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July 7, 2014

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In Two Performances This Weekend, July 12-13

Part circus arts, part contemporary dance and all fantastic, Invisible River uses the Schuylkill River and Strawberry Mansion Bridge as the backdrop for a dreamy public performance in Fairmount Park this Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13. Founded in 2010 as a progressive performance piece, Invisible River has expanded in 2014 to become a […]

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June 10, 2014

The Schuylkill Banks Free Outdoor Movie Nights Return For Summer 2014 On 10 Thursday Evenings, Beginning This Thursday, June 12

All summer long, the Schuylkill River Development Corporation hosts 10 free outdoor movie screenings at three parks along the Schuylkill River.   Outdoor movie screenings in public parks across the city are a summertime staple here in Philadelphia. The Schuylkill River Development Corporation keeps up the tradition as it hosts free outdoor movie screenings on […]

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May 30, 2014

The Schuylkill Shindig, A Fundraiser For The Schuylkill Banks, Brings Food Trucks, Drinks And Music To The Riverside Park, Saturday, June 7

Celebrate the efforts behind the Schuylkill Banks, the awesome park, workout area, boat launch and home to tons of favorite summer events (enter outdoor movie nights) at the Schuylkill Shindig, a fundraiser party next Saturday, June 7. The evening fête on the Schuylkill River Waterfront promises food, drinks, music and scenic views to boot. Tickets, […]

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May 28, 2014

Connect With Philadelphia’s Waterfront During Walnut2Walnut, A Regatta, Scavenger Hunt And Stroll This Saturday, May 31

Ready to explore Philadelphia’s two waterfronts? This Saturday, May 31, the Independence Seaport Museum and its partners hosts Walnut2Walnut, a full day of land and water exploration between the Delaware River and the Schuylkill River. A three-on-one event, there’s an opportunity for just about anyone to join in the aquatic-themed adventure, be it on a […]

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May 13, 2014

Art In The Open Returns To Transform The Schuylkill River Banks Into An Open-Air Studio And Gallery, May 16-18

Since 2010, Art in the Open has challenged artists to respond to the environment of the Schuylkill River with a very public art show. Each May, several dozen juried artists create and exhibit site-specific works in multiple mediums right along the Schuylkill Banks, the 1.5-mile multi-use trail along the Schuylkill River waterfront. Art en pleine […]

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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

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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October 24, 2013

Our Guide To The 2013 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, Saturday And Sunday, October 26-27

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will stream in to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now the the largest one-day rowing competition in the world — and it’s right here […]

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October 1, 2013

The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival Makes Waves On The Schuylkill River, This Saturday, October 5

This Saturday, October 5, Philadelphia celebrates the ancient Chinese tradition of Dragon Boat Racing with a full-fledged dragon boat race and festival along the Schuylkill River. The Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival serves as the city’s celebration of the ancient Chinese tradition of dragon boat racing which dates back to 278 B.C. According to legend, […]

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September 23, 2013

Save The Date: The 2013 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns, Saturday And Sunday, October 26-27

This fall, rowers from all over the world will stream in to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now the the largest one-day rowing competition in the world — and it’s right here […]

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August 26, 2013

The Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights Present Three Final Movies As Part Of Its Free Summer Film Series, August 29, September 5 And 12

Due to a few spouts of rain this summer, the Schuylkill Banks movie nights continue a little further into the season (we’re not complaining!) with free outdoor movies at the end of August and early September. A variety of films that are sure to satisfy all movie preferences are slated to take the spotlight for […]

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