Fall Fests in the Delaware Valley
Enjoy these festivals and celebrate fall with your family this autumn season!
The soft crunch of leaves, crisp autumn air and scent of warm apple cider are just around the corner. Fall brings with it a season of fantastic weather and bountiful community festivals. Here are our picks for fall festivals in the Delaware Valley. Gather your family, and don’t miss out!
South Jersey Apple Fest
Sept. 10 & 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway (Rte. 40), Woodstown, N.J. 08098
Enjoy delicious apple treats, décor, activities and more at South Jersey’s Apple Fest. Kids can look forward to hay rides, face paint, pony rides and even a junior apple pie eating contest for children younger than age 12. The festival will also feature The Little Miss Apple Pageant for girls 4-8 years old on Sunday at 2 p.m. Free admission; $5 parking. salemcountyfair.com
30th Annual Radnor Fall Festival
Sept. 18, noon to 4 p.m.
Downtown Wayne on North Wayne Ave., Wayne, Pa.
Hosted by the Wayne Business Association for 30 years running, this festival promises fun for the whole family with activities, food, music and plenty of local vendors. Don’t miss out on fun children’s rides, face painting and delicious fall foods. For more information, visit facebook.com/waynebusiness or radnorfallfestival.com.
2022 Fall Farm Party
Oct. 1, noon to 3 p.m. (rain date: Oct. 8) Neighborhood Foods Farm, 608 N. 53rd St., Philadelphia, Pa.
Join Urban Tree Connection for music, food, vendors, farm tours and community this October as it celebrates another year of abundant harvest. Tickets are $20. urbantreeconnection.org
Straube Center Fall Fest
Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
100 Straube Center Blvd., Pennington, N.J. 08534
Appreciate art, music, food and more at the Straube Center Fall Fest. The festival features a glass blowing demonstration in addition to food, music and more fall fun. For more information call 609-736-3322 or visit straubecenter.com/art-shows.
All Hallows Eve Fall Festival
Oct. 15, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pa. 19473
Spend the afternoon at the Mills, where your kids can paint a pumpkin, do crafts, make cider, play in hay and shuck corn. This festival features a meadow hayride! For more information, call 610-287-9349. Free; Suggested donation: $2/person. montcopa.org/928/Pennypacker-Mills
Arlington Cemetery Harvest Festival
Oct. 16, noon to 4 p.m.
Arlington Cemetery, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, Pa.
Carve out a treasured memory with this kids’ Halloween parade, including a free pumpkin & decorating kit! There’s something for every member of the family with music by Whiskey Logic, a food and beer garden, a pumpkin patch, face painting, pumpkin decorating, flower crowns and yard games. Don’t forget to trick or treat at the 30+ artist & artisan tables and stick around for costume prizes. facebook.com/events/2305987129560390.
Cherry Hill Harvest Fest
Oct. 16, noon to 4 p.m.
100 Bortons Mill Road, off Brace Road, Cherry Hill N.J.
Join Cherry Hill Township in celebrating fall at Cherry Croft Farm’s Art Center and embrace a community celebration of the harvest. Enjoy family fun, including pony rides, a petting zoo, craft fair, pumpkins, live music and food trucks.