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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.
Halloween
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Sept. 18 - Nov. 7

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

PJ Masks
1 Weekend Only

November 13 & 14

Get ready for action-packed fun with the PJ Masks!

Season Pass Member Christmas Hours
1 Night Only

November 19

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

Santa's Illumination
1 Night Only

November 20

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!

A Very Furry Christmas
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Nov. 20 - Jan. 2

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

Hanukkah Celebration
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Nov. 28,
Dec. 3, 4, & 5

Learn about the story of the Jewish Festival of Lights, listen to traditional music, and watch the Menorah Lighting Ceremony.

Twas the Night Before Christmas
1 Night Only

December 24

Gather on the Sesame Street Neighborhood with your favorite Sesame Street friends for a special Christmas Eve celebration as we wish Santa Claus good luck on the night of his Big Ride with a dazzling, Christmas spirit filled send-off!

Kwanzaa Celebration at Sesame Place
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Dec. 26 - Jan. 1

Join us for Sesame Place’s first ever Kwanzaa Celebration! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends each night of Kwanzaa for a special Storytime and Kinara lighting as we learn all about Kwanzaa.

New Years Eve Fireworks at Sesame Place
1 Night Only

December 31

Ring in the New Year with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count, as their music fills the air and the sky is covered with colorful bursts of brilliance!

Elmos Furry Fun Fest Limited-Capacity Event at Sesame Place
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Jan. - March 2022

An event series celebrating Elmo's Birthday, Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, and Big Bird's Birthday. Don't miss out on the fun!

Sesame Place Elmos Eggstravaganza Event
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April 2022

Join us for our hopping’ good time at Elmo’s Eggstravaganza celebration, on select dates.

Elmos Springtacular at Sesame Place
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April - June 2022

Join in on the fun with an exciting line up of meet & greets, music, magic, pirate adventures, and fireworks during select weekends. It’s a great time to get back to fun in our spacious outdoor park.

Christmas in July at Sesame Place
Daily

July 2022

It's never too soon to celebrate the holidays at Sesame Place! Join us all week long as we bring holiday cheer to your summer fun!

Back to School Bash
Daily

Aug. - Sept. 2022

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

First Responders Weekend
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September 2022

Celebrate the men and women who keep our communities safe! Join us for an up close look at emergency vehicles, photos with everyone's favorite Sesame Street® friends dressed up in uniform, and more!

Halloween
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Sept. - Oct. 2022

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

A Very Furry Christmas
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Nov. - Dec. 2022

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