Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Holiday Family Fun 11/20 – 11/22


All Weekend

Day Out with Thomas
at Strasburg Railroad
Nov 20th – 22nd
Details, tickets, times and more info HERE

The Main Line’s Pennsylvania Academy of  Ballet Society presents The Nutcracker
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Nov 20th – 22nd
Details, ticket info, times and more HERE

Photos with Santa at Springfield Mall
Details HERE

Holiday Photos with Santa at King of Prussia Mall
Details HERE

Cherry Hill Mall – DreamWorks Dream Place Santa Experience
2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Reservations required
Details, pricing and info HERE
Check out our review from last year HERE

Photos with Santa at Christiana Mall
Details HERE

Photos with Santa at Concord Mall (starting Nov 14th)
Details HERE

Photos with Santa Deptford Mall
Details HERE

Photos with Santa Plymouth Meeting Mall
Details HERE

Franklin Square Holiday Festival/Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show
November 12 – December 31, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
More than 50,000 lights will shimmer, dance, and illuminate the Square in alternating shows every 30 minutes (4:30 – 8 pm)
Details HERE

Rothman Ice Skating Rink
at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia
November 13, 2015 – February 28, 2016
Details, pricing and parking info HERE

HersheyPark Christmas Candyland
Select Days/times Nov 13th – Dec 31st
Details HERE

Sesame Place – A Very Furry Christmas
Select Days/ times Nov 21st – Dec 31st
Details HERE

Holiday in the Park at Great Adventure
Select Days/times November 21 -January 3, 2016
Details and ticket info HERE

Jack Frost
at Media Theater
Nov 21st – Jan 3rd
Details, tickets, times and more info HERE

A Christmas Carol, The Musical
at Walnut Street Theater
Nov 10th – Jan 10th
Details, tickets and more info HERE

Matilda the Musical
at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia
Tuesday, November 17 – Sunday, November 29
Details, tickets, times and more info HERE and HERE

Bram Stoker’s Dracula
at Hedgegrow Theater
October 22 – November 22
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details 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 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
See my review and more info HERE

Friday November 20, 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 can be found under each event on the calendar.

Crafty Friday
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Township Library
For Grades 6-12
No registration required
Come relax and play a game! A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Come for fun video games with your peers.
Details HERE

Brianna’s Book Club for Young Readers
3 PM – 4 :30 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Hip Hop Dance
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM
at Yeadon Library
Learn the latest hip hop dances!
Details HERE

Grand Illumination Celebration & Gingerbread Display
at Peddler’s Village
6 PM – 9 PM
In an exciting countdown ceremony at 6:15 pm on the Main Green, Santa and Mrs. Claus will “switch on” one million jewel-colored holiday lights, transforming the entire Village into a dazzling winter wonderland.
After the ceremony, enjoy complimentary warm Solebury Orchards apple cider and roasted marshmallows over an open fire. Local musicians and school choirs perform holiday favorites throughout the evening
Details HERE

Bedtime Stories
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
All ages with adult.
Tales to tuck you in.
Wear your pjs and bring your favorite stuffed friend.
Books before bedtime make for sweet dreams!
Registration required.  Group size is limited.
Details HERE

WP[trio]O Concert (featuring members of West Philadelphia Orchestra)
7 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Details HERE

Saturday November 21, 2015

Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale
hosted by MOMS Club of Prospect Park
9 AM – 1 PM
at Holmes Presbyterian Church Social Hall, 375 Holmes Rd, Holmes
Details HERE

Fall Craft & Vendor Fair
9 AM – 2 PM
at Folcroft Union Church
Details HERE
Gardening with Children
at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
For ages 5-10
Details and registration info HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM – 12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Bring your project, whatever it is—fabric, fiber, paper, or jewelry—to the library and connect with other crafters!
Share your favorite tips and learn a few as well.
Details HERE

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

Zoo Kids
at Brandywine Zoo
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Ages 18 months – 6 years
Registration required
Details, ticket info and more HERE

11 AM
at H.K. Furness Library
Children’s yoga instructor Sue Gaur is back with yoga breathing, balance, and stretching for students in Kindergarten thru 5th grades.  Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel with you.  Children who practice yoga develop strong, limber, and healthy bodies.  They set a lifelong foundation for healthy living.  Students increase their focus, concentration, and attention span.  Class size limited to 25.
Registration required
Details HERE

Tween/Teen Craft Program
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
at Aston Township Library
Free program – make a gift to give to someone for the holidays.  Supplies provided.
Registration required
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Come to play, practice, and learn the ultimate strategy game with tutors and peers.
Details HERE

LEGO Builders
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Kids ages 5 thru 12
Details HERE

Family Crafternoon
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Media-UP Free Library
All ages welcome. Help us make fall crafts as gifts for Media’s homebound seniors, in partnership with Surrey Services. Register online at Special Programs page. This program will be held at the Media Library’s temporary location: Media Firehouse 2nd Fl., 11 South Jackson Street
Details HERE

Beef and Beverage Fundraiserto Benefit the Prospect Park Free Library
7 PM – 11 PM
at the Prospect Park Fire House
$25 per person
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday November 22, 2015

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

Create Family Ornaments
at Main Line Art Center
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Ages 2 and up with caregiver
Registration covers 1 child and 1 adult – $30 members, $35 non members
Details and registration info HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Read to Piper, Bosun, Ziggy, or another one of our canine friends. 
Registration Required
Details HERE

Hunger Games Scavenger Hunt
2 PM – 3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Grades 6-12
Use your tracking skills to solve this hunt!  Finish and not only survive, but get a prize! 
Details HERE

The Laurie Berkner Band
3 PM
at the Keswick Theater
Details, tickets and more info 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. Geri Albano

    Limelight Theater….Seussical the Musical
    CFA CAT SHOW Sat/Sun at Phila Expo Center

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