Delaware County PA Area Memorial Day Weekend Events and Family Fun 5/26 – 5/29

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

Clifton Heights PAL and Boys Club Carnival
May 22nd – May 27th
at Clifton Heights Field, 212 N Springfield Rd, Clifton Heights
Details HERE and HERE

Devon Horse Show and County Fair
May 25th – June 4th
Details and ticket info HERE

The Light Princess
at Arden Theater
April 5th – June 4th
Details and ticket info HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest – Opening Weekend
May 26th – May 29th
Remains open through Labor Day weekend
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Roller skating, mini-golf course, lawn games, arcades, and a little “beach” setup along the waterfront.
Roller skating = $3 to skate, $10 skate rental, feel free to bring your own skates. Your Independence Blue Cross card gets you free admission.
Mini-golf = $5 per person
Details HERE

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
May 9th – June 11, 2017
at Franklin Square, 6th & Race Streets in Philadelphia
Details and Ticket information HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Memorial Day Beach Party
May 27th & 28th
Beachy fun, cool tunes, and boardwalk treats!
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature – May 24th – September 4, 2017
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Dinosaur Revolution at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
February 4th – May 29th
Details, ticket info and more HERE

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

Longwood Gardens Spring Blooms
April 1 st through May 26th
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

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
See my review and more info HERE

Dutch Wonderland
Details HERE

Details HERE

Dorney Park
Waterpark Opens Saturday May 27th
Fireworks on Saturday May 27th at 9 PM
** all active and retired military personnel get FREE admission to the park May 27th – 29th!
Details HERE

Sesame Place  ** Fireworks 9 PM on Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th
Details HERE

Great Adventure
Details HERE

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

Friday May 26, 2017

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.

Drive In Movie Day – Sing
2 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Car making @ 2pm
Movie starts @ 2:30pm
Bring a cardboard box from home or snag one of the library’s and use the supplies given to turn your box into a car! We will have snacks and sit in our finished cars while we watch Sing.
Registration is required as space is limited. Recommended for ages 5+
Register your 1st child below, then click “Add Guest” for each additional child!
Details and reservation info HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
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.
Free and open to students entering grades 6-12. No registration is required
Details HERE

Friday Flicks
3 PM
at Landsdowne Library
We’ll bring the video games, you bring your friends!
Details HERE

Community Swim Day at Glenolden Swim Club
3 PM – 8 PM
10 W South Ave, Glenolden
Come join us for a day of fun in the sun & help us kick off the 2017 summer season with this great PUBLIC event! $5.00 per person.
*We will also have pizza, drinks & snacks available for purchase for a relaxing poolside meal!

Details HERE

Friday Movie Day
3:30 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Youth Praise Dance Club
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
at Yeadon Library
This is a great opportunity to come out and dance dance dance!
Details HERE

Hip Hop Dance Club
5:30 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
Come out and show your moves and learn new moves and steps!
Details HERE

Memorial Day Weekend at Penn’s Landing – Friday
– Opening Day at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest!!!! 1PM – 1AM with Power 99FM Philly‘s DJ Diamond Kuts spinning on Friday night. During the day, get free henna, join a pop-up paint party (reservation link coming soon), try a round of mini golf or the arcades at the Lodge.
– AND… free Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabfries available at the Crabshack at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest from 5-6PM (only valid one per customer)
– A full night of FREE music at Spruce Street Harbor Park featuring King Britt and Swift Technique (6PM-10PM). And did we mention, we now have 14 dratfs on tap + 2 draft cocktails.
– FREE Yoga on The Pier everyday, including the weekends

Details HERE

Saturday May 27, 2017

Bird Walk at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge
8 AM – 11 AM
Details HERE

Headhouse Square Phila Flea Market
8 AM – 4 PM
HeadHouse Square & Plaza Along S. 2nd St.
From Pine To South Streets, Phila, PA 19147
8AM til 4PM
Raindate Sun, 5/28
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

