In all of its richness, history, and community, Chester County has many fall festivities planned in every corner of the county, writes Jen Samuel for the Daily Local News.
Throughout September, there are many events to attend and places to visit that locals and tourists alike won’t want to miss out on.
After a successful Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square this past weekend, be sure to head over to the City of Coatesville for the 6th annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix, which returns Saturday, Sept. 17. Vintage cars and motorcycles will take to the streets for automobile enthusiasts to enjoy.
Coming up is the pumpkin festival at New Garden’s flying fields. The WGK Glass Art Pumpkin Festival will be held 9 AM to 7 PM on Sept. 16, 17 and 18.
Next, Easttown will host the return of the Devon Fall Classic from Sept. 15 through Sept. 18. As one of the most distinguished equestrian events, it is one of the oldest and largest outdoor competition in the nation.
Furthermore, Longwood Gardens brings its Festival of Fountains, installation by Bruce Munro, and much more.
Later, historic reenactments such as the 245th Anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine will take place on Sept. 24 and 25 in Sandy Hollow Park.
On the way is the biggest festival of the year: the Chester County Restaurant and Food Truck Festival on Sept. 18. Additionally, a Beer and Wine Garden is included.
Finally, near the end of the month is the 25th anniversary of the West Chester Railroad and return of the Downingtown Fall Festival, both on Sept. 25.
“The autumn season brings an excitement in the air for Chester County,” said Chester County Commissioner Josh Maxwell. “From the Mushroom Festival in Kennett and the Fall Classic at Devon, to Downingtown’s Fall Fest and Caln Township’s Community Day, there are special events to satisfy everyone’s need to enjoy the crisp fall season.”
Read more about Chester County’s fall festivities in the Daily Local News.