Labor Day Activities in the Greater Philadelphia Area

August 31st, 2012

Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer, and to celebrate, the Greater Philadelphia area is not short on fun activities for the whole family. Below is a guide to some of the fun things to do this weekend.

Benjamin Franklin Parkway, photo courtesy of Uwishunu.

Philadelphia County, PA

Median price of homes sold: $138,500*

Quickly cementing itself as a hub for the arts, many of Philadelphia’s museums will be open.  For a great list of museums and hours of operation, check out Uwishunu’s blog post here.

In addition, the Made in America event will feature music artists such as Jay Z, Drake, and Pearl Jam at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on both Saturday and Sunday.


Chester County, PA

Median price of homes sold: $280,500*

Longwood gardens will have a fireworks and fountains show on September 1st.  The show will feature music from Swan Lake.  More information can be found here.


Delaware County, PA

Median price of homes sold: $205,000

The Chaddsford Winery will have live music and wine tastings throughout the weekend.  More information can be found here.


Atlantic County, NJ

Median price of homes sold: $194,900*

If you are spending the long weekend at the shore, enjoy fireworks in Wildwood or participate in the Mayor’s Labor Day 5K race in Ocean City.


Bucks County, PA

Median price of homes sold:$256,900*

If you have young children, Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA will have fireworks and BBQ for the holiday weekend.



If you are interested in learning more about the real estate market in the Greater Philadelphia area, contact your local Prudential Fox & Roach agent or visit the website at

* Market Report, a product of the Prudential Fox & Roach Realtors Research Division. Information based on MLS data and deemed accurate, but not guaranteed.

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