January GoList: The Best Things To Do With Philly Kids

Winter Fun Events for Families in Philadelphia PA

January is such an exciting time for Philly families! The new year has begun and new adventures await. Create new memories this year by checking out each of our GoLists every month to see what's happening near you. Don't forget to read our Annual GoList to find all the best events happening in 2018. 

Mommy Poppins wishes everyone a happy and healthy 2018!

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Mummers Parade- Philadelphia
January 1, 2018
Join this only-in-Philly tradition as the colorful Mummers strut down Broad Street. Find a spot at one of the three performance zones to catch the Fancies, Comics, and String Bands.

Peter Pan- Philadelphia
January 1-21, 2018
Visit Neverland at the Arden Theatre! Watch Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys take on Captain Hook in this modern twist on a classic tale.

 Visit the Merriam Theatre to see Daniel Tiger's King for a Day. Photo courtesy of The Kimmel Center.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: King for a Day!- Philadelphia
January 5-6, 2018
Have a royally great time at this all new show at the Merriam Theatre featuring Daniel, O the Owl, Katarina Kittycat, and more! 

The Phantom Tollbooth- Bryn Mawr
​January 19-21, 2018
Head to Wolf Performing Arts for this depiction of the popular children's book. Follow Milo on a journey through the Lands Beyond.

Grandparents' Read-Aloud Day- Chadds Ford
January 20, 2018
Kids can bring their grandparents (or a caregiver) to the Brandywine River Museum for a special read-aloud recognizing the uniqueness of every family. Kids will enjoy listening to a story, interacting with the artwork, and creating their own artwork to take home.

World Culture Series: Chinese New Year Celebration- Philadelphia
January 27, 2018
Visit the Penn Museum and celebrate the Year of the Dog. Learn more about the Chinese culture and how they celebrate this fun holiday through music, dance, demonstrations, workshops, and a parade.

 Check out this unique puppet show at the Perelman Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Kimmel Center.

IBEX Puppetry: Ajijaack on Turtle Island- Philadelphia
January 27, 2018
The Kimmel Center's Perelman Theatre hosts this unique puppet show. Meet Ajijaack and follow along as she learns lessons from her mentors: buffalo, deer, frog, dragonfly, coyote, and a turtle activist family.

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