Fun Things To Do In Delaware County This Weekend For Families And Kids September 30th, October 1st, & 2nd

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.



Check out our discount page to save money on activities to do with the kids, places to eat, or maybe even a date night for the parents.  



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.


Aston Community Day Postponed till October 8th

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. Rain Date October 2nd.



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!


Glenolden Community Day 2022 Rescheduled for October 8th

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.



You may also enjoy: 






Fun Things to Do With Kids In Delaware County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not ensure that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to an
 

Fun Things To Do In Delaware County This Weekend For Families And Kids September 23rd, 24th, and 25th

A list of the best things to do in Delaware County this weekend
September 23rd, 24th, and 25th






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.



Check out our discount page to save money on activities to do with the kids, places to eat, or maybe even a date night for the parents.  



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.



Linvilla Orchards’ Apple Festival honors apples every autumn. This legendary festival could not properly be celebrated in just one day!  This event is scheduled when Pick Your Own apples are most commonly at the height of their season and you can choose from the many varieties grown right here at Linvilla. You won’t want to miss our apple pie eating contest for bushels of fun! 



The first annual Fall for Ardmore event with VIP Beer Garden arrives on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 2pm-6pm! Schauffele Plaza (the parking lot adjacent to Tired Hands Fermentaria) will again be filled with live music and reserved seating tables, but with beer and food available for sale on-site for all!



Come experience the national parks! On September 24, 2022, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. 



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. 




Taste of Greece, Our Annual Greek Fall Festival, is back! Join us for authentic made-from-scratch Greek dishes, pastries, and specialties. Our Signature Lamb Shank and Hand Carved Gyro are made for the Gods.
This year we offer in-person and online ordering. Outdoor seating is available, dining under the stars. Come and enjoy a Greek beer by the fire pit.




Visit Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation on September 24-25 to learn about the everyday experiences of men, women, and children, both freed and enslaved, on the battlefield as well as at home on the farm during the Civil War. Experience farm labor, cooking, medicine, weapons demonstrations, special presentations, and more.




Prospect Park Annual Fall Fest on Saturday, September 24th. Beautiful handmade crafts, food, music




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! 





This summer, Longwood is beautiful gardens by day and the magic of Light: Installations by Bruce Munro at night.

Stroll through our gardens awash in brilliantly blooming annuals and perennials, or discover a starlit getaway with our Illuminated Fountain Performances and live music in the Beer Garden Thursday through Saturday evenings.





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.



You may also enjoy: 






Fun Things to Do With Kids In Delaware County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not ensure that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to an
 

2022 The Best Pumpkin Patches Near Delaware County

It's time to find the perfect pumpkin to decorate.  We have a list of the best pumpkin patches in and around the Philadelphia Area.  We even included a few pumpkin events for your family to visit for some inspiration.


Photo courtesy of Highland Orchards



Pumpkins and apples for as far as your eye can see!  Ride our shuttle service to our orchards and pumpkin patches or select from our ever-growing selection at our farm market.  


Photo courtesy of Colonial Gardens





This Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, hay hutch, & over ten tons of pumpkins is always a hit!



Photo courtesy of Shady Brook Farms




Bring the family for a day or night down on the farm! There's endless fun, including apple picking & sunflowers (while supplies last), pumpkin picking, wagon rides, LIVE music, tasty food, spirited drinks, loads of activities for the kiddos + Eerie Illuminations...a super fun Halloween light show.








An annual trip to Pumpkinland has been a family tradition for generations of Delaware Valley Residents. During September and October, Pumpkinland takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. Larger-than-life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, local history, and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples.


Photo courtesy of Milky Way Farm

 
Our annual pumpkin harvest season at Milky Way Farm runs Sept 24-Oct 30, 2022. For Saturdays and Sundays, individual tickets must be purchased in advance to limit capacity in response to COVID19 regulations. Stroll to the pumpkin patch, wander through the corn maze, take family photos, and visit the farm animals as part of your 2-hour $5 admission ticket. Bring your own wagon to carry pumpkins, fall harvest items, vegetables, and honey products which may be purchased during your visit. There will not be free hayrides however we are offering private hayride wagon trips to the patch for $75 (wagon can fit 20 family and friends ) using other event link. Tip: Purchase private hayride for family or group prior to farm admission tickets as you must arrive at the farm at least 30 minutes before your confirmed private hayride time. Visitors are expected to wear face masks and practice social distancing. Chester Springs Creamery will be open for ice cream from 10:30 am-8 pm on these days. We are open rain or shine.  
 




