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October 10, 2014

Long Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, RiverCity Festival, Old City Fest, Outfest, County Fair At The Oval, DesignPhiladelphia, POST, Franklin Flea, Fall Exhibitions And More

Long Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, RiverCity Festival, Old City Fest, Outfest, County Fair At The Oval, DesignPhiladelphia, POST, Franklin Flea, Fall Exhibitions And More

Fall is in full effect in Philadelphia, and this weekend celebrates the season with major festivals, dining events, neighborhood happenings and so much more. On Saturday, Bloktoberfest brings a solid set of music (featuring Chill Moody!), craft beer, food trucks to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, on Sunday, the first-ever Old City Fest celebrates DesignPhiladelphia with […]

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October 9, 2014

County Fair At The Oval Brings A Ferris Wheel, Movie Screenings, Food Trucks, Outdoor Drinks, Music And More To The Parkway, October 10-12

County Fair At The Oval Brings A Ferris Wheel, Movie Screenings, Food Trucks, Outdoor Drinks, Music And More To The Parkway, October 10-12

Exciting news! A full-fledged County Fair arrives at The Oval this weekend, October 10 through 12, for the last of The Oval’s weekends of fall programming. Celebrate fall — and fairs — with everything from a Ferris wheel and carnival games to an outdoor bar and free movie screenings. Read on for our guide to […]

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October 7, 2014

Columbus Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Guide To How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly

Dilworth Park

In typical long weekend form, the Philadelphia area is full of happenings to fill your calendar this Columbus Day, which hits on Monday, October 13. From Bloktoberfest on South Street to Old City Fest in Old City and a County Fair-themed event at The Oval and the RiverCity Festival at Penn Treaty Park, the festivals […]

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October 3, 2014

Weekend Picks: Midtown Village Fall Fest, Revolutionary Germantown Festival, Chestnut Hill Fall Fest, First Friday, Fall Pop-Up At The Oval, Schuylkill Boardwalk Opening Weekend And More

Midtown Village Fall Festival

It’s a doozy of a weekend. First up, the Midtown Village Fall Festival brings eight (!) beer gardens, alfresco eats from favorite Midtown Village restaurants, games, music and more to 12th and 13th Streets in Center City on Saturday. Check out our full guide to one of the city’s biggest fall festivals. Also on Saturday, […]

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October 1, 2014

Outdoorsy Weekend At The Oval Brings Free Movie Screenings, A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Kid-Friendly Games And More To The Parkway, October 3-5

Outdoorsy Weekend At The Oval Brings Free Movie Screenings, A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Kid-Friendly Games And More To The Parkway, October 3-5

Philadelphia’s glorious fall festival season hits a high note this weekend with a dozen festivals both in the city and beyond. A recent addition to the fest lineup, the first of two weekends of fall programming at The Oval arrives this weekend. The pop-up park on the Parkway celebrates autumn Friday, October 3 through Sunday, […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway's Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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August 15, 2014

Weekend Picks: Final Weekend Of The Oval’s Summer Season Starting With The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, Plus Festivals At Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia Folk Festival, Free Movie Screenings And More

The Oval

This weekend marks the summer swan song for The Oval as it closes down to make way for the epic Made In America music festival headed our way in just a few weeks. But before the well-loved pop-up park closes for the season it hosts a variety of programming — quizzo, family-friendly activities, food truck […]

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August 15, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Returns To The Oval Today Starting At 4 P.M. To Kick Off The Last Weekend Of Summer Programs At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Returns To The Oval Today Starting At 4 P.M. To Kick Off The Last Weekend Of Summer Programs At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway

Heads up, beer garden fans! Today and tomorrow are the final two days of The Oval Beer Garden. If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit the gorgeous grove on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, today’s the day. Today, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Happy Hour Series arrives at The Oval’s magical beer garden from […]

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August 13, 2014

Tonight Picks: Prom On The Parkway At The Oval, Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, Center City Sips, Dining Under The Stars In Media And More

Independence Beer Garden

The skies have cleared just in time for Center City Sips which brings sweet happy hour deals to more than 80 bars in Center City, Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City. Enjoy the summer night and have a few drinks alfresco — check out our guide to the best outdoor spots for Center City Sips. […]

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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

The Oval

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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