Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/25 – 6/27

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/25 – 6/27

**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

  • Bethel Fire Company Carnival June 22nd – 26th 6 PM – 10 PM 3737 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA Details HERE
  • Zoo Snooze at Elmwood Park Zoo Friday June 25th 5 PM – 9:30 AM 1661 Harding Blvd
    Norristown, PA
    Discover what happens at the zoo after the sun goes down at Elmwood Park Zoo’s “ZooSnooze” overnight campouts! ZooSnooze campouts are recommended for children ages 4 and up. Campout includes: Dinner and breakfast, Flashlight tour of the zoo, Campfire & activities, Educational show the next morning, Zoo admission the next day Details, registration and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Bird Walk at Newlin Grist Mill Saturday June 26th 8 AM Join for a 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
  • Draw a Dragonfly at the Big Boardwalk Bridge Saturday June 26th 10 AM John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Stop by the boardwalk bridge and learn how to draw a dragonfly! All supplies provided and no registration needed. Details HERE
  • Summer Quest Kick Off at Upper Darby Library Township/Sellers Library Saturday June 26th 11 AM – 1 PM Summer is here and we want to kick it off in a big way!!! Join us at Upper Darby Municipal Library for our Summer Quest Kick Off where kids can make a spin art t-shirt, create giant bubbles, play with SKOYZ toys (toys that are fun but also build skills), try corn hole, play with a parachute, sign up for BeanStack (summer reading), eat water ice and more! (T-shirts will be free for the first 30 children.  All activities will be outdoors, social distancing will be practiced, and everyone is required to wear masks.)” Details HERE
  • Behind the Scenes of the Declaration of Independence Saturday June 26th 11 AM – 5 PM at Fort Mifflin 6400 Hog Island Rd. Philadelphia, PA Get your Independence Week started in style and go behind the scenes of the American Revolution! Meet our Tavern Keeper and Colonial Brewmeister and listen to the tavern gossip circa 1776 when many details of the Declaration of Independence were discussed and debated in the local taverns.
    Learn the history and importance of taverns in Colonial society and politics. Add your voice to the discussion when you stop by the Cannonball Tavern where tavern beverages and light fare are available (fee applies.) If you prefer, BYO picnic to enjoy in the shaded, riverfront picnic area.
    Revolutionary revelry, musket and cannon demonstrations, guided tours, tavern games and living history activities. Look out for the British who may be trying to overhear the plans under consideration!” Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Broad + Market: A Festival Experience Powered by NRG Saturday June 26th 11 AM – 7 PM City Hall & Love Park City Hall Courtyard 1 S. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA “Enjoy entertainment and art on the Pennsylvania Lottery Groove Stage hosted by Radio One, participate in activities that will enrich your mental, emotional and physical wellness courtesy of Independence Blue Cross, and mingle with vendors, receive giveaways from Tastykake and more!” Details HERE
  • Make Your Own Ice Cream Outdoors Saturday June 26th 12 PM – 12:45 PM at Tinicum Memorial Public Library Back Lawn Join to make your very own ice cream outdoors! Please tell  exactly how many people in your group will be attending, so they are able to purchase the correct amount of supplies. Please bring your own blanket to sit on. You must follow their COVID-19 rules for this event. Blankets will be socially distanced and you must wear a mask for the majority of the event. Once your ice cream is made, you may leave to eat your ice cream, or take off your mask and eat at your own blanket. You MUST wear your mask whenever you leave your blanket. Please let them  know in advance of any food allergies and they will let you know if they are able to accommodate them. Registration required! Details and registration info HERE
  • Rock School Acoustic Show Saturday June 26th 12 PM at Tom & Jerry’s on MacDade The Let There Be Rock School Acoustic show has become one of our favorite events. It is where the students can sign up and do any song that they choose. There is no full band for these shows and they are very cool and intimate . The show will be at Tom & Jerry’s on Macdade and will start at 12 noon. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. The event is open to the public so get your invites out! This will be a mix of all ages of Rock School students. The restaurant and bar will be open. Details and event line up HERE
  • Science Saturday at Hagley Museum – What’s in Your Dirt?  Saturday June 26th 12 PM – 4 PM Discover the wonderful, worm-filled world of soil! Create your own mixture, plant a seed in it, and watch it grow!  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, feel free to join the fun at any time from 12 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. This week we’ll be joined by our friends from the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) who will be providing some extra fun! Dig into DMNH’s compost bin for a look at dirt’s most well-known resident—the worm! Learn about other dirt dwellers and meet some, too!” Details HERE
  • Celebrate Family Pride Day at the Franklin Institute Saturday June 26th – 12 PM – 4 PM From the science of sound to explosive demos, the Franklin Institute gets loud to celebrate diversity and inclusion with experiences that blur the lines of science and performance. Museum guests will experience an afternoon of LGBTQIA+ inspired performances where Franklin Institute science performers join forces with local drag queens for whimsical shows and dissections. Expressive coloring, roving demos, the science of bubbles and rainbows, photo ops, colorful lights, and themed music add to a community celebration designed to offer LGBTQIA+ people and allies an opportunity to experience visibility, solidarity, and joy.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Griot Tale Saturdays at Franklin Square in Philadelphia Saturday June 26th 1 PM – 2 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.
