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Fly, Eagles, Fly! Family-Friendly Super Bowl Events Around Philly

From pep rallies to watch parties, here's where to take the kids to cheer on the Eagles.

It’s Super Bowl week! The Eagles take the field versus the Patriots on Sunday, February 4, and we cannot contain our excitement. By “we,” we mean the entire city of Philadelphia and its surrounding metro area, which is set to have the least productive week of all time — but at least we’re going to do it up right!

 

From food specials to family festivals to watch parties, there is so much going on around town to cheer our Birds on. So get your green on, because here are all the ways you can celebrate!

 

E-A-G-L-E-S! Eagles! (If you’re not an Eagles fan, do your fellow citizens a favor and at least pretend for this week, please.)

Philadelphia Orchestra Eagles Contest

Now through February 1

(Concert on February 3 at 8 pm at the Kimmel Center)

 

Photograph by Laura Swartz

One lucky Eagles fan will win the unique opportunity to conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra on stage as they play the “Eagles Victory Song” during their 8 pm performance on Saturday, February 3, in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. To enter, fans should submit a video of no more than 30 seconds stating why they are the biggest and most deserving Eagles fan (including an “E-A-G-L-E-S! Eagles!” chant, of course) and submit it on the Orchestra’s social media channels with the hashtag #FlyEaglesFly. The winner will get four tickets to the Philadelphia Orchestra’s concert, a brief conducting lesson, and of course their moment to shine at the conductor’s podium! More information in the link.

Museum of the American Revolution

Now through February 4

101 S. Third St., Philadelphia

 

The Museum of the American Revolution has temporarily renamed its Patriots Gallery, Eagles Gallery, and is offering $2 off admission prices and 10 percent off museum shop items to everyone wearing Eagles gear!

Sign the ‘Road to Victory’ Bus at the Franklin Institute

February 1, 3 —4 pm

The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia

 

On Thursday afternoon, the “Road to Victory” tour bus will park in front of the Franklin Institute for a pre-Super Bowl celebration. Visit the bus, sign the pep rally banner cheering the Eagles on, and receive awesome swag! Follow the bus’s route on @NBCSPhilly and @Road2VictoryBus on social media.

 Super Football Party at Haverford Township Free Library

February 1, 4 — 4:45 pm

 

Come wearing your favorite player’s jersey and participate in a variety of football-themed activities, as well as plenty of books to learn more about the game.

Eagles-Themed Painting with a Twist Night

February 1, 7 — 9 pm

9475 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia

 

Adults and kids age 6 and up are welcome to come paint at a Super Bowl-themed celebratory paint night. Pre-registration is required.

 

Eagle Pride Parade in Media

February 2, 2pm

State and Montrose Streets, Media

 

Cheer your Birds on with the Overbrook String Band, Media Fire Company, the “Road to Victory” bus (that you can sign with a good luck message!), Penncrest High School Marching Band and other local high school bands along with many other community groups. The Providence Animal Center will also be there to “bring out the dogs!”

 

Super Bowl Pep Rally in the Italian Market

Feburary 2, 12–2:30 pm

9th and Montrose Streets, Philadelphia

 

Cheer the Eagles on and stock up for your Super Bowl parties with all your favorite foods from the Italian Market while you’re there! Former Eagles David Akers, Bill Bergey, and Irving Fryar will also be there to sign autographs and take pictures.

 

Eagles Pep Rally at Lulu’s Casita

February 3, 10 am — noon

6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

 

Wear your favorite Eagles gear for a fun morning of indoor play and getting ready for the big game.

Birds Bash at Carl’s Cards

February 3, 10 am — 6 pm

 

Former Eagles Bill Bergey, Frank LeMaster, and Willie T. Thomas will be at Carl’s Cards signing autographs (tickets are available on the website for $15 per autograph). And with each autograph ticket you buy, you get a chance to win an Eagles helmet signed by Carson Wentz. There will also be delicious Eagles themed desserts to add to the festiveness.

‘Souper Bowl’ Family Clay Workshop at the Clay Studio

February 3, 10am—12pm

137-139 North Second Street, Philadelphia

 

Celebrate Super Bowl weekend by learning the basics of working on the pottery wheel, and create your very own “souper bowl!”

Townwide Tailgate Party

February 3, all day

Downtown Ambler

 

The whole downtown is getting in on the fun, with specials on snacks, beverages, and more.

Super Bowl Pregame Open Play at Chatter Splatter

February 4, 9:30 am — 3:30 pm

1030 Conshohocken Road, Conshohocken

 

Get on some green for all-day open play at Chatter Splatter—and tire your kids out before the game starts!

