15+ Awesome Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 20-26

Night Market, Manayunk Arts Festival, outdoor movie screenings and more.

Food festivals, art festivals, music festivals — oh my! This week is packed with cool events in Philadelphia.

Food fans, take note: This Thursday, Night Market returns for its second food festival of the season. This week, the festival hits Callowhill with more than 100 vendors selling everything from beer and ice cream to pizza and tacos.

On both Saturday and Sunday, the Manayunk Arts Festival hits Main Street Manayunk for another year of the ever-popular festival. Guests can browse handmade items, paintings, photography and more from more than 100 talented vendors and enjoy food and drinks from local vendors, too.

Read on for our guide to this week in Philly.

Outdoor Screening of Labyrinth at Haas Beer Garden

La Peg at FringeArtsPhoto courtesy La Peg at FringeArts

This Wednesday night, Haas Beer Garden at La Peg kicks off its summer movie series with a free screening of Labyrinth. The screening comes with plenty of pay as you go food and drinks options and a great alfresco space to catch the flick, which starts at 8:30 p.m.

Outdoor Screening of Labyrinth at Haas Beer Garden

When:Wednesday, June 22, 8:30 p.m.
Where:La Peg, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Free

www.fringearts.com

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at the Mann Center

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its outdoor movie series this week, too, with a screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at 7:30 p.m. The film will be accompanied by the Philadelphia Orchestra as they perform the score from the magical film. Tickets start at $25. Guests are encouraged to pack a panic and even BYOB.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at the Mann Center

When:Thursday, June 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue
Cost:$25-$85

www.manncenter.org

Night Market: Callowhill

Night MarketPhoto by D. Tavani for The Food Trust

Night Market Philadelphia continues in its sixth year as one of the best celebrations of street food and city neighborhoods. After an amazing evening in Roxborough last month, Night Market heads to Callowhill this month. Located just north of Chinatown, Callowhill is known for its diverse bars, eclectic art scene, live music and the pending Reading Viaduct. Explore the neighborhood while you enjoy eats from the top food trucks in the city.

Night Market: Callowhill

When:Thursday, June 23, 6-10 p.m.
Where:12th and Callowhill Streets
Cost:Pay as you go

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American Revolution Beer Pong

This week, there’s a perfect event for fans of beer pong and history — this Thursday, New Liberty Distillery and the Young Friends of the Museum of the American Revolution team up to present American Revolution Beer Pong. The beer pong tournament recreates five important battles that occurred during the American Revolution, but instead of fighting for justice and liberty, guests will play to win prizes like Phillies tickets and gift cards. Tickets are $20 per person and include beer and cider tastings, small bites from local restaurants and more. Cocktails from New Liberty Distillery will be available for purchase.

American Revolution Beer Pong

When:Thursday, June 23, 5:30 p.m.
Where:New Liberty Distillery, 1431 N. Cadwallader Street
Cost:$20 admission, pay as you go drinks

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DraftKings Sixers Draft Party

In celebration of the 76ers number 1 pick for the 2016 draft, DraftKings is presenting a draft party at Eakins Oval this Thursday. The party promises beer garden, performances from the Sixers dancers, games, an NBC Draft broadcast and more. Admission is free, but registration is required and the event will be capped at 4,000 people, so be sure to register and arrive early.

DraftKings Sixers Draft Party

When:Thursday, June 23, 5-9 p.m.
Where:Eakins Oval, 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:Free

www.nba.com

Free Screening of Space Jam at the Grays Ferry Crescent

This week, the Schuylkill Banks screens a favorite ’90s movie; Space Jam. Bring a blanket, or low beach chair, to the Grays Ferry Crescent at the Schuylkill Banks and Wharton Street for a free screening of the flick.

Free Screening of Space Jam at the Grays Ferry Crescent

When:Thursday, June 23, 8:30 p.m.
Where:Grays Ferry Crescent, Philadelphia
Cost:Free

www.schuylkillbanks.org

Nari Ward: Sun Splashed at the Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation's latest feature exhibition, Sun Splashed, presents a mid-career survey of contemporary artist Nari Ward. His works on display feature themes that tie into a broad range of subjects, including black history and culture, the dynamics of power and politics and Caribbean diaspora identity, and often are drawn from materials gathered in and around urban neighborhoods. On Friday night, don't miss the exhibition's opening party, which comes complete with first views of the exhibition, food, drinks and more.

