July 22-24 ~ Friday, Saturday, Sunday
WXPN's XPoNential Music Festival
on the Camden Waterfront
Camden Children's Garden hosts WXPN's KIDS CORNER July 23 & 24. For more information about this large-scale music festival, visit WXPN's Festival Site.
July 23 & 24 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Storybook Celebration & WXPN Festival Kids Corner
The Storybook Gardens come alive inside the many fairytale-themed exhibits at the Camden Children's Garden. Join host Kathy O'Connell as she, once again, plants herself inside the beautiful 4-acre Camden Children's Garden! Throughout the weekend Kids Corner will embrace the 'three R's' (Reduce! Reuse! Recycle!) with several make & take craft stations, hosted by The Abington Arts Center, and Philadelphia Magic Gardens. Kids Corner host Kathy O'Connell will be on site all weekend along with regular guests of Kids Corner. Amidst the beauty of the Camden Children's Garden you'll find family friendly activities and exhibits, exciting amusement rides, themed gardens and nature walks with Jane Kirkland ofTakeAWalk.com and Mike Weilbacher of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. More info at KidsCorner.org. Join us for book crafts, a reading of children's classics. and Cool off at the concession stand. Visit the Giant's Garden and plant your own magic beans to take home!
Next Month's Events
August 13 & 14 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Peach, Princess and Pirate Party Family Festival.
Join the party for NJ's favorite summer fruit with crafts, a planting activity, and a treasure hunt. Children are encouraged to dress in their favorite Princess or Pirate costume and join us for some themed crafts. Enjoy Jersey Peaches and peach products at the Peachy Concession Stand.____________________________________________
August 27 & 28 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Chocolate & Vanilla Family Festival.
A delicious daytime event dedicated to two of nature's most flavorful plants. Vote for you favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test. Join us for crafts, educational activities, and our Flavors of the Forest concession stand. Enjoy chocolate and vanilla treats as you learn about these tropical flavors.
September 10 & 11 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Hefty Harvest and Scary Scarecrows Family Festival.
The Garden's annual celebration of the bountiful harvest includes games, crafts and more. For a small fee, you can make your own full-sized scarecrow to take home (while supplies last). Bring your Bounty....display a plate of vegetables from your garden. The Bountiful Harvest concession stand will feature the rich fall flavors of pumpkin, cranberries and apples.
September 24 & 25 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Faeries and Wizards Family Festival.
Celebrate these magical creatures with games, crafts and more. Children will make their own wizard hat or fairy wings. Children also make fairy wands and their own fairy garden to take home. Come to the Garden dressed in your favorite Faerie or Wizard Costume. Listen to an enchanted storybook reading by a fabulous fairy and enjoy a magical treat at the Faerie Fixings concession stand.
...And Beyond Events
October 8 & 9 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Mum Madness and Pumpkin Parade Family Festival
October 15 ~ Saturday
Outdoors in the City Badge Junior Girl Scout Workshop
October 22 & 23 ~ Saturday & Sunday
Goblins in the Garden Family Festival
October 30 ~ Sunday
Safe Trick or Treating @ BOOtiful Children's Garden
November 12 & 13 ~ Saturday & Sunday