Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events & Family Fun 9/18 – 9/20

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All Weekend

Ridley Youth Football Carnival
Sept 15th – Sept 19th
420 & Academy Ave, Folsom PA
Details HERE

Aston Township Fire Department Fall Carnival
Sept 16th – Sept 19th
2900 West Dutton’s Mill Rd
Details HERE

St. Madelines Church Carnival
Sept 16th – Sept 20th
Ridley Park PA
Details HERE

Just Between Friends – West Chester/Media PA – Kids’ Consignment Sale
September 17th – 20th
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thorton Rd, Glen Mills
(some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
**See website for FREE admission pass
Details HERE

**See full list of upcoming local Kid Consignment Sales HERE

Arts, Crafts & Music Festival at Linvilla Orchards
Sept 19th & Sept 20th
Details and schedules HERE

2015 Greek Affair
Sept 16th – 20th
at St Luke’s Orthodox Church in Broomall
Free parking on the corner lot of Malin Rd and Rt 3 and 71 N Malin Rd
Greek food, sweets, dancers, rides, amusements, flea market and more
Details and full schedule HERE

Harvest Fest
At the PHS Pop Up Gardens in Philadelphia
Sept 18th – Sept 20th
Harvest Fest invites everyone to enjoy music, crafts, games and garden displays in two beautiful outdoor spaces. Each garden has a full schedule of activities and entertainment
Details and event schedules HERE

Day Out with Thomas the Train and Percy at Strasburg Railroad
September 12th – Sept 20th
Details, train schedules, ticket info and more HERE

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

Spruce Street Harbor Park and BlueCross RiverRink
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards – Pumpkinland Open
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
The Art of Brick LEGO Exhibit
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
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
See my review and more info HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Details HERE
Review HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Friday September 18, 2015

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 under each event on the calendar

Swarthmore Food Truckathon
5 PM – 9 PM
Details HERE

Saturday September 19, 2015

Norwood Community Day and Craft Fair
starting at 8 AM
at Borough’s Lower Park at East Amosland and East Winona Aves.
5K Run, Crafts, Kids activities, food, Moon bounces, rock climbing wall, obstacle courses, Norwood Firehouse Smoke House trailer, Pony rides, photo booth, music, beer garden, Cow Pie Bingo and more!
(Rain date Sept 20th)
Details HERE

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

Kids Club – Fall Hand Print Tree
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up.
Details HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM – 12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Social Needleworking is a drop in fiber arts program. Share your passion for knitting and crocheting (embroidery, beading and more!) with others. Our monthly meetings are for all ages and levels welcome. Please bring your own supplies
Details HERE

Fall Book Sale
10 AM – 2 PM
in the barn at the Sellers Library – 76 S State RD, Upper Darby
Details HERE

Archaeology Festival at Newlin Grist Mill
10 AM – 3 PM
Featuring a Kids’ Dig and artifact displays from around the region, the Archaeology Festival is the perfect opportunity to dig in, get dirty, and discover the rich archaeological heritage that lies right beneath our feet.
Details HERE

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

The Little Mermaid, Jr. at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM
Details and ticket info HERE

Penn State Master Gardeners Return
11 AM
Tinicum Library
Learn how to do bulb planting
Details HERE

11 AM – 1 PM
at Middletown Free Library
All ages
Details HERE

Civil War Battle and Camp
Colonial Plantation in Media
11 AM – 5 PM (last entry 4 PM)
Details, schedule, ticket info and more HERE

7th Annual Marcus Hook Pirate Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
Pirate encampment with demonstrations as well as kid activities, face painting, pony rides, crafters, beer garden and more
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages and levels
Details HERE

Park Day at Hoffman Park in Lansdowne
1 PM – 4 PM
This family event will include music, games, refreshments, and plenty of opportunities for fun!
Details HERE

Kids Yoga
2 PM – 2 :45 PM
at Middletown Free Library
For kids grades1-6
Details HERE

Radnor Truck Zoo
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
at South Wayne Ave, Wayne
Details HERE

Sunday September 20, 2015

Ridley Township Library Fall Book Sale
9 AM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library

Ridley Township Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
10 AM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Municipal Grounds
Bike Auction, Magic show, Music, Moonbounce, Kiddie Train Rides, Crafts, Food and more
Details HERE

FREE Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum
9:30 AM – 12 PM
through November 22, 2015
Details HERE

Civil War Battle and Camp
Colonial Plantation in Media
11 AM – 3 PM (last entry 2:30 PM)
Details, schedule, ticket info and more HERE

West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic Specials
Every Sunday June 7 – Sept 20
12 PM only
Enjoy a relaxing 90 minute train ride on a warm summer afternoon. Pack a lunch, or order one of the new boxed lunches, to have during our stop at the Glen Mills train station picnic grove.
Details and ticket info HERE

Super Sign Up Sunday
1 PM – 3 PM
at Newtown Public Library
September is Library Card Sign Up Month! Celebrate with the library. We Kids Rock performs at 2 PM. Enjoy cake and fun activities throughout the library. All ages welcome.
Details HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Registration required
Details HERE

3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off
4 PM – 6:30 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Enter your favorite chili or come to taste!
Taste a variety of chili recipes made by individuals and organizations from the community and cast your vote for your favorite all while you enjoy live entertainment! 
Music will be provided by Last Chance Duo, a folk-roots fusion and bluegrass duo of Jack Scott and Ingrid Rosenback.
$10 a person or $25 a family – Buy your tickets at the door the day of the event.
Details HERE

Concert in the Park – Hegeman Stringband
6:30 PM
at Glenolden Park, Llewellyn and Knowles Aves.

Delaware County PA Area Upcoming 2015 Fall & Winter Kid Consignment Sales HERE

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

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE


  1. Cool! An archaeology festival! We’re booked that day but I will be looking at this for next year!
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