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August 12, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Free Movies, Local Food Trucks And Awesome Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Heads up, Philadelphia! This week is the final week of The Oval, Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway. This summer, the awesome public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has welcomed crowds to take advantage of daily programming, tons of free live entertainment, a lineup of food trucks and the lovely tree-lined beer garden. This […]

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August 12, 2014

Roundup: How To Spend Your Summer Nights In Philadelphia This August

Summer nights in Philadelphia are chock-full of warm weather-appropriate happenings — from outdoor movie screenings in University City to alfresco happy hour in Old City and beyond. While we may be speeding through the last full month of summer (no, don’t shed a tear), there’s no shortage of late-summer nightlife to fill your calendar. We’ve […]

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August 8, 2014

Weekend Picks: Bacon Fest At The Oval, Pennsylvania Dutch Festival At Reading Terminal Market, Free Movie Screenings, Restaurant Week In Northern Liberties, Bassmasters, Peddler’s Village Peach Festival And More

With sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s, this weekend’s weather is ideal for all of the outdoor happenings on tap for the coming days. After a rainy Friday last week, it looks like we’re to treated with perfect skies for the rescheduled date of Bacon Fest at The Oval. Tonight, head to the Parkway’s […]

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August 5, 2014

Your Essential Philadelphia Summertime Bucket List — 31 Ways To Savor Summer In Philly

Ahh, summer in Philadelphia. The steamy sidewalks, cool water ice, abundant alfresco dining, brilliant beer gardens and general easygoing vibe make the City of Brotherly Love a spectacular spot to spend a summer day. There are so many, many ways to enjoy summer in the city, and we want to be sure no one misses […]

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August 1, 2014

Weekend Picks: 2nd Street Festival In Northern Liberties, First Friday, Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Two Festivals At Penn’s Landing And More

First Friday happenings reign this evening in neighborhoods all over the city. Look forward to a one-of-a-kind party at Little Baby’s Ice Cream, the 2014 Fringe Festival Guide Launch Party at FringeArts, a First Friday bash at The Barnes Foundation and more. Also along the Frankford Avenue corridor in Fishtown, which is home to First […]

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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 8

UPDATE: Bacon Fest has been postponed due to weather. The festival will now take place on Friday, August 8. This Friday, August 8, 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 […]

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July 24, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Free Movie Screenings Across The City, University City Dining Days, Pairings On The Parkway And More

Gear up for the weekend at a ton of outdoor (and indoor) happenings all over the city. Thursday nights mean free movie screenings all around the city — Ride Along at Penn’s Landing, Zoolander at the Schuylkill Banks and Jingle Bell Rocks! at Clark Park. Tonight, a special event arrives at Spruce Street Harbor Park, […]

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July 18, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Hits The Oval Today At 4 P.M. To Help Kick Off Its Opening Weekend

The Oval launched its summer 2014 season this week and kicks off its first weekend with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series happy hour, the launch of Yards Brewing Company’s Fairmout Park Pale Ale and much more. Who’s ready to start another sweet summer weekend at a brilliant beer garden? With the turnout at the […]

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July 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: University City Dining Days Kicks Off, Free Outdoor Movie Screenings Across The City, Beer Garden Quizzo At Memphis Taproom, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain And More

The weather this evening is seriously perfect, making for an ideal opportunity to take advantage of the numerous alfresco events on tap for the next few hours. Summer in the city means free outdoor movies, and tonight there will be crowds taking over public spaces for screenings all around town. At Clark Park, The Awesome […]

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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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