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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30th Annual Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival

Downtown Haddonfield Kings Highway, Haddonfield, NJ

It’s the 30th anniversary of Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival with more than 200 artists showcasing the best of fine art and craft from the region and beyond! This two-day outdoor festival, sponsored by Subaru, will be held Saturday, July 13 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and […]

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.

Reading Terminal Ice Cream Festival

Reading Terminal Market 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of the largest ice cream festivals in America is back on Filbert Street this summer. Reading Terminal Market and Bassetts Ice Cream will host their annual Ice Cream Festival on Saturday, July 13 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. In addition to Bassetts, 10 […]

Barnes on the Block

Barnes Foundation 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

It’s that time of year again! Barnes on the Block presented by PNC Arts Alive, and in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, returns for another round of outdoor fun for the entire family. This year they're offering a fresh perspective on two important modern painters with our […]

Snake Party with Scott Prior

Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library 600 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join snake expert Scott Prior and meet his favorite scaly friends, as they visit the library, share interesting facts about snake behaviors and habitats, and answer your questions.

Kids Can Cook! with Keisha Prosser

Fishtown Community Library 1217 E Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Kids and Teens are invited to join at the Fishtown Library one Monday each month at 4:00pm (7/15 & 8/12) to help prepare and enjoy a meal! All classes are supervised by ServSafe certified chef Keisha Prosser, aka the Mobile Cooking Teacher. This program is […]

Event Series Kids’ Nature Club

Kids’ Nature Club

Oak Lane Library 6614 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Stop and smell the flowers! Learn about plants, bugs, birds, weather, and more with fun activities.  If it's below 85 degrees, they will meet outside on the front lawn; if not, they will be inside.   Best for children entering grades K-5 on Tuesdays, through […]

Summer Family Craft Day

Wynnefield Library 5325 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join in and have fun making various crafts with your family, all afternoon from 12:00-6:00 p.m.!

Event Series Center City Fit

Center City Fit

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Keep it movin’ with professional trainers from City Fitness! Every week, participants of all skill levels are invited to join free outdoor workouts in the heart of Center City. Classes will change throughout the season, with Zumba kicking things off in April and May.   […]

Event Series Yoga for Curious Kids

Yoga for Curious Kids

Chestnut Hill Library 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Children will be guided to explore their capacity for physical and mental balance, strength and flexibility using the tools of movement, mindfulnness, conscious breath, and relaxation.  Music, stories and games using children's creative contributions promote joyful engagement with skill development in the techniques of yoga.  […]

Event Series Arts on Center Stage

Arts on Center Stage

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philadelphia’s robust network of arts and culture organizations will be celebrated every week as they perform in the center of the city. The performances will range from orchestral serenades and ballet ensembles to jazz instrumentals and more. Attendance is free for all, but seating in […]

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.

Music in Pretzel Park

Pretzel Park 4300 Silverwood St, Philadelphia, PA

Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble Crisol (a.k.a. Trio Crisol), Spanish for melting pot, is a Latin ensemble dedicated to the interpretation of a variety of folk, traditional, and popular music genres from all over Latin America and the Caribbean.

Event Series Kids’ Nature Club

Kids’ Nature Club

Oak Lane Library 6614 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Stop and smell the flowers! Learn about plants, bugs, birds, weather, and more with fun activities.  If it's below 85 degrees, they will meet outside on the front lawn; if not, they will be inside.   Best for children entering grades K-5 on Tuesdays, through […]

Event Series Center City Fit

Center City Fit

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Keep it movin’ with professional trainers from City Fitness! Every week, participants of all skill levels are invited to join free outdoor workouts in the heart of Center City. Classes will change throughout the season, with Zumba kicking things off in April and May.   […]

Event Series Yoga for Curious Kids

Yoga for Curious Kids

Chestnut Hill Library 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Children will be guided to explore their capacity for physical and mental balance, strength and flexibility using the tools of movement, mindfulnness, conscious breath, and relaxation.  Music, stories and games using children's creative contributions promote joyful engagement with skill development in the techniques of yoga.  […]

Event Series Arts on Center Stage

Arts on Center Stage

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philadelphia’s robust network of arts and culture organizations will be celebrated every week as they perform in the center of the city. The performances will range from orchestral serenades and ballet ensembles to jazz instrumentals and more. Attendance is free for all, but seating in […]

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 Kids’ Nature Club

Kids’ Nature Club

Oak Lane Library 6614 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Stop and smell the flowers! Learn about plants, bugs, birds, weather, and more with fun activities.  If it's below 85 degrees, they will meet outside on the front lawn; if not, they will be inside.   Best for children entering grades K-5 on Tuesdays, through […]

Event Series Center City Fit

Center City Fit

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Keep it movin’ with professional trainers from City Fitness! Every week, participants of all skill levels are invited to join free outdoor workouts in the heart of Center City. Classes will change throughout the season, with Zumba kicking things off in April and May.   […]

Event Series Yoga for Curious Kids

Yoga for Curious Kids

Chestnut Hill Library 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Children will be guided to explore their capacity for physical and mental balance, strength and flexibility using the tools of movement, mindfulnness, conscious breath, and relaxation.  Music, stories and games using children's creative contributions promote joyful engagement with skill development in the techniques of yoga.  […]

Event Series Arts on Center Stage

Arts on Center Stage

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philadelphia’s robust network of arts and culture organizations will be celebrated every week as they perform in the center of the city. The performances will range from orchestral serenades and ballet ensembles to jazz instrumentals and more. Attendance is free for all, but seating in […]

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.

2nd Street Festival

2nd St from Girard Ave to Spring Garden St Philadelphia, PA

Founded in 2008 by several local business owners, 2nd St Festival has grown into one of the largest annual street festivals in Philadelphia, spanning several blocks in Northern Liberties and drawing thousands of people! Always the first Sunday in August, the neighborhood and comes alive […]

Event Series Kids’ Nature Club

Kids’ Nature Club

Oak Lane Library 6614 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Stop and smell the flowers! Learn about plants, bugs, birds, weather, and more with fun activities.  If it's below 85 degrees, they will meet outside on the front lawn; if not, they will be inside.   Best for children entering grades K-5 on Tuesdays, through […]

Event Series Center City Fit

Center City Fit

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Keep it movin’ with professional trainers from City Fitness! Every week, participants of all skill levels are invited to join free outdoor workouts in the heart of Center City. Classes will change throughout the season, with Zumba kicking things off in April and May.   […]

Event Series Yoga for Curious Kids

Yoga for Curious Kids

Chestnut Hill Library 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Children will be guided to explore their capacity for physical and mental balance, strength and flexibility using the tools of movement, mindfulnness, conscious breath, and relaxation.  Music, stories and games using children's creative contributions promote joyful engagement with skill development in the techniques of yoga.  […]