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...]

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...]

40th Street Summer Series in University City

40th Street Summer Series in University City

"Relaxing Family Fun in University City'  Come shake'em, rock'em and roll'em... Every summer, the University City District, the Rotunda and Penn host the 40th Street Summer Series. A free outdoor music series that is family-friendly, now in its thirteenth year. Each concert is scheduled for a Saturday in the summer from June to September, starting at 6 pm. These live performances take place on the greenspace at 40th and Walnuts Streets, just behind the Walnut West Free Library. Not … [Read more...]

Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike Philadelphia! Allowing Veterans To Bond and Cope!

Silkies Hike at Cookies Tavern

'Camaraderie and Humor Will Save Lives' Approximately twenty-one veterans a day are taking their own lives! Silkies Hike is built on the premise that camaraderie and humor will save lives. Allowing veterans, both former and active, to bond, build friendships, and become a support network that veterans often need to fight the war at home. This hike is not about finding a cure or to raise money, the WALK IS THE CURE. This group wants to reduce PTSD and the suicide rate among the United States … [Read more...]

Plazapalooza in Graduate Hospital Neighborhood

Plazapoolza In Graduate Hospital Neighborhood

'Fun Times In Graduate Hospital Neighborhood' Let the good times roll during Plazapalooza on May 20 from noon to 7 pm in Graduate Hospital neighborhood! Enjoy a casual setting at the Grays Ferry Triangle at 23rd and South Street! There will be food, drinks, live music and games for the whole family. Such Philly food trucks as Phoebe’s BBQ, Samosa Deb and Tacos Don Memo. There will be live music hosted by Jeff from South Street Sounds and his band, Tall Trees, along with … [Read more...]

Philly Burger Brawl! ~ Who Has The Best Burger In Philadelphia!

Philly Burger Brawl

‘Tasting Burgers From All Across The City For A Good Cause!’ Get your taste buds ready for a burger feast! Welcome back the 7th Annual Philly Burger Brawl! Held at XFinity Live May 21 from 3 pm to 6 pm, this special event funds literacy programming through technology for Philadelphia’s undeserved children in our public elementary schools. Burger Brawl Atmosphere and Experience What first started out as a neighborhood fundraiser for the Wasserman’s children’s school, The … [Read more...]

Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival

Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival

 'Shop, Eat & Have Fun!' Enter the shopping zone! The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival held on May 20, one of Philadelphia's more popular spring festivals, will attract more than 50,000 people from across the region. The festival takes over a part of Walnut Street, between Broad and 19th streets and 17th and 18th from Sansom to Locust, allowing pedestrians to eat, drink, and shop till they drop. Enjoy a day of arts, fantastic food, fashion and entertainment. There will be more … [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...]

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...]

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...]