Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Memorial Day Weekend Activities, Historical Activities For Kids, Franklin Institute Mirror Maze Exhibit, Fireworks, HOG Relay, Opening Tap and More!

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

'Remembering Those Men & Women Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Our Freedom' Are you ready for a long weekend of fun and relaxation? Many people seem to be making plans to go outside the city. Why, when there is so much to do within this awesome City of Philadelphia. Many Philadelphia’s museums and attractions will honor the men and women of military, both past and present, will host Memorial Day events throughout the weekend and on Memorial Day itself. Let’s not forget those men and … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

Independence Mall - Photo by D. Cruz Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

  'Exploring All Things To Do In Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend' When we think of Memorial Day Weekend, we normally think that the beginning of Summer is right around the corner. There is so much to do in the City of Brotherly Love! Please enjoy our long weekend guide that will include special events and exhibits, outdoor festivals and activities, special Philadelphia museum's and attractions just for the commemoration of Memorial Day, an urban beach lounge and much more! … [Read more...]

Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia With 50+ Free Events During Wawa Welcome America Festival!

4th of July and Wawa Welcome America Festival in Philadelphia

'50 + FREE Events In 6-Days In Philly' Philadelphia is not only a great city, but the birthplace of America! Why not celebrate the Fourth of July in Philly during the best 6-day festival in the country! This year marks the 25th anniversary of Wawa Welcome America! For six full days from June 29 to July 4, people of all ages will be able to enjoy free museum days, concerts, firework shows, parades, block parties, festive brunches and much more! This year's theme for the festival is … [Read more...]

Summer Fun At Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest

Spruce Street Harbor Park

'A Magical Summertime Destination'  It's back for a fourth year, by popular demand, the Spruce Street Harbor Park! This urban area is being transformed into an outdoor paradise at the Penn’s Landing Marina. But wait! Let's welcome back the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for year three! The Blue Cross RiverRink will be transformed into a roller rink. The Delaware River Waterfront will bring loads of excitement to include a floating restaurant, boardwalk, hammocks, tons of colorful … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Parks On Tap, Silkies Hike, Italian Market Festival, Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival, Craft Beer and Wine Festival, Burger Brawl and More!

City Hall Philadelphia

'Festivals Galore! Bring Your Walking Shoes!' The weekend kicks off with Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Spruce Street Harbor Park, Silkies Hike, the Italian Market Festival, the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival, Plazapalooza, Craft Beer and Wine festival, 40th Street Summer … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Opening Of Spruce Street Harbor Park, Dad Vail Regatta, Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft Fair, Chinese Lantern Festival and More!

Spruce Street Harbor Park

'Mother's Day Weekend' The weekend kicks off with the Opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park, Rittenhouse House Fine Craft Fair, Dad Vail Regatta, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft Fair, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Germantown Second Saturday Festival, Dad Vail Regatta, Love Your Park Week, the Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens, American Spirits: The Rise … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival In Franklin Square

Dragon - Photos by Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia

‘A Celebration of Light & Culture’  If you missed it last year, be visually inspired as visitors will get to experience the Chinese Lantern Festival again at Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia May 9 to June 11. The Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The square will come alive and glow with 29 new larger-than-life illuminated displays such as a huge 200-foot Chinese dragon, pandas, sea creatures, … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, South Street Spring Festival, MaiFest, Haverford Spring Fest, First Sunday and More!

Swann Fountain at Logan Circle

'Philly Festivals - Oh My!' The weekend kicks off with free admission to several museums, First Friday, the Philadelphia Wine Festival, Eastern State Penitentiary Season Kick Off, Philly Tech Week, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the South Street Spring Festival, Greater Northeast Philadelphia Beer Festival, Support Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House event, Rittenhouse Square Flower Market, the last day of … [Read more...]

Art Museum Day ~ FREE Admission To Select Philly Museums

Penn Museum

'Celebrating Art Museum Day' Museums are a big part of today's culture and we are so fortunate to have many awesome museums right here in Philadelphia. Enjoy free admission to select museums in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to Art Museum Day, which is part of International Museum Day. Art Museum Day officially occurs on May 18 every year, but some museums are offering free admission before or after May 18. Guests will be able to visit the Brandywine River Museum of Art May 7, the … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ NFL Draft Experience, Philadelphia Science Festival, Penn Relays, Yards Real Ale Festival, Flavors On The Avenue and More!

NFL Draft Experience In Philadelphia

'Weekend Overload Of Things To Do In Philly!' Will you be able to contain yourself with the many choices of what to do this weekend! The next few days will be jam packed with major events, beer festivals, concerts and more. The weekend kicks off with the NFL Draft Experience, the Penny Relays, the Selection Square draft room during the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Science Festival, Philly Tech Week, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition, 4th Friday in South … [Read more...]