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High Five! This Weekend’s Best Family-Friendly Events on the Main Line

Plan your weekend with our hand-picked list of great things to do.

Are you ready for the weekend? You will be with this list: five great family-friendly events. So make your plans, and have a great weekend!

All Weekend

Easter Bunny Train

April 14 — 16, various times

Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road, Ronks


All aboard with the bunny! Go for a lovely ride through the Lancaster countryside on a beautiful vintage steam engine, and give the kids a chance to meet and snap a photo with the Easter Bunny. Coach tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for kids ages 2 — 11, and $4 for kids under 2.

Springtime in the Park

April 14 and 15,  10 am — 9 pm; April 16, 10 am — 6 pm

Hershey Park, 100 W. Hershey Park Dr., Hershey


It’s officially springtime! Head to the sweetest place on earth this weekend and enjoy sweet treats, thrilling rides, and more. Spingtime admission is $34.95 for ages 9 — 54 and $23.95 for ages 3 — 8. Special rates apply for two-day passes.

Easter Weekend at Longwood Gardens

April 15 and 16, 9 am — 6 pm

Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square


What better way to enjoy Easter weekend than surrounded by the spring blooms at Longwood Gardens? Take the family out to enjoy dining, scenery, and activities for this magnificent weekend. This event is included with general admission. Brunch and dining costs are separate.


National Junior Ranger Day

April 15, 10 am — 2 pm

The Visitor Center at Valley Forge Historical National Park, 1400 N. Outer Line Dr., King of Prussia


Ever wanted to be a ranger? Now’s your chance! Children can become a junior ranger this weekend at Valley Forge Historical National Park. Visit different stations throughout the park to see if you have what it takes! This event is free and open to the public.

Tea With The Easter Bunny

April 15, 1 — 3 pm

The Radnor Hotel, 591 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids


Take high tea this Saturday with the Easter Bunny in attendance! Tickets to this event are $59.95 for one child and one adult. Call 610-341-3145 to make your reservation.


Photograph courtesy of Strasburg Rail Road. 



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