Delaware County PA Area 4th of July Weekend Events & Family Fun 7/1 – 7/4

All Weekend

2016 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Fireworks, Parades and Festivities
Full list and schedules HERE

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – July 2nd & 3rd
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

When in the Course of Human Events – A Fourth of July Celebration and Picnic
at Colonial Plantation Pennsylvania in Media, PA
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Details, schedule and ticket info HERE

July 4th Weekend at Sahara Sam’s!
July 1st – July 4th
*Use promo code 4THJULY and get full-day tickets for just $24.95 (that’s $12 less than the walk-price) ONLINE ONLY for visits July 1st – July 4th!
Details HERE

The Jungle Book
at Media Theater
June 4th – August 21st
Details, tickets and schedule HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park
at the Marina at Penns Landing
Details HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
Music, roller skating, mini golf, food and more!
Details and schedule HERE

FREE Yoga on the Waterfront
at Race Street Pier in Philadelphia
April 2nd – October 30th
Details and schedules HERE

Free Outdoor Yoga at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Saturdays June 4 – August 29 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Dhyana Yoga Presents FREE OUTDOOR YOGA in beautiful Franklin Square starting on June 4th! Join us outside for a practice that will make you sweat, laugh, breathe, and believe in the powerful effects of Yoga. All are welcome! Bring a Yoga mat or a big towel to practice on, some water, and your friends to stretch and tone your way through the summer with Dhyana Yoga!
Every Monday 6:30-7:30pm and Every Saturday 9:30-10:30am (Weather permitting — Please check the Dhyana Yoga Outdoor Yoga Classes Facebook Page for weather updates and other information!)
Details HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Fishing at Orchard Lake
Saturdays & Sundays 8am – 4pm
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule HERE

The Franklin Institute
Be sure to check out these special exhibits: The Science Behind Pixar and Lost Egypt
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Totally Turtles Weekend June 4th & 5th
Details and ticket info HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Friday July 1, 2016

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details can be found under each event on the calendar.

Friday Fantasy Garden Club
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Lend us your green thumb in the library garden or create some Garden Art.  Make miniature lands based on Fantasy literature: Dragons, Faries, even Middle Earth creatures for our Enchanted Garden! Learn the Cycle of Life from composting with worms to garvest time.
Details HERE

Camp Creativity – Life On Pluto
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
$5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions
Details and registration info HERE

African American Museum in Philadelphia – FREE Admission (Friday July 1st only)
10 AM – 5 PM
Details and schedule info HERE

Family Summer Show – Peter Moses: The Music Experience for Young Children
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Ridley Township Library
Suitable for ages 3-10, but all are welcome.
Programs are free, and registration is not required.  Groups of 10 or more must call in advance.
Details HERE

Transportation Tales – Rocky Run Fire Company Ladder Truck & Riddle Ambulance
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
at Middletown Free Library
10:30am–Story Time
11am–Vehicle Time
Our extremely popular summer story time series is back! Mr. Jason does a normal story time & reads books about community vehicles. After story time, he leads the group outside to Weather’s Motors’ grass lot for kids & families to see those very same vehicles!!!
Registration is required for the story time aspect, as space is limited in our community room. But ALL are welcome to go outside and check out the vehicles! Click on the date to reserve your spot(s)!
Details HERE

Minecraft in Real Life Club Summer Camp
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Minecraft IRL–the summer camp, will feature hands-on projects and activities based off of Minecraft. This summer we’ll explore circuits, 3D Printing and more!
Minecraft fans ages 7-12 can sign-up to participate. You don’t need to attend every week, but please sign-up for the weeks you wish to attend.
Registration Required
Details HERE

$5 after 5 PM at Delaware Children’s Museum
5pm-8pm
Details HERE

Reggae Thunder Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert & Fireworks
8 PM – 9:30 PM
at Penns Landing in Philadelphia
As part of the Neighborhood Concert Series presented by Wells Fargo, the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert followed by a spectacular fireworks display presented by Comcast NBC Universal & Pyrotecnico.
Details HERE

Saturday July 2, 2016

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Ice Age Bowling Game
9 AM – 12 PM
FREE
Registration required
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall.
Saturdays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th – December 3rd
Details HERE

Build Your Own Terrarium/ Fairy Garden Class
at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
Fee $35
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Club Craft – Craft Stick American Flag
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

Wee Build
10 AM – 5 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Despicable Me )
at Color to Canvas, 3720 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill PA
10:30 AM
Come watch the movie then paint the theme.
Great for kids ages 5-12
Space is limited, registration required
Cost: $15
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Saturday Morning Movie – Happy Feet
10:30 AM – 12 PM
at Haverford Township Free Library
No registration required
Details HERE

Free Saturday Public Boating
Every Saturday from 11am – 3pm, the public can explore the Schuylkill River by rowboat or kayak from the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
Details HERE

Chess Club
11 AM
at Lansdowne Library
For all ages and all skill levels, this chess program is a fun place to play and learn!
Details HERE

Red, White and Blue In Store Sale and Fun at Toys R Us Stores
12 PM – 2 PM
Fun activities
Details HERE

Red, White & Fun T-shirt Craft
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the t-shirt & Supplies are free
Details and registration info HERE

Upper Darby Sousa Band Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

Sunday July 3, 2016

John Hoey Orchestra: Evening of Swing Concert
7:30 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media PA
FREE Concert, bring your own chairs/blankets.
Details HERE

POPS on Independence
8 PM
at Independence Hall
Enjoy a patriotic and entertaining performance by Music Director Michael Krajewski and the 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra featuring Broadway and opera hometown talents, Allison Blackwell and Justin Hopkins.
Details HERE

Monday July 4, 2016

2016 Delaware County & Philadelphia PA Independence Day Fireworks, Parades and Festivities
Full list and schedules HERE

Camp Creativity – Castles & Princesses
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
$5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions
Details and registration info HERE

$4 on the Fourth at Elmwood Park Zoo
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

 

 

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  1. This list is great – especially for such a busy weekend coming up! Thank you!
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