Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 9/10 – 9/12

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 9/10 – 9/12

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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

  • Tomorrow morning, Friday, Sept 10th, Dunkin’ in Woodlyn PA will host a pep rally to get fans fueled up and ready for Sunday’s kickoff! The Woodlyn Dunkin’ located at 1300 MacDade Blvd. will offer guests a FREE Medium Hot or Iced Coffee* from 8 – 10 AM as part of the event. The celebration will also include raffle giveaways, special appearances from the Eagles mascot SWOOP and Eagles Cheerleaders, Dunkin’ and Eagles co-branded car stenciling for guests, Dunkin’s prize wheel, music, and more.
    ***Limit one per guest. Excludes Cold Brew and Nitro Cold Brew. Dairy alternatives, espresso shots, popping bubbles and flavors may be an additional charge Offer valid at only this location and during the event.***
  • Philadelphia Honey Festival September 10th – 12th September 10:  Glen Foerd on the Delaware, September 11:  Wyck Historic House, Garden & Farm, September 12:  Bartram’s Garden Festivities include community-based vendors, food trucks, and games, costume-making, science & music for children and more! Details and schedules of events HERE
  • 14th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival September 10th – 12th at Willowdale Steeplechase Grounds 101 E Street Rd, Kennett Square, PA From the website: “The Chester County Balloon Festival is a non-profit organization with portions of the proceeds going to the Chester County Hero Fund and other local youth community groups. The expanded 3-day schedule highlights over 20+ hot air balloons taking flight twice per day, balloon glow featuring Special Shaped Balloon Rodeo, untethered and tethered balloon rides, and a walk-thru balloon. In addition the 3 day event includes a beer garden, monster truck and heli rides, live music performed by local bands, great Chester County foods, local made crafts, shops, kid zone and more.” Details, times, event schedules, ticket info and more HERE
  • For those with College Students: #CampusPhilly’s CollegeFest is Sept. 11-12 college students in Philly can experience FREE museums, events, and activities, plus FREE transportation via SEPTA Philly with their CollegeFest ticket! See the full lineup HERE
  • 36th Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival September 11th 9 AM – 7 PM  & September 12th 10 AM – 5 PM  600 South Broad Street, Kennett Square PA Details and event info HERE
  • Delaware Children’s Museum’s “$5 After 5pm”  featuring special extended hours until 8pm, unique programming, and discounted pricing for guests visiting after 5pm. Thursdays and Fridays will never be the same! Museum hours on Thursdays and Fridays will be 10am – 8pm, with admission starting at just $5 per person after 5pm (DCM Members are free). Details HERE
  • Broomall Fire Company 2021 Fall Carnival Friday September 10th – Sunday September 12th
    The Broomall Fire Company will be hosting its annual carnival in the Fall. The Carnival helps support the 100% volunteer fire organization.
    Friday, Sept 10th thru Sunday, Sept 12th
    Fridays – 6pm to 11pm
    Saturdays – 3pm to 11pm
    Sundays – 1pm to 6pm
    Nothing Bundt Cakes
    Double Edge Axe Throwing
    Stacy Face Painting Details HERE
  • Fall Family Storytime Friday September 10th 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM at Rachel Kohl Community Library This storytime will be outside, weather permitting, please bring blankets or chairs if you can and spread out to socially distance. Details HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Crum Creek Park Friday September 10th 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
  • Pop-up Archery Friday September 10th 4 PM – 6 PM at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Stop by our FREE Pop-up Archery Range! Take your first shot at archery and learn a quick overview of the skills required to hit a bullseye. With safety as our priority, our USA Archery certified instructors will help you with the basics of archery. Families are welcome with kids age 8 and up. No registration or equipment required! Details HERE
  • Rutledge Community Wide Yard Sale Saturday, September 11th beginning at 8 AM Details HERE
  • Ridley Park Library Shredding Event Saturday, September 11th 9 AM – 12 PM 107 E Ward Ave Ridley Park, PA Bring your shredding materials to the shred event hosted by Ridley Park Library. Box limits may apply. Details HERE
