Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 9/8 – 9/10

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

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

Storyboard: Treasure Island
at Hedgegrow Theater
Sept 1st – 17th
Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
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 & Wildwater Kingdom
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
309 Resort Dr, Tannersville, PA
Details and ticket info HERE

Friday September 8, 2017

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

Friday Flicks – The Zookeeper’s Wife – PG-13
12:30 PM- 2:45 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Registration required, space limited
Details HERE

Parkway 100 We Are Connected Festival
4 PM – 10 PM
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The cultural district open house offers 100+ family-friendly activities throughout the Parkway Museums District, including extended hours and free or pay-what-you-wish museum admission. There will be live music, tango dancing, public art ambassadors, beer gardens, lighted balloon parades, photo walks, storytelling, giant dot-to-dot puzzles of the Parkway attractions to celebrate the “We are Connected” celebration theme, and much more!
Attendees can visit six world-class cultural institutions – the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Barnes Foundation, Eastern State Penitentiary, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Rodin Museum – for free or “pay-what-you-wish” admission from 4:00-9:00 p.m. In addition to the extended hours, guests can enjoy special programming, tours and entertainment.
Details HERE

Delaware Valley Rocks Booths Corner
5 PM – 7 PM
 Come out, paint rocks and shop!
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Fall Carnival
The Broomall Fire Company will be hosting its annual carnival in the fall starting Friday, September 8th and ending on Sunday, September 10th. The Carnival helps support the 100% volunteer fire organization.
Dates & Times:
Friday, September 8th
Starting at 6 PM till 11 PM
Saturday, September 9th
Starting at 3 PM till 11 PM
Sunday, September 10th
Starting at 1 PM to 6 PM
Across the street from the Broomall Fire Company.
10 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA. 19008
Details HERE and HERE

Friday Film – The Zookeeper’s Wife – PG-13
6:30 PM- 8:45 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Registration required, space limited
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 9, 2017

Pumpkinland Opens at Linvilla Orchards!
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

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 –  Clay Pot Critters
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

Ridley Park Victorian Fair
10 AM – 4 PM
Borough of Ridley Park, 105 E Ward St, Ridley Park
Craft Vendors-Food Vendors-Business Vendors-Pony Rides-Pit Stop Challenge-Paddleboats on the Lake-Orbitron & Trampoline.
Tons of things for EVERYONE. 
Rain Date: Sunday, September 10th
Details HERE

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
10 AM – 7 PM
Details HERE

52nd Annual Chadds Ford Days
Saturday, September 9 from 10am to 7pm
Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
Chadds Ford Days is a 2 day festival commemorating the Battle of the Brandywine, which took place on September 11th, 1777. We offer fun activities for all ages varying from colonial demonstrations, tours of our historical site, Revolutionary War reenactors, military drills, hayrides, antique cars and much more. We will also have a Makers Marketplace featuring 40+ boutique & specialty vendors from the area offering various items such as artisan foods, art, jewelry, clothing, and handmade crafts as well as our Tavern Beer Garden, delicious local food and live music.
$10 General Admission (Children 17 & under, free)
Details HERE

Russian Story Time 
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Birth to 3 years with partner
Details HERE

How to Catch a Monster Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

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

7th Annual Haverford Music Festival
12 PM – 9:30 PM
Details and schedule HERE

Broomall Fire Company Fall Carnival
The Broomall Fire Company will be hosting its annual carnival in the fall starting Friday, September 8th and ending on Sunday, September 10th. The Carnival helps support the 100% volunteer fire organization.
Dates & Times:
Friday, September 8th
Starting at 6 PM till 11 PM
Saturday, September 9th
Starting at 3 PM till 11 PM
Sunday, September 10th
Starting at 1 PM to 6 PM
Across the street from the Broomall Fire Company.
10 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA. 19008
Details HERE and HERE

Arts in the Park @ Glen Providence Park: Eco del Sur
5 PM – 6:30 PM
Eco del Sur will perform Andean & Latin American Folk Music
Details HERE and HERE

Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll
6 PM – 9 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Applebees Pancake Fundraiser to Support Ridley High School Boys Soccer
8 AM – 10 AM
at Applebees, 320 MacDade Blvd, Folsom, PA
$7 per ticket
All you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and juice
Details HERE

Fall Super Sunday in Media
9 AM – 4 PM
on State Street in Media
Details HERE

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
10 AM – 5 PM
Details HERE

West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Special
12 PM
every Sunday June 4 – Sept 17
Details HERE

Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival
12 PM – 6 PM
All-day festival of fine arts, crafts, music, food trucks, and more.
Details HERE and HERE

Cow Pie Bingo and Family Fun Day
12 PM – 7 PM
at Ridley Park Swim Club, 610 Hancock St, Ridley Park, PA
Proceeds to benefit the swim and dive teams
Sun 9/10 from noon to 7 pm
Cow pie bingo tickets are $10. The wining prize is estimated to be approx $1,000
Tickets will be sold at the front desk or via an email to tickets@ridleyparkswimclub.com
We have so much more than Cow Pie Bingo planned for the day! Live Music, Vendors, cornhole tournament, and more. 
** please note… the pool will not be open for swimming
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Fall Carnival
The Broomall Fire Company will be hosting its annual carnival in the fall starting Friday, September 8th and ending on Sunday, September 10th. The Carnival helps support the 100% volunteer fire organization.
Dates & Times:
Friday, September 8th
Starting at 6 PM till 11 PM
Saturday, September 9th
Starting at 3 PM till 11 PM
Sunday, September 10th
Starting at 1 PM to 6 PM
Across the street from the Broomall Fire Company.
10 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA. 19008
Details HERE and HERE

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