Weekend Planner: August 19, 2016
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 19-Aug. 21, 2016.
Experience two fun cultural celebrations during the Festival of India on Sat. and the Caribbean Festival Sun., both FREE at Philly’s Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Both feature plenty of music, dance, kids’ activities and a marketplace.
Kids (and adults!) love ice cream, but do you know how to make it yourself? Find out with the help of cool science experiments Sat. at the Franklin Institute’s Kitchen Science program in Philly.
Relax and take in the scenery Sat. on a round-trip train ride to Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, then let the kids loose to enjoy games, music and food in the parking lot during Summer Fest at Wilmington, DE’s Greenbank Station.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
End of Summer Bash at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Children's Museum, Fri.
FREE Movie on the Beach: Hotel Transylvania 2 at Pemberton, NJ's Mirror Lake Beach, Fri.
Kidchella: The Singing Lizard & Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke perform at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Fri.
FREE "Monsters on the Beach" Monster Truck Beach Races at Wildwood, NJ's Wildwood Beach, Fri.-Sun.
Pirate Day at Philly's Fort Mifflin, Sat.
Revolutionary War Reenactment at Hartsville, PA's Historic Moland House, Sat.
FREE Newark Area Backpack Dive at Newark, DE's Las Americas ASPIRA Academy, Sat.
FREE Old Tyme Peach Festival at Middletown, DE's Middletown Historical Society, Sat.
Star Wars Weekend at Philly's Please Touch Museum, Sat. & Sun.
FREE Stream Search at Huntingdon Valley, PA's Lorimer Park, Sun.