Two young girls and a young boy throwing confetti at Sesame Place theme park

Family Theme Park Events

Kid-Friendly Events Near Philadelphia, PA

Join the most fun family events in town! You'll find new kid-friendly activities for each season and for all ages, including things to do for your favorite holidays and summer breaks. Just browse our current and upcoming theme park events below.
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May 4 - June 16

Join Elmo and his friends as they learn about music, animals, superheroes, and more!

Father's Day Weekend
1 Weekend Only

June 15 & 16

Treat Dad to a sports fan fest at Sesame Place! Meet the Phillie Phanatic at the Taste of Philly Dine.

July 4th Fest

July 1 - 7

Celebrate America’s birthday with everyone’s favorite furry friends.

July 4 Fireworks
1 Night Only

July 4 & 5

Don’t miss our July 4th fireworks show, set to Sesame Street® music!

Christmas in July

July 22 - July 28

Start your holiday shopping early and save 25% on all select holiday items including stockings, mugs and more!

39th birthday Bash
1 Day Only

July 30

Join us as we celebrate 39 years of furry fun at Sesame Place!

Back to School Bash

Aug. 26 - Aug. 30

Join us for a week of fun before summer ends and it’s time to go back to school!

Labor Day Celebration
1 Weekend Only

Aug. 31 & Sept. 1

Celebrate the end of summer with a Labor Day Celebration at Sesame Place!

Labor Day Fireworks
1 Night Only

Sept. 1

Don’t miss our Labor Day Weekend fireworks show, set to Sesame Street® music!

First Responders Weekend
1 Weekend Only

Sept. 7 & 8

To celebrate, join us for an up close look at emergency vehicles, photos with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends dressed up in uniform and more!

Peppa Pig
1 Weekend Only

Sept. 14 & 15

Meet Peppa, the lovable, exuberant piggy, as she adventures to Sesame Place!

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Sept. 21 - Nov. 3

Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.

Season Pass Member Halloween Hours
1 Night Only

Sept. 27

Get into the Halloween Spirit as the park is open exclusively to Season Pass Members from 4PM – 8PM.

Halloween Costume Contest
1 Day Only

October 27

Don't miss our annual Halloween Costume Contest!

Santa's Illumination
1 Day Only

November 23

Join us for a special Christmas celebration as Santa illuminates the night for the first time this year to help us kick-off A Very Furry Christmas!

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Nov. 23 - Jan. 1

Meet Santa, enjoy Christmas Light Displays and enjoy live Christmas Musicals at Sesame Place’s Christmas Celebration!

Season Pass Member Christmas Hours
1 Night Only

Dec. 13

The park is open exclusively to Season Pass Members from 4PM - 8PM to enjoy A Very Furry Christmas.

New Year's Fireworks
1 Night Only

December 31

Don’t miss our New Year's Eve fireworks show, set to Sesame Street® music!