Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Easter Family Fun 4/14 – 4/16

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Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Easter Bunny at Springfield Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at King of Prussia Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at Plymouth Meeting Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at Cherry Hill Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at Deptford Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at Christiana Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Easter Bunny at Concord Mall (Through Saturday April 15th)
Details HERE

Aston Twp. Fire Dept. Spring Carnival
April 12th – April 22nd
6 PM -10 PM
Family nights April 19 & 20th. $20 each night. Mega Pass $45 works both weeks.
Details  HERE

Madagascar Jr, A Musical Adventure
March 25-May 21 (no show Easter Sunday April 16) – every Saturday at 11am and Sunday at Noon
at Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

The Light Princess
at Arden Theater
April 5th – June 4th
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards – Hayrides to Bunnyland
April 8th – 15th
11am -4pm
$9.00 per person
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia – Grand Opening Weekend!!!
Details and ticket info HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY ADMISSION HERE

Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute
November 25, 2016 to April 23, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Frog Exhibit at Academy of Natural Sciences
February 4th – May 14th
Details and ticket info HERE

Dinosaur Revolution at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
February 4th – May 29th
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens Spring Blooms
April 1 st  through May 26th
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Spring Break Penguin Encounters at Adventure Aquarium
April 15th – 23rd
Details and ticket info HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
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 April 14, 2017

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.

Easter Bunny Train at Strasburg Railroad
April 14th – April 16th
Trains will be running on Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday and a special visitor will be on board. That’s right – the Easter Bunny will visit with each family, so have your camera ready!
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

Easter Bunny Pictures at Booth’s Corner Farmers Market
5 PM – 8:30 PM
Details HERE

Dinosaur Night at the Museum
at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Enjoy an evening at the Museum! Explore Dinosaur Revolution and our galleries. The Nature Nook will be open, and concessions will be for sale (including soda, wine and beer.)
Regular admission prices apply.
Adults: $9, Children (3-17): $7, Seniors (60+): $8, Under 3: FREE
Members: FREE
Details HERE

Egg Dying with the Easter Bunny
6 PM – 8 PM
at Leedom Fire Company in Ridley Park
$5.00 per person
Each ticket includes: 6 hardboiled eggs to decorate, a slice of pizza & a beverage (Parents may choose to purchase a ticket which includes food only, for $3.00)
Bring your camera!! There will be lots of opportunities to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
ADVANCED PURCHASE ONLY until 8pm on Wed., April 12th
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Leedom Fire Co.!

Details and info for purchasing tickets HERE

Saturday April 15, 2017

Easter Bunny Train at Strasburg Railroad
April 14th – April 16th
Trains will be running on Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday and a special visitor will be on board. That’s right – the Easter Bunny will visit with each family, so have your camera ready!
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

EASTER ROCK HUNT! (All Over Delaware County)
9 AM
April 15th of 2017 is the official day to hide and hunt your Easter rocks ! Get your Easter rocks ready 🐣💐 on Saturday we want everyone in on the action !!!! Where ever you are, whatever your doing, hide and find some Easter rocks. We want to flood Delaware County, Rather than make an event for one location! Post your hints as you go. Let’s make this the best Easter rock scavenger hunt ever!
Details HERE

Upland Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
9 AM (Egg Hunt)
at Bristol Lord Field, 6th & Main Streets
9:30 AM -11:30 AM (Breakfast with the Bunny)
$5 for adults and FREE for children 12 and under with a borough ID card and $3 for those without an ID card
$3 for pictures with the Easter Bunny

Creekside Swim Club Flea Market
Every Saturday in April and May excluding May 13th)
9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

The Great Reading Terminal Market Easter Egg Hunt
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia (meet in Piano Court)
9:30 – 10:00 : Ages 0-5, Egg hunt around The Market. These ages will be looking for yellow & green eggs.
9:45 – 10:00: Ages 6-11, Egg hunt around The Market. These ages will be looking for any egg that IS NOT yellow or green.
10:00 – 10:30 : Story Time in the Book Nook (in Piano Court). All ages welcome.
10:30 – 11:30: Egg dyeing in City Kitchen. All ages welcome.
Event is free but bring your own basket or bag to collect eggs
Details HERE

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Family Festival at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Admission will be FREE for kids 18 and under. Adult admission will be $14.50.
Outdoor festivities include colonial-era games, live music, food trucks, entertainment, family friendly activities, water ice, and of course, lemonade!
Inside the Center, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation will kick off their summer events season! There will be a wide array of kid-friendly and lemonade stand-themed activities. We’ll be honoring Childhood Cancer Hero Families who dedicate their time to ALSF in an effort to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research.\
50% of all proceeds will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer. To learn more about the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, visit alexslemonade.org.
Full details HERE

