Weekend Planner: April 12, 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for April 14-16, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Explore the history behind some of the world’s most iconic characters at theFranklin’s Institute new exhibit, Marvel Universe of Superheroes opening Friday. Featuring 300-plus artifacts, visitors view comic pages & props and jump into the action by digitally transforming into Iron Man and snapping selfies with Black Panther and Spider-Man.

>> Did you know the Franklin Institute hosts a FREE event every month? Here's the details.

Immerse the family in all things Japanese during Sakura Sunday at Philly’sFairmount Park Horticultural Center, the culminating event of the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia. While you’re taking in the scenery, be sure to enjoy taiko drum-and-dance performances, a fashion show, cosplay area and the “Prettiest Pet in Pink” parade.  

>> See more natural beauty at nearby nature centers..

Easter is just around the corner! Celebrate early this weekend with egg hunts and meals and train rides with everyone’s favorite bunny! See our complete guide to the festivities, so you don’t miss a thing.

>> Want to stick close to home? Find Easter fun in PennsylvaniaSouth Jersey or Delaware/Maryland.

More Events in Philly and the Main Line

Sesame Street Live: Make Your Magic at Philly’s Liacouras Center, Friday through Sunday

FREE Earth Day Festival at New Hope’s Bucks County Audubon Society, Saturday

Dolls’ Day Out at Doylestown’s Mercer Museum, Saturday

Family Fest at Philly’s Parkway Central Library, Saturday

Storybook Ball at Philly’s Please Touch Museum, Sunday

Autism Awareness Day at Philly’s Philadelphia Zoo, Sunday 

More Events in Delaware

Earth Day Celebration at Wilmington’s Delaware Museum of Natural History, Friday

The Sleeping Beauty at Wilmington’s Baby Grand Theater, Friday through Sunday

Daffodils and Follies Day at Wilmington’s Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Saturda

More Events in South Jersey 

FREE Art Walk at Smithville's Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Saturday

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