Family Friendly Events This Weekend in Bucks County

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Hearthside

The whole family can enjoy family-friendly activities this weekend in Bucks County! Start off with an outdoor summer concert followed by the 41st Annual Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village. See New Hope ablaze in color or stop by Parx Casino® for the First Annual Bucks County Food & Wine Festival!

Here is list of events around Bucks County:

Friday, May 17

First Annual Bucks County Food & Wine Festival

Parx Casino® will be hosting the best chefs, restaurants, wineries and breweries in Bucks County and beyond to participate in a celebration of delicious food, fine wine and local brews. The Inaugural Bucks County Food & Wine Festival at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino® will include a special guest appearance by world-renowned chef, restaurateur, and judge on The Food Network’s hit TV show Chopped, Chef Marc Murphy.

When: May 17-18, 6 – 10 p.m.
Where: Xcite Center, Parx Casino®
Cost: Friday $50

44th Bucks County Designer House & Gardens House Tour

To fully enjoy the Bucks County Designer House & Gardens, please allow at least two hours to tour the houses and gardens.  We encourage you to wear comfortable footwear without spiked heels.

When: May 17-19, 12 - 4pm
Where: Peppermint Farm
Cost: $35

Full Moon Night Hike Campfire

Join us for a special night on the Silver Lake Trails after dark! We’ll begin our hike at the Visitors’ Building and make our way over to the Earthship to finish with a campfire and marshmallows!

When: May 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Silver Lake Nature Center
Cost: $10

Summer UnWINEd Concert

You know it’s almost summer when Shady Brook Farm begins their Summer UnWINEd Concert Series! Come for a night of fun with live music, locally brewed craft beer, Rose Bank Winery wine, signature cocktails, and great food. Children are welcome, with fun activities provided.

When: May 17, 5:30 – 10 p.m.
Where: Shady Brook Farm
Cost: $7.50

Summer Concert Series

Bring the whole family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or PA craft beers.  Wine & beer is available for purchase by the flight (6 select wines and 4 select beer samples), glass or bottle of wine. Come hungry!

When: May 17, 6 - 9 p.m.
Where: The Market at DelVal
Cost: $4

Dial “M” for Murder

Dial "M" for Murder is a timeless masterpiece of nail-biting suspense. Tony believes he has plotted the perfect crime. When the tables are turned, however, Tony will stop at nothing to make sure his plans succeed. The play that inspired Hitchcock’s classic film weaves an ever-tightening web of danger and deception that will keep you hooked from the start all the way up to the breathtaking final curtain.

When: May 17 at 8 p.m. (opening night!)
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: Varies

Saturday, May 18

First Annual Bucks County Food & Wine Festival

Parx Casino® will be hosting the best chefs, restaurants, wineries and breweries in Bucks County and beyond to participate in a celebration of delicious food, fine wine and local brews. The Inaugural Bucks County Food & Wine Festival at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino® will include a special guest appearance by world-renowned chef, restaurateur, and judge on The Food Network’s hit TV show Chopped, Chef Marc Murphy.

When: May 17-18, 12 – 6 p.m.
Where: Xcite Center, Parx Casino
Cost: Saturday $75

Arts Alive!

Presented by Quakertown Alive, this festival presents visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of our popular fine arts show. Artisans, local businesses, and community organizations will be out along Broad Street from Hellertown Avenue to Fourth Street to delight and entertain visitors.

When: May 18, 10 - 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Quakertown
Cost: Free

Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Book Tour

The Bucks County Recorder of Deeds office invites the public to their Book Tour at the Bucks County Visitor's Center.  This book tour consists of recently preserved deed books dating back to 1684 and the presentation will walk you through the preservation process and what the Recorder of Deeds office has done to keep these records safe from further deterioration.

When: May 18, 2p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Cost: Free

Food Tour: Exploring Lambertville & New Hope

Lambertville and New Hope are full of history and culture on both sides of the Delaware River. Come enjoy a guided walking tour of these two cities while getting to enjoy the views, the shopping and of course, the food! The tour duration is about three hours with about 2 miles of walking.

