Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/11 – 6/13

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/11 – 6/13

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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


  • Farmer’s Market Storytime Friday, June 11 4 PM – 4:30 PM For all ages! Join Miss Angela from Newtown Public Library or Miss Elena from Marple Public Library for stories and songs at Newtown Square’s  brand new Farmer’s Market! Stay and shop their many local vendor! Every Friday in June behind St. Alban’s Church.Please register so we know how many to expect and can practice social distancing. Details HERE
  • Broomall Fire Company Carnival Friday, June 11th thru Sunday, June 13th on the Broomall Fire Company grounds located at North Malin Road & West Chester Pike in Broomall, PA Friday – 6pm to 11pm, Saturday – 3pm to 11pm, Sunday – 1pm to 6pm In addition to the various carnival rides, there will be face painting, a new axe throwing attraction and don’t miss out on the delicious “Nothing Bundt Cakes” for a sweet treat, all which benefit the Broomall Fire Company. Details HERE
  • Leedom Estates Community Yard Sale in Ridley Park Saturday June 12th 8 AM -2 PM Raindate 6/13 Details HERE
  • State Rep. Jennifer O’Mara Shredding Event Saturday June 12th 9 AM -12 PM at at the Springfield Township Building, 50 Powell Rd, Springfield, PA Limit of four bags of paper per car. Details HERE
  • Craft Fair at Governor Printz Park Saturday June 12th 9 AM -3 PM 200 W 2nd St Essington PA Details HERE
  • Kitten Palooza Saturday June 12th 10 AM at Cat Nook Cafe 18 W Winona Ave, Norwood, PA
    1 Hour Play Time With Kittens! Come cuddle, play and enjoy the antics of the most purrcious kittens at our one day Kitten Palooza! This is a unique kitty experience where you can get to chill for an hour with a bunch of the youngest meowvelous cats in ACDC Rescue.
    Cat Nook Crew will be available to answer questions about new cat ownership.
    Kittens will be loose on the cafe side and not kept in any enclosure. Our helpful volunteers will be reviewing safety procedures when handling and interacting with the kittens.
    Kitten Palooza is a family friendly event and is sure to be an a-meowzing time!
    2 Time slots per day. 10 am and 11:30 am. Limited to 10 guests per time slot.
    Please arrive at least 10 minutes early so one of our friendly staff members can check you in for your visit. Late arrival may be refused entry. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years of age. We require 1 adult chaperone over 21 years of age to accompany 3 minors under 12 years old. Details HERE
  • Hometown Heroes Car Show Saturday June 12th 10 AM – 2 PM 1 Coebourn Blvd, Brookhaven, PA First car show fundraiser benefitting the Brookhaven Borough Hometown Hero Banner Program. Vehicle entrance fee $20. Spectators are free admission. Awards for Top 20 people’s choice. 50/50, door prizes, food and fun! Co-hosted by The Delco Cruisers. Show is open to all makes and models. RAIN DATE SUNDAY, June 13, 2021. Details HERE
  • Grilled Sausage Sandwich Fest & Artisan Market Saturday June 12th 10 AM -1 PM at Artisan Exchange 208 Carter Drive Suite 13B West Chester, PA Artisan Exchange will be offering Grilled Sausage Sandwiches and A Pocket Full of Pie will have their delicious Sweet & Savory Pies Details HERE
  • Family Frolic at the Philadelphia Flower Show Saturday June 12th 10 AM -3 PM A day at the Flower Show tailored to young families. Guests can participate in many family-centric activities with local Philadelphia partners and institutions. Explore all the beauty and wonder of the Show through a child’s eyes!” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Shredding Event hosted by Senator Anthony H. Williams and Rep. Joanna McClinton Saturday June 12th 11 AM -2 PM at Mercy Fitzgerald East Campus 642 South Wycombe Ave. Yeadon/Lansdowne (Friendship Circle Senior Center parking lot) Details HERE
  • Science Saturday at Hagley Museum Saturday June 12th 12 PM – 4 PM Use Newton’s laws of motion to build a catapult and find out how far you can launch a paper ball. Details HERE
  • Cherry Hill Mall Food Festival Saturday June 12th 12 PM – 6 PM 100% proceeds from this event benefit children with autism. Come show your support! 2nd annual Food truck festival at the Cherry Hill Mall, Route 38 side of the mall across from the Apple store. Come enjoy the music, Face painting, carnival games, and vendors. Bring your chairs and relax while listening to music and enjoying a wonderful selection of foods from around the globe. Pre-ordering is available. Details and list of food trucks HERE
  • Plant Walk with Dick Cloud Saturday June 12th 1 PM – 3 PM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, PA Join one of our knowledgeable volunteer walk leader for a plant walk! Walk will meet by visitor center and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. There are restrooms and a water fountain near the trailhead. Please keep your mask on while at the refuge. Details HERE
    No registration required.
  • Family Resource Fair and Outdoor Movie Night Saturday June12th 6:30 PM – 10 PM
    My staff and local organizations will be on hand to share information about CHIP, food insecurity assistance, WIC, early intervention, heating and energy assistance, rental assistance, internet safety, affordable childcare, mental health, bully prevention and much more. All CDC, social distancing and safety guidelines will be followed.
    The movie, Disney’s Frozen II, will begin at 8:15 p.m.
