Weekend Planner: June 30, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for June 30, 2017- July 4, 2017

There’s no better place to celebrate the Fourth of July than the Delaware Valley. Check out our guide to fireworks and festivals near you. 


Top Picks for This Weekend

The FREE Wawa Welcome America series in Philly hosts dozens of patriotic family events through Tues., including Free Museum Day, movie nights, a block party, parades and the country's largest free concert on Tues., featuring headliners Mary J. Blige and Boyz II Men.



Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEBeat the heat with a few hours of Winter at the Philadelphia Zoo, a temporary exhibit (through Aug. 20) that features several tons of real snow. Visitors can tube down the Snow Leopard Slope, start snowball fights, make snow angels and play in the Polar Bear Pavilion. 



Hop on the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden, NJ waterfront Tues. for a fantastic up-close view of fireworks over the Delaware River. While aboard the country's oldest and most decorated battleship, you'll also enjoy music and food.new jersey


More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Circus Week at Philly's Morris Arboretum, Sat. through July 9

Kutztown Folk Festival at Kutztown, PA's Fairgrounds, Sat. through July 9

Freedom Blast at Philly's Fort Mifflin, Sun.

Explorer of the World Family Festival at Philly's Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sun.

FREE 4th of July Celebration at Dover, DE's First State Heritage Park, Tues.

Fireworks Express at Wilmington, DE's Greenbank Station, Tues.

FREE Bike Parade at Collingswood, NJ's Knight Park, Tues.

FREE 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks at Narberth, PA's Narberth Park, Tues.

FREE Patriotic Pooch Parade at North Wildwood, NJ's 8th and Atlantic Avenues, Tues.

FREE Freedom Festival at Camden, NJ's Wiggins Park, Tues.

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