Lansdowne Landing’s Grand Opening
9 AM – 1 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.
Expect live music, bubbles and balloons, and prime dog and people watching. Be sure to grab some food from the farmers market or a local restaurant and eat it at the new cafe tables in the space. The space is also BYOB so feel free to bring along your favorite drink as well
Visit 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

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 – Patriotic Cookies
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

Makers Market in the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons
10 AM – 6 PM
1001 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia
Come out to The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons for our new open air, monthly market of artists, crafters, farmers’, and local businesses selling handmade, repurposed, made in PA and the USA goods.
Details and vendor list HERE

Pete the Cat & Cool Cat Boogie StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Kayak Discovery Tours with LL Bean 
at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge
12 PM – 1:30 PM
“Enjoy a wading bird’s eye view of the Freshwater Tidal Marsh via kayak! Discovery Tours include a brief introduction and safety talk, all necessary equipment, and a guided, interpretive paddling tour.”
Details and registration info HERE

Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park
12 PM – 5 PM
15-20 Curated Art & Craft Vendors as well as beer & food vendors, games, entertainment, hammocks, and more
Details HEREChess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Come for free play and free lessons for all ages and skill levels!
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Patriotic Crazy Hair Headbands and Slime
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the tulle and the rest of the supplies are free.
Details HERE

Hagley Museum – Science Saturday – Chain Reaction
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Memorial Day Weekend at Penn’s Landing – Saturday
– FREE balloon artists, face painting, clay animations with The Clay Studio, and a live DJ to spin through the night at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
– Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga with Aqua Vida. Book classes here:
Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park every Saturday
– Paddle Penn’s Landing. Spend some time on the water! Rent kayaks or swn boats through the Paddle Penn’s Landing Program.
Blue Cross RiverRink and Spruce Street Harbor Park open until 1AM
Daryl Hall & John Oates Present HoagieNation w/ Tears for Fears & More at The Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Details HERE

Sesame Place Fireworks 9 PM on Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th
Details HERE

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fish for Free Day in PA
Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone – residents and non-residents – to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license. From 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on both days, no fishing license is needed to fish in Pennsylvania’s waterways. All other fishing regulations apply
Details HERE and HERE

Butterfly Walk at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge
10 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Penn’s Landing Waterfront Day
11:30 AM – 10 PM
Experience the best the Penn’s Landing Waterfront has to offer! Spirit of Philadelphia and our partners at Delaware River Waterfront are kicking off summer on May 28th with an all-day celebration along the Delaware River, featuring tons fabulous attractions and fun for the whole family. FREE rooftop party (2:30 – 5:30 PM), Live DJ, dance floor, and rooftop games (giant jenga, shuffleboard, foosball, etc.), Complimentary light bites, drink specials as well as:
Battleship New Jersey Hourly raffles for a chance to fire the ship’s gun
Blue Cross RiverRink $3 off skating admission
Franklin Fountain Mention ‘Waterfront Day’ to receive 10% off ice cream floats at Spruce St Harbor Park location
Independence Seaport Museum Paddle boat rental + museum admission for $20 (kids $16)
Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC Half off tours from noon – 5:00pm
SugarHouse Casino Mention Waterfront Day for a free gift + new member specials
Rope and Anchor PHL Discounted adult lemonade (21+)
Details HERE and HERE

Eddystone Borough Memorial Weekend Festivities
up Saville Avenue from 4th St to the Memorial Monument at 12th St. and Saville Avenue. GAMES, FOOD, AND FUN: 1PM
Lighthouse Hall Field 9th and Simpson St:
Hot-dogs are provided to borough residents. Children can spend the afternoon playing in the moon-bounces; pony rides; dunk-tanks; and face painting.
Lighthouse Hall Field 9th and Simpson St:
Details HERE

Media Budweiser Clydesdale Memorial Day Weekend Parade
12 PM – 2 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE and HERE

