Lots to do in Philly this wekened – enjoy everything from Indian festivals to family fun with a bite at Shark Week Live!, the Philadelphia Folk Festival and much more!
It’s the final weekend of Adventure Aquarium’s Shark Week Live running Friday August 15th – Sunday August 17th. Check out rarely exhibited species to unique share encounters and experiences for the whole family. Free with admission. Adults $25.95, children ages 2-12 $18.95, under 2 free.
Don’t miss the 53rd Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival happening this weekend in Schwenksville PA. Bring the whole family out for music, fun and more with day long family programming at Dulcimer Grove including entertainment by the Give and Take Jugglers, kids creations and crafts, family music and more. Tickets $29 and up.
The 21st annual Festival of India will highlight the colorful multi-faceted culture of India through art, music, dance, and cuisine and lots of family fun on Saturday August 16th starting at 1pm at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Free.
The 9th Annual Collingswood Crafts and Fine Art Festival takes place on historic Haddon Avenue this Saturday August 16th and Sunday August 17th from 10am – 5pm rain or shine. Come out for over 150 juried crafts and artisans, live entertainment, great food and more. Free.
Families can explore, create and play at the Philadelphia Museum’s Art-Splash family programs running Friday August 15th – Sunday August 17th. Kids and families get to “Meet the Masterpieces” all summer long as treasures from the museum’s collection are featured and come to life through play and hands-on activities. Museum admission for kids 12 and under is always free. Adult admission $23.50.
Enjoy a weekend of family fun at The Barnes Foundation for their ArtSee: Picnic in the Parkway this Friday August 15th from 5-7pm, Saturday August 16th from 11am-1pm, and Sunday August 17th from 1-3pm. In the spirit of Cezanne’s apples and other delicious subjects enjoy picnic themed fun by drawing a foodie-delight still life, embellishing a picnic bag and create custom picnic placements. Free drop in tickets at admission desk. Gallery admission not included.
Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum on Sunday mornings including this Sunday August 17th between 9:30am – 12pm. Free.
The 28th Annual Caribbean Festival takes place this Sunday August 17th starting at 12pm at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Free. The festival will feature a Caribbean workshop, children’s corner, and a marketplace and music from across the Caribbean islands. Free.