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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

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

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

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

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 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 5, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, August 6-10

Have you been to The Oval yet? 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 garden. Each day, the agenda revolves around […]

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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 31, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screening At Paine’s Park, Special Events At The Oval, BlackStar Film Festival Kicks Off, Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann And More

It’s the final night of The Mann Center’s summer movie series with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Treat yourself to an evening of film and music as The Philadelphia Orchestra provides the soundtrack for Star Trek Into Darkness. Lawn seats are just $14.50 and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and BYOB. Deal. While a […]

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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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