Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas Labor Day Weekend 9/3 – 9/5

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas Labor Day Weekend 9/3 – 9/5

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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

  • Main Line Today Restaurant Week 2021 August 23rd – September 5th The 14-day culinary celebration will bring together and showcase the talents of top chefs, restaurants and purveyors in Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties. Participating restaurants will offer special three-course prix fixe menus for lunch ($24.95, plus tax, beverage and gratuity) and dinner ($36.95, plus tax, beverage and gratuity). Restaurants can choose what works best for them, offering lunch, dinner or both—dine-in or takeout Details, list of participating restaurants, deal info and more HERE and HERE
  • Labor Day Weekend on the Philly Waterfront September 3rd – 6th Full list of events including Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Artists and Artisans, Food, Games, vendors, Music, Brazilian Day, Fireworks and more! Details and full schedule of events throughout the weekend HERE
  • Labor Day Weekend: Closing of Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today at the Museum of the American Revolution September 4 – 6 101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA “Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum for the closing weekend of our Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today summer exhibit, the final weekend of the True Colours Flag Project display, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend (available for in-Museum purchase only).” Details HERE
  • 78th Annual Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show & Country Fair September 4 – 6  1326 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore, PA Food, Entertainment, Midway, Horse Show, Pony Rides, Games, Vendors and more! Details HERE
  • 90’s Labor Day Festival at Chadds Ford Winery Saturday, September 4 from 12 PM – 7 PM, Sunday, September 5 from 12 PM – 6 PM, Monday, September 6 from 12 PM – 6 PM 632 Baltimore Pike Chadds Ford, PA Food trucks, music and more Details HERE
  • Labor Day Celebration at Sesame Place – September 4th & 5th and Fireworks September 5 at 8 PM Details, ticket info and more HERE
  • Circus Vasquez August 20th – September 6th at King of Prussia Mall Details and ticket info HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Crum Creek Park Friday September 3rd 11 AM – 11:30 AM Join Mr. Scott for a socially distant outdoor storytime!  We will read books, sing songs, and do some movement activities. Bring a blanket or chairs if you would like! Please follow CDC guidlines for masking.  In the event of bad weather or the threat of bad weather, storytime will be cancelled for the day. Please check your email the day of the storytime if things are looking iffy. Registration is per family/group, not individual. Little Crum Creek Park is located at the corner of Swarthmore Ave. and Cresson Ave.” Details HERE
  • Turtle Dance Music at Crum Creek Park Friday September 3rd 6 PM – 6:45 PM Join Mr. Matt for an inclusive, interactive music concert! A wonderful blend of education and entertainment. Please follow CDC masking guidelines. Crum Creek Park is located at the corner of Swarthmore Ave. and Cresson Ave. We will be on the Cresson Ave. side of the park. Details HERE
  • Bird Walk with Emily Dodge and Chuck Root Saturday, September 4th 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. No registration required. Details HERE
  • Nature Tots! Saturday, September 4th 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
  • 8th Annual Jam On The Grass Festival Saturday, September 4th 12 PM – 10 PM W Springfield Rd, Springfield, PA Bring your lawn chair and join us at the jawn on the lawn for festivities, art, music, and comedy!
    Three Fourteen- 7:30pm
    Muskrat Flats- 5:30pm
    Curtis Jr.- 4:00pm
    2 Non Bobs- 2:45pm
    Tyler Fantini- 1:30pm
    Zac Ciabattoni- 12:30pm
    Comedy by Josh Zahner Details HERE and HERE
  • Family Football Fest 2021 Saturday, September 4th 1 PM – 5 PM at Deptford Mall Deptford, NJ Location: Crunch Fitness Parking Lot Near Deptford Center Road *Rain or Shine
    Presenting Sponsors:
    1PM – 5PM:
    – Live Music & Entertainment
    – Food & Local Vendors
    – Retailers Displays
    – Eagles Gear & Memorabilia
    – Family Activities – Face Painting, Balloon – Sculpting, Strolling Magic & Crafts
    – Dance & Fitness Demos
    – Football Games, Bounce House & Slide
    – Fun Prizes & Giveaways
    Meet Philadelphia Eagles!
    Player Appearances*: 2PM – 3:30PM
    – Brandon Graham
    – Brian Westbrook
    – Jeremiah Trotter
    – Tarron Jackson
    *Tickets Needed to Meet Players & Autographs. Visit for tickets.
    Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence
    Visit the Prize Station & Donate $5 or more to Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence. All donors will receive a Deptford Mall “It’s Game Time” Sports Tote and a chance to win exciting prizes.
    – Full Size Replica Eagles Helmet Autographed by Players – $350 Value
    – Crunch Fitness Annual Membership – $300 Value
    – Tailgate Party Pack: Eagles 3-Piece Tailgate Table & Chairs, Tumbler Set, Soft Tote Cooler, Fleece Blanket & $100 Mission BBQ Gift Card – $275 Value
    – Wood NFL Eagles Cornhole Set – $100 Value
    – $100 TD Bank Visa Gift Card
    – $50 Macy’s Gift Card Details HERE
  • Rivers Casino Philadelphia Festival and Fireworks Saturday, September 4th. Party starts at 4PM. Fireworks start at 8:30PM Enjoy a FREE community event featuring live entertainment by Uptown Funk, the ultimate Bruno Mars tribute. Come out for food trucks, family fun, and awesome views of Philly’s fireworks.” Details HERE
  • Fireworks – Upland Boro  Sunday September 5th 8:30 PM – 9 PM at Bristol Lord Field On Sunday, 9/5/2021 – the Borough sponsored Fireworks will be held in Bristol Lord Field located at 6th & Main Streets beginning at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.). Borough roads surrounding the area will be closed beginning at 7:00 p.m. until the Fireworks are completed. Details HERE
  • Mindfulness Walk with Ranger Wingyi Sunday, September 5th 10 AM – 11 AM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Join Ranger Wingyi on a slow paced walk to connect with nature. Walk will meet under the pavilion near the Visitor Center and end with a guided breathing exercise. No registration needed. Details HERE
  • Peco Free First Sunday Family Day: Seasons Sunday, September 5th 10 AM – 5 PM at the Barnes Foundation 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA Details and schedule of events HERE
  • Philadelphia Phillies Appearances Sunday, September 5th 1 PM – 3 PM at Deptford Mall Deptford, NJ Meet Phillies at Sports Card Show! Overtime Promotions Presents
    Philadelphia Phillies Appearances!
    Meet Phillies:
    – Lenny Dykstra
    – Dave Hollins
    – Mickey Morandini
    – Kevin Stocker
    1PM – 3PM
    Dick’s Sporting Goods Court
    *Tickets Needed to Meet Players & Autographs. Visit to purchase tickets. Details HERE
  • PA Renaissance Faire August 21st – October 31st Details and ticket info HERE.
  • Dalton Farms U-Pick Sunflowers 660 Oak Grove Rd Swedesboro, NJ Tickets are currently posted through September 19th Details and ticket info HERE
  • Hellerick’s Family Farm Sunflower Festival through September 7th 5500 N. Easton Road, Doylestown, PA Reservations required. Details, event info and more HERE
  • Candytopia – Philadelphia now through Labor Day 901 Market Street #1150 Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Insta Philly Instagrammable Photo Experience  219 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info 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
  • 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
  • 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 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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