Flag Fest

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Jun 16 2018.
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Adults $5; Children $4
Contact Phone: 
215- 686-1252
Recommended Age: 
5 and up
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Flag Fest 2018 kicks off with Betsy Ross raising the flag over the House on Sunday, June 10th. Throughout the week, there are family-friendly activities such as watching chocolate demonstrations, posing for stars & strips selfies, and participating in historical meet and greets.

The 2018 schedule is as follows:

June 10th
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
11 AM - 4 PM: Historic Chocolate Demonstration sponsored by AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

June 11th
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
11 AM - 1 PM: Breeches & Petticoats

June 12th
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
11 AM - 1 PM: Betsy Ross' Flag History Program

June 14th
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfie
11 AM - 4 PM: Children’s interactive chocolate making demonstrations presented by AMERICAN HERITAGE ® Chocolate. There are 6 stations which allow children to learn how cocoa beans were winnowed, ground, and blended into the chocolate. They also get the opportunity to practice their hand at frothing and finally enjoying a delicious cup of 18th-century chocolate.
5 PM - 5:45 PM and 7 PM- 7:45 PM: Live Jazz music from Melange Jazz Ensemble (BYO)

Flag Day- June 14 (Free Admission all day courtesy of Dr. Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn)
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
11 AM - 3 PM: See the “Flag Ladies” from the Defense Logistics Agency hand-embroider a Vice Presidential Flag
1 PM: City of Philadelphia’s Official Flag Day Celebration
6 PM - 10 PM:  Evening Beer Garden presented by Devil’s Den in the Betsy Ross House courtyard

June 15th
10 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
11 AM - 1 PM: Meet George Washington
11 AM - 3 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
8:30 PM: Outdoor screening of 2017's Wonder Woman (purchase tickets here)

Stars & Stripes Saturday- June 16
10:15 AM: Flag Raising with Betsy Ross
10 AM - 5 PM: Stars & Stripes Selfies
10 AM - 5 PM: Meet Phillis in the Women at Work exhibit
10 AM - 5 PM: Carnival Games
10 AM - 6 PM: Meet Betsy Ross in her Upholstery Shop
11 AM: Professor Horn's Punch & Judy Show
12 PM: Give & Take Jugglers
1 PM: Professor Horn’s Punch and Judy Show
2 PM: Peter Pitchford’s Magic Show
3 PM: Professor Horn’s Punch and Judy Show
4 PM: Funicular Aerial Circus

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Location: 
Betsy Ross House
239 Arch St
19106 Philadelphia , PA 39° 57' 8.208" N, 75° 8' 40.6176" W
Pennsylvania
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