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FEATURED EVENTS

Festival of India at Penn's Landing

Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia (CIO) presents Festival of India at Great Plaza Penns Landing on Aug 20th 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Let's celebrate India's 75th Independence Day with participation from various cultural organizations. Food, Dance, Shopping and so much fun.
Dates: 
08/20/2022
12 pm
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Location:

Penn's Landing
601 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

(215) 922-2FUN

The 36th Annual 2022 Philly Caribbean Festival

Join Us For The 36th Annual 2022 Philly Caribbean Festival. After A Hiatus In 2020, And A Lack Luster Virtual Festival, WE BACK OUTSIDE!! We Will Be Live At Penn's Landing In The Heart Of Philadelphia, Pon' Di River, Pon' Di Bank. Di BIGGEST Caribbean Gathering Of More than 70K People All Together For The Best Caribbean Cuisine, Art, Music Performances, Culture And Educational Scholars In America. The MOST Beautiful Smiles On The Planet. Free Admission For All Ages. Tell Ya Family, Tell Ya Friends, Tell Di World. Bring Ya Pride, Wave Ya Flag, Talk IN Ya Accent. Use Ya Patois & Have Some Fun Because, "ALL AH WE AH ONE."
Dates: 
08/21/2022
12 - 8 pm
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Location:

Penn's Landing
601 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

(215) 922-2FUN

Sand Sculptures in the Village - At Peddler's Village

Bucks County Beach Days: Sand Sculptures in the Village. Celebrate summer vibes with larger-than-life sand sculptures and play-all-day sandboxes designed for family fun! Free and open to the public from June 8 through August 31, Bucks County Beach Days: Sand Sculptures in the Village will showcase eight sculptures created by four world-renowned master sand sculptors. The spectacular sculptures pay homage to Bucks County’s rich history, landmarks, and scenery. Sandboxes designed for family play will also be placed throughout the property. The event is one of many planned during Peddler’s Village’s celebratory 60th anniversary year.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
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Organization:

Peddler's Village

Location:

Peddler's Village, Routes 202 & 263 Lahaska,
Bucks County, PA, 18931
United States

Phone:

(215) 794-4000

Family Field Trip: Creativity & Crafts - Eastern State Penitentiary

On the second Sunday of every month at 11:30 am, join Eastern State's education team for a journey through the history of creativity at the penitentiary. This month, let’s get creative! Learn more about creativity at Eastern State and in prisons today. Talk about crafts made by people incarcerated at Eastern State like jewelry, wallets, figurines, and more. Then, make your own piece of jewelry to wear home. Family Field Trips are open to all, but are designed with children ages 8-13 and their caregivers in mind. This program lasts 45 minutes. Family Field Trips are included with standard admission to the historic site, subject to availability. Daytime tour tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the door. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time, and ask a staff member to direct you to the meeting point.
Dates: 
08/14/2022
11:30 - 12:15 pm
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Location:

2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19130
United States

Phone:

(215) 236-3300

Blue Cross River Rink Summerfest 2022

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest is one of the Philadelphia Waterfront's favorite Summertime traditions featuring outdoor roller skating, boardwalk games and rides, mini-golf, and great food and drinks, all with soaring views of the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge. Summerfest is the perfect place for a family outing, a school trip, or a meet-up with friends.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
Sunday: 11 AM - 11 PM Monday - Thursday: 1 PM - 11 PM Friday: 1 PM - 1 2 AM Saturday: 11 AM - 1 2 AM
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Location:

121 N. Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

(215) 922-2FUN

Philly River Stroll Sounds at Blue Cross RiverRink

Philly River Stroll Sounds includes an exciting range of outdoor activities while enjoying both live bands and local DJ's. The Women's Coalition for Empowerment, Inc. in partnership with Delaware River Waterfront Corporation surrounding restaurants, pop-up beer gardens, live entertainment and more activations along the popular waterfront area.
Dates: 
08/16/2022
08/23/2022
08/30/2022
4 - 7 pm
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Location:

Blue Cross RiverRink
101 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

(215) 922-2FUN

Light: Installations by Bruce Munro - Longwood Gardens

Experience the dazzling artistry and infinite imagination of artist Bruce Munro in the splendor of our Gardens. Before dusk, explore gardens awash in brilliant blooms and enjoy live music in the Beer Garden. As darkness falls and Light’s eight installations—some with sound, some static, and all beautiful—begin to come on throughout our indoor spaces and outdoor vistas, experience, Light at your own pace and in any order—from the breathtaking Field of Light with 18,000 illuminated bulbs stretching across the Large and Small Lake landscape, to pulses and streams of light and sound with SOS in the Orchard, to the immersive sensory environment C-scales in the Exhibition Hall—and join us for that evening’s Illuminated Fountain Performance. There’s even more fun to be had afterward, as we remain open—and Light remains on view—until 11:00 pm.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
Monday, Wednesday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00 am–11:00 pm
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Organization:

Longwood Gardens

Location:

1001 Longwood Rd
Kennett Square, PA, 19348
United States

Phone:

610.388.1000

Harry Potter and the Wizarding World - The Franklin Institute

This groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. From the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle to the antics of its mischievous yet brilliant students; from daring duels to dragons and Dark Arts; from glittering Gringotts™ to the magnificent Ministry of Magic - the exhibition will bring magic to life, connect visitors with the larger global community of fans of the Wizarding World, and reveal the artistry and craftsmanship behind the blockbuster films.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
Time reservations vary
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Location:

222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States

Phone:

215.448.1200

Magic Shows at Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Ages 6 to 106 ... BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY! This one-hour show is filled with magic and laughs and features some of the top Family entertainers along with our traveling performers.
Dates: 
08/13/2022
08/20/2022
08/27/2022
1:00 PM
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Location:

2840 Pine Road Landmark Business Center
Huntingdon Valley , PA, 19006
United States

Phone:

267.626.1366

Family Fall Festival - Eastern State Penitentiary

Join us at Eastern State Penitentiary for some fall-themed family fun! Trick-or-treat inside the penitentiary, then explore Eastern State's history and legacy with the help of a special scavenger hunt designed with children ages 8-13 and their caregivers in mind. Kids in costumes (and their families) receive free admission with proof of Philadelphia residency. Family Field Trips are open to all, but are designed with children ages 8-13 and their caregivers in mind. This program lasts 45 minutes. Family Field Trips are included with standard admission to the historic site, subject to availability. Daytime tour tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the door. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start time, and ask a staff member to direct you to the meeting point.
Dates: 
10/30/2022
10 am - 12 pm
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Location:

2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19130
United States

Phone:

(215) 236-3300

2022 Peach Festival & Sidewalk Sale - At Peddler's Village

It’s a peach and shopping lover’s paradise with plenty of peachy treats, sizzling shopping deals, and scenic strolls through our summer gardens! Savor the flavors of all things peach from savory to sweet at the restaurants and weekend outdoor food tent. Satisfy your shopping desires as well as your tastebuds by checking out sizzling deals at the Annual Sidewalk Sale on August 5-7. On weekends, join us for live entertainment.
Dates: 
08/12/2022
08/13/2022
08/14/2022
10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
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Organization:

Peddler's Village

Location:

Peddler's Village, Routes 202 & 263 Lahaska,
Bucks County, PA, 18931
United States

Phone:

(215) 794-4000