Memorial Day Weekend at Penn’s Landing – Saturday
FIREWORKS FIREWORKS FIREWORKS. Enjoy a concert by the US Air Force Band Full Specturm + a barge fireworks show. All free as always cause we love our city. Fireworks go off at approximately 9:30PM.
The first annual Penn’s Landing Waterfront Day. An all-day celebration along the Delaware River Waterfront, featuring tons fabulous attractions and fun for the whole family. Participanting attractions include the Spirit of Philadelphia, Battleship New Jersey, Franklin Fountain, Independence Seaport Museum, Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC, SugarHouse Casino, and Rope and Anchor PHL. More details here:
FREE balloon artists and face painting at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest + rollerskating (of course!!). Make faux stained glass suncatchers with the kids with Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at Spruce Street Harbor Park.
Punk Rock Flea Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park every Sunday from now through October. 12-5PM
Details HERE

Sesame Place Fireworks 9 PM on Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th
Details HERE

Monday, May 29, 2017

Kids Eat Free at participating Applebee’s Restaurants (Ridley PA location is participating) on Monday May 29th, 2017
Limit of two free kids meals per adult entrée.  All kids must be accompanied by an adult.  See store for details.  Must order for kids menu.  Offer valid for dine in only.
More details HERE

Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K
7:45 AM
Race starts  7:45 am across from Lansdowne Theater (30 N. Lansdowne Avenue). On-site registration begins at 6:30 AM. See complete details and register online.

Lansdowne Memorial Day Parade May 29th
9 AM – 10:30 AM
Lansdowne’s Memorial Day Parade Remembers Fallen Heroes
The Lansdowne American Legion Post 65 and The Lansdowne Business and Professional Association will co-sponsor Lansdowne’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29th. The parade launches from Lansdowne and Lacrosse Avenues at 9:00 a.m. sharp proceeding north on Lansdowne to Essex and on to the Penn Wood High School field and World War monuments for ceremonies with veterans.
It is a rain or shine event.
This year’s theme, World War I, commemorates the U.S. entry into the war 100 years ago.
All veterans and active service people are invited to march with the American Legion Post in the parade and all LBPA members are welcome to march too!
Details HERE

Upland Memorial Day Parade
9 AM
beginning at Upland Baptist Church and will conclude at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets)
The annual Memorial Day Picnic sponsored by Resurrection Life Church and Upland Baptist Church will be held in Bristol Lord Field at 6th & Main Streets following the Memorial Day Parade (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). Join us for FREE hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, chips, drinks, desserts and face painting

Details HERE

Radnor Township Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
9:45 AM
Rain or Shine
The parade will be followed by the Memorial Ceremony (at the corner of Runnymede and South Wayne Avenues)
Details HERE

Marple American Legion Post 805 Memorial Day Parade
10 AM
starting at Malin Road and West Chester Pike in Broomall, PA.
Rain or Shine
Details HERE

Memorial Day Trunk Sale-Flea Market
10 AM – 3 PM
at Providence Park, Providence Rd. & Clifton Ave., Aldan PA
Details HERE

KidFit NJ Memorial Day Summer Kick Off!
10 AM – 5 PM
2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ
Join us on your day off for a fun-filled time at Kid Fit! We are celebrating Memorial Day with our zip line, mazes, Ninja Warrior obstacle courses, and more!
Our Summer Kick Off is perfect for ages 1-13. This is also a great time to learn more about our summer schedule and Kid Fit Camp.
We are offering discounted admission for this special event!
Non-members: $5
GDSM members: $2
Kid Fit Members: FREE
Details HERE

Thornbury Memorial Day Ceremony
12 PM
at Thornbury Park
Details HERE

Memorial Day Weekend at Penn’s Landing – Saturday
1 PM – 11 PM
Spend the day relaxing on the Waterfront. Stop by the Race Street Pier for some yoga or a picnic, take the kids to Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for some skating and mini golf, take a stroll along Penn’s Landing, stop by the Independence Seaport Museum, and get a drink at the newly redone Rope and Anchor PHL.
Chickie’s & Pete’s, Garces Group (including the new Harborside Pizza), Federal Donuts, Franklin Fountain and more as well as Chickie’s & Pete’s brand new Unlimited Snow Crab Night at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest. Details and tickets:–summerfest/details
Details HERE

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

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  1. Great weekend to head someplace fun!
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