Lahaska, PA —For the second consecutive 12 months, Peddler’s Village, a countryside buying, eating, lodging, and household leisure vacation spot within the coronary heart of historic Bucks County, PA, has been named the primary vacationer attraction within the Philadelphia area. The designation was made by the Philadelphia Enterprise Journal in Could and is predicated on the variety of guests—two million—to Peddler’s Village in 2021. Previous to 2020, the Village had been ranked among the many prime 5 locations within the Philadelphia area.
Regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peddler’s Village customer visitors has been regular over the previous two years. Even throughout 2020, when the outlets, eating places and different Village operations had been closed for an prolonged interval in accordance with state mandates, folks flocked to the Village after the re-opening in record-breaking numbers, deeming its out of doors setting a “safer” atmosphere than others. Notably, Peddler’s Village additionally noticed a big uptick in weekday visitation of visitors who desired an equally satisfying expertise with out the bigger crowds usually drawn to weekends. The visitation tendencies continued in 2021, with outlets attaining the best stage of retail gross sales within the 60-year historical past of Peddler’s Village.
As of June 2022, retail house within the Village is 100% leased, with two new outlets opening its doorways this summer season on the Village: The Cloak and Wand of Mystic, Connecticut, and Nissley Vineyards of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This 12 months, Peddler’s Village is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary with 60 giveaways and a significant occasion, Bucks County Seaside Days: Sand Sculptures within the Village, a free summer-long show of spectacular sand sculptures created by internationally acknowledged artists that additionally consists of play-all-day sandboxes designed for household enjoyable. Moreover, Peddler’s Village continues to host month-to-month celebrations, together with its Summer season Block Occasion which takes place on weekends in June, Bluegrass & Blueberries in July, and Peach Month in August. The Village can be persevering with its out of doors summer season occasions, together with comedy and homicide thriller exhibits, underneath its huge cover.
“We at Peddler’s Village are each happy and enthusiastic that we’re in a position to ship to our visitors satisfying experiences, whether or not buying, eating, or having fun with one among our free, family-friendly occasions,” stated Bob McGowan, chief working officer of Peddler’s Village. “We’re grateful to the many individuals who’ve visited Peddler’s Village over time and have continued to assist our small companies, and we thank them for serving to us attain these unbelievable milestones in Village historical past.”
About Peddler’s Village
Peddler’s Village is a 42-acre buying, eating, lodging and household leisure vacation spot in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, that options sleek 18th-century-style buildings, lush gardens, and winding brick walkways. The location, which was created by Earl Jamison in 1962, is among the many hottest within the Philadelphia area, drawing greater than two million guests annually. Its historic storybook setting consists of 60-plus distinctive retail outlets, six eating places, the 66-room Golden Plough Inn, and the Giggleberry Truthful Indoor Household Enjoyable Heart. Peddler’s Village hosts quite a few year-round festivals and seasonal occasions for the general public, and is a well-liked web site for weddings, company occasions, reunions, picnics, birthdays, and vacation events. Peddler’s Village is situated within the coronary heart of Bucks County in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, simply 40 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles southwest of New York Metropolis. For extra data, go to PeddlersVillage.com or name 215-794-4000.