Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 11/4 – 11/6


All Weekend

Media Restaurant Week
November 1st – November 8th
Dinner Specials
Discounts Also Available
*Tax, Alcohol, & Gratuity not included
Free Parking After 5pm
Reservations Are in Great Demand

Details HERE and HERE

Fall Food Truck Festival
November 5th & 6th
at Chadds Ford Winery
Admission is free and all wine and food purchases are pay-as-you-go.
Details HERE

Catholic Community Choir presents The Lion King, Jr
Nov 3rd – 5th at 7 PM and Nov 6th at 2 PM
at Cardinal O’Hara High School
Tickets available at the door
Details HERE

UniverSoul Circus
November 3rd – 27th
Fairmount Park (Next to the Mann Center)
Details and ticket info HERE

The Real Story of Little Red Riding Hood
at Media Theater
Weekends, September 24th – Nov 6th
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Eastern State Penitentiary – Terror Behind the Walls
September 16th – November 5th
Details and ticket info HERE

100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers at Delaware Museum of Natural History
Saturday October 15th – January 15th, 2017
Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers is an interactive exhibit focusing on the habitats of two iconic animals — polar bears and tree frogs — and how climate change affects them. Visitors can take on the role of field scientists to investigate the shrinking populations of polar bears, learn how to gather weather station data, visit an Amazon rainforest field research tent, and identify a variety of tree frogs.
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
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
See my review and more info HERE

Friday November 4, 2016

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.

Halloween Candy Exchange at Ridley Township Library
Drop off your excess Halloween candy and the library will send it off to Operation Gratitude where the candy will be sent to the troops overseas
Details HERE

Friday Flicks – Hello My Name is Doris starring Sally Field
1 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Details HERE

Friday Crafts
3:30 PM – 4 PM
at Ridley Township Library
ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Viviana Theatre presents Chicago the Musical Dinner Theatre Style
6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
at Folcroft Fire Company
 Tickets are $30 for adults and $27 for students/seniors.Ticket price includes a buffet dinner along with soda, coffee and tea before the performance. Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 8:00. Dinner is served until 7:45 and dessert will be served during intermission. Cash bar will be available.
Details and ticket info HERE

First Friday Flick – Me Before You PG-13
7 PM
at Haverford Twp Free Library
Details HERE

Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions featuring 2016 U.S. Olympians The Final Five – Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman
7:30 PM
at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Skippyjon Jones Snow What” at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA  19026
TICKETS: $8 – $11
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday November 5, 2016

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday –  October 5th & 6th
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Swiss Farms Media PA Store Community Day
8 AM – 4 PM
938 N Providence Rd, Media PA
Enjoy freebies, great deals and fun for all ages starting at 8AM
Details HERE

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Veterans Day Toy Helicopter
9 AM – 12 PM
Registration required
Details HERE

Book & Bake Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
at Swarthmore Public Library
Saturday Special: Fill a bag for $5 (for selected books)!
Featured this sale: cookbooks, children’s books, craft books, and music CDs! As always, plenty of mysteries, novels, plays, and special treasures in our Booktique!
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall.
Saturdays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th – December 3rd

at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Includes supplies
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

Furness Library Book Sale
10 AM – 5 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Details HERE

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

Russian Story Time
11 AM – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.
“Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes. Join us at the Middletown Free Library for fun reading activities, meet friends and practice Russian. This is a lively language enrichment story time for babies and toddlers, but ALL ages are welcome to come and learn some Russian words & phrases!
Details HERE

Customer Appreciation Day at Rita’s Folsom PA store
12 PM -10:30 PM
All items will be 50% off, excluding quarts, gallons, and 2.5 gallons
Details HERE

Local Author Expo
1 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Refreshments will be provided. Please register!
Details and line up of authors HERE

ReuSol: Rethinking & Reusing Trash
2 PM – 2:45 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Come to the Middletown Free Library to learn how you can rethink & reuse your trash. It’ll be fun, interactive, and informative!
For ages 4 and up
Registration required
Details HERE

Sunday November 6, 2016

Bank of America and Merill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday –  October 5th & 6th
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

2016 Farm Day
10 AM – 4 PM
at Lucky Penny Farm on Wawa Hill in Media PA
This is a free event for everyone. Join in a fun filled afternoon of music, food, bounce house, animals, shopping and more!
Details HERE

Clover Market Bryn Mawr
10 AM – 5 PM
7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr PA
Over 100 vendors, food trucks, live music, hands-on kids’ crafts, abundant retail & restaurant options all around town, meet and greets with local animal rescues and more. Family and dog-friendly and free admission.
All street parking is FREE on Sundays in Bryn Mawr, and there are several designated lots within one block of the Market.
Details HERE

PNC Arts Alive First Sunday for Families – Ahoy! Pirate Adventure Day
11 AM – 2 PM
at Brandywine River Museum
Create pirate-themed crafts, hunt for art treasures in the museum, meet the Pirates of Fortune’s Folly, experience “Storytime Peter Pan” presented by Hedgerow Theatre and new for 2016, sing along with folk musician Rick Spencer in a program of seafaring songs related to pirates and the great days of sail. All activities are included and museum admission is free.
Details and schedule HERE

Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade
12 PM
Center City Philadelphia
Starts at 12noon at JFK and 16th Sts (approx), ends at 6th & Market Sts. Veterans Festival at 5th & Market St from 12:30 – 4:30pm
The Veterans Outreach & Festival, an event to celebrate and provide information to our veterans and their families will be located at 5th & Market St. from 12:30-4:30pm. It includes Veterans Outreach Tables, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Rock Climbing Wall, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Magician, and Live Entertainment, includes Live Entertainment, Food, Beer Garden, Family Fun, Rock Climbing Wall, Face Painting and a variety of Veterans Service Organizations and more!
Details HERE and HERE

Colored Girls Museum Opening
1 PM
4613 Newhall St, Philadelphia
The world’s first museum dedicated to celebrating the “ordinary extraordinary” colored girls, presents its new interactive multidisciplinary exhibit “A Good Night’s Sleep”.
Details and ticket info HERE

Furness Library Book Sale
1 PM – 4 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Details HERE

Flyers Wives Carnival
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
at Wells Fargo Center
The Flyers Wives Carnival offers families a fun-filled afternoon at a very reasonable price, all for a good cause. Fans have the opportunity to meet Flyers players on a very personal level and receive autographs and photos with players and alumni, alike. Activities include: interactive games against players, shot on goal and coming back again this year, a 60-ft Ferris Wheel and Carousel at center ice!
Details and ticket info HERE

LEGO and DUPLO Free Play
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
at Media-UP Library
Ages 3 and up
No registration required
Details HERE

American Girl Bingo hosted by Fireworks Dance Center Competition Team
2 PM
at Milmont Fire Company
All proceeds benefit Fireworks Competition Team dancers.
Tickets: $25 per adult (includes 10 rounds of bingo)
$15 per child (with purchase of adult ticket)
50/50, Raffle Baskets and Vendors!
Details and information to purchase tickets HERE

Upcoming Delaware County PA 2016 Fall and 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


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