  • Pizza vs. Tacos: Stories and Crafts Saturday, September 11th 10 AM – 10:45 AM at Media-Upper Providence Free Library “We will read two of Adam Rubin’s amazing books, Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Party, and then make crafts to go along with them on our covered porch. Best for ages 3 and up. ” Details HERE
  • Ridley Park’s 2021 Victorian Town Fair Saturday, September 11th 10 AM – 4 PM at Ridley Park Lake W Ridley Ave Ridley Park, PA There will be food, vendors, games and much more for the whole family. Details HERE
  • 2nd Annual Car Show at Arasapha Farms Saturday, September 11th 10 AM – 4 PM 1835 Middletown Rd. Glen Mills, PA Join us for great food, great people, and a fabulous car show! 30 Vendors coming! Saloon 151 Food Truck and Brother Pizza Food Truck and so much more!
    Registration is at the gate!
    Details HERE
  • CFHS September 11th Battle at Chadds Ford Saturday, September 11th 10 AM – 5 PM at The Chadds Ford Historical Society Barn Visitors Center 1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA
    The CFHS is excited to announce that on Saturday, September 11, 2021 we will be hosting a battle reenactment. Join us for a historical journey back to September 11th 1777 when the British army engaged Washington’s troops at Chads’ Ford.  Two timed skirmishes and a firing demo will take place throughout the day.  Additionally, reenactors, camp followers, demonstrators and other historians will be on site for all to engage with.  Live music, food, and beverages will be available. Admission is available at the gate on the day of the event (no pre-sale tickets are available): $10 for adults 18 and older, $5 for children 7 – 17, FREE for ages 6 years & under and CFHS members (please show your membership card) Details HERE
  • Wash Day at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation Saturday, September 11th 11 AM 3900 North Sandy Flash Dr Newtown Square, PA Come and join us on the farm as we learn what it takes to keep the house and its occupants healthy and clean! We will be making lye from wood ash, boiling soap, laundering clothes, making brooms and stuffing beds among other things. Tickets may be purchased on site” Details HERE
  • Haverford First Fest Music Festival Saturday, September 11th 11 AM – 7 PM 50 E Eagle Rd, Havertown, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Chair Yoga Saturday, September 11th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMThis class will be held in person, in the library meeting room. Unlike traditional yoga, which requires you to bring a mat and get down on the floor, chair yoga allows you to get fit where you sit! You may register for one or more classes, but registration is required! This is a great class for almost everyone. You will learn yoga poses adapted to the chair. The class also includes breathing, stretching, and light exercise done in the chair.  Class ends with a brief relaxation. Bring movement into the body, stay healthy, and have fun! The classes will be taught by Donna Shumaker, a registered yoga teacher who received her teacher training and Integrative Yoga Therapy training from YAMA studio in Baltimore, MD.” Details HERE
  • America Let’s Roll Saturday, September 11th 12 PM – 7 PM at Governor Printz State Park 200 W Essington St Essington, PA (Raindate Sunday Sept 12th) “Join us as we rock out for this awesome benefit/memorial show. All proceeds go to Philly PD, FD and the USO. It’s a great cause! We go on at 1pm! Please see the attached poster for more information!” $10 per adult, FREE for children under 12.  There will also be a car show on site as well. Details HERE and HERE
  • Plant Walk with Dick Cloud Saturday, September 11th 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. No registration required. Details HERE
  • FREE Family Fun Festival Saturday, September 11th 1 PM – 4 PM at Grace Church 723 S Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA 4th Annual community event will have fun for the whole family and everything is free! Yes, all the food, games, crafts… it’s all free and there’s no catch. We just want to be a blessing to our community, especially after such a tough year and a half. In the case of inclement weather, check for details.
    – Moon Bounce
    – Carnival styled games
    – Obstacle Course
    – Food/snacks/drinks
    – Barrel Train Rides
    – Crafts
    – Live Music
    – Live Artwork Performances
    – Puppets
    – Prizes

