Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Nov. 26-28
Holiday parades and Hanukkah celebrations
The weekend after Thanksgiving is when the winter holiday festivities kick off. Enjoy family-friendly holiday parades and Hanukkah celebrations all weekend.
Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum
Museum of the American Revolution, 101 South Third St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Join the Museum of the American Revolution for a weekend of festivities. Visit the new special exhibition “Liberty,” explore the family-friendly discovery center, Revolution Place, create your own ornaments and more.
November 26-January 2
The Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Franklin Institute’s fun-filled winter experience opens this weekend. Franklin Frost includes a 25-foot tree, model train displays and various seasonal science activities.
November 26-December 24
Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ 08103
Camden’s Adventure Aquarium transform into a winter wonderland starting today. Catch a glimpse of Santa scuba diving, enjoy underwater light displays and check out the world’s tallest underwater Christmas tree.
Kennett Square Holiday Light Parade
November 26, 6 p.m.
State Street in Downtown Historic Kennett Square, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Kennett Square kicks off the holiday season with dancers, floats, firetrucks and farm equipment at this light parade.
Santa Tree Lighting and Parade
November 26, 6:30 p.m.
Haddonfield Public Library, 60 North Haddon Ave., Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Haddonfield Public Library is hosting a tree lighting and parade tonight to kick off the holiday season. Welcome Santa and enjoy music at this family-friendly event.
November 28, 2:30-5 p.m.
201 West Front St., Media, PA 19063
Join the Chabad of Delaware County for their Chanukah celebration featuring dreidel making, story time, special treats and much more.
Community Menorah Lighting
November 28, 4:30 p.m.
Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Betsy Ross House and Old City Jewish Arts Center are co-hosting a community menorah lighting celebration on the first night of Hanukkah. Gifts and treats will also be available to participants.
Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047
Celebrate Hanukkah at Sesame Place’s menorah lighting ceremony, happening at 5 p.m. in Sesame Place Neighborhood. Sesame Street friends will join for a game of dreidel and lessons about Hanukkah.