Delaware County Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 9/22 – 9/24

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All Weekend

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

Day Out with Thomas at Strasburg Railroad
September 16th – September 24th
Details and ticket information and reservations HERE

Kimmel Center Presents PJ Masks Live
Friday September 22nd & Saturday September 23rd
Details, ticket info and times HERE

Honk! Jr.
at Walnut Street Theater
September 23 – October 8, 2017
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Harvest Hayride
1835 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills PA
September 23 – October 29
Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM – 5 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Arasapha Farms Haunted Hayride and Bates Motel 
September 22 – October 31
Details, hours and ticket info HERE

Hurricane Hill Farm Corn Maze
(and Other Family Friendly Fall Fun on the Farm)
704 E. Reeceville Road, West Brandywine Township, Coatesville, PA
September 16 – November 5
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Lansdowne Landing
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

LEGO® Ninjago™ Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Sept 23 – Oct 1 (4 upcoming times)
Activities Include:
• Giveaways througout the weekend
• Shark Army invasion in MINILAND Philadelphia with themed scavenger hunt
• Special mystery ninja build in our Creative Workshop
• Ninja activity station in the NINJAGO Training Camp
• Special challenges in the Build Challenge Arena
• NINJAGO minifigure trading
• Great photo-ops and more!
Entry is subject to availability.  Pre-purchasing tickets to guarantee entry is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Backyard Adventures
June 9th – Sept 10th
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road Leonia, NJ
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
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)

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

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
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

Dutch Wonderland
Details HERE

Knoebels
Details HERE

Dorney Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

Friday September 22, 2017

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE.

Just Between Friends Western Mainline Kid Consignment Sale 
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center | 100 Station Ave – HALL A, Oaks PA
Friday Sept 22 9 AM – 8 PM
Saturday Sept 23 8 AM – 5 PM
Sunday Sept 24 (1/2 price Day – Many items are an additional 50% off) 8 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE and HERE
(Disclosure: I am partnering as an ambassador with Just Between Friends Western Mainline Oaks Sale to share their Fall 2017 sale with you.)

Family Stories & Puppet Show
11 AM – 11:45 AM
at Media UP Library
Listen to stories, do fingerplays, dance, and watch a brief puppet show. Best for ages 3-5. Just drop in!
Details HERE

The Greek Affair 2017
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church 35 N Malin Rd, Broomall, PA
Friday Sept 22 11 AM – 11 PM
Saturday Sept 23 11 AM – Midnight
Sunday Sept 24 12 PM – 9 PM
The community of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host this Philadelphia area tradition, celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. This premier Greek festival features amazing authentic Greek food, delicious sweets and pastries, traditional folk dancing, live Greek music, rides and amusements, a flea market (Monastiraki), boutiques, and Church tours
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

Pizza & Movie Night – Wonder Woman (Rated PG-13)
5 PM – 7:15 PM
at Middletown Free Library
The library will be dishing out FREE pizza as we watch the Wonder Woman (PG-13) movie. After the movie, we’ll make a craft that ties in with the super hero!
Registration is required 
Details HERE

St. Madeline’s Church Carnival
500 Tome St, Ridley Park, PA
6 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Marple Sports Arena Friday Night Skate 
7:30 PM -10 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT SKATE IS BACK! Bring your friends and family this Friday for a $12 all access pass! Skating, Marple Mountain and Moonbounce!
Details HERE

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Just Between Friends Western Mainline Kid Consignment Sale 
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center | 100 Station Ave – HALL A, Oaks PA
Friday Sept 22 9 AM – 8 PM
Saturday Sept 23 8 AM – 5 PM
Sunday Sept 24 (1/2 price Day – Many items are an additional 50% off) 8 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE and HERE
(Disclosure: I am partnering as an ambassador with Just Between Friends Western Mainline Oaks Sale to share their Fall 2017 sale with you.)

