101 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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Linvilla Orchard Lake Fishing

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Reel in the fun and enjoy a day fishing at Linvilla's Orchard Lake! The lake is regularly stocked with trout and catfish. No fishing license is required to fish at Linvilla but you must purchase tickets to fish. This is a Catch and Release program, […]

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

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

Experience the first-ever children’s museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s award-winning series, Doc McStuffins. Join the magical storytelling of Doc McStuffins as you help Doc and her friends in the new McStuffins Toy Hospital! This highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience will transport kids and […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Makin’ Music at Highland Orchards

Highland Orchards 1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester, PA

Head out to Highland Orchards for "Makin Music" in the picnic grove. Cost is $5 per participant and recommended for ages 2–10. Sign up in the farm market between 9–10 am. Afterwards, take your family to "pick your own" or grab a donut and apple […]

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Fresh Air Storytime

Tredyffrin Library 582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA

Tredyffrin Library is taking story time outside! Join Miss Stephanie on the grass behind the library for stories, songs, and fun! Please bring something to sit on. Story Time is recommended for children ages, 0–5. Registration is preferred but not required.

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Ardmore Library Teen Dungeons and Dragons Club

Ardmore Library 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Come learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons, at the Ardmore Library. This club for teens is a great introduction to role-playing games and a chance to practice math, problem solving, and teamwork while having fun! For ages 13 and up. This is an in-person […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Linvilla Orchard Lake Fishing

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Reel in the fun and enjoy a day fishing at Linvilla's Orchard Lake! The lake is regularly stocked with trout and catfish. No fishing license is required to fish at Linvilla but you must purchase tickets to fish. This is a Catch and Release program, […]

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

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

Experience the first-ever children’s museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s award-winning series, Doc McStuffins. Join the magical storytelling of Doc McStuffins as you help Doc and her friends in the new McStuffins Toy Hospital! This highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience will transport kids and […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Tiny Tot Jam Dance Circle

Lulu's Casita Ardmore 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Celebrate your child’s growth and development as they explore dance and movement with a variety of music genres. Included with admission.

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Ms. Dawnita’s Story Time at Ardmore Library

Ardmore Library 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Join Ms. Dawnita for an entertaining and fun story time! This story time is held outside at Ardmore Library, weather permitting and via Zoom. Registration is required. Once you are registered, a weekly update will be sent letting you know the latest plans. See library […]

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Teen STEM Hangout at Ardmore Library

Ardmore Library 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Teens are invited to come relax and play with STEM toys! Bring your own device (smartphone, tablet, or laptop) if you can, to connect to our robots, work on your STEM homework, or develop and show off an independent STEM project. Registration is required. The […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Stroll the Street in Manayunk

Manayunk Main Street Main Street Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA

Stroll the Street in Manayunk every Thursday evening in the summer until Labor Day for outdoor dining, shopping, and entertainment. Celebrate a summer evening and enjoy the charm of Manayunk with your friends and family at this weekly, pop-up walking event. This year 2022 there […]

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Kimberton Park Summer Concert Series

Kimberton Park 2202 Kimberton Road, Phoenxville, PA

The yearly Summer Concert Series in Kimberton Park features three concerts this summer. In the third and final concert in the series, JD Malone will end the series with a great performance and Brick & Blaze Pizza will be there for delicious dinner option. This […]

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Linvilla Orchard Lake Fishing

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Reel in the fun and enjoy a day fishing at Linvilla's Orchard Lake! The lake is regularly stocked with trout and catfish. No fishing license is required to fish at Linvilla but you must purchase tickets to fish. This is a Catch and Release program, […]

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

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

Experience the first-ever children’s museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s award-winning series, Doc McStuffins. Join the magical storytelling of Doc McStuffins as you help Doc and her friends in the new McStuffins Toy Hospital! This highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience will transport kids and […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Music Circle with Ruark

Lulu's Casita Ardmore 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Bring your little ones for music circle with Ruark on Fridays at 11 am. Music circle is included with regular admission.

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Kidchella 2022

Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse 3500 Reservoir Drive East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse welcomes back its popular Kidchella Music Festival featuring Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning, and nationally acclaimed children’s music artists alongside local youth performers and community partners. This summer, there is one more Kidchella date on Friday, August 19, with a Back to School […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Gay Street Open-Air Market

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

The Gay Street Open-Air Market is back for the 2022 summer season! Come visit this outdoor walkable market spanning four blocks in the heart of West Chester. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, Gay Street (between Matlack Street and New Street) will be […]

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Linvilla Orchard Lake Fishing

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Reel in the fun and enjoy a day fishing at Linvilla's Orchard Lake! The lake is regularly stocked with trout and catfish. No fishing license is required to fish at Linvilla but you must purchase tickets to fish. This is a Catch and Release program, […]

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Breakfast with the Giraffes

Elmwood Park Zoo 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA

Elmwood Park Zoo is giving the most important meal of the day a BIG upgrade! Enjoy a delicious, socially-distanced outdoor breakfast buffet, right next to our three towering giraffes. After you’ve cleared your plate, you’ll enjoy an exclusive giraffe feeding! Space is limited for this […]

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Bryn Mawr Farmer’s Market

Bryn Mawr Station 54 North Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

The Bryn Mawr Farmer's Market is an outdoor, producer-only farmers' market on Lancaster Avenue at Bryn Mawr Train Station, Bryn Mawr & Morris Aves. Beginning April 2nd, the market is open every Saturday from 9 am – 1pm.

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

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

Experience the first-ever children’s museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s award-winning series, Doc McStuffins. Join the magical storytelling of Doc McStuffins as you help Doc and her friends in the new McStuffins Toy Hospital! This highly interactive English and Spanish bilingual experience will transport kids and […]

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Upper Merion Farmers Market

Upper Merion Township Building 175 W Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia, PA

Come support local farmers, artisans, musicians, and other vendors at this community-focused market featuring farm-fresh goods and sustainable products. The market is open from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, rain or shine, from mid-May through the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Daytime Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Bala Cynwyd Farmers Market

One Belmont Avenue 1 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA

The Farm to City Bala Cynwyd farmers market is open for the season on Saturdays from June 4 through Nov. 19! Located in the the parking lot at One Belmont Avenue, the farmers market operated from 10 am to 2 pm and features local purveyors […]

Ardmore Rock N’ Ride – Main Line Bike Race & Music Festival

Ardmore Rock N' Ride is a community fundraising event, benefiting Narberth Ambulance. This free, outdoor, family friendly event features an official USA Cycling bike race, a multi-stage concert featuring nationally renowned talented produced by Ardmore Music Hall, a youth bike race, and a family fun […]

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The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia

Independence Visitor Center 599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia while soaking in the fullest array of our nation's most important and historical monuments and sights in this exciting and fact-filled, 90-minute adventure. With a focus on the city's early history, Black Philadelphia Walking Tour will bring to […]

Sprinkler Summer Nights (and Days)

B-Field 1206 Hallowell Street, Conshohocken, PA

Summer Sprinkler nights are back! Join the Conshohocken Fire Department on two dates of fun. Monday, July 25th, (6:30-7:30pm) at Marywood Park Saturday, August 20th (2:30-3:30pm) at B-Field Meet your local firefighters, tour the fire trucks, shoot the fire hose, and most importantly, beat the […]

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Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Evening Admission)

Franklin Institute 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia, PA

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 […]

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Gay Street Open-Air Market

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

The Gay Street Open-Air Market is back for the 2022 summer season! Come visit this outdoor walkable market spanning four blocks in the heart of West Chester. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, Gay Street (between Matlack Street and New Street) will be […]

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