SPAC for Families

The performing arts have the power to captivate, fascinate and tell stories through music and movement. At SPAC, we offer an array of unique programming, pre-performance events and experiences that will educate, engage and entertain the whole family.

The Philadelphia Orchestra for Families

Cirque de la Symphonie

An astounding evening of circus artistry and classic Russian repertoire!
Friday, August 4, 8PM - Learn More

E.T. Under the Stars

Soar through the stars with Steven Spielberg's masterpiece as you've never seen or heard it before! Hear the Philadelphia Orchestra perform John Williams' Academy Award-winning score live as the classic film is presented in HD.
Saturday, August 5, 8pm - Learn More

Raiders of the Lost Ark

The film that gave the world one of its greatest movie heroes, Indiana Jones, is back and better than ever before! Relive the original great adventure with John Williams' epic score performed live as the classic film is presented in HD.
Saturday August 12, 8pm - Learn More

Sophisticated Ladies

Sophisticated Ladies is a celebration of the ground-breaking icons of American popular song, from Ella Fitzgerald to Sarah Vaughan to Dinah Washington and of course, Billie Holiday.
Wednesday, August 16, 8pm - Learn More

Pre-Performance Events

One of the most popular events of the SPAC season are family nights and special pre-performance events that combine fun and learning. Events are free for ticketholders to the evening's performance.

CDPHP Family Nights

Come to SPAC when the gates open at 6pm for tons of family fun on the lawn, including an Instrument Petting Zoo, the NEW Young Performers Circle (featuring drumming lessons, dance classes, and more), Workshops on the Lawn with New York City Ballet dancers and Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, interactive exhibits from local museums, magicians, balloon animals, photo booths, and FREE Stewart's ice cream!
August 4, 11 & 18, 6pm




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