Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 4/23- 4/25

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 4/23- 4/25

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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

  • Dog Days at Elmwood Park Zoo Friday April 23rd 1 PM – 4 PM 1661 Harding Blvd
    Norristown, PA Owners are invited to bring their dogs to visit the zoo on select days. Details and reservation info HERE
  • Earth Day Celebration at Academy of Natural Sciences Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 23-25 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA Investigate earth and water as you learn about ways to conserve resources to help the habitats found in the dioramas. Take home a craft kit to make a useful item out of recycled materials, and have an environmental adventure with your whole family. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Please Touch Museum Reopens to the Public Starting Apr 22nd!  Please Touch Museum is offering free admission on April 22, 23, 24 & 25 and May 1 & 2 4231 Avenue of the Republic
    Philadelphia, PA **
    Reservations first come, first served ** Details and reservation info HERE
  • Delaware Children’s Museum 11th Birthday Outdoor Sensory Celebration Friday April 23rd and Saturday April 24th 10 AM – 3 PM “Join outside at the museum for a FREE day of sensory activities, a pop-up shop, a photo op for the family, and a take-home activity bag! The DCM is celebrating our 11th birthday and getting ready to reopen our doors soon, and we want to see you! This event is entirely outdoors, and all social distancing and mask wearing protocols will be followed!” Details HERE
  • Earth Day Fun at Tyler Arboretum Saturday April 24th 515 Painter Road, Media, PA Details, ticket info and Earth Day event info HERE
  • Bird Walk at Newlin Grist Mill Saturday April 24th 8 AM – 10 AM Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville have teamed 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 for these free bird walks! A limited number of binoculars are available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them. Participants should meet in front of the Visitor Center. Details HERE
  • Spring Craft Fair @ O’Hara Saturday April 24th 10 AM – 3 PM 1701 S Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA Details HERE and HERE
  • Día Del Niño at Franklin Institute – Meet the Scientist from Janssen Saturday April 24th 10 AM – 6 PM Bring your questions and curiosity! The Franklin Institute marks Día Del Niño, a celebration of children around the globe, with a family-friendly “Meet the Scientist” Q&A session with researchers from Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Learn about the daily life of a scientist, the path these researchers took to get there, and their passion for science and Día del Niño in this special recognition of the traditional Latino day, in partnership with Janssen and featuring two Q&A sessions, one scientist per session, streaming live for visitors in the Giant Heart exhibit.  Details and ticket info HERE
  • Greek Food Fest & Artisan Market Saturday April 24th 10 AM – 1 PM  at Artisan Exchange 208 Carter Dr., Ste 13B, West Chester PA Details and list of vendors HERE
  • Mummers Music Weekend at Sesame Place Saturday April 24th 10 AM – 6 PM and Sunday April 25th 10 AM – 5 PM Dance along with the music of New Orleans performed by the award-winning Quaker City String Band in a physically distanced environment at Elmo’s Springtacular! Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Party for the Planet at Elmwood Park Zoo Saturday April 24th & Sunday April 25th 11 AM – 3 PM Join for the annual celebration of Earth Day and all things eco-friendly, Party for the Planet! Party for the Planet is a family fun filled day that emphasizes the importance of conservation and the environment. Guests can enjoy demonstrations and education stations featuring animals, recycling, sustainable living and more! Eco-friendly items will also be available to purchase from vendors throughout the zoo. Party for the Planet is FREE to attend with admission! Details and ticket info HERE 
  • Linvilla Orchards Food Truck Frenzy Saturday April 24th 11 AM – 5 PM Linvilla’s Food Truck Frenzy is back! Enjoy all your local food favorites in one beautiful day on the farm! **They will also be collecting non perishable food items for Media Food Bank. Please donate if you can.** Details HERE and HERE
  • Griot Tale Saturday: Celebrating Earth Day Week at Franklin Square Saturday April 24th 1PM – 2 PM (Rain Date: April 25, 1-2 PM) FREE in-person event. “The African American Museum in Philadelphia is partnering with Franklin Square and Keepers of the Culture (KOTC) to bring to life a special Earth Day Week-themed Griot Tale Saturday. A Griot is an African oral historian who passes on their culture through the practice of storytelling. Perfect for children ages 5-12 and their favorite adults, as well as the young at heart, this event will be outdoors and socially distant to keep all participants safe.” Details HERE
  • Drive In Movie Experience- Moana and Mean Girls Saturday April 24th 7:30 PM at Neumann University 1 Neumann Drive Aston, PA Come to campus for a FREE DRIVE IN MOVIE!!
    Stay safe in the comfort of your own vehicle! Enjoy an evening under the stars for an exclusive showing of Moana beginning at 7:30pm with Mean Girls directly to follow, in a safe, socially distanced environment. Registration is limited and spots must be reserved online only. Families are welcome and signs will direct to the viewing parking lot which will open at 7pm to get everyone parked and ready. Please note that all sound will only be able to be played through the car radio.
    ***PLEASE REMEMBER to follow safety rules with social distancing & masks must be worn if leaving your vehicle. Portable bathrooms will be available. Register today! Registration required! Space limited!
    Details and registration info HERE and HERE
  • The Lights Fest Saturday April 24th 5 PM – 9 PM 1547 W Doe Run Rd Kennett Square, PA The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on yummy food, and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with tiki torches and lets them take flight. It creates a surreal ambiance, where time slows down and your single flame rises and joins with thousands of others to light up your life. Advanced tickets required. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Women Owned Food Truck Festival – Chaddsford Winery Sunday April 25th 3 PM – 6 PM
    “Chaddsford Winery Women-Owned Food Truck Festival!! Wine…Food Trucks…and Blues!!! Come to Chaddsford Winery for a weekend of Live Music and the areas best Food Trucks. The Little Red Rooster Blues Band will be performing on Sunday from 3PM to 6PM.
    Admission is FREE!! **FAMILY FRIENDLY**” Details and list of food trucks HERE and 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
  • Tastings & Live Music at Penn Woods Winery Saturday April 24th & Sunday April 25th 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
  • Knoebels Opening WeekendApril 24th & 25th 391 Knoebels Blvd Route 487 Elysburg, PA Details HERE


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