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Mark your calendars, grab your family and friends, and get ready for a fresh festival season full of live music, delicious food, cultural celebrations, outdoor adventure, and more.

Dining Under the Stars (May 1 – September 25)

Every Wednesday, the Borough closes State Street to vehicular traffic from 5-11pm.  This allows Media’s great restaurants and shops to set up outside (right across the trolley tracks!) for the biggest, most fun, alfresco shopping and dining event around.  State Street, Media, PA 19063

Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival (May 5 – 10)

This juried event celebrates the art of plein air.  Groups of painters gather to paint at single locations or within certain geographic boundaries. These popular “Paint Outs” give artists a chance to share their talents and creativity with the public and with one another.  413 Maplewood Ave, Wayne, PA 19087

 

Delaware County Celebrates Asian American & Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage (May 10)

This free, family friendly celebration includes a variety of exciting and inspiring performances including Korean Drummers, Giddha- Punjab folk dance, and Zoe Erianna from America’s Got Talent. Event-goers are invited to explore an online map to discover local restaurants offering delicious food inspired by Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander heritage and culture. Upper Darby Municipal Parking Lot 100 Garrett Rd, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Upper Darby Greek Festival (May 16-19)

Back by popular demand, this Greek festival features authentic homemade Greek dishes for the whole family to enjoy! Come try a variety of traditional Greek dishes along with fresh Greek pastries and drinks! You can take your taste buds to a trip to Greece with us at our Greek wine tasting and shop around our Greek Market all while enjoying live Greek music, dancing, and entertainment!  229 Powell Lane , Upper Darby, PA, PA 19082

Linvilla Orchards:  Antique Car Show (May 19)

Linvilla Orchards has partnered with The Historical Car Club of Pennsylvania (HCCP) for over three decades to present their annual Spring Meet. More than 250 spectacularly restored and maintained antique, classic, and muscle cars take over one of Linvilla’s big fields. Previous highlights have included a 1913 Ford Model T, a 1938 Ford Woody Wagon, a 1958 Chevy Impala and a 1962 Chevy Corvette.  137 Knowlton Rd, Media, PA 19015

Delco Day 9 (June 1)

A 12-hour celebration of all things DELCO!  This year’s benefactor will be Delco’s HEADstrong Foundation, which provides temporary and long-term housing to cancer patients and their families free of cost. This year’s party will be held at JT Brewskis.  Admission is $6.10.   510 South Oak Ave, Secane, PA 19018

 

 Linvilla Orchards Strawberry Festival (June 1)

Linvilla is a great place to be all year, but one event you should mark on your calendar is the annual Strawberry Festival, which takes place during the peak of the local strawberry season. You can pick your own, but don’t leave without sneaking a peek at Delaware County’s largest strawberry shortcake, made by Linvilla’s own bakery.  137 Knowlton Rd, Media, PA 19015

Haverford Heritage Festival and Car Show (June 2)

Hosted by the Haverford Township Historical Society, the annual Haverford Heritage Festival, brings thousands of people from the whole community together for a fun-filled and relaxed day along Karakung Drive in the historic Powder Mill Valley.  Nitre Hall and Lawrence Cabin are also open for free docent-guided tours.  1682 Karakung Dr, Havertown, PA 1908

Annual Italian American Heritage Festival (June 2)

Since 2010, the Italian American Heritage Festival has drawn more than 30,000 people from the Greater Philadelphia region to enjoy a day celebrating Italian heritage and culture at Rose Tree Park.  1671 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063

 


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Rockdale Music 2nd Annual West Branch Music Festival (June 2)

A jubilant gathering marking the culmination of a year filled with musical exploration and growth. Set against the backdrop of the school’s headquarters, students showcase their hard work and dedication through captivating performances.  Rain date June 9. 3100 Mount Road Unit E Aston, PA 19014

Delaware County Pride Festival (June 8)

A celebration of Pride in Delco!  An afternoon of celebrations featuring kid-friendly fun to vendors, music, a DJ, dancing, face painting, nail art, and more surprises to come!  100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Havertown Irish Festival (June 8)

Widely referred to as the 33rd County of Ireland, Havertown celebrates all things Irish in music, dance, cuisine, craft, and culture.  E. Hathaway Lane & E. Eagle Road, Havertown, PA 19083

Wayne Music Festival (June 8)

This festival attracts more than 10,000 people each year with its lineup of local and regional acts. More than 75 local restaurants and vendors are also on site for this day of music and fun.  Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

