Hooray for May and sunny skies, too! There’s plenty of family fun to be had this weekend from the science festival carnival to spring fairs, block parties, and so much more. Whatever you do, get outside and enjoy this beautiful first weekend of May with your kiddos this weekend!
Don’t miss the Science Carnival on the Parkway – the best and biggest outdoor science carnival around this Saturday May 2nd with more than 175 exhibitors offering non-stop family fun including science experiments, interactive activities, games, live entertainment and more. Plus food and other fun for the whole family! Free.
Kick off the season with an opening day and 35th birthday party celebration at Sesame Place this Saturday May 2nd starting at 10am. Enjoy at character celebration at 10am followed by meet and greets of the Sesame Place gang dressed in their birthday party attire. Tickets $45 and up. Order online for lowest tickets prices.
The 3rd Annual South Street Spring Festival takes place this Saturday May 2nd from 11am – 8pm. Enjoy eight blocks of food, drink, live music and fun for the whole family with three music stages, 40 bands, 30 restaurants, artists, vendors a fun kid zone and lots more! Free.
The Art of the Brick continues this weekend running Friday May 1st through Sunday May 3rd at The Franklin Institute. The display of LEGO brick masterpieces explores the intersection of art and science and will delight builders and LEGO fans of all ages. Tickets $24-$29 and does not include museum admission.
The Arden Theatre Company hosts this brand new play based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling featuring favorite characters brought to life on stage by five actors in this world-premier production. Weekend shows run Friday May 1st – Sunday May 3rd and are best enjoyed by families by children ages 5 and older. Tickets $20-$36.
Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum of Art on Sunday mornings including this Sunday May 3rd between 9:30am – 12pm. Free
The Land of Nod Bookmobile is making the rounds here in Philly this weekend and will be at SMITH Memorial Playground this Sunday May 3rd from 2pm – 4pm. Enjoy story time, crafts and more in this free Land of Nod bookmobile. Free.
Head to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts this Sunday May 3rd at 2pm for the Sunday Family Workshops where you’ll learn a traditional Mexican folk art called papel picado (“cut paper”) and creative festive displays to take home and enjoy. Free.