Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 11/05 – 11/07

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 11/05 – 11/07

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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

  • Catholic Community Choir Presents Disney’s Moana Jr. Thursday Nov 4th – Saturday Nov 6th  at Cardinal O’Hara High School Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE
  • Oaks Holiday Art and Craft Festival Friday November 5th – Sunday November 7th at 100 Station Ave, Oaks, PA Browse and purchase fine arts and crafts from hundreds of local and national artists and crafters. Adult Admission –  $10 at the door, good for all 3 days. Children under 12 – free. Details, times and ticket 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 HER
  • Fall Family Storytime Friday November 5th 10 AM at Ridley Township Public Library for ages 0-5 years. In-person program. Bring a blanket and join us for stories and music.  Classes will be held either outdoors in the courtyard or in the large meeting room.  Registration for this program will open one weeks prior to event.  When held indoors, masks are required for ages 2+.  Details HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Veterans Memorial Park Friday November 5th10:30 AM – 11:00 AM hosted by Marple Public Library at Veterans Memorial Park 354 Lawrence Road Broomall, PA Join us every Friday in September, October & November for outdoor storytime in the gazebo at Veterans Memorial Park on Lawrence Road! Stories, songs, rhymes, wiggles, and fun! Recommended for kids ages 5 and under but all are welcome! No registration required. Social distancing in effect. Masks highly recommended for all. Feel free to bring a blanket or towel to sit on. Details HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Crum Creek Park Friday November 5th 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
  • Food Truck Friday Event by South Media Fire Company Friday November 5th 5 PM – 8 PM at 535 Washington Ave, Media, PA Great lineup! FARMSTEAD FOOD TRUCK AUNTIE ANNES PRETZELS BUBBAS BBQ OWLS WATER ICE Stop by for some dinner- meet old friends and make new ones! Kids tours of fire trucks! Adults can tour too! Come support your local volunteers! 100% volunteer, 100% of the time Details HERE
  • Delco Cruisers 14th Annual Salute the Troops Car Show at Rose Tree Park Saturday November 6th 10 AM Rose Tree Park, $20 Donation for show vehicles, Proceeds from show will go to military support organizations. Food, music and vendors will be onsite. Rain Date- November 7, 2021″ Details HERE
  • Norwood United Methodist Church Craft Fair Saturday November 6th 10 AM Details HERE
  • Middletown Free Library Grand Opening Celebration! Saturday November 6th 10 AM – 5 PM at Middletown Free Library Library Courtyard, Main Lobby A fun filled day of family activities that includes: FOOD TRUCKS: Bubba’s BBQ and Gotta Lotta Gelata selling their delicious food and gelato, as well as boozy pops for those adults over the age of 21, Bounce House Castle, Library Scavener Hunt, Makin’ Music performer Jen Stewart @ 10:30am, Music Play Patrol bucket drums @ 11:30am, Brandywine Travel Zoo booth 1-3pm, DIY Bubble Wands for giant bubbles, LEGO building, Arts & Crafts table/station, Makery Crafts, Zentangle and so much more!! Details HERE
  • 11th Annual Pumpkin Madness Festival at Cherry Crest Farm Saturday November 6th 12 PM – 5 PM 150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA “How many ways can you destroy a pumpkin?? We’re on a quest to find out! Bring your leftover Halloween pumpkins or use some of ours to smash, throw, bowl, drop and carve till your hearts content! Our 11th annual Pumpkin Madness Festival will include fun activities like the Pumpkin Smash, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Putt-Putt, Pumpkin Chucking, and a HUGE pumpkin drop right at 5 o’clock! Enjoy wine from Britain Hill Winery and brews from Raney Cellars Brewing Co. The excitement continues after dark with a glow in the dark pumpkin drop at 7pm and Fireworks at 8:30pm.” Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Taste of Greece – Fall Festival November 6th & 7th at 229 Powell Ln, Upper Darby, PA Details HERE and HERE
  • Apple Weekend at Peddler’s Village November 6th & 7th 10 AM – 6 PM (rain or shine) A weekend of fall fun, from live entertainment and family activities to local apples, food vendors, and more! Details HERE 
  • PECO FREE First Sunday Family Day at The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia Sunday November 7th 10 AM – 5 PM “Discover the meaning of wings in art and let your imagination take flight. Find birds (and fantastical winged creatures!) in our galleries and learn more with our fun family activities. Plus, see our special exhibition Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebelin the Roberts Gallery.” Details, preregistration info and schedule HERE
