Philadelphia Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 PA Events

Peddler’s Village OctoberFEAST - New Hope, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2024
Raise your beer and bratwurst to celebrate with German food & drink and family friendly fun on Sat & Sun, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pay-as-you-go in the Food, Beer, Wine & Spirits Garden. Free Parking and admission. Live entertainment.

23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 11 to Oct 12, 2024
Brauhaus Schmitz will transform the 16,000 square-foot 23rd Street Armory into the likeness of a Munich festival tent once again. The Armory will be decked out from top to bottom in Bavarian blue and white, with authentic festival tables and benches imported from Germany plus a lofted stage area plus special themed Oktoberfest activities and contests. Live music and a dance floor will be available for each of the three sessions (one Friday night and two Saturday). Traditional Oktoberfest food and beer. Grab a group and enjoy the benefits of VIP and Uber VIP tickets, including souvenir glasses, liters of beer, private seating with table service, private bathrooms, and food included! We’ve attended the media premiere of this event in the past and found every morsel offered to be delicious and the music fun, so we would definitely put this in the “don’t miss” column!

St Nicholas of Tolentine Italian Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 6 to Oct 6, 2024
Come down to the St. Nicholas of Tolentine Italian Festival from 12pm to 9pm in South Philadelphia! Come celebrate food and some great music!

Oktoberfest at Playwicki Farm - Feasterville-Trevose, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2024
Live music, a DJ, food trucks, a performance by The Philadelphia Mummers (2:30pm), beer/wine garden, children’s activities, vendors and more!

Roxtoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2024
Fall fun is brewing at the annual “Roxtoberfest”, the Roxborough neighborhood’s uniquely Philly spin on the world-renowned German Oktoberfest celebration. The popular, family-friendly event will take place from 1 – 6 p.m. Food trucks, live music, German folk dancing, competitions and children’s activities are just some of the fun things to see, eat and do at Roxtoberfest. This fall street festival takes place along Ridge Avenue between Lyceum Avenue and Leverington Avenue in Roxborough.

Ambler Oktoberfest - Ambler, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2024
Ambler restaurants and businesses will have special offerings all day, plus over 90 vendors and 10 food trucks lining Butler Avenue and the side streets, kids rides, a beer garden, musical performances on 2 stages all day and more

Bike MS: City to Shore - Cherry Hill, NJ - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2024
Two day event, with route options from 25-180 miles for all cyclists, takes you through South Jersey, with a family friendly afterparty in Ocean City, benefiting MS research

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2024
This German bierhall and restaurant celebrates all week long. On Saturday it sponsors the annual Philadelphia Oktoberfest Block Party from 11AM to 8 PM. A 200 foot long tent will be erected on the 700 block of South Street. Live oompah music, ceremonial keg tapping and liter lift competition will accompany the German beer (10 kinds on tap!) and sausage. The VIP package gets you no wait bathrooms, Bavarian buffet, six tokens for beer, tshirt and stein.

Market of the Macabre - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2024
Head to Laurel Hill Cemetery to peruse antiques, assorted oddities, vintage items, artwork, and homemade items in this outdoor market in an 180+-year-old Victorian cemetery, while wondering the scenic grounds and learning its rich history. Take advantage of food and beer for purchase, and don’t forget to bring cash! Victorian/Steampunk attire encouraged. $5 admission in advance

Mt Airy Porchfest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2024
Porchfest is an entirely volunteer-led music festival that brings the local community together to stroll the neighborhood and experience all kinds of musical acts. There are more than 125 other Porchfests across North America and 2022 marks the first annual Porchfest in Mt. Airy

Park Side Food Festival - Quakertown, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2024
Head to the Univest Performance Center for a day of food trucks, non-food vendors, beer garden, live music, yard games and kids’ zone!

Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival - New Hope, PA - Sep 9 to Oct 27, 2024
Two months of scarecrows on display and other fun. Normally: A weekend of family fun including scarecrow competition, scarecrow-making workshops, pumpkin pie-eating contests, pumpkin painting, live musical entertainment and children’s activities. Free admission and parking. Workshop Fee is $30 per scarecrow with a maximum of 4 people per scarecrow. 10 AM – 6 PM.

Feria del Barrio - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 8 to Sep 8, 2024
Enjoy live Latin music and dancing, food, art and crafts, and more, in a collaboration between Taller Puertorriqueno, Congreso de Latinos Unidos, HACE, and Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas.

Flying Fish 5k - Somerdale, NJ - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
5k with beer and family fun at Flying Fish Brewery in Somerdale, NJ.

Doylestown Arts Festival - Doylestown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2024
A weeekend of juried artists, live music on 5 stages, local food vendors, live art and demonstrations, and more, with fun for the whole family and free admission for all!

Historic Odessa Brewfest - Odessa, DE - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
Support a fundraiser for the Historic Odessa Foundation while enjoying food and merchandise vendors, live bands, and unliminted sampling during the full duration of the festival!

Phoenixville Blues Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
This year, check out the great lineup at this annual blues festival in Phoenixville

Boyertown Oktoberfest - Boyertown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 14, 2024
Highlights include German music, dancers, beer, food, crafts and artwork. Runs Friday from 5 to 9 PM and Saturday from 11 AM to 9 PM. The mayor’s keg tapping will occur at 11 AM. It takes place at the Town Center Parking Lot behind the first block of East Philadelphia Ave. Parking is available on several local streets and lots. Anticipated attendance is approximately 5,000 people. Rain date is Sunday. This annual event on the third weekend in September is a fundraiser for Building a Better Boyertown. BBB is a nonprofit organization formed in 2002 to promote the community, preserve its historical heritage and attract people.

