School is out and there is plenty of fun to be had in and around Philly this weekend with the Tall Ships on the river, Marvel Universe Live and so much more!
The Marvel Experience
Lincoln Financial Field
1 Lincoln Financial Field Way
Save the world in this interactive character experience happening this weekend June 26th – 28th at the Lincoln Financial Field! See your favorite Marvel characters in action and get in on the fun with this hyper-reality immersive experience! Tickets $24.90 – $54.90.
Raspberry Festival and Pirate Day
137 W. Knowlton Road
Head to Linvilla Orchards this Saturday, June 27th for the annual Raspberry Festival with Pick Your Own berries and Pirate Day fun, too! Bring the whole family out for pick your own raspberries, as well as family fun and entertainment with character visits, pirate themed fun with Cap’n Silly Joe, magic, and a rocking steel band performance and more! Free.
40th Street Summer Series
40th and Walnut Streets
The 40th Street Summer Series in West Philadelphia this Saturday, June 27th at 6 p.m. featuring Ballet X and Kyo Daiko, a community taiko drumming group. This free summer concert series captures the soul of the neighborhood and offers a fun, free, community event for all. Free.
Spruce Street Harbor Park & Blue Cross River Rink
Columbus Blvd. and Market Street
The fun on the river continues this weekend at Spruce Street Harbor Park Blue Cross River Rink June 26th – 28th open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Families can enjoy fun and food on the river as well as the new outdoor roller skating rink featuring roller skates and in-line skates for rent! Free admission. $3 skating, $10 skates rental.
Philadelphia – Camden Waterfront
The Tall Ships take over the Philadelphia – Camden waterfront along the Delaware River this weekend running Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th. Don’t miss this spectacular site of beautiful and rarely seen ships gracing our waterfront. And your family will not want to miss the world’s largest rubber ducky docked there, too! Waterfront viewing is free. Tours and on-board visits start at $15.99.
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The Animal Grossology exhibit continues this weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Kids of all ages will be amused and educated with this fun exhibit highlighting the slimiest, stinkiest, and yuckiest creatures on earth! Exhibit entrance is $5.00 in addition to museum admission $15.95/adults, $13.95 kids ages 3-12.
515 Painter Road
It’s the annual Fairy and Wizard Festival happening Sunday, June 28th at Tyler Arboretum from 10 a.m. -2 p.m! Put on your wings and grab your wands and get ready for some magical fun for the whole family where kids can become a dragon, make a fairy wand, plant magic beans, listen to enchanted tales and lots more. Free with admission. $11 for adults, $7 for children ages 3-15, children under 3 free.
The Art of the Brick
The Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th Street
The Art of the Brick continues this weekend running Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th at The Franklin Institute. The display of LEGO brick artistic masterpieces explores the intersection of art and science and will delight builders and LEGO fans of all ages. Tickets $24-$29 and does not include museum admission.
Free Sundays at the Brandywine River Museum of Art
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman’s Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA
Enjoy free admission to the beautiful Brandywine River Museum of Art on Sunday mornings including this Sunday, June 28th between 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Free