Top Picks for This Weekend
Get your strawberry fix at six festivals celebrating the treat. The FREE Brandywine Strawberry Festival, Thurs.-Sun., (pictured) at Coatesville, PA’s Brandywine Hospital offers up pony rides, carnival rides and a zip line. On Sat., take your pick: Enjoy U-pick strawberries and view the country’s largest shortcake during the FREE Strawberry Festival at Media, PA’s Linvilla Orchards, or indulge in games, a petting zoo and moonbounces at PA’s Plymouth Meeting Friends School Strawberry Festival. Heading down the shore that day? Stop by the West Cape May, NJ Strawberry Festival in Willbraham Park. On Sat. & Sun., both Doylestown, PA’s Market at DelVal and Yardley, PA’s Shady Brook Farms host Strawberry Fun Days, where you’ll find farm attractions like U-pick fun and wagon rides.
Want an exclusive tour of more than a dozen residential homes on the nation's oldest street? You'll get your only chance this year during Fete Day on Sat. at Philly’s picturesque Elfreth’s Alley. After, join an outdoor block party for music, games 18th-century crafts and refreshments.
Celebrate the community during DE’s FREE Yorklyn Day at Auburn Heights Preserve on Sun., complete with train and antique auto rides, live music, all-ages sidewalk chalk competitions, crafts, mansion tours, artisan creations and all kinds of demonstrations.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Alex's Lemonade Days at multiple locations, through June 11
Wizard World Comic Con at Philly's Pennsylvania Convention Center, through Sun.
FREE West Park Arts Fest on Philly's Avenue of the Republic, Sat.
End-of-School Celebration at Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Zoo, Sat.
FREE Mess Fest at Cherry Hill, NJ's Cherry Hill Public Library, Sat.
Orienteering Workshop at Philly's Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Sat.
FREE Civil War Event at Schwenksville, PA's Pennypacker Mills, Sat. & Sun.
FREE Irish American Festival at Philly's Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Sun.
FREE Comic Book Festival at Smithville, NJ's Historic Towne of Smithville, Sun.
FREE Barnegat Bay Festival at Island Heights, NJ's Wanamaker Field, Sun.