Hooray for the weekend and while the weather forecast might not be picture perfect there is plenty of fun for families happening both inside and out this September weekend so get outside and enjoy the early fall fun!
Head to the river this Saturday September 12th for Pennsylvania Coast Day happening on Penn’s Landing from 11am – 4pm. Enjoy free boat rides on the River Link Ferry and Patriot, free kayaking and pedal boating, remote controlled model ship racing, boat tours, arts and crafts, face paining and much more. Free.
Enjoy the annual Philadelphia Honey Festival happening this Saturday September 12th and Sunday September 13th at three National Historic Landmarks throughout the city including the Wagner Free Institute of Science (Friday), the Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm (Saturday) and Bartram’s Gardens (Sunday). Free.
The 13th Annual Lansdowne Arts Festival is happening this weekend running Satruday September 12th and Sunday September 13th at the historic Twentieth Century Club in Lansdowne, just minutes outside of Philadelphia. Bring the whole family out for the fun including an array of creative and performing arts, demonstrations, live music, children’s events and much more. Free.
The Art of the Brick continues this weekend running Friday September 11th – Sunday September 13th 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 September 13h between 9:30am – 12pm. Free until 12 Noon.
Kids can play and learn at Philadelphia’s biggest eco-friendly festival, Greenfest Philly this Saturday September 13th starting at 10am in Headhouse Square in Philadelphia. Enjoy eco-friendly crafts, activities, games, and more at the MOM’s Organic Market Kids’ Corner plus enjoy a 25 ft. rock wall, edible bugs, live music a Recycling and Trash Dash game and lots more family fun, too! Free.
Celebrate Grandparent’s Day in Philadelphia’s historic Franklin Square this Sunday September 13th starting at 11am. Enjoy bunch courtesy of Cooperage, a fun craft and Parx Liberty Carousel, too. Tickets $25.
Head to Philadelphia Magic Gardens for the PECO Family Jams highlighting movement this Sunday September 13th starting at 12pm. Create a sculpture with colorful and easy to bend wires and then kids can get their little bodies moving and expressing through dance with teaching artist Sheila Zagar, too. Free with admission.
Celebrate Mexican culture and history at the Mexican Independence Day Festival happening at the Great Plaza on Penn’s Landing this Sunday September 13th from 2-8pm. Enjoy food, music, dance, shopping and more. Free.