Nari Ward: Sun Splashed at the Barnes Foundation

When:Opens Friday, June 24, Grand Opening Party, Friday, June 24, 6-9 p.m.
Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:$25 for adults, $20 for senior citizens, $10 for children and students

www.barnesfoundation.org

Dinosaurs Unearthed at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Want to see and experience the mightiness (and roar) of a dinosaur up close? Dinosaurs Unearthed at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University may be the closest thing to it, allowing you to embark on a multi-sensory adventure that involves moving, life-size animatronic dinosaurs. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate (down to the feathers on T. rex) Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, fossil casts of skulls, claws, horns and the ever-popular coprolite (dino poop).

Dinosaurs Unearthed at the Academy of Natural Sciences

When:Opens Saturday, June 25
Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:$24.95 for adults, $21.95 for students/seniors/military, $20.95 for children

www.ansp.org

Manayunk Arts Festival

Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

One of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the Delaware Valley, the Manayunk Arts Festival draws up to 200,000 people to historic Main Street in Manayunk for a two-day festival of arts, crafts, music and food. Nearly 300 artists will set up shop to showcase handcrafted goods for sale that range from glass and ceramics to mixed media arts and jewelry to wood, sculpture and more.

Manayunk Arts Festival

When:Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, June 26, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where:Main Street between Green and Shurs
Cost:Pay as you go

www.manayunk.com

Filbert Street Flower Market

This Saturday, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Reading Terminal Market present an all-day flower market from 11th to 12th streets on Filbert Street. The market will be flow up fresh flowers, flower arranging demos, live music and more.

Filbert Street Flower Market

When:Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where:11th to 12th streets on Filbert Street
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phsonline.org

Clark Park Summer Solstice Festival

In celebration of the first day of summer, Clark Park hosts its annual Summer Solstice Festival. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the park welcomes visitors for a full day of live music, crafts, shopping from local vendors and more.

Clark Park Summer Solstice Festival

When:Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue
Cost:Free

www.clarkparkfest.com

Molestice

Every year, the Molestice festival brings a free concert, food trucks, drinks and more to Mole Street in Center City. This year, enjoy performances by local bands like Chill Moody and Weekender while enjoying eats from Lil’ Pop Shop, Cow and the Curd, Chewy’s and more. Click here to register for the festival.

Molestice

When:Saturday, June 25, noon-9 p.m.
Where:100 N. Mole Street
Cost:Free

www.molestice.com

McGillin's Brewery Express

For $30, beer fans can start their day with a kegs and eggs breakfast at McGillin’s and continue their day with brewery tastings at 2SP Brewing Company and Flying Fish. Transportation is included in the $30 admission fee.

McGillin's Brewery Express

When:Sunday, June 26, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where:McGillin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street
Cost:$30 per person

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Burger Brawl and Taco Takedown

Arrive hungry to the parking lot outside of Xfinity Live for the annual Burger Brawl competition. Feast on slider-sized burgers from top restaurants like Parc, La Peg, Village Whiskey, P’unk Burger, Twisted Tail and more while carefully tasting each burger to decide who’s best — guests get to vote for their favorite. This year, in addition to a burger brawl, the event also consists of a taco brawl featuring tacos from favorite spots like El Vez, Heffe, Revolution Taco, Buena Onda, Loco Pez and more.

Burger Brawl and Taco Takedown

When:Sunday, June 26, 4-7 p.m.
Where:XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, 1100 Pattison Avenue
Cost:$50 for general admission, $125 for VIP

www.phillyburgerbrawl.com

Talking Trash at RAIR

This weekend, RAIR invites two local artists to their space for the recurring Live at the Dump series. Hear from the artists as they speak about the use of found materials, sustainable art practices and more. After the discussion, guests are encouraged to stick around for a hot dog barbecue.

Talking Trash at RAIR

When:Sunday, June 26, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Where:RAIR, 7333 Milnor Street
Cost:Free

www.rairphilly.org

Caribbean Day at Reading Terminal Market

Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia

This Sunday, Reading Terminal Market celebrates the Caribbean islands with special performances, a cooking demonstration, Caribbean art displays and more. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Caribbean Day at Reading Terminal Market

When:Sunday, June 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street
Cost:Pay as you go

www.readingterminalmarket.org

Irish American Festival

Enjoy traditional Irish food like shepherd’s pie while watching Irish dance and music performances at the Irish-American festival at Penn’s Landing this Sunday. Admission to the festival is free and the event is the first in this summer’s PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing.

Irish American Festival

When:Sunday, June 26, noon-7 p.m.
Where:Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Pay as you go

www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

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