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Chasing Dreams Mall Extravaganza

Sunday, June 15 – Father’s Day
FREE • All Day

10:00 am  The Museum opens — FREE all day and open until 8:30 pm
2:00 pm    The outdoor festivities begin
9:00 pm    Field of Dreams outdoor screening

We’re taking it outside for this fun family day on Independence Mall featuring games, arts and crafts, meet-and-greets with MLB personalities, music, and more!  

  • Meet former MLB players, including former Philadelphia Phillie Tommy Greene, who was part of the 1993 National League Championship and World Series team
  • Get the whole family up and dancing with live music from Philadelphia Funk Authority, Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band, and the DJ-led dance party sensation, Baby Loves Disco 
  • Test your arm with the speed pitch challenge, practice your swing with the t-ball challenge, play virtual baseball and other baseball-themed carnival games, create arts and crafts, stop by the photo booth, get your face painted, and sample some of Philly’s favorite food trucks
  • Bring a donation for Pitch In For Baseball – this non-profit organization will be on-site to collect new or gently-used baseball equipment that will be donated to baseball-loving kids in need around the world (details below)
  • The first 200 fans that come to our outdoor information booth can pick up their FREE Chasing Dreams mini-beach balls…just in time for summer
  • Kids can take a shot at broadcasting the events of the day at KYW’s Kidcast booth
  • Grab your blanket and stick around for an outdoor screening Field of Dreams celebrating the film’s 25th anniversary