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Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| $5 Adults /$3 Member Adults; $1 Youth (6-17) / Free for Children 5 and under

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$5 Adults /$3 Member Adults; $1 Youth (6-17) / Free for Children 5 and under
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Venue

Fonthill Castle
525 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
Phone:
215-345-0210

Join us on the grounds of Fonthill Castle to celebrate Independence Day with some old-fashioned fun. Festivities include a decorated bike parade, watermelon-eating contests, wheelbarrow and sack races, tug-of-war and live music. Food vendors will be available on-site.

Tickets sold at the door by cash or check

Event Schedule:

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. –   Welcome by “Henry Mercer” & National Anthem by Bucks County Country Gentleman Quartet

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. –    The Basilica Brass Quintet

 

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. –    Bike Parade

 

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   –    Kruisin’ Kanines Dog Agility Demonstration

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     –    DelVal Saxophone Quartet

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     –    Town Ball Game

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     –    Antique Bike Demonstration

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.     –    Robin Moore Story Time

 

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.     –    Kruisin’ Kanines Dog Agility Demonstration

 

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.     –    Galena Brass band

 

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.     –    Darcy Fair Story Time

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.     –    Antique Bike Demonstration

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.     –   Tom & Marianne Tucker folk music

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.     –    Robin Moore Story Time

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.     –    Darcy Fair Story Time

Ongoing Activities All Day Long:

  • Free Self-Guided Tours of Fonthill Castle’s First Floor
  • Games Grove – Badminton Court, Croquet, Historic Games, Stilts & Bean Bag Toss
  • Watermelon-Eating Contest
  • Wheelbarrow & Sack Races
  • Fonthill Downs Game
  • Tug-of-War
  • Obstacle Course
  • Cornhole

Food Vendors:

  • Sweet Pea Ice Cream
  • Nina’s Waffles
  • Big Poppa’s BBQ
  • Empanada Mama
  • Nourish By Mama
  • Skull Brew Coffee
  • Happy Snacks

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors:

 

 

John Paton, Inc.

Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society 

Travis Manion Foundation 

ROLLO'S FACTS

Henry Mercer was 51 when he began building the first of his three concrete structures, his home Fonthill, 1908-1910.
Rollo's Fact 1

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