Haverford Music Festival - Havertown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
A family music festival that serves as the primary fundraiser for the Haverford Township Civic Council. Enjoy 30 bands performing on 4 stages throughout the day! Free admission

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival - Kennett Square, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2024
Annual event in the Mushroom Capital of the World, Kennett Square. Held on the weekend after Labor Day. Attendance is estimated at up to 100,000 guests. Enjoy 5k, live music, community parade, mushroom cook-off, car show, and more!

Heritage Weekends - Mullica Hill, NJ - Sep 7 to Oct 27, 2024
Enjoy wine by the bottle, glass or flight in their outdoor seating area. Every weekend they will have live music from 12pm – 5pm. Enjoy food from food trucks. They will be offering apple and pumpkin picking as well as their hayrides around the vineyard. 21+, no children or dogs permitted

Greater Philly Home Show - King of Prussia, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2024
Everything you may need in or around your home! Meet vendors who can help with home improvement, building, kitchens, bath, gardens and landscaping, pools and spas, security systems and so much more. Located at Valley Forge Casino Resort, enjoy free admission and free parking!

RetroCon - Oaks, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2024
Over 225 vendor tables of retro and retro-inspired collectibles on sale, plus such memorabilia as video games, comic books, lunchboxes, diecast cars, dolls/plush and more. This event will also feature special guests, panels, contests, raffles, costumes, tv/movie cars and props, and video games. If retro geek stuff is your thing, this is the perfect hangout for the day or weekend.

Run the Vineyards Autumn Trail 8K and 5K - Chadds Ford, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
Run through a vineyard and along a wooded trail, followed by an after-party with live music, food trucks, games, vendors, and of course, WINE! Runners will get a tech shirt, souvenir wine glass, and drink ticket.

Pottstown Pet Fair - Pottstown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2024
One of the largest free pet fairs in Pennsylvania, with a blessing of the animals, adoptions, vets and clinics, vendors, and more!

Made in Philadelphia Fall Market - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 6 to Oct 5, 2024
Treats, trinkets and crafts galore! The Made in Philadelphia Fall Market returns to Dilworth Park for a weekend-long celebration of art and small businesses. Featuring a unique lineup of local artisans, visitors are encouraged to browse and buy one-of-a-kind pieces found exclusively at this diverse pop-up

Polish American Festival - Doylestown, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 8, 2024
Two weekends of fun! Crafter’s Village will have handmade items such as jewelry, quilts, dolls, toys, bags, children’s clothes and decorations. Polish and American food including pierogi, potato placki, grilled kielbasa, and golabki. Two stages of entertainment with live music, dancing and more.

Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show & Country Fair - Glenmoore, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 2, 2024
Horse show competition, family fun, shopping, food & drink, entertainment, rides and amusements, live music, car show and more.

Fonthill Castle Beer Fest - Doylestown, PA - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2024
Spend an end-of summer afternoon at Fonthill Castle for the annual Beer Fest featuring high-quality drafts from local and regional breweries in a beautiful outdoor setting. Guests enjoy live music, light fare, and a commemorative beer-tasting glass. 21+ event.

Dog Days of Summer Manayunk - Philadelphia, PA - Aug 17 to Aug 17, 2024
A day full of pet-friendly vendors, activities, pet adoptions, food vendors, and more at the Levering Lot (107 Levering Street). New this year is the Pup Crawl where participating businesses will have special drink specials and activities for you and your pup. (Check the event website for more info and to register.) Family friendly event for those on four and two legs.

Phoenixville VegFest - Phoenixville, PA - Jul 27 to Jul 27, 2024
Vegan food and street festival with live music and vendors

Phoenixville First Fridays - Phoenixville, PA - May 3 to Dec 4, 2024
There will be small live musicians placed throughout the downtown on Bridge and Main Streets, and handmade craft/artist vendors in the Main and Bridge Street parking lot.

Lansdale First Fridays - Lansdale, PA - May 3 to Nov 1, 2024
Annual fall schedule includes an Eagles football celebration, chili cookoff and zombie walk; In addition to the specific event offerings, there will be live music, DJs, a kids’ zone, and a beer garden.

Wenonah Turkey Trot and Drumstick Dash - Wenonah, NJ - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2023
The Wenonah Turkey Trot is run on the local tree-lined roads of historic Wenonah, NJ. It is 5k (3.1 miles) long with a 1 mile walking course included.

Jolly Holly 5K and Millville Christmas Parade - Millville, NJ - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2023
Get into the holiday spirit at the annual Jolly Holly Run! Grab some friends and family, lace up your sneakers, and get active. Whether you run the 5k or the 1-mile fun run, it will definitely be a great time for everyone! After the race, grab some hot chocolate and stay and watch the annual Millville Christmas Parade!

Born to Run 5 Mile - Freehold, NJ - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2023
Annual Born to Run 5 Mile Race begins in Downtown Freehold, through quiet neighborhoods, around Lake Topanemus to finish back in town. Proceeds from the race benefit Freehold Open Door Food Pantry

Delco Turkey Trot 5k - Wallingford, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
In person on Thanksgiving Day or virtual

MoTown Turkey Trot - North Wales, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
8k, 5k, 2 mile, kids run. Formerly the North Wales Turkey Trot

Seven Summits Therapy 5k Turkey Trot - Wayne, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
5k and kids fun run

Philly Area YMCA Gobble Wobble 5k - Abington, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
4 locations to choose from for this Thanksgiving morning 5k – Haverford (Havertown), Spring Valley (Royersford), Willow Grove (Abington), or virtual (wherever you are)

MIP Turkey Trot 5k - Fort Washington, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
The Turkey Trot is a Springfield Township Thanksgiving tradition, previously operated by the Spartan Track & Field Alumni, who gifted the race to The MIP Foundation in 2019. Proceeds from this race help reach their goal of helping teens and young adults facing cancer learn how to turn their pain into power.

