Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 2/28 – 3/1

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

2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
February 29 – March 8, 2020
Saturday, February 29: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 1: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Monday – Friday, March 2 – 6: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 7: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, March 8: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
*Last entry each day is 30 minutes prior to close.
Fall in love with your garden all over again at the 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Riviera Holiday.
Details HERE

Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
Friday Feb 29th and Sat Feb 29th
Join Northley Middle School as they present Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
Tickets are $7 at the door of every performance.
Details HERE

Sep 20, 2019 – March 15, 2020
Fashion District Philadelphia 901 Market Street #1150 Philadelphia, PA
Monday – Saturday: 10AM to 8:30PM
Sunday: 11AM to 8:30PM
Interactive Candy Wonderland with amazing photo ops
**Tickets must be purchased in advance
Details and ticket info HERE

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
November 29, 2019 – March 8, 2020
A cold-weather version of the roller skating oasis Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Winterfest houses an Olympic-size ice skating rink overlooking the Delaware River, a ski chalet-style lodge and winter garden with a majestically lit holiday tree (featuring tens of thousands of LED lights!), an outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, a kids’ lodge with arcade games and plenty more.
Details HERE

Horizon River Rink
November 29th through March 1, 2020
at 308 Justison St, Wilmington DE, at the Justison Landing Green, conveniently located on the Riverwalk
This family-oriented, outdoor ice skating rink provides fun for all ages! The Riverfront Rink is able to accommodate approximately 350 skaters at once and will be open 7 days a week with extended hours during the holiday break. The Horizon Services Riverfront Rink not only brings the fun winter tradition of skating to the Wilmington Riverfront, it will also offer numerous programs and promotions throughout the skating season.
Details, hours, prices and more HERE

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Experience Delaware River Waterfront’s unique take on public space with the opening of Cherry Street Pier
Details HERE and 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

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

Franklin Square
Details and times HERE

Winter at Dilworth Park
From skating to fitness on the Rink, and karaoke to quizzo in the Cabin, Dilworth Park is hosting great events, all winter long! Skate, stroll, shop, eat and drink.
November through February
1 S 15th St Philadelphia, PA
𝗥𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗺𝗮𝗻 𝗢𝗿𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗽𝗮𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗜𝗰𝗲 𝗥𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀
Monday-Thursday: Noon-9 p.m.
Friday: Noon-11 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Holiday hours:
𝗦𝗸𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝗱𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹𝘀
Kids 10 & Under: $3
Adults: $5
Skate Rental: $10
(skate sizes range from kids’ size 9 to men’s size 14)
Penguin Skate-Aids: $15 per hour
(available anytime for children 10 years old and under)
Lockers: $10
Group Rate: $12 per person for 10+ guests
(Includes admission and skate rental)
Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin
Cozy up with warm cocktails like spiked hot chocolate or festive drinks featuring Maker’s Mark and Jim Beam Apple, along with craft beers from Victory Brewing and Stella Artois. Tasty bites and sweet treats will keep guests going in between skating sessions and shopping trips.
Hours November – December
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hours January – February
Monday-Thursday: 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Friday: 4 p.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
November 8, 2019-February 23, 2020
Chaddsford Winery Hours
November 8, 2019-January 1, 2020
Monday-Friday: 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Holiday hours may vary
Dilworth Park’s wintertime centerpiece returns with picturesque plantings, whimsically-crafted topiaries and a brand-new Chaddsford Winery station! Guests 21 and older can purchase warm mulled wine served in a one-of-a-kind souvenir mug that can be refilled for $7. Choose from “Holiday Spirit”, a Pennsylvania-made glüwein, or “Spiced Apple,” made with pressed apple wine.
Children and adults are free to wander the Wintergarden at no cost through February 23, 2020

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchatrds Indoor Mini Golf
2020 Indoor Mini Golf Hours
January 11 thru March 6: 9am – 5pm daily (last time to begin golfing is at 4pm)
March 7 thru March 29: 9am – 6pm daily (last time to begin golfing is at 5pm)
“Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia! This exhibition pairs important environmental issues with the fun of miniature golf.
18 unique educational holes explore butterfly metamorphosis, a tropical rain forest, evolution, dinosaur extinction, food chains, and more. Perfect for kids of all ages, your entire family will enjoy playing miniature golf while learning about our environment – every step of the way!”
Details HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

Penn Museum
at Penn Museum 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA
Details and ticket info HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Details HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details and ticket info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens
Orchid Extravaganza Now through March 22nd
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