Please Touch Museum

February 4, 1 — 5 pm

4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia

 

As part of their Sunday of family fun, the Please Touch Museum will have a Super Bowl-themed pop-up play corner with dress-up, props, and dramatic play. Then at 4:30 pm, the daily closing parade will be transformed into a Super Bowl pep rally with call-and-response cheers, rhythmic exercises, and movement sequences to cheer on the Eagles.

Game Day at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

February 4, 10 am — 3 pm

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

 

Sport your Eagles green and kick off Super Bowl Sunday at the Museum. There will be family art tours and performances by the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre: at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm, teams of acrobats will face off, and look for recruits in the audience for the match of the century!

SoMont Super Bowl Sunday Eagles Nest Ride

February 4, 11 am — 2 pm

Pennypack Park, 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia

 

Take a bike ride down the Pennypack Trail to an eagle’s nest along the Delaware River the morning before the Eagles play! This ride is all ages, though it is 22 miles round-trip, so plan accordingly!

Super Bowl Tailgate Block Party

February 4, 11 am — 6 pm

St. Stephen’s Green, 1701 Green St., Philadelphia

Photograph by Laura Swartz

 

The pub is shutting down 17th Street for an all-ages tailgate party before the big game. There will be drink specials and beer pong for the adults, and face painting and giveaways for the kids. There will also be a best dressed contest, including dogs!

Super Philly Chili Bowl

February 4, noon — 3 pm

The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia

 

At this event, the city’s finest will compete to show off their best vegan chili, and you’ll get to try them all. Ticket includes chili tastings from competitors, hot sauce samples, music, entertainment, and giveaways. Kids under 5 are free.

Puppy Bowl Viewing Party

February 4, 3 — 6 pm

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., Philadelphia

 

Come watch the cutest game ever while you snuggle adoptable puppies from the Morris Animal Refuge. There will be food and drink specials, too.

Eagles Super Bowl Tailgate Party at The Palombaro Club

February 4, 4:30 pm

The Palombaro Club Banquet Hall, 2632 County Line Road, Ardmore

 

A ticket gets you all-you-can-eat buffet and drinks, the game on a 16-foot-wide screen outside and 8 big screens inside, live music, and prizes. Kids are free!

PAFA Family Arts Academy: Game Day

February 4, 2—4 pm

118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia

 

Face painting, pretzels, puppy bowl and art games. Wear your favorite team jersey and bring it!

Super Bowl Skate Party

February 4, 1 — 9 pm

Rolling Thunder Skating Center, 7017 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia

 

Get in for 99 cents after 5 pm if you wear green! Wings are 60 cents each all day, and there will be games and prizes.

 

Big Game Party at Front Street Café

February 4, 5:30 — 10:30 pm

1253 N. Front St., Philadelphia

 

Come for the big game on big TVs and projectors, prizes, $5 food and drink specials all day, and games in the backyard.

Super Bowl LII Viewing Party at the Lodge at RiverRink

February 4, 6 — 10 pm

101 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia

 

Make a reservation for an all-ages Super Bowl party including open bar, Chickie’s and Pete’s buffet, and the game on two giant screens in the cozy lodge at RiverRink.

Super Bowl Watch Party at Wissahickon Brewing Company

February 4, 5 — 10 pm

3705 W. School House Lane, Philadelphia

 

This family-friendly event features a buffet from Deke’s Bar-B-Que, drink specials, plus corn hole and other games.

The Big Game Buffet at Mattei Family Pizza

February 4, 6 — 10 pm

1260 Point Breeze Ave., Philadelphia

Photograph by Laura Swartz

Watch the Super Bowl on two large HDTVs in a family friendly restaurant with an open buffet. Kids 3 and under are free. Pre-registration is required.

Bonus: Eagles Themed Treats Around Town

Unsurprisingly, Philly restaurants have really stepped up their games with some fun Eagles themed fare. There are just too many to name, but some of our favorites include green Eagles Cannoli at Isgro’s, Underdog pretzel bones at Philly Soft Pretzel Factory, “Eagles Fan on Greased Pole” at Dottie’s Donuts, a bright green #FlyEaglesFly Super Bowl Waffle at Waffatopia, helmet and underdog cupcakes from Sweetbox, The Iggle at Federal Donuts, and even “Foles-gers Blend” coffee from Reanimator (with proceeds going to the Philadelphia School District).

 

 

 

Lead photograph by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia.

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