10 festivals in 1
at Ludwig's Corner
The natural splendor of Ludwig’s Corner is the perfect landscape to experience all things creative, fresh, and fun for curiosity-seekers living in or visiting Philadelphia’s scenic countryside. The magnificent 33-plus acres of open fair grounds already hosts some of the largest and most prestigious events on the East Coast including over 75 years of the annual Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show on Labor Day weekend and Country Spirit USA every August. Adding Homegrown and its unique 10 festivals in one concept, with over 25,000 anticipated attendees, solidifies Ludwig’s and Chester County as a premiere event destination.
Excitement and adventure
Excitement and adventure – for visitors of all ages – awaits at The Fair. Sprawling across 37,000 square feet of festival space, this fun-filled, family-friendly amusement area offers carnival rides and boardwalk style games, as well as an abundance of dessert and treat concession stands to keep guests fueled throughout their visit!
Animal lovers of all ages
Animal lovers of all ages will be frolicking at The Farm as they get up close and personal with their favorite furry friends! Set on 30,000 square feet of beautiful, bucolic countryside, The Farm is one of the largest – and most interactive – areas of the festival. Children will enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, mini Clydesdales and even pig races while the young-at-heart immerse themselves in the joy and wonder of experiencing farm life through a child’s eyes.
The Stage is set
The Stage is set for a rockin’ good time as national headline acts, local bands/musicians and DJs take over the festival! Primed to be the party destination for the festival, this exclusive entertainment area will feature the best local bars, as well as unique and interactive games, activities and an open air photo booth to capture memories visitors will never want to forget.
Foodies, friends and family
Foodies, friends and family will feast on the abundance of delicious, locally-grown food and fresh ingredients served at The Table. Featuring the finest sustainable dishes and products from the region’s top restaurants, food trucks and vendors, this 25,000 square foot space is a virtual cauldron of culinary indulgences for any food lover. A lush, fully-stocked farmer’s market will also be on site for those looking to bring the farm-to-table experience home.
Tasty local craft beers
Tasty local craft beers, served with a shot of fun and games, is what’s on tap at The Brew. Beer enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike will revel in the latest and greatest offerings from some of the best breweries in the region at this 25,000 square foot suds-soaked mecca. Giant Jenga, Connect Four, life-size beer pong and cornhole will also keep guests busy in between pours and pints.
The good times
The good times will be uncorked at the festival’s premiere wine and spirit space The Vine! This 20,000 square foot vino retreat will boast the finest local wineries, distilleries and cheese vendors as well as label making and a grape stomping area. Perfect for friends, couples or those looking to meet new people, The Vine is a spectacular spot to kick-back, relax and un-wine(d)!
Visitors will shop
Visitors will shop ‘til they drop at The Market! This magnificent 30,000 square foot flea-market-style retail experience will not only offer the finest fashion, home and craft pieces but also the opportunity to meet the local designers who have brought the products to life. A shopping-istas dream come true!
Creativity is king
Creativity is king at The Canvas as the area’s most renowned artists come together to celebrate their work in Chester County. Guests will experience the craftsmanship and beauty of the finest paintings, photos, art work, sculptures, literature and more while learning first-hand about the vision and inspiration from the curators themselves. With 24,000 square feet of inspiration, The Canvas will bring out the creative side in all who visit.
Learning from the pros
Learning from the pros is easy at this interactive, 360-degree, educational experience. Featuring local experts in a variety of industries, ranging from cooking and wine making to gardening and scrapbooking, The Expo is a 15,000 square foot area that is as enlightening as it is entertaining. Classes and events will be offered throughout the festival with a full schedule revealed closer to the opening.
This full-throttle, action-packed, 30,000 square foot area is not for the faint of heart. Unleashing an onslaught of activities including extreme sports, BMX racing, zip lining, axe-throwing and a skate park, The Arena has only one thing on its agenda – adrenaline-pumping fun. For guests looking to up the ante on their festival visit, then this is definitely the spot for them!