Family Friendly Events

Upcoming Events

Longwood Gardens - Festival of Fountains Jul 17

Summer at Longwood makes a splash as the Gardens’ fountain collection jets to life. The Main Fountain Garden offers jaw-dropping performances daily and extended hours for Illuminated Fountain Performances on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. Guests can also enjoy the Open…

Summer Nights at Hagley Jul 17

Relax and enjoy a summer stroll along the Brandywine’s most beautiful mile every Wednesday evening from June through August at this dog-friendly series. Bring the whole family for food, live music, outdoor games, and all-around good times in a beautiful setting. Guests are…

World Snake Day Jul 17

SSSS-celebrate SSSSS-snakes! Have you ever wondered how snakes eat? Have you ever wondered how their scales feel? How about how they sleep? These questions and more answered when you participate in our World Snake Day demonstrations, animal shows, and activities. Free with…

Third Thursdays at Nemours Estate Jul 18

Join us for Third Thursday in July with discounted admission, live music from The Honey Badgers, food trucks from Kapow, Mojo Loco, and Dixie’s Down Home, along with beer and wine! This event is gardens-only. Picnics and chairs are permitted but no outside alcohol. Ticket does…

Third Thursdays on State Street Jul 18

The popular Third Thursdays on State Street return in 2024 for a new season of outdoor dining, extended shopping hours, live music, and family-friendly activities. Third Thursdays bring the community together and support restaurants and small businesses on State Street. State…

Lafayette Day Jul 20

Lafayette Day festivities begin the bicentennial celebration of America’s hero in Chester, Delaware counties on July 20. Randell Spackman of Thornbury Farms is hosting the free-family event at his farm, 1256 Thornbury Road, West Chester, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. In…