Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 8/25 – 8/27

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All Weekend

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

Alice in Wonderland
at Media Theatre
Saturdays & Sundays
June 17th – August 27th
Details and ticket info HERE

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 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

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest & Midway
Remains open through Labor Day weekend
101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Roller skating, mini-golf course, lawn games, arcades, Midway 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

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

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

Academy of Natural Sciences
Backyard Adventures
June 9th – Sept 10th
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Winter at Philadelphia Zoo
June 17th through August 20th
Guests will tube down Snow Leopard Slope, a 120-foot-long, 20-foot-high, snow-covered incline; make snow angels or throw a snowball or two in Snow Zone, a free-play area for all ages or head into Polar Bear Pavilion designed specifically for little snow tots.
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

David Rogers’ Big Bugs at Tyler Arboretum
June 3 to August 29
Be awed and inspired by artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs, 10 gigantic insect sculptures on parade through the Arboretum.
ADMISSION: Adults (18-64): $15 Seniors (65+): $13 Youth (3-17): $9 Military and students with valid ID: $9. Children age 2 and under: free. Members: free
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

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 & 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 August 25, 2017

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

Drive In Movie Day: Smurfs: The Lost Village
10 AM
at Middletown Free Library
Car making @ 10am; Movie starts at 10:30am
Bring a cardboard box from home or use one of the library’s and use the supplies provided to turn it into a car! Mr. Jason will have snacks available so we can sit in our new cars while we watch the latest Smurfs movie.
Registration is required as space is limited. Suggested for ages 3+
Details and registration info HERE

Kids Splash Party at Glenolden Swim Club
6 PM – 9 PM
Cost:$10 per child
Includes: Admission, a slice of pizza, and a drink!
Adult admission free with paying child!
(Limit 2 adults per child)
Children 10 & under must be supervised by an adult!
*Extra pizza and drinks will be sold as well as candy and treats!
Details HERE

Sounds of Summer: Earth Wonder Fire
7:30 PM – 9 PM
at Historic Grange Estate, 143 Myrtle Ave, Havertown PA
Bring your lawn chairs and your blankets and enjoy the sounds of Earth, Wind, and Fire and Stevie Wonder with the band Earth Wonder Fire
Details HERE

Wildlife Family Movie Night – Rio
8:15 PM – 10 Pm
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
Details HERE

Saturday August 26, 2017

Kimmel Center Indoor Phila Flea Market
8 AM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Tomato Celebration at Linvilla Orchards
8 AM – 7 PM (pick your own starting at 8 AM)
Enjoy live music and see fun costumed characters.
Details and full schedule of events 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

MAKE Kindness Rocks at Michaels Craft Stores
9 AM – 9 PM (drop in)
8/12, 8/19 and 8/26
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

Back to School at Boscov’s at Granite Run Mall
10 AM
Come to Boscov’s in the Granite Run Mall on this day to check out some Back-2-School deals and visit some of the neighboring Delco libraries! Be sure to stop by the Middletown Free Library table to see Mr. Jason and enjoy playing some music using Play-Doh and taking a picture in front of a green screen! A handful of other Delco Libraries and their childrens’ librarians will be there as well!
Purchase a coupon from the library’s Friends Group to receive discounts for a variety of things from Boscov’s. All proceeds from the coupon sales goes right back to the library for programs and repairs!
Details HERE

Kids Club – Neon Letter Art
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

How to Get Your Teacher Ready Storytime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

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

FREE Boating at Bartram’s Gardens
11 AM – 3 PM
at Bartrams Gardens Community Boathouse
Meet us for a morning of FREE Family boating and kayaking at one of Philadelphia’s hidden gems, Bartram’s Garden!
All gear is provided and all ages welcome!
Details HERE and 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 HERE

Franklin Square Food Truck Fest benefiting Historic Philadelphia
12 PM – 5 PM
 $10 entrance fee will get you 1 drink ticket
Details and list of food trucks HERE

MAKEbreak Customize Slime
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Pre-made slime will be provided.
Details  HERE

Back to School Crafts
1 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
Join us for another fun craft day at the library! Get ready for the new school year with fun crafts making locker magnets, covering notebooks and silhouette art from old magazines and comics. 
Open to ages 12-18, register via email, phone, or in person.
Details HERE

Science Saturday at Hagley Museum: Rockin Roller Coasters
1 PM – 4 PM
Rock and roll with acceleration, physics, and lots of loops as you create a miniature roller coaster. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges.
Details HERE

Delaware Taco Festival 2017
1 PM – 7 PM
801 Shipyard Dr, Wilmington DE
Full details and ticket info HERE

Michael Jackson Night at Blue Cross RiverRink
4 PM – 9 PM
Michael Jackson Night returns to the Waterfront for an evening of MJ-everything.
All day: MJ music + This Is It playing at the Waterfront Crabshack + gloves, hats, and raffle tickets while supplies last
4-7PM: Face Painting and Balloon Twisting
6-9PM: Michael Jackson Impersonator + Photobooth!
The event is FREE and open to the public. Roller skating, games, rides and food are pay-as-you-go.

Details HERE

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Delaware County Community College Flea Market
8 AM – 3 PM
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Barks
11 AM – 2 PM
at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Spend Sunday Funday with your furry friend on August 27th & Sunday September 17th from 11am – 2pm.
Human Drink Specials ($5 Lazy Hammock beers), Doggie Treats (kindly supplied by Franklin Fountain while supplies last), and Giveaways (on-site raffle for ponzmo gift baskets)!
Details HERE

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

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

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