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High Five! Main Line Family-Friendly Weekend Events: September 7–8

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

Looking for more? Here’s what’s going on in Philly!

All Weekend

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

September 6—8

101 South Union Street, Kennett Square


This weekend-long festival features food, family fun, arts and crafts, kiddie rides, live performances, and much more! There’s also a carnival midway all weekend long at 600 Broad Street with even more rides and fun.

Broomall Fire Company Fall Carnival

September 6—8

Broomall Fire Company, 1 N. Malin Rd., Broomall


The Broomall Fire Company will be hosting its annual carnival with rides, games, and lots of family fun.

Disney’s Enchanted Tales Series: ‘Moana’

September 6—8

Movie Tavern, 110 Bartlett Avenue, Exton


This September, Movie Tavern is showing a different Disney classic each weekend for only $6! This week, it’s Moana!

‘The Crucible’

September 6—8

SALT Performing Arts at the Theatre at Yellow Springs, 1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs


SALT presents this Arthur Miller play about the Salem Witch Trials–and if your teens need to read it in English class this year, get a head start! The play is rated PG-13. Tickets available online.

First Responders Weekend at Sesame Place

September 7—8

100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne


Visit Sesame Place for an up close look at emergency vehicles, photos with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends dressed up in uniform and more!

Sunflower Festival at Hurricane Hill Farm

September 7—8

704 E. Reeceville Rd., Coatesville


Come and explore four acres of beautiful sunflowers at Hurricane Hill, including a scenic hayride out to the field. Plus, fun attractions like the small corn maze, rides, and more. Advanced tickets are required.


Bryn Mawr Day

September 7, 9 am—2 pm

7 N. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr


This free family fun event includes firetruck rides, face painting, acrobatic circus performances, petting zoo, live music, and more.

Early Access Morning at Elmwood Park Zoo

September 7, 9—10 am

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown


Elmwood Park Zoo offers the opportunity for guests with special needs and their family to enjoy early entry to the zoo. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the zoo in a relaxing setting before it opens to the general public. Pre-registration is required.

Family Game Day at Ardmore Library

September 7, 10 am—5 pm

108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore


Bring the family and play various board, card, and tabletop games. Instructions are included with each game, so don’t be afraid to try something new!

Family Fun Day

September 7, 10 am—1 pm

Paoli Presbyterian Church, 225 S. Valley Rd., Paoli


Family Fun Day is a community event that follows the Race for Refugees 5K, raising money to support the humanitarian crisis in Syria. The free event includes hayrides, crafts, music, food, face painting, and much more fun.

Royersford Community Day

September 7, 10 am—3 pm

Main Street between Third and Seventh streets, Royersford


This annual community event includes live music, food trucks, a new beer garden, vendors, a car show, and more. Plus, a kids’ area includes games, rides, and bouncy houses!

Free Preview Dance Classes at Institute of Dance Artistry

September 7, 10 am—1 pm

37 E. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting


At 10:30 am, kids age 3-6 can do a free class; then at 11:30 am, kids in grades K-3 can do a free hip-hop class! Open House and registration for all ages runs throughout the whole event.

Grandparent’s Day Story Time and Craft

September 7, 10:30 am

Belmont Hills Library, 120 Mary Waters Ford Rd., Bala Cynwyd


Celebrate Grandma and Grandpa, or any other special adult in your life. Geared towards toddlers but all ages welcome.

First Notes Baby-Toddler Music

September 7, 10:30—11:15 am

Gladwyne Library, 362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne


In this free class, little ones (ages 0-3) will take their first steps in singing, rhythm, movement, and small instruments. Pre-register online to reserve your spot.

Malvern’s Endless Summerfest

September 8, 11 am—4 pm

King Street, Malvern


Celebrate the end of summer with a day of fun, including live music, face painting, kids’ activities, games, inflatables, lots of food vendors, and more!

Haverford Music Festival

September 7, noon—9:30 pm

50 E. Eagle Rd., Havertown


More than 30 musical acts are set to perform on multiple stages for a full day of late-summer family fun at this free festival.

Phoenixville Blues Festival

September 7, noon—10 pm

Reeves Park, Phoenixville


Come enjoy a free day of performances by local, talented blues musicians, great food, and fun activities.

Descendants Event at Sweet and Sassy

September 7, noon

250 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Get ‘Descendants’ makeovers, sing and dance, and more! Book online.

Art in Elmwood Park

September 7, 2—6 pm

1325 Harding Blvd., Norristown


Enjoy live performances, meet vendors, local artists, and more.

Magical Unicorn Event at Sweet and Sassy

September 7, 3:45 pm

250 Plaza Drive, Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Get a unicorn makeover, eat snacks, and end with a Unicoronation! Book online.

REV Theatre Presents ‘Valentine to Vaudeville’

September 7, 5 pm

West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd


REV Theatre Company will bring musical joy to West Laurel Hill Cemetery with a free, unique, and exciting entertainment experience that’s fun for the whole family. This event is free and family-friendly, and West Laurel Hill encourages families to bring blankets or chairs and a picnic to enjoy on the grounds before the performance.

Friends of Glen Providence Park’s Arts in the Park

September 7, 5—6:30 pm

Glen Providence Park, 550 W. State Street, Media


Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for a late afternoon concert by Bill Ricchini of Summer Fiction.

Outdoor Movie Night: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

September 7, 7—8:30 pm

Suburban Square, Anderson and Coulter avenues, Ardmore


Gather in the courtyard for a fun, free outdoor movie night!


Fall Super Sunday

September 8, 9 am—4 pm

State Street, Media


Spring Super Sunday event promises family-friendly fun. State Street will be filled with vendors, arts and crafts, food, and much more throughout the day.

Grandparents Day at Elmwood Park Zoo

September 8, 10 am—5 pm

1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown


Grandparents will receive free admission to the zoo and special on-site discounts when they visit with their grandkids.

Neighborhood Fair at Berwyn United Methodist Church

September 8, noon—2 pm

140 Waterloo Ave., Berwyn


This free fair includes music, pony rides, face painting, bouncy house, food, and family fun.

Princess Meet and Greet at Sweet and Sassy

September 8, 11:30 am

250 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Share a magical party with princesses, including spa services, treats, photos, and of course a princess coronation!

Descendants Event at Sweet and Sassy

September 8, 1:40 pm

250 Plaza Drive Providence Town Center, Collegeville


Get ‘Descendants’ makeovers, sing and dance, and more! Book online.




Photograph courtesy of Visit Philadelphia.

Contributing Writer