 

Lansdowne Night Market (June 8)

A celebration of community, business, food, and music for ages.  30 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 190500

HaverFOOD Festival (June 14)

A vibrant celebration of culinary delights held annually in the heart of Haverford. Featuring a diverse array of local vendors and artisans, the festival offers visitors a chance to indulge in a wide variety of delicious foods and beverages. Municipal Building Lot, Havertown, PA 19083

Jasper Street Jam (June 14 & 15)

Media Arts Council presents a lively Block Party that celebrates Media’s vibrant culture scene and  features local talent, music, food, and fun for all ages.  Rain date June 16. 11 E. State Street, Media, PA, 19063

 

Delaware County’s 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration (June 19)

Delaware County will commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth at Rose Tree Park. The event will feature live music, activities for kids and families, food, resources for the community, talented local vendors, and much more!  1671 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063

Rose Tree Park Summer Music Festival (June 21 – August 20)

Can’t beat a free concert, right? Especially if it’s held at a scenic outdoor amphitheater at one of Delco’s most beautiful parks. Best of all, the festival’s programming is so eclectic that you never know what you’re going to get — anything goes, from classical to Cajun, Motown to rock or Broadway and everything in between.  1671 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063

 

Brews at the Battlefield (June 22)

Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you mingle with fellow beer enthusiasts and engage in conversations with the passionate brewers behind these exceptional beverages. Learn about the brewing process, discover unique flavors, and gain insights into the world of craft beer.  You must be at least age 21 to attend. 1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 1931

Glen Providence Park:  Arts in the Park  (TBA – June, July, August, September )

The Friends of Glen Providence Park presents a variety of free, family-friendly musical performances throughout the summer months.  Enjoy afternoon performances on the lawn in front of the historical concert stage, then walk two blocks into town for dinner and shopping on State Street. Rain dates are the Sunday after each scheduled performance.  550 W. State Street, Media, PA 19063

Arasapha Farms Car Show (August 4)

A celebration of automotive passion as enthusiasts from all over gather to showcase their prized vehicles ranging from classic beauties to modern marvels. A family-friendly event for participants and spectators alike.

South Wayne Porchfest (September 7 )

Free Live Music Played on the Porches of South Wayne.  A joyous day of free music, friendship and fun!

 

Haverford Township Music Festival (September 7)

Featuring popular and rising artists, representing various musical genres, from Haverford Township, the greater Philadelphia area, New Jersey, central Pennsylvania and beyond. There will also be great food, beer gardens, activities for the kids and fun for the entire family!  Intersection of Darby Road & Hathaway Lane, Havertown, PA 19083

Historic Chadds Ford Days (September 14 & 15)

Join the Chadds Ford Historical Society for a historical journey back to September 11th, 1777, when the British army engaged Washington’s troops at Chads’ Ford.  Two timed skirmishes and a firing demo will take place each day.  Additionally, reenactors, demonstrators and other historians will be on site.  Live music, food, and beverages will be available.  1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317

 

Radnor Fall Festival (September 15)

The day includes live music and dance performances, face painters, The TOP DOG contest, small kids rides and moon bounces and fun for all ages ! Along the street you will find an array of local vendors and service providers as well as delicious offerings from local restaurants. Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

 Marcus Hook Pirate Festival (September 21)

Head to The Marcus Hook Preservation Society’s Annual Pirate Festival to experience a full pirate encampment with period tents and showcases of crafts, firearms, cannons and even beer making. Let’s not forget live pirate music, pony rides, a petting zoo and so much more. 4 E. Delaware St, Marcus Hook, PA 19061

Jasper Street Jam (September 27 & 28)

Media Arts Council presents a lively Block Party that celebrates Media’s vibrant culture scene and  features local talent, music, food, and fun for all ages.  Rain date September 29. 11 E. State Street, Media, PA, 19063

Swarthmore Town Center Food Truck-A-Thon (TBA – September )

The Swarthmore Co-Op  holds one of the most beloved events of the year. A variety of food trucks and vendors will be on hand for patrons to enjoy amazing food and drinks, live music and more during this town takeover.  121 Park Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081

Upper Darby International Festival (TBA – September )

Celebrate Upper Darby’s rich cultural diversity through food, live performances, and activities for the whole family. The festival is presented by Upper Darby in partnership with the Friends of the Tower Theater District. It will feature one main stage for a roster of cultural performances, including dancing, martial arts, and music.  100 Garrett Road, Upper Darby PA, 19082

 

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