There is always something happening at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Please join us for any or all of the following events. For more information about an event, please call 215-493-4076. To stay up-to-date on events at the park, “like” Friends of Washington Crossing Park on Facebook.
Weekly Farmers' MarketEVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING MAY 9
Area residents looking for fresh produce can come to Washington Crossing Historic Park on Saturdays for a weekly farmers’ market, beginning May 9.
The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature produce from up to 12 local farms and vendors with all-natural products. Farm stands will be set up near the corner of River Road and Rt. 532 or in the Visitor Center parking lot in case of rain.
McConkey's MarketSATURDAY, JUNE 20 | TIME: 10 AM - 4 PM
Area residents looking for one-of-a-kind gifts for themselves or others can check out McConkey’s Market on Saturday, June 20 from 10 AM – 4 PMin Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA).
Back for its second year, McConkey’s Market will feature more than 60 vendors selling artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art and photography, pottery, vintage clothing, reclaimed furniture and collectibles. Admission to the market is free and it will be held rain or shine.
McConkey’s Market takes its name from the park’s McConkey Ferry Inn, parts of which date back to 1750. The building represents a typical country inn or tavern of the Revolutionary era. A letter from George Washington to Colonel Cadwalader places Washington at the inn on December 25, 1776, just prior to his crossing of the Delaware River.
Independence Day CelebrationSATURDAY, JULY 4 | TIME: 10 AM - 4 PM
The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day at Washington Crossing Historic Park on Saturday, July 4 from 10 AM to 4 PM. See living historians demonstrate their crafts, tour historic buildings, and see a military encampment. One highlight of the day is a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon.
Admission to this event is $8 for adults (age 12 and over), $4 for children (ages 5-11) and free for those under age five. All proceeds support educational and historical programming in the park. Parking is free and this event is held rain or shine. Refreshments will be available for purchase.