Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Sept. 10-12
Festivals filled with family fun
This is a big festival weekend, with events celebrating everything from balloons to Pokémon to pumpkins.
Chester County Balloon Festival
101 East Street Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348
20+ hot air balloons will take flight twice a day at this weekend’s festival in Chester County.
Back to School
September 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Howell Living History Farm, 70 Woodens Ln., Hopewell Township, NJ 08530
Kids ages 5 and up will take a horse-drawn wagon ride to experience an old-fashioned day of school in a one-room schoolhouse.
September 11, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
130 Davisville Rd., Warminster, PA 18974
This Oktoberfest in Warminster Township welcomes kids with clowns, face-painting, an obstacle course and free tickets for anyone under 16.
September 11, 2-8 p.m.
Cherry Street Pier, 121 North Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Celebrate all things Pokémon at this free all-ages event on the Delaware River Waterfront.
“tinycircus” at West Craft Fest
September 11, 3 p.m.
The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Tangle Movement Arts theater’s family-friendly “tinycircus” will feature trapeze, aerial silks, acrobatics and knock-knock jokes at the West Craft Fest on Saturday.
600 South Broad Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Kennett Square, “the mushroom capital of the world,” is hosting their annual Mushroom Festival which will have plenty of fun for families, including a baby photo contest, community parade and an old-fashioned carnival.
September 11-October 31
Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA 19067
This weekend kicks off Shady Brook Farm’s Fall Fest which will include a light show, corn maze, apple-picking, live music and tons more fun.
September 11-November 7
Linvilla Orchards, 137 West Knowlton Rd., Media, PA 19063
Linvilla Orchards’ Pumpkinland, which has hundreds of pumpkins for sale and lots more fall-themed activities, also opens this weekend.