East Goshen Township Egg Hunt
10 AM – 12 PM
1661 Paoli Pike, West Chester
Details HERE

Easter Bunny Brunch at Camden Children’s Garden
10 AM – 2:30 PM
Hop on over to the Garden for a buffet brunch with the Easter Bunny catered by Tortilla Press! Easter Egg hunt will follow. Children’s tickets include: catered brunch, Garden admission, Easter Egg Hunt, crafts & a ride on the Garden Carousel.
Reservations must be made in advance
Details HERE

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival
10 AM – 3 PM
at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Experience the beauty of Morris Arboretum’s cherry tree collection in bloom. Event will feature traditional Japanese cultural activities.
Details and ticket info HERE

Kids Club – Yarn Bunny
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
$2 per project, Supplies included
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

Last Winter Lansdowne Farmers Market
10 AM – 12 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
Details HERE

Easter Egg Hunt at Olivet Presbyterian Church
10:30 AM
1001 Washington Ave Prospect Park PA
Rain or Shine
Bring a bag or basket to collect eggs!

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

Leedom Easter Egg Hunt
11 AM
at Leedom Fire Company on Darby Rd
FREE
Games, prizes and music

Media Easter Egg Hunt and Lunch
11 AM
on the grounds by the Tot Lot
The annual Easter Luncheon with the Easter Bunny will be held immediately following the hunt from 11:30am-1:30pm. Food, fun, and games for everyone.
Details HERE

Easter Egg Hunt at Colonial Plantation 
11 AM
Admission is $8 for adults and children aged 4 – 12. Children under 4 & CPP members are free
Preregistration is recommended
Use on line purchase till 3:00 pm on Friday, April 14. If puchasing tickets at gate, arrive early!
Children 12 and under are welcome to search the fields of the farm to find eggs with treats and surprises in them.  Three hunts, divided by age group, will begin at 11:00 (1-4 years), 11:15 (5-8 years) and 11:30 (9-12 years). There will be a puppet show (Segal Puppet Theatre Company) for young children following the hunts, as well as egg-related crafts and activities. Pre-registration is strongly suggested to guarantee your child’s spot. Families are welcome to stay and explore the farm and see the animals.  Enjoy a day in the country that is very close to home. 
The Plantation’s hours are 11:00am to 4:00pm.  Hunts will only occur at the times specified above, but crafts and activities will continue throughout the day.
Details HERE

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Paddock Park in Havertown
11 AM – 1 PM
Join your neighbors and friends to celebrate the holiday with an old-fashioned egg hunt for kids of all ages. Please have your child bring their own basket and arrive before 11:00 AM, as this is a fast-moving event and will be over in a flash – don’t be late! Kids will be divided into age groups: 3 and under, 4-6 and 7 and up. The event will also feature live music, treats, and family friendly activities at the park pavilion.
Details HERE

The Great Egg Hunt at Franklin Square
11 AM – 1 PM
6th & Race Streets
For Kids, ages 10 and under
This event is FREE with a limited number of tickets available for different age groups. In-Park registration begins at 10:00 am on the day of the event, phone reservations are not accepted. Child must be present to register. Group participation and reservations are not available for this event.
Details HERE

Creative Classes Open House at Michaels Craft Stores
11 AM – 3 PM
Come preview our classes and event, learn about our summer Camp Creativity for kids, and take advantage of special deals. 50% off all classes and 3/$10 Camp Creativity sessions when you register in store on April 15. Plus, the first 25 kids to sign up for Camp Creativity in each store will receive a free drawstring bag!
Details HERE

Easter Bunny Pictures at Booth’s Corner Farmers Market
11am – 4pm & 5pm-7:30pm
Details HERE

Easter Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt at Elmwood Park Zoo
(Various reservation times – reservations/advance purchase required)
Brunch tickets includes admission to the zoo, as well as a hot brunch buffet, an Easter egg hunt, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, music and crafts!
The Easter egg hunt will take place at 11:30 and 1:30 following each brunch.
*Please bring your own basket for the egg hunt.
TICKETS
Member Adult (13 & up): $25.95
Member Children (age 3 – 12): $14.95
Member Baby (2 and under): $7.95
Non-Member Adults: $30.95
Non-Member Children: $19.95
Non-Member Baby (2 and under): $10.95
Reservations are required in advance.
Details HERE

Easter Bunny Express at West Chester Railroad
12 PM & 2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

