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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Memorial Day Weekend on the Delaware Waterfront

Celebrate the unofficial start of summer on the Delaware River Waterfront. Kick off a summer of MORE with the return of Spruce Street Harbor Park, with MORE food and drink options, amazing events, and live music presented by Independence Blue Cross. There will also be […]

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne, PA, United States

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Sesame Place! Don’t miss photos with Elmo dressed in festive red, white, and blue all weekend at Photos with Elmo & Friends. Then, take in the spectacular “C is for Celebrate” fireworks display! Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie […]

Independence Weekend on the Waterfront

Spruce Street Harbor Park 401 S Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate Independence Day with an epic weekend on the Delaware River Waterfront with MORE fun than ever, featuring Fireworks at 9:30 pm on June 29 only. Festivities are free and open to the public. Food, drink, and select amenities are pay-as-you-go. All ages are welcome.   […]

Fireworks Signature Dinner Cruise

City Cruises Philadelphia - Penn's Landing 401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Hop aboard the Signature Philadelphia Dinner Cruise on the Delaware River for a delicious chef- curated buffet for all ages and dancing beneath the glittering night sky. You’ll soak in views of Philadelphia’s iconic landmarks, such as the Ben Franklin Bridge and Philly's Historic Waterfront […]

Fireworks on the Delaware

Penn's Landing 101 N. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come join in for a spectacular evening of fireworks aboard Philadelphia's Tall Ship Gazela Primeiro at Penn's Landing. Get ready for a dazzling display of lights and colors that will light up the night sky along the beautiful Delaware River. Bring your family and friends to enjoy […]

U.S. Army Band’s “Pershing’s Own” Concert + Fireworks

Blue Cross RiverRink 101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will put on a patriotic, all-star concert followed by a thrilling fireworks display over the Independence Blue Cross RiverRink. The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” was formed on January 25, 1922 by order of General John J. Pershing. […]

Fireworks from the Battleship

Battleship New Jersey 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ, United States

Watch the Independence Week Fireworks from the Battleship like an Admiral!  Beer, wine, soda, appetizers and the unique viewing location of Admiral’s and Captain’s decks, one level above the main deck.  Admiral VIP guests also have access to the main deck.   A $100 donation per […]

Conshocken Fireworks

Conshohocken PA

Fireworks in Conshy are back! The Borough of Conshohocken will host a Fireworks Display on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Fireworks begin at dusk approximately around 9:30 p.m. The fireworks display will be larger so that fireworks may be visible from as many vantage points as […]

Narberth 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

Narberth Park 80 Windsor Avenue, Narberth, PA, United States

Visit Narberth Park for a patriotic carnival from 10 am-1:30 pm, then head back at night for a concert by Snacktime, followed by a fireworks finale. The concert begins at 7:30 and fireworks follow at 9:30.

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fest

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA, United States

Wawa Welcome America culminates in a giant, free-for-everyone party on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on the evening of the Fourth of July. A massive concert, headlined by superstars NE-YO and Kesha is followed by the city’s largest fireworks display over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Freedom Fest: Festival & Fireworks

Pleasant Hill Park Philadelphia, PA, United States

One River Alliance and State Street Events will present Freedom Fest on Thursday, July 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Park, at Linden Avenue and the Delaware River. There will be vendors, food trucks, live music, bounce houses and fireworks.

Tredyffrin Township Fireworks

Wilson Farm Park 500 Lee Road, Wayne, PA

Families can gather to celebrate the Fourth of July at Wilson Farm Park. Guests can expect music by a local DJ to begin at 7:15 pm. The fireworks display begins at dusk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets! Picnic dinners and lawn games can be brought […]

Fourth Of July Fireworks at Sesame Place

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne, PA, United States

Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and Count von Count, as their music fills the air and the sky is covered with colorful bursts of brilliance. Be sure to watch them paint the sky red (and green and blue) from inside the park. […]

Independence Day Celebration

Borough of Ridley Park Ridley Park, PA

Join in on the celebrations in Ridley Park!   Schedule of Events: Parade at 10AM, Games at 11AM, Car Show at 12PM, Fireworks at Dusk