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High Five! The Best Family Events This Weekend in Philly

Plan your weekend with our fun recommendations.

Ready for the weekend? You will be with this list of great family-friendly events around the city. Make your plans, and have a great weekend!


Alex’s Lemonade Stand Family Festival

April 15, 9:30 am — 5 pm

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St., Philadelphia


The Constitution Center is teaming up with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer to host this spring event that’s perfect for families. Kids get in free, and adults pay $14.50 (half the proceeds will go to the foundation). There will be games, a picnic, food trucks, and plenty of history — plus, you can meet some childhood cancer heroes.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

April 15, 10 am — 3 pm

Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia


Couldn’t get enough of last week’s Cherry Blossom Festival? Morris Arboretum will be hosting its own festival, with traditional Japanese cultural activities all day long. This event is included with general admission to the arboretum.

Rainbow Rock Band

April 15, 11 am (Doors Open at 10:30 am)

World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia


Join World Cafe Live for their renowned Peanut Butter and Jams this weekend with special performers, Rainbow Rock Band! This concert is both a celebration of Easter and a celebration of music.

Great Egg Hunt

April 15, 11 am — 1 pm

Franklin Square, 200 6th St., Philadelphia


This egg hunt is sure to be a great one! Head to Franklin Square for their Great Egg Hunt this Saturday. This event is free, and is best for children ages 10 and under. Registration begins the day of the event at 10 am.


Philadelphia Easter Promenade

April 16, 12:30 — 2 pm

400 South St., Philadelphia


Promenade yourself down to South Street this Sunday for an Easter celebration. There will be costume contents, treats, live music, an appearance by the Easter Bunny, and more! Can you win best dressed? Find out! This event is free to attend.


Photograph courtesy of Historic Philadelphia. 



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