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May 9, 2014

Weekend Picks: Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Craft Fair, “Love Your Park Week”, Brewerytown Spring Festival, Mother’s Day Happenings And More

Weekend Picks: Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, Art Star Craft Bazaar, Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Craft Fair, "Love Your Park Week", Brewerytown Spring Festival, Mother's Day Happenings And More

Year after year, Mother’s Day weekend brings a score of special events to Philadelphia. Beginning today, the annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta fills the Schuylkill River with more than 100 collegiate crew teams for two full days of high-energy races. The regatta is free to watch and the sidelines, along Kelly Drive, are a great […]

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May 8, 2014

Our Spectator’s Guide To The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River This Weekend, May 9 And 10

Our Spectator's Guide To The Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River This Weekend, May 9 And 10

The Schuylkill River is home to a number of world-renowned races, including the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta which returns to the river this weekend, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. The regatta welcomes more than 125 colleges and universities from all parts of the country to the annual (and free!) regatta, which has been […]

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May 9, 2013

Our Guide To The 75th Annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River, This Friday And Saturday, May 10-11

Our Guide To The 75th Annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta On The Schuylkill River, This Friday And Saturday, May 10-11

Hot on the heels of city sporting extravaganzas the Penn Relays and Broad Street Run, another well-attended competition draws world-class athletes to Philadelphia. On May 10-11, the 75th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails on the scenic Schuylkill River. The two-day event is the largest collegiate regatta in the United States with representation from 125 […]

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May 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Updated Guide To The Dozens Of Spring And Early Summer Festivals Hitting Philadelphia In The Coming Weeks

Roundup: Our Updated Guide To The Dozens Of Spring And Early Summer Festivals Hitting Philadelphia In The Coming Weeks

The month of May overflows with awesome spring events and outdoor festivals, so to help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve updated our Spring Festivals roundup with a more comprehensive list of all the festivals we could find this month and next. From blockbuster […]

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May 7, 2012

The 74th Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Country’s Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition, Returns To The Schuylkill May 11-12

The 74th Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Country's Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition, Returns To The Schuylkill May 11-12

Just as the city cools down from Penn Relays and Broad Street Run fever, it’s time for another record-breaking competition, bringing world-class athletes to Philadelphia. On May 11-12, the 74th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails onto the scenic Schuylkill River. The two-day event is the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S., with 3,500 racers […]

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May 13, 2011

Weekend Picks: The Italian Market Festival, Dad Vail Regatta, Art Star Craft Bazaar And More

Weekend Picks: The Italian Market Festival, Dad Vail Regatta, Art Star Craft Bazaar And More

As usual, there’s lots to see and do (and taste) this weekend for Philadelphia locals and visitors alike. Cheer on the athletes at the 73rd annual Dad Vail Regatta today and tomorrow, pick up some incredible student art at PAFA’s 110th annual Student Exhibition and enjoy the season’s first Taste of The Belle Friday river […]

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May 6, 2011

The 73rd Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition In the Country, Returns To The Schuylkill River May 13-14

The 73rd Annual Dad Vail Regatta, The Largest Collegiate Rowing Competition In the Country, Returns To The Schuylkill River May 13-14

The 73rd annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta sails onto the Schuylkill from May 13-14. The Regatta has been a mainstay in Philadelphia for nearly every year since its inception, making Kelly Drive one of the most famous and scenic racecourses in rowing. About 3,500 athletes from more than 100 colleges and universities in the United […]

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May 7, 2010

Dad Vail Regatta Starts Today

Dad Vail Regatta Starts Today

The Dad Vail Regatta runs today and tomorrow (May 7 + 8) on the Schuylkill River. Thought to be the largest collegiate regatta in the country, this is its 72nd year running. It’s been held in Philadelphia for a large portion of those years (there was a brief period earlier this year where it appeared […]

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