March GoList: The Best Things To Do With Philly Kids

Winter and Early Spring Fun Events for Families in Philadelphia PA

Here comes the sun, Philadelphia! Spring is right around the corner. This month is full of the taste of sweet maple syrup, beautiful flowers, and we can't forget- leprechauns! As the cold starts to break, we can count on plenty of ways to get outdoors and play this month.

Although, you never know, maybe we still have time to get that one big snow day in! Hurry up, and check all the winter fun off your list before it's too late. As always, check our event calendar for even more fun things happening this March!

1. Paleopalooza- Philadelphia
March 2-3, 2019
Head to the Academy of Natural Sciences for this two-day festival of fossils, with extra special treats to celebrate the event's 10th Anniversary!

2. PHS Philadelphia Flower Show- Philadelphia
March 2-10, 2019
View all the beautiful floral displays at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show's "Flower Power."

3. GiveBack Workshop - Philadelphia
March 9, 2019
During the GiveBack Workshops at National Liberty Museum, Families work together to complete a “make-and-donate” activity. For the March event, the themed activity is Color a Smile/Cradles to Crayons.

4. Waterways Goat Walk - Philadelphia
March 10, 2019
The Philly Goats are partnering with Lets Go Outdoors! to bring families a monthly guided walk. Participants can expect a 2 hour interactive outdoor program where participants can learn all about water.

5. St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Philadelphia
March 10, 2019
Celebrate the luck of the Irish at Philly’s own St. Patrick’s Day Parade. From Irish dancers to marching bands, this year’s parade has it all. The 2019 theme is “St. Patrick, Unite Us!”

6. Irish Music Festival - New Hope
March 15-16, 2019
Bucks County Playhouse hosts an Irish Music Festival to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Audiences can expect with live music from The Galway Girls, The John Bryne Band, and The River Drivers.

7. Annual Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Levittown
March 16, 2019
Prepare to be entertained as dancers and musicians celebrate all things Irish. The parade starts from Conwell-Egan Catholic High School and ends at the Levittown American baseball fields on New Falls Road.

8. The Great Narberth Leprechaun Hunt- Narberth
March 16, 2019
Search for leprechauns in exchange for chocolate coins at this fun annual event.

9. St. Patrick’s Day Stuffed Animal Clinic - Wilmington, DE
March 17, 2019
Delaware Museum of Natural History is ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this Stuffed Animal Clinic. Children are asked to bring their stuffed friends for a check-up with the animal doctor. Afterwards, kids listen to stories and have tea and treats.

10. Trout Fishing in the Farm Park - East Norriton
March 23, 2019
Welcome spring to Norristown Farm Park by participating in the opening of trout season. Park Ranger Jake leads the group for a primer on trout fishing. Additional topics covered include cold water fish habitat, the life cycle of trout, and different trout species. Pre-registration is required.

11. Autism Friendly Train - Boyertown
March 30, 2019
Colebrookdale Railroad offers an autism friendly event including a sensory-friendly train ride along the scenic line.

12. Play-a-Palooza- Philadelphia
March 30, 2019
Come to Smith Playground's annual seasonal opening party!

13. PA Maple Festival - Meyersdale
March 30-April 7, 2019
Celebrate spring and the tapping of local maple trees for sap at The Pennsylvania Maple Festival. During the festival, families have the opportunity to learn about the culture, industry, and commerce from the last 170 years.


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