Top 10 Weekend Events-Bucks County Parent (Jan. 21-23)
Princesses, dinos, and snakes, oh my! This weekend’s top 10 events are jam-packed with all of the things that kids love most!
From magic to makeup, we’re covering all our bases with a variety of events to make your weekend planning a breeze. So, without further ado, here are our top 10 weekend events in and around Bucks County–kid-friendly and parent-approved!
As always, please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!
World of Weather: A Wintertime Adventure
Churchville Nature Center-501 Churchville Lane, Churchville
Get ready for an adventure as you and your family explore the climate biomes of a cloud forest in Costa Rica, the polar desert of Antarctica and an Australian savanna, in this immersive, interactive day of weather-related crafts and activities! The kids will be so busy having fun, that they won’t even notice they’re learning!
Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest at Sesame Place
Sesame Place-100 Sesame Road, Langhorne
Join Elmo and all his furry friends as they celebrate their birthdays! Enjoy themed shows, special events, and the all-new, Winter Family Zone complete with fire pits, s’mores, and yard games. The Sesame Street neighborhood is definitely an exciting place to be this weekend!
Pennsylvania Convention Center -1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Get ready for a jaw-dropping walk through the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic Periods at North America’s largest dinosaur event. Jurassic Quest features over 70, life-like, animatronic dinosaurs, and spares no expense in bringing these breathtaking creatures to life. Featuring a fossil dig and dinosaur themed play land, complete with face painting, crafts and more, It’s no wonder this event is always Bucks County favorite worthy of our top 10!
Flight on Ice!
Energy Transfer Veterans Memorial Rink-4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square
Dust off those ice-skates and head over to Delaware County for some exciting, outdoor fun! From their heated tents to their cozy lounge areas, Flight on Ice has everything you need to create those special, family memories–earning themselves a well-deserved spot in our top 10 weekend events roundup. Season passes and family 4 packs available at discounted prices.
Friday, January 21, 2022
Let’s Glow Crazy! Parents’ Night Out at My Gym Yardley
My Gym Yardley-734 Stony Hill Road, Yardley
Need a night out? Of course you do! My Gym of Yardley has got you covered with their Let’s Glow Crazy Parents’ Night Out! Drop the kids off for 3 hours of glow stick fun featuring games, activities, pizza and more! Ages 2.5 and up (potty trained required). Please see event host-site for registration, pricing, and multi-child discounts.
Feeding Frenzy at Barn Nature Center
Barn Nature Center-1283 Almshouse Road, Doylestown
Calling all animal lovers—this event is for you! Hand feed the largest tortoise in Africa at this hands-on animal experience. Reptile feeding show at 6:00pm, with a guided tour offered before or after. Please note that most of the animals you’ll be meeting are carnivorous, so it won’t be all carrots and lettuce. For more specific “feeding” information, please see the event host-site.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Mommy & Me Makeup Event at Primp & Play Spa
Primp & Play Family Spa-1520 Locust Street, Floor 2, Philadelphia
It’s a girls’ day out at Primp & Play Family Spa! Join them this weekend for a fun, one-of-a-kind, mommy & me makeup event. Learn from the experts as you practice doing one another’s makeup, sip mimosas and juice, and enjoy a soothing hand mask while making memories that are sure to last a lifetime. Top the day off with a photo and picture frame craft in honor of your special time together.
Family Magic Show at Smoke & Mirrors Theater
Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater -840 Pine Road, Philadelphia
Get ready to be amazed at this laugh-filled show of magic and comedy. Geared towards audiences of all ages, the Family Magic Show at Smoke & Mirrors Theater is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s faces, so we just had to include it in our top 10 weekend events! Please see event host-site for tickets.
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Philadelphia Royal Princess Ball
Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel-480 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to meet and greet your favorite princesses at the Philadelphia Royal Princess Ball. Featuring all-new stage performances, stories, princess games, sing alongs, ballroom dancing lessons and more, this is sure to be a fun-filled day for the whole family! Tickets required. Please see event host-site for cost and details.
Kid’s Cooking Class at Ash Chase Culinary
Bill Vandegrift Building-450 East Butler Avenue New Britain
Taught by actual industry chefs, this kid’s cooking class is like no other. With their kid-friendly, themed meals, Ash Chase Culinary is sure to deliver a quality, one-of-a-kind experience that’s sure to beat the winter, dinner-time blues. On the menu this week is fresh, homemade fettuccine with made-from-scratch sausage in a garlic tomato sauce-yum!
As always, don’t forget to check out our other family-friendly events in the Bucks County Parent Community Calendar.