Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 4/16- 4/18

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 4/16- 4/18

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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 or weather. 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 **

Looking for places to walk or hike? Check out our round up of Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Trails, Parks and Places to Walk and Hike HERE

  • Lansdowne Farmer’s Market April Winter Market Saturday April 17th from 10 AM – 12 PM 30 N. Lansdowne Ave. Lansdowne, PA Food & More: Mitchell & Mitchell Wines, Firehouse Donuts Red Brick Craft Distillery Vera Pasta Kiss My Soul, MyHouse Cookies Fifth of a Farm Creations Wilson’s Curiously Good Foods, Amazing Acres Goat Dairy Taste of Puebla Bonnie’s Wondergardens, Love Naturally, The Pure Truth Culinary Services Details HERE
  • Make your Earth Day weekend “Flowerrific!” Pick up a free Kitty Fairy Planter Kit and other fun GABBY’S DOLLHOUSE goodies at Linvilla Orchards Saturday April 17th from 12 PM – 4 PM (while supplies last!) GABBY’S DOLLHOUSE is now streaming on Netflix!
  • NUTmobile at Elmwood Park Zoo Saturday, April 17, 11 AM – 4 PM 1661 Harding Blvd
    Norristown PA
    Check out the The Planters NUTmobile, a 26-foot-long Peanut-on-Wheels at Elmwood Park Zoo. Visitors will be able to stop by the iconic NUTmobile to meet the Peanutters,  play a game for prizes, enjoy a sample, and of course take a SHELL-fie with the large legume with legs, Mr. Peanut! Details HERE
  • Family Fun Day for CHOP Saturday, April 17, 1-4 PM (Sunday, April 18 rain date) Free and open to the public with a suggested donation to CHOP of $5 per person. Enjoy games, live performances from Roots with Ruark and Sadie Gustafson (as seen on American Idol!), Princess Belle from Once Upon a Dream Princess Parties, balloon twisting from former CHOP patient Ben’s Balloon Animals, entertainment donated by Poly the Magician, fire truck and ambulance from Upper Merion Township Fire Department, ice cream from Short & Sweet Ice Cream Truck and carnival treats from Sweet Thangs Nut & Candy Truck. Location: Our outdoor dining oasis at King of Prussia Mall N. Outer Ring Parking Lot. This parking lot is along Mall Boulevard directly across from the Crowne Plaza Hotel and next to KOP Mall’s new parking garage. Details HERE
  • Family Saturdays at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia Saturday April 17th 11 AM – 12 PM –  Kid-friendly entertainment will be provided every week in the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn – this weekend features Chalk Art Details HERE
  • Adult only (21 & over) Public Skating Session at Marple Sports Arena Saturday April 17th 7:30 PM – 10 PM 611 Park Way Broomall, PA DJ James will be in the house with beats from the 70s, 80s, and 90s for a 21 and over crown only. Normal public session rates apply. The cafe will be open with limited offerings and as always we have both types of rental skates available. Details HERE
  • Family Art Workshop: Creative Nature Journaling Sunday April 18th 1 PM – 3 PM at Bartram’s Gardens 5400 Lindbergh Blvd Philadelphia, PA Enjoy the Garden on a deeper level and preserve your memories with an artful nature journal. This is a family activity designed to promote a deeper connection with the space and each other through our senses. We will provide everything you need to get started as you create a one-of-a-kind memento from your visit to the Garden. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW/ACCESS  Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited. Details and registration info HERE
  • Spring / Blossom Hayrides at Linvilla Orchards  on the weekends in the Spring. Hayride Hours:  12pm – 4pm while the weather is nice and the trees are in bloom. $7.00 per person. Tickets available online. Weather permitting.  Please call 610-876-7116 to verify hayrides are running before visiting. Details HERE
  • Elmo’s Eggstravaganza at Sesame Place March 27th -April 18th Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Tastings & Live Music at Penn Woods Winery Saturday April 17th & Sunday April 18th 124 Beaver Valley Road Chadds Ford, PA $20 per person Details HERE and 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
  • Tulips at Dalton Farms  Monday-Friday 11-7 Saturday-Sunday 9-7 660 Oak Grove Road Swedesboro, NJ Tickets must be purchased online prior to visit to guarantee entry, dates are currently available through April 25th (while tickets last). Tickets $12 (ages 3+). Pick your own Tulips for $1 per bloom. Details and ticket info 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 – Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition February 13, 2021 – July 18, 2021- “In its exclusive, limited run in Philadelphia, the exhibition will inspire visitors of all ages to develop and expand their creative skills through a multitude of activities that will stimulate the senses while empowering creativity and imagination.” 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 March 19-April 18: Daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Details 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
  • Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia PA – Experience BIG TIME, Philadelphia Zoo’s new prehistoric exhibit. 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
  • Putt Putt Fun Center 5300 W Baltimore Pike Clifton Heights, PA Details and ticket info 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
  • Diggerland USA West Berlin, NJ Details HERE
  • Strasburg Railroad Ronks PA Advance Tickets required Details HERE


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