Chadds Ford Days - September 14 & 15, 2019

2016 Chadds Ford Days Reenactors

Welcome to a colonial festival celebrating the history of Chadds Ford. This event has been a community tradition since 1958 and features colonial demonstrators, artisan booths, children's activities, Revolutionary Reenactors and encampments. Enjoy live Bluegrass music throughout the day, food, wine and craft beer vendors. Tours of our historic John Chads House and Springhouse are free and available throughout the day. Stop in the Visitor Center to view our 2019 exhibit "Thrills, Hills and Spills: Lenape Park and Chadds Peak". Join us and have an historically good time!


September 14: 10am - 5pm

September 15: 10am - 5pm



Barn Visitors Center

1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317



Admission is available at the gate on each day of the event: $10 for adults 18 and older; $5 for children 6 - 17; Free for children under 6 and CFHS members with membership card.


Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. Please clean up after your pet.



Parking is located in a field adjacent to the festival on N. Creek Road. Police and attendants will be onsite to guide you. Please park only in lots designated for event parking. Please DO NOT PARK along Route 1 (Baltimore Pike), Creek Road (Route 100), in nearby business parking lots or neighborhoods.



Vendors interested in setting up a booth at the event should click here to access information and application forms.

Thanks to our Sponsors!


Battle of the Brandywine


Continental Army


Reenactors & Encampments

Historic House Tours and Beehive Oven Bread Baking

Children's Activities

Colonial Games & Dress-up

Scavenger Hunt

Musket Drills

Water Balloon Launch

Straw maze

Farm Animals

Food & Beverage Vendors

The Meat House

Cafe Rivera

Fletcher's Kitchen

Bailey's Dairy Ice Cream

Chadds Ford Winery

Artillery Brewing

Images from Past Chadds Ford Days (1958 - 2017)