There's nothing that says Halloween like pumpkins- except maybe a carved pumpkin. If you've ever carved your own pumpkin, you know how much work it can be even to follow a simple pattern. Featuring more than 5,000 brightly lit carved pumpkins, THE GLOW certainly doesn't disappoint when it comes to jack-o-lanterns. The larger-than-life pumpkin structures make this event a must-do for Halloween. Read on to find out all you need to know before attending this spectacular event.
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The Please Touch Museum has opened a brand new Grr-ific exhibit for fans of the PBS Kids show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. This adorable exhibit features life lessons straight from the show as well as all the hands-on fun that's typical of Please Touch.
Gone are the unseasonably hot days of September and the cooler days of October are (hopefully) on their way. Fall is here, whether it feels like it or not, and that means we've got plenty of apple picking, pumpkin picking, corn mazes, and more. Halloween is just around the corner and we have no shortage of fun activities. Whether you're looking to get some extra use out of those costumes, find a great place to trick-or-treat, get scared at a spooky haunted house, or try your luck at a haunted escape room, you can find just about anything in our Halloween Guide.
Let's be honest, having kids can be expensive. Entertaining kids can be even more expensive. Museums, zoos, and amusement parks can be fun and even educational, but not always economical. Sometimes the best time to go is when the littlest ones can still get in with free admission. Maybe you can even check a few things off of your bucket list. To make it easy, we've created this list of which places offer free admission for what ages. We've even included some more obscure museums so you can broaden your horizons and try some place new! So hurry up and plan that outing while the kids are still little.
There's no doubt about, the Delaware Valley offers no shortage of great classes for Philly area kids. Whether you're looking for swimming, dance, acting, or something crafty, you can find just about anything around here. That's why we've decided to round up some of the more unique classes for kids around Philadelphia. Now is the perfect time to expose your kids to as much as possible so they can discover their own passions.
Philly Fringe Festival returns every year in September. With tons of independent productions exploding with talent and unique ideas, it's such a wonderful time to check out theatre, dance performances, and more in Philadelphia. If you have kids, it can be quite the challenge to find the right Fringe show. Many shows in the festival feature adult themes and content, and ocassionally even nudity, so just how do you navigate this amazing festival with children? Don't worry, we've made it easy by rounding up tons of great Fringe shows that are safe to bring the kiddos to. So get ready to see some spectacular shows like nothing you've ever seen before.
The school year has begun and whether you're already missing summer, or relieved to have the kids out of the house- it's always bittersweet. Lunches need to be packed, there's homework to be done, and sometimes it can feel like there's not enough time in the days. Don't let September pass you by! We know you're busy getting back into the swing of things, so we've rounded up all the best events for Philly kids this month in one easy place. This month's fun includes free museum admission, the start of Fall activities, an annual Mushroom Festival, a visit from Thomas the Train, and more.
Kids love to play and parents love it when they learn new things while they do it. Just a short drive away in Wilmington, Delaware, the Delaware Children's Museum is an interactive, educational, and hands-on museum where kids can learn while they play. Kids can play, climb, jump, and splash, all while learning about the human body, building, conservation, and more.