Weekend Planner: July 14, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for July 14, 2017- July 16, 2017

Top Picks for This Weekend

Feeling like a crab? Bring the kids to Stone Harbor, NJ’s Wetlands Institute Fri. for Crabulous Crab Day, complete with crab-cake cook-offs, trivia, crafts, a teaching tank, crabbing tips & tricks and cooking lessons. 


Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DERelive the French Revolution with a local twist Sat. during the FREE Bastille Day Festival at Philly’s Eastern State Penitentiary. A cabaret troupe leads the action, including a behading, a French Family Carnival and Tastykakes raining from the towers.



The Colonial Theatre’s Blobfest — an eccentric, family-friendly festival in Phoenixville, PA celebrating the locally filmed 1958 sci-fi film classic The Blob — rolls into town Fri.-Sun. for a monster-themed block party called StreetFest on Sat., complete with costume contests parades, music food and vors, as well as movie screenings all weekend.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Freedom Fest State Fair at Allentown, NJ's Horse Park of New Jersey, through Sun.

Career & Animal Science Workshop: Caring for Reptiles & Amphibians at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sat.

3D Printing in Space at Philly's Franklin Institute, Sat.

Folktales and Firelight at Newark, DE's Iron Hill Museum, Sat.

Family Art Workshop: Paw Prints at Philly's Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sat.

FREE Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival at Philly's 39th St. & Powelton Ave., Sat.

Bubble Palooza at Woodstown, NJ's Salem County Fairgrounds, Sat.

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Weekend at Philly's Morris Arboretum, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Insect Safari at Huntingdon Valley's Lorimer Park, Sun.

Sundae Sunday at Elkton, MD's Milburn Orchards, Sun.

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