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Gather ‘Round the Campfire for National S’mores Day

Celebrate the end of summer--and this gooey treat--in Philly and the Main Line.

August 10 is National S’mores Day, which is the perfect excuse to indulge in this gooey, chocolatey treat. If you want to get in on the fun, there are celebrations planned to connect with nature, celebrate summer, and of course enjoy s’mores!


National S’mores Day Fest at The Piazza

August 10, 5—10 pm

1001 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia


Come out for live music in the Piazza (7 pm), games, contests, and giveaways, plus s’mores, other treats, and more.

Shooting Stars and S’mores

August 10, 8–10 pm

The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd., Philadelphia


Explore the sky during the summer’s most spectacular meteor shower, the Perseids. There will be telescopes, star maps, and laser pointers to find constellations, planets, and stars. And, of course, what night would be complete without a campfire and s’mores? Space is limited so be sure to pre-register.

Main Line

S’mores Day Fun at Tyler Arboretum

August 10, 6:30—8 pm

515 Painter Rd., Media


Celebrate National S’mores Day to experience this yummy treat in a whole new way! Play some wacky games, go on a hike and try out different variations of this summertime favorite around the campfire. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Pre-register online.

S’mores and More at Riverbend (Note: This event is on August 11)

August 11, 3—5 pm

1950 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne


Come to Riverbend for a fun summer afternoon with campfire and nature exploration. Gather around the camp fire to roast marshmallows and soak up the last of summer. Register online.


Photograph by Jessica Ruscello for iStock.

Contributing Writer