Main Line Parent Community Calendar:

Fun Things To Do With Kids Around the Main Line

Discover family-friendly events with the Main Line Parent Community Calendar. Our team adds fresh content every week to help you make the most of raising kids in Philly’s Western Suburbs, from the baby and little ones-stage through the teen years and beyond! Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Gay Street Open-Air Market 2024

Downtown West Chester N. High and Gay Street, West Chester, PA

The Gay Street Open-Air Market returns for 2024 from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, September 29th! The Open-Air Market was created during the pandemic to give residents and visitors more space to shop, eat, and explore town. Now, it has become one of our most popular […]

Summer Nights at Sesame Place

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, United States

School is out, summer is in, and this season, Sesame Place Philadelphia will offer even more furry fun with extended evening hours during the all-new Sesame Place Summer Nights — Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, now through September 1! During Sesame Place Summer Nights, the park […]

Willows Park Concert Blast!

Willows Park Preserve 490 Darby Paoli Road, Villanova, PA

Come enjoy a fun summer evening at the Willows Park and Mansion! This is a FREE family event with live music, food (for purchase), community organizations, plus fireworks to cap off the night. The Mansion will be open during the event, too. Bring your own […]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square 200 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Franklin Square! The Festival is open nightly through August 18. The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square with awe-inspiring, interactive, larger-than-life lanterns during the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the iconic 200-foot-dragon […]

Event Series Outdoor Movie Nights

Outdoor Movie Nights

Peddler’s Village 100 Peddlers Village, New Hope, PA, United States

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and friends for a movie under the stars! As a way to say “thank you” to our neighbors and local community members who support Peddler’s Village year ’round, they are presenting FREE outdoor screenings of new and classic movies […]

Fireworks at Cherry Crest Farm

Cherry Crest Farm 150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm is a destination for family fun in Lancaster, PA, with outdoor attractions like games, slides, rides, a petting zoo, and lots more, plus a regular schedule of kids' festivals in the summer. After a day of fun at Cherry Crest Farm, […]

Wild Kratts: Creature Power!

Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA

The Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! The Exhibit! opens May 31st! Visitors will embark on an adventurous experience focusing on building STEM skills while exploring the natural world. Created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and inspired by the popular PBS children’s series, Wild Kratts: Creature Power! invites you […]

Ice Cream Day at Please Touch Museum

Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA

Cool off from the summer heat and score a sweet treat. Celebrate Ice Cream Day with a scoop of ice cream, sponsored by Bassetts! Ice cream-themed programming and a free scoop of Bassetts ice cream  (while supplies last), included with museum admission.

Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

Event Series Easttown Repair Cafe

Easttown Repair Cafe

Trinity Presbyterian Church 640 Berwyn Avenue, Berwyn, PA

Come one, come all. Invite your neighbors and friends! Repair volunteers will be in the Fellowship Hall and ready to help fix your broken items! There will be coffee, pastries, and plenty of experienced repair techs! All is FREE and everyone is welcome (children included!) […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a live sloth, […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Gay Street Open-Air Market 2024

Downtown West Chester N. High and Gay Street, West Chester, PA

The Gay Street Open-Air Market returns for 2024 from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, September 29th! The Open-Air Market was created during the pandemic to give residents and visitors more space to shop, eat, and explore town. Now, it has become one of our most popular […]

Summer Nights at Sesame Place

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, United States

School is out, summer is in, and this season, Sesame Place Philadelphia will offer even more furry fun with extended evening hours during the all-new Sesame Place Summer Nights — Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, now through September 1! During Sesame Place Summer Nights, the park […]

Historic St. George’s Colonial Day

Historic St. George's Museum and Archives 235 N 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join Historic St. George's for their Museum Colonial Day with games, crafts, outdoor activities! There will be a joint scavenger hunt with Christ Church: do half at HSG and finish at Christ Church! They will have tickets for free youth admission to Christ Church for […]

