September 1-5, 2016

Long Weekend Picks: Night Market, Made In America, Parks On Tap, Free Museum Admission And More

The top ways to spend your long weekend in Philadelphia...

Labor Day weekend has arrived and, here in Philadelphia, the holiday weekend delivers fun in a major way — the Made in America music festival, outdoor movie screenings, First Friday fun, Parks on Tap at FDR Park and so much more.

To help you plan your long weekend in Philadelphia, we’re publishing our Weekend Picks post earlier than usual — and we’re ducking out shortly to enjoy the holiday. Our Long Weekend Picks post includes events from Thursday through Monday.

Be sure to follow Uwishunu on Instagram and Twitter for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philadelphia.

Thursday, September 1

Old City Eats

Rediscover the historic neighborhood every Thursday evening with irresistible deals and specials...

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Night Market

Night Market returns for its September event this Thursday night with a solid showcase of food trucks, live music, drinks and more. (Photo by D. Tavani for The Food Trust)

Friday, September 2

Hennypalooza at the Trocadero Theatre

This Friday, the Trocadero Theatre welcomes HennyPalooza, a ticketed concert that features a range of talented musicians and plenty of Hennessy.

MAPS at Jinxed Fishtown

Jinxed’s First Friday show dusts off a collection of antique maps of Philadelphia, spanning 300 years of the revolutionary city’s history.

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Clark Park

This Friday night, Clark Park hosts a free screening of Creed as part of its summer movie series. (Photo by Ben Tran courtesy University City District)

Saturday, September 3

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

First Friday

The holiday weekend kicks off with First Friday fun across Philadelphia — think parties, exhibition openings and more. (Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia)

Sunday, September 4

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Made in America

The Made in America music festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on both Saturday and Sunday. (Photo by Steve Garfinkel courtesy Made in America)

Monday, September 5

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Neighborhoods

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