Photo courtesy of Arasapha Farm


Arasapha Farm is re-opening this year with lots of new additions and family fun. The corn maze has been planted, and new games make it more fun than ever. Other activities include pumpkin picking. This includes a Hayride to the Corn Maze and back to the courtyard. Our picnic areas and other activities are available for Birthday parties, family reunions, and other gatherings. Parties include a jump on the pillow bounce, pallet maze, tractor and truck playground, and corn cannons.



Photo courtesy of Lytle's Farm



Pick-your-own pumpkin patch with a free hayride out to the fields.  Beyond the patch, you can find pumpkins and gourds in all sizes and colors, corn stalks, straw bales, a corn maze, and more.   





Ride a tractor-drawn wagon out to the pumpkin patch, where you can spend as long as you want to select the perfect pumpkins for every member of the family. Be sure you bring along your camera for some priceless photos. Of course, you can also just take the hayride and get your pumpkins on another weekend.










Thursday, October 20th & Friday, October 21st, 4pm - 9pm
Saturday, October 22th, 3pm - 9pm

Join us for a three-day Chadds Ford tradition where over 70 giant pumpkins are carved by local artists on Thursday and will be lit and displayed on Friday & Saturday. All three nights, enjoy a 'kid-friendly Haunted Trail, raffle prizes, and live music. Food, local craft beer, and wine are available for purchase.




Fun Things To Do In Delaware County This Weekend For Families And Kids September 16th, 17th, and 18th

A list of the best things to do in Delaware County this weekend
September 16th, 17th, and 18th




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.



Check out our discount page to save money on activities to do with the kids, places to eat, or maybe even a date night for the parents.  



It will be held at Norwood's Lower Park on September 17th. We will have a variety of different things to do for all ages, including moon bounces, rock climbing, pony rides, a petting zoo, live performances, a beer garden, food trucks, and more.



Join Thomas the Tank Engine™, a full-sized operating steam locomotive, as he greets friends of all ages. Thomas and his friends return to the Strasburg Rail Road on September 16 – 19, 2022.



What better way to kick off our fall harvest season than with our annual Arts & Craft Festival! We welcome select local artists and crafts persons to gather and sell their wares. Not only does this spectacular event offer live musical performances you will get a chance to shop for that unique find by browsing a variety of handmade wood crafts, jewelry, photography, candles, and more! Bring the family for a fun-filled day that everyone will enjoy.



We're pleased to announce the return of Museum Day on September 17, 2022.

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.




The Wayne Business Association is proud to be hosting the 30th Annual Radnor Fall Festival.
The tradition continues with fun for the whole family.
Taking place along North Wayne and West Avenues.
From face painting and kids rides to local dance troupes and music, food, and
local vendors... and bring your dog for the TOP DOG parade down North Wayne Avenue.
Rides require wristband purchases to ride all day. 



Opa! The GREEK AFFAIR is back! The community of Saint Luke Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host this Philadelphia area tradition, which is now in its 45th year. For 2022 this premier Greek festival will feature amazing authentic Greek food, delicious sweets and pastries, traditional folk dancing, Greek music and church tours.



Over 50 Vendors, Food Trucks, Moon bounces, Giant Slide, Obstacle course, Field Day Games, Carnival games, dunk tank, ax throwing, live band and a DJ, special guests and so much more!




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! 


Last weekend to see 

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet brilliant students; from daring duels to dragons and Dark Arts; from glittering Gringotts™ to the magnificent Ministry of Magic - the exhibition will bring magic to life, connect visitors with the larger global community of fans of the Wizarding World, and reveal the artistry and craftsmanship behind the blockbuster films.

Visitors will get an up-close look at authentic props and original costumes from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts™ films as they engage with innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments and installations in this: most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about the Wizarding World.




This summer, Longwood is beautiful gardens by day and the magic of Light: Installations by Bruce Munro at night.

