Weekend Planner: April 7, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 7, 2017- April 9, 2017

Top Picks for This Weekend

Fun is in full bloom Sat. & Sun. during Philly’s Subaru Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival. Celebrate at the Morris Arboretum with art and cultural activities Sat. & Sun., then again Sun. at the Fairmount Park Horticultural Center’s Sakura Sunday, featuring fashion shows, karaoke, martial-arts demos, dance and live music.


Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEIntroduce your family to the world of pop-culture fandom during the FREE Camden Comic Con Sat. at Camden, NJ’s Rutgers campus. Geek out at the Cartoon Beach Party and kids’ cosplay area, meet famous artists and get into character with costume contests, tabletop gaming and face painting.



Bring your appetite to two food festivals Sat. & Sun. serving up the area’s best sweet and savory fare. At the Philly Farm and Food Truck Fest at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, families can explore living farm displays, visit the Kids’ Corral and meet farm animals. On Sun., the FREE StrEAT Food Festival in Philly’s Manayunk neighborhood boasts more than 50 of the city’s finest gourmet food trucks, fresh produce and treats that highlight seasonal ingredients. 



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend! at Philly's Liacouras Center, through Sun.

Science at the Ballpark at Philly's Citizens Bank Park, Sat.

Science Saturday: Soaring Satellites at Wilmington, DE's Hagley Museum, Sat.

FREE KidsGreenfest at Newark, DE's NCCL School, Sat. & FREE EarthFest at Abington, PA's Briar Bush Nature Center, Sun.

Family Fun Fishing Derby at Media, PA's Linvilla Orchards, Sat.

Dolls' Day Out at Doylestown, PA's Mercer Museum, Sat.

Dino Day and Bug Bonanza at Camden, NJ's Camden Children's Garden, Sat. & Sun.

Springtime in the Park at Hershey, PA's Hersheypark,. Sat. & Sun.

FREE Sunday Studio at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Art Museum, Sun.

Autism Awareness Day at Philly's Philadelphia Zoo, Sun.

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