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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope ( is a world-class Preserve on 135 acres. There are 1000 species of native Pennsylvania plants in a naturalistic setting. Open seven days a week year-round. Their website includes a Calendar of Events.

Calendar of Events

There is always something going on in the New Hope, Bucks County area to add enjoyment to your visit.  Just ask us about the dates you have in mind.  If you are flexible with your calendar, consider planning for some of these upcoming events. 

Of course, if you give us enough time, we can almost always arrange for a private, custom-designed tour or event.

The New Hope Area Chamber of  Commerce keeps a good year-round events listing by month.  Click the following link to their site:  Also view the "Nitelife" and "Entertainment" pages of this website for more information on live music, theatre and entertainment.

Documentary about New Hope by Up River Productions
The natural beauty of New Hope, Pennsylvania, a charming river town, is only surpassed by the beauty of its people who have embraced differences in individuals throughout its history.  Watch the Embraceable You Trailer to catch a glimpse of this award winning documentary and the quaint, progressive village situated on the banks of the Delaware River. 

Tube, canoe, white water rafting, sail or kayak . BYO or rent one here.

events and attractions

  • Shopping - Browse & Shop in our independently owned art galleries, antique stores, & boutiques.

  • Elizabeth Gilbert's TWO BUTTONS Store - While in New Hope, visit Elizabeth Gilbert and Jose at their 2200 square foot warehouse of world wonders. A New York Times best selling author and world traveler too, Elizabeth and Jose have opened a space to sell some of their amazing, exotic, handmade, gorgeous stuff! Opening hours vary week by week. Ask your innkeeper for details, or go to

  • Rice's Sale and Market - 25 Acres of indoor and outdoor vendors selling everything from Amish products and antiques to Zebras.  Only minutes from the Inn, it is Bucks County's oldest market (since 1860) and a real New Hope original!  Shop with the locals.

  • The Restaurants, Clubs and Theatres of New Hope - Enjoy a delicious dining experience in one of New Hope's 24 restaurants, cafes and lounges.  Many have canal or river views, outdoor seating and fireplaces.  The Bucks County Playhouse, Havana Restaurant to name a few.  Some are BYOB. New Hope also has several Martini Lounges, Raw Bars, Piano Bars, Cabaret Shows, Musical Theatres and Comedy Clubs. To view Dining, Nightlife, and Entertainment options -- most within blocks of the Wedgwood Inn --

  • Museums & Art Shows -  There are 5 nationally prominent museums in the area. The New Hope Outdoor Sculpture Show and other such exhibits are ever changing. 

  • Art Galleries of New Hope - There are over 3 dozen galleries in New Hope.  Nearby galleries include Sidetracks and Howard Gallery of Fine Art, just across from the Aaron Burr House.

  • Colonial New Hope Walking Tours - Learn about the interesting history of our 300 year old community. 

  • Towpath on the Canal - Cross-country ski, stroll, bike or ride a horse along the quiet towpath (zero elevation) No More Barges but Plenty of Beauty, The New York Times - read article

  • Kissing Bridges - Bike or drive through our 12 Covered Bridges and re-discover why they are called "kissing bridges."

  • Balloon Rides - Adventure off into the wild blue yonder in a Champagne Hot Air Balloon or in a Classic Bi-Plane.


The David Library of the American Revolution

( is for serious researchers.  Located just outside of New Hope in a set of c.1770 stone farmhouses and barns, they host frequent programs that are open to the public.

Enjoy a leisurely ride on water while listening to music and an entertaining historical talk about New Hope

River Boat Rides

Mule Barge Ride

on the Canal  (Seasonal)

Boating on the River, Canal and Lakes

featuring upscale & luxury lodging
Whirlpool Tub Suites  *  Fireplace Rooms  *  Porches/Balconies

An Inn for All Seasons

​​​​​111 W. Bridge Street, New Hope, PA 18938


​​New Hope's 1870 Wedgwood Inn​​