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Top Family Friendly Things To Do This Weekend - April 29- May 1, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks…there's something for everyone in and around the Philadelphia area!

37th Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run 

Broad Street Run 2014
(credit: Randall E. Scott)

Philadelphia Navy Yard
4747 South Broad Street #120
Philadelphia, PA

Whether you've trained for months to run it or stick to cheering friends and family on from the sidelines, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a must-do for any Philly resident. In fact, the iconic 10 mile race, now in its 37th year, has become so popular with runners nationwide that there's now a lottery system just to get in.

Penn Relays Carnival Weekend

Penn Relays in 2013.
Penn Relays (credit: Nicole Brewer)

Franklin Field
235 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA

This weekend activity is a family favorite every year. It's where high school, college and even professional track stars compete at Franklin Field. It's the oldest collegiate meet in the nation. With an average of one race every five minutes over 33 hours of competition, it could be declared the most action-packed, too.

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Brick Fest Live
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA

You don't wanna miss this chance to experience the biggest LEGO convention in North America. With hands-on attractions, and LEGO builders showcasing their creations from around the world, this is an event the whole family will love.

Flowers (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Cape May Spring Festival
Various locations in downtown Cape May
Cape May, NJ

This is a spring festival where attendees of all ages can admire newly bloomed flowers and participate in a host of other activities, including walking and trolley tours, wine and chocolate tastings and gallery visits.

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
62 Battleship Place
Camden, NJ 08103

It's a chance to visit the nation's largest and most decorated battleship. Complete with fire power tours, 4D flight simulators, and even birthday celebrations, this ship is both educational and fun!

philadelphia chinese lantern festival
(credit: Jan Carabeo)

Chinese Lantern Festival
Franklin Square
200 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA

If you have't seen it yet, don't miss the Chinese Lantern Festival this Friday April 29th through Sunday May 1st. Appearing for the first time in the Northeast, Franklin Square will be illuminated with more than 25 larger than life displays of flowers, Chinese dragon, three-story pagoda and more. $17 adults, $12 youth.

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