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CBS3 SummerFest


It’s time to make the most of longer days. Get outside. Find some ‘wooder’ – down the shore, by the creek or on your block and celebrate with SummerFest on CBS3.

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For 15 Fridays this summer we’ll take you to different Philly area towns and show YOU that you don’t have to go too far to find a good time! Join us this Friday, June 8, as CBS3 SummerFest heads to Historic Smithville to explore the charm and rich history in Atlantic County.

Celebrate summer with Eyewitness News.  Thursday nights at 11 p.m., Vittoria Woodill’s “Taste With Tori” will feature a restaurant from each town the team will visit.

Friday mornings members of the CBS3 Eyewitness News morning team of Jim Donovan, Rahel Solomon, Katie FehlingerMeisha Johnson and Pat Gallen will explore what makes each town such a special summer destination.

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On Friday nights, members of the CBS3 Eyewitness News team anchored by Ukee WashingtonJessica DeanKate Bilo and Don Bell will anchor live, along with reporters, from the city to the shore, the Lehigh Valley to Delaware, as CBS3’s SummerFest showcases towns and events from Memorial Day through Labor Day.


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To kick things off Memorial Day Weekend on Friday, May 25th, Eyewitness News anchors Ukee Washington and Jessica Dean will broadcast live from the Tall Ships in Philadelphia to showcase why the City of Brotherly Love is such a great place to visit in the summer! Woodill will preview the appearance on Thursday, May 24th at 11 p.m., with a “Taste With Tori” segment from the one and only restaurant venue on a Tall Ship today– the Moshulu. Friday morning Rahel Solomon and Jim Donovan will check out what’s new at the Zoo.

Join us each week, as we explore what makes these towns “must–see” summer destinations and the wonderful people who live in them:

5/25: Philadelphia   

6/1: Medford   

6/8: Historic Smithville  

6/15: Media  

6/22: Wilmington  

6/29: Atlantic City  

7/6: Allentown  

7/13: Hammonton  

7/20: Margate  

7/27: Ardmore  

8/3: Camden  

8/10: Doylestown  

8/17: The Wildwoods  

8/24: Brandywine Valley  

8/31: Farewell to Summer – Viewers’ Choice! *details coming soon*   

SummerFest: The Media 5 Mile

Every year, downtown Media is transformed into a running track.

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SummerFest: Why Media is ‘Everybody’s Hometown’

The borough of Media proudly declares itself “Everybody’s Hometown.”

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SummerFest: Meandering Around Media

This town of cobblestones and charm (and the Delaware County seat) is not even a square mile.

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SummerFest Heads To Tyler Arboretum In Media

SummerFest Heads To Tyler Arboretum In Media

Connect. Explore. Grow. That is the mantra at Tyler Arboretum in Media, Pennsylvania where there is something for everyone.

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Taste With Tori: Lotus Farm To Table

In this Taste With Tori, our Vittoria Woodill makes a stop at Lotus Farm To Table.

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SummerFest: Dozens Of Shops In Historic Smithville’s Charming Shopping Village

From Christmas ornaments to trendy clothing to nostalgic candy, there are dozens of shops around this charming shopping village in Historic Smithville.

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SummerFest: Wildlife Refuge Protects More Than 47,000 Acres Of South Jersey Coastal Habitats

The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000-acres of Southern New Jersey coastal habitats.

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SummerFest: Seaview Golf Course Hosting LPGA Classic

For nearly two decades, the LPGA Classic has made Seaview Stockton Hotel and Golf Club its home.

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SummerFest: The History Behind Historic Smithville

The small building, built in 1787, was sitting vacant when Ethel and Fred Noyes found it in 1949.


Country Folk and Antique Row SummerFest Heads To Historic Smithville

SummerFest Heads To Historic Smithville

From funky signs to antique furniture, and collectibles from a bygone era, Country Folk and Antique Row is packed with charm.

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SummerFest: Katie Fehlinger And Twin Daughters Head To Storybook Land

SummerFest: Katie Fehlinger And Twin Daughters Head To Storybook Land

In Egg Harbor Township, there’s a place where classic childhood stories have been coming to life since 1955.

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SummerFest: Sites Of Medford And Beyond

Downtown Medford takes pride in its historical buildings and small independent restaurants and shops.

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CBS3 SummerFest: Horseback Riding Providing Therapeutic Relief For Children In Medford

Inside this big red barn in Medford, children aren’t just learning to ride, with lessons on horseback.

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SummerFest: Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Committed To Preserving Natural Beauty

Every year, thousands of visitors flock to see more than 50 animals who live at the refuge, including owls and foxes.

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CBS3 SummerFest: Kids To Flock To YMCA Camp Ockanickon In Medford

Exploring Medford as a youth can be a fun adventure, especially when visiting YMCA Camp Ockanickon.

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SummerFest Heads To Pinelands Adventures In Medford

SummerFest Heads To Pinelands Adventures In Medford

You may not realize it, but the Pine Barrens take up 1.1 million acres of land in New Jersey, or roughly 22 percent of the land area of the state.

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SummerFest Goes To The Pop Shop Cafe And Creamery In Medford

SummerFest Goes To The Pop Shop Cafe And Creamery In Medford

During the summer months, there is plenty to see and do in Medford, New Jersey. 

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Taste With Tori: ITA101

If you’re looking for a spot to eat in town, you can find a number of restaurants along Main Street.

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SummerFest: A Philadelphia Summer

Sure, we’re a city full of history, but there’s nothing stuffy about Philadelphia in the summer, and it couldn’t come soon enough.

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SummerFest: Teens Learn How To Build Boat At Independence Seaport Museum

Teens are learning to build a boat from scratch through the Seaport’s SAILOR STEM Boatbuilding program.

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CBS3 Climbs Aboard The Kalmar Nyckel For SummerFest

A fleet of majestic tall ships have made their way to the Delaware River Waterfront.

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From Tall Ships On Delaware River To Decommissioned Ships At Navy Yard

Tucked away off Broad Street behind blue security gates, the Navy Yard is a place filled with history and hope.

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Photos: CBS3SummerFest 2018

Take a look at all the fun events happening in our area all summer long.


CBS3SummerFest: Treetop Quest At Fairmount Park

CBS3SummerFest: Treetop Quest At Fairmount Park

CBS3’s Pat Gallen has a look at how you can reach new heights at Treetop Quest At Fairmount Park. 

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CBS3SummerFest: What's New At The Philadelphia Zoo

CBS3SummerFest: What’s New At The Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia has many famous firsts, including the distinction of being home to America’s first zoo.


How To Use The CBS SummerFest Facebook Filter

Don’t forget to tag CBS Philly in your selfie by adding the “@” sign to your text on Facebook.

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#CBS3Summerfest 2018 Locations

It’s time to make the most of longer days. Get outside. Find some ‘wooder’ – down the shore, by the creek or on your block and celebrate with SummerFest on CBS3.

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SummerFest Heads To Cape May County Zoo

SummerFest Heads To Cape May County Zoo

Just miles away from Cape May is one of the best zoos in the country — and it’s free.


Summerfest 2018 Location Ideas

We look forward to visiting more spots next summer. Help us decide where to go:  

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SummerFest: Haddonfield Is A Colonial Gem

If you’ve walked through Haddonfield then you know this place goes back a long way.


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