Weekend Planner: December 29, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Dec. 29, 2017-Jan. 1, 2018

Top Picks for This Weekend 

New Year's Eve Fireworks light up the Delaware River on Sun. Get the party started with noisemakers and a "toast" at Philly's Independence Seaport Museum, or score a front-row seat to the spectacle aboard Camden, NJ's Battleship New Jersey.



Take a break from the Mummers Parade down Philly's Broad St. for the FREE indoor New Year's Day Celebration at the Kimmel Center, complete with live music, mini Broadway performances, face painting, balloon art and a hot-chocolate lounge.



Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEStart 2018 off on the right foot with FREE First Day Hikes at Delaware state parks. Get moving during easy treks at Wilmington's Bellevue State Park and Bear's Lums Pond State Park, or try more challenging trails at Killens Pond State Park in Felton and Newark's White Clay Creek State Park.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Kwanzaa Celebration at Philly's African American Museum in Philadelphia, through Sat.

New Year's Eve Family Jam at Ardmore, PA's Ardmore Music Hall, Sun.

New Year's Eve Splash at Camden, NJ's Adventure Aquarium, Sun.

FREE First Night Haddonfield at NJ's downtown Haddonfield, Sun.

FREE Kids' New Year's Eve Countdown at Philly's Franklin Square, Sun.

FREE New Year's Eve Kids' Kazoo Parade at Collingswood, NJ's Haddon Avenue, Sun.

Early NYE celebrations:

Noon Year's Eve at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sun.

New Year's at Noon at Cherry Hill, NJ's Garden State Discovery Museum, Sun.

Countdown Till Noon at Broomall, PA's Marple Sports Arena, Sun.

Countdown 2 Noon at Philly's Please Touch Museum, Sun.

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