Free Apple Camp for Kids + Families

Apple Store, Suburban Square 61 St James Place, Ardmore, PA, United States

This year, Apple Camp invites children ages 6 to 10 and their parents or guardians to their local Apple Store to participate in the sessions: “Create an Interactive Story of Kindness.” Led by Apple Creatives, campers will work together to create their own interactive stories […]

10th Annual Summer Fun Jam in Paddock Park

Paddock Park 214 W. Hillcrest Avenue, Havertown, PA

Kelly Music for Life presents a FREE Event in the Park. Co-Hosted by Paddock Farms Civic Association. Live music, food, crafters, inflatables for the kids, and more. Saturday, July 20th  3 pm–9 pm at Paddock Park Pavilion: 214 W. Hillcrest Ave, Havertown, PA 19083. The […]

Tie Dye Music Festival

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA

Save the date for The Community Arts Center’s Tie Dye Music Festival on July 20th from 4–8 pm! Bring your refreshments, lawn chairs, and blankets to enjoy an evening of music and vendors on the side lawn at the Arts Center. In the case of […]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square 200 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Franklin Square! The Festival is open nightly through August 18. The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square with awe-inspiring, interactive, larger-than-life lanterns during the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the iconic 200-foot-dragon […]

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

The Bryn Mawr Gazebo 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts Series is hosted at the community gazebo in downtown Bryn Mawr, PA. In a cozy and intimate lawn and BYO chair atmosphere, both ticketed and free events are held on select days throughout the season, and the concert grounds for the […]

Event Series The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," The Art of the Brick exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the […]

Under The Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest

The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Travel to the most diverse ecosystem on the planet! Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest is an immersive exhibition introducing you to the fascinating world of rainforests and the animals that inhabit them. Learn about unique plants and rainforest ecology as you encounter a live sloth, […]

Event Series Garden Railway: Dinos!

Garden Railway: Dinos!

Morris Arboretum 100 E Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This summer, Morris Arboretum is featuring a brand new exhibition in their popular Garden Railway: Garden Railway: Dinos! Running May 25– September 30. With more than 15 different rail lines running along a third of a mile of track, visitors enjoy a spectacular display of […]

Gay Street Open-Air Market 2024

Downtown West Chester N. High and Gay Street, West Chester, PA

The Gay Street Open-Air Market returns for 2024 from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, September 29th! The Open-Air Market was created during the pandemic to give residents and visitors more space to shop, eat, and explore town. Now, it has become one of our most popular […]

Summer Nights at Sesame Place

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, United States

School is out, summer is in, and this season, Sesame Place Philadelphia will offer even more furry fun with extended evening hours during the all-new Sesame Place Summer Nights — Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, now through September 1! During Sesame Place Summer Nights, the park […]

Family Sundays at Suburban Square

Suburban Square Anderson & Coulter Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Family Sundays at Suburban Square are back! Head out to the Lawn for music, games, and kid-friendly activities with Go With Yoyo from 11 am–1 pm every Sunday in May though October. If inclement weather arises, please check the Suburban Square Instagram story for the most […]

Event Series Family Funday Sunday

Family Funday Sunday

Spruce Street Harbor Park 301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

Head down to Spruce Street Harbor Park on the Philly waterfront for free, Family Funday Sunday — every Sunday this summer from 11 am to 3 pm. There will be fun fitness classes, crafts, and activities, with pop-up play each week. Start your day with […]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square 200 N 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Franklin Square! The Festival is open nightly through August 18. The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival illuminates Franklin Square with awe-inspiring, interactive, larger-than-life lanterns during the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival! Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the iconic 200-foot-dragon […]

Wild Kratts: Creature Power!

Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA

The Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! The Exhibit! opens May 31st! Visitors will embark on an adventurous experience focusing on building STEM skills while exploring the natural world. Created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and inspired by the popular PBS children’s series, Wild Kratts: Creature Power! invites you […]