101 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Philly

Discover family-friendly events with the Philadelphia Family Community Calendar. Our team adds fresh content every week to help you make the most of raising kids in Philly, from the baby and little ones-stage through the teen years and beyond! Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

Dear Evan Hansen

Forrest Theater 1114 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR […]

The Lion King

Academy of Music 240 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA

More than 100 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when this best-loved musical returns to Philadelphia. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Woofstock at Seger Dog Park

Seger Dog Park 1001 Rodman Street, Philadelphia, PA

Dog owners and community members alike are invited to attend and enjoy live music in the park every week during the summer season. Bring your pups to play in the off-leash dog run or bring family & friends to picnic on the grassy hillside of […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Franklin Square

Franklin Square 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Franklin Square

Franklin Square 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Woofstock at Seger Dog Park

Seger Dog Park 1001 Rodman Street, Philadelphia, PA

Dog owners and community members alike are invited to attend and enjoy live music in the park every week during the summer season. Bring your pups to play in the off-leash dog run or bring family & friends to picnic on the grassy hillside of […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Franklin Square

Franklin Square 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

Philadelphia Welsh Week

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City 237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy a week long celebration of the rich Welsh history in Philadelphia.  Featuring music, film screenings, seminars, historical tours, whiskey tastings and more, this is one event you don't want to miss. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, please see the event […]

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The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA

"The Future Will Follow the Past: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” explores the transformative changes America has experienced since 2020 and addresses antisemitism, racial violence, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and more. It offers new perspectives on history and raises – but does not answer […]

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Once Upon A Nation: Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professionally-trained storytellers perform stories using scripts that are built on careful research to assure accuracy. They cover a variety of topics, including some which speak to issues that connect past experiences with contemporary events and interests. Each storyteller tells the riveting stories of our nation’s history […]

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