15 things you gotta do in Bucks this weekend (Oct 27-29)

Time to get spooky! If you’re looking for some food and fun events for this Hallo-weekend, Bucks County should be your destination. From creepy corn mazes, to Halloween costume contests and pumpkin picking, there’s something for you and your friends, or the whole family.

Scroll through to see all 15 events happening this weekend!

Events are listed in chronological order

1Froehlich’s Friday Night on the Farm

Fri, Oct 27, 6 – 9 pm
Froehlich’s Farm and Garden Center
York Road, Furlong, PA

Join the folks at Froehlich’s Farm this weekend for Friday Nights on the Farm. Enjoy a fall night of tractor drawn hayrides (slighty spooky), corn maze (BYO flashlight), bonfires, s’mores, live music and more! They will also be hosting local breweries and food trucks so you’ll stay full during all the fall festivities.

2Halloween Costume Party

Fri, Oct 27, 7 – 9 pm
Crossing Vineyards and Winery
Washington Crossing, PA

Head out for a spooktacular evening in the grapeyard with boo-tiful music, a big buffet and a glass of wine. While you are there, enter the contest for scariest costume (get ready for some stiff competition!). Wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Cost is $50 per person (tax not included). Call 215.493.6500, ext. 19 or buy online. Reservations are a matter of life and death, so the winery says!

3Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival

Sat, Oct 28 – Tues, Oct 31
Peddler’s Village
Lahaska, PA

This weekend, stroll among the scarecrows on display throughout Peddler’s Village through October 31 (Halloween!). Guests can sign up for scarecrow-making workshops and take home their very own scarecrow. You’ll also find live entertainment, food, children’s activities and pumpkin pie-eating contests down at the Peddler’s Village.

4Pumpkin Patch at Sleepy Hollow

Courtesy of Sleepy Hollow Farm

Sat, Oct 28
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch
Newtown, PA

This weekend swing by the Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch in Newtown, PA for a hayride to their pumpkin patch. There, you can pick your own pumpkin and check out the new corn maze, inflatables, Spider Web Climb and other activities. You can reserve a picnic table under the pavilion if you want to hang out with family and friends. Perfect for a fall afternoon!

5Fall Harvest Runs at DelVal

Sat, Oct 28
Delaware Valley University
Doylestown, PA

Don’t miss the 2nd annual Fall Harvest Run at The Market at DelVal! There’s a 10K, 5K, and ½ mile Kids’ Fun Run, so everyone can participate. Runners get FREE admission to Fall Fest & a FREE scoop of Uncle Dave’s Homemade Ice Cream on Race Day (pumpkin anyone?).

A portion of the proceeds benefit the Life is Good Kids’ Foundation. Sign up here.

6Pedal and Pub

Sat, Oct 28, 10 am – 1 pm
Doylestown, PA

Pedal around scenic Doylestown and learn about its history this Saturday. After the ride, experience the town’s current hospitality with a tasting of craft beers at Hops Bar and Grill. The pub is part of the Doylestown Brewing Company, which is the latest chapter in a family story that spans three generations in the beer industry. The ride starts at the parking lot across from the Bucks County Civil War Museum.

7Harvestfest

Courtesy of Camp Men-O-Lan

Sat, Oct 28, 2 – 6 pm
Camp Men-O-Lan
Quakertown, PA

Harvestfest is the annual Camp Men-O-Lan’s fall festival, held this Saturday, October 28 from 2 pm until the 6 pm closing campfire. It is a free event that includes a candy treasure hunt, hayrides, guessing games, crafts, lawn games, petting zoo, campfire, paddle boats, fire trucks, live music, and this year they are adding a car show.

As always, delicious concession sales are available including: their famous homemade apple dumplings, hand-cut fair fries, hot dogs, hamburgers, mac and cheese, S’mores, pressed apple cider and other hot and cold drink options. Find details on their website.

8Haunted Beer Garden

Sat, Oct 28, 5 – 10 pm
Newportville Inn
Newportville, PA

Sip a fresh seasonal beer and enjoy the perfect bonfire weather in the Haunted Biergarten of the Newportville Inn this weekend. They’ll be hosting challenge games like Pumpkin Skeeball, Turkey shoot, and Beat the Butler Minigolf. There will be prizes and giveaways for the participants. And, don’t forget to dress up in your Halloween costumes and come sit around the fire pit with your friends. This is a weather-pending event.

