5 Festive and Fun Weekend Plans from The Mike McCann Team

Since we are taking this weekend off from Open Houses (don’t worry, we’ll be back in action hosting next weekend), The Mike McCann Team wants to give you some other fun things to do around our beautiful city! With Spring in full swing and Easter Sunday festivities there is a ton of fun activities to do with your family and friends. (Of course you can always shop our listings, and city wide listings, on our website all weekend long, too!)

Check out our list and see what’s happening near you!

Old City

Franklin Square Great Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, March 26
Times: 11 am – 1 pm

The Easter Bunny has dropped off some eggs for children to find! There will be 2 different hunts each for 3 age ranges: 4 year olds & under, 5-7 year olds, and one hunt for 8-10 year olds. This activity is a family-friendly event for children 10 and under. Group reservations and participation is not available. Day of event registration is required to receive your timed ticket. Registration opens at 10 am, children must be present to register. Tickets quantities are limited. FREE.

South Street

The Philadelphia Easter Promenade

Date: Sunday, March 27th
Times: Parade starts at 12:30pm

This Sunday, join the Easter Bunny, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cottontail and other special guests for one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most celebrated traditions

The 85th annual Philadelphia Easter Promenade returns to South Street starting at 12:30 p.m. at the corner of 5th and South streets with a parade down to Headhouse Square where the fun continues with live music and fun-filled entertainment.

And that’s not all! Kids, adults and even four-legged friends can don their Sunday best to compete for Best Dressed contests in twelve categories ranging from girls 2-5 years old to men 20+ years old to costumed pets. Plus, loads of South Street eateries will offer special deals for Easter Sunday brunch. Don’t miss this egg-cellent event!

Fitler Square

Easter egg hunt

Date: Saturday March, 26th
Time: 10am SHARP

Bring your Easter baskets! Fitler Square hosts its 13th annual Easter egg hunt this Saturday — but guests are encouraged to arrive before the 3 p.m.start time.

Participating egg hunters will be broken into groups by age in a sectioned-off part of the park. The egg hunt is open to those ages 18 months to seven years old. Kids should be on the hunt for a golden egg in particular, which will grant them a special prize.

Fairmount Park

Opening Day For Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

When: Saturday, March 26
Time: 11am – 5:00pm

This Saturday, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden opens for its 2016 season. Cherry blossoming takes place in the Philadelphia region in early to mid-spring. The 75-year-old weeping cherry tree overlooking Shofuso’s pond usually reigns in full blossom mid-April. Visit the beautiful space for a look at cherry blossom trees right before they are in full bloom.

Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for Senior citizens, children ages 3-17 and students; Free for members, children under 3 and active military.

Society Hill

Drapetomanía: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

When: Now thru Sunday, March 27th
Time: Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm

This Sunday, the African American Museum closes Drapetomanía: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba, a widely popular exhibition that explores and celebrates the role of Afro-Cuban and African influences in Cuba.

The title of the exhibit, Drapetomania, references an alleged disease described on the plantations of Louisiana in the the mid-nineteenth century in which the main symptom was the slaves’ irrepressible and pathological urge to flee and to be free. Don’t miss your last chance to see historic collection of art. The African American Museum is located in Philadelphia’s historic district near Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and more!

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Mike McCann “The Real Estate Man & The Mike McCann Team
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach Realtors
530 Walnut Street Suite 260, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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