Summer Fun in Bucks County – Free and Fee Events

Last year I wrote a post about the great opportunities for fun and entertainment in Bucks County. Since people have been asking me about events and concerts, as well as timing, see my post with more information about some of the venues listed below.

While Tom and I love to travel in the winter, we absolutely love living in Bucks County in the summer! Actually the spring and fall are gorgeous too.

Sailboats docked at Nockamixon State ParkI call Bucks County ‘Eye Candy,’ especially for those who love nature. Solebury Township, where we live, also known as New Hope, is among the townships with the highest percentage of preserved land, so it is very green – filled with tree farms and horse farms.

We have a lake too – you can see it in the photos in my 2015 post.

Bucks County Outdoor Summer Activities

Bucks County is quite large, with many towns, and there are lots of great outdoor activities throughout the summer. You can stay busy all summer without paying an entrance fee; although some fun Bucks County events do require a small fee, from $5 and up. I am covering many events in towns that I know, and if you know of additional events, please add them in comments.

Bucks County Music and Entertainment

Bucks County Festivals

Some of these may have a fee. The good news is that I have made it easy for you to find out by including the links.


Bucks County Parks and Waterways

bucks-county-summer-fun-paddle-boarding-lake-nockamixonIn Bucks County, we have our share of beautiful parks and waterways for daylight fun. In addition to the Delaware River, there are many lakes and waterways where you can play on and around the water. Public parks with lakes and waterways include:

bucks-county-summer-fun-kayaking-lake-nockamixonMost are free to visit and picnic. Some have water sports and swimming pools too.

Bucks County Indoor and Outdoor Events with a Fee

While the Doylestown museums generally require a fee, on July 16th, 2016, the museums will be free for the day.  They include:

Bucks County Theater and Music

Some of the lesser known venues that put on great shows at lower costs are:

Most know about the historic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, which has been renovated, and offers a bar overlooking the river where you can have appetizers, dessert and a drink during intermission and pre-show. Ticket prices are generally higher here, unless you can get them on Philly Funsavers.

Check here if you are looking for even more ‘things to do in Bucks County.’ You can also check out my previous posts:

If you know of other events, please add them in the comments.  Happy summer!

4 thoughts on “Summer Fun in Bucks County – Free and Fee Events

  1. Looks like there’s plenty to keep you busy in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. I have to say it’s my first time learning about Bucks County and it sure looks like a great place to enjoy the summer.

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