Fun Things To Do in Chester County This Weekend For Families and Kids April 9-11

A list of best things to do in Chester County this weekend, April 8th -11th




What to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend. Please call ahead before leaving your house to ensure the venue is still hosting the event. Due to the new COVID guidelines, many venues have had to cut back on the number of visitors they can allow.



Park Ranger John Conlow will present Ranger Techs at Springton Manor Farm meeting at the Carriage House and hiking to the Great Barn and beyond. This program will offer school-age children "ranger training". A focus on Springtime on the farm. The hike will include easy to moderate terrain with the possibility of snow and ice. Dress for the weather and proper footwear is suggested. 



The Museum will be open for members only during our first two weekends: April 8-11 and April 15-18. New memberships are available for those who wish to come to the Museum during our first two weekends!  Reservations Required


Drop in during spring break week and make your way to Enchanted Woods, a fairy-tale magical landscape for playful music, crafts, and games. Included with admission. Free for Winterthur and DMNH members.


Travel back in time 66 million years ago and journey to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Encounter 24 life-size creatures, learn about these prehistoric giants, the rise of humans, and our impact on wildlife and the planet!  Timed tickets are required.


Spring is in the air! Don’t miss our seasonal event, Springtime In The Park. Enjoy 4 fun-filled weekends of rides, coasters, Hershey Characters, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park visits, and so much more!



Help celebrate nature and protect the environment with our Earth Day volunteer event. Each year, we bring together diverse volunteers from the community, including individuals, families, scout troops, and youth groups, to work on projects that improve wildlife habitat, protect important natural resources, and preserve the park’s plant and animal communities. Past projects have included planting trees, installing bird boxes, and stream cleanups.




Outdoor play and exploration are critical to a child's growth and development.  A visit to Treehouse World will nurture your child’s sense of wonder and connection to the environment, helping them to feel at home in nature. Advanced ticket purchase is required.




It’s almost time to awaken your senses and revitalize your soul with the vibrant hues, fresh fragrances, and natural sounds of spring in our Gardens. Reservations Required



Don’t miss Elmo’s Eggstravaganza – our exciting Easter Celebration on select dates from March 27 – April 18! Guests can safely visit Sesame Place for a hoppin’ good time with rides, shows, surprise mini parades, and special Easter fun with everyone’s favorite furry friends.




On Friday, Feb. 12, and running through December 2021, Parking Lot Theaters will be hosting popular movies at Exton Square Mall, Exton. In addition to viewing these movies from the comfort of your car, customers can order and enjoy many movie theater amenities such as popcorn, candy, and some hot food choices.



Guests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.


Virtual Event

Music with Miss Jill is an interactive music program for toddlers through Kindergarten. Weekly activities consist of songs, fingerplays, puppets, props, and musical games. Each week is theme-oriented.
Please register with an email address attached to a Zoom account. Zoom invitations will be sent out 24 hours in advance.



Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.



We have canceled events for our customers' health and safety, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Join the storytime, read along, and find activity sheets on the website.

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Fun Things to Do With Kids In Chester County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any of the events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not guarantee that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and all social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and on our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to any activities that are outside your home.

Fun Things To Do in Chester County This Weekend For Families and Kids April 2nd -4th

A list of best things to do in Chester County this weekend, April 2nd -4th




What to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend. Please call ahead before leaving your house to ensure the venue is still hosting the event. Due to the new COVID guidelines, many venues have had to cut back on the number of visitors they can allow.


The Egg Hunt will be altered in 2021 to comply with state COVID-19 guidelines. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory for everyone in attendance, and advanced registration is necessary. The event will also be spread out throughout the day to decrease the maximum group size. Please come for your age group; if you have kids of various ages, please choose a one-time slot. Registration is capped at 100 kids per age group. The Easter Bunny will be on-site and waving to the kids. But he will be "up in the sky," so we won't be able to sit for pictures. 



