2013 Country Fair Special Events
Wednesday, May 22 - First Night at the Devon Art Gallery
The Art Gallery also hosts First Night at Devon, held the night before the official opening of the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair, when guests enjoy viewing beautiful art among the grounds that are abuzz with horses and riders in the practice ring and vendors open for shopping. Guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while being treated to a special preview of the art showcased in the gallery, including the official Devon poster.
First Night at Devon has raised over $50,000 for the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of this special event on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Tickets begin at $75 per person. To request more information, please contact 610.525.2533.
Thursday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 28 – Family Days
Specials on Food, Fun, and Souvenirs.
Thursday: Free General Admission for the first 150 children sponsored by Delaware Valley Friends School!
Philly Night at the Garden Cafe.
Live Music in the Picnic Grove, 5-9pm
Tuesday: Includes the afternoon guided back-barn tours from 3-6pm.
Wednesday, May 29 – Ladies Day Tea & Hat Contest
Includes the always popular Ladies Hat Contest: Registration at 10am, judging from 10-10:30am, and winners announced at 10:45am. Free General Admission until 1pm for ladies wearing elegant hats! Ladies Day Tea: Wednesday, May 29 at 10am-1pm at the Devon Club. Free parking and shuttle service sponsored by Cooks Jewelers for tea attendees.
New! Photography Package: Professional photography by Brenda Carpenter available – see the invitation for full details. Download the invitation here for more information about the tea and details about the hat contest. Purchase tickets online below. For more information and questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets may be purchased at the door for $95 per person.
Sunday, June 2 - Children’s Day
Free Admission all day sponsored by Bach to Rock!
From 10am-3pm, join Bach to Rock in the Pavilion for a variety of musical activities for the entire family including an “Instrumental Petting Zoo”. No charge!
From 10 -11am, Itty Bitty Hat Parade on the side of the Pavilion facing Apple Tree – Children can pre-register and pick up their hats at pucciManuli (booth 16A) any time during the Show, cost is $5/hat. Children can also register that morning beginning at 9:30am. Kids decorate their own hats and will parade through the grounds showing off their creations.
From 10am – 3pm, MetroKids at the Gazebo near Anthropologie, ongoing – caricature artist, clowns and more! No Charge.
From 11am - 1pm, Pony Rides, the schooling area behind East 2, – $5, presented by Girard Partners
From 12 – 1pm, Live Music, Ongoing in the Picnic Grove – 14 year old singer/songwriter Kirsten Sowers
Plant Sale inside the Main Gate, 2pm