Got cabin fever? No worries!! The temps are going to be rising and there is plenty of fun to be had in and around Philly this weekend with Star Wars invasions, Flower Show fun and lots more!
It’s Star Wars weekend at the Brandywine Zoo to celebrate the spring opening of the zoo on Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th from 12-3pm. Star Wars fans will enjoy the public photo opp event (from 1-3pm) as the Empire invades the Zoo! General zoo admission to Star Wars weekend is $5 for adults, $3 for kids.
Little music lovers get to learn about the vibrant world of musical theatre at The Kimmel Center during PNC Grow Up Great this Saturday March 7th starting at 11am. Kids will learn about musical theatre during this interactive hour-long session with musicians, actors, and dancers. Geared for ages 3-5. Free.
Don’t miss the final weekend of the Philadelphia Flower Show this Friday March 6th – Sunday March 8th. This year’s show theme is “Celebrate the Movies” featuring beautiful displays inspired by Disney and Disney Pixar movie classics. And on Sunday March 8th bring your littlest royalty out for Cinderella Sunday. Kids can dress up as prince and princesses and walk the red carpet! Photo opps will be available with Cinderella and other crowned royalty like Miss Philadelphia, too. And enjoy a special princess party from 2-3:30pm in the Garden Tea Room. $30-$32 for adults, $15-$17 for kids.Purchase online for discounted tickets.
The Art of the Brick continues Friday March 6th through Sunday March 8th at The Franklin Institute. This new display of LEGO brick 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.
Annie Jr. Musical
Friday March 6th – Sunday March 8th
Charles F. Patton Middle School
760 Unionville Road
Kennett Square, PA
Share in the magic of Annie, Jr. this weekend at the Charles F. Patton Middle School in Kennett Square, PA. Performances run Friday March 6th at 7pm and Saturday March 7th at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday March 8th at 7pm. Tickets $5.
Kids have cabin fever? No worries! Think summer and get them moving at the first annual summer fair at SkyZone Trampoline Park this Sunday March 8th starting at 10am. Families can learn about area summer camps as well as check out the new SkyZone trampoline park. Free.
Head to the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill this weekend Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th for their next Passport to Discovery series celebrating the culture and traditions of the Festival of Colors with dance, yoga and other themed activities! $12.95 plus tax.
The wintery fun continues (if you dare) this weekend at the Rothman Skate Rink at Dilworth Park this Friday March 6th through Sunday March 8th. Philly families will enjoy outdoor public skating against the backdrop of our landmark City Hall. And on Monday February 16th, be sure to wear your Flyers gear and get to skate with Flyers Alumni Bob Kelly and Joe Watson. Free Flyers t-shirts for fans 12-1:30pm while supplies last. Adults $4, children 10 and under $3, skate rental $8.
The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest fun runs all weekend long with a magical winter landscape including a dazzling light show, winter garden and forest, shopping and refreshments in the new “Lodge” with indoor fireplaces, rustic décor and outdoor heat lamps plus shopping at ArtStar with gifts and handmade items. And of course, the outdoor ice skating rink as the centerpiece of all the fun. Admission to Winterfest is free. Skate admission $3. Skate rental $10.
Enjoy PAFA’s free weekly Sunday workshop this Sunday 8th at 2pm featuring The Artist Garden exhibit and the opportunity to make chalk-pastel family portraits too. Free.
Second Sunday of the month means the return of PECO Family Jams at the Philadelphia Magic Gardens this Sunday March 8th. Bring the whole family out from 12 Noon – 4pm for hands-on workshops and family friendly tours. Kids will make their own instruments and enjoy a reading of Brian Floca’s Locomotive, the children’s selection for One Book, One Philadelphia. Free with admission. $7 for adults, $3 for kids ages 3-12.