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Earth Day at the Shops at Valley Square 2014
The Warrington Township Environmental Advisory Council sponsored a wonderful Earth Day celebration at the Shops at Valley Square in April 2014. Wonderful kids activities, educational displays, and treats from local merchants. The Philadelphia Zoo travelling exhibit delighted everyone with a live animal display.

Annual Membership Breakfast Meeting - 2012

Arts Festival 2012

2012 Santa Coming to town/tree lighting

Doylestown 5K 2012

Doylestown 5K - 2011

Santa Coming to Town/Tree Lighting - 2011

2012 Business Card Event at Superior Woodcraft

Doylestown Arts Festival 2011

Annual Membership Breakfast Meeting - 2011

Historic Photos of Doylestown
These historic photos were provided by and are copyrighted by Rutherford's Camera Shop in Doylestown. All are available for purchase at Rutherford's Camera Shop at 23 West State Street

2011 Business Card Exchange at Superior Woodcraft

2011 Doylestown Arts Festival
Festival pictures

Hartsville Fire Company 9/11 Remembrance 2011
The Fire Company dedicated a beautiful new memorial, followed by the annual program of remembrance, including reading the names of first responders who died on 9/11

Doylestown Arts Festival 2010

Doylestown Memorial Day Parade 2011

Santa Coming to Town/Tree Lighting - 2010
Santa is escourted to town by the Doylestown Fire Company. Santa does the count down for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

Holiday Tree & Decorations - 2010
Hanging new snowflake decorations in town. The Doylestown Fire Company puts up the annual Christmas tree at Starbucks

Doylestown 5K - 2010
Race pictures

Michener Museum Tour
Third grade students from Delaware Township School in Sergeantsville, NJ toured the museum on November 18, 2009, led by art teacher Angie Mikula. They toured the Jim Henson exhibit (no photographs allowed) and the rest of the museum. All agreed it was a wonderful educational experience.

Fire Company's Fire Prevention Unit at Library
The Doylestown Fire Company's Fire Prevention Unit's sixth annual visit to the Doylestown Branch of the Bucks County Free Library on 9/19/09, as guest readers for children's story time, a weekly program for toddlers and pre-K children. Attending were over 30 kids, their parents, and Doyle, the fire company's Dalmatian mascot. Fire Prevention Officer Larry Browne, his daughter Megan, 8, and associate member Paul Cain read children's books on firefighters and firefighting to the kids. Doyle and Lieutenant Todd Kulp, firefighters Chris Morris and Jenna Fetterolf, junior firefighter Brett Fetterolf and explorer Chris Hagstrom lent a hand with tours of Engine 19-1.

Bucks County Sculpture Show 2009
Sponsored by the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, this show took place at Keenan Motors, doylestown, from September 17 to October 7.

Doylestown Arts Festival 2009
Saturday rained out, but Sunday was a perfect day, sunny and breezy, with an exciting bike race and large, happy crowds.

Peddler's Village
Wander through our beautifully landscaped grounds surrounded by specialty shops and restaurants.

All Around Doylestown
Various Doylestown scenes around town. Also includes high-resolution photos (click on the camera) which can be used by PRINT publications, with attribution to DoylestownAlive.com

Brown Bag-It with the Arts, July 8, 2009
Christy Jefferson performed on the Courthouse lawn; this is a weekly Summer musical program sponsored by the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Heritage Conservancy's 50th Anniversary Jubilee
On May 17th, 2009 Heritage Conservancy held a 50th Anniversary Jubilee at its preserved Aldie Mansion in Doylestown, PA.

Holistic Living Expo - March 28, 2009
The Expo was held at Middle Bucks Vo-Tech School. Over 70 exhibitors covered all aspects of holistic living. The Expo was well attended by an appreciative audience.

Civil War Encampment - March 28, 2009
Encampment on the grounds of the Mercer Museum.

Medal Award Ceremony for 1st Lt. Travis Manion
December 5, 2008: 1st Lt. Travis Manion, who was killed in Iraq in April 2007, was honored posthumously with a Silver Star and Bronze Star with Valor awards. Marine Lt. Gen. John Allen presented the Silver Star and the Bronze Star with Valor awards to Manion’s parents, Tom and Janet, of Doylestown Township. General Allen said “He was a magnificent young man. His sacrifice will never be forgotten. I am deeply honored to have been with him along the way.”

Chili Cookoff - October 13, 2008
First Annual Doylestown Fire Company Chili Cookoff, at Central Park. Beautiful weather and great chili.

Doylestown Fire Company
In action, and in the community

Bucks County Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service
October 5, 2008 - residents and firefighters from across Bucks County gathered for the fourth year to honor local firefighters and fire police officers who died in the line of duty. Frederick Mayberry of Silverdale was added to the list of 22 at this year's service. Bucks County Commissioner James Cawley, along with Pa. State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann, were among the dignitaries who addressed the assembled audience. The ceremony closed with everyone in attendance laying a flower at the memorial.

Doylestown Fire Co - Fire Prevention Open House 08 on First Friday
The Doylestown Fire Company held it's annual fire prevention open house Friday night, Oct. 3, at the Shewell Ave. firehouse. This was the second year the event was held in conjunction with First Friday Doylestown, and once again, it was a great success. Over an estimated 800 people came to see fire trucks, rappelling demonstrations, and fire safety education. The winners of the annual fire prevention poster contest were announced and displayed. Special thanks to the staff from the Doylestown Hospital Emergency Department, for bringing the Teddy Bear Clinic, Plumsteadville Fire Company, the Middle Bucks Technical School Public Safety Program, and state representative Marguerite Quinn's office for their participation.

