Philadelphia Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 PA Events

BMW Championship - Newtown Square, PA - Aug 13 to Aug 18, 2019
Golf tournament that serves as the penultimate event of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs. Dates back to 1899, the third-oldest tournement on the PGA schedule.

Keystone Comic Con - Philadelphia, PA - Aug 23 to Aug 25, 2019
Get photos with, and autographs from, some of your favorites! James & Oliver Phelps and Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter), Gina Torres (Firefly, Serenity, Suits), Scott Patterson (Gilmore Girls), and more of your favorites from television and movies, incuding Star Wars, Star Trek, and Game of Thrones!

97.5 The Fanatic Fan Fest at XFinity Live - Philadelphia, PA - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2019
Celebrity and Fanatic meet & greets, luxury cars, bands, beer and food, plus more. 18+ to enter. Free parking.

Fonthill Castle Beer Fest - Doylestown, PA - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2019
Spend an end-of summer afternoon at Fonthill Castle for our 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.

Phoenixville VegFest - Phoenixville, PA - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2019
Vegan food and street festival with live music and vendors

Made in America Music Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
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.

Polish American Festival - Doylestown, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 8, 2019
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, 2019
Horse show competition, family fun, shopping, food & drink, entertainment, rides and amusements, live music, car show and more.

Art in the Garden - New Hope, PA - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
20th annual. The gardens at Paxson Hill Farm will be transformed into a artistic wonderland, with over 90 local artists, plus food vendors and live music.

Art Week Doylestown - Doylestown, PA - Sep 2 to Sep 8, 2019
Showcases both permanent and temporary art installations in local museums, galleries, storefronts, restaurants, and more! Enjoy large scale exhibits, live art, collections, and small shows. Free to attend and participate. Art Week Doylestown leads up to the annual Doylestown Arts Festival.

Fringe Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 5 to Sep 22, 2019
A variety of artistic performances and presentations all across the city and online, including those for families.

Philadelphia Honey Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
10th annual. Free festival at different venues across the city, featuring kids activities, hive talk, Bee Beard, vendor market place and more.

Haverford Music Festival - Havertown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
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, 2019
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!

Bucks-Mont Oktoberfest - Warminster, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
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.

Greater Philly Home Show - King of Prussia, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
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!

Food Truck Frenzy - Bensalem, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Over 20 food truck options, plus children’s activities, vendors, DJ and more.

Flying Fish 5k - Somerdale, NJ - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
5k with beer and family fun at Flying Fish Brewery in Somerdale, NJ.

Doylestown Arts Festival - Doylestown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
Follows Art Week in Doylestown with 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, 2019
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, 2019
This year, check out the great lineup at this annual blues festival in Phoenixville

Market of the Macabre - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
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 feed and beer for purchase, and don’t forget to bring cash! Victorian/Steampunk attire encouraged. $5 admission (cash only)

Duffield’s Fall Food Truck and Apple Festival - Sewell, NJ - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019

Pottstown Pet Fair - Pottstown, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
One of the largest free pet fairs in Pennsylvania, with a blessing of the animals, adoptions, vets and clinics, vendors, and more!

Dog Days of Summer Event - Fairless Hills, PA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Over 150 cars on display, pets for adoption, tons of family activities, Disney characters, Wahlburgers, live music, amazing prizes and more at the Cannstatter Volksfest Verein.

Run Now Wine Later 5K & Festival - New Hope, PA - Sep 8 to Sep 8, 2019
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+)

Feria del Barrio - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 8 to Sep 8, 2019
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.

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza - Oaks, PA - Sep 12 to Sep 15, 2019
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.

Swarthmore Co-op Food Truckathon - Swarthmore, PA - Sep 13 to Sep 13, 2019
Food trucks descend on the Swarthmore Co-Op for an evening of delicious food offerings a la carte.

Outlaw Music Festival - Camden, NJ - Sep 13 to Sep 13, 2019
Great music lineup at the Mann, with Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raittand more.

Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival - New Hope, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
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.

Run Germantown 5K - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
5K through the historic Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. Afterparty includes a beer garden, splash pool and more!

Run the Vineyards Autumn Trail 8K and 5K - Chadds Ford, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
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.

Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest - Spring House, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Bethlehem Pike is closed to traffic, and local businesses come out to help showcase and celebrate the Lower Gwynedd Community, plus music, the Wissahickon High School Marching band, local artisans, kids’ activities, food trucks and more. Start the day off with a run at 8am, when Born to Run puts on a 5k.

