Thursday, May 24, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for May 25th, 26th and 27th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend May 25th, 26th and 27th


1.  Clifton Heights Boys Club and PAL Carnival (Friday and Saturday)

2.  The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (all weekend)

3. Watch Paddington 2 during Drive-In Movie Day at Middletown Free Library (registration required)


4. Head to Michaels to make Flamingo Crafts or Celebration Slime

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5. Build your own Terrarium or Fairy Garden at Linvilla Orchards (registration required)

6  "An Elephant and Piggie Biggie!" storytime  at Barnes and Noble Broomall


9.  Go fishing during Free Fishing Day

10. Head to the Delaware River Water Front to see the Tall Ships  
(all weekend)

* Check out our calendar for more ideas 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Devon Horse Show

The Devon Horse Show runs from May 24th - June 3rd.  This year they are offering family and children's days, which makes it a perfect time to visit.
  • Family Day: Thursday, May 24Specials on Food, Fun, and Souvenirs.
  • Family Day: Tuesday, May 29. Specials on Food, Fun, and Souvenirs. Includes the afternoon guided back-barn tours. 
  • Children's Day: Sunday, June 3Festivities are from 11-2 (music, face painting, hat decorating, children’s caricatures, etc.)

Check out more great events on the  Devon Horse Show website

For more information:

Location: Lancaster Pike and Dorset Rd Devon, PA 19333

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tall Ships Sail to the Delaware River Waterfront Memorial Day Weekend

Penn’s Landing will be transformed into a Tall Ships Waterfront Festival where guests can get up-close views of the ships, enjoy interactive programming, family-friendly experiences, and food and beverage offerings. Festival tickets include same-day admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. The festival opens at 11 am and ends at 7 pm and is handicap accessible.


Parade of Sail
Thursday, May 24, 3 – 5 p.m. (time subject to change)

The Parade of Sail is a stunning display of maritime pageantry as the tall ships sail into Philadelphia’s waterfront along the Delaware River. The Parade kicks off at (approximately) 3 p.m. as the ships approach Penn’s Landing, each providing their own unique version of showmanship before docking. No tickets required, the Parade of Sail is free and open to the public.

Delaware River Waterfront Fireworks
Saturday, May 26, 9:00 p.m.

To kick off the summer season, a spectacular fireworks show will illuminate the Delaware River. No tickets required, the fireworks display is free and open to the public.

Activities at Independence Seaport Museum
May 25 – 28, 11 – 5 p.m.

Beat the heat and head indoors for educational and entertaining activities at the Independence Seaport Museum. 

Movie Screenings
May 25 – 28, 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Enjoy maritime-themed movie magic as the Independence Seaport Museum holds daily screenings of “Finding Nemo” at 1 p.m. and “Pirates of the Carribean” at 4 p.m.

Ship Tours 
May 25 – May 28
Price: adults, $10; seniors and military, $8; children ages 12 – 3, $7; children 2 and under, free

Daily self-guided ship tours will be available on a timed schedule for six of the visiting tall ships from noon to 7 p.m. Tours allow guests to board the vessels of their choosing (each ship requires a separate tour ticket) to get a first-hand look at how the ships were crafted, how they function, and how their crews live and work. VIP Early Entry tickets are also available (price: adults, $65; children 12 – 3, $50; children ages 2 and under, free), allowing guests to beat the crowds and tour the ships with fewer people and more time to explore. Early Entry tickets provide access to ship tours between 11 a.m. and noon (for one day) prior to general boarding. These tickets also include non-timed entry on all touring ships from noon – 5 p.m. (on the same day of purchase) and admission to the Waterfront Festival and Independence Seaport Museum.

Admission to the festival (which ranges from $7 for an adult Waterfront Festival ticket to $150 for a Sail Away tour during the Parade of Sail) gives guests access to dockside views of the tall ships, free admission to the Independence Seaport Museum, three beer gardens, vendors, and family-friendly entertainment. The site encompasses the Great Plaza, Independence Seaport Museum and its quay, as well as the seawall walk at Penn’s Landing.

Sail Philadelphia festivities will take place rain or shine. Don’t miss the opportunity to view these majestic ships and create your own sailing adventure. Visit for complete details and festival tickets.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

2018 Memorial Day Parades and Events


Parades and Celebrations


Memorial Day celebration. ALL military veterans are welcome to march! Monday, May 28th at 9:45 AM (Rain or Shine)

Media Memorial Day Parade 
Monday, May 28 at 10 AM - 11 AM

Upland Borough
The parade will start at Upland Baptist Church on Monday, May 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets).

Marple Memorial Day Parade
Starts at West Chester Pike and Malin Road
Monday, May 28th
 10 a.m.


Sesame Place

May 26th and 27th  at 9:00 PM
The night sky will sparkle at Sesame Place, with a spectacular fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music, making the festivities on Memorial Day weekend truly memorable. Fireworks will begin at 9pm. 

Fireworks and Fountains Show at Longwood Gardens
Sounds of Summer—May 26 at 9:15 pm
Celebrate summer’s arrival with iconic anthems of the season from The Beach Boys, The Go-Gos, Justin Timberlake, and more. This upbeat show will get you in a feel-good, summer state of mind.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Delaware County Top 10 Weekend Events for May 18th, 19th and 20th

Our top 10 picks for this weekend May 18th, 19th and 20th


Family Stories and Puppet Show: Zucchini Bread at Media UP Library

2.  Watch "Peter Rabbit" at Middletown Library's Pizza and Movie Night


3. Head to Michaels to make pineapple crafts and paint splatter canvas's

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4. Delaware County Symphony: Instrument Petting Zoo at Media UP Library

5. STEAM Festival at Interboro Park

6  "Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century" storytime at Barnes and Noble Broomall

7.  Arden Theatre Company presents Snow White


9.  Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid at the Media Theatre

10.  Swarthmore Charity Fun Fair

* Check out our calendar for more ideas