A list of the best things to do in Delaware County this weekend
September 30th, October 1st, & 2nd
What to do this weekend with your family? There is so much to do for families and kids, especially now that venues are open, and happy to welcome you back. Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend.
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A local favorite, this event provides fun for the whole family! The festival will feature many different historic skills and trades demonstrations, as well as fun activities for kids of all ages. This year’s theme “Food Traditions Past and Present” will highlight foods and cooking from the 18th century, along with the trades that made it possible to put food on the table in early America. Modern food trucks will also be on-site, offering a variety of delicious eats!
Designed to showcase Lansdowne’s ongoing commitment to the arts, the Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival annually features 70+ juried artists, live music, performances, demonstrations, activities for the kids, food trucks, and a beer garden. Founded in 2003 by the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation, the festival now celebrates 20 years of showcasing art and crafts in Delaware County.
Community Day begins with a parade from Neumann University (Neumann Drive) starting at 9:00 am. The parade will proceed along Concord Road to the Aston Township Community Center. The parade will feature local community groups and organizations, as well as musical entertainment.
Inside the community center, the Annual Business Expo will be held for all Aston businesses and organizations interested in displaying their products and services. Other community festivities will be held outside. There will be free rides sponsored by Bette’s Bounces, games, food, drinks, and contests for everyone to enjoy.
Kids, big and small, are invited to celebrate the season with us during a day of farm-style fun! Get up close to trucks and tractors, check out other vehicles and equipment, suit up in firefighter gear, take a hayride, and even milk a mechanical cow.
The Museum will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with free admission* to the galleries, including the featured exhibition, Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art.
In addition to free admission, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., join in creative art activities* led by teaching artists. Think about life on this planet and beyond as you design colorful creatures and experiment with moving parts while making mobiles. Explore the Fragile Earth exhibition to discover how artists transform natural and non-traditional materials into art as they advocate for the environment.
Pre-registration is required for free timed tickets and art activities; spaces are limited
Food, Raffles, games, and vendors at Dom Marion field on Saturday, October 1st.
Fall fun for the whole family. Marketplace, plant sale, gardening info, classes, and presentations for everyone, including all levels and gardening interests!
When: Sunday, October 2nd; 11am – 4pm
Where: Township Building Complex; 50 Powell Road
What: Food, Zip Line, Live Music, Crafts, Vendors and more!
Saturday, 10/1/2022, 12-6pm
At our beautiful park, Knowles & Llanwellyn
Great live music! Awesome food! Fun for kids & adults alike (some new games for the kids this year!!!) Local craft vendors! Our Glenolden Police & Fire Depts will be there, as well as the Delaware County Sheriff’s Dept.
Linvilla Orchard's famous Hayride to the Witch's House is a hayride to visit the friendly Witch in the woods. The witch tells stories and jokes and gives all of the kids a treat. The hayride will end at a campfire where there will be Cider and Marshmallows! This hayride is especially for young children! This is not a haunted hayride. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join their children on the ride.
Teens and Tweens will enjoy The Bates Motel & Haunted Hayride, which has been voted the #1 haunt in the country and has been featured on the Travel Channel.
An annual trip to Pumpkinland has been a family tradition for generations of Delaware Valley residents.
Join the fun at The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire The Renaissance fair occurring over 13 weekends from early August through late October on the grounds of the Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim, Pennsylvania.
Support local agriculture and make lifelong memories by picking your own fruit or cutting your own holiday tree at Linvilla Orchards! The most up-to-the-minute picking information is posted on this page, including crop selection and predicted schedules, picking conditions, picking tips and guidelines, and pricing. You must purchase tickets online before you visit. Tickets are available now!
Vibrancy and imagination abound during our spectacular Chrysanthemum Festival. We stretch our horticultural limits by nurturing and training specialty chrysanthemum forms, all bursting with color from start to finish, making for a radiant Conservatory bursting with personality.
Outside, explore our painted vistas as they change with the season, enjoy family fun in our fanciful Garden Railway and Pumpkin Playground, and find autumnal awe at every turn.
Don't miss the final flourish of our daily fountain performances, as well as Light: Installations by Bruce Munro—on view Thursday through Sunday evenings through October 30. Before dusk, explore our Gardens and kick back with live music in the Beer Garden. As darkness falls, Light’s eight installations begin to shine, adding a dimension of magic and wonder to our Gardens. Join us for that evening’s Illuminated Fountain Performance and enjoy even more fun afterward, as we remain open—and Light remains on view—until 11:00 pm.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art guests can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids' birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you'll see why we're more than just a trampoline park.
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