Delaware County Area Memorial Day Weekend Events, Fireworks, Parades & Festivities 5/24 – 5/27

All Weekend

Devon Horse Show
May 23rd – June 2nd
Details, events, tickets and hours HERE

Sesame Place Fun and Events
Details, tickets and info HERE

Pinocchio
at Arden Theater, Philadelphia
Thru June 23rd
Details, tickets and Pricing HERE

Friday, May 24, 2013

Chick-fil-A Breakfast Story Time
at Chick-Fil-A Ridley

with Librarian Lauren Longbottom of Ridley Township Library
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
For ages 3-5
Stories & a craft
Details HERE

Hats Off to Books – PJ Stories
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
No Registration Required
ages 3 & up with adult
Wear your PJs!
Details HERE

Fireworks at Harrah’s Philadelphia (Chester)
10:00 PM
Details HERE
(Thanks, Penny A.!)

Saturday, May 25, 2013


National Constitution Center – Memorial Day Programs
Saturday (9:30 AM – 6 PM)
Sunday and Monday (9:30 AM – 5 PM)
Events free with paid admission
Details and admission pricing HERE

Lansdowne Farmer’s Market
9 AM – 1 PM (Every Saturday starting May 25th)
at the Lansdowne Avenue parking lot across from the historic Lansdowne Theater, 30 North Lansdowne Avenue
FREE parking Saturdays during the market at the Lansdowne & Highland Avenue lots
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers’ Market (opening day May 25)
9:30 am to 1:30 pm
In municipal building parking lot, across from the Swarthmore Co-op
Products: IPM vegetables & fruit – mushrooms – meat and eggs from grass-fed animals – crusty bread – artisan chocolate and soap.
Local partner: Swarthmore Town Center, Inc.

Details HERE

Create Your Own Hero Doll
at Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM (sessions every 1/2 hr through 11:30 AM)
$2 per child
Details HERE

Family Place Place Playground
at Radnor Library
10 AM – 12 PM
Drop in any time between 10am and 12pm for open free play with toys designed for children age 1-5 years, providing an opportunity to build creativity and practice developmental skills.
No registration required
Details HERE

Pinkalicious
at Media Theater
11:00 AM
thru 5/25
Tickets, pricing and Info HERE

17th Century Timeline and Skirmish
at Colonial Plantation, Media
Saturday – 11am to 5pm with last entry at 4pm (skirmish at 12:30 and 3:00)
Sunday – 11am to 3pm with last entry at 2:30pm (skirmish at 2:00)
Details & pricing HERE

Marcus Hook Memorial Day Parade
12 PM
Starting at 10th Street at the Marcus Hook/Trainer Line and concluding at Market Square Memorial Park
(Be sure to wave to my husband and son who will be marching with South Philadelphia Stringband!)

Movie Matinee – Despicable Me – Rated PG
at Springfield Library
2 PM – 3:30 PM
$1 per person
Details HERE

Fireworks & Fountains
at Longwood Gardens
9:15 PM
Details & pricing HERE

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Brandywine River Museum – Free Admission Sunday Mornings
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Details HERE

National Constitution Center – Memorial Day Programs
Sunday and Monday (9:30 AM – 5 PM)
Events free with paid admission
Details and admission pricing HERE

17th Century Timeline and Skirmish
at Colonial Plantation, Media
Saturday – 11am to 5pm with last entry at 4pm (skirmish at 12:30 and 3:00)
Sunday – 11am to 3pm with last entry at 2:30pm (skirmish at 2:00)
Details & pricing HERE

Sesame Place – Fireworks
9:00 PM
at Sesame Place
Details & pricing HERE

Monday, May 27, 2013

Happy Memorial Day!!

National Constitution Center – Memorial Day Programs
Monday (9:30 AM – 5 PM)
Events free with paid admission
Details and admission pricing HERE

Aston
Memorial Day Parade
10 AM
Starting at Mount Road and ending at American Legion Post 926, 3220 Concord Rd with ceremony following the parade at the post

Morton
AMVETS Post 118
10:00 AM
Memorial Services will be held at the post at 211 North Morton Ave.

Ridley Park
10 AM
Memorial Day Celebration at Veteran’s Park (Sellers & Ridley Ave)
Details HERE

Springfield
American Legion 227 Memorial Day Parade
10:00 AM
Veterans Memorial Park, 332 W Springfield Rd
Starts at the park and ends at the Township Administration Building

Media
10:00 AM
Parade on State Street
Details HERE

Marple Township
Memorial Day Parade
10 AM
American Legion Post 805
Beginning at West Chester Pike & Malin Rd

Lansdowne
Memorial Day Parade
9:00 AM
Begins at Lansdowne and Lacrosse Ave and ends at Penn Wood High School field
Details HERE

Upland
Memorial Day Parade
9:00 AM
Beginning at Upland Baptist Church and  concluding at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets)
Details HERE

Radnor
Memorial Day Parade
9:45 AM
Starting at the Radnor Financial Center and ending at the memorial on South Wayne Avenue
Details HERE

Kids Eat FREE on Memorial Day (Monday May 27th) at Applebees in Folsom, PA
(with purchase of an adult meal)
Call to see if your local Applebees is also participating



Comments

  1. Great activities as always!

  2. Another terrific list. We may head to the fireworks at Sesame Place since we live right nearby!

  3. These are some great activities!

  4. What a great resource!

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