Experience the beauty of Autumn in the Brandywine Valley with an abundance of outdoor offerings. Enjoy drive-in movies and spooky moonlit tours at Winterthur, or celebrate PA Wine Month in scenic vineyards at our craft wineries. Discover all that October has to offer when you transform your visit into a weekend getaway. Receive complimentary tickets to Longwood Gardens with your stay at participating accommodations. Learn more below.
Mums and More at Longwood Gardens
October brings Autumn’s Colors to Longwood Gardens along with the 20th anniversary of their Garden Railway. Enjoy the last of the season’s Illuminated Fountain Performances, including a Halloween-inspired finale October 30-31st.
Experience Longwood’s Chrysanthemum Festival October 22nd through November 15th 2020. Immerse yourself in the comforting colors of Autumn and marvel at the world famous Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum, a single plant trained to produce as many blooms as possible. This year, the 12ft-wide, 10ft-tall Chrysanthemum has over 1,500 blooms. Transform your visit to Longwood into a weekend getaway and receive complimentary tickets with your stay at participating accommodations. View package details below.
Fall for Winterthur
Surround yourself in vibrant fall foliage and enjoy a variety of events throughout the season at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Embrace the spirit of Halloween and explore the haunted history of Winterthur on Friday, October 16th at their Ghost Tales and Spirits event. Brave a moonlit walk through the garden grounds, hear real supernatural stories from staff and visit the historic Butler’s house with a psychic medium. For a less spooky fall evening at Winterthur, enjoy drive-in movies Friday-Sunday October 23-25th. View family friendly favorites like Hocus Pocus from the comfort of your car, or bring your own blankets and lawn chairs to watch under the stars. View ticket details and a full list of Winterthur’s fall offerings below.
Capture Autumn’s beauty at our most Instagrammable locations for fall. Add a burst of color to your feed with our vibrant meadows, historic covered bridges, and rolling fall landscapes. Whatever your aesthetic, there is so much to “Like” in Chester County- be sure to tag #BrandywineValley to share with us.
PA Wine Month
October is PA Wine Month! Celebrate in the Brandywine Valley at our renowned craft wineries. Find comfort in our wide-open spaces when you toast in picturesque vineyards, or pick up your favorite blends to sip at home. Follow #PAWineMonth on social media to stay updated on special Wine Month offerings. Explore a complete list of Brandywine Valley wineries below to inspire your visit.