  • Swarthmore Makers Market Sunday, November 7th 11 AM – 3 PM Open Air Market with over 70 local artists in front of The Inn at Swarthmore Park Ave & South Chester Rd, Swarthmore PA.  Details HERE
  • Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade & Festival Sunday November 7th 12 PM  “The Veterans Festival takes place during the parade on Market Street between 3rd and 5th Streets and continues until 4 PM. The Veterans Festival is a fun and family-friendly atmosphere where veterans and family members can gain access to resources ranging from job recruitment to healthcare benefits and service providers, to educational opportunities, financial assistance and workshops. The Festival also includes numerous Food Trucks and activities for all to enjoy!” Details, parade route and schedule HERE
  • Kozier’s Christmas Village November 6th – January 1st 782 Christmas Village Rd. Bernville, PA “Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with more than one million Christmas lights adorning buildings, gift barns, and landscape. A reflective lake adds to the stunning beauty of this magical place.” Details, reservation and ticket info and more HERE
  • The Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia Operates seasonally, November 5, 2021-February 27, 2022 Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. “Relax and warm up during a visit to the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin, beautifully decorated with elements reminiscent of a rustic ski chalet. The space is adorned in winter-inspired foliage and dangling lights, perfect for photo-ops. Adults 21 and older can toast to good cheer with refreshing cocktails made with Maker’s Mark Bourbon and Haku Japanese Vodka. Favorites like Stella Artois and Michelob Ultra will also be offered. Head outside to the PNC Terrace to enjoy toasty fire pits at no charge. Alcohol is served starting at 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. on the weekends for adults 21 and over. “ Details HERE and HERE
  • Universal Soul Circus Opens October 28, 2021 at Fairmount Park at 52nd & Parkside Ave ​5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Hamilton October 20th – November 28th at The Academy of Music in Philadelphia 240 S Broad St. Philadelphia, PA Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE
  • The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow Strasburg Rail Road Select dates and times October 14th – Nov 6th Discover the true Legacy of Sleepy Hollow, only at the Strasburg Rail Road. The greatest ghost story ever told did not tell us the whole story. Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family. Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Pumpkinland and Farm Market at Linvilla Orchards September 11 – November 7th 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
  • Diggerfest – Fall Festival at Diggerland Sept. 25 to Nov. 7 at 100 Pinedge Ct, West Berlin, NJ Enjoy live music, specialty food, hay rides and plenty of fun and games. NEW THIS YEAR: Car extraction thanks to the Medford Fire Department for Fire Prevention Week, petting zoo thanks to Farm Friends LLC, Circus Stella two-day performance and returning Hell On Wheels BMX stunt show. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary Open select nights, Sept. 24 through Nov. 13 at 2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA  Halloween Nights consists of 15 attractions:…and more surprises in store!
    • 2 haunted houses (scary!)
    • 3 immersive walk-through experiences (not scary)
    • 3 live, interactive performances
    • 4 themed bars and lounges
    • 3 opportunities to explore the penitentiary’s cellblocks, history, and relevance today (including NEW, exclusive narration by actor Steve Buscemi!) Details and ticket info HERE
  • The Stories We Wear at the Penn Museum on view: September 25, 2021–June 12, 2022 at 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA “Showcasing 2,500 years of style and adornment through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear reveals how clothing and accessories offer powerful expressions of identity—examining the purpose and meaning behind what we wear. Discover a spectacular array of attire, jewelry, uniforms, regalia, and tattoos. Explore common threads woven throughout stories that transcend language, culture, and time.” 
    Details 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
  • 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 Edgemont 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
  • 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
  • Adventure Aquarium Camden NJ – Advance tickets required 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: The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit October 8, 2021 through January 16, 2022 “Visitors of all ages are invited to come along with Dorothy and Toto on a multi-sensory exploration of the Land of Oz.” Details, ticket info  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

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