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
Free Admission at Participating Museums
Details HERE

Holy Child Academy 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Kids’ Fun Run
8:30 AM – 10 AM
Enjoy a scenic, family friendly, USATF certified course which takes you through the beautiful, tree-lined streets of Drexel Park. There will be a water stop midway through the course, refreshments and awards following the race. There is also a one-mile fun run for kids with medals to all participants! The first 100 registrants will receive a cotton T-shirt. 
Register today! The pre-registration fee is $20 for the 5K and $10 for the one-mile fun run. 
All proceeds will benefit Holy Child Academy athletic programs. Onsite registration also will be available at 7:30 a.m. on 9/23.
Details HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Downingtown Farmers Market
every Saturday
in Kerr Park
from 9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
Every Saturday May 27 through October 28
9 AM – 1 PM
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne
Market features an artist of the week and a musician of the week in addition to great vendors.
Details HERE

Upper Merion Farmers Market
Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM
175 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia, PA
Market Details: Located at the bottom lot behind Township Building. Free parking and bathrooms are available. The market is dog and family friendly. Vendors sell gluten-free goods, jams, produce, dairy, meats, and more! Please support our vendors and see what they have from 9am-1pm, rain or shine!
Details HERE

MOMS Club of Prospect Park Flea Market 
9 AM – 2 PM
at Interboro High School Parking Lot, 16th & Amosland Rd, Prospect Park PA
Come out and find some great bargains while helping out the MOMS Club of Inter-Delco (formerly Prospect Park) to be able to continue giving support to our local community. Proceeds are used to help local families and charities.
Crazy Doggs Grill will be selling food and MOMS Club will have baked goods
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th through Early December
at 121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Kids Club –  Craft Stick Characters
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

Delaware County News Network Kidz Fest at Springfield Mall
10 AM – 2 PM
Join the fun and entertainment!
Visit with these local businesses, Dance with the DJ,
Air Tattoo Artist and Balloon Artist,
Snacks and Crafts for the kids and more!
Details HERE

National Hunting & Fishing Day – Public Event
10 AM – 3 PM
Delaware County Field & Stream 713 Chester Creek Rd, Brookhaven
A great day to experience the shooting sports, hunting, and fishing in a safe family environment.
Delaware County Field & Stream donates space and resources to give our community the opportunity to experience all that wildlife has to offer. Come out and try a shooting sport, talk to manufacturers and retailers like Yamaha Motor USA (Crossroad Powersports) and Crosman to name a few who will be on hand sharing product information and demos.
Details HERE

Community Arts Center Fine Arts And Crafts Festival
10 AM – 5 PM
on Park Ave in Swarthmore
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Conshohocken FunFest
10 AM – 6 PM
Fayette Street (1st to 6th Ave)
The annual Conshohocken FunFest kicks off with a 5k starting at 10am. There will be vendors, food and live entertainment during the course of the day.
Details HERE and HERE

Once Upon a Garden at Chanticleer
10:30 AM
at Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden, 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
Nature storytime and craft for age 3 and up. $5 admission with a Radnor Library card,  $10 for non-cardholders,  or free  with a season pass, kids 12 and under are free.  
No registration required.
Details HERE

Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Fall Bazaar
11 AM – 4 PM
at St Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 128 Chester Pk, Norwood PA
Details HERE

Slime Weekend at Garden State Discovery Museum
11 AM – 4 PM
Slime is fun! It’s messy! Slime has so many uses! This fun filled weekend lets you explore all different types of slime, take part in gooey science experiments & even make your very own slime!
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

The Greek Affair 2017
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church 35 N Malin Rd, Broomall, PA
Friday Sept 22 11 AM – 11 PM
Saturday Sept 23 11 AM – Midnight
Sunday Sept 24 12 PM – 9 PM
The community of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host this Philadelphia area tradition, celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. This premier Greek festival features amazing authentic Greek food, delicious sweets and pastries, traditional folk dancing, live Greek music, rides and amusements, a flea market (Monastiraki), boutiques, and Church tours
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