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Details HERE

Diggerland Winterfest
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 February 28, 2020

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs as well as Afterschool Events at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

BYOB & Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4 PM – 7:30 PM
at 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA
Lulu’s is open until 7:30pm for more fun, BYOB and pizza starting at 4pm. You can now place your pizza order ahead of time, give us a call, let them know what you want and they will have your pizza waiting for you! Regular admission
Details HERE

Saturday February 29, 2020

Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring Celebration
8 AM – 1 PM
at Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA
Join us for our ever-popular annual celebration of all things maple syrup-related, and, of course, pancakes! Take a stroll through our maple sugaring stations and discover how the tasty topping we all know and love gets turned from sap into syrup. Satisfy your appetite with our famous all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast. Fun and food for the whole family. Bring a group!
Rain or shine event, snow date March 7.
Adults $16, Children (ages 3-12) $10, 2 and under FREE.
Save time and buy your Pancake Breakfast tickets ahead of time:
online sales open February 1.
Pre-registration not required; tickets will be available through the Visitor Center on the day of the event.
Details HERE

Dr.Seuss Character Pancake Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12 PM
at Garnet Valley High School
$10/person (Children Under 2 are FREE)
Come join GVPAA and the cast of Seussical for a fun-filled, SEUSS-tastic morning!! This pancake breakfast will have you jumping out of your seats to grab your tickets for GVPAA’s upcoming production!
Face painting, storytelling, performances, coloring, special guest appearances, and so much more!!
Details and registration info HERE and HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm (open year round)
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Zumbini Trial Class in Wallingford, PA
9:15 AM – 10 AM
Wallingford Presbyterian Church 110 E Brookhaven Rd, Wallingford, PA
Designed for children ages 0-4, and their caregivers, Zumbini combines music and movement to create the ultimate bonding experience! Sing, dance, and play together while developing your little one’s social, cognitive, emotional and motor skills.
Please RSVP as spots are limited!
Details HERE

Newlin Grist Mill Bird Walk
9 AM – 11AM
Wild Birds Unlimited (Glen Mills, PA) 100 Evergreen Drive, Glen Mills, PA
Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.
Families and beginners are welcome!
When: Last Saturday of each month from 8-10am (April-October) or 9-11am (November-March)
Where: Meet at the NGM Visitor Center
Cost: Free
Details HERE

Saturday Stay and Plays
10 AM – 12 PM
at Kids’ Clubhouse of the Main Line 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Ste. F130, Wayne, PA
Bring the whole family and enjoy playtime from 10am-12pm. $10/family/visit or $100 for unlimited visits for a year. Donuts and coffee provided!
Details HERE

Kids Club Mixed Media Canvas
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $3 per project, ages 3+, supplies included.
Details and registration info HERE

Winter Bird Walk with Cliff Hence
10 AM – 12 PM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Take an educational walk with one of our knowledgeable volunteers! Discover the 300+ species of birds that use the Refuge during their migration routes – each week guarantee different species! Walk will meet by visitor center and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. Binoculars can be loaned from the front desk before the walk. No registration required.
Details HERE

Saturday Morning Stories
10:30 AM – 11 AM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Saturday Morning Stories is a 30-minute rhyme and movement intensive program for children of all ages and a caregiver. The program provides wiggles and giggles for all!
Details HERE

Storytime and Activities Celebrating Dr. Seuss!
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble 1991 Sproul Rd Broomall, PA
Join for a very Seussical Storytime with fun activities!
Details HERE

Leap into Leap Year! Stories & a Craft
11 AM – 11:45 AM
Media-Upper Providence Free Library 1 E Front St, Media, PA
Leaping lizards! Or is kangaroos? Or rabbits? Or grasshoppers?…Let’s find out together!
Great for all ages. (Probably most interesting to ages 0-7.) Just hop in!
Details HERE

11 AM – 1 PM
at Norwood Public Library
Details HERE

Leap Day Program
11 AM – 2 PM
Haverford Township Free Library 1601 Darby Rd, Havertown, PA
Hop over to the library for an afternoon of fun activities for the whole family.
No registration required.
Ages: 3-7
Cost: Free
Details HERE

Saturday Storytime at the Lodge
11:30 AM
Saturdays Nov 30, 2019 – Mar 7, 2020
Gather around in the Lodge for Philadelphia’s favorite weekly story hour. On Saturdays from November through March, your little ones can enjoy a brand new story while munching on cookies by Rope and Anchor PHL and hot cocoa (while supplies last). Select Saturdays feature bilingual books and readers. Plus, before and after each story, children are invited to sing and dance to their favorite songs with Music Play Patrol!
Saturday, February 29: Special guest reader Dave Moore from the Delaware River Waterfront.
Saturday, March 7: Special reader Devon Laudenslager from the Free Library of Philadelphia. More details to come.
* General admission to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is FREE
and open to the public. Ice skating and food and drinks are pay-as-
* Purchase your ice skating tickets ahead online to reduce your wait
* Parking and Directions
* Dogs on leashes are welcome on-site, but not in the Lodge or
warming cabins

* The site is wheelchair accessible
* Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest is a smoke, vape-and tobacco-
free zone
Details HERE

Chair Yoga
1 PM – 2 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
Unlike traditional yoga, which requires you to bring a mat and get down on the floor, chair yoga allows you to get fit where you sit! You may register for one or more classes, but registration is required! This is a great class for almost everyone. You will learn yoga poses adapted to the chair. The class also includes breathing, stretching, and light exercise done in the chair. Class ends with a brief relaxation. Bring movement into the body, stay healthy, and have fun! The classes will be taught by Donna Shumaker, a registered yoga teacher who received her teacher training and Integrative Yoga Therapy training from YAMA studio in Baltimore, MD.
Registration required, space limited
Details HERE

MAKE break Floral Hoop Wreath
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the wreath base, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details and registration info HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Join us to play chess, make new friends, learn new skills and have fun! All ages open chess every Saturday afternoon.
Details HERE

Python Programming with techgirlz
1 PM – 4 PM
at Newtown Public Library, Newtown Square, PA 201 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square PA
For middle school girls.
Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts.
Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their own game.
Please bring a laptop. A snack will be provided.
Details HERE

Get a Clue! Event
2 PM
at Barnes & Noble Broomall PA
Introducing the InvestiGators, a new graphic novel series about super spies who uncover clues and crack cases—perfect for fans of Dog Man and Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Join us for activities, a mystery game, and giveaways.
Details HERE

Chili Cook-Off
5 PM – 7 PM
at Wallingford Presbyterian Church 110 E Brookhaven Rd, Wallingford, PA
Beans or no beans? Vote for your favorite at the third annual mid-winter dinner/chili cookoff. The Leap Year-themed event (watch out for those jumping frogs) will benefit Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) through cash donations for your favorite recipe.
Activities will include a moon bounce (which will remain in Fellowship Hall through Sunday coffee hour), other fun kid events and an ice breaker for adults.
Not a chili fan? Not a problem. The menu will include salad, cornbread and kid-friendly items like mac ‘n cheese and chicken nuggets. The youth will be selling baked goodies to also benefit PDA.
Registration is requested, but not required – use the signup sheet in Fellowship Hall or register online (
Details HERE

LIGHT UP GREEN Quizzo Night! (For Hannah, Lily, Jack and anyone else fighting cancer!)
7 PM – 10 PM
at Cardinal O’Hara High School
Help support these three amazing teens and pediatric cancer research!! RSVP Here Please!!! We need an approximate head count!
Suggested ticket price donation – $50/person (or what you can)
Donate (“purchase your ticket” here) in advance:
BYO Drinks & Appetizers (so all funds can go to the cause!)
Enjoy a fun night of Quizzo and dance to the DJ 🙂
10 people per team – teams not needed organized ahead of time.
Details HERE

Sunday March 1, 2020

Winter Bird Walk with 
9 AM – 11 AM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Take an educational walk with one of our knowledgeable volunteers! Discover the 300+ species of birds that use the Refuge during their migration routes – each week guarantee different species!
Walk will meet by visitor center and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. Binoculars can be loaned from the front desk before the walk. No registration required.
Details HERE

Play Without Boundaries
9 AM – 11 AM
at Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave, Philadelphia PA
Please join for Play Without Boundaries, an event where the Please Touch Museum is adapted to provide a relaxed environment for individuals with autism, learning differences, or other sensory and communication needs.
During these special hours, our aim is to remove the “hidden social rules” present in attending a cultural event, like visiting a museum. Our accommodations for Play Without Boundaries include:
– The museum is closed to the general public and has fewer visitors
– Low-level lighting and a quieter museum experience
– Tools to enhance your visit, including Social Stories & Quiet Zones
– Programming with educators who have received autism sensitivity training
– Community partners with resources for families and individuals with autism
– Relaxed Performances in Playhouse Theatre
For more information on Play Without Boundaries and how to register email
Details HERE

