Weekend Planner: May 5, 2017
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for May 5, 2017- May 7, 2017
Top Picks for This Weekend
Turn the page to a new chapter of family fun during the FREE Storybook Weekend at Philly’s Sister Cities Park Sat. & Sun. Kids join in interactive author readings every half hour, enjoy live music, make crafts, play in the Children’s Discovery Center or by the boat pond, get their face painted and tour a fire truck. Be sure to bring gently used books to donate!
Celebrate Delaware’s culture and heritage during the FREE Dover Days Festival Fri. & Sat., on the Green, featuring a colonial artisans’ village, encampments, a vintage car show, maypole dancing, a food court, fireworks and the family-favorite community parade.
Once upon a time (aka on Sat. & Sun.), families flock to the “Shire of Smithville” at Smithville, NJ’s Village Greene for its FREE Renaissance Faire, where you’ll encounter sword fights, knights, jesters, comedy, a little tragedy, dance, music, vendors, historical gifts and crafted items.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Kidsfest at Bridgeton, NJ's Cohanzick Zoo, Sat.
Bug Collecting and Identification at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Museum of Natural History, Sat.
Colonial Mayfair at Pottstown, PA's Pottsgrove Manor, Sat.
FREE South Street Spring Festival on Philly's South Street, Sat.
FREE Eco Fair at Millville, NJ's Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Sat.
Kite Day at Princeton, NJs Terhune Orchards, Sat. & Sun.
FREE Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival on Philly's Germantown Avenue, Sun.
Archaeology and Heritage Festival at Newark, DE's Iron Hill Museum, Sun.
Kidsland at Cherry Hill, NJ's Katz JCC, Sun.
FREE Cinco de Mayo Festival in PA's downtown Kennett Square, Sun.