62 Things to do in Delco

Why Jason Kelce Day?

June 2nd, or 6/2, or better yet, 62, presents the perfect opportunity to celebrate Jason Kelce’s amazing career.

As demonstrated by Jason Kelce’s 145 consecutive starts, reliability is the bedrock of success.

So this Jason Kelce Day, let’s explore 62 incredible things to do in Delco you can count on to delight.

  1. Try the Baby Bob stout at 2SP Brewing Company.
  2. Order the Cereal Killer Waffle at Blue Cherry Ice Cream in Boothwyn.
  3. Get your groove on at the Jasper Street Jam on June 15th & 16th.
  4. Grab the latest Taylor Swift album at Lansdowne’s Vinyl Revival.
  5. Challenge yourself with a puzzle from Kandy Kids Toys & Gifts in Swarthmore.
  6. Join Main Point Books’ Fiction Book Group in Wayne.
  7. Stop by Washington’s Headquarters at The Brandywine Battlefield Park.
  8. Attend ‘Once Upon a Garden: Storytime at Chanticleer’ at 9:30 am on June 8th, July 20th, and August 10th.
  9. Pick your own sweet cherries in June at Linvilla Orchards.
  10. Hop on the Chester Creek Trail and follow along the Civil War-era Chester Creek Branch line of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
  11. Experience stories of courage, heroism and sacrifice at sites that served vital roles during the Underground Railroad with the Upper Darby Underground Railroad Tour.
  12. Visit Romano’s in Essington, famously known as the home of the first stromboli, has been delighting customers with its original creation since 1950.
  13. Indulge at the Sunday Blues Brunch at Jamey’s House of Music.
  14. Enjoy all things Haverford at their Township Day on June 22nd.
  15. Beat the heat and lace up your skates. Hit the ice at these great family-friendly rinks: IceWorks, Skatium, and Springfield Ice Skating Rink.
  16. Enjoy a variety of unique brews and tasty treats at one of Delco’s tea rooms.
  17. Whether it’s a beloved classic or an edgy new play, Delco is home to several theaters: Colonial Playhouse, Hedgerow Theatre, Media Theatre, and PCS, so it’s easy to plan a great night out.
  18. Hike and bike along the scenic Delaware River at Chester Riverwalk.
  19. Giddy up! Cloverleaf Stables in Chadds Ford is the perfect place for all things equestrian: trail rides, lessons, and pony rides.
  20. Enjoy free outdoor concerts all summer long at Rose Tree Park’s Summer Festival.
  21. You have to see this place to believe it! Plan your visit around the Sanderson Museum’s limited schedule and prepare to gawk and gander at this amazing collection of Americana, artifacts, and memorabilia.
  22. Explore the region’s bounty by selecting homegrown fruits, vegetables, and flowers at a farmers’ market. Many of our towns, boroughs, and municipalities host local in-season markets weekly.
  23. Take a walk through the iconic landmarks of Delaware County at DELCOLAND Mini Golf. Each hole represents a different location!
  24. Dine al fresco at Media’s Dining Under The Stars every Wednesday evening on State Street!
  25. Snag a slice at the famous Pica’s Pizza.
  26. Find your groove and enjoy some live music at 118 North, Lansdowne Folk Club, Jamey’s House of Music, and WaR3hous3.
  27. Enjoy the beauty of symphonic music. Whether you’re a seasoned concert goer or new to the orchestral music scene, Delaware County Symphony, Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Concordia are sure to deliver memorable performances.
  28. Honor our servicemen and women at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial and Pennsylvania Veterans Museum.
  29. Are you looking for authentic, culturally diverse cuisine? Look no further than the neighborhoods of eastern Delco. Upper Darby is chock-full of tastes, flavors, and experiences you’d have to travel the world to find.
  30. Try your hand and win big! Plan a visit to Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack.
  31. Explore outdoor bliss at Haverford Reserve—where nature’s beauty awaits in every trail and field.
  32. Unleash your creativity by taking an art class at the Community Arts Center, Rockdale Arts, Wayne Art Center, and Main Line Art Center.
  33. Escape to natural serenity at Hildacy Preserve—a sanctuary for wildlife and peace-seekers alike.
  34. Leave your 21st-century conveniences behind and experience life in Delaware County as it was more than 200 years ago with a visit to the Colonial Pennsylvania Farmstead.
  35. Experience farm-fresh delights at Indian Orchards Farm.
  36. Raise a glass at Delco’s Urban Winery! Sip, savor, and celebrate at John Roberts Cellars.
  37. Hit the bullseye at Middletown Archery Club. Aim, draw, shoot!
  38. Discover the artistic legacy of the renowned Wyeth family with a tour of their historic studios at Brandywine Museum of Art.
  39. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, Linvilla Orchards’ well-stocked Orchard Lake provides a delightful fishing experience for all ages.
  40. Families love the food and the electric train display at Jimmy John’s Pipin’ Hot Sandwiches. A visit to this roadside stop is an absolute must for any hot dog lover!
  41. Join the community spirit at Park Avenue Community Center. Make connections and memories!
  42. Enjoy exceptional wines amidst picturesque vineyards and serene landscapes at Grace Winery and Penns Woods Winery.
  43. Cheer on the Philadelphia Union at Subaru Park for thrilling soccer action and unforgettable moments!
  44. Save the date for the Community Arts Center’s Tie Dye Music Festival on July 20th!
  45. Tire the kids out at Ridley Creek State Park – miles and miles of woodland trails perfect for walking, running, skating, or biking. A good night’s sleep for everyone is guaranteed!
  46. Go on an antique shopping spree for furniture, retro vinyl, jewelry, and more at some of our favorite Delco spots like Brandywine View Antiques, Gradyville’s Den of Antiquity, Lunch Break Vintage, and Lansdowne’s Scrappy Cat.
  47. Taste the legendary ‘The Godfather’ at Ro-Lynn Deli —an offer you can’t refuse!
  48. Catch a performance at the Upper Darby Summer Stage!
  49. Experience the exhilaration of ultimate frisbee at Neumann University with the Philadelphia Phoenix—catch the excitement!
  50. Find serenity in nature at Scott Arboretum, where beauty blooms and tranquility awaits.
  51. Cool down with some water ice! Rosati Water Ice and Georgeo’s Water Ice are both made right here in Delco.
  52. Delco loves sports and their homegrown athletes. The Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum celebrates local figures who have achieved success at an elite level.
  53. Let the good times roll! You can find a bowling alley in almost every corner of Delco: Bowlero, MacDade Bowl, Playhouse Lanes and Sproul Lanes.
  54. Tyler Arboretum‘s whimsical tree houses and Butterfly House are especially popular attractions in the summer, inviting visitors of all ages to explore and enjoy nature’s beauty.
  55. Connect with history and nature. Spend a day at the Newlin Grist Mill exploring its historic structures and 8+ miles of hiking trails.
  56. Rent a kayak or tube and drift your worries away on the Brandywine River.
  57. Grab your binoculars and do some bird watching at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, or….
  58. …if you prefer eagles and birdies of another type, grab your clubs, and play a round at one of Delco’s public golf courses.
  59. Visit the Wayne Art Center and immerse yourself in creativity and inspiration.
  60. Swing by X-Golf Garnet Valley – a state of the art indoor golf simulator experience for duffers of all ages.
  61. Grab a burger and milkshake from Charlie’s Hamburgers — a Delco legend since 1935!
  62. Rainy Day? Put on a marathon of movies filmed in Delco. They include Silver Linings Playbook, Marley & Me, and The Lovely Bones.