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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 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 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 21, 2014

Save The Date: Night Market Philadelphia Returns To West Philly To Hit Lancaster Avenue At 35th Street On Thursday, August 14

Looking for a hot festival to get you through the dog days of summer? Save the date for Thursday, August 14 when Night Market Lancaster Avenue hits the streets of West Philly. The sensational Night Market Philadelphia is midway through its fourth year of recurring street food festivals, and has already hosted blowout events in […]

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July 18, 2014

Save The Date: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Returns For Its 9th Year, Next Sunday, July 27

Get ready to start your engines, Philadelphia, next Sunday, July 27, more than 140 classic cars, motorcycles and trucks are making their annual pit stop at the ninth-annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a fun summer festival for all. Stroll the avenue as some of the most impressive cars on the road line […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 15, 2014

The Oval To Host Awesome Fest’s Giant Pizza Party This Friday, July 18 With A Beer Garden, A Screening Of TMNT, And A Performance By Macaulay Culkin’s Band, The Pizza Underground

The Oval opens this Wednesday, July 16 and we’re pretty psyched about it. They have a bunch of great programming scheduled, including a bunch of outdoor movie screenings courtesy of The Awesome Fest. And coming up this Friday, July 18, is a pretty awesome-sounding event for The Oval’s opening weekend. Promoted as a giant Pizza […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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June 27, 2014

Check Out Finally Friday In Mt. Airy For Free Beer Samples, Live Music, Artisan Vendors And More, Tonight, Friday, June 27

Wrap up June and kick off the many Fourth of July celebrations to come in lovely Mt. Airy this Friday, June 27, with the neighborhood’s community-driven arts crawl, Finally Friday. The monthly event is the perfect time to check out the burgeoning neighborhood, which combines dense leafy park land, miles of multi-use trails, tree-lined streets […]

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June 26, 2014

Garden Variety In Northern Liberties Opens A Pop-Up Weekend-Only Beer Garden With Food Trucks, Local Brews And More

It’s no secret we love beer gardens around here, and now there’s one more awesome alfresco beer-sipping destination in the mix. On Saturday, June 28, Garden Variety in Northern Liberties officially opens its pop-up summertime beer garden, debuting yet another great space to enjoy craft beers, local eats and sweet sunshine. To hang out and […]

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