    June 26th  Storytelling by Keepers of the Culture Details HERE
  • Ridley Park Swim Club Cornhole Tournament Saturday June 26th 2 PM (rain date TBD)
    Pre- register using the link below
    2:00 pm start
    Registration opens at 12:30 pm
    $50/team (2 people/team)
    1st – 50% of the pot
    2nd – 25% of the pot
    3rd – $60
    Open to Non-members
    All tournament players will be able to enjoy the pool & their guests will receive discounted entry into the club for the day.
  • PECO Go 4th & Learn: Music Play Patrol Saturday June 26th 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM at City Hall Courtyard 1 S. Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA  Experience fun, FREE interactive activities demonstrating art and music with Music Play Patrol in the heart of Center City with a book giveaway from Books in Homes USA Details HERE
  • Chill Moody Experience Saturday June 26th 3 PM – 9 PM Penn’s Landing 101 N. Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA Chill Moody and Rotation Records connect again this year to present “The Chill Moody Music Stage”. An evening spotlighting some of Philly’s brightest rising stars curated by Philadelphia Music Ambassador, HipHop Artist/Entrepreneur Chill Moody. This event is proudly supported by Next Door Rentals and Margolis Edelstein. Details HERE
  • Lansdowne Pride Walk Saturday June 26th Highland Avenue Parking Lot, Lansdowne, PA Walk begins at 4:00 PM in the Highland Avenue Parking Lot (next to Fire Station) and ends at Lansdowne Landing for a Lansdowne Pride Month proclamation reading.
    NEW NOTE: Lansdowne Borough is hosting a DJ and refreshments in the Lansdowne Landing after the Pride Walk.  All are welcome to attend…Bring your favorite flag too!
    For more information, please email Details HERE
  • Midsommarfest Saturday June 26th 4 PM at the American Swedish Historical Museum1900 Pattison Avenue Philadelphia, PA Please join on Saturday June 26th at 4pm to raise the maypole, dance in celebration, and eat smörgåstårta! Admission to this fundraising event includes traditional folk music by the Last Chance Band, family activities, and full access to the Museum. There will be traditional food and gorgeous flower wreaths available for purchase. All Philadelphia COVID regulations will be followed. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and tickets will be sold at the gate. Tickets are $6 per adult and children 12 and under are free. Online registration will close on Friday June 25th. Tickets we will be available at the door on Saturday beginning at 4pm.” Details HERE
  • 2021 Arts in the Park: Soul & Jazz Pop Fusion with Danie Ocean Saturday June 26th 5 PM – 6:30 PM at the Glen Providence Park stage Main entrance, 550 W. State St., Media, PA Seating is on the lawn – bring your blanket or chair! Details HERE
  • Cinema in the Cemetery: The Philadelphia Story Saturday June 26th 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM (Rain Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 8:30 pm) at West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA Pack a picnic, gather some friends or a date, and enjoy an evening under the stars! As the sun sets over the historic tombs, the grainy joys of the film experience will be brought to life during the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries’ annual Cinema in the Cemetery series, for the first time at West Laurel Hill! Our first film will be The Philadelphia Story, presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Film Society. Details, pricing and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Bird Walk with Edie Parnum Sunday June 27th 8 AM – 10 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Take an educational walk with one of our knowledgeable volunteers! Discover the 300+ species of birds that use the Refuge during their migration routes – each week guarantee different species! 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. Registration Required! Please email Wingyi at with the number of people in your group and a contact phone number. Details HERE
