Philadelphia Science Festival is calling all families to #GetNerdyPHL

It is that special time again, when Logan Square transforms into a major science carnival with booth after booth of fun and engaging experiments. The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, concentrated focus on all things science.

Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Science Festival
Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Science Festival

Join thousands of science enthusiast in #GetNerdyPHL spirit April 22 through April 30, with literally something for everyone. Science shows, special exhibits, demonstrations, contest and the amazing outdoor Science Carnival at Logan Square… no child goes bored.


Last year we attended an extension of the Philadelphia Science Festival held at Rowan University. My daughter had a terrific time with several hands-on science activities. Last year and in 2013, we attended the science carnival with my niece and daughter, and together – they couldn’t get enough. Here are some of our favorite moments:





For more information, please visit our write up from last year’s Philadelphia Science Festival event AND visit for the specific details for this year’s festivities. If you have attended in the past, what exhibit did your family find the most intriguing?  What are you hoping to see this year?

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4 thoughts on “Philadelphia Science Festival

  • April 18, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    Wow, hope this is around when my girls are older! Shared!

    • April 26, 2016 at 8:25 pm

      Sorry for the late reply… not sure how old your girls are but we took Victoria at 2 and there was still things for her to enjoy. It’s a wonderful event. Hope you catch it next year.

  • April 18, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    This is our favorite week of the year here in Philly! Thanks for posting about it!

    • April 26, 2016 at 8:28 pm

      Hi Mollie, We love the Science Week stuff in Philly too. Great time for families.

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