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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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square

Franklin Square 200 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The year of the dragon soars into summer 2024 as the spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square brings light and culture with magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant lighted artistic sculptures. The popular 200-foot-long dragon returns along with never-before-seen giant lantern displays. In addition […]

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Summer Fest at Celebree School of Fishtown

Celebree School of Fishtown 1400 N Mascher St, Philadelphia, PA

Get ready for some summer fun at the Celebree School of Fishtown! 🎉 Join Celebree School of Fishtown on July 27th, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM for a fantastic Summer Festival filled with excitement. They will have a bounce house, live music, delicious […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Mommy & Me Mondays

Mommy & Me Mondays

Fox Chase Farm 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Family fun for moms & children! Ages 1-5. Enjoy story time in the barn, visit the farm animals, and tour the gardens. Bring a snack and eat near the garden!

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Mommy & Me Mondays

Mommy & Me Mondays

Fox Chase Farm 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Family fun for moms & children! Ages 1-5. Enjoy story time in the barn, visit the farm animals, and tour the gardens. Bring a snack and eat near the garden!

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Mommy & Me Mondays

Mommy & Me Mondays

Fox Chase Farm 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Family fun for moms & children! Ages 1-5. Enjoy story time in the barn, visit the farm animals, and tour the gardens. Bring a snack and eat near the garden!

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Sensory-Friendly Mornings

Sensory-Friendly Mornings

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sensory-friendly mornings can be a comfortable, calmer way for museum visitors, especially those with sensory sensitivities, to explore the museum. These mornings will include: Advanced ticketing to help avoid lines Smaller crowds More tranquil sounds in exhibitions whenever possible, with soundscapes and roaring dinosaurs softened […]

Event Series Mommy & Me Mondays

Mommy & Me Mondays

Fox Chase Farm 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Family fun for moms & children! Ages 1-5. Enjoy story time in the barn, visit the farm animals, and tour the gardens. Bring a snack and eat near the garden!

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

S’mores & More

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

What is summer without s’mores, crisp graham crackers, melting chocolate, perfectly roasted marshmallows and your buddies Join in at Riverbend for a fun summer evening with campfire and nature exploration. Gather around the campfire to roast marshmallows and soak up the last of summer.   […]

Stroll The Street

Main Street Manayunk Main St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Shop, dine, and stroll your way down Main Street during Stroll the Street. The series features live music, local vendors, activities, happy hour specials, and shopping deals all while leaning into the neighborhood’s creative community. June kicks off with Manayunk’s plein air competition, Plein on […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Sensory-Friendly Mornings

Sensory-Friendly Mornings

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sensory-friendly mornings can be a comfortable, calmer way for museum visitors, especially those with sensory sensitivities, to explore the museum. These mornings will include: Advanced ticketing to help avoid lines Smaller crowds More tranquil sounds in exhibitions whenever possible, with soundscapes and roaring dinosaurs softened […]

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.

Event Series Saturday Free Boating

Saturday Free Boating

Bartram's Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Bartram's Garden free public boating programs are suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide all equipment and instruction for kayaking or rowboating. No registration or experience is required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. See their Boating FAQ for complete details.