Weekend Planner: October 5, 2018

Family-fun events in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Oct. 5-7, 2018

Top Picks for This Weekend

See 3,000-plus cheery and chilling pumpkins at The Glow: A Jack-o-Lantern Experience, through Oct. 28. The Halloween haven in Philly's West Fairmount Park features illuminated, intricate displays and on-site carvers who take requests.


Do your kids have the write stuff? Bring them to the FREE Book Festival Sat. on Collingswood, NJ's Haddon Avenue. Families meet booksellers and storytellers, enjoy poetry readings and get creative during workshops and activities.


Revel in the season during the Harvest Moon Festival at Greenville, DE's Coverdale Farm Preserve Sat., complete with hayrides, a corn maze, pumpkin carving, farm animals and kids' activities.


More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Midtown Village Fall Festival at Philly's 13th & Chestnut Sts., Sat.

FREE Revolutionary Germantown Festival at Philly's Cliveden, Sat.

FREE Italian-American Festival at Pennsauken, NJ's Cooper River Park, Sat.

FREE Fall harvest Festival at Glen Mills, PA's Newlin Grist Mill, Sat.

FREE Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival at Philly's Schuylkill River, Sat.

Truck and Tractor Day at Wilmington, DE's Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Sat.

Festival of Fine Craft at Millville, NJ's Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Old City Fest at Philly's 3rd & Arch Sts., Sun.

FREE Pumpkin Festival in NJ's downtown Blackwood, Sun.

Fall Foliage Express on West Chester, PA's West Chester Railroad, Sun.



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