Photo of Boo at the Zoo by Stolzman courtesy of Elmwood Park Zoo
Photo of Boo at the Zoo by Stolzman courtesy of Elmwood Park Zoo

25 Best Events this Fall for Philly Preschoolers and Toddlers

Cooler air, changing leaves, and houses adorned with pumpkins and mums are strong indicators that the season of fall has begun in the Delaware Valley. Philly preschoolers can look forward to lots of autumn excitement found in our events calendar. From fall festivals and apple picking to corn mazes and Halloween fun, little ones are sure to embrace this time of year. Our list includes activities such as picking the perfect pumpkin, taking a scenic train ride, enjoying nature, or splurging with a trip to an amusement park. Keep reading for our favorite fall-themed fun specifically with toddlers and preschoolers in mind.


Briar Bush Nature Center
1212 Edgehill Road
Abington, PA 19001

Franklin Square
200 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA 19401

Storybook Land
6415 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Woodmere Art Museum
9201 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Bartram’s Garden
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Road
Allentown, PA 18104

West Chester Railroad
230 E Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382

Knoebels'
391 Knoebels Blvd
Elysburg, PA 17824

Hagley Museum
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE 19807

Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road, Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348

The Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Downtown Narberth
Forrest Ave & Haverford Ave,
Narberth, PA 19072

Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd
Media, PA 19063

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091

Rockwood Park
610 Shipley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19809

Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA 18931

Hellerick's Family Farm
5500 North Easton Road (Route 611)
Doylestown, PA 18902

The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Road
Doylestown, PA 18901

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagys Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128