Doylestown Arts Festival 2008
Saturday was canceled because of bad weather, but Sunday was superb with near-perfect weather, no problems, and a great bike race. Everyone was happy to be outside after Saturday's weather.

Butterfly Rick at the Library, July 2008
Renowned butterfly expert and author Rick Mikula addressed an overflow crowd of kids and parents at the library as part of the "Catch the Reading Bug" program

Doylestown Farmers Market 2008

Triangle Park, June 2008
Triangle Memorial Park is a dedication to military veterans and local citizens who have served their community.

PumpkinFest 2007
2007 marked the 16th anniversary of this fun-filled family festival, one of the largest two-day drug- and alcohol-free events of its kind in Pennsylvania. Pumpkinfest is a county-wide event that engages more than 450 volunteers and draws more than 25,000 visitors. Pumpkinfest activities take place at Fonthill Park, the site of two historic buildings: the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works; and Fonthill, Henry Mercer’s home

Doylestown 5K Run/Walk - 2008 - Finish Line
As many pictures as we were able to snap at the finish line

Doylestown 5K Run/Walk - 2008 - Before & After
Pre-race registration and post-race gathering

Memorial Day Parade - 2008

Safe Walking Initiative
Grades 7, 8, and 9 of Lenape Middle School responded to a request from the Doylestown Revitalization Board to help communicate the "We Share the Road" guidelines developed as part of Doylestown Borough's Safe Walking Initiative Program.

Kids' Triathlon - June 1, 2008
Sponsored by CycleSports of Doylestown. Results can be seen here

Bucks to the Bayou Picnic, 2007
The 1st Annual Bucks to the Bayou Picnic was held on Sunday, June 10th, 2007 at the Fonthill Museum in Doylestown, PA. The event was a success and raised over $40,000.00 for the building of the Food Pantry of Hancock in Mississippi.

Peddlers Village Holiday Decorations 2007
One of the most beautiful holiday displays anywhere, right here in Bucks County. A delightful evening of pure enjoyment.

Masquerade at the Mercer, October 2007

Oktoberfest 2007
A grand and glorious yearly event in Doylestown Township. Pictures taken Sunday, Sept. 30

Univest Grand Prix Bike Race - September 9, 2007
The Univest Bike Race at the Doylestown Arts Festival

Doylestown Arts Festival Day 2 - September 9, 2007
Even bigger and more exciting because of the Univest Bike Race

Doylestown Arts Festival Day 1 - September 8, 2007
A great festival, weather a bit too warm, but happy and friendly crowds, and the usual array of great vendors

DBCA Buy Local Dine Local Kickoff - July 3, 2007
The kickoff of DBCA's Buy Local, Dine Local program, with a ribbon cutting by Mayor Libby White and a presentation by Ellen Mager

Doylestown Memorial Day Parade 2007

Doylestown 5K 2007 - Runners at Finish Line

Doylestown 5K 2007 - Registration & Awards

Kids Castle Restoration Project (4/21/07)
The restoration of our beloved Kids Castle, on the CB Cares Day of Service; photographs by Angela Pursell

Covered Bridges of Bucks County
Bucks County has twelve covered bridges, most built in the 1870's except for South Perkasie and Uhlerstown built around 1832. Ten bridges are still in use. The South Perkasie bridge is in a beautiful off-road park setting. These pictures are provided by the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau and by the Bucks County Covered Bridges Festival. You can find more information at BucksCountyAlive.com.

Santa Comes to Doylestown 2006
Brought to us by the Doylestown Business and Community Alliance

Decorating Doylestown 2006
Thanks to our volunteers, with special thanks to the CB West Key Club

Peddlers Village Gingerbread Competition - 2005
A fabulous yearly Peddlers Village Event

Peddlers Village Scarecrow Competition - 2006
A fabulous yearly Peddlers Village Event

Halloween Morning in Peddlers Village - 2006
A beautiful morning, a clear crisp Autumn day, in the early hours before shoppers arrive. An excellent time to appreciate the beauty of Peddlers Village.

Exciting Fall Football
A perfect fall afternoon, exciting football action at Tower Hill in Chalfont, the Lenape Valley Indians meet the Conestoga Generals

Dedication of Milt Rutherford Memorial
In front of Rutherford's Camera Shop, a memorial for town historian and photographer Milt Rutherford, October 30, 2006

Doylestown Arts Festival - September 10, 2006
A busier, cooler day

Doylestown Arts Festival - September 9, 2006
Day 1 of a magnificent festival, with near-perfect weather, happy and friendly crowds, and first-rate vendors

Bethlehem Music Festival 2006
This is one of the most exciting and comprehensive musical events in our area - 10 days including hundreds of concerts throughout Historic Bethlehem. Well over a million visitors attend

Around the County
These pictures, provided by the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau show the beauty found everywhere in Bucks County

Doylestown Farmers Market 2005 & 2006
Saturday mornings in Doylestown

Memorial Day Parade - 2006
A beautiful Norman Rockwell type old-fashioned parade

Doylestown 5K Run - 2006
From Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, through the streets of Doylestown, to the center of town - a superb day enjoyed by all.

Holiday Decorations - 2003
Each year in early Fall the DBCA begins cleanup of last year's Holiday decorations. It can be quite a task, but it's lots of fun too! In November comes the best part - decorating our beautiful town…

Hanging Basket Planting - 2003
We begin planting the baskets in early Spring in our greenhouse at Delaware Valley College.

Hanging Basket Planting - 2004
We begin planting the baskets in early Spring in our greenhouse at Delaware Valley College.

Snow Day - 2002
Doylestown made even more beautiful by a snowy covering after the blizzard (by out standards) of 2002

Doylestown Township Service Memorial
Proposed Memorial - South Main Street

Doylestown Arts Festival - 2005
This is DBCA's biggest event of the year!