Kennett Square

Kennett Square is a small, suburban town in Chester County, approximately 50 miles west of Philadelphia.

Get in

The most common means of transportation is by car. There is also the option of walking if it is a short distance, since the town is so small. For longer distances, there is the Septa R5 Regional Rail Line that runs through Downingtown, PA and Exton to Philadelphia, and also the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Get around

See

Parks

Do

Recreation

SHOPPING

Grocery

MOVIES

BOWLING

SPORTS AND FITNESS

Golf

Equine

Fitness

Banquet/Conference Halls

Festivals and Events

SPRING

*Farmer's Market: Outdoor market is open every Friday afternoon during the growing season from May to October. The market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, flowers, plants, home-made cheese, European breads, and Amish baked goods. Hours 2-6 pm

*First Friday Art Stroll: The Art Strolls are held the first Friday of every month. The downtown art galleries and unique gift shops stay open late and offer refreshments. Hours 6-9PM, April thru December.

*Springfestinthepark: April 2008 was the start for the first annual springfestinthepark, which is a is small carnival held in Anson B. Nixon park. Features homemade food, a talent show, live music, and activities for the family.

*Memorial Day Parade

*Cinco De Mayo Festival: Kennett Square celebrates Cinco de Mayo, which is organized by Casa Guanajuato, and other local companies to celebrate the large Hispanic population in the town.

*Annual Kennett Run: In May, the famous Kennett Run occurs that ends at the Park pavilion. It begins at the Kennett Inn, and trails up route 82, through neighborhoods, and end in Anson B. Nixon park, where there is a party for all the participants.

SUMMER

*Movies/Concerts in the Park: During the summer season, Anson B. Nixon park hosts movies projected in the park for free on Fridays and concerts of local bands on Wednesdays.

*Chadds Ford Day: Once a week, at the Brandywine Battlefield visitors center, there are re-enactments held based on the Battle of Brandywine during Revolutionary War. Inside the houses are historical exhibits of uniforms, weapons and artifacts found on the battleground.

FALL

*Mushroom Festival: The Mushroom Festival is an annual celebration on State Street during mid-September. It last two days (Saturday-Sunday) and is in proud honor of the title "mushroom capital of the world". There is live music, any food containing mushrooms, games, kids activities, art, and much more. There is a small admissions fee of $2. The festival has been highlighted on Food TV.

*Microbrew Festival: This event draws over 40 breweries to the small town to promote their products and often is sold out.

*Halloween Parade

WINTER

*Christmas Parade/Annual Tree Lighting: This is a bug annual event held in mid-December that celebrates the holiday season. There is a parade during the day and a gathering on state street all day with activities, food, and free hot chocolate. At 10 pm there is the tree lighting, where the town Christmas tree is light up until New Years.

Education

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Eat

American

Italian

Hispanic

Chinese

Pizzeria

Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Diner/Cafe

Fast Food

Fine Dining

Exotic Wild Game

Night Life

For Adults

BARS

SPECIAL NIGHTS

Applebee's

The Kennett Flash (located at 102 Sycamore Alley Kennett Square, PA 19348)

Newton's

For Teens

YMCA

The Garage (located at 115 S Union St Kennett Square, PA 19348)

Sleep

Bed & Breakfast

Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Hotels and Inns

Cottages, Condos, and Vacation Rentals

Go next

Routes through Kennett Square

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