Garnet Valley Turkey Trot - Glen Mills, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
5k or 1 mile. All proceeds benefit Healthy Kids Running Series so kids can maintain an active and healthy lifestyle

Customers Bank BCRR Thanksgiving 5 Miler and One Mile Fun Run - Langhorne, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
5 mile, 5K, 1 Mile

Run for Pie 5k - Newark, DE - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
What a better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than starting your morning off with a 5K, with pie afterwards!

6ABC/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
The annual event is the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the country

PHLY Turkey Trot for Face to Face Germantown - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
28th Annual Face to Face Turkey Trot and a fun run on Thanksgiving morning at Forbidden Drive along the Wissahickon Creek

Chester County Turkey Trot - Downingtown, PA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2023
Get a festive start to your Thanksgiving morning and help raise funds to support childhood cancer research at the Chester County Turkey Trot 5k Run/1mile Walk through Cure4Cam!

Holiday Lights Display at Herr’s Snack Factory - Nottingham, PA - Nov 22 to Jan 2, 2024
Drive through our corporate campus and over 600,000 dazzling lights.

St Bernadette Turkey Trot - Drexel Hill, PA - Nov 18 to Nov 25, 2023
In person or virtual – Annual 5k run (or walk) is a single loop 5k and is professionally chip timed by Bryn Mawr Racing. The course takes you through a beautiful tree-lined neighborhood starting and finishing at St. Bernadette School on Bond & Turner Avenues in Drexel Hill. The even also features a 1-Mile Family Fun Walk and Dumpling Dash for the little ones (10 and under).

Christmas Village at LOVE Park - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 18 to Dec 24, 2023
Explore Philadelphia’s authentic German holiday market at LOVE Park.

Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm - Yardley, PA - Nov 18 to Jan 8, 2024
Take an open-air wagon ride (or opt for the comfort of your own car) through the grounds of Yardley’s Shady Brook Farm to marvel at more than 3 million lights — yes, 3 million — fashioned into holiday icons and scenes. Then, take a stroll down Candy Cane Lane, where more lights dance to a musical soundtrack.

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place - Langhorne, PA - Nov 17 to Jan 7, 2024
Open to members only the first night before opening to the general public for the rest of the season. A Very Furry Christmas Celebration at Sesame Place® is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around. At the center of the 1-2-3 Christmas Tree show, is a 30-foot fully-illuminated pixel-based tree, that will project festive animated images while guests can dance along to a festive holiday soundtrack – all making for the ultimate light show experience! Take a photo with Santa, visit the ALL-NEW Christmas Family Fun Zone, and so much more!

Gingerbread Competition and Display at Peddler’s Village - New Hope, PA - Nov 17 to Jan 13, 2024
A holiday tradition at Peddler’s Village since 1984, the Gingerbread Competition and Display is a feast for the eyes with more than 75 creative and whimsical entries in these categories: NEW! Holiday on Wheels, Traditional, Authentic Reproduction Around the World, 3-D, Movie or TV Set, Winter Wonderland, Student, and Kids Only. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit during shopping hours from November 19 through January 8, 2022. Admission is free.

Tinseltown - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 17 to Jan 1, 2024
Over a million lightbulbs to walk around and view, plus an ice-free rink, marketplace, pictures with Santa, and more. Held on the grounds of the FDR Park in Philadelphia

Wild Lights at Elmwood Park Zoo - Norristown, PA - Nov 17 to Dec 30, 2023
Elmwood Park Zoo’s favorite family tradition, Wild Lights, returns this holiday season! With new lights and decorative attractions, and with more animals on exhibit, this year’s Wild Lights is sure to be brighter than ever! Each night of Wild Lights features live entertainment, unique animal encounters, performances, holiday music, and a chance to see Santa himself.

A Longwood Christmas - Kennett Square, PA - Nov 17 to Jan 7, 2024
Inside, set your spirits ablaze with towering trees adorned in amber to fiery red tones, flickering flame lanterns, and an inviting mountain retreat, complemented by icy-hued plantings, a “frozen” succulent fountain, and a refreshing alpine waterway that is the ultimate winter wonderland. Outdoors, cozy up to inviting fire pits, cool off with a stroll through half-a-million lights that dazzle and delight, and relish in the splendor of the season.

LumiNature at the Philadelphia Zoo - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 17 to Jan 6, 2024
Wednesday through Sunday evenings at the Philadelphia Zoo, enjoy a fantastical light experience – LumiNature is set to transform the Zoo into a dazzling winter wonderland. Featuring 14 illuminated zones, LumiNature takes guests on a magical journey of lights, sounds, and surprises, offering lively displays and newly enhanced installations designed to inspire and delight guests this holiday season.. Enjoy hot chocolate, warm adult beverages, smore’s stations, and more sweet treats as you stroll. Zoo members save 20% on tickets and free parking for one car each visit. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. NOTE: Only the Zoo’s penguins will be on exhibit for guests to see. All of the other animals will be off of public view and sleeping in their indoor exhibits.

Philadelphia Marathon - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 17 to Nov 19, 2023
Marathon, half marathon, 8k and kids run set against the backdrop of the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art and other beautiful settings and well-traveled places from history.

Manayunk Tree Lighting Ceremony - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 16 to Dec 31, 2023
Held at Canal View Park, with live musical performances, tree lighting, and a visit from Santa to kick off the holidays in Manayunk.

Towamencin Turkey Trot 5k - Harleysville, PA - Nov 11 to Nov 11, 2023
Held at Fischer’s Park

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 10 to Jan 1, 2024
Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market returns to Dilworth Park, and will once again transform the West side of historic City Hall into an extravagant winter wonderland! Following past tradition, this year’s Holiday Market will again feature a large variety of local artisans, designers, crafters and jewelers offering their unique, holiday-inspired handmade goods and gifts. There truly is no better place to experience Philadelphia’s pride for locally made arts and crafts than the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market!

