Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Opening Weekend For Fun At The Oval, Parks On Tap, Islamic Heritage Festival and More!

Smaller Fountain AT The Washington Monument At The Oval Honoring Eli Kirk Price II

  ‘Exploring Fun In Philadelphia’ The weekend kicks off with the opening of The Oval, University City Dinning Days, The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy fun at The Oval,  Islamic Heritage Festival, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, 40th Street Summer Days, the Longwood Gardens’ Main … [Read more...]

The Oval Asks: “What’s Your Parkway, Philly?” ~ 2017 Summer Fun At Eakins Oval

What's Your Parkway At The Oval

  'Summer Seasonal Fun At The Oval'  Hello summer fun at The Oval, located across from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For the 5th year, The Oval will transform into a pop-up park and runs July 20 through August 20. This year it will be more about just a fun place to hang outside with games, yoga, beer, music and more. It will also allow visitors to give feedback, a way to tell the city how you feel! This year’s summertime plaza, named The Oval+, because it will now include … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Bastille Day Festival, Carnival-Like Fun At Penn’s Landing, Parks On Tap At Schuylkill Banks, Lancaster Avenue Jazz Fest and More!

View Of Philadelphia From South Street Bridge

‘Outdoor Fun In Philadelphia’ The weekend kicks off with University City Dinning Days, Hamlet at Laurel Hill Cemetery, The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary, Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival, Bluegrass & Blueberries Festival at Peddler's Village, Spruce Street Harbor Park, … [Read more...]

Weekly Fun Things To Do In Philadelphia All Summer Long

Independence Hall

'Exploring Philadelphia During The Week' There are so many things to do in Philadelphia during the weekend. We bet you didn't know all of the exciting things to do each week in Philadelphia during the summer! Check out our fantastic list! (all events or activities have started now unless noted with start dates) Wednesdays Live at Lunch at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 until July 26 FREE - Every Wednesday from noon to 1:30 pm at Dilworth Park, enjoy musical and performing arts live. Food … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, Amusement Rides and Boardwalk Games At The Midway, Hispanic Fiesta At Penn’s Landing and More!

Walnut Bridge Photo By Brian Lawson

‘Summer Fun In Philadelphia’ The weekend kicks off with Hamlet at Laurel Hill Cemetery, The Midway at Blue Cross RiverRink, First Friday, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, Germantown Second Saturday Festival in Germantown, the Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain, the Spring Blooms at Longwood … [Read more...]

Screenings Under the Stars at Penn’s Landing

Screening Under The Stars At Penns Landing

 'Family Time Under The Stars With Free Movies' For some of you, remember those drive-in movies theaters? How about a large outdoor theater while watching a movie under the stars. That's what we have with "Screenings Under the Stars" at the Great Plaza, taking place in Penn's Landing. Every Thursday night in July and August, come watch a different popular film that will be displayed on the big screen for free. Yes, you heard us right, for free. Come with friends, family or even maybe … [Read more...]

Celebrating Independence Weekend With Fireworks, FREE Concerts, Block Parties, FREE Admission To Museums, 1776 Revolutionary War Encampment, Night Market and More!

Happy Independence Weekend in Philadelphia

‘Celebrating American Independence’ What not a better way than to celebrate your 4th of July Weekend right here in Philadelphia, where it all began! Enjoying Independence Day with friends, family and everyone else! There will be free concerts, free admission to museums, the American Revolutionary War re-encampment, the main parade in the historic section of Philadelphia tomorrow, block parties, the spectacular fireworks show above the Philadelphia Museum of Art and much more. The … [Read more...]

Top Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Philadelphia

Fireworks on Fourth of July in Philadelphia

'Celebrating Independence Day Philadelphia Style!'  You can enjoy many fireworks shows leading up to the Fourth of July in Philadelphia! What a great way in celebrating our independence in an awesome city all week long! Of course, there is the biggest fireworks night of the year, when the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art illuminates with dazzling light displays from tons of fireworks on 4th of July. Below is our guide to the fireworks shows in and around Philadelphia! Friday, … [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...]

The Annual WAWA Hoagie Day

WAWA Hoagie Day

'Celebrating With FREE WAWA Hoagies!'  Imagine 6 tons of hoagies! Now imagine a free hoagie! That's what you get with WAWA Hoagie Day! WAWA Hoagie Day was celebrated in 1992 with a free, 500-foot hoagie. On that day, then-Mayor Ed Rendell, proclaimed the hoagie the “Official Sandwich of Philadelphia.” Decades later, the 25th annual Wawa Hoagie Day taking place on June 29 at noon, focuses on honoring our troops and expands on Wawa’s partnership with the USO, is one of the tastier … [Read more...]