Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/18 – 6/20

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/18 – 6/20

**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 **

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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


  • Kidchella Music Festival 2021 at Smith Memorial Playground  Friday June 18th 5 PM – 7:30 PM 3500 Reservoir Dr. Philadelphia, PA Friday, June 18 (Funky Rock/Dance)
    Johnny Shortcake + Ms. Niki –
    Pre-show Play Time 5:00pm-5:45pm Enjoy food trucks, giveaways, pre-show performances, and fun on the Playground Main concert 6:00pm-7:30pm Enjoy live music on the Playground by a diverse lineup of family friendly musicians curated by Jeff Bogle of Details and ticket info HERE
  • Schools Out!! Movie Night Friday June 18th 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM at Ridley Park Swim Club 610 Hancock St Ridley Park, PA The pool will close at 6:30 to prepare and re-open at 7:30, with our feature presentation, Raya and the Last Dragon, beginning at dusk., $5/person; open to members and non-members; Snack bar specials will be available; NO glass permitted; Don’t forget your pool floats!! Details HERE
  • Westgate Park Movie Night Havertown PA Friday June 18th 8 PM – 11:30 PM at  Westgate Park Mark your calendar to join us for our annual Movie Night at Westgate Park on June 18th at dusk! This year’s featured film is….Raiders of the Lost Ark…. the action-adventure masterpiece directed by Steven Spielberg based on the story by George Lucas. This is a free event! Please bring your own food and beverages, and a few bucks for popcorn ($1 per bag). Details HERE
  • Breakfast at the Firehouse Saturday June 19th 8 AM – 11 AM at South Media Fire Company 535 Washington Ave, Media, PA  The long-standing tradition of breakfast at the firehouse is back but with a new twist. Join us for breakfast featuring food trucks! Along with current favorite Plum Pit will be the debut of Auntie Anne’s, the pretzels we all know and love. Both vendors will be making special breakfast items, some traditional and some unique. There will be plenty of choices. Details HERE
  • Father’s Day Weekend at the West Chester Growers Market Saturday June 19th 9 AM – 1 PM 201 N Church St, West Chester, PA Join for Father’s Day Weekend, where you’ll find freshly harvested produce that was grown with care by local family farms, beautiful locally grown flowers, plenty of meat, cheese, and eggs from locally raised livestock, and a wide selection of locally crafted foods and drinks. Shop for unique and thoughtful Father’s Day gifts, groceries to make a delicious homemade Father’s Day meal, or bring Dad to the market for a stroll!
    Market Hours: 9am to 1pm (rain or shine) Metered street parking is FREE during market hours. Details and list of vendors HERE
  • Juneteenth Family Art Walk & Celebration Saturday June 19th 10 AM Celebrate Juneteenth with artmaking, music, books and an art walk to the Upper Darby Art Gallery. Join Main Line Art Center and the Upper Darby Library System for a day of unity for our community. Artmaking activities will take place at Sellers Memorial Park, 76 S. State Road, Upper Darby. Participants are asked to bring a blanket to sit on and safely space themselves throughout the park while completing the art activities. Details HERE
  • Civil War Saturday at Fort Mifflin Saturday June 19th 10 AM – 4 PM Explore Fort Mifflin’s years as a federal prison as the Mifflin Guard becomes our Garrison for the weekend! Watch the soldiers drill and prepare their camp meals over an open fire. “Enlist” and learn to drill with wooden muskets, enjoy Civil War Soldier Life and Medicine programs. Discover the untold story of the prisoners of the Fishing Creek Confederacy, imprisoned at the Fort in 1864 and the meet the “Hero of Gettysburg” General George Meade who will review the troops at noon, and present a special program at 1 p.m. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Juneteenth Celebration at Please Touch Museum Saturday June 19th 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA Details, event info and ticket info HERE
  • Public Archaeology at Newlin Grist Mill Saturday June 19th 10 AM – 3 PM Excavation days will be occurring on the following dates from 10am to 3pm. Please note, for this season we will not be allowing hands-on public participation, but visitors will have the opportunity to watch the archaeologists work and talk to them about the process and their finds! Details HERE
  • Baby Animal Festival at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm Saturday June 19th 10 AM – 5 PM 150 Cherry Hill Rd Ronks, PA Spring has sprung at the farm! Visit the farm during our Baby Animal Festival on Saturday, June 19 to meet the new cuties! Details and ticket info HERE
