Weekend Planner: May 1, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for May 1 - May 3, 2015.

Top Picks for this Weekend

Get nerdy with MetroKids during the FREE Science Carnival on the Parkway, Sat. in Philly (we’ll be blasting rockets in Aviator Park). You can also test a “crime scene” for forensic evidence, make slime and experiment all day long at this outdoor family fun staple.

Don your best colonial attire and celebrate Delaware’s arts, history and culture at the annual FREE Dover Days Festival, Fri.-Sun. on the Green. Activities include Princess Teas, stunt shows, coloring contests, Fort Delaware reenactors and an encampment.

 

NJ’s Historic Smithville & Village Greene is transformed into the English Shire of Smithville Sat. & Sun. for the FREE Renaissance Faire, where families interact with knights, jesters, traveling merchants, musicians and sword fighters. 

 

 

More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Captain Kidd Pirate Day Treasure Hunt at Wildwood, NJ’s 26th St. Beach, Sat.

Colonial May Fair at Pottstown, PA’s Pottsgrove Manor, Sat.

FREE Comic Book Day at NJ’s Camden County Library Branches: Cruz-Perez Downtown, Voorhees and Haddon Twp., Sat.

Opening Day at Langhorne, PA’s Sesame Place, Sat.

FREE South Street Spring Festival at Philly’s South Street Headhouse District, Sat.

Teddy Bear Tea at Wilmington, DE’s Brandywine Zoo, Sat.

Kidsland at Cherry Hill, NJ’s Katz JCC, Sun.

The Land of Nod Bookmobile Stop at Philly’s Smith Memorial Playground, Sun.

37th Annual Point-to-Point Races at Wilmington, DE’s Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Sun.

FREE Sunday Family Workshop: Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Philly’s Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Sun.

 

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