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Art Star Pop Up Market

Jul 4, 2015 - Sep 26, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

The Market features the work of 21 art + craft vendors curated by Art Star. Each participating vendor will be set up al fresco style under a tree lined walkway within the popular park. Shoppers can expect a variety of handmade goods at an affordable price range and the vendor line-up will change each Sat. The park also features a pop up restaurant and bar, a boardwalk, games, live music,...

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Seafarin' Saturday

Jul 4, 2015 - Dec 26, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Seafarin' Saturday is a chance for kids and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores. From making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines, kids are sure to dive into fun.

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Kids Tours at the Wharton Esherick Museum

Jul 4, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Kids tours at the Wharton Esherick Museum, a "please touch" art museum, features hands-on activities geared toward the museum's younger fans. The tours focus on the Wharton's sense of play. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Call ahead for reservations.

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Wawa Welcome America! Independence Day Parade

Jul 4, 2015

See the largest Independence Day Parade in decades as it comes to life in Philadelphia’s Historic District. More than 6,000 participants will march through the nation’s most historic square mile. Special guests include Miss America and more.

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Seafarin' Saturday

Jul 4, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Seafarin' Saturday is a chance for children and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores. Activites include everything from making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines. Seafarin' Saturdays are perfect for youth groups such as scouts.

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Once Upon a Nation Storytelling

Jul 4, 2015 - Aug 15, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Ten one-of-a-kind award-winning Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches are scattered all over Philadelphia’s Historic District, telling riveting stories of our nation’s history in the places where they actually happened.   Specially-trained, uniformed storytellers delight and entertain with free, short 5-minute stories while sharing the secrets of...

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Solar-Powered Activity

Jul 4, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Learn about the sun’s energy and discover how each of us uses the sun’s rays in different ways.

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Old-Fashioned July 4 Celebration

Jul 4, 2015

Enjoy making your own ice cream, American flag-themed activities, live music and colonial games.

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Independence Day Family Fun

Jul 4, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

Steps away from the Liberty Bell, Franklin Square is a family-friendly play place featuring Philly Mini Golf, a renovated vintage marble fountain, playgrounds, the Parx Liberty Carousel & Squareburger concessions by Starr Restaurants. All summer long, enjoy stories about American history from the Once Upon A Nation storyteller.

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Fonthill Castle's

Jul 4, 2015

Try your hand at games like tug-o-war, bucket brigade relays, watermelon-eating contests, the cake walk and more. The event also features live music, crafts and activities. Picnic on the grounds or purchase food from vendors. The event kicks off with the Children's Decorated Bike Parade at 12:30 pm.

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