Stroll through our gardens awash in brilliantly blooming annuals and perennials, or discover a starlit getaway with our Illuminated Fountain Performances and live music in the Beer Garden Thursday through Saturday evenings.





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.



You may also enjoy: 




Fun Things to Do With Kids In Delaware County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not ensure that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to an
 

2022 Fall Activities Guide for The Delaware County Area



The kids are back to school, and cooler weather is on the way. There are plenty of hayrides, apple festivals, pumpkin picking, and many more fall events happening in the area this fall.






September 10h through November 6th

An annual trip to Pumpkinland has been a family tradition for generations of Delaware Valley Residents. During the months of September and October, Pumpkinland takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, local history, and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples.





September 16th through November 5th

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm is a 15-acre farm located in Lancaster, with 50+ Farm Fun activities, including the Hay Chute Slide and Straw Bale Racer, Jump Pillow, Farm Tour Wagon Ride, Petting Zoo and Farm Experience Center, Corny’s Ball-cade, and everyone's favorite the Corn Maze.






September 25th -October 30th

Visit Pumpkin Garden, where your kids will love the pillow bounce, moon bounces, the brand new barn bounce, and pumpkin jump. Have a blast with the corn cannon. Mine for gems at our all-new gem mining experience. Visit the animals at the Petting Zoo. With train rides, pedal carts, hay bale mazes, and more, the kids are sure to have fun! But the fun doesn’t end there! Take a hayride down to the Pumpkin Patch to pick your own pumpkin. Or see if how quickly you can find your way through the 5-acre corn maze.





September 23rd -October 30th

Linvilla Orchard's famous Hayride to the Witches’ House is a hayride to visit the friendly Witches’ House in the woods. The witch tells stories and jokes and gives all of the kids a treat. The hayride ends at a campfire, where you receive a sample of apple cider and marshmallows to roast.







October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30th

Philadelphia Zoo is adding a little green to your Halloween with the return of
 Boo at the Zoo!
Enjoy festive fall offerings available for purchase throughout the Zoo: hot apple cider, reusable Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat bags, and much more!
Set out on a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt and discover your favorite animals in the form of life-size scarecrows!







September 23rd -October 31st

Teens and Tweens will enjoy The Bates Motel & Haunted Hayride that has been voted the #1 haunt in the country and has been featured on the Travel Channel. 





October 20th -22nd

Join us for a three-day Chadds Ford tradition where over 70 giant pumpkins are carved by local artists on Thursday and will be lit and displayed on Friday & Saturday. All three nights enjoy a 'kid-friendly' Haunted Trail, raffle prizes, and live music. Food, local craft beer, and wine are available for purchase






September 5th - October 31st

Over 100 spectacular scarecrows line the autumn-tinted pathways of Peddler’s Village during our 42nd annual Scarecrows in the Village, on display from September 6 through October 30! For eight fun-filled weeks, view and vote for your favorite larger-than-life creations in this Bucks County tradition. Some scarecrows are inspired by famous characters, some are humorous, some are scary – but all of them are carefully handmade by Philly-area residents and organizations.

Enjoy fun fall activities, including our annual Scarecrow-Making Workshops (reserve your spot online) and pumpkin painting, live entertainment every weekend, and delicious fall-inspired specials at Village restaurants.

 

                                 


Weekends starting October 1st -October 30th

Enjoy a fully decorated park full of family-friendly ghouls, ghosts, and spooks! Soak in the colors of fall with all your royal friends at Dutch Wonderland in a safe non-scary environment for kids! Laugh, scream, and cackle with over 30 of our favorite rides and attractions themed for the season! 



October 21st- October 23rd
10:00am to 3:00pm

Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. All are invited to wear costumes while visiting the zoo animals. Plenty of treats and activities. Kids will receive a pre-packaged treat bag at the end! Members DO NOT need to register for this event! Tickets are available at the door and online. Online purchase recommended. 





September 17 - November 6

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, participating in our interactive Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, and unique photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume on their Halloween-themed floats! 







 October 29th

1:00pm to 4:00pm

At 1pm, on the corner of Forrest and Haverford Avenues, Halloween kicks off with this popular annual scavenger hunt. Children of all ages are invited to join in this free event, where kids search downtown Narberth high and low for the witchiest witches around. They collect treats along the way and then return to the start to collect a Halloween prize.