    – Free Books Details HERE

  • Poké Pier Event at Cherry Street Pier in Philadelphia Saturday, September 11 2 PM – 8 PM Enjoy a day on the Philly Waterfront celebrating all things Pokémon. Enjoy art, vendors, music, cosplay, music, food, and more for all ages. The event is free and open to the public. The Pier is open rain or shine. Details HERE
  • Free Concert in the Park at Clem Macrone Park in Bryn Mawr, PA Saturday, September 11th 4 PM – 6 PM (field opens at 3 PM) Details, performer line up and free ticket info HERE
  • 2021 Arts in the Park at Glen Providence Park – African Folkloric Performance Art with Malidelphia  Saturday, September 11th 5 PM – 6:30 PM (Sunday rain date) at 550 W. State St., Media, PA Details HERE
  • Queen of Prussia 5K/10K presented by Main Line Health/ Town Center, KOP, PA Sat September 11 – Sun September 12 The first annual Kids Fun Run presented by Nemours Children’s Health is being held on September 11th at 8:00am. There is a 25 yard dash, 50 yard dash, and 1 mile run. All participants will receive a tee shirt and a finishers medal, plus post race food and festivities. Details, event info and registration info HERE
  • Royal Tea Party at Linwood Park Sunday September 12th 10 AM – 11:30 AM Reservations required.  Details and reservation info HERE
  • Sunday Farmers Market Sunday September 12th 11 AM – 3 PM at GreenHorn Gardens 2401 School Ln, Drexel Hill, PA Sunday Farmers Markets at the Greenhouse Are Back! Join these great vendors and artists while enjoying the beauty of the fall season
    This week at The Flower Bar you can build your own Flower Crown with your bouquet! Kids pricing available. Fall flowers, decor and more! Free games and activities! Details HERE
  • Story Time-Tops and Bottoms Sunday September 12th 12 PM – 2 PM at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation 3900 North Sandy Flash Dr Newtown Square, PA Bear has lots of money and lots of land and he’s lazy. Hare has nothing but a hungry family and he’s smart. Hare is sure there’s a way to share Bear’s wealth, so he and Mrs. Hare cook up a plan. Then Hare hops on down the road to Bear’s place and proposes that Bear donate land. Hare handles labor, and they split the crop in half. All Bear has to do is choose the half he wants tops or bottoms. Sleepy Bear takes tops but finds once the harvest is in that he’s been tricked by clever Hare! Story Time is from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Following Story Time activities will include harvesting vegetables from the garden, corn husk dolls and candle making.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • PECO Family Jams: Hardboard Painting at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Sunday September 12th 12 PM – 4 PM “The current art exhibition at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Hecho en México/ Made in Mexico, highlights the work of Mexican folk artists with whom PMG creator Isaiah Zagar has been collaborating for many years. This Sunday’s program is inspired by the Lorenzo family, three generations of artists from Guerrero, Mexico who create paintings on Masonite hardboard using bold lines and colors in playful depictions of everything from saints and village landscapes to luchadores and jaguar dancers. Visitors will receive hardboard, paint, transfer paper, and a selection of simple patterns to get you started.” Details HERE
  • 15th Annual NarBark Dog Parade and Narberth Music and Arts Festival Sunday September 12th 12:30 PM Details HERE
  • Pumpkinland and Farm Market at Linvilla Orchards September 11 – September 23 Harvest Hayrides, Straw Bale Maze, Train, Corn Maze, Pony Rides, Apple Blasters, Hayrides to the Witches House at Night, Evening Autumn Moon Hayrides and more! Details HERE 
  • Scarecrows in the Village at Peddler’s Village September 6th – October 30th 2400 Street Road
    New Hope, PA 
    Enjoy fun fall activities, including our annual Scarecrow-Making Workshops (reserve your spot online) and pumpkin painting, live entertainment every weekend, and delicious fall-inspired specials at Village restaurants. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite Scarecrows! Details HERE
  • Dalton Farms U-Pick Sunflowers 660 Oak Grove Rd Swedesboro, NJ Tickets are currently posted through September 19th Details and ticket info HERE
  • PA Renaissance Faire August 21st – October 31st Details and ticket info HERE.
  • Candytopia – Philadelphia 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
  • 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
  • Spruce Street Harbor Park 121 N. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA through September 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 HERESky 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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