When: May 18, 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Delaware River Towns Visitor Center
Cost: $60

Full Moon Kayaking

We will start at the edge of Silver Lake at Silver Lake Park, in Bristol, PA. Once in the water, we will travel up Silver Lake into Magnolia Lake, where we will dock on the island in the middle of Magnolia Lake. On the island, we will start a camp fire and roast marshmallows. After all the marshmallows are gone, we will embark on our journey back, letting the moonlight guide our way.

When: May 18, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Silver Lake
Cost: $35

Spring Wine & Food Festival

Enjoy samples of wine, beer, spirits, food...and much, much more! Drinks, cheese boards and selected food items available for purchase. No outside food or beverages permitted. 

When: May 18, 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards Winery
Cost: $20

41st Annual Strawberry Festival

Celebrate berry sweet traditions at the Peddler’s Village 41st Annual Strawberry Festival! Indulge in a weekend of Strawberry Treats & Eats and Family Fun.

When: May 18-19, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village
Cost: Free

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works’ Tile Festival

Decorative tiles galore! Find the perfect, unique handcrafted tile or mosaic for a gift, wall decor, back-splash, countertop or flooring from among over 30 contemporary tile artisans from across the country at this two day show and sale on the grounds of the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works.

When: May 18-19, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
Cost: $6

The Art of Oscar

Join the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County and Highland Farm for the Art of Oscar, a unique celebration and competition. Artists are invited to create works inspired by Oscar Hammerstein’s life, his music, his service, and his home, and submit them for awards and exhibition.

When: May 18, 12 – 4 p.m.
Where: Highland Farm
Cost: Free

New Hope Celebrates’ PrideFest

The Pride Parade begins at 11:30 a.m., crossing the bridge to New Hope from Lambertville. Pride Fair begins at 12:00 p.m. and features local artists, retailers, and LGBTQ+ owned and operated professional services.

When: May 18-19, 11:30 – 11 p.m.
Where: New Hope
Cost: Free

44th Bucks County Designer House & Gardens House Tour

To fully enjoy the Bucks County Designer House & Gardens, please allow at least two hours to tour the houses and gardens.  We encourage you to wear comfortable footwear without spiked heels.

When: May 17-19, 12-4p.m.
Where: Peppermint Farm
Cost: $35

Dial “M” for Murder

Dial "M" for Murder is a timeless masterpiece of nail-biting suspense. Tony believes he has plotted the perfect crime. When the tables are turned, however, Tony will stop at nothing to make sure his plans succeed. The play that inspired Hitchcock’s classic film weaves an ever-tightening web of danger and deception that will keep you hooked from the start all the way up to the breathtaking final curtain.

When: May 18 at 2 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: Varies

Sunday, May 19

First Annual Bucks County Food & Wine Festival

Parx Casino® will be hosting the best chefs, restaurants, wineries and breweries in Bucks County and beyond to participate in a celebration of delicious food, fine wine and local brews. The Inaugural Bucks County Food & Wine Festival at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino® will include a special guest appearance by world-renowned chef, restaurateur, and judge on The Food Network’s hit TV show Chopped, Chef Marc Murphy.

When: May 17-18, 12 – 6 p.m.
Where: Xcite Center, Parx Casino
Cost: Saturday $75

Arts Alive!

Presented by Quakertown Alive, this festival presents visitors with the opportunity to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of our popular fine arts show. Artisans, local businesses, and community organizations will be out along Broad Street from Hellertown Avenue to Fourth Street to delight and entertain visitors.

When: May 18, 10 - 4 p.m.
Where: Downtown Quakertown
Cost: Free

Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Book Tour

The Bucks County Recorder of Deeds office invites the public to their Book Tour at the Bucks County Visitor's Center.  This book tour consists of recently preserved deed books dating back to 1684 and the presentation will walk you through the preservation process and what the Recorder of Deeds office has done to keep these records safe from further deterioration.

