Summer weekends are ticking by fast! Don’t miss another moment of the sweet summer fun in Philly this weekend with peach festivals, live music, outdoor entertainment and so much more!
This Main Stage performance of the beloved classic Mary Poppins has its final showings running this Friday August 7th at 7:30pm and Saturday August 8th at 1:30pm and 7:30pm. This family friendly performance will delight audiences of all ages with this magical twist on the Disney classic featuring memorable songs, mystical stagecraft and fun for audiences of all ages. Tickets $12-$16, children 12 and under $2.00 off.
Head to SpArc Philadelphia for a First Friday beach party luau dance this Friday August 7th from 6-9pm. Enjoy beachy music and dancing and family fun for all. $6 adults, $4 kids, free for kids 6 and younger.
Head down to the Delaware waterfront this Friday August 7th at 7:30pm for free live jazz featuring Generation NeXt as part of the Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Series. Free.
Get ready for something sweet! It’s the annual Peach Festival at the beautiful Linvilla Orchards in Media this Saturday August 8th starting at 8am. Enjoy peach picking and other peach themed activities and fun as well as musical performances and more. Free.
Summer at The Oval continues this weekend Aug 8th – 9th. Don’t miss the hottest spot for fun in Philly with food trucks, entertainment, kids activities and more. On Saturday August 8th enjoy soccer fun and foodtrucks. Then on Sunday August 9th don’t miss lots of kids fun including free facepainting, the Library tech mobile, music class with All Around this World music, and a family friendly Philly dance party, too. Free.
The Peach, Princess and Pirates Celebration is coming to the Camden Children’s Garden this Saturday August 8th and Sunday August 9th with special activities for little princesses and pirates and themed fun in celebration of the peach, too. Tickets $6 per person. Children 2 and under free. Come dressed in costume and receive one free ride ticket!
Don’t miss the 87th annual Chester County Old Fiddlers’ Picnic happening Saturday August 8th from 10am – 4pm. Hundreds of musicians and music lovers will gather and celebrate traditional fiddlers’ music. Free. $5 parking.
It’s the annual celebration of insects at the Bug Fest taking place this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences this Saturday August 8th and Sunday August 9th. Don’t miss creepy, crawly, sticky, prickly, wiggly, yucky creatures and learn about insects from all over the world. $15.95 for adults, $13.95 children, 2 and under free.
Public art comes to life when you check out Sculpture Zoo at Rittenhouse Square this Saturday August 8th from 10am – 1pm featuring live animals, sculpture making workshops, and sculpture making demos too. Free.
The fun on the river continues this weekend at Spruce Street Harbor Park Blue Cross River Rink August 7th – 9th open 11am – 11pm. Families can enjoy fun and food on the river as well as the new outdoor roller skating rink featuring roller skates and in-line skates for rent! Free admission. $3 skating, $10 skates rental.
The Animal Grossology exhibit continues this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Kids of all ages will be amused and educated with this fun exhibit highlighting the slimiest, stinkiest, and yuckiest creatures on earth! Exhibit entrance is $5.00 in addition to museum admission $15.95/adults, $13.95 kids ages 3-12.
The Art of the Brick continues this weekend running Friday August 7th – Sunday August 9th at The Franklin Institute. The display of LEGO brick artistic masterpieces explores the intersection of art and science and will delight builders and LEGO fans of all ages. Tickets $24-$29 and does not include museum admission.
Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum of Art on Sunday mornings including this Sunday August 9th between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.
The Kids’ Lit Mini Fest is taking place at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore this Sunday August 9th at 10am. Kids will enjoy this festival of books, art, superheroes, dinos, and more with music, dance, and author meet and greets, too. Free.