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    Published: 2020

    Updated: June 29, 2021

    By: Phillyfunguide Staff 

    • Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

    Looking for something to do with your kids? The Phillyfunguide has all sorts of virtual and in-person events for kids of all ages, from attractions at local zoos and the Franklin Institute to outdoor gardens and theater shows!*

     

    Below you'll find affordable events and attractions that are fun for kids and adults. Want more? Check out our kids page.

     

    Share your favorite family day spots with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @Phillyfunguide.

     

    As always, make sure that you're submitting your events to Phillyfunguide through our submission page!

     

    *Please be sure to view and participate in these activities safely. For up-to-date information on the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, visit their official website.

    Check out these family friendly events happing in the Philadelphia area! 

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    KIDS
    Big Time: Life in an Endangerous Age
    Philadelphia Zoo
    March 29th, 2021 - September 30th, 2021
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Wagner Free Institute of Science Museum Summer Fun!
    Wagner Free Institute of Science
    July 6th, 2021 - August 27th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Virtual Small Fry Camp - Creature Teachers
    Center for Aquatic Sciences
    August 5th, 2021 - August 26th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Portside on the Pier: Summer Arts Camp
    Portside Arts Center
    July 5th, 2021 - August 20th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Measurement Rules
    Mercer Museum
    May 23rd, 2021 - September 5th, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition
    The Franklin Institute
    February 13th, 2021 - November 28th, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
    The Academy of Natural Sciences of...
    May 18th, 2020 - November 18th, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Magnificent Measures! The Hausman-Hill Collection of Calculating Instruments
    Mercer Museum
    May 23rd, 2021 - September 5th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Spookley the Square Pumpkin presented by Upper Darby Summer Stage
    Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
    August 4th, 2021 - August 5th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Virtual Junior Marine Biologist Camp - Shark Myths and Mysteries
    Center for Aquatic Sciences
    August 3rd, 2021 - August 5th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Shark Summer
    Adventure Aquarium
    July 11th, 2021 - September 6th, 2021
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    OUTDOORS
    Revival Walks at Tacony Creek Park with Lela Aisha Jones & Company
    Olney Culture Lab of CultureTrust...
    August 5th, 2021 - August 7th, 2021
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    VOLUNTEER
    ABCD Study: Activity and Behaviors in Children's Daily Life
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    March 25th, 2021 - September 30th, 2021
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    MUSIC
    AC @ Home: Listen Up Series
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021
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    FREE
    Annenberg Center @ Home Blog
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Discover the Best Virtual Activities from Partners of the Children's Festival
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Artists In Bloom Activity Workbooks
    Woodmere Art Museum
    February 2nd, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
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    SUMMER
    Half Day Art and Clay Camps
    Oxford Arts Alliance
    July 12th, 2021 - August 6th, 2021
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    FILM
    Movie "The Trolls World Tour"
    Collegeville Economic Development...
    August 6th, 2021
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    SUMMER
    Peach & Sunflower Festival
    Linvilla Orchards
    August 7th, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Northlandz Car & Music Show at Flemington New Jersey
    Northlandz
    August 7th, 2021
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    MUSEUMS
    Big Ideas for Little Learners featuring the Positive Movement Drumline
    National Liberty Museum
    August 7th, 2021
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Virtual Kids Art Workshop
    Rush Arts Philly
    July 3rd, 2021 - August 14th, 2021
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    TOURS
    Underground Railroad Walking Tour
    Chester County History Center
    August 7th, 2021
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    FREE
    Market in the Vineyard
    Velvet Box Society
    August 7th, 2021
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    THEATRE
    Smoke & Mirrors Family Magic Theater Presents Peter Samelson
    Smoke & Mirrors Family Magic Show
    August 7th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Comic Book Club with Keville (ages 9-17)
    Rockdale Art Center
    August 9th, 2021 - August 13th, 2021
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    SUMMER
    Garden Center Annual Plant Sale
    Linvilla Orchards
    August 5th, 2021 - August 9th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Virtual Junior Marine Biologist Camp - Ocean Champions
    Center for Aquatic Sciences
    August 10th, 2021 - August 12th, 2021
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    KIDS
    Virtual Summer Drawing (Ages 9-17)
    Rockdale Art Center
    July 6th, 2021 - August 10th, 2021
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    MUSIC
    Virtual Beginner Guitar with Rachel Andie
    Philadelphia Folksong Society
    July 6th, 2021 - August 10th, 2021
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    APM's Sugar Cane Festival Month
    Asociación de...
    August 4th, 2021 - August 25th, 2021

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