Happy weekend, Philadelphia!
Tonight from 5 to 8 p.m., the
Visit Philly Beer Garden Series jump starts the weekend with happy hour deals at The Oval. Today is also the final day for Center City Restaurant Week, so be sure to get out there and enjoy a $20 three-course lunch or $35 three-course dinner at more than 100 great restaurants in Philly.
Along Penn’s Landing, a number of cultures are celebrates as the PECO Multicultural Series returns on Saturday with the
Festival of India and on Sunday with the Caribbean Festival.
Read on for our guide to this weekend.
Friday, August 14
Top Pick: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series at The Oval
Top Pick: Center City Restaurant Week — Closing Day!
Top Pick: Free Screening of Cool Runnings at The Oval
Top Pick: Philadelphia Folk Festival (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Top Pick: Smooth Jazz Summer Nights at Penn’s Landing
Top Pick: Free Iced Coffee From Saxbys Coffee & Visit Philadelphia
Forest-To-Plate Dinner at Awbury Arboretum
The Art of The Brick at The Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Free Screening of Dethgasm at Liberty Lands Park
Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience at Longwood Gardens (Fri, Sat)
Unearthed in the Archives at the Penn Museum
Free Screening of The Princess Bride at Lovett Library Park in Mt. Airy
Free Screening of Ghostbusters at Water Tower Recreation Center
Art Splash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Black Masala at Johnny Brenda’s
Teaspoon and Petals Iced Tea Pop-Up at COOK (Fri, Sat)
$10 Admission to the Penn Museum (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Saturday, August 15
Top Pick: 12 Ways to Beat the Heat in Philadelphia
Top Pick: The Festival of India at Penn’s Landing
Top Pick: Le Bok Fin at Building Bok (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Top Pick: Free Yoga at Race Street Pier
Top Pick: Splash in the Square and Free Screening of Dolphin Tale at Franklin Square
Hidden River Blues Festival at Venice Island in Manayunk
Art Star Pop Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Free Screening of West Side Story at the Trolley Car Diner in Mt. Airy
More events, below.
GayFest! (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Pilates in the Park at Francisville Recreation Center
Pucker Up Sourfest at Devil’s Den
A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life at Winterthur (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Genghis Khan: Bring The Legend To Life at The Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography Of Jacques Lowe at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Crabfest at City Tap House University City
World Helicopter Day at the American Helicopter Museum
Beneath The Surface: Life, Death And Gold In Ancient Panama at the Penn Museum
Tonight, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series kicks off the weekend with deals on craft beer at The Oval.
(Photo by Albert Yee at Visit Philadelphia)
Sunday, August 16
Top Pick: Caribbean Festival at Penn’s Landing
Top Pick: Pay-What-You-Can Yoga at the Schuylkill Banks
Top Pick: Tall Ships Tavern Beer Garden (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Top Pick: Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene at AAMP (Fri, Sat, Sun) — Closing Day!
Top Pick: 15 Must-Have Frozen Treats In Philly To Savor Before The End Of Summer (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Punk Rock Flea Market at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Speaking Out For Equality at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun)
DJ Royale at Morgan’s Pier
Ride Indego (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Craft Beer & Lobster Fest at Doc Magrogan’s
Cars and Cigars in Skippack
Late-Night Happy Hour at North Bowl
SkyBrunch at Top of the Tower
Second Nature at the Philadelphia Zoo (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Our Guide to The Top Beer Gardens in Philadelphia
Traction Company at PAFA (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Brat BBQ at Prohibition Taproom
Heathers: The Musical at the Prince Theater
Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Fri, Sat, Sun)