  • National Eagle Day Celebration at Elmwood Park Zoo Saturday June 19th 10:30 AM – 12 PM 1661 Harding Blvd. Norristown, PA Help celebrate our national symbol and hometown favorite, the bald eagle! National American Eagle Day is a time to raise awareness about the bald eagle and the amazing conservation success story behind their return. Join educators as we learn how to preserve the bird’s natural habitat, discover their importance in our ecosystem, and meet our live eagle ambassadors up close! Registration is required and $5 per family. If you wish to visit the zoo after the program, Single Day Member admission is required for all non-yearly members. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Enchanted Summer Day at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Saturday June 19th 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of Enchanted Woods and the start of summer with us! Kids can frolic in the fairytale garden, collect prizes, play old-fashioned games, forage on a scavenger hunt, and enjoy storytellers, musicians, magicians, and more. Two time spots are available, 10:00 am–12:00 pm and 12:30–2:30 pm. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Linvilla Orchards Food Truck Frenzy Saturday June 19th 11 AM – 5 PM Linvilla’s Food Truck Frenzy returns for Father’s Day weekend! Enjoy all your local food favorites in one beautiful day on the farm! Trucks attending: The Munchy Machine, The Walking Taco, Barkley’s BBQ, The Clean Plate Club, Have a Ball, Carmona Mobile Foods (Specialty Hot Dogs), Gotta Lotta Gelata, Albies Burger Truck, 22BBQ, Cupcake Carnivale, Dr. Wutzit’s Wonder Balls, The Nacho Depot! Along with delicious treats from the trucks we will have live music from The Whiskey Trail and Manatawny Creek Ramblers! Also pony rides, face painting, train rides, Pick Your Own Pick Your Own and more! Ship Bottom Brewery and Harvest Ridge Winery will be pouring beer, wine and cider to pair with your favorite foods! Details HERE and HERE
  • Griot Tale Saturday at Franklin Square Saturday June 19th 12 PM – 3 PM The African American Museum in Philadelphia is partnering with Franklin Square to bring you Griot Tale Saturdays! all summer long. A griot is an African oral historian that passes on their culture through the practice of storytelling. Perfect for families, this event will be outdoors and socially distant to keep all participants safe. FREE – Juneteenth Edition – Listen and learn through reenactor portrayals of US Colored Troops, many of the soldiers who delivered word of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation across Texas in 1865. Join us in exploring the connections between Freedom and Liberty, as we commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth. Details HERE 
  • Pride Month Celebration at Suburban Square with Solomon Thorne Saturday June 19th 2 PM – 5 PM at Suburban Square in Ardmore Performance with perform with a handful of musicians & singers. Details HERE
  • Father’s Day Fishing at Linvilla Orchards Sunday June 20th 8 AM – 7 PM Fathers fish free with paid child’s admission.  Fathers Day only – Sunday June 20th Details HERE 
  • Fathers Day Treat at Thornbury CSA Sunday June 20th 11 AM – 3 PM 1256 Thornbury Rd West Chester PA Spend some great time on the farm. Great music from Unabridged, Locust lane and On the Roll for drinks and great food. Details HERE
  • Charlie Needs a Cloak-Story Time at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation Sunday June 20th 12 PM – 2 PM “We will be reading from a children’s book, the children will then do a hands on activity, go on a behind the scenes farm tour and then you are welcome to picnic in our grove!” Preregistration required. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Meet and Greet With the Princesses at Sweet & Sassy Collegeville, PA Sunday June 20th 12:30 PM – 2 PM 250 Plaza Dr Collegeville, PA Share a magical day with the Princesses!!
    $30/ per child Included with the Princess Meet and Greet:
    Princess Up-dos, Just a polish on fingers, Princess coronation with tiara and Princess certificate to take home, snacks, and photo with the surprise Princesses!
    Must make reservation. Space is limited. Call or book online today Details HERE and HERE
  • Dancing Vines?? and lovely music! Sunday June 20th 2 PM – 5 PM at Suburban Square in Ardmore Lyndsey McCormick is an accomplished local Musician, storyteller & teacher. After 8 years of producing music for other artists, she is back to working on new content. Lyndsey and a pianist partner will perform a mix of upbeat genres. Details HERE