Civil War Battle and Camp at Colonial Plantation
12 PM & 4 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Upper Darby International Festival
12 PM – 7 PM
on 69th Street in Upper Darby
The 1st Annual Upper Darby International Festival at 69th Street will celebrate the township’s rich cultural diversity through food, music, and merchandise. Portions of 69th Street will be limited to pedestrian traffic during the festival to accommodate a food vendors, beer garden, and a musical stage outside of the Tower Theater. 
In addition, more than 2 dozen retailers in the 69th Street Business District will be providing special discounts in connection with the festival. 
Details HERE

Philly’s Cheesesteak & Food Fest 2017
12:30 PM – 5 PM
at Citizens Bank Park
Highlights include classic Philly food samples, including cheesesteaks, roast pork sandwiches, hoagies, water ice, pretzels and more! More fun includes live music entertainment, a Cheesesteak Challenge Eating Competition, Cheesy the Cheesesteak mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, food trucks, a craft beer garden, tailgating and carnival games, free parking and more
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
No matter your age, no matter your skill level, join us for great lessons and games.
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Fall Door Décor
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the wreath base, and the supplies to decorate it are free.
Details HERE

Special Appearance by Peppa Pig at Learning Express of Havertown
1305 West Chester Pike, Unit 23, Havertown PA
2-4pm
Details HERE

Tailgate with Philadelphia Football Star #55 Brandon Graham
2 PM – 4 PM
at Mealey’s Furniture in Devon
Prizes, giveaways, food, family fun and more!
Details HERE

Ardmore Oktoberfest
2 PM – 8 PM
on Cricket Ave
German fare, brews and entertainment
Details and ticket info HERE

St. Madeline’s Church Carnival
500 Tome St, Ridley Park, PA
3 PM – 10 PM
Details HERE

Ridley High School – Marching Band Show
5:45 PM – 10 PM
at Ridley High School, 901 Morton Ave, Folsom PA
Fourteen High School Marching Bands Competing
Details HERE

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Just Between Friends Western Mainline Kid Consignment Sale 
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center | 100 Station Ave – HALL A, Oaks PA
Friday Sept 22 9 AM – 8 PM
Saturday Sept 23 8 AM – 5 PM
Sunday Sept 24 (1/2 price Day – Many items are an additional 50% off) 8 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE and HERE
(Disclosure: I am partnering as an ambassador with Just Between Friends Western Mainline Oaks Sale to share their Fall 2017 sale with you.)

Protecting the Thin Blue Line – Custom Car & Bike Show
8 AM – 4 PM
at Aston Township Fire Department
Details HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 4 PM
7 N  Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA
Details and list of vendors HERE

The Greek Affair 2017
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church 35 N Malin Rd, Broomall, PA
Friday Sept 22 11 AM – 11 PM
Saturday Sept 23 11 AM – Midnight
Sunday Sept 24 12 PM – 9 PM
The community of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church is proud to host this Philadelphia area tradition, celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. This premier Greek festival features amazing authentic Greek food, delicious sweets and pastries, traditional folk dancing, live Greek music, rides and amusements, a flea market (Monastiraki), boutiques, and Church tours
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express
12 PM & 2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

2017 Puerto Rican Festival Parade
12 PM – 2:30 PM
Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia
Details HERE

MAKE A Floral Pumpkin
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the pumpkin, and the rest of the supplies are free.
Details HERE

Special Appearance by Marshall from Paw Patrol at Learning Express of Havertown
1305 West Chester Pike, Unit 23, Havertown PA
1 PM – 3 PM
Details HERE

Lego Club with Dustin
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Ideal for children aged between 7-11 years old who love construction and being creative! A new theme will be presented each session. 
LEGO bricks will be supplied.
Registration required.
Details HERE

Civil War Battle and Camp at Colonial Plantation
2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

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

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