June 16-18, 2017

Weekend Picks: LGBT Pride Parade And Festival, Father’s Day Events, Chinese Lantern Festival And More

Check out your guide to this weekend, June 16-18, in Philly...

This warm-weather weekend doesn’t disappoint with the arrival of fun festivals, a giant parade, beer garden events, live music and so much more.

Fans of outdoor festivals, take note: This weekend marks the final days for the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square. The festival was extended due to popularity, so this weekend is truly your last chance to check it out.

The city’s Pride Month celebrations hit their height with the huge PrideDay LGBT Pride Parade and Festival, which returns to Center City and Penn’s Landing on Sunday. The parade features live performances, colorful balloons, fun costumes and much more.

Also this weekend? Father’s Day fun, Parks on Tap in South Philly, a beer festival at Penn’s Landing, Art for the Cash Poor and more.

Be sure to follow Uwishunu on Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philly.

Friday, June 16

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

University City District

Enjoy a free performance in University City this Saturday night as the 40th Street Summer Series returns with another event. (Photo courtesy University City District)

Saturday, June 17

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Pride Parade and Festival

Pride month celebrations continue in Philly this weekend with the huge LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

Sunday, June 18

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Neighborhoods

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