Safe family fun abounds with socially distanced train rides, an Easter-themed craft and scavenger hunt, fresh steam-popped popcorn, plus admission to the Marshall Steam Museum, with operating model trains.


(Borough of West Chester)

A twist on our Annual Egg Hunt, this event will be very similar to our "Drive Thru Trunk or Treat" we organized back in Oct. 2020. Several volunteer groups will have "Easterized" stations in the Municipal Bldg. rear parking lot (401 E. Gay St., enter via Gay St. to N. Adams to the parking lot). Parents slowly drive thru the parking lot, and our awesome, masked-up volunteers will pass out eggs and goodies. Contactless, safe, Covid protocol compliant...we want to give the kids a little something to look forward to this year.  Registration Required



Hop your way into spring at our super fun Easter Egg-stravaganza! Take a wagon ride to the “Hunting Grounds,” where kids will find 6 candy-filled eggs, get a prize and meet the Easter Bunny. A great way to kick off the spring season. 


Travel back in time 66 million years ago and journey to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Encounter 24 life-size creatures, learn about these prehistoric giants, the rise of humans, and our impact on wildlife and the planet!  Timed tickets are required.


Spring is in the air! Don’t miss our seasonal event, Springtime In The Park. Enjoy 4 fun-filled weekends of rides, coasters, Hershey Characters, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park visits, and so much more!



Help celebrate nature and protect the environment with our Earth Day volunteer event. Each year, we bring together diverse volunteers from the community, including individuals, families, scout troops, and youth groups, to work on projects that improve wildlife habitat, protect important natural resources, and preserve the park’s plant and animal communities. Past projects have included planting trees, installing bird boxes, and stream cleanups.



Come Celebrate Spring with the Easter Bunny and a Petting Zoo
At Smithbridge Gardens in Glen Mills, PA
Free pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Spring & Summer Sale 
April 3rd-8th at West Goshen Shopping Center (former Kmart)

Shop over 200,000 new & gently used children's & maternity items.  You will find clothing, toys, shoes, books, strollers, furniture, and so much more!


Dress in your Easter bonnet and bring your Easter basket! The Hop-A-Long Trail in Franklin Square's new socially distanced Easter event.
Children should bring their own Easter baskets and will follow a map to guide them to their eggs. A parent or guardian may accompany a child if needed, but no additional children will be admitted.



Join us for our annual Easter Brunch! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in our Easter Egg Hunt, and meet one of our beloved education animals. Reservations Required



Hop' on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board our heated decorated train handing out treats to all passengers!



Outdoor play and exploration are critical to a child's growth and development.  A visit to Treehouse World will nurture your child’s sense of wonder and connection to the environment, helping them to feel at home in nature. Advanced ticket purchase is required.



March 27th -28th April 1st -3rd
11 am to 3:00 pm each day
Reservations Required



It’s almost time to awaken your senses and revitalize your soul with the vibrant hues, fresh fragrances, and natural sounds of spring in our Gardens. Reservations Required



Don’t miss Elmo’s Eggstravaganza – our exciting Easter Celebration on select dates from March 27 – April 18! Guests can safely visit Sesame Place for a hoppin’ good time with rides, shows, surprise mini parades, and special Easter fun with everyone’s favorite furry friends.




On Friday, Feb. 12, and running through December 2021, Parking Lot Theaters will be hosting popular movies at Exton Square Mall, Exton. In addition to viewing these movies from the comfort of your car, customers can order and enjoy many movie theater amenities such as popcorn, candy, and some hot food choices.



Guests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.


Virtual Event

Music with Miss Jill is an interactive music program for toddlers through Kindergarten. Weekly activities consist of songs, fingerplays, puppets, props, and musical games. Each week is theme-oriented.
Please register with an email address attached to a Zoom account. Zoom invitations will be sent out 24 hours in advance.



Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.



We have canceled events for our customers' health and safety, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Join the storytime, read along, and find activity sheets on the website.

