It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday! BBQs. Picnics. Fireworks. Even boozy brunch! And don’t forget farmers markets and all their summer produce glory. This weekend is packed with foodie events for the Fourth of July, check them out below!
Events are listed in chronological order
1. Lower Makefield Farmers Market
Thursday, June 29, 3:30 – 6:30 pm, Veterans Square Park, Edgewood Rd. at Heacock Rd., PA
Head to the Lower Makefield Farmers Market for some tasty early June produce and some fun summer events. There will be a pretzel sale this week to benefit the Penndel Food Pantry, and vendors will have lettuce, Swiss chard, kale, gluten-free baked goods, olive oils, and more. If you wear your best patriotic outfit, you have the chance to win prizes and enter a parade around the market (for the kids).
This week at area farmers markets you’ll find the following new, locally grown produce:
raspberries, sweet cherries and maybe early blueberries! Also available now are summer squash, cucumbers, beets, turnips, cabbage, radishes and lots of greens.
Looking for more farmers markets near you? We’ve updated our farmers market guide for the 2017 season, and you’ll find everything you need here. Happy shopping!
2. Andalé Grill Celebration
Saturday, July 1, 11 am – 10 pm, Andalé Latino Grill, 144 E Street Rd., Feasterville-Trevose, PA
Andalé Latino Grill is celebrating its one-year anniversary by offering guests “Plátano A La Gloria” desserts to all throughout lunch and dinner service on Saturday, July 1. This sweet treat consists of sugary-sweet plantains topped with chocolate, made with corn flour, and served with caramel, cinnamon and a house-made whipped cream.
In the mood for something savory too? Andalé Latino Grill’s menu features menu items inspired by 21 Spanish-speaking countries: burritos, burrito bowls, arepas and empanadas, and side dishes, including fried green plantain chips with guacamole, sweet plantains, tortillas chips & Aji sauce, and yuca & chimichurri sauce.
3. Concert Under the Stars
Saturday, July 1, 6 – 9 pm, Tinicum Park, River Road, PA
Say happy birthday to America with an evening of light, classical, popular, and patriotic music and a grand fireworks finale under the stars along the banks of the beautiful Delaware River. This is a major picnic opportunity. People get to the park early and lay out some pretty impressive spreads. A friend of mine once referred to it as “competitive picnicing.” Not to worry. Just bring some good food and snacks and hang out with friends and family.
Gates open at 6 pm, concert starts at 8 pm. It’s $25 at the gate, students ages seven to 18 cost $10, and children six and under are free. Tickets can be purchased here.
4. Bottomless Brunch
Sunday, July 1, Food & Brews Restaurant at Ramada, 6201 Bristol Pike, Levittown, PA
Check this deal out: Sundays from 11:30 am – 3 pm you get any burger, make your own waffles, and bottomless mimosas for $25 for two hours. If you book in advance, you pay $20. This is the boozy brunch special of the Food & Brews Restaurant at Ramada in Levittown, a restaurant that just opened in January of this year.
5. Freedom Feast BBQ
Sunday, July 2, 3:30 – 7 pm, Lumberville General Store, River Road (Route 32), Lumberville, PA
Celebrate the holiday with another delicious BBQ at the Lumberville General Store. What’s on the menu? A Burger Bar, hot dogs, BBQ pulled pork with roasted pineapple, buttermilk fried chicken, spinach and chickpea-stuffed portobello mushrooms, Old Bay salmon burgers, corn on the cob, potato salad, watermelon and feta salad, macaroni and cheese, Triple berry pie, campfire brownies, and Red, white and blue Rice Krispy Treats. Cost for adults is $19.95 and $9.95 for kids. And it’s BYOB too!
6. Red, White and Blue BBQ Bash
Sunday, July 2, 12 – 5 pm, Peddler’s Village, New Hope, PA
Enjoy a classic all-American BBQ picnic with live music, family entertainment, and kids’ activities on the Main Green at Peddler’s Village. There’s free parking and free admission, and the BBQ bash runs from 12 – 5 pm. Have a great fourth of July celebration!
Have a great weekend!
Bowman’s to Bowman’s…Again!
Monday, July 3, 1 – 5 pm
2 spots left!
If you’re around this Monday, come join us for great food, good people and beautiful Delaware River Valley scenery.
On Monday, July 3, we’ll begin at 1 pm at Bowman’s Tavern with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a special guest musician in the piano lounge.
Then we’ll enjoy a beautiful ride up the river in a comfy shuttle bus. We’ll also have complimentary wine, craft beer and a special cocktail for the trip.
When we arrive at Bowman’s North in Riegelsville, it’s time for a good old-fashioned All American Feast on the patio.
After all this, we’ll bring you back to Bowman’s Tavern by 5:00 pm.
Come spend a fun afternoon with friends, old and new. This is an experience you won’t want to miss. Only 2 spots left!
CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.
Want to know what’s happening in Hunterdon County? See our Food Events in Hunterdon County calendar.
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