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Celebrating Labor Day Weekend 2018 in Bucks County


Celebrating Labor Day Weekend 2018 in Bucks County

Martin Millner

Martin Millner is a realtor based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania...

Martin Millner is a realtor based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania...

Aug 31 4 minutes read

Enjoy the last official weekend of the summer in Bucks County. This Labor Day weekend make the most of your 3- day weekend with festivals, fireworks, shows, and museums. Here is a look at some of the happenings around Bucks County this Labor Day.

Racing, a need for Speed - This is your last chance to check out the racing exhibit at the Mercer Museum. The exhibit ends on September 9. n this original exhibition, explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the Delaware Valley across four sports-motor racing, horse racing, foot racing and cycling.

Summer Wine Concert – Located at The Market at DelVal, this Friday the 31st is the last concert of the Summer. Enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or PA craft beers. Event starts at 6 PM – 9 PM.

Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Competition & Display – Get your scarecrow ready for the big fest. Entry forms are due by September 5 and the displays will begin on Saturday, September 15. For this fest, Bigger than life scarecrow creations are displayed outdoors and compete for prizes and bragging rights. Free admission and parking!

Sesame Place will be lit up with fireworks on September 1st and 2nd. Kids can celebrate the end of summer with hugs from their favorite childhood friends. Parents might just like this too. They can take one last ride on Oscar’s Wacky Taxi Roller Coaster. The big show, of course, will be the fireworks which start promptly at 8:25 p.m.

New Hope
New Hope/Lambertville Fireworks Display – September 3rd, 9-9:30 pm, Delaware River. The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce and Lambertville Chambers of Commerce will present a ten-minute firework show conducted by Garden State Fireworks will illuminate the sky for the last night of summer! In addition, the retail businesses on both sides of the river will stay open late until 10:00 pm.

Evening Star Dinner Trains – All weekend long you can take a traditional ride on the New Hope/Ivyland Train. But for a special treat book the 5 p.m. train for the Grapevine Express. Passengers can ride the rails in first-class comfort, enjoying fine cheese and wines while appreciating the strolling scene provided by the Bucks County countryside. This one-hour round trip can be enjoyed for $75 per person which includes the ride and items to nosh.

Million Dollar Quartet – All through Labor Day weekend the Bucks County Playhouse will be playing Million Dollar Quartet a two-hour show, with intermission about the unlikely quartet of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Million Dollar Quartet takes you behind the music with a monumental night that explodes off the stage with a talented cast playing 21 legendary hits.

Shady Brook Farm Summer Un-Wined Concert Series - This is the last of the summer! You can try crackers, cheese, chips, and dips from the farm market or enjoy a burger or hot dog from the grill. Wine is sold by the glass or by the bottle. You can also enjoy a wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery.

Newtown Food Truck Fest: Summer Send- Off - Join the Newtown community at Council Rock High School North to say, "so long!" to summer. Event is on September 2nd from 12 PM to 7 PM. More than 20 local food trucks will serve up delicious fare, including snacks, entrees, drinks and desserts. In addition to the food trucks, the fest will feature a DJ and children’s activities. Feel free to bring blankets/chairs and four-legged friends (leashed and curbed). Alcohol is not permitted on the premises.

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