10 Family-Friendly Fall Activities

Written by pxvonline

Check out our list of family-friendly fall activities in or near Phoenixville that everyone will enjoy!

Fall is here, and school is back in session, but that doesn’t mean the fun needs to end! With the cooler weather and changing leaves, fall is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy spending time with your family and friends. Check out our list of family-friendly fall activities in or near Phoenixville that everyone will enjoy!

Watch a Movie in the Park!

Friendship Field/Nattle Field, 501 Franklin Ave, Phoenixville, PA 19460

On Saturday, September 24th, head over to Friendship Field/Nattle Field at 501 Franklin Ave, for a free community Movie in the Park! The Colonial Theatre and the Phoenixville Jaycees are presenting a one-time screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone under the stars! Diagon Alley Marketplace at 6 pm, treats and activities, and the movie starts at 7 pm. Come in costume! 

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire 

2775 Lebanon Rd, Manheim, PA 17545

The castle gates of this one-of-a-kind faire are now open through October 30th, 2022 (weekends only)! Each weekend showcases an exciting and unique theme that offers a different experience every time. From pirates, fairies, heroes, villains, wizards, vikings, and time travelers, the themed weekends at the PA Ren Faire ensure that there’s something for everyone. Dress in costume to get into the faire spirit!

Colonial Gardens Pumpkinland & Hayrides 

745 Schuylkill Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460

No fall is complete without pumpkins and hayrides! Pumpkinland at Colonial Gardens starts on September 17th, daytime hayrides begin September 24th, and haunted night rides begin October 1st, 2022! Come down and get into the fall spirit!

Cole Brookdale Railroad Fall Foliage Brunch

64 S. Washington Street, Boyertown, PA 19512

Take a unique two-hour adventure into a forgotten land with a scenic fall foliage train ride excursion with brunch on select weekends through November 2022! You will be amazed by “the best foliage in Pennsylvania” in the Secret Valley while drinking a warm cup of apple cider and snacking on locally produced snacks! 

Fall Fest @ Yeager’s Farm

1015 Pikesprings Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

On Saturday, October 1st, 2022, from 11 am until 5 pm, kick off the season at Yeager’s Farm & Market during their fall festival! Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, food trucks, ice cream, music, games and prizes!

15th Annual Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival

Willowdale Steeplechase Grounds, 101 E. Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Watch over 20+ hot air balloons take flight twice daily on Saturday, October 8th, and Sunday, October 9th! Don’t miss the balloon glow featuring a specially shaped balloon rodeo, untethered and tethered balloon rides, and a walk-thru balloon. In addition, this family fun event includes a beer garden, live music, local foods, locally made crafts, shops, a kid zone, and much more.

Fall Festival at Treehouse World 

1442 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA, 19380

On Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, enjoy a day of family fun at Treehouse World’s Fall Festival. This amazing treehouse adventure park features over 10 amazing treehouses to explore and dozens of other platforms and activities in the trees, including pumpkin painting, face painting, adventure activities, carnival games, tree climbing, contests, prizes, and food.  

Scarecrows in the Village

Peddler’s Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope, PA 18938

Take a stroll into Peddler’s Village to see over one hundred unique scarecrows line the brick pathways of this beautiful autumn-tinted village through the end of October 2022. Each scarecrow is handmade by local residents and businesses. You can help pick the winners by casting your vote until October 10th through our Peddler’s Village Mobile app or on a paper ballot available in all shops and restaurants. 

Phoenixville Bed Races

Reeves Park, Phoenixville, PA 19460

The 5th Annual Phoenixville Bed Races will take place on Saturday, November 5th, 2022, from 11 am until 2 pm! Participants construct and decorate racing beds and race for the title of Fastest Bed! This super silly and fun, family-friendly fall event raises funds and awareness for all the great work accomplished by Ann’s Heart and Good Samaritan Services, who provide shelter for the homeless and ensure no one is without a bed to sleep in. 

Good Food Fest

Kimberton Fair Grounds, 762 Pike Springs Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

The Good Food Fest is an EPIC one-day Farmers Market with local farmers, vendors, and fun activities held on Sunday, November 6th, 2022. from 11 am until 4 pm. Rain or shine event, the space is covered! There will be something for everyone at this fun local event, don’t miss it! 

Know of any other family-friendly fall activities in or near Phoenixville that should be on this list? Let us know by emailing us at mail[at]Phoenixville[dot]online.

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