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Jul 22, 2010
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Weekend Planner: Family Fests & Cultural Carnivals

Weekend Planner: Family Fests & Cultural Carnivals

courtesy of Delaware State Fair

Southern cooking queen Paula Deen visits the Delaware State Fair, Fri., July 23.

This weekend, take the kids to these local festivals and carnivals for summer fun.

The Delaware State Fair in Harrington kicks off today. Concert tickets to see Brad Paisley, Selena Gomez, The Beach Boys & other headliners run $10-$59, but $6 general admission can buy your family access to amusement rides, horse shows, livestock events & cooking demos. Kids ages 9 & younger are free everyday; $3 admission is for everyone tonight only.

In Phila. on Saturday, SMITH The Kids' Play Place in the Park celebrates its 111th birthday with FREE face painting, bubble-making, crafts & birthday cake.

Other festivals this weekend celebrate various cultures. There's a Native American pow-wow in Bucks County, PA and a Caribbean Carnival on the Camden, NJ waterfront.

Stephanie Halinski is calendar editor of MetroKids. For more weekend events, search hundreds of activities on our calendar. Receive weekend event highlights directly in your inbox each week! Sign up for MetroKids' e-newsletter today.

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