Aug 9, 2013
Weekend Planner: Fun free festivals
This weekend is full of free and low-cost festivals. Celebrate food, music, insects or all three!
Philly & the 'burbs
The FREE Pennsylvania Dutch Festival takes over the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia this weekend. Enjoy delicious foods, Amish buggy & horse-drawn wagon rides, a farm animal petting zoo & live bluegrass music.
Peddler's Village in Lahaska celebrates its annual FREE Peach Festival with yummy samples, live music & a sidewalk sale.
The FREE 85th annual Chester County Old Fiddlers Picnic in Wagontown features live music & entertainment, crafts vendors, picnic foods & tours.
Head to Hatboro's FREE National Night Out for games & prizes, police & fire department demonstrations & live entertainment.
Find farm animals, a model railroad, tractor & robotics exhibits, arts displays, rides, BBQ & refreshments at the FREE Atlantic County 4-H Fair in South Egg Harbor.
The Butterfly Festival in Pennington features butterfly & insect exhibits, interactive "environ-zones," live music, local food, artisans & a live kids' entertainer.
It's Second Saturday in Collingswood, where you'll find shops with extended hours, art vendors, live music, craft & food demonstrations.
The Peak of the Peach Harvest Party at Milburn Orchards in Elkton, MD features ice cream-making demos, kids' games, face painting, pie-eating contests, sack races, farm animals & free peach samples. Cost is only $1!
Travel to Oz — or maybe just Rehoboth — to catch a special performance of The Wizard of Oz for kids.
Explore Nature & geography at the Hands-On History Cart at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington.