Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 1/29- 1/31

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 1/29- 1/31

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**Please note that changes can occur at anytime to any of these events due to safety regulations and Social Distancing precautions. Be sure to check with each venue and keep up to date on their social media pages for updates, changes, closures and more. Also be sure to check individual pages for holiday hours and holiday closings**

  • Groundhog Day Celebration Saturday January 30, 2021 10 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd Philadelphia, PA Join us for a special Groundhog Day Celebration! The refuge resident groundhog, Tinicum Tim, will be making a video appearance to let us know if we can expect more winter. Learn about winter animals in an interactive story walk! Then grab a free snack pack and winter scavenger hunt! Kid friendly! This event will be outdoors. Please follow CDC guidelines when visiting the refuge. Details HERE
  • Burrito & Taco Fest & Artisan Market Saturday January 30, 2021 10 AM – 1 PM at Artisan Exchange 208 Carter Dr. Ste 13B West Chester PA  Doesn’t get much better than this! Burrito AND Taco Fest!!! Flavors of Jalisco will be hosting this weeks Fiesta! If you’re looking for something lighter than a Burrito they will be serving Tortilla Soup! Comes with hand fried tortilla strips, sour cream, queso fresco and avocado
    Dessert??…. YES PLEASE! Tres Leches Cake, Mexican HotChocolateOR Horchata (Cinnamon Rice Water) Pre-orders welcome Text/Call: (323)572-6109 email:
    Dizengoff will have their world famous hummus & fresh baked pita. We highly recommend pre-orders!
    Our local food banks are under tremendous pressure. We are accepting food and monetary donations at the AEDirect tent on Saturday. Let’s help our neighbors! Details and more info and list of artisans HERE
  • 10th Anniversary History & Nature Walk! Saturday January 30, 2021 2 PM – 4 PM at Friends of Glen Providence Park 423 W State St. Media, PA “Over the past 10 years, we have both led and attended many nature walks in the park. Join as we restart our monthly events – with Covid protocols in place – and look forward to the next 10 years! We’ll tell 10 of our favorite historical stories, share 10 of our favorite winter plants, and why not 10 of our favorite park animals, whether or not they make an appearance! The walk will be led by park history buff Stephanie Gaboriault and our native plant guru Marcia Tate. COVID protocols:
    — Registration is required. Strict attendance limit of 12 people – please register by emailing FriendsoftheGlen [at] gmail [dot] com
    — In order to stay physically distanced on our narrow trails and be able to hear, we will try having all participants linked to a conference call with Stephanie & Marcia. So a cell phone and headphones/AirPods are required. The conference call number will be provided to registered participants. We will see how it works!
    — Masks are required, of course.” Details and registration info HERE
  • Galaxy Burger Pop Up Friday January 29th – February 7th at Springfield Mall 
    Scenes from all of your favorite Sci Fi worlds collide in one mall for ten days only. Photo Ops. Character meets. Surprises around every corner. There will be large photo ops from iconic Sci Fi scenes, small treasures, larger than life props, screen used props, and fun for fans of all ages.
    Oh yes, and delicious food in our pop up restaurant! Galaxy Burgers, Tribble Tots, Kessel Run Burgers, Porg Tenders, Blue Milk Milkshakes…just to start.
    This is the place where all worlds will collide. So wear your costume! Cosplay strongly encouraged. (No full face masks except for photo ops and no weapons please) Dress up your littles and yourself. Have fun! Tickets are timed and entry is limited for safety. No tickets will be sold on site
    This attraction occurs in multiple spaces and on multiple floors. There are elevators and escalators.
    Tickets are non refundable and non transferrable. If cancellation is necessary, the event will be rescheduled. Tickets will sell out! So get your ticket early. Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Open Daily, Hours Vary, see website for dates and times 101 South Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia Details, ice skating ticket info, hours and more HERE
  • Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn at Dilworth Park October 31, 2020-February 28, 2021 1 S 15th St (West Side of City Hall) Philadelphia, PA “Philadelphia’s premier wintertime attractions at Dilworth Park will open in phases starting with the return on October 31 of the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn with whimsically-crafted reindeer topiaries, seasonal plantings, an open-air layout featuring a Chaddsford Winery kiosk and new safety protocols in accord with City, State and CDC guidelines.” Details HERE
  • Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet Indoor Mini Golf January 16 thru March 12: 9am – 5pm daily (last time to begin golfing is at 4pm and March 13 thru March 28: 9am – 6pm daily (last time to begin golfing is at 5pm) Timed tickets will be required for golfing during the 2021 season! Details HERE
  • Ship Bottom Brewery Beer Garden at Linvilla Orchards Saturdays and Sundays 12 PM – 6 PM (weather dependent) Food Truck will be onsite each day, Fire Pits & Patio Heaters, Ship Bottom will have a social distance program and contact-less environment in place for your safety.  Seating will be first come first serve. Details HERE
  • Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink at Philadelphia’s  Dilworth Park Open seven days a week, November 6, 2020-February 28, 2021 1 S 15th St (West Side of City Hall)
    Philadelphia, PA Details, ticket info and more HERE
  • Adventure Aquarium Camden NJ – Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Penn Museum Philadelphia PA – Advance tickets required – Be sure to check out their newest exhibit – Invisible Beauty: The Art of Archaelogical Science, “where you can see archaeology through an entirely new lens. It takes visitors behind-the-scenes to be a part of what happens inside the research labs — an important part of archaeological discovery — giving them a closer look (up to 26,000x closer!) at the artifacts that are on display and the innovative technology that researchers use to uncover hidden information about the past.” Details HERE
  • Franklin Institute Philadelphia PA, Advance Tickets Required Details HERE
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Philadelphia PA Advance Reservation Required Details HERE
  • Franklin Square in Philadelphia Park & Attraction Hours January 11-February 28, 2021: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fountain Light Show, Philly Mini Golf, Parx Liberty Carousel and more,  Details, prices and more HERE
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Museum of the American Revolution Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Longwood Gardens Kennett Square, PA Advance Tickets Required Details HERE
  • Elmwood Park Zoo Norristown, PA – Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Brandywine Zoo Wilmington, DE Details HERE
  • Tyler Arboretum Media, PA Details HERE
  • Morris Arboretum Philadelphia, PA Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Bettes Family Fun Center Aston, PA Details HERE
  • Urban Air Adventure Park Springfield PA Details HERE
  • Sky Zone Glen Mills PA Details HERE
  • Jumpers Family Fun Zone Newtown Square PA Advance Reservations Required Details HERE
  • Arnold’s Family Fun Center Oaks PA Details HERE
  • Strasburg Railroad Ronks PA Advance Tickets required Details HERE


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