Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards. Photo by R.Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia
Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards. Photo by R.Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

Things to Do in Philly this Weekend: Peppa Pig, Faerie Fest, Trains September 14-15

There is no doubt about it. Philly kids are in for a fantastic September weekend. From opportunities to see beloved children's characters such as Peppa Pig and Thomas the Tank Engine to enchanting themed events featuring faeries and wizards, young ones throughout the region are sure to be filled with delight and adventure. 

After seeing your kids' favorite television idol, make lasting family memories at a local festival. Step back in time to learn about archaeology at Newlin Grist Mill or watch tin smithing and corn husk doll making demonstration at Evans-Mumbower Mill. Ride the amusements at Radnor Fall Festival, taste delicious Mexican cuisine at Penn's Landing, or listen to dynamic storytelling at Howell Living History Farm. Get a jumpstart on seasonal fun and embrace autumn by building a scarecrow at Peddler's Village or taking a hayride at Hellerick's Family Farm.

Don't forget to view our list with the region's best fall consignment sales to outfit your crew for sweater weather. Be sure to check back since new sales are constantly being added. Continue reading for our top picks for the weekend ahead.

Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA

The Barns Visitor Center
1736 Creek Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Linvilla Orchards
137 Knowlton Rd
Media, PA 19063

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

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

Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Winterthur Musuem, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807

The Village of Arts and Humanities
2544 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19133

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

Green Lane Park
2144 Snyder Road
Green Lane, PA 18054

100 N 18th Street #2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Evans-Mumbower Mill
Township Line & Swedesford Roads
North Wales, PA

Perelman Jewish Day School/Forman Center
7601 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027

Rockwood Park
610 Shipley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19809

Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA
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