Weekend Planner: June 16, 2017
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for June 16, 2017- June 18, 2017
Top Picks for This Weekend
Start the season off right! Don’t miss the kid-favorite Summer Kickoff on Fri. at Wilmington, DE’s Delaware Children’s Museum, where families can let loose in a gooey Oobleck pond, see who can blow the biggest bubbles and get creative with art activities.
Celebrate the Jersey Shore’s past and present at the FREE Maritime Festival at North Wildwood, NJ’s Hereford Inlet Lighthouse on Sat. & Sun. You’ll be joined by historians and strolling pirates for music, living history demos, fun for kids and tours of the lighthouse and its award-winning garden.
Perfect for Dad: Soar to new heights on Sun. during Father Fest at West Chester, PA’s American Helicopter Museum, complete with family helicopter rides, an antique auto show, games, aircraft tours, a beer garden and demos.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Kidchella Music Festival at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Fri.
FREE Juneteenth Festival in Philly's Historic Germantown, Sat.
Monster Jam at East Rutherford, NJ's MetLife Stadium, Sat.
FREE Disability Pride outside of Philly's National Constitution Center, Sat.
School's Out, Camp Out! at Gladwyne, PA's Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Sat.
Panning for Creek Gems at Newark, DE's White Clay Creek State Park, Sat.
Enchanted Summer Day at Wilmington, DE's Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, &Sat.
FREE Ambler Arts & Music Festival in Ambler, PA's Downtown Ambler, Sat. & Sun.
Military Timeline Weekend at Cape May, NJ's Historic Cold Spring Village, Sat. & Sun.
Thomas & Friends: The Friendship Tour at Strasburg, PA’s Strasburg Rail Road, Sat. through June 25