Peddler’s Village Peach Festival set for August

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August is National Peach Month and Peddler’s Village kicks off the celebration at the Peach Festival and Summer Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, Aug. 9, and Sunday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Rain or shine. Admission and parking are free.

It’s a peach-lover’s paradise all weekend with plenty of peachy treats, traditional peach pie eating contests, sizzling shopping deals, and live musical entertainment all in the beautiful garden setting of Peddler’s Village.

Peach Pie Eating Contest

Pick up some locally grown peaches and homemade peach salsa from Bucks County’s own Bechdolt’s Orchards.

· Sample a variety of Bauman’s Pennsylvania Dutch peach butters and artisanal jams from Bucks County Preserves. Choose your favorites to purchase and take home. Savor the flavors of all things peach with delicious baked treats from Town Crier Bakery, peach fudge from Skip’s Candy Corner and peach specialties from the restaurants of Peddler’s Village.

· Once stomachs are satisfied, check out the deals in the Sidewalk Sale. The sidewalks of Peddler’s Village will be lined with bargains that will dazzle even the savviest shopper.

· Each afternoon, cheer on the brave contestants in the traditional pie eating contests. The Peach Pie Eating Contest, held at 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, provides lots of laughs and prizes for winners. Competitions are held in these age categories — 10 and under, 11-14 and 15 and up. Contestants are chosen by lottery and must sign up from 10 a.m.-2: 45 p.m. at the Hospitality Booth on the Main Green.

For more information, visit www.peddlersvillage.com

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