Peddler’s Village Apple Festival - Lahaska, PA - Nov 4 to Nov 5, 2023
Annual event celebrating the apple season at Peddler’s Village, held rain or shine with free admission and free parking. Most events and food are pay as you go.

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 28 to Oct 29, 2023
The Schuylkill River near Boathouse Row will have world champions and Olympic medalists competing for the Gold Cup trophy.

East Passyunk Fall Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2023
East Passyunk invites you and your family for a double dose of spooktacular fun! Bring the whole family out for Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday. Family activities include costume contests (for children and dogs), pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, storytime reading, live music, scarecrow scavenger hunt, trick or treating, pet treats and more. For the grown-ups, enjoy live music, 40+ craft and arts vendors, fall fare, spirited cocktails, and more

Witch Craft Beer Crawl - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 25 to Oct 25, 2023
Let East Passyunk Avenue cast its spell on you during the Annual Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl! Enjoy seasonal craft beers at 15+ bars and restaurants along the Avenue. Online tickets are $6.66 and include beer specials from Founders Brewing Company, a witch hat and a Witch Craft stamp card. Tickets purchased in-person at registration are $10. Earn stamps by purchasing a craft beer, food or other beverage at participating locations. Collect stamps to be entered to win a gift certificate prize package worth $300+ with runner up prizes from brewers and bars!

Sacred Heart Oktoberfest - Royersford, PA - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
You will find something for the whole family at Oktoberfest, including an amazing menu of authentic German food ready to fill your belly! German beer, wine, and other drinks are all included. Cornhole, dancing, and trivia. Lederhosen and dirndls encouraged!

Face to Face Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Pull on your lederhosen and come and enjoy local craft beers, authentic fare, and wonderful music as Face to Face turns into a German beer hall.

Fall Fest at Workhorse Brewing - King of Prussia, PA - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Join Workhorse for a fun-filled day at the taproom! Fall brews, live music, activities for the kiddos, a vendor market, and much more

Gloucester Township Food and Craft Beer Festival - Blackwood, NJ - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Over 20 food trucks will be set up, and a beer garden at the Gloucester Township Library, plus live music. Free admission!

Walk4Hearing Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 15 to Oct 15, 2023
Empowers and inspires those affected by hearing loss while raising money for national and local programs that provide information, education, support, and advocacy. Vendors will be on site to provide resources for individuals and families affected by hearing loss.

Upper Providence Community Fall Festival - Collegeville, PA - Oct 14 to Oct 14, 2023
Fun for the whole family at Black Rock Park

Philly Music Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 9 to Oct 15, 2023
A non-profit music fest focused on local bands, with all proceeds donated to local music educaiton charities. Several venues and four nights, with World Cafe hosting both Friday and Saturday. Check the facebook event for more information!

Mt Airy Village Fair - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2023
The Mt. Airy Village Fair is a day-long fair for the neighborhood, by the neighborhood. Past fun has included music and dancing on multiple stages, a petting zoo, and interactive booths, plus food trucks, large scale collaborative art, and tons of community cheer.

Old City Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2023
Old City Fest is a celebration of art and design, fashion and food, creativity and culture on the streets of America’s most historic square mile— Old City, Philadelphia. This event highlights the region’s premier art and design district, showcasing local designers, creative firms, restaurants, retailers, galleries, theater, culture, history and architecture.

Chestnut Hill Fall into the Arts Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2023
Everyone is invited to enjoy a day of art, music, culinary delights and boutique shopping as Germantown Avenue, between Willow Grove and Rex Avenue is transformed into an outdoor arts and crafts marketplace. Chestnut Hill serves as a backdrop for more than 100 talented artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The Makers Village aims to celebrate both the beauty of a finished piece of art as well as the act of making it. Germantown Avenue is closed to all vehicular traffic as fine arts and crafts, live entertainment, exhibits, and children’s rides and activities, take place up and down the street between the 8000 and 8600 blocks of Germantown Avenue. Visitors can stroll the Avenue to view and purchase fine arts and crafts, enjoy live music or dine al fresco. Admission to the festival is free

Upper Main Line Oktoberfest - Paoli, PA - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Rotary Club of the Upper Main Line’s Annual Oktoberfest is a family-friendly event. They’ll have games, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and bouncy-houses for the kids, plus live music, dancing, bratwurst, and a great beer selection (including Victory Oktoberfest) for kids-at-heart. 100% of the proceeds go directly to charity projects and donations. Locally, they support organizations like ACLAMO, ARC of Chester County, Community Volunteers In Medicine, Philabundance, and T&E Cares as well as supporting Rotary International initiatives such as disaster relief, food and medical services, and the fight to end polio. Admission: $8 advance, $10 at the door – Kids under 21 free with paying adult.

Bensalem Fall Festival - Bensalem, PA - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Annual fall festival at Bensalem Municipal Complex (limited parking for general public at the event site – grab the free shuttle from parking lots at the high school and senior center). Enjoy a celebration of community pride, including a concert, animal shows, amusements, car shows, business and crafter attractions, fireworks and more!

Upper Merion Township Community Fair & Fall Festival - King of Prussia, PA - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Upper Merion Parks and Rec’s annual Community Fair and Fall Festival returns to Heuser Park with live music, a variety of food vendors, craft vendors, face painting, games, hayrides to a pumpkin patch, inflatables and much more! This event is kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and free to the public!

Kennett Brewfest - Kennett Square, PA - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Almost 100 breweries with unique and seasonal brews, plus live music, food trucks, vendors, gaming area and more.

