Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/4 – 6/6

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas this Weekend 6/4 – 6/6

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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 June 4th 1 PM – 4 PM 1661 Harding Blvd Norristown,PA “We are excited to encourage a deeper appreciation for all animals by inviting owners to bring their dogs to visit the zoo on select days.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Farmers Market Story Time Friday June 4th 4 PM at Newtown Square’s Farmer’s Market 3625 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square, PA For all ages! Join Miss Angela from Newtown Public Library, or Miss Elena from Marple Public Library for some stories and songs at Newtown Square’s Farmer’s Market! Stay and shop their many local vendors! Every Friday in June. Find us behind St. Alban’s Church. Please register so we know how many to expect and can practice social distancing. Details HERE and HERE
  • Notre Dame Food Truck Fest Friday June 4th 5 PM – 10 PM 990 Fairview Rd. Swarthmore, PA
    Food Trucks! Beer Garden! Kids Arden! Live Music! Cornhole! Kids activities! Vendors include: Hunts Annex Beer Garden, , Philly’s Finest Samboni’s, Munchie Machine, Hunt’s Wing Hut, Plum Pit, The Little Sicilian, Milk and Sugar, Mister Softee, Primitive Shirts (Delco Swag), 2 Sets of LIVE MUSIC from Mikeal Anthony, Domestic and craft beers available for purchase from Hunt’s Annex Lounge, No ATM available on site. Some trucks may only accept cash. Others may accept cash and credit card. The school will only accept cash for the Beer Garden and 50/50. Beer Garden (IDs will be checked before alcohol purchase), No Outside Alcohol. The event will be monitored by the Ridley Township Police Department. PARKING will be available in the grassy area at the corner of Fairview and Michigan Avenue near the Grotto. NO VEHICLES PERMITTED IN THE BACK PARKING LOT! Details 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
  • Linvilla Orchards Strawberry Festival Saturday June 5th 137 W Knowlton Rd, Media, PA Pick your own strawberries will be open beginning at 8 AM (Advance tickets required), Delaware County’s largest Strawberry Shortcake will be presented at 11 AM, entertainment host will be Silly Joe!  Joining Silly Joe will be musical guests The McChords duo and another local favorite band Beg, Borrow and Steel!  To round off the entertainment, they will have One Man Sideshow – David Darwin with his interactive vaudeville show! Details, tickets and schedule HERE
  • Bird & Butterfly Walk with Cliff and Nancy Hence Saturday June 5th 9 AM – 11 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Come discover the butterflies and birds of the Refuge! Walk will meet by visitor center and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. No registration required. Details HERE
  • Willistown Morning Barn Tour Saturday June 5th 9 AM – 1 PMJoin in celebrating the conserved lands of Willistown and tour five beautiful barns and farms of the Willistown countryside. For 9 years the Trust has hosted its sold-out Barns & BBQ event. This year the tour is expanding to include a Barn Tour Only morning tour time at a budget-friendly price! You’ll get to experience some of the most picturesque farms that have been protected forever.
    Your tour will begin at Rushton Conservation Center (915 Delchester Road, Newtown Square), where you will receive your map with instructions. The tour is open from 9am to 1pm, and will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete, so you are free to choose a start time convenient to you!” Details HERE
  • Nature Tots! Saturday June 5th 10 AM – 11 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Nature Tots are back at the refuge! Children ages 3-5 and an adult are invited to explore nature with a refuge ranger! Participants will enjoy story-times, crafts, hikes, and more! Registration is required. Please pre-register for Nature Tots, by sending a quick email to, so that we know to expect you. Like all refuge activities, this event is FREE! Details HERE
  • Naturally Awesome Days: Shells and Shores at The Academy of Natural Sciences Saturday June 5th 10 AM – 5 PM 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA Explore the shores and shells you find in the museum, and learn what unique adaptations water creatures have that help them to survive in their habitat. Take home a craft kit to create your own shelled creature as you have a shell-ebration with your whole family. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Tails and Tales Outdoor Kickoff at Tinicum Library Saturday June 5th 1 PM – 3 PM 620 Seneca Street Essington, PA “We are so excited to kickoff this year’s Summer Quest with an outdoor event for all ages! With balloon animals, music, games, a photo booth and more, it’s sure to be a great time! Don’t worry- we didn’t forget about your furry friends. Dogs will be welcome at this event, and you can even get your picture taken with your pooch! NOTE: Masks will be required and enforced at this event. Hand sanitizer will be available at multiple stations. Registration required.” Details HERE
  • Photographing Nature Sunday June 6th 10 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA “Have you just discovered the beauty of the refuge and want to capture that to show to others? Want to learn more about the refuge at the same time and prep for a summer of exploration? With 100s of species of plants and animals, the refuge provides an array of stunning opportunities from wide landscapes to macro level floral photography. We’ll start under the pavillion with a short overview of the history of the refuge and how its configured. Then we will venture out along one of the main trails for approximately a 1 mile flat, relaxed pace walk around the boardwalk loop, stopping at a few different observation points along the way.
