish line. First 4 ducks to cross the finish win a cash prize. Official ducky number tickets may be purchased online or at Citadel on Street Road, the [email protected], and Library. Tickets are $5 per duck or 5 ducks for $20. You do not need to be present to win!
PRIZES: 1st – $200 / 2nd -$150 / 3rd – $100/ 4th – $50
Join Park & Rec for the “JUST DUCKY PICNIC” prior to the Rubber Ducky Regatta. Bring a picnic lunch and Park & Rec will supply dessert with help from Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, A-1 Pest Control, and Rita’s Water Ice.
4th Annual Kite Day at Fonthill Castle
When: Sunday, May 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: 525 E. Court Street, Doylestown
Join the Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society at Fonthill Castle for this spectacular spring event! Learn to build and fly a kite with Clifford “The Kiteman” Quinn.
Admission to the event is $5 per family, which includes a kite presentation by Mr. Quinn at 1 p.m. in Fonthill Castle’s tent. Bring your own kite to fly or reserve a kite to build and decorate at an additional $5 per kite! A limited number of kites will be available.
All payment will be collected the day of the event by cash or check. Register here. This program is a fundraiser, sponsored by the Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society. All proceeds will support future programs at the Mercer Museum and Library & Fonthill Castle.