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...]

Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia

Independence Mall - Photo by D. Cruz Courtesy of Visit Philadelphia

  'Exploring All Things To Do In Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend' When we think of Memorial Day Weekend, we normally think that the beginning of Summer is right around the corner. There is so much to do in the City of Brotherly Love! Please enjoy our long weekend guide that will include special events and exhibits, outdoor festivals and activities, special Philadelphia museum's and attractions just for the commemoration of Memorial Day, an urban beach lounge and much more! … [Read more...]

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...]

Summer Fun At Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest

Spruce Street Harbor Park

'A Magical Summertime Destination'  It's back for a fourth year, by popular demand, the Spruce Street Harbor Park! This urban area is being transformed into an outdoor paradise at the Penn’s Landing Marina. But wait! Let's welcome back the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest for year three! The Blue Cross RiverRink will be transformed into a roller rink. The Delaware River Waterfront will bring loads of excitement to include a floating restaurant, boardwalk, hammocks, tons of colorful … [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...]

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...]

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...]