Weekend Planner: December 27, 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for December 27-29, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Kwanzaa kicks off today! Get the festivities rolling tonight at West Philadelphia High School event, featuring a candle-lighting ceremony, entertainment and an appearance by the man who founded the holiday. On Friday in Franklin Square, enjoy crafts and games. On the same day at Cherry Hill, NJ’s Garden State Discovery Museum, join Queen Nur for storytelling and music. And Saturday’s shindig at Philly’s Shoemaker Campus Charter School features a marketplace and cultural activities.

Calling all Minecraft fans! Take your game to the next level during Minefaire Saturday at Philly’s Academy of Natural Sciences. All ages enjoy tournaments, a themed escape room, mixed-reality experiences, LEGO-building contests and the world’s largest Minecraft merch store.

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and with it comes an array of festivities, including fireworks over Penn’s Landing in Philly at 6pm and midnight. Check out our New Year’s Eve events guide to find events surrounding the spectacle, plus plenty of family fun in South Jersey and Delaware!


More Events in Philly and the Main Line

Holiday Break Programs at Philly’s Penn Museum, Friday through Sunday

Winter Break: Ten Crucial Days at Philly’s Museum of the American Revolution, Friday through Tuesday

The Snow Queen at Ambler’s Ambler Theater, Saturday

Yosi and the Superdads Hanukkah Concert at Philly’s Please Touch Museum, Saturday

Angelina Ballerina Live at Glenside’s Keswick Theatre, Sunday 


More Events in Delaware

Discovery Days: Roaring Into the New Year at Wilmington’s Delaware Museum of Natural History, Friday through Sunday

Jr. Engineers: Optical Engineering at Wilmington’s Delaware Children's Museum, Saturday


More Events in South Jersey

Winter Wonderland on the Farm at Cherry Hill’s Paws Discovery Farm. Saturday and Sunday

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