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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Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Cradles to Crayon: Spring “Greening” Event

With Earth Day approaching, Cradles to Crayons is focused on their Spring Greening initiative which highlights their efficient and effective model of recycling and redistributing gently-worn children's clothing. When you support their mission, you are helping the environment at the same time as helping local […]

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. The new exhibit included a neighborhood walking tour, family-friend crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn about the Continental Navy and privateers.

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. The new exhibit included a neighborhood walking tour, family-friend crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn about the Continental Navy and privateers.

Folkshul’s Passover Seder

Join the Folkshul Community as we gather to retell the story of Passover with a social justice lens.  This FREE event is for all ages! Address will be given out after registration.    

Adath Emanu-El: Passover Seder

Adath Emanu-El 205 Elbo Lane, Mount Laurel, NJ, United States

A wonderful seder for anyone in the community who would like to celebrate Passover with like-minded Jews.

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

New Parent Meet Up – Organized by Nesting House

Philly Art Center (Mt. Airy) 530 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Recommended for new parents and their babies, this informal group is designed for families with infants to meet and share with one another thorough the beautiful and often challenging transition into parenthood. This is a free event, with no pre-registration required. Check social media for […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Fishtown Playschool Baby and Kids Rummage Sale Fundraiser

Fishtown Playschool 418 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Save the date! Fishtown Playschool will be hosting a baby and  kids rummage sale fundraiser on Saturday, April 27. Located at 11-1, 418 E. Girard, the school will be pricing everything to move, like an old school church rummage sale and leftovers will be donated […]

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Event Series Sign + Play

Sign + Play

Early Childhood Center at Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 143 W. Coulter Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf for a NEW ASL class designed for families with infants and toddlers. Learn signs to communicate with your little one! Learn fun ASL rhymes! Bond with your child! The goal of this class is to provide a fun […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. The new exhibit included a neighborhood walking tour, family-friend crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn about the Continental Navy and privateers.

Everyday Futures Fest 2024

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This year, Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) has 30 plus programs running through the month of April, and on the day of the block party itself, 30+ vendors, orgs tabling, and food pop-ups. Events range in craft, focus, and approach to sustainability, from an Appalachian […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. The new exhibit included a neighborhood walking tour, family-friend crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn about the Continental Navy and privateers.

PAFA Spring Family Festival

Lenfest Plaza 1537 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) holds its annual free Spring Family Festival, celebrating art and community, Sunday, April 28, 1:00-3:00 pm in Lenfest Plaza, 118-128 N. Broad Street. A raffle to win a free week of Summer Art Camp will be held during the festival. The Spring Family Festival features art-making stations […]

New Parent Meet Up – Organized by Nesting House

Philly Art Center (Mt. Airy) 530 Carpenter Ln, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Recommended for new parents and their babies, this informal group is designed for families with infants to meet and share with one another thorough the beautiful and often challenging transition into parenthood. This is a free event, with no pre-registration required. Check social media for […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Cherry Street Pier First Friday

Cherry Street Pier 121 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Visit the Cherry Street Pier on the First Friday of each month for exhibition openings, artist studio tours, markets, and stunning views of the Delaware River. All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  First Friday dates: January 5, February […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

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

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a […]

Event Series FAN EXPO Philadelphia

FAN EXPO Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

If you're into comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, or cosplay, come share our playground. You'll feel out of this world – and right at home. Find your fandom family at FAN EXPO Philadelphia. All 50,000 of them. Show Hours: Friday 4 PM – 9 PM^ […]

Event Series FAN EXPO Philadelphia

FAN EXPO Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

If you're into comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, or cosplay, come share our playground. You'll feel out of this world – and right at home. Find your fandom family at FAN EXPO Philadelphia. All 50,000 of them. Show Hours: Friday 4 PM – 9 PM^ […]

Event Series Sign + Play

Sign + Play

Early Childhood Center at Pennsylvania School for the Deaf 143 W. Coulter Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf for a NEW ASL class designed for families with infants and toddlers. Learn signs to communicate with your little one! Learn fun ASL rhymes! Bond with your child! The goal of this class is to provide a fun […]

Event Series Sound All Around Concerts

Sound All Around Concerts

Academy of Music 240 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Sound All Around is back for another season of musical exploration— ignite your child's imagination with Your Philadelphia Orchestra. Performance details are listed below. Each performance introduces the audience to a member of the string, woodwind, brass, or percussion family. Sound All Around is a […]