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You may also enjoy: 



Fun Things to Do With Kids In Chester County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any of the events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not guarantee that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and all social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and on our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to any activities that are outside your home.

Fun Things To Do in Chester County This Weekend For Families and Kids March 26-28

A list of best things to do in Chester County this weekend, March 26th - 28th





What to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend. Please call ahead before leaving your house to ensure the venue is still hosting the event. Due to the new COVID guidelines, many venues have had to cut back on the number of visitors they can allow.



Hop your way into spring at our super fun Easter Egg-stravaganza! Take a wagon ride to the “Hunting Grounds,” where kids will find 6 candy-filled eggs, get a prize and meet the Easter Bunny. A great way to kick-off the spring season. 



Join us for our annual Easter Brunch! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in our Easter Egg Hunt, and meet one of our beloved education animals. Reservations Required



Hop' on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board our heated decorated train handing out treats to all passengers!




Saturday, March 27th
3 PM - 5 PM


March 26th -April 5th

Easter Scavenger Hunt 
Bring the whole family and participate in a scavenger hunt along the trail! 
Location: Rapps Dam Bridge Trail Head



Outdoor play and exploration are critical to a child's growth and development.  A visit to Treehouse World will nurture your child’s sense of wonder and connection to the environment, helping them to feel at home in nature. Advanced ticket purchase is required.



The township is offering two egg hunts a Sensory Friendly Egg Hunt at 9 AM at Penn Township Park.  Community Egg hunt at 10 AM at Penn Township Sport Park.  Registration is required


March 27th -28th April 1st -3rd
11 am to 3:00 pm each day
Reservations Required



It’s almost time to awaken your senses and revitalize your soul with the vibrant hues, fresh fragrances, and natural sounds of spring in our Gardens. Reservations Required



Don’t miss Elmo’s Eggstravaganza – our exciting Easter Celebration on select dates from March 27 – April 18! Guests can safely visit Sesame Place for a hoppin’ good time with rides, shows, surprise mini parades and special Easter fun with everyone’s favorite furry friends.



Elmwood Park Zoo is throwing dog lovers a bone with the inclusion of special days and events where owners can bring their pooches on their very own zoo excursion! Presented by Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, our Dog Days and Yappy Hours invite zoo fans and their four-legged family members to enjoy the zoo together! Dog admission is limited and rules are in place to help ensure the comfort and safety of you, your dog, other guests, and the zoo’s animals.

Beginning on Friday, Feb. 12, and running through December 2021, Parking Lot Theaters will be hosting popular movies at Exton Square Mall, Exton. In addition to viewing these movies from the comfort of your car, customers can order and enjoy many movie theater amenities such as popcorn, candy, and some hot food choices.



Guests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.


Virtual Event

Music with Miss Jill is an interactive music program for toddlers through Kindergarten. Weekly activities consist of songs, fingerplays, puppets, props, and musical games. Each week is theme-oriented.
Please register with an email address attached to a Zoom account. Zoom invitations will be sent out 24 hours in advance.



Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.



We have canceled events for our customers' health and safety, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Join the storytime, read along, and find activity sheets on the website.

DescriptionWassailing Caroling HayridesDescription: Wassailing Caroling Hayride


You may also enjoy: 



Fun Things to Do With Kids In Chester County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any of the events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not guarantee that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and all social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and on our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to any activities that are outside your home.

Fun Things To Do in Chester County This Weekend For Families and Kids March 19-21

A list of best things to do in Chester County this weekend, March 19th - 21st





What to do this weekend with your family? Here is a list of things you can enjoy with your family this weekend. Please call ahead before leaving your house to ensure the venue is still hosting the event. Due to the new COVID guidelines, many venues have had to cut back on the number of visitors they can allow.


Celebrate the coming of Spring! Joiranger Lysle in making seed balls from natural ingredients and native plant sends. Use them at home to create your own wild patch or gift them to the park. You may get messy- dress appropriately. Bring a container to carry home your muddy marvelous marbles. Other supplies will be provided.



