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...]

Cool Off At The Philly Ice Cream Scoop Festival At The Reading Terminal Market

Bassett's Ice Cream at Reading Terminal Market

'I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream At Reading Terminal Market'   Celebrate Philadelphia’s rich ice cream heritage by cooling off  at The Ice Cream Scoop festival July 29 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Reading Terminal Market. The event will bring together local independent ice cream artisans and Reading Terminal merchants for a day of ice cream specials and lots of fun! RTM is the home of Bassett's Ice Cream, a fifth-generation family business and a Philadelphia … [Read more...]

Wonderful Museums in Philadelphia

Museums in Philadelphia - Philadelphia Museum of Art

'Exploring Philly's Exciting Museums' Philadelphia’s museums are anything from small to massive, many with historic stories, some being interactive and others that dare us with the unexpected. We get excited when talking about Philly's Museums and we would think Benjamin Franklin would feel the same if he were to come back to the City of Brotherly Love. List of Philadelphia Museums (Alphabetical Order) Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel The Academy of Natural Sciences of … [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...]

Bastille Day in Philadelphia

Bastille Day At Eastern State Penitentiary

'A Long Day Party at Eastern State Penitentiary & Much More' What is Bastille Day? It's a French holiday, which in France, is called La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration). It takes place every year on July 14. This day represents the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789; which was a French prison and is seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation that took place back then in Paris, France. Bastille Day, an annual celebration, has become very popular all over … [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...]

Guide to 4th of July in Philadelphia and Wawa Welcome America! Events

WAWA Welcome America events

'Fireworks, Parades, Concerts, Kids Activities & More During Independence Day in Philadelphia' There is not a better place to celebrate Independence Day than in America's Birthplace! The celebration kicks-off with many events and activities prior to 4th of July, all thanks to WAWA Welcome America! The annual WAWA Welcome America Festival starts on June 27 and continues all the way to the incredible fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art on July 4! Philadelphians and … [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...]