Bolton Mansion Fall Fest - Levittown, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Free admission at the Bolton mansion, including tours, vendors, kids activities, Revolutionary War encapment and demonstrations, food, and more.

Village Renaissance Fair - Wrightstown, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
A benefit for the Village Library of Wrightstown, this real renaissance fair creates an interactive world for participants to take a stroll through history, encountering knights, aerialists, shows and activities, a working trebuchet, living chess, archery and more!

Irish Street Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
An Irish festival for the whole family, with live music and dance performances, bagpipers, Irish food and Guinness, kids activities and more!

Park Side Food Festival - Quakertown, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2018
Head to the Univest Performance Center for a day of food trucks, non-food vendors, beer garden, live music, yard games and kids’ zone!

Wuffjam - Phoenixville, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
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.

Bike the Brandywine - Chadds Ford, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Bike your choice of a 25, 45, or 80 mile course, benefitting the Brandywine Conservancy’s clean water programs.

B(L)ok Party - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
Come on down to Mifflin Street (outside the old Bok High School) for an good old-fashioned block party! A bouncy castle, food trucks, produce stand and CSA sign up, live mural, bike decoration, performances and more.

Indo American Shopping/Cultural Fest - Chester Springs, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
Held at the Convention Center at Oaks, with vendors to help get ready for the holiday season, Bollywood music and mouthwatering food, henna, and kids activities. Free entry.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
Enjoy a flat, fast course (5K – half marathon) through historic Philadelphia, finishing at the Rocky Steps of the Art Museum. Raises funds for St Jude Children’s Hospital. There is also a Health & Fitness Expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Arch Street.

Radnor Fall Festival - Wayne, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
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!

Doo Wop Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
Doo wop event with 10 vocal groups and Oldies DJs, with an indoor and outdoor dance party. $25 ticket includes food, draft beer and soda, and are available at the FOP front desk. Benefits the FOP Survivors Fund.

Elmwood Hills Family Fun Day - Blackwood, NJ - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2019
Fun for the whole family including games, bounce house, face painting, petting zoo, food & more.

Newtown Beerfest - Newtown Borough, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Beer tasting, live music, food & fun at The Stockings Works.

South Philly Sausage Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
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 Art & Music Festival - Media, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
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!

Upper Providence Community Day - Collegeville, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Fun for the whole family

Yardley Harvest Day - Yardley, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Free event along Canal Street and in the neighborhood around it, with something for everyone, including crafts, food, live music, kids’ activities, and more..

Wine, Beer & Food Festival - Schwenksville, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
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.

Conshohocken FunFest - Conshohocken, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Fayette Street will be closed from 1st to 5th Avenue, with live music, food, vendors, crafters, children’s activities, and more!

Philly AIDS Thrift Lucky 13th Anniversary Block Party - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Celebrate the anniversary of Philly AIDS Thrift with a block party, featuring live music, kids moon bounce, face painting, carnival games, food trucks, pie eating contest, and more!

Camden County Fair - Blackwood, NJ - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
Check out 4H exhibits, pony rides, live entertainment, rides and more, with free admission and free parking!

Wanderlust 108 Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
The World’s Only Mindful Triathalon comes to Philadelphia at the Navy Yard. 5K run/walk, DJ-powered yoga session, and guided meditation at the Navy Yard. Following the triathlon, you can choose your own mindful adventure by enjoying bonus activities, perusing the Kula Market of local artisans, and stopping by Wanderlust’s True North Cafe for a healthy snack or lunch. From dancing with DJs at the main stage to trying something new like hooping and acroyoga, there’s plenty to do when you’re not on your mat. Nationally recognized teachers and musical talent are featured at each event to make for a fun-filled field day for mind and body.

Mudding for Mutts Adopt-a-Thon - Harleysville, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
A Jeep gathering for all animal lovers, with rescue groups and shelters on site with adoptable animals. Free admission, but towels, cleaning supplies, food, and monetary donations are appreciated, and proceeds will be donated to the shelters who attend.

Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival - Langhorne, PA - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Held at Core Creek Park, this event paddles out hunger

Healthy Living Festival - Morrisville, PA - Sep 22 to Sep 22, 2019
Free admission to a festival filled with vendors and information about living a healthier life, including eco, sustainable, metaphysical, and holistic vendors, plus artists and musicans, organic healthy food, and more!

