Sponsored by The Dance Academy.

The Dance Academy (TDA) offers training for students of dance with exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. They believe dance should be both an educational and an inspirational experience. Each dancer is unique, and TDA aims to ensure he or she reaches their maximum potential. They offer several dance classes and programs for students of all ages. TDA's dance classes are designed to help each child develop strong core techniques and artistic talent. They offer toddler dance, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, creative dance, theater dance, and tumbling. The students at The Dance Academy range from 2 ½ to young adults. Their goal is for their dancers to have fun, develop their creative expression, and of course, get much-needed exercise. TDA's instructors teach age-appropriate dance skills for each age level.

TDA has been offering professional dance training with a personal touch for over 30 years, instilling the love of dance to students under the creative direction of Miss Donnajean Kline and staffed by a group of highly-trained instructors. Their dance season starts in September. Please visit our website at www.thedanceacademybuckscounty.com for more information about programs and classes offered throughout this fall. 

The autumn season has arrived in Bucks County. It's time for cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks, crisp air, hot apple cider and beautifully colored leaves. The scenic roads of Bucks County are even more enchanting this time of year. Our 2021 Fall Guide details everything you need to know about what's happening this season. Find fall festivals, apple orchards, halloween events, retail specials and more.








Shady Brook Farm Fall Fest 2021

When: September 11 – October 31, specific dates and times available on the website
Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067

It's the best time of the year at Shady Brook Farm. Fall Fest at Shady Brook Farm includes wagon rides, a 5 acre corn maze, sunflowers, apple and pumpkin picking, live music on the weekends, bonfires and more festival activities. This year, experience the all new Eerie Illuminations light show, staring on September 24th. Visit the barn yard animals, indulge in spooky snacks, jump on the jumping pillow, crawl around on the spider web and race around the all new re-designed track on pedal go carts.

Scarecrows in the Village

When: September 6 – October 30
Where: Peddler's Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope, PA

For the last 42 years, Scarecrows in the Village has been an autumn tradition in Bucks County. For eight weeks, one hundred scarecrows line the pathways of Peddler's Village. Some are inspired by famous characters, some are scary, but all of them are handmade by Philadelphia-area residents and organizations. Visitors are invited to vote on their favorite scarecrows and the creators of the winning scarecrows will receive prizes.

Fall Festival at Hellerick's Family Farm

When: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm daily, starting September 16th
Where: 5500 N. Easton Road, Doylestown, PA

Hellerick's Family Farm Fall Festival begins on September 16th. Last admission is at 5 pm and last hayride is at 5:30 pm. Bring your family and friends out for a fun day on the farm. General admission includes entry to the 18 acre Adventure Farm area, which includes a hayride, 2 corn mazes, farm animals, 3 slides, tractor tire playground and 40+ activities for children and adults of all ages.

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Froehlich's Farm Fall Festival

When: Saturdays & Sundays, 10 am – 4 pm, 10/2 – 10-31, Select Friday Nights, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: 3143 York Road, Furlong, PA

Froehlich's Fall Festival is the perfect fall adventure for all ages. General admission is $12 per guest and an activity pass is $22 per guest. The festival includes pick-your-own pumpkin patch, live music, bonfires + s'mores, cut out boards, hay maze, scarecrows and tractors, family photo opportunities, great food, home baked goods, local brews and more.

The Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival

When: October 22, 4 – 10 pm, October 23, 6 – 10 pm, October 24, 6 – 8 pm
Where: 1000 Airport Lane, Slatington, PA

Experience the night sky filled with an array of colors that glow against the Slatington Airport. There will be family-style rides, games, an exclusive beer garden, fair foods, fireworks and more.

Snipes Farm Fall Harvest Fun

When: October 2021 – Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, Sundays 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA

Fall Harvest Fun at Snipes Farm takes place for the month of October on Saturdays and Sundays. The fun includes pumpkins, apples, cider, hay pyramids, farm animals and other fun activities for families and children. Walk the nature trail, play on the playgrounds, pick your own pumpkins and complete the wooden and straw bale maze.

Solebury Orchards

When: Thursday – Sunday, 9 am – 6 pm
Where: 3325 Creamery Road, New Hope, PA

Apple picking season has begun at Solebury Orchards in New Hope. The season runs from August 20 – November 7. There are many different varieties to choose from. During weekends in September, October and the first weekend of November, there are wagon rides through the orchards for apple picking. All pick-your-own fruit is priced by the pound for whatever you pick. The orchards are open rain or shine.

Styer Orchard

When: 9 am – 6 pm, closed on Mondays
Where: 97 Styers Lane, Langhorne, PA

Pick your own apples at Styer Orchard in Langhorne. You must purchase what you pick and it's recommended to call before you come to check for availability.