Beast of a Feasr – EPZ - Norristown, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2023
This night of fundraising allows guests to sample the finest culinary creations from dozens of Montgomery County’s most popular restaurants. Guests will also experience animal encounters, live music, and more at Beast of a Feast – making it not only the area’s must-attend event, but also a party for a purpose!

FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia - Phoenixville, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 8, 2023
Independent film festival in Philadelphia, offering premiers from all genres and lengths, plus chances to vote for your favorites and meet the filmmakers, cast and crews.

Bikes and Beers Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2023
Head out from Yards Brewery on a 15, 30 or 45 mile race through the beautiful city of Philadelphia.

Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life – Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2023
Two locations this year. Get your wheels in motion for the annual CF Cycle for Life event and ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Philadelphia. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 15, 30, & 45 miles. From the kick-off breakfast to the post-event party, you will enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, on-site bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, encouragement from ride marshals cheering you along the way, and plenty of support vehicles to help guide you to the finish line. This unique event empowers participants to take action and help in the fight against cystic fibrosis

Run Now Wine Later 5K & Festival - New Hope, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2023
Run through the adorable town of New Hope and end your 5K at the Bucks County Playhouse for a food and wine tasting festival. Run and then wine for $55 (runners get a long sleeve shirt, and finishers get a beautiful medal featuring a different historic New Hope landmark each year) or purchase a Wine & Food Festival Only Ticket (21+)

Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Head to Pennypack Environmental Center for a day of seasonal games, pumpkin painting, cider, crafts, and more, with free admission, activities from 25c – $1, plus food and pumpkins for sale.

Swedesboro Day - Swedesboro, NJ - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Dragon Run 5k, live performances on two stages, car show, historic reenactors, local vendors and more

Sacred Heart School Oktoberfest - Oxford, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Authentic German food, beer, games, and a German band

Limerick Uncorked Festival - Schwenksville, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Vendors, vineyards, breweries, food trucks, live music and more! Sample wine and beer or purchase full-glass pours and bottles/cans. Proceeds benefit Limerick Parks & Recreation Department. Previously called the Wine, Beer & Food Festival

St. Paul’s Oktoberfest - Glenside, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
The event features great food, beer, silent auction with great deals, entertainment by Don Bitterlich on his amazing accordion and house oompah Band. Kids activities will be FREE of charge and include a pony ride, face painting, giant slide and much more. (Donations welcome.) All proceeds benefit Lutheran Disaster Response. Tickets include one beverage of choice, a souvenir mug, and a platter of food. The platter is filled with either Spaetzle or Dumplings, Red Cabbage or Sauerkraut, One sausage (Bier, Bavarian or Oktoberfest), Bread or Roll, Sliced Pork or Sliced Beef.

Midtown Village Fall Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
A popular autumn street festival at the Midtown Village shops, where visitors enjoy live music and entertainment, vendors, craftmakers, childrens activities and more!

Linvilla Apple Festival - Media, PA - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Live music, pie eating contest, apple tastings, costumed characters, fresh roasted corn, plus all the regular fun of Linvilla (you-pick, playground, marketplace) and their seasonal Pumpkinland (scarecrows and more)

Fall Harvest Sampler - Doylestown, PA - Sep 29 to Sep 29, 2023
Enjoy a night at Peace Valley Nature Center with over 50 seasonal craft beers, paired with harvest foods and desserts. There will also be live music, silent auction, door prizes, raffle, and a commemorative beer glass!

Bucks County Book Festival - Doylestown, PA - Sep 29 to Sep 30, 2023
50+ professionally published authors, panel discussions, book readings and signings, a writer’s workshop, and a children’s day

Downingtown FallFest - Downingtown, PA - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2023
Beer garden, BMX show, food and craft vendors, and more.

Vendemmia Wine and Food Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2023
Plenty of wine and food, top notch entertainment and dancing. The Vendemmia Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to preserving Italian culture; to advancing the understanding of Italian heritage and the art of winemaking; to fostering pride in community; and to supporting the educational needs of students of Italian heritage in South Philadelphia. Over 300 local students have benefited from event proceeds over the years.

Bike the Brandywine - Chadds Ford, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Bike your choice of a 25, 45, or 62 mile course, benefitting the Brandywine Conservancy’s clean water programs.

Warrington Township Community Day - Chalfont, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Pony rides, entertainment, food, fireworks and more

Glassboro Craft Beer Festival - Glassboro, NJ - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Live music and sampling local brews

Frankford Hall Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
This Northern Liberties Beer Garden will shut down Frankford Avenue for the day with a block party as the bar simply isn’t big enough to contain all of the people seeking fun, German beer and sausages. Drink imported and local beers and try sausages under the tents as you enjoy live music and family friendly fun at its Philadelphia Oktoberfest.

Fall Fest & Car Show - Hatfield, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Kids activities, car show, food, Hatfield Auto Museum tours, food drive, and more!

South Philly Sausage Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
An autumn craft-beer, sausage-themed festival with live music, featuring 10 restaurants, 10 local craft breweries, 8 live music shows, arts & craft vendors, and kids play area. Head to West Passyunk Ave between Broad and 15th Street.

Linvilla Orchards Arts & Craft Festival - Media, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
Live musical performances and unique art exhibitors offering a variety of woodcrafts, jewelry, photography, wine cork decor, and more! Rain date is the following weekend. Everything else at Linvilla including you-pick is open as well!

Lower Gwynedd Fall Fest - Lower Gywnedd, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Replaces the Pike Fest. A 5K race will kick off the festivities, followed by an area packed with local business vendors, food trucks, kids amusements and music. Held on Houston Road

Yardley Harvest Day - Yardley, PA - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Free event along Canal Street and in the neighborhood around it, with something for everyone, including crafts, food, live music, kids’ activities, and more..

Xponential Music Festival - Camden, NJ - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
The festival returns to the Camden Waterfront at Wiggins Park, and is a great opportunity to see established artists and to discover new up-and-coming bands.

