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July 31, 2014

The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series Brings A Fun-Filled Afternoon Of Bike Racing, A Block Party And More To West Chester, Saturday, August 2

Yet another reason to love Philly: one of the east coast’s most important and popular professional bike races takes place right in our backyard. This Saturday, August 2, crowds and bike riders will gather in West Chester for the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series, an afternoon and evening of racing and other outdoor […]

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July 31, 2014

Thomas The Tank Engine Visits The Garden Railway At Morris Arboretum This Weekend, August 2-3

Bring the kids! This weekend, August 2 and 3, Morris Arboretum invites a special train to its Garden Railway tracks — Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. Watch Thomas the Tank engine wind through the quarter-mile track which features miniature buildings made completely of natural materials. Throughout the railroad, guests can expect seven loops, 15 […]

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July 30, 2014

The Philadelphia Bacon Fest At The Oval Returns For Its 2nd Year Of Live Music, Food Trucks And A Free Outdoor Screening Of A Film Starring Kevin Bacon, This Friday, August 1

This Friday, August 1, The Awesome Fest teams up with The Oval for the second annual Philadelphia Bacon Fest — a full night of bacon foodstuffs with a side of Kevin Bacon. Gear up for the city’s favorite bacon festival as The Oval hosts themed programming all day long. Enjoy free bacon samples (turkey bacon, […]

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July 30, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 2nd Street Festival With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens, Great Food And More In Northern Liberties This Sunday, August 3, Noon-10 P.M.

Philadelphia’s summer festival season thrives this August, and annual Northern Liberties neighborhood extravaganza the 2nd Street Festival rocks on Sunday, August 3 from noon all the way until 10 p.m. Excellent entertainment is set to fill The Piazza at Schmidt’s and six blocks of 2nd Street, with a Philly-centric lineup of live bands, three stages, […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 29, 2014

Save The Date: The Peddler’s Village Peach Festival And Sidewalk Sale Returns To Celebrate National Peach Month, August 8-10

In celebration of National Peach Month, Peddler’s Village in Bucks County will be feeling peachy keen this August. On August 8, 9 and 10, the family-friendly Bucks County shopping and entertainment destination hosts its annual Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale. All weekend long, sweet locally harvested peaches inspire eats and entertainment. For those looking for […]

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July 29, 2014

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, Free Friday Night Concerts, Return To Penn’s Landing For The Month, Fridays, August 1-29

Live music fills Penn’s Landing for its summertime series, Smooth Jazz Summer Nights, a free weekly series occurring every Friday night in August. The concerts put the spotlight on renowned jazz musicians from across the globe. Beginning this Friday, August 1, the free alfresco concerts kick off with a performance by David Benoit, a jazz […]

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July 28, 2014

The Annual ACANA African Festival Entertains With Live Music, Dance, Food And More On Penn’s Landing, Sunday, August 3

Why travel overseas for a taste of world culture? Just head to Penn’s Landing for its PECO Multicultural Series, a succession of outdoor festivals that celebrate cultural traditions from across the globe. The PECO Energy Multicultural Festival season runs on weekends all summer long, and this weekend is no different. On Sunday, August 3, the […]

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July 28, 2014

The Southeast Asian Dragon Boat Festival Returns To Penn’s Landing With Boat Races, Music, Food, Vendors And More, This Saturday, August 2

This Saturday, August 2, the food, music and traditions of Southeast Asia take the spotlight at the fourth annual Southeast Asian Dragon Boat Festival. Penn’s Landing and the Delaware River turn into a hub of festival activity from noon to 8 p.m. as traditional and non-traditional performances take over Festival Pier and food from a […]

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July 25, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues With Raphael Xavier And Bobby Zankel & The Warriors Plus The Avalon String Band, Saturday, July 26

Few things make a better pairing than summer and live music. While some of this summer’s concerts require purchasing a ticket purchase and planning ahead, many are free and open to the public, making for the perfect option for last-minute diversions. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool […]

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