Thanksgiving Holiday Season in Media, PA

With Thanksgiving and the holidays coming right up around the corner, it's the perfect time to start thinking of ways the community can all come together to support each other.


At Live Love Media, empowering community connections is about meeting our Media PA neighbors, hearing their stories, and finding a way to build stronger and deeper bonds. Enjoy fun local activities, and support the local organizations and non-profits who are making Media, Pennsylvania a wonderful place to be.

Media Food Bank Logo

If you're looking to get involved and help support our Media community this Thanksgiving season, your local food bank such as the Media Food Bank, is a great place to start. Here are some quick and easy ways you can be a real local hero with important donations to help set the Thanksgiving table for a family in need.


Some ideas for Thanksgiving-themed non-perishable items:

  • Cranberry sauce

  • Canned vegetables

  • Canned fish or meat

  • Canned or dry beans

  • Instant potatoes

  • Gravy

  • Pie filling

  • Bread

  • Spices and seasonings

Donating directly online to the Media Food Bank is also possible through this link. Check out their Facebook for all of the latest updates. Watch our video to learn more about volunteering and click here to check out other local Media, PA non-profits to support as the holiday season approaches.

Linvilla Orchards Media PA Thanksgiving Hay Ride

Thanksgiving is a great time to explore or revisit some of Media, Pennsylvania's famous local farms like Linvilla Orchards, Indian Orchards Farm, and Lucky Penny Farm. Make sure to check out these classic places which have seasonal Thanksgiving activities in addition to their year-round presence.

Tyler Arboretum Media, PA Fall Foliage Thanksgiving

If you love beautiful fall foliage and local Media, PA history, take a nature walk or hike at Tyler Arboretum. Their weekly and monthly events range widely and feature options for all age ranges.


Some highlights at Tyler Arboretum include guided walking tours full of information about past settlers of the Media Pennsylvania land and region, and guided walks that celebrate the variety of native flora and fauna with information about their role in supporting the ecosystem. If wildflowers or bird-watching is more to your interest, check out Tyler Arboretum's calendar for their weekly Bird Walks and Wildflower Walks. Watch our video to learn more about Tyler Arboretum's work in the Media community.


Shopping local for this Thanksgiving and holiday season is easy, especially at Transition Town Media's 10th Annual Green Sunday Holiday Craft Fair. This yearly Media, PA event takes place on Sunday, November 14th 2021, from 1 to 5 PM at the Media Providence Friends School.


There are also a variety of locally owned shops to check out in Downtown Media; Consider supporting some of Media's amazing small businesses while doing your 2021 holiday shopping. Have fun with friends or the whole family this month with Media's 12th Annual Jazz By Night Celebration. Top local acts and world-renowned musicians will showcase their talent at indoor venues throughout Media from 6pm until 1am. Click here to see all of the events happening this month in Media, PA.

Media, Pennsylvania aerial drone photograph, fall foliage and downtown Media, PA from overhead with Philadelphia city skyline in the distance

The Sunday before Thanksgiving, anyone in Media is welcome to come to the 3rd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, co sponsored by Cedar Creek Catering, First Church Media, and Media Food Bank! Hot meals to go will be served, and contributions can be made here: Fundraiser



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