Weekend Planner: August 16, 2019
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 16-18, 2019
Top Picks for This Weekend
PECO’s Multicultural Series at Philly’s Penn's Landing celebrates arts, culture and history around the globe. Bring the family to the FREE Festival of India to enjoy authentic food and activities, then return the next day for the FREE Caribbean Festival, complete with a workshop kids’ corner and marketplace.
The multicultural event series continues throughout September.
Celebrate firefighters and what it takes to do the job during the FREE Fire Muster and Firefighters’ Family Day at Millville, NJ’s WheatonArts Saturday. Visitors can check out 80-plus antique fire trucks, catch a water-barrel fight and cheer on participants in a skills competition.
Don't miss these upcoming community events and festivals.
Ready to geek out? Comic and graphic-novel fans unite Saturday for the FREE Dover Comic Con on Loockerman Street. Meet dozens of authors and artists, enter the cosplay competition, watch panel discussions, check out some of pop culture’s most famous cars and browse 100-plus vendors.
Here's what else is happening in Delaware this weekend.
More Events in Philly and the Main Line
Family Fun Nature Walk at Philly’s Awbury Arboretum, Saturday
FREE The Oval Closing Day at Philly’s Eakins Oval, Sunday
FREE Evening Discovery Walk at East Norriton’s Norristown Farm Park, Sunday
More Events in South Jersey
End-of-Summer Bash at Wilmington’s Delaware Children's Museum, Friday
FREE Old Tyme Peach Festival on Middletown’s Main Street, Saturday
Fairy Tale Sunday: A Walk on the Wild Side at Wilmington’s Delaware Museum of Natural History, Sunday
More Events in Delaware
Harlem Globetrotters at Wildwood’s Wildwoods Convention Center, through Saturday
FREE Crafts and Fine Arts Festival on Collingswood’s Haddon Avenue, Saturday and Sunday
Geocaching Workshop at Cranbury’s Plainsboro Preserve, Saturday