Rangers Nate Helminiak, Chris Wales and Pat Conlin will be running a Family Archery program at Springton Manor Farm for families and kids Everyone will have a chance to shoot arrows at a target from a distance of 10 yards. The archery range will be located adjacent to the park office so all participants should park in the office lot. All needed supplies, including instruction, will be provided by the Rangers


Saturday, March 20 through Friday, April 2 at noon

Visit the parks listed on the Township website.  Then find the decorated "eggs" (yard signs) and snap some pictures. Then submit your Egg Hunt sheet and maybe win a prize.



Join us for our annual Easter Brunch! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in our Easter Egg Hunt, and meet one of our beloved education animals. Reservations Required


Outdoor play and exploration are critical to a child's growth and development.  A visit to Treehouse World will nurture your child’s sense of wonder and connection to the environment, helping them to feel at home in nature. Advanced ticket purchase is required.

Beginning on Friday, Feb. 12, and running through December 2021, Parking Lot Theaters will be hosting popular movies at Exton Square Mall, Exton. In addition to viewing these movies from the comfort of your car, customers can order and enjoy many movie theater amenities such as popcorn, candy, and some hot food choices.



Guests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art can pay what they wish for admission every Friday evening and the first Sunday of the month. Reservations are required.



This ALL-NEW event series will offer guests brand new, limited capacity special events where they can celebrate everyone’s favorite red monster during Elmo’s Rockin’ Birthday Bash, treat little loves to a fun day during the My Fuzzy Valentine’s Celebration, let the good times roll during our FIRST-EVER family-friendly Mardi Gras Celebration, grab cozy jammies to celebrate our favorite feathered friend’s birthday at Big Bird’s Pajama Party! Reservation is required (admission is included for all tiers of 2021 Season Pass Members.) Guests will be able to choose from one of two limited-capacity time slots: 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm.


Virtual Event

Music with Miss Jill is an interactive music program for toddlers through Kindergarten. Weekly activities consist of songs, fingerplays, puppets, props, and musical games. Each week is theme-oriented.
Please register with an email address attached to a Zoom account. Zoom invitations will be sent out 24 hours in advance.



Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park have adventures behind every corner. They are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kids’ birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family, and you’ll see why we’re more than just a trampoline park.



We have canceled events for our customers' health and safety, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Join the storytime, read along, and find activity sheets on the website.




This winter, it’s all about outdoor spacious, indoor oasis, and the power of story.

Outside, envelop yourself in a feeling of peace and tranquility with a walk amongst the dramatic silhouettes of trees that stretch far into the sky, as soothing, textural grasses and seed heads guide you along the way. Take time to examine the winter garden's fine details, set against the fresh, crisp air of winter.

Inside, step into a sanctuary of warmth. Look up to an overhead garden of hanging baskets adorned with such vibrant beauties as jasmine, cape-primrose, and lipstick-plant. Find yourself in a paradise of flowers and foliage, bursting with color ... all in a beautiful indoor winter wonderland with a tropical twist.   Timed Tickets Required

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Fun Things to Do With Kids In Chester County is not responsible for and can not be held liable for any of the events or activities posted on this blog. Events and activities are posted for informational purposes only. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the times, dates, or locations of activities and events. We also do not guarantee that you and your kids will have fun, but we hope you will.

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER

All the contents on this website and all social media platforms are provided for informational and educational purposes only. It is intended to offer guidance regarding venues and businesses that are reopening. The ultimate judgment regarding any specific activity is yours. We do not take any responsibility for any decision you make with the information provided on this website and on our social media platforms. We are not medical doctors or professionals, nor do we have any medical or scientific training, education, or experience. You should follow government guidelines for safe practices for yourself and your family members before making any decisions relating to any activities that are outside your home.

2021 Easter Egg Hunts and Events in and around Chester County


Saturday, March 20th

West Whiteland Township Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, March 20 through Friday, April 2 at noon

Visit the parks listed on the Township website.  Then find the decorated "eggs" (yard signs) and snap some pictures. Then submit your Egg Hunt sheet and maybe win a prize.