Manoff Market Gardens

When: Labor Day to October 31
Where: 97 Styers Lane, Langhorne, PA

From Labor Day to October 31, Manoff Market Gardens has up to 25 varieties of apples in the market, fresh pressed cider and 6 varieties of pears. You can also purchase gift baskets to include hard cider. The Cidery is open every Thursday afternoon and evening and Friday and Saturday afternoons. Bring some friends, sit by the fire, play games and bring a lunch or dinner to go with your cider.

Linvilla Orchards

When: September 11 – November 7
Where: Linvilla Orchards, 137 West Knowlton Road, Media, PA

In 1971, the late matriarch of the family-run Linvilla Orchards, Peg Linvill, won first place at the Philadelphia Horticulture Society's Harvest Show. The display was brought back to the farm where the family sold pumpkins for years and Pumpkinland was born. It's a beautiful fall destination for families in the Philadelphia area. It's opening this weekend, September 11th and will remain open until November 7th. Linvilla offers a variety of autumn magic activites including hayrides, pick-your-own apples, and mazes. On select dates there will be autumn moon hayrides and a full moon hayride on October 20th. Check the website for more information.

Shady Brook Farm Pick-Your-Own

When: Open for fall season – check website for updates
Where: Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA 19067

Pick-Your-Own apple has begun at Shady Brook Farm. You'll find a variety of apples including Honeycrisp, Gala, Daybreak Fuji and Crimson Crisp. They're all $1.49/lb and there will be even more of a variety throughout the season.

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular

When: September 18 through November 7
Where: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA

Come in costume and celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place! The park will be transformed into a family-friendly Halloween haven and guests will enjoy trick-or-treating around the park, Halloween-themed shows, an interactive Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, pumpkin decorating, swinging, flying, and cruising on Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and unique photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume on their Halloween-themed floats!

Sleepy Hollow Hayride/House in the Hollow

When: Opens September 25 and runs throughout the Halloween Season
Where: Sleepy Hollow, 881 Highland Rd., Newtown, PA

Venture down into THE HOLLOW through the abandoned gardens and deep into the winding crypts and catacombs deep beneath the manor. An expansive cemetery and dark woods provide bone-chilling frights at every turn.

Dare to enter the gates of THE FIELD and wander through the ruins of a bewitched village haunted by ghosts of the outlaws and outcasts that lived there in the 1800’s. Continue through the deserted section of the farm no longer in use after the tragic events of the past. This year, they are selling a limited number of tickets for each half hour to maintain safe capacity and eliminate long wait times.

Haunted Trails 

When: October 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: Bucks County Audubon Society Visitor Center, 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope, PA

Visit the haunted, jack-o-lantern lit trails at Bucks Audubon. This is a fun and family-friendly event, perfect for kids ages 4-14, but definitely can be enjoyed by all. Groups go out onto the trails roughly every 30 minutes. While you wait for the next group, enjoy storytelling around the campfire, Halloween crafts, face-painting, seasonal refreshments and more at the Education Center. Register here.

Ghost Tours of New Hope

When: Month of October
Where: Corner of Main and Ferry, by the Benjamin Perry Mansion, New Hope

Don't disappoint our ghosts by missing out on their stories! Head out on ghost tours of New Hope on Saturday nights at 8:00. Meet at the corner of Main and Ferry by the Benjamin Parry mansion.

Sponsored by Witt Pilates.

Witt Pilates offers a diverse line-up of fitness and cardio classes including Reformer, Tower, Barre, Circuit, Spin, Chair and traditional Mat classes. They offer over 100 classes per week to meet your fitness needs and will continue to expand. Patty Witt has taken her studies and incorporated her own understanding of the Pilates discipline and made a name for herself in the fitness world.  A talented and highly educated professional, Patty will challenge you to reach your potential. Come experience her classes that have a classical tone and will teach you body awareness, build your strength and your confidence.

Classes are led with your physical ability in mind.“My goal is to provide a fun, high energy atmosphere for working out – whether newbie or seasoned pro, whether in Pilates or spin cycling, … have fun, be comfortable, work to your own level of physical ability. If you’re having fun, you are more likely to keep it up… and being in good shape is so important for good physical and mental health.”   https://wittpilates.com/

Radiance Spa

Radiance Spa at the Bucks Club, 2600 York Road, Jamison, PA
(215) 343-0350, Ext. 6


Radiance Spa is a hidden gem located at the beautiful Bucks Club.  Treat yourself to one of their restorative treatments in a relaxing atmosphere.  Select from their full menus of therapeutic massages, award-winning facials, hydrating body treatments or beauty enhancements.   Bring your significant other and enjoy a couples massage in the romantic suite with complimentary champagne.  Professional therapists and estheticians will customize your treatments to provide you with the best experience.

