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.
Elmos Springtacular at Sesame Place
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April 23 - June 19

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.

Splashy Summer Fun at Sesame Place
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June 20 -Sept. 4

Splashy Fun All Summer at Sesame Place! Join us for a summer season to remember.

July 4th Fest
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June 29 - July 4

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

Christmas in July at Sesame Place
Daily

July 21 - July 25

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!

1 Day Only

July 30

It’s Sesame Place’s birthday and we’re throwing a party full of furry fun!

Back to School Bash
Daily

Aug. 29 - Sept. 2

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

Labor Day Celebration at Sesame Place
1 Weekend Only

Sept 3 & 4

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

First Responders Weekend
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Sept. 10 - 11

Celebrate the men and women who keep our communities safe!

Halloween
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Sept. 17 - Nov. 6

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

Season Pass Member Halloween Hours
1 Night Only

Sept. 23

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

Season Pass Member Christmas Hours
1 Night Only

Nov. 18

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

A Very Furry Christmas
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Nov. 19 - Jan. 1

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

Hanukkah Celebration
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Dec. 18 & 22-25

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

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.