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...]

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...]

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...]

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 11. 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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, South Street Spring Festival, MaiFest, Haverford Spring Fest, First Sunday and More!

Swann Fountain at Logan Circle

'Philly Festivals - Oh My!' The weekend kicks off with free admission to several museums, First Friday, the Philadelphia Wine Festival, Eastern State Penitentiary Season Kick Off, Philly Tech Week, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition and more. During the weekend enjoy the South Street Spring Festival, Greater Northeast Philadelphia Beer Festival, Support Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House event, Rittenhouse Square Flower Market, the last day of … [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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ NFL Draft Experience, Philadelphia Science Festival, Penn Relays, Yards Real Ale Festival, Flavors On The Avenue and More!

NFL Draft Experience In Philadelphia

'Weekend Overload Of Things To Do In Philly!' Will you be able to contain yourself with the many choices of what to do this weekend! The next few days will be jam packed with major events, beer festivals, concerts and more. The weekend kicks off with the NFL Draft Experience, the Penny Relays, the Selection Square draft room during the NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Science Festival, Philly Tech Week, the continuation of American Spirits: The Rise & Fall of Prohibition, 4th Friday in South … [Read more...]