Fun Things To Do In Chester County This Weekend For Families And Kids October 20th, 21st,& 22nd

A list of the best things to do in Chester County this weekend
 October 20th, 21st,& 22nd

What to do this weekend with your family? There is so much to do for families and kids. We invite you to check out our events calendar, with many family-friendly events and things to do on the weekends and every day of the week. We constantly update our events calendar, so there is always something new and exciting to do!  

Join us for a three-day Chadds Ford tradition where over 70 giant pumpkins are carved by local artists on Thursday and will be lit and displayed on Friday & Saturday. All three nights, enjoy a 'kid-friendly' Haunted Trail, raffle prizes, and live music. Food, local craft beer, and wine are available for purchase.

The West Chester University Dance Team is excited to offer a youth clinic for participants in grades K-6! The clinic is an excellent opportunity for the dancers to gain exposure to the team and learn the Golden Ram's traditions. Dancers can expect individualized attention from West Chester University Dance Team members, new choreography, and an overall fun experience. The clinic provides a great introduction to jazz, hip-hop, and pom styles. Dancers will also learn fun routines and receive a t-shirt. Participants should wear sneakers and comfortable shorts or pants to dance. 

Celebrate Halloween on the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation's maritime campus with this 5th annual family-friendly costume event. Enjoy indoor Ghost Ship tours, outdoor pumpkin painting, a costume parade, free tours of KALMAR NYCKEL, the Tall Ship of Delaware, and Halloween crafts. Plus, food trucks and face painting.  Free admission & parking. Fees for some activities. Please click the website link for more information. 

The WCASD is hosting a fair to bring the community together for a fun afternoon of entertainment, food, music, and games! Additionally, we will be promoting our new community school partnership of mentors’ initiative. For planning purposes, we would appreciate if those planning to attend RSVP in advance of the event. 

During Parents’ Day Out, they’ll be busy playing games, rock climbing and participating in a variety of activities throughout the evening while you spend a night on the town or simply relax at home! We wind down the evening with a little movie time for those who tire out, or open play time for those who still have more energy to burn off. Dinner of pizza and a drink is included.

Halloween Party in Kerr Park, Hayrides, face painting, hayrides, costume contest

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the SALT stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and astonishing stagecraft. It's the perfect show for the whole family!

Available seasonally, visit our Children’s Corner in the Idea Garden for interactive play. Find the perfect opportunity for a festive fall photo amid our whimsical seasonal display of pumpkins, gourds, and corn husk towers.

Fall Fest weekends are officially kicking off with the grand opening of this year’s aMAZEing Corn Maze -and it’s all about Chester County! Corn Maze, Apple Cannons, Pumpkin Picking, Food Trucks and all sorts of other Fall fun is in full swing!

Embrace the season with a famous Apple Cider Donut in one hand and big ol’ hand-picked pumpkin in the other. Because Fall at Highland Orchards just feels right!

Bounce, slide, and dance your way through a surreal, candy-colored wonderland featuring the largest ball pit on the planet, a 600ft long obstacle course, giant slides, a huge birthday cake bouncer, a silent disco dome, an inflatable sports arena & more.

With colorful characters & Instagram-able moments to be discovered at every turn, the mall is literally brought to life in this immersive, one-of-a-kind experience that can be enjoyed by both the young and the young at heart.

Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return.

All aboard the Dinosaur Train at Please Touch Museum! This traveling exhibit will transport kids back to the time of dinosaurs and encourage basic scientific learning through fun, hands-on activities.

Experience NEW Fintastic Fall Days only at Adventure Aquarium! Discover a glowing new adventure as glowing gourds in the shapes of aquatic animals take over the aquarium, ready to delight with daytime fun! Explore among glowing sea creatures, discover underwater pumpkin carvers, and embark on a search for illuminating surprises waiting around every corner. Experience the adventure before it glows away!

Come in costume and celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place! The park will be transformed into a family-friendly Halloween haven and guests can enjoy trick-or-treating, Halloween-themed shows and parades, participating in our Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, and unique photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire at Mount Hope Estate. Guests can experience themed entertainment, food,  contests, and activities. Tickets should be purchased online in advance to guarantee admission.

Imagination Street a new play space that kids and parents can enjoy together. For kids (ages 0–9), it is a meaningful, hands-on play experience in nine, interactive, themed playhouses that form a “city” to explore. For parents, there’s a cafe-style lounge to gather, drink coffee, or get some work done. Because the space is an open concept, parents are in close proximity of their children the entire time. They offer open play sessions, private parties, events, and more.

Celebrate fall’s favorite flower—in its many forms, hues, and varieties—during our captivating Chrysanthemum Festival.

Cherished for their exquisite beauty and delightfully distinct variations, chrysanthemums take center stage this season—and for very good reason. Complex by nature, chrysanthemums are divided into 13 classifications, each featuring a distinct flower form, from the tiny pompon to the great irregular incurve—all on full, radiant display.

Burn off some energy while having some fun while skating with the family.

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.

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.

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