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August Events In and Around Chester County

Written by County Lines Magazine

Our top picks for events this month

Musikfest 2023

August 3–13

It’s a short road trip to Bethlehem, site of one of the nation’s largest non-gated music festivals, coming alive with the sound of all genres of music. Tickets are required for national headliners such as: Walk the Moon, AJR, Goo Goo Dolls, Train … the list goes on. You’ll also enjoy great food, vendors at the Marketplace, art activities and more. Check the website for free concerts. Visit for lineup and tickets.

Home & Garden Tour at Stoneleigh

August 26

Dazzling displays of native plants, ancient trees and landscape designs by the Olmsted Brothers are highlighted on this guided exploration of Stoneleigh. The spectacular Tudor Revival Main House is also included in the tour, so don’t miss this opportunity for a peek inside the former home of three prominent Main Line families. 1829 E. County Line Rd., Villanova. 10:30 a.m. $10–$15.

Delaware Burger Battle

August 26

A charity food festival where Delaware’s competitive chefs compete for trophies while you fill your belly, place your vote and raise money for worthy causes. Ticket includes all beverages at this rain or shine event. Benefits Food Bank of Delaware and Delaware Restaurant Foundation’s ProStart program. Rockford Tower, Rockford Park, 2000 Lookout Dr., Wilmington. Noon to 3:30. Pay one price to sample burgers all day, $15.50–$62.50.


Unity in Our Community Block Party

August 26

Celebrate the end of summer at this free event filled with food and refreshments, kids and teens activities, arts and crafts, music and dance, dunk tank, inflatable hoop zone and more. Plus a collection of school bookbags for children in need (visit to buy bookbags). Bring your stuffed bookbag to the event or drop it off at Radnor Township Bldg., 301 Iven Ave., Radnor. Party held on Highland Ave., Wayne. Noon to 4. Rain date, Aug. 27.

6th Annual 5K Trail Run for Thorncroft

August 31

Experience a community health and wellness celebration, perfect for the beginner to experienced mover. Join a 5K Trail Run and One-Mile Move-As-You-Please for the Farm followed by live music, food trucks, complimentary beer garden and health and wellness vendors. 190 Line Rd., Malvern. 6 p.m. $25–$35.