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Exciting Events in 2024 to Attend Near Philadelphia, PA
2024 is here, which means it's time to embark on some new adventures! Jellystone Park™ Quarryville is located just 90 minutes away from Philadelphia and all the events this populous city has to offer! While there are plenty of things to do around Philadelphia, PA year round, we found a few of the top events in the area so you can start planning out your entire trip ahead of time! Keep reading for a list of exciting events in Philadelphia, PA. 

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival: April 21, 2024

Experience the Manayuk StrEAT Food Festival featuring a diverse array of local food trucks, neighborhood restaurants, fine wine, craft beer, local vendors, and energetic live performances on two music stages. You don't want to miss out on this family-orientated event in Philadelphia!

Strawberry Festival at Peddler's Village: May 4-5, 2024

Since 1978, the beloved Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village has been a cherished tradition for the Philadelphia community. Over two delightful days, guests indulge in an array of strawberry-themed delights such as pastries, jams, and chocolate-dipped treats. Beyond the culinary offerings, the festival features a craft show, live entertainment, and food trucks - making this Philadelphia event one you don't want to miss!

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair: May 23-June 2, 2024

Are you looking for things to do in Philadelphia with your kids? Check out the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair just 20 minutes outside of the city. This one-day show has grown into the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the United States, earning the highest rating from the governing organization, USEF. Enjoy equestrian disciplines, outdoor exhibitions, special events and an old-fashioned country fair — with over 60+ vendors!

ODUNDE Festival: June 2-9, 2024

The nation's biggest Black and African cultural festival, now in its 49th year and attracting nearly half a million attendees, offers an authentic African experience in South Philadelphia. The ODUNDE Festival kicks off with a week of events and culminates on Sunday, June 9, 2024, with an outdoor festival showcasing numerous vendors, live music, performances, and African, Caribbean, and soul food offerings! Come be a part of the vibrant Philadelphia community at this exciting summer gathering!

Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show: June 7-9, 2024

The 97th annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show returns this summer in the heart of Philadelphia! From exquisite sculptures to captivating paintings, this Philadelphia event promises to captivate art enthusiasts and casual observers alike with its diverse array of creative expressions. Check out this memorable celebration of artistic talent and community spirit this summer!

BlackStar Film Festival: August 1-4, 2024

Get ready for movie magic: The 13th annual BlackStar Film Festival features films by Black, Brown, and Indigenous artists worldwide. Experience a diverse lineup of feature films, shorts, documentaries, panel discussions, and parties across various city venues! Don't overlook this standout event in downtown Philadelphia!

Ukrainian Folk Festival: August 25, 2024

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culture at the 33rd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival. Enjoy Ukrainian folk music and dance, savor authentic cuisine, including delicious barbecue, and admire traditional arts and crafts. A portion of the proceeds dedicated to providing humanitarian aid for victims of the war in Ukraine. Don't pass up the opportunity to unite with the Philadelphia community!

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival: September 7-8, 2024

Discover this surprising gem just outside of Philadelphia: the renowned 'Mushroom Capital of the World' in Kennett Square. Check out the delightful two-day Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, featuring unique culinary creations, live music, captivating exhibits, chef demonstrations, and fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy!

OctoberFeast at Peddler's Village: October 12-13, 2024

Looking for Fall events in Philadelphia for the whole family to enjoy? Experience a taste of Germany in Bucks County during the annual OctoberFeast at Peddler's Village! Enjoy two fun-filled days of beer sampling in the garden, delicious bites from food trucks, and lively German brass music and folk dances! 

Apple Festival at Peddler's Village: November 2-3, 2024

Embrace the essence of autumn with the Apple Festival at Peddler’s Village! Indulge in a delightful array of apple-infused treats, from crisp and refreshing cider to delectable pies and beyond. With an abundance of delicacies available for both tasting and purchase, there's no better place to savor the flavors of the season!


Whether you plan your trip to Jellystone Park™ Quarryville in the spring, summer, or fall, there's always many things to do in Philadelphia, PA! In addition to these local events, we also have exciting themes and events happening at our Pennsylvania campground for even more fun! If you're ready to book your camping getaway, you can browse dates and availability here. When you're ready to book your stay, make sure you check out these Philadelphia, PA events so you can plan around these fun happenings!