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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

There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.
ROLLO'S FACTS

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