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Close to Home: Fall Fun in and near Yardley, PA

By September 16, 2021Insurance

Yardley PA, a quaint borough in Bucks County, might be small, but it’s buzzing with activities this fall. Here is a list of upcoming fall activities in Yardley and the close-by area that you and the family can enjoy. And even though it may not technically be fall yet, it doesn’t mean you can’t start having fun!

Yardley Harvest Day – September 18

On the 18th of September, the Yardley Harvest Day will be held from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This tradition is prevalent and cherished by the whole Borough. The event will take place along E. College Avenue, S. Bell, Canal Street, and the field adjacent to Fitzgerald Sommer Funeral Home. The event is locked in no matter the weather, and Downtown Yardley Borough can’t wait to welcome you. 

The Harvest Day will tickle everyone’s fancy and the majority of the fun is family-orientated. There will be a wide variety of:

  • Food stalls
  • Civic and local businesses and groups
  • Handmade artwork and crafts
  • Live music
  • Other entertainment

It has evolved from a small, local Yardley event to a phenomenal and well-planned, popular event that can be marked on your calendar as definitely not one to miss.

8th Annual Run Now Wine Later 5K & Wine Festival – September 19

On the 19th of September, the 8th annual Run Now Wine Later 5K & Wine Festival will take place in New Hope from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The day will start with the 5 kilometers run through the streets of New Hope. While getting your heart pumping, you will fall in love with this alluring and historic town, but the views will leave you breathless. Once all the runners finish their race at the entrance of the Bucks County Playhouse, then the food and wine tasting festival will kick-off.

All participants of the 5-kilometer run that finishes will get a quality race shirt and custom Finisher Medal to commemorate the event. Registration for runners is closed, but don’t worry you can still get yourself a festival ticket!

Free Food Truck FallFest And Movie – September 25

On the 25th of September, you can experience a free event at C&N Amphitheater, 425 Wells Road, Doylestown. The event starts at 19:00. Come and indulge in great good, lots of fun, body rocking music, and a movie (Addams Family). 

British Car Show And Pooches And Polo – September 25

Also, on the 25th of September starting 2:00 PM, Tinicum Park Polo will go to the dogs. Enter your pooch in the competition. A variety of categories available:

  • Most glamorous
  • Bet costume
  • Pet tricks
  • Most obedient
  • Least obedient
  • Best tail wagging
  • Best vocal performance
  • Most mysterious heritage 
  • Best multiples

The Amazing Drive-Thru Pumpkin Carve – October 6 – 10

Take your family for a drive through Woosley Park to see 40 amazing, colossal carved pumpkins! The Amazing Drive-Thru Pumpkin Carve runs from Wednesday, October 6th through Sunday, October 10th. Sounds like a great way to get into the spirit of Halloween!

Self Guided Walking Tour of Tyler Park – October 9 & 10

This year, the annual Self Guided Walking Tour of Tyler Park will be held on both Saturday, October 9th and Sunday, October 10th, beginning at 10:00 AM on both days. You’ll be guided through historic properties and farmhouses across the Tyler State Park grounds. At the beginning of each day, there will be representatives from both the Newtown Historic Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources available to answer your questions!

Crafts in the Meadow at Tyler State Park – October 16 & 17

This year on October 16th and 17th, you can browse the fine art and crafts being showcased at the Crafts in the Meadow show at Tyler State Park. At the show, you’ll find

  • Over 100 fine artisans
  • Demonstrations
  • Life music
  • Great food
  • Activities for the kids
  • AND a beer garden hosted by Warwick Farm Brewing!

You can visit the show on Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM and on Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Olde Langhorne Harvest Day – October 30

The 30th of October will mark the 14th anniversary of the community favorite event, the Olde Langhorne Harvest Day. It will start at 11:00 till 3:00. Fun for young and old, the day will have:

  • Moon bounce
  • Live music
  • Fire trucks
  • Food vendors
  • Craft fair
  • Children activities
  • Costume parade – prizes for winners

This much-anticipated event is organized by the Langhorn Business. 

Scarecrows In The Village – September 6 through October 30

From the 6th of September till the 30th of October, the famous scarecrow display will be hosted in Peddler’s Village. So book your spot in the workshops during 11th-12th and 18th-25th September to make your own scarecrow and take it home with you as a souvenir. In addition, you will enjoy the epic Scarecrow Competition and Display, which is front and center along the pathways of the Village. 

Apple Weekend at Peddler’s Village – November 6 & 7

The much anticipated Peddler’s Village 47th Annual Apple Festival will occur from the 6th to the 7th November from 10:00 to 18:00 daily. In addition, the Peddler’s Village shops will be open on Saturday till 8:00 PM. The event is held outdoors and:

  • Admission is free
  • Most parking spaces are free
  • Pay as you go on all food and attractions

Snipes Outdoor Farm Market – Saturdays through November

On all Saturdays through November, Snipes Farm in Morrisville hosts an outdoor farmers market at The Big Red Barn open to the public – rain or shine! You can stop by anytime between 9 AM and 1 PM. There are even animals and a playground! Sure to entertain the kids for at least a few hours while you pick up some fresh finds!

Ghost Tours

Starting from the 1st of September, there will be Ghost Tours of New Hope. Get entranced and maybe a little spooked by the tales of New Hope former residents, who might not have crossed over yet, while exploring the sites with your flashlight. Are the chills running down your spine from the cold wind or something else?

Be Safe And Responsible 

Enjoying these activities safely and responsibly is a high priority on all organizers’ lists. Make sure that you follow all health and safety guidelines. You’ll also want to make sure that your car insurance is active and includes comprehensive coverage to protect you from any and all unexpected events. If you are not sure if your car insurance is adequate, contact the team Freedom Insurance Group today!