Radnor Fall Festival - Wayne, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2023
Always on the third Sunday of September, the Wayne Business Association sponsors this event, turning North Wayne Avenue and West Avenue into a funland for everyone, with street performances by local bands and dance studios, face painting, carnival rides, vendors, and more!

Paw Prints 5K - Eastampton Township, NJ - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2023
Off-road 5k through Smithville Park, with a 1 mile fun trail walk and a fundraiser for Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Jenkintown Festival of the Arts - Jenkintown, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2023
Every fall, Jenkintown’’s main thoroughfare and Town Square transform into an outdoor art gallery at Jenkintown Festival of the Arts. While there, visitors can talk to artists about their creations or stroll through six blocks of the boroughs quaint downtown area. In addition, the festival offers visitors the opportunity to peruse a variety of goods while reveling in a festival atmosphere full of food, music and fun outdoors.

Philadelphia Distance Run - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2023
Enjoy a flat, fast course (5K – half marathon) through historic Philadelphia, finishing at the Rocky Steps of the Art Museum.

Sly Fox Can Jam Music Festival - Pottstown, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Free music concert at Sly Fox Brewery, featuring several styles of music, plus Sly Fox Food, beer, and gear available for purchase.

Conshohocken FunFest - Conshohocken, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Fayette Street will be closed from 1st to 5th Avenue, with live music, food, vendors, crafters, children’s activities, and more!

Wines on the Hill - Hilltown, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Wineries, craft beer, distilleries, food, live music, exhibitors and vendors

Wuffjam - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
Bring your pups to enjoy live music, show local businesses, enjoy food trucks, and have the kids and dogs enjoy activities designed just for them.

Devon Fall Classic - Devon, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 17, 2023
Live music, great shipping, food, rides and games

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza - Oaks, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 17, 2023
Head to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks for the largest and most comprehensive quilt festival in the state, with over 600 quilts and works of textile art on display. Shop the vendors and sock up on everything you need to quilt.

Bucks-Mont Oktoberfest - Warminster, PA - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Saturday from 11 AM to 10 PM. German food, fun and beer! German music groups playing all day, soccer games, keg tapping ceremony plus fun for the kids including a moon bounce, clowns, face painting, kickball, hayrides, arts & crafts, obstacle course and playground. Rain date is Sunday.

Newtown Beerfest - Newtown Borough, PA - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Beer tasting, live music, food & fun at The Stockings Works.

Septemberfest - Pennsville, NJ - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Septemberfest is held annually on the Saturday after Labor Day at the Riverview Beach Park in Pennsville, NJ. The day begins with a parade and continues as a festival in the park, including amusement rides, musical entertainment in the gazebo, food vendors, craft vendors, exhibits, and much more! The day concludes with a fireworks display at dusk.

Royersford CommUNITY Day - Royersford, PA - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Vendors, crafters, live music, street performers, free kids’ games, and food!

Food Truck Rally - Feasterville-Trevose, PA - Sep 8 to Sep 8, 2023
Over 20 food truck options, plus children’s activities, vendors, DJ, beer garden and more.

Volksfest at Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 2 to Sep 4, 2023
The popular Labor Day Volksfest in Philadelphia that kicks off the German celebrations here in the US returns. Three days of great food, fantastic entertainment, vendors, kids activities, singing & dancing, crafts, souvenirs & prizes, and more. The park opens at noon each day.

Made in America Music Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 2 to Sep 3, 2023
2024 Update – Not happening in 2024 and being reimagined for the future. Normally: One of the largest music festivals and event in the country. Features about 100 live musicians on stages. Held in downtown Philadelphia along Ben Franklin Parkway.

India Fair - Glenmoore, PA - Aug 19 to Aug 19, 2023
The India Fair Event is a celebration of the rich culture, traditions, and diversity of India. It aims to bring together people from various backgrounds and communities to experience the vibrant colors, flavors, and performances that India has to offer.

Girard Ave Street Fest - Philadelphia, PA - May 6 to May 6, 2023
Annual Girard Avenue Street Festival in Brewerytown. Music, food, and family fun abound! Shop the artisan vendor market, hear from neighborhood organizations, and socialize with your neighbors.

PHestival of Trees - King of Prussia, PA - Dec 3 to Dec 4, 2022
This two-day, walk-through event at the King of Prussia Mall features hundreds of decorated holiday trees; a light show; decorated gingerbread houses; a live Nativity scene; a Hanukkah menorah; Kwanzaa imagery; and Santa himself. Timed tickets are required; proceeds benefit local animal shelters and rescues.

Holiday Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 25 to Dec 30, 2022
Visitors of all ages will be wowed by a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under), and bustling model trains, all set in the lovely winter garden of the Morris Arboretum. The display and buildings are all made of natural materials – bark, leaves, twigs, hollow logs, mosses, acorns, dried flowers, seeds and stones – to form a perfectly proportioned miniature landscape complete with small streams. Each building, while an exact replica of the original, is unique in its design. Philadelphia-area landmarks such as a masterpiece replica of Independence Hall are made using pinecone seeds for shingles, acorns as finials and twigs as downspouts.

Blue Cross RiverWalk Winterfest - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 25 to Mar 5, 2022
For 29 seasons, Winterfest has been Philadelphia’s favorite Winter tradition on the Delaware River Waterfront, inviting visitors for a chance to indulge in flights of fancy under thousands of sparkling lights in a winter wonderland with spectacular views of the Delaware River, complete with comforting warming cabins, physically-distanced fire pit stations, games for the young and young-at-heart, delicious food and refreshing drinks, the signature holiday tree and — of course — ice skating on the NHL-sized rink. Winterfest is a top destination for anyone looking for safe, family fun.

