Tag Archives: weekend events in Philadelphia

A Super Weekend in Philly and the Southern New Jersey Shore

As you may have heard, the Eagles are going to the Super Bowl! We’ve got a guide with plenty of fun watch parties all lined up for you. Plus, we’ve got other great activities in the days preceding the biggest game of the year.

Boy Scouts of America Expo

February 3 10:00 AM

Hamilton Hall
Mays Landing, NJ

The theme for this year’s expo is “Discovery!” Come and see what these exceptional young men have discovered this past year. While you’re there, enjoy watching the kids participate in the exciting pinewood derby race.

Stinky Kids: the Musical

February 3-11 (various times)

Walnut Street Theatre

Philadelphia, PA

Follow the funny story of Britt, as she and her friends embark on an epic adventure to get a hunk of gum unstuck from Britt’s hair.

Barber Shop Quartet

February 3 1:00 PM

Avalon History Center

Avalon, NJ

The women of the Cape Shore Chorus are warmed up and ready to sing favorite American songs with their killer harmonies.

African American History Month

Through February 28

National Constitution Center

Philadelphia, PA

With special exhibits and programming, the National Constitution should be a destination this year for your Black History Month commemorations.

Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Opens February 3

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the ancient adaptability and unique life of the crocodile species. Learn interesting facts about the species and how they’ve managed to survive for so many years at this fascinating exhibit.

Super Bowl Tailgate Block Party – St. Stephen’s Green

February 4 11:00 AM

St. Stephen’s Green

Philadelphia, PA

This family-friendly Super Bowl tailgate will shut down 17th Avenue. Enjoy face painting, corn hole, a costume contest (even for dogs!) and plenty of other fun while cheering for the Eagles!

Super Bowl Tailgating- The Fillmore

February 4 3:30 PM

The Fillmore

Philadelphia, PA

Come and enjoy this all-ages watch party event on Sunday. Feast from the mouthwatering buffet and enjoy giveaways and live broadcasts from the event.

Friends and Fam Game Day- Punchline Philly

February 4 4:00 PM

Punch Line Philly

Philadelphia, PA

Watch the Super Bowl at Punchline! Purchase a buffet ticket and reserve your seat for this exciting viewing party.

Super Bowl Viewing Party- Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest

February 4 6:00 PM

Delaware River Waterfront

Philadelphia, PA

Featuring all you can eat provided by Chickie’s and Pete’s, humongous 12 foot screens, and an open bar. Enjoy cheering for the hometown team at this watch party inside the heated lodge at Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest.

 

Join Stage and Ice Adventures This Weekend in Philadelphia and the Southern New Jersey Shore

Whether you’re in the mood for a stage production, art and stories, or some calming craft time, there’s plenty to enjoy this weekend. Go explore all that Philadelphia and the Southern New Jersey Shore have to offer with these fun events. 

The Phantom Tollbooth

January 19-21 (Various Times)

Wolf Playhouse

Bryn Mawr, PA

Enjoy this play and watch young Milo on a whimsical adventure. Follow him as he’s tasked with saving princesses from the Land of Ignorance.

Disney on Ice Reach for the Stars

January 18-21

Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ

See all of your children’s favorite Disney characters on the ice at this magical event. Join favorites like Rapunzel, Elsa, and, of course, Mickey at this breathtaking show.

Glory of Stories

January 19 10:30 AM

Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, DE

Help your child fall in love with museums. Enjoy a story and then an introduction to a piece of art designed especially for children.

Crafternoon

January 20 1:00 PM

Brigantine Branch Library

Brigantine, NJ

Keep the creative parts of your brain in good working order. Join this event to take part in multiple crafting opportunities in a group setting.

Finders Keepers

January 20 12:00 PM

PHIT Comedy at Second Stage

Philadelphia, PA

Kids love comedy too! Take the kids to this family-friendly improv show. The entire family will enjoy an afternoon of giggles and fun with PHIT Comedy.

Pilates

January 20 9:30 AM

Mays Landing Branch Library

Mays Landing, NJ

Keep your body limber and toned with this Pilates class at the Mays Landing Library.  Participate in a fun strength and conditioning workout at this group event.

Build Your Own Terrarium

January 21 10:00 AM

Linvilla Orchards

Media, PA

Build a beautiful terrarium to view a world of plant life in your home. Create your own terrarium or add extra supplies and transform your creation into a fairy garden at Linvilla Orchards.

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Through February 4 (Various Times)

Walnut Street Theater

Philadelphia, PA

Murder and intrigue abound in this play adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles by Ken Ludwig. View just 5 actors portraying 40 different characters in this hilarious stage production.

 

 

 

Here’s What’s Happening This Weekend in Philadelphia and Along the Southern New Jersey Shore

Whether you’re looking for things to do with preschoolers, teens, the whole family, or something for just the adults, there are loads of opportunities to have fun this weekend. Get out and enjoy a live performance or take in an exhibit from this list. You don’t have any excuses to be bored this weekend in Philly and the Southern NJ Shore!

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: King for a Day

January 5-6 (various times, see website)

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia, PA

An opportunity for you to see Daniel Tiger with your little cubs! This live action show will be a fun and educational time for the preschoolers in your life.

Culinary Club: Second Helpings

January 6 2:00 PM

Ventnor Branch- Ventnor Community Center

Ventnor City, NJ

Have your teens and preteens come learn basic cooking skills while having a blast! January’s cooking club will focus on mastering breakfast and brunch recipes.

Eye on the Iconic Series Presents: Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown

Through January 7 (various times, see website)

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Wilmington, DE

Calling all fans of Netflix’s hit show The Crown. This is the final weekend to view this replica of the gown worn in the episode titled “Smoke and Mirrors.” Take a look at the gown and delve deeper into this exciting moment in history.

Constructing Play: Classic and Modern Building Toys

Through January 25 Monday-Saturday 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Center Architecture/ Design

Philadelphia, PA

Throughout the generations, children have experienced the world by playing with building toys. Explore building toys throughout the ages at this exhibit while enjoying creation stations and family workshops.

Winter Fountains

Through March 18

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia, PA

This outdoor art installation showcases artist Jennifer Steinkamp’s stunning moving displays. Go for a drive and take in this installation sponsored by the Association for Public Art.

Family Movie: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

January 6 2:00 PM

Brigantine Branch Library

Brigantine, NJ

Enjoy a fun family outing to view this hilarious movie. Based on the book of the same name, follow Alexander’s hijinks on one pretty awful day. Popcorn and juice will be provided at this screening and it will be an exciting event for the whole family.

Baby Bird Playdate

January 5 10:15

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia, PA

Elevate your playdates this week! Take a unique opportunity to play and learn with your toddler in the art museum with special walks through the gallery, art creating, and music.

Philly on Tap Tours

Tuesdays-Saturdays 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Clothes Pin Sculpture- 15th and Market Streets

Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy local beers while taking a walking tour through the city. Step into 3 iconic pubs to sample their brews while learning more about Philly!