PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street

PHS Pop Up Garden in Philadelphia

'A Relaxing Temporary Outdoor Escape' The PHS Pop UP Garden is back in its 7th year!  The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicks off their 2017 Pop Up Garden May 9, which is located on 1438 South Street, right next door to the Jamaican Jerk Hut. Imagine yourself in a secluded area with an outdoor bar, palm trees, colorful umbrellas with seating and hammocks, as visitors will be able to enjoy tropical cocktails, beer and wine. Feeling hungry? As part of the Pop Up Garden, enjoy tasty … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, Parkway 100 Celebration, Fringe Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz’s Oktoberfest, Restaurant Weeks and More!

Philadelphia Skyline

'Explore All That Philadelphia Has To Offer!' The weekend kicks off with the Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Interactive Installation, "We Are Connected" Festival, 2017 Fringe Festival, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show, Center City Restaurant Week, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the Oktoberfest Street Festival at Brauhaus Schmitz, Philly Aids Thrift Block Party, the Scarecrow … [Read more...]

Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies FREE Interactive Installation Lights Up Benjamin Franklin Parkway Sept 15 to Oct 8

Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies In Philadelphia

'Lighting Up The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Interactive Art' Imagine riding down Benjamin Franklin Parkway in a pedicab (a small pedal-operated vehicle, serving as a taxi in some countries)! Here is your chance thanks to Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies, a new interactive artwork which is from September 15 to October 8. The Atmosphere and Experience Of Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies Guests will find 27 luminous, kinetic sculptures in the form of free pedicabs traveling along the Parkway … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ We Are Connected Festival, Parkway 100 Celebration, Fringe Festival, 9/11 Philadelphia Heroes 5k Run, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival and More!

Entering Market Street Bridge

'Enjoying September In Philadelphia' The weekend kicks off with "We Are Connected" Festival, 2017 Fringe Festival, the Parkway 100 Celebration, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy the 9/11 Philadelphia Heroes 5k Run, Evil Genius Turns 6 Block Party, the Parkway 100 Celebration, 2017 Fringe Festival, Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Germantown Second Saturday Festival, Spruce Street Harbor … [Read more...]

“We Are Connected” Festival September 8 ~ Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia September 8, 2017 Thru November 16, 2018

Parkway 100 Celebration In Philadelphia

'Celebrate 100 Years Of The Parkway' For 100 years, the Parkway has served as Philadelphia’s cultural boulevard filled with world-renowned art, science and educational offerings that attract local residents, visitors and businesses! The Ben Franklin Parkway is turning 100 and Philadelphia is set to mark this milestone with a year of special events, promotions, and family-friendly experiences through November 18, 2018. The Parkway 100 "We Are Connected" Festival, which is September 8, … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia! First Friday, Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, Made In America Festival, Fireworks and More!

Philadelphia Skyline

'Exciting Labor Day Weekend Fun in Philly' The weekend kicks off with many FREE movies at different locations, First Friday, Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Food & Music at World Live Cafe, The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy Made In America Concert, Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain, the … [Read more...]

Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival In Philadelphia Labor Day Weekend!

Cannstatter Volksfest Verein

'Enjoying Philadelphia Region’s Oldest German Festival' Cannstatter Volksfest German Festival, held every year since 1873, is a Labor Day Weekend tradition that you will not want to miss! The 145th celebration takes place September 2 to 4. Visitors will enjoy tasty authentic German food such as Bratwurst, Leberkaese, Schnitzel, Maultaschen and Kassler Rippchen. Every German meal needs a good German beer! There will also be American beers and wines as well. For those who don't find … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Summer Movie Nights, Franklin Square Food Truck Fest, Amusement Park-Like Fun At The Midway and More!

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'Walk Around & Explore Philly With This Weekend's Cool Weather!' The weekend kicks off with the end of Night Out Restaurant Week, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn's Landing, many FREE movies at different locations, Wicked at The Academy of Music, The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest and more. During the weekend enjoy Franklin Square Food Truck Fest, Wicked at The Academy of Music, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink … [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...]

Parks On Tap Traveling Beer Garden In Philadelphia

Parks On Tap Traveling Beer Garden in Philadelphia

'Traveling Beer Garden In Philadelphia' Let the beer come to you as you explore different areas of Philadelphia in 2017! Parks on Tap is a program in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Avram Hornik of FCM Hospitality, that brings a traveling beer garden from park to park for 20 weeks. Guests will be able to enjoy local craft beers, usually five on tap, which will be complimented by sliders and snacks from Mitch Prensky of Global Dish … [Read more...]