  • Free Museum Day At Penn Museum Sunday June 27th 10 AM – 5 PM 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA “As part of Wawa Welcome America, the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology opens its doors to all on this free day. Use your smartphone and headphones to explore incredible artifacts through “Daily Dig” gallery audio stops. Plus, self-guided tools such as gallery games, scavenger hunts, and “I Spy” activities will keep families and small groups engaged. Reserve your spot with hourly timed ticket slots; use promo code WAWA21 to receive a full discount.” Details HERE
  • Bird & Dragonfly Walk with Cliff and Nancy Hence (meet at Rt. 420) Sunday June 27th 9 AM – 11 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum (Meet at 420) Come discover the dragonflies and birds of the Refuge! Walk will meet at parking lot of the Rt. 420 entrance and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. No registration required. Details HERE
  • What Lives in The Pond? Sunday June 27th 10 AM – 11 AM As you stand on the deck of Tyler’s pond and take a look around, you are likely to see frogs, turtles and maybe even fish, along with the tiny aquatic plant called duckweed. Look closer and you may see water striders or spiders on the water, patiently waiting for a meal. Join Tyler volunteer Sue Fredrick as she takes water samples and leads you on a tour of the pond and other wet areas around Tyler. We will learn about many of the animals and plants that call Tyler home. Pre-registration required. Please check in at the Visitor Center patio window and walk down to the pond to meet the group. Members: FREE; Non-members: $15 adults; $9 (children ages 8-12) Non-member fee includes admission for the day! Fee is for each adult and each child. Children must be accompanied by an adult.” Details HERE
  • Royal Tea Party at Linwood Park! Sunday June 27th 10 AM – 11:30 AM at Linwood park in Ardmore hosted by Lulu’s Casita and Friends of Linwood Park “Join Lulus Casita & friends of Linwood park for a royal tea party and meet Elsa, Moana & Snow White. Craft, dancing, and mucho fun! Please bring your own blankets. They will provide snacks and lemonade for the tea party. Suggested donation: $25 per child & $5 per adult Portion of the proceeds will benefit Linwood Park To sign up please email” Details HERE
  • Liberty Flea Market at Cherry Street Pier in Philadelphia Sunday June 27th 11 AM – 5 PM  Enjoy a collection of top-of-the-line vendors from the Philadelphia area. Details HERE
  • Upper Darby’s First Pride Festival Sunday June 27th 12 PM – 6 PM at Upper Darby High School 601 N Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill, PA “In support of the LGBTQ community, we want to bring the celebration of Pride to Delco!! There will be a variety of activities to be involved in for all ages. We will also have kid-friendly activities, as well as vendors, food, music, a DJ, dancing, face painting, nail painting, drag, and other fun activities to be announced!” Details and list of Vendors/Performers HERE and HERE
  • Free Performances at Suburban Square in Ardmore Saturday June 26th & Sunday June 27th Mad Beatz at Suburban Square June 26th 2 PM – 5 PM. Mad Beatz is a drum group from a Philadelphia High School. Chosen Dance Company Performs Saturday June 26th 2 PM – 5 PM. Silly Joe Performs Sunday June 27th 12 PM – 3 PM The kiddos will love Silly Joe with his guitar, a wig, a kazoo, boxer shorts and a lot of silly movements! Details HERE
  • What a Sweet Weekend at Chaddsford Winery Saturday June 26th & Sunday June 27th “We’re shining a spotlight on the sweet side of our wine portfolio to show just how refreshing, yummy, and versatile they can be. For one weekend only, treat yourself to specials on these fan-favorite wines: Sunset Blush, Sangria and Niagara. Plus, kick back with a specialty Piña Colada Wine Slushie, food truck fare and live music. Admission is free, but the event is subject to capacity restrictions to ensure social distancing.” Details HERE and HERE
  • Rose Tree Park Summer Festival June 26 – August 22 1671 N. Providence Road
    Media, PA Showtime is 7:30 PM (except on July 2nd & 29th -10 AM – both Children’s shows)
    Details and list of Concerts/Entertainers HERE and HERE and 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 at Linvilla Orchards Pick-Your-Own is open Monday-Friday from 8AM – 4PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 8AM – 5PM.Weather and Crop Permitting. Details, pricing 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
  • 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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