  • Sistah Soul Series 2021 Sunday June 20th 3 PM – 7 PM at Spruce Street Harbor Park 401 S Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA  Sistah Soul Series, a free live musical vibe each month featuring local independent vocal artists spanning diverse musical genres.
    Sistah Soul Series 2021 is a live musical installment, showcasing Black women vocalists in Greater Philadelphia, set to take place once a month from June through August 3PM – 7PM EST at Spruce Street Harbor Park. Hosted by Creative Cultural Producer/International Vocal Performer Shekhinah B. representing The Women’s Coalition for Empowerment, Inc. Spinning House music DJ Tee Alford (WURD-FM/ Funky People Radio , Ibiza 92.4FM
    Free | Live Music | Local Artists | Local Vendors | Outdoor Vibe
    Dates: 06.20(Rain date 06.27); 07.18 (Rain date 07.25); 08.22 (Rain 08.29)
    Musical genres include: R&B, Jazz, Soul, House, World, Funk-Fusion, and more.
    The event is open to the public targeting music enthusiasts, local performers, musicians, and tourists. Come out and support local independent artists.
    Local Vendors| Networking | High-Quality Live Entertainment | Outdoor Vibes Details HERE
  • Juneteenth with the Museum of the American Revolution June 17-21, 2021 101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The date commemorates the day in 1865 when the abolition of slavery reached the deepest parts of the former Confederacy in Texas. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Hedgegrow Theater presents Peter Pan June 19th & 20th NO TICKETS SOLD DAY OF ON SITE. Make sure to bring your favorite beach chair and blanket. In accordance with new CDC guidelines for vaccinated individuals, masks are now optional for outdoor performances. At this time, we continue to maintain social distance between parties and to limit audiences.  All Performances located at Hedgerow Farmhouse at 146 W. Rose Valley Road, Rose Valley, PA 19086. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Father’s Day Weekend Fan Fest at Sesame Place June 19th & 20th Celebrate Dad with a sports fan fest at Sesame Place! Father’s Day Fan Zone Festivities include special meet & greets, photo opportunities, games and more. Treat Dad to a special day and yourself to savings with special dining options, deals on merchandise and more! Plus, Dads get a FREE photo at the Dine with Elmo & Friends character buffet! (Extra fee and reservations required) Details and ticket info HERE
  • Betsy Ross House Flag Fest June 13th – 19th **Free admission for the first 100 guests each day. Details and more HERE
  • Summer Block Party at Peddler’s Village Saturdays & Sundays in June Every weekend through the month of June, you can enjoy live entertainment, plenty of delicious food and drink specials, family-friendly activities and more across all FIVE Village neighborhoods! Beat the summer heat and enjoy lunch or dinner in one of the many Village restaurants and eateries, cool off (and shop ‘til you drop!) in chic boutiques and specialty shops, and play arcade games or ride the antique carousel at Giggleberry Fair (great for all ages!). Peddler’s Village shops will be open until 8 p.m. on Saturday. Admission and parking are free. Event is rain or shine.
    Each weekend, Peddler’s Village will host talented musicians, entertainers, and fantastic food trucks, plus kids crafts, family-friendly activities, and more. On certain weekends, join us for carnival rides, ponies and a petting zoo, a charity dunk tank, bubble magician, axe throwing, and a cartoonist. Don’t miss June’s packed lineup of live entertainment and fun activities! Click below to start planning your weekend.” Details HERE and HERE
  • Zoo Revue at Elmwood Park Zoo Weekends throughout the Summer 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 HERE and 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 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
  • Pirates at Adventure Aquarium June 18th through July 9th 1 Riverside Drive
    Camden, NJ
    Guests will experience interactive shows, scavenger hunts, games, crafts, up-close animal talks and plenty of pirates. Details and ticket info 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
  • 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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    July 2 & July 3 in honor of July 4th…$10 tickets!!! where escape room meets pub crawl meets Quizo meets Karaoke!!! An hour and a half 1980’s whodunit walkabout with live actors on the streets of West Chester. Come out of the house, join your friends (groups of 7+…$70), and support local businesses. Tickets won’t last at this price! Register now at

    Limited availability…sign up now to save your reservation…48 hours to confirm!

    Happy 4th!

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