Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend

Don’t let the weekends just pass you by; make them memorable and exciting. ParentCircle curates the best family activities around Chennai for you and your kids!

By Siddiqha Naseem and Jasmine Kaur

Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend
Things you can do in Chennai this weekend

Who wouldn't like to de-stress and relax their weekend away? But even the thought of scouring the Internet for events and activities in your town that are suitable for families can be exhausting!

So, to help you skip this tedious process, ParentCircle has thoughtfully curated a list of interesting events that are happening this weekend in Chennai. We hope that you can find something that suits you and your child's interests! Pick away!

1. Toy Story 4

Venue: Your nearest Cinema Hall

Date: 21 June onwards

Age group: All age groups 

Description: This saga about toys continues despite having started more than two decades ago in 1995. This continuation says a lot about how endearing this story has been, so that many of us who watched it first as children, remember it fondly even in adulthood. The movie's impact was so great that a decade after it's release it was selected for preservation at United States' National Film Registry. That said, the latest in this series promises to be a sweet and charming adventure with many beloved characters and a few new additions to the toy family. 

2. Tanjore Quartet: A Carnatic Music Concert 

Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend

Venue: Backyard, 53/23, 3rd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar

Date: 22 June 2019 

Timings: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Age group: All age groups

Fees: ₹ 150

Description: Spend some nice family bonding time and introduce your children to come classical carnatic music played live. With Gomatam Krishna Priya on Kanjira, Anantha Shree on Violin, Manikandan Subramanian on Vocals as Akash Hariharan on Mridangam, this should be a worthwhile performance. 

Contact Details: +91 7358458117

3. Snake and Ladder (Play)

Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend

Venue: Narada Gana Sabha, 254/314, TTK Road

Date: 21 June 2019

Timings: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Age group: All age groups 

Fees: ₹ 300 onwards

Description: This modern-day dance drama called Snake and Ladder is presented to you by Navarasa Dance Theater and Tanmaya Dance Academy. This genre-bending play uses forms such as aerial acrobatics, Bharatanatyam, martial arts, Kathakali, yoga, and a lot more, which are skillfully combined into a stunning contemporary performance. With award-winning choreographers like Aparna Sindoor and Anil Natyaveda taking the lead, this promises to a thoroughly enjoyable experience for the whole family. 

Contact Details: +91 9885096681

4. Free Yoga Camp at all Sarva Studios

Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend

Venue: There are 6 different Sarva Studios in Chennai, which are located in Mount Road, Anna Nagar, RA Puram, T Nagar, Harrington Road and Velachery. 

Date: 21 and 22 June

Timings6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Age group: 2 years and above

Fees: Free

Description: Yoga can be a fun family activity, that also benefits your health. Why not try a free yoga camp with your family. This camp is organised by Sarva, which has a chain of yoga studios, 91 in number, all over India. And given that the International Yoga Day lands on this Friday, they are offering this free camp for all. 

Contact Details: +91 224260624

5. Indian Arts And Crafts Sante

Family Activities To Do In Chennai This Weekend

Venue:  Kalakshetra Foundation , South Chennai

Date: 14th June to 23rd June

Timings: 10:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m

Fees: Free

Description: Ethnic and handmade items are rare and expensive. Here is your chance to see and buy all things ethnic under one roof. Yes! The Indian Art & Craft Santhe Art, Craft & Handloom exhibition organized by Sunrise Flea is a paradise for ethnic lovers. Drop by and shop for colourful Lamp Shades, Mud Diyas, Handicrafts, Handloom Clothing, Silk Sarees, traditional pieces of Jewelry, Furniture, Plants, Organic Products, Home Decor and much more.

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