Weekend Planner: December 22, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Dec. 22, 2017-Dec. 25, 2017

Top Picks for This Weekend 

Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEIt’s perfect time to cozy up and watch a flick with the family. The FREE 12 Days of Christmas Movies at Philly’s Blue Cross RiverRink lets you do just that. Catch films through Mon., including How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Home Alone.




Play in the snow – indoors at least! Head to Winter Wonderland at Wilmington, DE’s Delaware Children's Museum Fri. to explore the science and art behind snow, ice and other cold-weather phenomena via hands-on activities and experiments.





Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEHistory comes to life Mon. at the FREE Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment at PA’s Washington Crossing State Park, where families line the Delaware River to watch re-enactors in Continental military garb, hear an inspiring speech and watch replica boats cross the water.




More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Santa Claus is Coming to Town at Pitman, NJ's Broadway Theatre of Pitman, through Sat.

A Christmas Carol at Rose Valley, PA's Hedgerow Theatre, through Sat.

FREE Sculpting in the Square at Philly's Franklin Square, Fri.

The Nutcracker at Wilmington, DE's Grand Opera House, Fri. & Sat.

Night Before Christmas Train at Ronks, PA's Strasburg Rail Road, Fri. 

Breakfast with Santa at Mt. Laurel, NJ's CoCo Key Water Resort and Yuletide Brunch with Santa at Wilmington, DE's Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, Sat.

Wassailing Caroling Hayride at Media, PA's Linvilla Orchards, Sat.

FREE Battle at the Boards Basketball Tournament at Wildwood, NJ's Wildwoods Convention Center, Sat.

Being ___ on Christmas at Philly's National Museum of American Jewish History, Mon.

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