Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Grand Opening Of The Midway At Blue Cross RiverRink, Molestice Block Party Music Fest, Manayunk Arts Festival and More!

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

 'Summer Has Begun In Philly' The weekend kicks off with the Grand Opening of 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 Caribbean Day At Reading Terminal Market, Molestice Block Party, Summer Ale Festival At Philadelphia Zoo, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, the Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain, the Spring … [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...]

Molestice Block Party! A FREE Mini Music Festival In Center City!

Molestice Courtesy of Philip Gabriel Photography for Molestice

'Dancing In The Streets With Great Bands' Enjoy a fantastic selection of live music at Molestice Mini Music Festival block party on June 24, 2017! Molestice, hosted by Mole Street, a digital marketing and entertainment booking agency in Philadelphia, is a block party and music festival that celebrates the summer solstice. The block party is held at 100 North Mole Street (between Cherry & Race Sts) in Center City from noon to 8 pm. Musicgoers will enjoy live music, some of which … [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...]

Make Music Philly Baby! – Free Live Music Celebration

2 guys playing Live Music - Courtesy of makemusicphilly.org

'Live Free Musical Celebrations in the City of Brotherly Love' Get ready for an all-out music blitz on June 21, 2017. Explore the many talents of local musicians throughout the City of Philadelphia. There will be over 100 performances from 10 am to 9 pm at locations throughout the city. This 'do it yourself' festival is free and will include organized concerts and informal performances by professionals and amateurs of all genres and ages. Just think, anywhere in the city can become a … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Chinese Lantern Festival, Newbold Blues Festival, LGBT Pride Parade and Festival And More!

City of Philadelphia

 'Live Blues, Food, Beer, Festivals and More!' The weekend kicks off with Bloomsday at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, Parks On Tap, Pride LGBT Kick-Off Party, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Betsy Ross House Flag Festival, the Newbold Blues Festival, Historic Germantown's Juneteenth Festival, Beer Camp on Tour at Penn's … [Read more...]

Movie Nights Presented by Schuylkill Banks

2012 Movie Nights by Schuylkill Banks

'Movies Under the Stars in Philadelphia' Philadelphia summer nights under the stars with friends, family, loved ones and yes, free movie nights sponsored by Schuylkill River Development Corporation and CSX. Thanks to Schuylkill Banks, you will be able to enjoy ten different movies this summer at two different locations. Some of these movies are our favorites and are classics. Starting  Thursday, June 2nd, the movies will take place every Thursday until August 11th, except for on July … [Read more...]

Flag Day Events in Philadelphia

Flag Day June 14th

'Honoring the Symbol of Our Country!' Flag Day is a special day that takes place on June 14, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The Second Continental Congress originated in Philadelphia and had it's original meeting place at Independence Hall. Flag Day is not an official holiday, but in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established … [Read more...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Philly Beer Week, Parks On Tap, Bacon and Beer Classic, Art Museum Area Restaurant Week, Odunde Festival and More!

Washington Monument at Eakins Oval

 'Enjoying Art, Music, Food, Beer & More In Philly' The weekend kicks off with Philly Beer Week, All-City Jazz Festival, Parks On Tap, Spruce Street Harbor Park, opening of RiverRink Summerfest, Chinese Lantern Festival, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the Philly Beer Week, 7th Annual Organ Day, the Bacon and Beer Classic, Spruce Street Harbor Park, RiverRink Summerfest, Mirror Maze Exhibition, the … [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 18. 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...]