Dickens Village at Macy’s - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 25 to Dec 31, 2022
At 6,000 square feet, this 26-scene walk-through experience of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is massive, and a main holiday attraction for Center City visitors. Santa will be available for visits through Christmas Eve. By reservation only – this year, you can make reservations up to five days in advance.

West County Griswolds - West Chester, PA - Nov 24 to Jan 3, 2023
The Plummer family of West Chester take cues from the hilarious Griswold family of the popular National Lampoon movies with this massive annual holiday light display at their home, featuring more than 100,000 lights controlled via computer. Bonus: Kids can drop off their letters to Santa here.

Winter in Franklin Square featuring the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 16 to Feb 26, 2023
Experience the magic of the holidays and celebrate new and old traditions! Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO, and warm up comfort food, local brews, and hot beverages in the Winter Beer Garden.

Rothman Ice Rink and Winter at Dilworth Park - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 4 to Feb 26, 2023
When the temperatures dip and the nights get long, Dilworth Park transforms into a luminous winter wonderland, with a bedecked City Hall as the iconic backdrop. Skating, the wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn, Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market and the Deck the Hall Holiday Light Show are all amazing winter traditions to make your own.

Philly Burger Brawl - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 23 to Oct 23, 2022
10th annual The annual Burger Brawl, where more than 50 restaurants compete for best burger, is back – tthe all-you-can-eat event supports The Fund for the Philadelphia School District

Towamencin Township Community Day - Lansdale, PA - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2022
Vendors, live music, zip line, food court, inflatables, face painting and balloon animals, pony rides and more!

Riverfront Art and Music Festival - Gloucester City, NJ - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2022
There will be music from over 12 bands at the Betsy Ross Pavillion overlooking the Delaware River. There will be several vendors offering fine art, crafts, woodwork, and food. There will be a professional artist doing portraits, plus henna tattoos for kids, sand art, and much more.

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale - King of Prussia, PA - Oct 6 to Oct 8, 2022
The King’s Plate (pairing dinner and competition) is on Thursday and Beerfest Royale sessions on Saturday. Tasting mug, beer samples, live music, free parking and more. Event proceeds benefit King of Prussia District.

97.5 The Fanatic Fan Fest at XFinity Live - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Celebrity and Fanatic meet & greets, luxury cars, bands, beer and food, plus more. 18+ to enter. Free parking.

Project Sweet Peas at Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm - Jobstown, NJ - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2022
A fun fundraiser to Project Sweet Peas – Greater Philadelphia Area to support NICU families, this event features apple picking, pumpkin picking, a sunflower photo trail, corn maze, live music, wine tasting room and outdoor grill all on a gorgeous farm. Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm will be donating a portion of the Park’n’Pick tickets to PSP, and a PSP team will be there with raffle baskets and a card-making station for cards for families of NICU babies in the area.

Oktoberfest at PhilaLandmarks - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2022
Head to the beautiful Physick House garden for a tented celebration of all things autumn, with some of Philly’s favorite actors performing comic scenes, short stories, and jokes about the magic of fall, including some Halloween themes, too: spectral encounters, funny Halloween tweets, and an homage to spooky icons, from Count Dracula to the wonderfully witchy Stevie Nicks. Pre-performance, there will be lawn games, Bavarian snacks, and beer selections from local breweries!

Neshaminy Creek Oktoberfest - Croydon, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
From 12-7 PM for a day full of the finest NCBC beers (including some limited ones, tba), food, and live music! All ages can attend. Free entry. Lederhosen preferred, but not required.

Green Earth Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
This FREE family-friendly event will feature kid’s activities, info about local initiatives and vendors exhibiting eco-friendly products and services. Enjoy the music, food and local produce at the Farmer’s Market.

Spruce Street Harbor Park Fall Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
They’’re getting into the spirit of the season early with an annual Fall Fest. Prepare for a weekend jam-packed with live music, free activities, and amazing food. Don’t forget to “cheers” with a fantastic lineup of fall brews, too!

Halfway to St Patrick’s Party at Molly Maguire’s – Irish Street Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2022
An Irish festival for the whole family, with live music and dance performances, bagpipers, Irish food and Guinness, kids activities and more!

Duffield’s Fall Food Truck and Apple Festival - Sewell, NJ - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022

Egyptian Festival - Hatfield, PA - Sep 10 to Sep 18, 2022
An event with a little flavor of Egypt at a local church

Bolton Mansion Fall Fest - Levittown, PA - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2022
Free admission at the Bolton mansion, including tours, vendors, kids activities, Revolutionary War encapment and demonstrations, food, and more.

Philadelphia Honey Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 8 to Sep 11, 2022
Free festival at different venues across the city, featuring kids activities, hive talk, Bee Beard, vendor market place and more.

Fringe Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 8 to Oct 2, 2022
A variety of artistic performances and presentations all across the city and online, including those for families.

Pierogi Fest - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 14, 2022
For 2022: Drive through pick up available. Normally: Food, drinks (including craft beer and other beverages), music, games, and prizes for all ages. Enjoy pierogi varieties including potato and cheese, potato jalapeno and cheese, sauerkraut, cheese steak, buffalo chicken, sausage and peppers, pumpkin pie, lekvar, and new flavors such as chicken alfredo and more

Kwanzaa Celebration at Sesame Place - Langhorne, PA - Dec 26 to Dec 1, 2021
A festive and fun Kwanzaa Celebration! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends each night of Kwanzaa for a special Storytime and Kinara lighting to learn all about the celebrations and principles of Kwanzaa.

Tredyffin Township Holiday Tree Lighting - Wayne, PA - Dec 4 to Dec 4, 2021
Tree lighting with complimentary hot beverages and sweet treats

Christmas Light Show at Macy’s - Philadelphia, PA - Dec 1 to Dec 31, 2021
A nostalgic family holiday experience, the Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City is a Philadelphia tradition that dates back more than half a century. Voiced by none other than Julie Andrews, the free show features classic songs and stories like The Nutcracker and Frosty the Snowman illuminated by 100,000 lights and backed by the sounds of the famous Wanamaker Organ, one of the largest in the world.

