Looking for family-friendly entertainers in Philadelphia? Check out these five performers or activities that the entire family will enjoy. Whether you need someone for a birthday party or someplace to take your children, the following entertainers are sure to please.
Zoo on Wheels presented by the Philadelphia Zoo
34th Street and Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Prices: $275-$450 for 20-45 minute shows
Hours: Click here to view the rental packets
Zoo on Wheels, presented by the Philadelphia Zoo, is a way to bring the fun and excitement of zoo animals to you and your family. Zoo naturalists will bring favorites from the Philadelphia Zoo as well as eco-friendly party favors, animal-themed crafts and a T-shirt for the birthday child. Kids get a chance to learn all about animals in this eco-friendly party experience. Parties are appropriate for ages four and up.
Bill and Tammy’s Children’s World Music Express (CWME)
World Cafe Live
3025 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Hours: Click here for packages
Bill and Tammy’s Children’s World Music Express (CWME) is a musical way to entertain while also teaching children about cultural diversity. CWME offers interactive and educational birthday party and special events entertainment featuring the music of Greece, Africa, India, South America, the Middle East and Asia. Bill and Tammy are both Philadelphia natives who have dedicated their lives to music and the arts, receiving advanced degrees in related fields.
Phillip and Henry: Amazing Magicians
Phillip and Henry provide children from 3-years-old to elementary to high school with high energy entertainment tailored to each individual age group. Shows are ensured to never scare children, just amaze and entertain. Shows run year round and are available for any event from birthday parties to corporate events. Check availability, get an instant quote, and book a show all online from the comfort of your home and with your children.
American Theater Arts for Youth
The Kimmel Center
300 South Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
American Theater Arts for Youth provides a variety of family appropriate performances, including “Black Journey,” “Alice in Wonderland,” “Wizard of Oz,” “Cinderella” and more. These performances feature all of the talent, sets and special effects you would expect from a Broadway performance, only you won’t have to make the drive. Fundraising opportunities are also available.
I Glide Tours and Rentals, LLC
Prices: Vary on event and group size. Click here to make a reservation.
I Glide Tours and Rentals provide a unique and exciting way to tour the city. Appropriate for families with children more than 13, I Glide Tours is a high-tech way to explore one of America’s oldest cities. Tours last approximately 2 to 3 hours, including a 30 minute training. I Glide is available for both events and other social gatherings.