Heritage Wine Festival - Mullica Hill, NJ - Sep 22 to Sep 22, 2019
Join the Winemakers Co-Op for an afternoon in the countryside of Hunterdon County and taste some of the top estate-grown wines of New Jersey. This event will feature live acoustic funk rock by special musical guest The John Beacher Trio! Gourmet a la carte food offerings will be available for purchase from Bucks County-based Zest Culinary. Author Jason Wilson will be the featured guest speaker, discussing the importance of emerging wine regions and lesser-known grape varieties to the American wine industry. Meet the winemakers and proprietors of the five Co-Op wineries and taste over 40 wines that adhere to their strict quality standards. All wines poured at this event will be 100% New Jersey-grown from the classic vinifera grapes of Europe and dry in style.

Philly Music Fest - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 25 to Sep 28, 2019
A non-profit music fest focused on local bands, with all proceeds donated to local music educaiton charities. Three venues and four nights, with World Cafe hosting both Friday and Saturday. Check the facebook event for more information!

All Black National Convention - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 26 to Sep 30, 2019
An event for those who want progress in their community. A selectin of events (the VIP pass gets you into all of them) including film screenings, provate sessions, and Master classes with Dr Boyce Watkins. Held in the evenings and weekends at Houston Marriott

Feastival - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2019
The premier fundraising event for FringeArts, with 80+ top restaurants from across the city pairing up to offer exlusive, one-night only dishes at the Cherry Street Pier

Fall Harvest Sampler - Perkasie, PA - Sep 27 to Sep 27, 2019
Enjoy a night at the Elephant Walk Farm 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!

Kennett Brewfest - Kennett Square, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Almost 100 breweries with unique and seasonal brews, plus live music, food trucks, vendors, gaming area and more.

Ardmore Oktoberfest - Ardmore, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
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.

Fall Fest & Car Show - Hatfield, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Kids activities, car show, food, Hatfield Auto Museum tours, food drive, and more!

Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show - Philadelphia, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
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.

Warrington Township Community Day - Chalfont, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Pony rides, entertainment, food, fireworks and more

Sly Fox Can Jam Music Festival - Pottstown, PA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Free music concert at Sly Fox Brewery, featuring several styles of music, plus Sly Fox Food, beer, and gear available for purchase.

Downingtown FallFest - Downingtown, PA - Sep 29 to Sep 29, 2019
Beer garden, BMX show, food and craft vendors, and more.

Bucks County Plein Air Festival - Newtown, PA - Oct 1 to Oct 6, 2019
See the work of 30 artists from across the country as they compete in a juried painting competition for $15,000 in prizes. Artists will paint throughout the week in Newtown, Doylestown, Peddler’s Village, and New Hope before a public art festival on October 6 at Bucks County Community College’s Newtown Campus, featuring quick draws, live music and performances, food, and wine tastings.

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale - King of Prussia, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 5, 2019
The Donnerstag: Happy Hour 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.

Night Market Point Breeze - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2019
The Food Trust’s roving night of food trucks comes to the Point Breeze neighborhood in October for the last night market of the year. One of our favorite Philly events, where dinner comes in pieces from different trucks as you walk through the neighborhood!

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.

Bensalem Fall Festival - Bensalem, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Annual fall festival at Bensalem Municipal Complex (no 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!

Midtown Village Fall Festival - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
A popular autumn street festival at the Midtown Village shops, where visitors enjoy live music and entertainment, vendors, craftmakers, childrens activities and more!

Fall Food Truck Festival - Phoenixville, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
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.

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!

Bikes and Beers Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Head out from Yards Brewery on a 15, 30 or 45 mile race through the beautiful city of Philadelphia.

Bucks County Fall Festival - Doylestown, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
50+ professionally published authors, panel discussions, book readings and signings, a writer’s workshop, and a children’s day

Wands & Wizards - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2019
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.

23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2019
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 will be provided by Valentin Bay, with beer provided by Hofbrau. 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!”

Walk4Hearing Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 20 to Oct 20, 2019
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.

Head of the Schuylkill Regatta - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
The Schuylkill River near Boathouse Row will have world champions and Olympic medalists competing for the Gold Cup trophy.

Gloucester Township Food and Craft Beer Festival - Blackwood, NJ - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
Over 20 food trucks will be set up, and a beer garden at the Gloucester Township Library, plus live music. Free admission!

FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 1 to Nov 3, 2019
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.

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

Peddler’s Village Apple Festival - Lahaska, PA - Nov 2 to Nov 3, 2019
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.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival - Oaks, PA - Nov 8 to Nov 10, 2019
Juried Fine Art & Craft Festival. Indoors at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. Free Parking.

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