Love is in the air – family love, love for our presidents and love for animals. Enjoy the Valentine’s & Presidents’ weekend with these fun family activities.
Saturday, February 15th – Monday, February 17th
Presidents’ Weekend Celebration
The National Constitution Center has a wonderful celebration preparation with extended hours and FREE admission on Monday, February 17th (courtesy of TD Bank). Visitors will learn about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander-in-chief. At craft activity tables, children can create campaign buttons, design their own presidential seals, and more. Guests also are invited to join in a special Presidential Tour, Presidential Trivia, Hail to the Chief Quiz as well as president re-enactors and other activities.
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Saturday February 15th & Sunday, February 16th
Wild at Heart
The Philadelphia Zoo hosts its annual Valentine’s weekend festivities and offers exciting love-themed activities all weekend long. Families will enjoy family-friendly, self-guided “love tour” of famous couples at the Zoo and watch as some of your favorite animals receive special treats from their keepers. On Saturday there’s a three-dimensional novelty cake decorating contest.
34th & Girard Avenues, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Saturday, February 15th & Sunday, February 16th
Academy of Natural Sciences offers an exciting weekend packed with activities, shows, and more—all featuring your favorite animals—dinosaurs! Live animal shows and presentations by paleontologists. See Dinosaurs Unearthed, featuring 13 animatronic dinosaurs, enjoy crafts, live music and digging for fossils.
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia 19103