Weekend Picks: Sakura Sunday, Manayunk StrEAT Festival, 76ers And Flyers Playoff Games And More

Spring into a great weekend with more than 65 fun happenings throughout Philadelphia...

Welcome to a gorgeous spring weekend, Philadelphia!

It’s the last couple of days for the popular Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. Attendees this weekend can look forward to a taiko performance, a Sake Garden at the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden and the big finish on the festival’s most popular day, Sakura Sunday, among cherry blossoms at peak bloom in West Fairmount Park.

The massive Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival is back on Sunday with live music, shopping and 50 local food trucks, including Revolution Taco, Say Cheese Philadelphia and Zsa’s Ice Cream, among many others.

And Philadelphia sports fans already over the moon following the Eagles’ and Villanova Wildcats’ championships this year can root for the home team at playoff games featuring the 76ers (Saturday) and the Flyers (Sunday) in South Philly.

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Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philly.

Friday, April 13

Top Pick

PHILADANCO: Success Stories at the Kimmel Center

This professional dance organization showcases the work and careers of esteemed alumni like Tommie Waheed Evans, Iquail Shaheed and Hope Boykin...

Top Pick

Philly Celebrates Jazz

The city's salute to Jazz Appreciation Month keeps on grooving this weekend with performances and special events at Warmdaddy's, Chris' Jazz Cafe and more...

Jane Irish: Antipodes at Lemon Hill Mansion

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Lemon Hill Mansion becomes the backdrop for one artist's large-scale paintings that explore the global themes of colonialism, opulence and more...

Cinedelphia Film Festival

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Scream queens and horror-loving cinephiles rejoice! The Cinedelphia Film Festival screens a scary-good line up of films this weekend, including I Am Not a Witch, They Remain and more...

LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATER & DANCE

Ongoing Exhibitions

Game Masters at The Franklin Institute

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Play more than 100 classic and modern video games in this interactive trek through gaming history from Asteroids to Angry Birds...

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

Guests at the Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia in Fairmount Park

The annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia concludes this weekend with a taiko performance, tea ceremonies, a Sake Garden and the big Sakura Sunday celebration in West Fairmount Park. (Photo courtesy Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia)

Saturday, April 14

Top Pick

Dining Out For Life Food Truck Pop Up

For this annual fundraising event, food trucks like Cupcake Carnivale and Foolish Waffle donate 33 percent of every bill to Action Wellness...

LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATER & DANCE

Ongoing Exhibitions

Game Masters at The Franklin Institute

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Play more than 100 classic and modern video games in this interactive trek through gaming history from Asteroids to Angry Birds...

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

Manayunk Streat Food Festival

Manayunk's popular StrEAT food truck festival welcomes thousands of hungry attendees and more than 50 food trucks to Main Street this Sunday. (Photo courtesy JPG Photography)

Sunday, April 15

Top Pick

Manayunk StREAT Food Festival

Food trucks converge on Main Street in Manayunk for this food fest featuring more than 50 local food trucks, live music and specials from Main Street eateries...

Top Pick

Philadelphia Furniture Show

Handmade furniture by craftspeople from across the nation fills the 23rd Street Armory during the Philadelphia Furniture Show...

Ongoing Exhibitions

Game Masters at The Franklin Institute

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Play more than 100 classic and modern video games in this interactive trek through gaming history from Asteroids to Angry Birds...

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

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