Hanukkah Celebration at Sesame Place - Langhorne, PA - Nov 28 to Dec 5, 2021
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Sesame Place’s Menorah Lighting Ceremony. Join a local cantor, Baby Bear, who celebrates Hanukkah with his family, Grover and more of your Sesame Street friends to play a game of dreidel, light the Menorah, and learn all about Hanukkah! Select dates.

Haddon Township Turkey Trot 5k - Westmont, NJ - Nov 27 to Nov 27, 2021

East Greenwich Turkey Trot - Mickleton, NJ - Nov 27 to Nov 27, 2021
East Greenwich Home and School Association’s Turkey Trot 5K Run/ 1 mile Walk and 1mile Fun Run

Miracle on South 13th Street - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 27 to Jan 1, 2022
Neighbors on the 1600 block of South 13th Street work together on the elaborate display that adorns their street

Smedley Street Christmas Light Spectacular - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 27 to Jan 10, 2022
Amother neighborhood affair, on the 2700 block of Smedley Street, a 50+ year tradition of decoration and community continues

The Barbary Thanksgiving Eve Party - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2021

Thanksgiving Eve at Howl at the Moon Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 24 to Nov 24, 2021
Turkey is good, but booze is better! Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks, with featured drinks, games, dancing and a great night out!

Feastival - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2021
The premier fundraising event for FringeArts, with 80+ top restaurants from across the city pairing up to offer exlusive, one-night only dishes

Camden County Fair - Blackwood, NJ - Oct 15 to Oct 16, 2021
Check out 4H exhibits, pony rides, live entertainment, rides and more, with free admission and free parking!

Chestnut Hill Brewing’s Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2021
Live music, games including Hammerschlagen, corn hole, and jenga, a stein holding competition, costume contest, beer specials and special beers on tap and more

Greenfest Philly - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
Canceled for 2022. The tri-state region’s largest environmental festival! Over 100 exhibitors and vendors over a place to learn about living sustainable while having fun. Shop for local green wares, great food, live music, live demonstrations, kid friendly activities and more! Free admission

Ardmore Oktoberfest - Ardmore, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
For 2021, one day with reservation required. Normally: An 8 day German festival with beer, food, live music, yodel contest, nailing contest, brat eating contest and cycle party. Admission is free. Do not miss the fraternity style drinking activities like beer pong, flip cup, and more. Foods include giant bier pretzl, German potato salad, Apfelstrudel, Wurstteller sausage, and German chocolate cake.

Wands & Wizards - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 16 to Oct 17, 2020
Formerly the Harry Potter Festival, this annual festival fills the air with wizardry and wonder each October in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. The charming little neighborhood turns into a magical place perfect for witches and wizards of all ages. Don’t miss the Brews & Broomsticks pub crawl the night before!

Gloucester County 4-H Fall Fest - Mullica Hill, NJ - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Hurricane Ida tornado affected the venue

Fall Food Truck Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: 30+ Food Trucks will grace the streets with globally influenced eats, giving you the opportunity to enjoy city-style eating in the suburbs. Both city-based and local trucks and vendors participate in this unique event.

Gabby Gobble 5k - Phoenixville, PA - Nov 28 to Nov 28, 2019
5k on Thanksgiving Day, all while raising money to fight childhood cancer.

The Great Philadelphia Vegan Bake Up - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 1 to Nov 3, 2019
Bake-off for best vegan good – this year, CUPCAKES

Lansdale Oktoberfest - Lansdale, PA - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: Children’s apple bobbing, potato sack races, the pie eating contest, and the Masskrugstemmen (for adults) in addition to live music and German dancers.

South Street Pumpkin Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
PumpkinFest takes over Second Street’s Headhouse Plaza between Pine and South Streets, with live music, shopping, seasonal bites and brews, straw bale maze, live performances, horse and wagon hay rides, face painting, pumpkin decorating and more. South Street businesses will open their doors for trick or treating (children 12 and under). PumpkinFest is free, with food, drink and shopping pay-as-you-go.

Glow in the Park - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 17 to Oct 17, 2019
Glow in the Park is Fairmount Park Conservancy’’s annual event to showcase Philly’’s amazing parks and build the next generation of park champions. Held at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center, enjoy as they light up the night and host fellow park lovers for an evening of music, food, drinks and surprises. Proceeds from this event go to support Fairmount Park Conservancy’s work to bring parks to life.

Comic Con for Kids - Oaks, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
A one-of-a-kind family friendly pop culture event that brings social media celebrities, gaming, cosplay, and tech together under one roof.

Cheltenham Community Harvest Festival - Elkins Park, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Enjoy all day music and entertainment, hayrides, a craft fair, inflatable amusements, township vehicles on display, pumpkin decorating, and of course a delicious food court. Stay for the fireworks at dark. Held at Curtis Arboretum, Church Road and Greenwood Avenue in Wyncote. Free admission and parking available on site!

Triumph Oktoberest - New Hope, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: At noon they will have the traditional tapping of the first barrel of Oktoberfest by New Hope’s Mayor Keller. After 4pm, Oktoberfest is a 21+ only party with stein-hoisting competitions, pretzel eating competition, cornhole and giant Jenga on the patio, and more, plus live music, German staples and their delicious regular menu (Triumph is a favorite stop when we’re taking family train rides in New Hope with our nephew)

Fall Food Truck Festival - Red Hill, PA - Oct 4 to Oct 4, 2019
Live music, beer garden, food trucks and more at the Red Hill Fire Company Social Club, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.