9Art of Wine

Sat, Oct 28, 5 – 8 pm
James A. Michener Art Museum
Doylestown, PA

You don’t have to travel far to savor a nice glass of wine and observe some quality art pieces. Instead, stop by the James A. Michener Art Museum this weekend for its sixth Art of Wine celebration. This signature fundraiser for the Michener brings together more than 200 of the Museum’s patrons and supporters for an evening of fine wines, extraordinary cuisine, and lively auctions.

All funds raised during the event allow the Michener to continue to offer the community and Bucks County visitors outstanding exhibitions and educational programming. More information on this event can be found here.

10Tabora Farms Halloween Festival

Courtesy of Tabora Farms

Sat, Oct 28, 6 – 9 pm,
Tabora Farms
Chalfont, PA

This Saturday, Tabora Farms is getting into the Halloween spirit with a fun costume festival complete with a DJ, BBQ, a spooky walk, bonfire with S’mores, wagon rides, and more. This event is $10 per person.

11Wicked Halloween Costume Party

Courtesy of Great Barn Brewery

Sat, Oct 28, 7 – 11:00 pm
Great Barn Taproom
New Hope, PA

Great Barn Brewery is Bucks County’s first farm microbrewery dedicated to promoting the bond between farming and brewing. This weekend, they are hosting an evening filled with locally grown and brewed farm-fresh beer, live music, sweets and costume prizes. Stop by their taproom this Saturday for some Halloween fun!

12Triumph Brewing Halloween Party

Courtesy of Triumph Brewing Company

Sat, Oct 28, 10 pm
Triumph Brewing Company
New Hope, PA

Get the party started at the Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope, PA this Saturday and into early Sunday. It will surely be a Halloween-spirited night of fun and drinking, with Pumpkin Ale, drink specials, music on stage, and a costume contest with a top prize of $200 cash. It’s 21 and older to enter and a $5 cover.

13The Jack-O-Lantern Stroll

Sun, Oct 29
The Delaware Canal Towpath
Yardley, PA

Imagine walking along the beautiful Delaware Canal through the historic borough of Yardley, PA on a crisp fall day around Halloween. As the sun sets, hundreds of carved Jack-O-Lanterns will guide your way forward for over a quarter-mile. It’s a nature-filled, family fun way to celebrate Halloween and All Souls Day. Everyone is welcome to participate!

The walk begins on the Delaware Canal Towpath, leading north from Afton Avenue Bridge to the end of the paved road (North Edgewater Avenue), approximately ¼ mile.

14Halloween Inspired Wine and Paint Class

Sun, Oct 29, 1 – 4 pm
Sand Castle Winery
Erwinna, PA

Join Sand Castle Winery for an afternoon of art and wine at their beautiful upstairs gallery. The featured painting of the evening is pumpkin string art. Tickets for this class include painting instruction by one of The Uncorked Artist’s talented artists, a full wine tasting, select cheeses/chocolates, a souvenir glass and your very own original creation to take home.

Wine by the glass and bottle will be available for purchase. Tickets are $45 per person and must be purchased in advance online and are non-refundable. Please contact our event coordinator with any questions at erin@sandcastlewinery.com or 610.294.8303. Please RSVP by Friday, October 27th.

15Farmers Markets in Bucks County and nearby

For a full listing of farmers markets in Bucks County and nearby, CLICK HERE.

Stop by your area market to pick up everything to fit your foodie needs. And check out our full list of farmers markets around Bucks County (with some in Montgomery and Hunterdon County too).

The Wrightstown Farmers Market: Come and shop for all the ingredients to make hearty soups and stews perfect for the fall season, like carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions and leeks, winter squash and healthy greens. If you don’t have the ornamental gourds and pumpkins yet, Milkhouse Farm Market has you covered.

Pumpkins; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Among the other delicious fruits and veggies available now are apples, pears, Brussels sprouts, kale, bok choy, beets, turnips, radishes and more! Also it’s the market’s Halloween Boonanza, so they’ll have activities like caramel apple dipping, creepy cookie decorating, pumpkin veggie head making and more.

The Doylestown Farmers Market: This weekend’s market will include cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes – in many colors!, cabbages, peppers, Hakurei turnips (a must try!), apples, apples, apples! Everything from Crimson Gold to Nittany will be available. And if you stop by the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance tent for a kids scavenger hunt.

The Chalfont Farmers Market is going until this Saturday, October 28 from 8 am – 12 pm. Stop by for some great local produce!


Bucks County Taste Dinner Club Upcoming Events

In the works…

James & Jamie – Local restaurateur and chef James Seward (Bowman’s Tavern, Bowman’s North) and Jamie Hollander (Jamie Hollander Gourmet) are teaming up to make us one wonderful dinner. Details coming.

Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Winter 2018)

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