The Main Line's Best Events for Summer

Our annual Summer Fun Guide is here! Check out this year's best festivals, kids' activities and more in the western suburbs.

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The Super Scooper All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival.
July 2-4: Finally, a good-for-you reason to dig into bowl after bowl of ice cream. The Super Scooper All You Can Eat Ice Cream Festival, part of Wawa’s Welcome America! celebration, benefits the Joshua Kahan Fund’s fight against pediatric leukemia. A $5 donation buys your ticket to more than 20 ice cream vendors, including Häagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry’s, Turkey Hill and Bassetts. Noon-5 p.m. daily; 6-9 p.m. July 2. Walnut Street and Columbus Boulevard at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia. Call (215) 683-2200 or visit

BlobFest at Phoenixville’s Colonial Theatre.July 8-10: It lives! BlobFest is back again at the Colonial Theatre, delivering three days of thrills, chills and laughs for fans of the classic 1958 horror flick, The Blob, which starred Steve McQueen and was filmed in Phoenixville. Festival highlights include the ’50s-themed BlobBall, an antique car display, and the tinfoil hat contest—to protect against alien mind control, of course. 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. Call (610) 917-1228 or visit

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