Weekend Planner: June 28. 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for June 28-30, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Wawa Welcome America — the biggest Fourth of July festival in the Philadelphia area — kicks off Saturday, followed by five days of FREE events and activities at the city’s buzziest venues and attractions. This weekend, don’t miss Free Museum Day at six spots, movie screenings, the Historic District Block Party and performances.

See our guide to the full schedule of events, plus fireworks near you.

Dessert lovers are in for a big treat Saturday! The FREE Philly Ice Cream Scoop at Reading Terminal Market offers up a huge helping of the sweet stuff from popular vendors, plus ice cream-eating contests, games and demos. Over in Wilmington, DE, the New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Parklets guests indulge in dozens of samples, fireworks and kids’ activities.

The forecast for the coming days shows clear, sunny skies — perfect for an outdoor movie screening! Here’s a roundup of family-friendly flicks coming to a park near you. Enjoy the show! 

Get to know your neighbors at these community events.


More Events in Philly and the Main Line

Dinos After Dark at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences, Friday

FREE Clark Park Music and Arts Festival at Philly’s Clark Park , Saturday

FREE BBQ and Bluegrass at West Chester’s Highland Orchards, Saturday

Day Out With Thomas at Ronks’s Strasburg Rail Road, Saturday and Sunday

More Events in Delaware 

19th-Century Faire at Wilmington’s Hagley Museum and Library, Saturday

Panning for Creek Gems at Newark’s White Clay Creek State Park, Saturday

More Events in New Jersey 

Calling All Superheroes at Cherry Hill’s Garden State Discovery Museum, Friday

South Jersey Wine and Music Festival at Newfield's Unexpected Farm, Saturday and Sunday


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