Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Sept. 24-26
A weekend of family-friendly festivals
It’s festival weekend! Celebrate everything from apples to the Delaware River to local artists at these family-friendly events.
Delaware River Festival
September 24-October 3
Various locations & virtual
Check out our family-friendly guide to the Delaware River Festival’s water-centered activities on the Camden and Philadelphia waterfronts.
Celtic Classic Festival
September 24-26, 305 Conestoga St., Bethlehem, PA 18018
The 34th annual Celtic Classic Festival, presented by the Celtic Cultural Alliance, will have children’s activities, including a fiddle workshop, story time and book giveaway.
September 25, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Linvilla Orchards, 137 W Knowlton Rd., Media, PA 19063
Pick your own apples and check out an apple pie eating contest at this fun-filled day at Linvilla Orchards.
September 25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
Welcome fall at this tree festival which will include family-friendly programs, kids tree-climbing, live music and food.
Animal Tales: A Puppet Show
September 25, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Upper Schuylkill Valley Park, 1615 Black Rock Rd., Royersford, PA 19468
Tucker’s Tales Puppet Theatre will be performing a puppet show about Aesop’s Fables. All ages are encouraged to attend. Come a little early and meet the animals that call the Upper Schuylkill Valley Park home.
September 25 & 26. 12-3 p.m.
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
Build your own scarecrow this weekend at the Elmwood Park Zoo.
Fall for the Arts Festival
September 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Germantown Ave. between Willow Grove & Rex Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118
This year’s annual Chestnut Hill arts festival will include a children’s amusement area with face-painting and train rides.
September 26, 1-6 p.m.
Cherry Street Pier, 121 N Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106
This free family-friendly festival highlights talented local independent artists, bands, DJs, creators and more.