Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 5/21 – 5/23

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 5/21 – 5/23

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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

  • Upper Darby Greek Festival May 20th – May 23rd St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Upper Darby 229 Powell Ln, Upper Darby, PA Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, we were forced to modify the festival Slightly. There will be both Pickup and Drive thru and a sit down option. there will be 3 order stations and online ordering and a smaller seating capacity of 180 people.” Details HERE
  • Breakfast with the Giraffes at Elmwood Park Zoo May  22, 23, 29, 30 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM 1661 Harding Blvd Norristown, PA “Enjoy a delicious, socially-distanced outdoor breakfast buffet, right next to our three towering giraffes. After you’ve cleared your plate, you’ll enjoy an exclusive giraffe feeding! Space is limited for this event, so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets!” Details, pricing and reservation info HERE and HERE
  • Ashley’s Mayday Music Festival May 22nd & 23rd at Ashley’s Bar & Restaurant 68 Baltimore Pike Glen Mills, PA Join for an outdoor festival –  live music, drinks, food, games and more! Details HERE
  • Spring Kids Fest 2021 at Bowlero Saturday May 22 10 AM – 2 PM at Bowlero in Boothwyn PA
    “It’s your family’s favorite day to bowl, eat, and have fun! Join us on the lanes with great deals everyone will enjoy! 
    FREE Bowling*, FREE Shoe Rental*, FREE $5 Arcade Card, $1 12 oz. Soft Drinks, $1 Cookies, $2 Hot Dogs, $14 Pizzas *One lucky family will also have a chance to win 1 free year for the PBA Jr. Club for their child! *1 Free hour of bowling and shoes for kids 15 and younger. Adults will receive a discounted rate. Subject to lane availability. RSVP does not reserve lane. PBA Jr. Club details in center.” Details HERE
  • Endangered Species Day Saturday May 22 11 AM – 2 PM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd Philadelphia, PA “Come get crafty about endangered species conservation with John Heinz NWR, Endangered Species Coalition, and MobilizeGreen on Saturday, May 22nd. From 11 am – 2 pm, join artist Sarah Kavage to learn about the new woven benches at the refuge, draw along with MobilizeGreen crew members, have fun with chalk to draw your own endangered species, or paint a pot and plant a native wildflower to take home! Chalk art, pot-painting and planting activities will be throughout the event!
    Though we’ll be recognizing the 16th annual Endangered Species Day a day late, it’s never too late to start learning about and supporting endangered species, especially those close to home.
    11 am: Squawk and Walk: The Art of “Migration” with Sarah Kavage
    11:30 and 12:30: Learn to Draw, Draw to Learn with Benita
    Email with any question!”  Details HERE
  • Science Saturday at Hagley Museum Saturday May 22 12 PM – 4 PM Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges at Science Saturday. Activities are included in regular admission and free for Hagley members. This is a drop-in activity Details HERE
  • The Peony Festival at Chadds Ford May 15th – 31st 4313 S. Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA Drive thru and walk through options available. Details and ticket 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
  • Pick Your Own Strawberries at Linvilla Orchards Pick-Your-Own is open Monday-Friday from 8AM – 4PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 8AM – 5PM.Weather and Crop Permitting. There is a pre-paid $7 minimum charge per person to pick.  Each person 12 months and older must purchase a ticket online.  This ticket gains you entry to our fields and credit toward $7 worth of fruit per person.”  Details and ticket info HERE
  • Media Farmers Market Sundays 10 AM – 1 PM Edgmont St. between Media Elementary and Barrall Field  every Sunday from now until November from 10am to 1pm. Make sure you plan to come every week – during the growing season new items are arriving at the Market all the time! Details HERE
  • Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest May 7th – September 26th 101 South Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Roller Skating, food, carnival games, rides, Carnival treats and more.  Details and advance roller skating ticket purchases HERE
  • Philadelphia Film Society Drive in at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Friday Various films throughout the weekend Admiral Peary Way &, League Island Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Movies and ticket info HERE
  • Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink Friday, April 30 through Sunday, June 27 Hour-long sessions will be offered to the public Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. – 8:45 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 11:15 p.m.  The rink’s retro-inspired design will feature a checkerboard floor and market lights. A colorful installation of overhead hula-hoops – designed and fabricated by Philadelphia’s Lucky Dog Studio – will add even more whimsy to the space. Rink patrons should book sessions in advance through an online reservation system. Details, pricing and more info 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
  • Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village May will be Strawberry Month at Peddler’s Village 2400 Street Road New Hope, PA Every day in May, savor strawberry-themed food and drink specials at our restaurants and eateries. Stop by on weekends for live entertainment and strawberry treats served at outdoor food tents. Details 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
  • Wonderspaces 27 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA Details, tickets and hours HERE
  • Please Touch Museum Philadelphia PA 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 391 Knoebels Blvd Route 487 Elysburg, PA Details HERE


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