2017 FDR Fest!
12 PM – 5 PM
at FDR Park, 1800 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia
Bikes, boats, and bunnies – oh my! Bring your friends and family down to the inaugural FDR Fest on Saturday, April 15th and help us kick off the spring season! Enjoy a day of live music, food, petting zoo, Easter-themed activities for kids including the Claymobile, special appearance by the Easter Bunny and the popular egg hunt starting promptly at noon (12 pm) and fun in the park for the whole family.
(Rain date April 22nd)
Details HERE

Tea with the Easter Bunny at Radnor Hotel
1 PM – 3 PM
You and your little bunnies will nibble on snacks and sip refreshments from our Award-Winning Tea Menu, while the Spring Fairy shares her spirited cheer and excitement in anticipation of Easter. After tea time, the children will be entertained by interactive storytelling, and a lively sing-along that includes the Bunny Hop! Then, it’s time to engage in creative Easter crafts. After all of the excitement, the Easter Bunny will send the children “hoppily” on their way with an Easter-themed Storybook Gift to take home.
$59.95 for 1 child & 1 adult, Plus tax and service charge
Advanced Ticket Purchase Require
Details and reservation info HERE

Sunday, April 16, 2017 

Happy Easter!

Easter Bunny Brunch with the Bunny at The Pop Shop in Collingswood
9 AM & 11:30 AM
Includes festive brunch buffet, yummy desserts, spring coloring sheets and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Seatings at 9am and 11:30am.
$19.95 for adults; $9.95 for children plus tax and gratuity.
Prepaid tickets required and are non refundable.
Details HERE

Easter Brunch at the Pop Shop in Medford
9 AM & 11:30 AM
Brunch includes a family friendly buffet, make your own ice cream sundae bar, spring coloring sheets, Easter candy and a visit from the Easter bunny!
Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Reservations may not be cancelled or changed. Limited number of reservations accepted.
Pricing:
Adults $19.95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children $9.95 plus tax and gratuity. There is no charge for babies up to 12 months old.
Details and reservation info HERE

Easter Bunny Brunch at Philadelphia Zoo
9:30 AM – 11 AM
Enjoy a brunch buffet, followed by an Easter egg hunt and photos with Bunny. Other activities include crafts for children of all ages and mingling with live animals.
After brunch, enjoy a day at the Zoo
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Member
Adult (ages 12 and up): $32.99
Child (ages 2-11): $27.99
Children under 2: FREE – but still require a ticket
Nonmember – includes admission to the Zoo
Adult (ages 12 and up): $42.99
Child (ages 2-11): $37.99
Children under 2: FREE – but still require a ticket
Event is rain or shine
For details and to purchase tickets go HERE

Easter Bunny Train at Strasburg Railroad
April 14th – April 16th
Trains will be running on Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday and a special visitor will be on board. That’s right – the Easter Bunny will visit with each family, so have your camera ready!
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

Easter Egg Hunt at Diggerland
12 PM
Find the Golden Eggs!
We are holding an Easter Egg Hunt in two separate areas. The Egg Hunt will take place at 12:00 PM – please read all details below!*
We’re hiding over 2,000 eggs in the Easter Egg Patches at Diggerland (yes, you read that right…2,000 eggs). It gets better…
Every EGG has a prize and 20 GOLDEN eggs have grand prizes hidden in them.
*Easter Egg hunts are for children 12 and under
**Please bring your own basket or bag to collect eggs
The Scoop on the Egg Hunt:
•All participants should head directly to the party pavilion upon arrival
•Bulldozer Blackwell will give you some brief directions before leading you out to the two Egg Hunt areas.
•There will be one egg hunt taking place in two separate areas that starts at approximately 12:00 PM (one area is for children 6 and under; the other for children 7 – 12)
•While hunting…you can collect as many regular eggs as you would like but you can ONLY keep ONE Golden Egg.
•If you’re lucky enough to find a golden egg, bring the contents to our retail store and they will give you your GRAND PRIZE!
•Grand Prizes range from $10 – $60 in value!
•Once all the eggs are found, stay in the park and enjoy a day of digging!

Details and ticket info HERE

86th Annual Easter Promenade
12:30 PM – 2 PM
South Street Headhouse District in Philadelphia
Hop on down for FREE, egg-citing family fun during the 86th annual Easter Promenade! Come dressed in your Sunday Best and promenade down South Street in this grand and popular tradition.
Enjoy Easter treats, live music from the Philadelphia Freedom Band, the Bunny Hop, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cottontail and much more until 2:00pm. Bring your camera and stick around to meet the Easter Bunny himself, and see who wins the best dressed contests!
Children and adults can enter to be crowned Best Dressed, Best South Street Razzle Dazzle or Best Easter Bonnet – even your pet can win big if he or she is looking spiffy!
Details HERE

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