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Sesame Place's 44th Birthday
It’s Sesame Place Philadelphia’s 44th birthday and we’re throwing a party full of furry fun! Celebrate with a special interactive Birthday Bash Dance Party, find all the party balloons in a whimsical scavenger hunt, take photos with your Sesame Street friends dressed in their birthday attire, and enjoy spectacular fireworks on August 3!


Sesame Place’s 44th Birthday

Elmo, abby and cookie monster all together.

Birthday Character Meet & Greets

Grab a photo and get a furry hug from one of your Sesame Street friends dressed in their birthday party attire.


Location: Photos with Elmo & Friends

See Schedule for Times
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Furry Friends Birthday Bash Dance Party

Dance, sing, and groove along with your Sesame Street friends at this interactive dance party as we celebration 44 years of furry fun at Sesame Place!


Location: Oscar’s Wacky Taxi Stage

See Schedule for Times
Sesame Birthday fireworks.

Birthday Fireworks

Celebrate 44 years of furry fun at Sesame Place with our spectacular Birthday Fireworks display! Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and Count von Count as their music fills the air and we paint the night sky red, green, blue and more with bursts of colorful brilliance from inside the park. Plus, join us as we light birthday candles and celebrate as Sesame Place turns 44!


Date: August 3

Time: 9:00pm


Time and date are subject to change without notice.

Elmo and a cupcake for Sesame Birthday.

Elmo’s Party Balloon Scavenger Hunt

Go on a scavenger hunt to find all 5 balloons and their matching letters that appear throughout the park. Once you have found all the balloons and written each of their corresponding letters on your activity sheet, turn your sheet in at Mr. Hooper’s Gift Shop to receive a special prize!

Location: Pick up Scavenger Hunt Sheet in Sesame Plaza

Prizes available while supplies last only.