Upcoming Events

 

The Visitor Center & Gift Shop are open Monday- Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM. Guided Tours are also at this time.

Bowman's Hill Tower is OPEN Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM-4 PM.

 

For tours larger than 15 people, call 215-493-4076 to make a reservation. Complimentary tickets are provided to active duty military personnel and children under the age of four. Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodations should call 215-493-4076.

 

Visitors' Center Extends Hours from July 1st -September 1st, 2014

Starting July, the Visitors' Center at Washington Crossing Historic Park will be open for tours seven days a week.

 

 

Nature by the Yard with Pam Newitt

Dates: Tuesdays, July 29                                                       Time: 9:30 AM - 11 AM

Learn about the natural history of the Park from an interpretive naturalist. Each week will focus on a different part of the park, including the pond, insects and trees. Sign up for one class or all four. Designed for children grades 5 and below.

Register by calling 215-493-4076.

Cost: $12 per child per class, or $45 per child for all four classes.

 

Nature Classes with the Academy of Natural Sciences

Dates: Thursdays, July 31                                                  Time: 10 AM - 11 AM

Each week's class will feature a different animal - reptiles, raptors, insects and animals with bad reputations. Designed for children grades 5 - 8. Register by calling 215-493-4076.

Films at the Farmstead - The LEGO Movie

Date: July 30, 2014                                            Time: 7-10 PM

Family friendly movie night under the stars at the Thompson- Neely House & Farmstead. $5 for guests age 5 and over. Children under 5 are free. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket.

Weekly Farmer's Market Coming to Washington Crossing HIstoric Park on August 2nd

Area residents looking for fresh produce can now come to Washington Crossing Historic Park on Saturdays for a weekly farmers’ market, beginning August 2 and running through October 25.

The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature produce from several 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.
For more information call 215-493-4076.

 

                                 "Films at the Farmstead" - Monster's University - August 27th

Monster's Unviersity will be shown on August 27th from 7 - 10 PM at the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead.

Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and blanket. Popcorn and other concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 for guests age five and over. Children under five are free.

The Thompson-Neely House is located at the intersection of River and Aquetong Rds. in Solebury Township.

McConkey's Market & Muster

Date: Sunday, 9/21

Time: 10 AM - 4 PM

This one-day outdoor market will feature artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art and photography, vintage clothing, and more!

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. Tradition has it that George Washington ate at the Inn prior to his crossing of the Delaware River.

For more information visit www.McConkeysMarket.com or “like” the market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mcconkeysmarket.

 

Afternoon Concert Series- NEW

Date: Sundays, September 14, October 19, November 16, and December 14            Time: 2 PM

Starting this fall, Washington Crossing Historic Park will host a Sunday afternoon concert series featuring a variety of musical genres and styles.

 

Afternoon Lecture Series- NEW

Date:  Sundays, September 28, October 26, November 23                             Time: 1- 3 PM

Noted Revolutionary War experts offer unique perspective and insight on a variety of topics. Please stay tuned for topics.

 

To learn more about upcoming events in the park, follow the Friends of Washington Crossing Park on Facebook or on Twitter @FriendsofWCP.