Saturday, October 10, 2020
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a portable feast at this special, alfresco evening on the grounds of the Mercer Museum.

Tickets include your choice of picnic fare, along with cocktail creations and non-alcoholic beverages.

Your reserved picnic space on the museum lawn ensures social distancing while you enjoy musical entertainment and other surprises.

Bid on unique silent auction items through contactless cellular mobile bidding.

Event benefits the Mercer Museum’s education programs and community initiatives, and also supports local restaurants and catering partners.

Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are $100/person
($75/person for Mercer Museum Members)
Bring your own chairs and blankets, or purchase a limited-edition
Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle picnic blanket when you purchase your ticket.

These options were designed for those who prefer table seating and include early access to the museum grounds:
Picnic Patrons – $500
Reserved, linen-covered table with picnic fare for your group of up to 4 people
Circle of Friends  – $1,250
Reserved, linen-covered table with picnic fare for your group of up to 8 people
Garden Benefactors – $2,000
Circle of Friends reserved table, plus the purchase, planting, and dedication of a 10′ tree for the Mercer Museum Grounds Beautification Project

Cocktails by the Castle is generously sponsored by:

BLBB Charitable
Penn Color
Penn Community Bank
Linda B. Hodgdon
Doris Hart Carr, in memory of George M. Carr III
Brian and Louise McLeod
Tom Thomas

For additional information,
call (215) 345-0210, ext. 132, or email to


In addition to installing his own Arts and Crafts tiles in Fonthill, Henry Mercer incorporated Persian, Chinese, Spanish and Dutch tiles.
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