Photo of Flag Fest by Albert Yee
Photo of Flag Fest by Albert Yee

Father's Day Weekend Fun for Philly Kids: FatherFest, Airplane Day, Flag Fest June 15-16

Philly families are sure to notice that this weekend's events calendar is filled with fun focused on Dad. After all, he helps Philly kids out in so many ways such as assisting with homework, teaching how to throw a curve ball, and driving the kiddos to extracurricular activities. Is he adventuresome? Musical? Outdoorsy? History Buff? Economical? No matter what kind of Dad you've got, we've got some fun in store for you.

Impress Dad with a helicopter ride at the American Helicopter Museum during FatherFest or watch the planes take off and land during Fort Mifflin's Airplane Day. Those who like music can listen to the sweet sounds of the Kimmel Center organ or rock out to a little Grateful Dead at Ardmore Music Hall. Dads who like nature can check out the piggies at Ross Mill Farm, participate in a nature scavenger hunt at Norristown Farm Park, or camp out at Riverbend Environmental Education Center. Be sure to visit Historic Philadelphia and take part in its Flag Fest festivities including Stars and Stripes Saturday. And, don't miss free fun such as Public Archaeology Day at Newlin Grist Mill and Father's Day Read-a-Thon at the Community Education Center. Plus, Dad gets in free at Diggerland and the Academy of Natural Sciences. See, Dad, we are saving you money!

Mommy Poppins Philadelphia wishes all of the Philly guys out there a great Father's Day weekend.


Downtown Ambler
Butler Avenue
Ambler, PA 19002

The Rotwitt Theater of McShain Performing Arts Center - Rosemont College
1400 Montgomery Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

St. Anthony's Parish
901 N DuPont St.
Wilmington, DE 19805

Historic Germantown
6300 Block of Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Ross Mill Farm
2464 Walton Road
Jamison, PA 18929

Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware
Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads
Philadelphia, PA 19153

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Winterthur, DE 19735

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Norristown Farm Park
2500 Upper Farm Rd
East Norriton, PA 19403

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380

Ardmore Music Hall
23 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003

Diggerland USA
100 Pinedge Ct
West Berlin, NJ 08091
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