    The event will be held in conjunction with Child Guidance Resources and Grands Stepping Up. The sponsors for the event will be TruMark Financial Credit Union, Independenc Blue Cross (IBX) and Aetna. Details HERE and HERE
  • Family Art Workshop: Drawing Birds Sunday June 13th 1 PM – 3 PM at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, PA Explore birds from a creative point of view, learn techniques for drawing birds used by professionals, and create some bird art of your own. This workshop is designed for families to create together while enjoying our feathered friends who call Bartram’s Garden home. $5 General Admission, $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders. Registration limited. Details HERE
  • The Garden at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia June 11th – 13thThis pop-up experience will feature strolling entertainers, including stilt walkers and circus performers, as well as fun selfie spots like a Temple University flower wall. Live DJs and local musicians will play throughout the weekend. Roller skating, kid-friendly crafts and lawn games are some of the many activities to be offered. This experience is free and open to guests of all ages.” Details HERE
  • PECO Family Jams: Taller de Superheroes at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Saturday, June 12th  – Sunday, June 13th 11 AM – 4 PM at 1020 South Street Philadelphia, PA Participants from Taller de Superhéroes will be on site to share their stories and unveil their creations. Visitors to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens are invited to have conversations with the creative family teams, and to take home a Craft Kit which will help you build myths, symbolism, and design your own superheroes based on your own family stories. Details HERE
  • Elmo’s Pirate Weekend at Sesame Place June 12th – 13th Ahoy Matey! Elmo and his crew are setting sail for a pirate adventure with exclusive showings of “Elmo and the Bookaneers” in Abby’s Paradise Theater! Join in the fun with a Treasure Hunt throughout the park, and be sure to get a physically distant photos with everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed in their pirate garb!” Details, ticket info and more HERE
  • Friday Night unWINEd at Shady Brook Farm May 7 to September 3, 2021 Gates open at 5:30pm Music starts at 6:30pm The party’s at our place all summer long and you’re invited! Enjoy live music by amazing bands in the Festival Field every Friday evening. Bring the whole family…we’ve got lots of activities for the kiddos, lawn games, food, drinks & fun! No outside food or drinks permitted. We have several food & drink vendors located throughout the Festival Field. Kids under 24 mo. are free! See page for more info on weather and rain cancelations. Details HERE
  • The Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum opens daily May 29 through October 11. Runs weekdays 10am – 5pm and weekends 9am – 5pm “The Garden Railway display is a miniature world with a quarter mile track running through it. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the small-scale buildings are created entirely of natural materials.” Details, tickets and more info 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
  • Shady Brook Farm Strawberry Festival June 12, 13 & 19 at 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA Come to our Strawberry Festival for wagon rides to the strawberry patch, pyo berries, live music + lots more! Admission:$10 online ($12 @ the gate) – kids 23 mo. & under are free! Details and list of fun things happening at the festival 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
  • Zoo Revue at Elmwood Park Zoo Saturday June 12th & Sunday June 13th Cue the music! Join us every weekend throughout the summer for live entertainment as various talented performers take the Zoo Revue stage! Our lineup includes all types of entertainment – enjoy musicians, young actors, magicians and more!
    All performances will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, on the stage located next to the bison feeding deck and across from Zoo Brew Beer Garden.
    Performances are free to attend with regular zoo admission. Details and ticket info HERE and 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
  • The Pigeon Comes to Philadelphia! A Mo Willems Exhibit June 4th through September 12th at The Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA “Visit the whimsical world of Mo Willems and his cast of lovable characters, including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Activities in the exhibition will give children the opportunity to make art that is inspired by Mo Willems and to learn about the social and emotional lives of the author’s popular characters.” Details, ticket info and list of exhibit highlights HERE
  • The Philadelphia Flower Show June 5th – 13th at FDR Park 1500 Pattison Avenue & South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA Enjoy the show’s first outdoor event! Details, tickets, schedule and times 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
  • Spruce Street Harbor Park 121 N. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA Opens for the season May 26th “Spruce Street Harbor Park makes for cool, Summertime memories, with colorful hammocks, floating gardens, beautiful trees adorned in technicolored lights, local craft beers, and delicious food from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants.” 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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