Peddler’s Village, a countryside shopping, dining, lodging, and family entertainment destination in the heart of historic Bucks County, PA, that is widely recognized for its popular festivals and events, will be hosting several family-friendly events in March and April. The fourth annual PEEPS® in the Village competition and display, which will this year feature more than 100 marshmallow creations, will open on Monday, March 13 and continue through April 23. The Celebrate the Green weekend on March 17, 18, and 19 will showcase Irish-themed entertainment, food, and beverages, and Easter will be marked with the annual Easter Egg Hunt (a ticketed event) on Saturday, April 8, followed by the traditional Easter brunch at the Cock ‘n Bull on Sunday, April 9. The first festival of the year, Spring FunFest, will take place on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23. Additionally, thousands of Village-wide tulips are expected to bloom in the weeks ahead, providing a spectacular spring backdrop for Instagram-worthy photos.
On March 13, the opening day of PEEPS® in the Village, the official “PEEPSmobile” will make an appearance, creating additional photo opportunities for guests. The display itself, which will feature more than 100 creations, will be open daily during shop hours (excluding Easter Day) through Sunday, April 23 in the Visitor and Event Center. Until April 1, guests can vote for their favorite dioramas, sculptures, and wall art, with winners receiving cash prizes. Also located at the Visitor and Event Center is the Village General Store that will be featuring a “PEEPS® Pop-Up Shop.” Guests can purchase a wide selection of PEEPS® merchandise including plush bunnies and chicks, PEEPS®-themed T-shirts, accessories, and more.
Also happening in March is Celebrate the Green, a celebration of Irish-themed dining and drink specials at Village restaurants. On Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, guests can enjoy special performances by bagpipers and Irish dancers, live music, and a family-friendly leprechaun hunt.
April will feature Easter celebrations, including an Easter Egg Hunt (a ticketed event) on Saturday, April 8, and an all-day Easter buffet at the Cock ‘n Bull on Sunday, April 9.
Spring FunFest, the first festival of the year at Peddler’s Village, takes place on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23. Geared towards guests of all ages, Spring FunFest will include special activities and live performances, outdoor food and drinks, and a Family Fun Walk benefiting the Autism Cares Foundation ($10 per person). Guests who participate will receive a free carousel ride at Giggleberry Fair and kids under 12 years of age will also receive a moonbounce ticket. The first 50 participants will receive a $5 Giggleberry Fair game card.
“We’re excited to be entering the next season of festivals and events at Peddler’s Village,” said Chief Operating Officer Bob McGowan. “Each year, we strive to provide a family-friendly destination where guests of all ages can enjoy our special events – a place where visitors, near and far, can experience the very best of what Bucks County has to offer. This year is looking to be the best yet for our festivals and events here at Peddler’s Village.”
Other upcoming events include Comedy in the Village on Fridays, March 24 and April 21, a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: Houdini’s Whodunit on Friday, April 14, and a Cupcake Decorating Competition, with entries displayed from Wednesday, May 3 through Saturday, May 20. A blood drive open to the public will be held on April 10. The Strawberry Month Kickoff Weekend will be held on May 6 and 7.
Peddler’s Village is located in the heart of Bucks County in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, just 40 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles southwest of New York City. For more information, visit PeddlersVillage.com or call 215-794-4000.