When: May 18, 2p.m.
Where: Bucks County Visitor Center
Cost: Free

Food Tour: Exploring Lambertville & New Hope

Lambertville and New Hope are full of history and culture on both sides of the Delaware River. Come enjoy a guided walking tour of these two cities while getting to enjoy the views, the shopping and of course, the food! The tour duration is about three hours with about 2 miles of walking.

When: May 18, 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Delaware River Towns Visitor Center
Cost: $60

Full Moon Kayaking

We will start at the edge of Silver Lake at Silver Lake Park, in Bristol, PA. Once in the water, we will travel up Silver Lake into Magnolia Lake, where we will dock on the island in the middle of Magnolia Lake. On the island, we will start a campfire and roast marshmallows. After all the marshmallows are gone, we will embark on our journey back, letting the moonlight guide our way.

When: May 18, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Silver Lake
Cost: $35

Spring Wine & Food Festival

Enjoy samples of wine, beer, spirits, food...and much, much more! Drinks, cheese boards and selected food items available for purchase. No outside food or beverages permitted. 

When: May 18, 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: Crossing Vineyards Winery
Cost: $20

41st Annual Strawberry Festival

Celebrate berry sweet traditions at the Peddler’s Village 41st Annual Strawberry Festival! Indulge in a weekend of Strawberry Treats & Eats and Family Fun.

When: May 18-19, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village
Cost: Free

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works’ Tile Festival

Decorative tiles galore! Find the perfect, unique handcrafted tile or mosaic for a gift, wall decor, back-splash, countertop or flooring from among over 30 contemporary tile artisans from across the country at this two day show and sale on the grounds of the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works.

When: May 18-19, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
Cost: $6

The Art of Oscar

Join the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County and Highland Farm for the Art of Oscar, a unique celebration and competition. Artists are invited to create works inspired by Oscar Hammerstein’s life, his music, his service, and his home, and submit them for awards and exhibition.

When: May 18, 12 – 4 p.m.
Where: Highland Farm
Cost: Free

New Hope Celebrates’ PrideFest

The Pride Parade begins at 11:30 a.m., crossing the bridge to New Hope from Lambertville. Pride Fair begins at 12:00 p.m. and features local artists, retailers, and LGBTQ+ owned and operated professional services.

When: May 18-19, 11:30 – 11 p.m.
Where: New Hope
Cost: Free

44th Bucks County Designer House & Gardens House Tour

To fully enjoy the Bucks County Designer House & Gardens, please allow at least two hours to tour the houses and gardens.  We encourage you to wear comfortable footwear without spiked heels.

When: May 17-19, 12-4p.m.
Where: Peppermint Farm
Cost: $35

Dial “M” for Murder

Dial "M" for Murder is a timeless masterpiece of nail-biting suspense. Tony believes he has plotted the perfect crime. When the tables are turned, however, Tony will stop at nothing to make sure his plans succeed. The play that inspired Hitchcock’s classic film weaves an ever-tightening web of danger and deception that will keep you hooked from the start all the way up to the breathtaking final curtain.

When: May 18 at 2 p.m.
Where: Bucks County Playhouse
Cost: Varies

Sunday, May 19

Rubber Ducky Regatta

Hundreds of Rubber Duckies float 1/4 mile down the Neshaminy Creek in a race to the finish line! First four ducks across the finish line win cash prize for their ticketholders.

When: May 19, 1– 3 p.m.
Where: Kemper Park
Cost: $5 / Ducky

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works’ Tile Festival

Decorative tiles galore! Find the perfect, unique handcrafted tile or mosaic for a gift, wall decor, back-splash, countertop or flooring from among over 30 contemporary tile artisans from across the country at this two-day show and sale on the grounds of the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works.

When: May 18-19, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
Cost: $6

*info & photo courtesy of www.visitbuckscounty.com

 

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This is timely information to share with area residents and visitors.

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