Activities for Kids
Activities for Kids – National
Free Crafts for Kids – Olympic Torch
Sat. July 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Children will feel like real Olympians, with a pretend torch that’s just as cool as the real thing. Plus print this coupon and bring with you to save $5 off a $25 purchase. *Lakeshore Learning has free activities for kids every Saturday!
My First Coloring Event
Participating Babies R Us stores
Sat. July 21, 12 to 4 p.m.
Watch your little ones create an original work of art and don’t forget to hang it up at home. Plus, receive a valuable coupon.
Passport to Imagination – Chile
Participating Michaels stores
Sat. July 21, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Free. Ages 3 and up.
Kids Bowl Free Sign the kids up for the Kids Bowl Free program and each week you’ll get coupons for free games at participating bowling center.
Activities for Kids – Philadelphia-area
XPN’s XPoNential Music Festival
Susquehanna Bank Center, 1 Harbour Boulevard, Camden, NJ
July 20-22 (gates open at 5 on Fri. and 11:30 a.m. on Sat and Sun)
XPoNential Music Festival: Kids are welcome at this 3-day music festival. Kids’ tickets are just $5 per day. Camden Children’s Garden will host a “Kids Corner” from 11:30 to 6 on Sat. and Sun., featuring family friendly activities and exhibits, amusement rides and beautiful themed gardens. Also FREE face painting and glitter tattoos, courtesy of WXPN. Your wristband allows you unlimited access all day. All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Please note: While kid tickets are only $5 each, adults will have to pay admission into the music festival, as well. Check ticket prices here.)
Corn & Blackberry Festival
Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media PA
Sat. July 21, 8 a.m. (all day). Rain date: Sun, July 22
Free. All-day Corn & Blackberry Festival includes real pony rides, juggler, magician, Makin Music concert, face painting, hayrides, sweet corn and lunch from the Linvilla Grill, along with corn and blackberry picking and educational classes. (I believe the pick-your-own will cost $$, but the rest of the festival is free.)
Reading Terminal Market, 12th & Arch, Philadelphia
Sat. July 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival, hosted by Bassetts Ice Cream, features delicious frozen desserts from some of Philadelphia’s finest. The event also features arts and crafts for the kids, live music, games, and more.
Adventure Aquarium, Camden NJ
Now through Sept. 3
Shark Fest features an amazing collection of 17 shark species – 70 sharks in total – including the only Great Hammerhead Sharks on exhibit in the country. Guests who visit this summer can also enjoy our special limited-engagement exhibit, Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived, a traveling exhibit that highlights the evolution, biology and misconceptions of one of history’s most famous sharks.
For more events and activities for kids throughout the week, check our Kid-Friendly Events Calendar!