Weekend Planner: August 2, 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 2-4, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Ever wanted to walk in the middle of the road? You can do just that during Philly Free Streets Saturday. A stretch of North Broad, from Butler to Arch Sts., is closed to traffic so families can jump on the opportunity to bike, play and explore the neighborhoods along the route.

Here's what else you can do in Philly this weekend.

Don your most colorful garb and flutter over to Pennington, NJ’s Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association for the Butterfly Festival Saturday, complete with kids’ activities, an insect zoo, hayrides, nature walks, live music and a butterfly & bug parade.

Get outside with these upcoming nature-based events.

The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire brings 13 weekends of medieval family fun to Manheim’s Mount Hope Estate and Winery. Starting Saturday, the 35-acre village features period music, dancing, food, stage shows, attractions and a different theme each time, kicking off with Children’s Fantasy Weekend.

History comes to life at these exhibits, festivals and educational programs.


More Events in Philly and the Main Line

Peach Festival at Media’s Linvilla Orchards, Saturday

In the Good Old Summertime Festival at Schwenksville's Pennypacker Mills, Saturday

FREE 2nd Street Festival on Philly’s North 2nd Street, Sunday

FREE ACANA African Festival on Philly’s Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Sunday 

More Events in Delaware

FREE African and Caribbean Festival at Wilmington’s Delaware Art Museum, Saturday

Peach Harvest Party and Pancake Breakfast at Elkton, MD’s Milburn Orchards, Saturday and Sunday

Steamin’ Day at Yorklyn’s Auburn Valley State Park, Sunday

More Events in New Jersey

FREE Craft Beer and Crab Festival at Cape May’s Emlen Physick Estate, Saturday

Just Peachy Festival at Princeton’s Terhune Orchards, Saturday and Sunday

FREE Antique Fire Apparatus Show at Pennsauken’s Cooper River Park, Sunday

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