Weekend Planner: October 16, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Oct. 16 - Oct. 18, 2015.

Top Picks for This Weekend

Enter the Wizarding World (aka Philly's Chestnut Hill neighborhood) for the FREE Harry Potter Festival Fri.-Sat., complete with a Quidditch tournament, Sorting Hat demo and costume contest.



Celebrate Halloween early Sat. during Shiverfest at Gladwyne, PA's Riverbend Environmental Education Center. Not-so-spooky fun includes a reptile show, trick-or-treat and a haunted trail.



Spend Sun. canoeing along the Rancocas Creek during the FREE Fall Foliage Family Float Festival at Eastampton, NJ's Historic Smithville Park. Back on land, enjoy kids' activities and music.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

Fairy Ball at Cherry Hill, NJ's Garden State Discovery Museum, Fri.

FREE Lego Americana Roadshow at Newark, DE's Christiana Mall, Sat.-Nov. 1

Trot for Tots 5K & Kids' Fun Run at E. Norriton, PA's Norristown Farm Park, Sat.

FREE All Hallow's Eve Fall Festival at Schwenksville, PA's Pennypacker Mills, Sat.

FREE Apple Festival at Philly's Woodford Mansion, Sat.

Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival at Philly's Academy of Natural Sciences, Sat.-Sun.

Medieval Times at Newtown, PA's Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Sat.-Sun.

Autumn Colors Weekend Festival at Elkton, MD's Milburn Orchards, Sat.-Sun.

Family Painting Party at Haverford, PA's Main Line Art Center, Sun.

Let's Play Football: Kids' Sunday Tailgate at Philly's Morgan's Pier, Sun.

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