    No specific camera is required for this walk, anything from cell phone to point and shoots up to a full DSLR package is fine! (And, just FYI we have specific longer walks for cell phone and full camera photography coming up in future months!).
    We’ll return to the pavilion for a Q+A Session
    Total time – about 2 hours – all applicable social distance and safety measures will be followed.
    To Bring: Camera, Small water bottle – Sunscreen and Bug spray recommended” Details HERE
  • Yoga with Cats at the Cat Nook Cafe Sunday June 6th 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM 18 W Winona Ave, Norwood, PA Class will be at the café! 5 spots! $10 per spot. Can’t get to the café?
    No worries $5 for Zoom This is an All Levels, all ages Yoga Class
    100% of the proceeds go back directly to the care of the café cats.
    Join Lee-Ann Barber from Two Hearts Dance & Yoga , and her two cats Rue and Luna, for an all-levels vinyasa yoga flow that will encourage community, enlighten harmony with mind and body, and create an energizing and fun atmosphere for both humans and felines of all kind.
    In your home space, be sure to set up a yoga mat and grab a refreshing beverage to hydrate during the class. It is recommended to have Yoga Blocks as well but is not required. Don’t forget to invite your pets to practice with you! Before the class begins, an email will be sent to you to join the zoom meeting. So please buy your ticket in advance.  Details and registration info HERE
  • Brown Brainy Brilliant Book Festival Sunday June 6th 12 PM – 3:30 PM at Bartram’s Garden Eastwick Pavilion 5400 Lindbergh Blvd Philadelphia, PA Free entry! Register for your preferred entry time. Fun for all ages. Details, schedule of events, registration and more HERE
  • Dino Stroll Saturday June 5th & Sunday June 6th 10 AM – 5 PM at Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA “During this Dinosaur adventure, guests get up close and personal with almost 75 life-like creatures, reptiles and life-size dinosaurs, with some standing over 25 feet tall and spanning over 60 feet long, including T-Rex, Velociraptors and Stegosaurus, just to name a few. Dino Stroll will be the most realistic tour back into history with animatronic dinosaurs that are created with moving heads, necks, tails, wings, eyes blinking, mouths that open and close, breathing movements, synchronized sounds, spraying water and many more exquisite details that bring them to life. Guests will become paleontologists and be able study skeletons, fossils and dinosaur eggs, even while climbing inside of them for photo opportunities. There will be entertainment by the Dino Band, various roaming characters to encounter during the stroll, and more!”  Details & ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Pride Month Storytime Saturday June 5th 10:30 AM at Haverford High School 200 Mill Rd., Havertown, PA Location: Haverford High School Field (Behind the visitor’s side of the stadium)The Library and Haverford High School’s “No Place for Hate” student group is proud to host this event that features stories and crafts for children ages 4 – 8. All CDC recommendations for outdoor public events will be followed. Bring a blanket to sit on! Details HERE
  • Abby’s Magic Weekend at Sesame Place Saturday & Sunday June 5th & 6th Details, ticket info, times and schedule 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
  • 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
  • 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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