Fall is a great time to rejuvenate your skin after the summer heat and sun.  Radiance Spa is one of the exclusive spas to offer treatments and skin care from world-renowned Biologique Recherche.  You can have your skin diagnosed with the Skin Instant Lab consisting of 5 scientific measurement probes (hydration, insensible water loss, elasticity, pigmentation, sebumetry) connected to a computer running Biologique Recherche’s diagnostic and analysis software.

Spa parties with complimentary wine and refreshments are fun for girlfriend get-togethers, birthdays, bachelorette parties.  Enjoy discounted monthly treatments with spa membership.  Visit the website for spa specials.  You can purchase gift cards or book appointments online.

Shop DaivasShop.com for skincare products for your at-home treatments.

Pennsylvania Pain & Spine Institute

When: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Downtown Quakertown, 314 W Broad Street, Quakertown, PA

Stay Active with PA Pain & Spine at the Autumn Alive! Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for this local fall festival! In addition to fun fall activities and many local vendors, the Pennsylvania Pain and Spine Institute team will be attending the Quakertown Autumn Alive Fall Festival to answer your questions about staying active, injuries, chronic pain, medical marijuana, acupuncture and more!

Get excited for activities, information, giveaways and the ability to purchase hemp-derived CBD on site to aid in your daily discomforts and overall health! Visit www.pennpain.com for more information!

Lace Silhouettes Lingerie

Peddler's Village Shop #30, Lahaska, PA
(215) 794-3545

Feel-Good Fall Fashion // A cozy UGG oasis awaits at Lace Silhouettes Lingerie! Satisfy your cozy cravings in head-to-toe UGG this fall! Lace Silhouettes Lingerie has unveiled “The UGG Shop” with an expanded selection of all their UGG best-sellers for men and women. From iconic slippers and boots, to soft and stylish loungewear, there’s something for everyone! It’s feel-good fashion, and the perfect companion for all the bonfires, pumpkin picking and apple cider sipping we’ve all been waiting for. Lace Silhouettes Lingerie, your cozy headquarters!

Newtown Athletic Club

120 Pleasant Run, Newtown PA
(215) 968-0600

To keep your family active & social this fall, make a visit to the Newtown Athletic Club! NAC Kids Fitness fall session begins Monday, September 13th, with a new variety of fitness classes for all! Kids Fitness classes operate drop-in style, with a reservation required via the NAC app. Unlimited drop-in classes are included in a Family Membership. NAC Kids Fitness classes are designed to welcome children ages 1-12 to a fun and enriching environment to explore their new and existing interests, as well as promote exercise at an early age. What’s new this fall? Bounce boot camp, aerial yoga, zumba dance, spin, six-zone HIIT training, yoga & more. Learn about Kids Fitness: https://newtownathletic.com/kids-fitness-classes

Gannon Insurance Agency

Gannon Insurance Agency- where customer needs come first! Gannon Insurance Agency is your Independent, one-stop insurance center for Auto, Home, Business & Life Insurance. Insurance doesn't have to be complicated, but it is not do-it-yourself either. The team of Protection Advisors at the Gannon Agency will take the time to help determine what coverage(s) you need, and what you do not and they’ll do the work to find you the right policies and make sure that there are no Gaps in your coverage and do so at the most competitive price. The Gannon Insurance Agency is an award-winning, local insurance Agency serving Bucks County, Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Call 215-891-9990 or go online to www.gannonagency.com, to Compare and $AVE!!!

Plumsteadville Inn

5902 Easton Road, Pipersville, PA

The Plumsteadville Inn or “The Plum” as it has been known by, has been a Bucks County Landmark since 1751.  Fully renovated in 2012, the Plum has been thriving since.  Offering a variety of dining options and private party facilities we have the luxury of being able to handle parties of all sizes.  Happy hour is offered Mon-Fri with $1 off drinks and 1/2 priced appetizers.  Don't forget Best of Bucks Sunday Brunch, & even overnight Lodging.  Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, book your reservation on Open Table (highly recommended), or check us out on the The knot or Airbnb. The Plum has it all and is the place for any occasion. And be sure to try something delicious from their Fall Drink Menu!

Harvest Mule with Captain Morgan // Apple Cinnamon Old Fashion with Jim Beam Black // Spiced Pomegranite Margarita with Sauza Tequila // Pumpkin Pick Me Up – A pumpkin flavored espresso martini // Carmel Apple Martini with Caramel vodka

“Burgers & Beer, Lobster & Cheer!”

Steam Pub

606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA
(215) 942-6468

Steam Pub in Southampton is a pub-style restaurant that was a former train station connecting the Bucks County suburb to the rest of the country and allowing Southampton to thrive economically. Steam Pub just released their fall drink menu. A few of the drinks include the Pumpkin Pie Martini, Apple Pie Martini, Spiced Cranberry Mule, Spiked Apple Cider, Maple Cinnamon Latte and more. Steam Pub's Halloween Party is Saturday, October 30th from 10 pm – 2 am. There will be a costume contest, drink specials and no cover.


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