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July 24, 2014

Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns With A Huge Production Of Henry IV Featuring A 100-Person Battle Scene And More, July 30-August 3

Alfresco iambic pentameter, anyone? Now in its ninth season, Shakespeare in Clark Park revisits the West Philadelphia green space for another summer of free outdoor theatrical performances. Opening on Wednesday, July 30 and playing nightly at 7 p.m. through Sunday, August 3, the talented team behind Shakespeare in Clark Park presents its rendition of the […]

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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

The Delaware River Waterfront Continues Its Growth With The Development Of Pier 68, A Public Fishing Pier, Picnic Spot And Nature Oasis In Pennsport, To Open in Mid-2015

As part of the Master Plan for the Central Delaware — a program that aims to turn six-miles of the Central Delaware River waterfront into a fully developed public space for the community’s enjoyment — Pier 68 in Pennsport will soon transform from an abandoned space to a waterfront oasis ideal for fishing, lounging and […]

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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 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Oval’s Summer Season Kicks Off, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Movie Screening At NMAJH, Opening Of Fergie’s Beer Garden And More

The Oval kicks off its month-long summer season with a grand kickoff tonight complete with an alfresco beer garden, fare from food trucks, backyard games, first views of an awesome art installation and more. This evening, The Oval, the popular pop-up park on Benjamin Franklin Parkway opens for summer 2014 and brings with it a […]

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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 25, 2014

Reminder: Hawthorne Park Screens Frozen As Part Of Its Free Outdoor Movie Nights, This Friday, June 27

This Friday, June 27, Frozen fills the screen at Hawthorne Park for its monthly movie night. On the last Friday of every summer month, through August 29, enjoy evenings of free family-friendly film screenings. Films start at dusk, which is roughly 8:30 p.m. this week. Prior to the films, families are encouraged to enjoy free […]

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June 19, 2014

Mt. Airy Kicks Off The Summer With Moonlight Movies, Free Outdoor Movie Screenings On Friday And Saturday Nights, June 20-August 16

Outdoor movie screenings reign in Philadelphia throughout the summer months. This summer, Mt. Airy presents two-nights of free alfresco movie screenings all summer long. Every Friday and Saturday night from June 20 through August 16 — with the exception of Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 — head to Mt. Airy for outdoor film […]

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June 4, 2014

Sister Cities Park Brings Back Pairings On The Parkway, A BYOB Wine And Live Music Event Every Thursday Night From June 5-August 28

The BYOB scene isn’t just for restaurants anymore. Every Thursday evening from June 5 through August 28, lovely Sister Cities Park at Logan Square will host Pairings on the Parkway, a night of BYO beverages and live music. Each week, the park invites you to bring your own bottle of wine or beer and enjoy […]

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May 20, 2014

Race Street Pier Presents Picnic At The Pier, An Evening Of Free Food, Drinks, Games And More, This Friday, May 23

Jump start your Memorial Day weekend with an outdoor picnic on Friday night. After a rainy Friday evening last week, Picnic at the Pier at Race Street Pier is on for this Friday, May 23 — fingers crossed for nice weather! From 6 to 10 p.m., spread out on a blanket provide by the folks […]

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