A list of best things to do in Delaware County this weekend
March 18th, 19th, and 20th
What to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend. There is so much to do for families and kids, especially now that most venues are open and happy to welcome you back.
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St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt at Marple Public Library
Do you have the luck o' the Irish? Come into the library any day this month and take part in our scavenger hunt! If you find all the lucky charms, you get to pick a prize from the treasure chest.
Join us for a Yoga storytelling adventure that features a warm-up time, a story that incorporates 20-25 Yoga postures, and ends with a moment of relaxation. Presented by Amy Vitsorek from Jitterbugs Music & Movement.
This spring, Peddler’s Village presents the 3rd Annual PEEPS® in the Village, on display from Friday, March 11 through Sunday, April 24. The colorful display will include more than 90 creations of wall art, dioramas, and sculpture, featuring the popular Pennsylvania-made bunnies and chicks, and carefully handmade and contributed by Philly-area residents and organizations. Admission to the display is free. Guests are invited to vote for their favorite entries. Housed in the new Visitor & Event Center, located off Street Road and Peddler’s Lane.
CultureFest! celebrates the diversity of our region through tours, performances, discussions, crafts, and more. Join our signature in-person festival at the Museum and connect at home with themed virtual programs. Learn from local artists and community organizations as we explore global cultural traditions and illuminate our shared humanity.
Let new beginnings bloom this spring with a Nowruz celebration, in collaboration with the Drexel University Persian Student Association. Nowruz, or “new day” in Persian, is an ancient festival marking the start of spring. Celebrate the Persian New Year with friends and family and learn how the holiday is observed by people in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and beyond. Throughout the day, enjoy cultural performances, art-making, tours, storytelling, hands-on workshops, and a Persian bazaar.
As Philadelphia’s newest science museum, it showcases one of the most diverse living arthropod collections in the United States. With two floors of new museum exhibits, a 7,000 square foot tropical butterfly pavilion, and Next Generation aligned educational programming, they offer a unique and interactive experience for all to enjoy.
This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet brilliant students; from daring duels to dragons and Dark Arts; from glittering Gringotts™ to the magnificent Ministry of Magic - the exhibition will bring magic to life, connect visitors with the larger global community of fans of the Wizarding World, and reveal the artistry and craftsmanship behind the blockbuster films.
Visitors will get an up-close look at authentic props and original costumes from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts™ films as they engage with innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments and installations in this: the most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about the Wizarding World.
Ice skating at Iceworks in Aston is truly one of the most fun things to do with your kids in Delaware County.
Linvilla Orchard’s Fore! The Planet is a highly interactive and playful museum exhibit created by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia! This exhibition pairs important environmental issues with the fun of miniature golf.
18 unique educational holes explore butterfly metamorphosis, a tropical rain forest, evolution, dinosaur extinction, food chains, and more. Perfect for kids of all ages, your entire family will enjoy playing miniature golf while learning about our environment – every step of the way!
This winter, experience a warm, colorful oasis in our grand Conservatory. Vibrant Streptocarpus ‘Concord Blue’ baskets float above, pink and purple Saintpaulia (African-violets) delight, and tall Clerodendrum schmidtii (chains-of-glory) stun. From beds of coral Cymbidium to a dedicated area showcasing highlights from our vast collection, find hundreds of orchids in spectacular bloom. What’s more, with the January return of performances to our Conservatory, experience an extraordinary lineup of artists from audience favorites to new talent, all bringing a world of music to the ever-changing beauty of our Conservatory.
Outside, stroll 400 acres of winter’s beauty. Although subdued colors reign, the occasional burst of bright yellow and orange of blooming witch-hazel dots the landscape, while winter grasses add a textural element.
Chilly Philly Mini Golf transforms Center City’s the only miniature golf course for socially-distanced winter fun. The perfect outdoor outing for families, date night, and holiday fun. The course is filled with lights, holiday music, and larger-than-life wintertime friends. The 18-hole game features reproductions of Philadelphia icons and landmarks, including The Liberty Bell, The Rocky Steps, and the Ben Franklin Bridge.
On weekends beginning January 8 through March 20, guests are invited to visit the park to enjoy our event series during Elmo's Furry Fun Fest. Celebrate everyone's favorite red monster during Elmo's Rockin' Birthday Bash, treat little loves to a fun day during the My Fuzzy Valentine's Celebration, let the good times roll during our family-friendly Mardi Gras Celebration, experience our St. Patrick's Day Celebration, and wish Big Bird a Happy Birthday during his Birthday Weekend.
Guests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.
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