Saturday, March 27th

Easter Bunny Mini Board at Board and Brush-Glen Mills
10 AM -12PM

Saturday, March 27th
3 PM - 5 PM


March 26th -April 5th

Easter Scavenger Hunt 
Bring the whole family and participate in a scavenger hunt along the trail! 
Location: Rapps Dam Bridge Trail Head


Sunday March 28th


The township is offering two egg hunts a Sensory Friendly Egg Hunt at 9 AM at Penn Township Park.  Communinty Egg hunt at 10 AM at Penn Township Sport Park.  Registration is required


Thursday, April 1st


An hour-long event with all your favorite My Gym activities! Children will love exploring the gym and trying out new skills and fun adventures, ending with a crazy-cool egg hunt!


Friday, April 2nd

April 2nd-3rd  12-4pm

Safe family fun abounds with socially distanced train rides, an Easter-themed craft and scavenger hunt, fresh steam-popped popcorn, plus admission to the Marshall Steam Museum, with operating model trains.



Saturday, April 3rd

(Borough of West Chester)
April 3, 2021 11am - 1pm

A twist on our Annual Egg Hunt, this event will be very similar to our "Drive Thru Trunk or Treat" we organized back in Oct. 2020. Several volunteer groups will have "Easterized" stations in the Municipal Bldg. rear parking lot (401 E. Gay St., enter via Gay St. to N. Adams to the parking lot). Parents slowly drive thru the parking lot, and our awesome, masked up volunteers will pass out eggs and goodies. Contactless, safe, Covid protocol compliant...we want to give the kids a little something to look forward to this year.  Registration Required

April 2nd-3rd  12-4pm

Safe family fun abounds with socially distanced train rides, an Easter-themed craft and scavenger hunt, fresh steam-popped popcorn, plus admission to the Marshall Steam Museum, with operating model trains.



Thursday, April 1st


Bunny Bounce at Bounce U Exton
10 AM - 1PM
Reservations Required


Friday, April 2nd

Bunny Bounce at Bounce U Exton
10 AM - 1PM
Reservations Required



Saturday, April 3rd

9 AM- 12:30 PM

The Egg Hunt will be altered in 2021 to comply with state COVID-19 guidelines. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory for everyone in attendance and advanced registration is necessary. The event will also be spread out throughout the day to decrease maximum group size. Please come for your age group, if you have kids of various ages, please choose one time slot. Registration is capped at 100 kids per age group. The Easter Bunny will be on site and waving to the kids. But he will be "up in the sky" so we won't be able to sit for pictures. 

Saturday, April 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Dress in your Easter bonnet and bring your Easter basket! The Hop-A-Long Trail is Franklin Square's new socially distanced Easter event.
Children should bring their own Easter basket and will follow a map to guide them to their eggs. A parent or guardian may accompany a child if needed but no additional children will be admitted.


Hayrides

March 27th -28th April 1st -3rd
11 am to 3:00 pm each day
Reservations Required

March 27 & 28, April 1, 2, 3

Hop your way into spring at our super fun Easter Egg-stravaganza! Take a wagon ride to the “Hunting Grounds” where kids will find 6 candy-filled eggs, get a prize and meet the Easter Bunny. A great way to kick-off the spring season. 



Train Rides


April 2nd -3rd
12 PM and 2 PM

 

Hop' on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board our heated decorated train handing out treats to all passengers!


April 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Welcome Spring with a ride through beautiful farmland with the Easter Bunny as your Conductor. Boys and girls will be delighted with a special surprise as the Easter Bunny greets them on board this memorable train.



Meals with the Easter Bunny

March 20th - April 4th

Join us for our annual Easter Brunch! Meet the Easter Bunny, enjoy a delicious breakfast, participate in our Easter Egg Hunt, and meet one of our beloved education animals. Reservations Required