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...]

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...]

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival

‘Human-Powered Vehicle Floats & Art’ The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival, held May 20 from noon to 6 pm, is one creative and quirky event that you don't want to miss! In years past, it was two events, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival and Kensington Kinetic Derby. The all-day event is a combination of crazy derby admirers and those that love art, food and much more. The festival raises money for neighborhood projects and revitalization in the area while exposing … [Read more...]

9th Street Italian Market Festival in South Philly

9th Street Italian Market Festival in South Philly

'Authentic Italian Culture in South Philadelphia' Food, Food and more Food! The Italian Market is the nation's oldest continuously operating outdoor market. The city's biggest block party will take place on May 20 and 21, which runs along South 9th Street, from Fitzwater to Federal Streets. The festival will go live from 11 am to 6 pm on both days. Just like St. Patrick's Day, when everyone is Irish for a day, this festival is when everyone becomes Italian for the 2-day weekend event in … [Read more...]

Haverford Spring Fest Is Back!

Haverford Spring Fest

'Great music, Art, Food, Drink & Activities' Haverford Spring Fest is back for it's 4th Annual event on May 7 from noon to 7 pm! The music and arts festival will be donating all of their proceeds back into the community, which Benefits music education, food banks, and community initiatives in the Haverford Township Area. If you love music, this festival might be right up your alley. Enjoy such performances by: Performers and starting times (subject to change): Noon ~ The … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of Excitement!

Philadelphia Science Festival

'Bringing Science and Fun Together!' Get your nerd on at the Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine day festival that occurs annually in Philadelphia each April. This year's Science Festival will take place from April 21 to 29. In it's 7th year, the Philadelphia Science Festival is presented by The Dow Chemical Company and organized by the awesome folks at The Franklin Institute. The festival aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, and shows how much fun it can be … [Read more...]

Flavors On The Avenue Returns To East Passyunk Neighborhood

Flavors On The Avenue Courtesy of East Passyunk Business Imporvement District

'Springtime Food Tasting Event From Some of East Passyunk's Restaurants' What was once East Passyunk's Flavors of the Avenue is now Flavors on the Avenue! After 10 years under the tent, this annual event is moved onto the streets of East Passyunk and takes place April 30 from noon to 5 pm! This exceptional food event in the East Passyunk Neighborhood brings the neighborhood’s top restaurants and chefs together for people to enjoy. More than two dozen East Passyunk restaurants will be … [Read more...]

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

  'Enjoying Tasty Foods & Fun Along Main Street In Manayunk'  It's back, the Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, April 9 from 11 am to 5 pm.  This festival is a kick-off to Manayunk's Restaurant Week that is from April 10 - 21. Get to explore the many Manayunk restaurants, 50+ Philly food trucks, gourmet food vendors, art vendors and even a few farmers’ markets that will be along the shopping corridor of Main Street, from Green Lane to Shurs Lane. Food truck favorites … [Read more...]

FirstGlance Film Festival In Philadelphia

Firstglance Film Festival

‘Lights, Action, Camera!’ The FirstGlance Film Festival is Philly’s longest running independent film festival, in its 18th year, celebrating and exhibiting the best in true indie film! The Film Festival is taking place at The Franklin Institute from November 11 to 13. What is the FirstGlance Film Festival? FirstGlance started in 1996 and brings Indie filmmakers and audiences together. The festival features Documentaries, Shorts, Animation, Web Series, Student Directed and … [Read more...]

Bacon and Beer Festival in Philadelphia!

Bacon And Beer Festival in Philadelphia

'Get Bacon Crazy While Drinking Beer!' Calling all bacon lovers! The 4th Annual Bacon and Beer Festival is back, taking place November 6 at the 23rd Street Armory from 2:30 pm to 5 pm! Festival-goers will enjoy bacon-based dishes from 24 local Philly restaurants created with bacon from 1732 meats while enjoying beer from 14 craft breweries. Those restaurants involved are: Baby Blues BBQ Philadelphia, The Blue Duck, BRICK AND MORTAR, BRÜ Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Cheu Noodle … [Read more...]