Stuffed Animal Clinic
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Delaware Museum of Natural History 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE
Bring your favorite cuddly stuffed critter for a checkup with our stuffed animal doctor for some tender loving care and a special prescription for a healing touch. Then, settle down for storytime and a delicious treat. Pre-registration is required, space is limited.
$5 DMNH Members, $5 plus Museum admission for non-members
Details HERE

Pay What You Wish Family Festival at Philadelphia Museum of Art
10 AM – 3 PM
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA
Museum admission is Pay What You on the first Sunday of every month. This monthly festival offers fun for the whole family, with artist demonstrations, art making, family tours, and fabulous performances.
March 1, Here Comes the Sun
It’s almost daylight saving time so shake off winter and greet the light. Make a project with guest artist Jarmel, who adds sunshine and rainbows to this cold world.
Details HERE

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at Uno Pizzeria & Grill (Newtown Square, PA)
11 AM – 2 PM
3910 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, PA
$10.99/child-includes: Make Your Own Pizza & Sundae, a Craft & Story Time!
Call to make a reservation (610) 353-8667
Details HERE

First Sundays for Families – Express Yourself
11 AM – 2 PM
at Brandywine River Museum of Art 1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA
First Sundays for Families are designed to engage visitors of all ages in creative art activities and performances. No registration necessary. Events run from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with free admission all day!
Explore how women seeking the right to vote expressed themselves through clothing, sashes and pins in the Votes for Women exhibition and create wearable fashion with teaching artists. At 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., storyteller TAHIRA will present tales of strong women from African folklore.
Details HERE

Meet the Women of the Betsy Ross House
11 AM – 3 PM
Betsy Ross House 239 Arch St, Philadelphia PA
Take part in a one-of-a-kind experience to kick off Women’s History Month! Meet with three women who, like Betsy Ross, were 18th-century middle-class entrepreneurs: chocolate maker Mary Crathorne; Hannah Lithgow, who owned the House when Betsy Ross rented rooms there; and, Phillis the washerwomen, a formerly enslaved woman. You will also meet Betsy, herself, at three different ages – the young rebel who sewed a standard for our emerging nation; the woman who made musket cartridges to support a Revolution; and, finally, as an older woman who shared stories with her children and grandchildren.
Interact with the six different History Makers and hear stories from a Once Upon A Nation Storyteller as you tour the 18th-century House. Timed tickets ensure guests get a personal experience during the approximately hour-long program.
Details and ticket info HERE

Meet and Greet with the Princesses
11:30 AM – 1 PM
at Sweet & Sassy Collegeville, PA- Salon, Spa and Celebrations 250 Plaza Dr, Collegeville, PA
Share a magical day with the Princesses at Sweet and Sassy!
$25/ per child
Included with the Princess Meet and Greet:
Princess Up-dos, Make-up, Just a polish on fingers, Princess coronation with tiara and Princess certificate to take home, snacks, and photo with the Princesses!
Call or book online today( limited space, reservations required)
Details HERE

The Original Harlem Globetrotters
12 PM & 5 PM
at the Wells Fargo Center 3601 S Broad Street, Philadelphia PA
Details HERE
Tickets HERE

Chinese Language Class for Young Kids at Middletown Free Library
1:30pm – 2:00pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020
1:30pm – 2:00pm, Sunday, March 15, 2020
1:30pm – 2:00pm, Sunday, March 29, 2020
For Preschool (4 years old) to 3rd Grade (9 years old)
Sundays @ 1:30pm
March 1st, 15th, and 29th (Registering means you are committing to all 3 sessions)
Registration required! Please only register your child(ren) and not you. You must fill out the form multiple times if you are signing up multiple children.
“Fun language classes for young kids! We will start with numbers, colors, food and animals. Kids will have a basic idea about Chinese Culture and learn to speak Chinese.”
Details HERE

Chinese Language Class for Older Kids & Adults at Middletown Free Library
2:00pm – 2:50pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020
2:00pm – 2:50pm, Sunday, March 15, 2020
2:00pm – 2:50pm, Sunday, March 29, 2020
For 10 year olds-100 year olds
March 1st, 15th, and 29th (You must commit to all 3 sessions, if you cannot, please contact Mr. Jason at micsd@delcolibraries or 610-566-7828)
Registration required! Only register who is participating in the class. You must fill out the form multiple times if you are signing up multiple people.
“Besides the fun facts of learning Chinese, we will focus on the conversation in different life situations. Role playing will help you remember what you learn in class.”
Details HERE

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